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Layne Kennedy

Minneapolis, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Layne Kennedy

Layne has been instructing at North House for almost two decades. He is a nationally-recognized magazine photographer shooting assignments around the globe for publications like Smithsonian, Terre Sauvage, IslandsNational Geographic Traveler, National Geographic Adventure, National Geographic Book Division, Outside, and Newsweek to name a few. His recent books include, Paddle North-Canoeing The Boundary Waters/Quetico Wilderness and A Hard Water World-Ice Fishing And Why We Do It, both by the prestigious Minnesota Historical Society Press. His previous book, Jewels on the Water-Lake Superior's Apostle Islands, was published in part to secure protected status of this National Lakeshore. Along with assignment work, Layne conducts photo tours around the globe exploring cultural and environmental locations in such places as Kenya, Cuba, Portugal, Costa Rica, Iceland, Greenland, Croatia, Ireland, and others. Layne has taken numerous courses at North House including woodturning and making your own Ukulele.

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Current Courses Offered by Layne Kennedy

5 Days
Teaser image for Grand Marais & Beyond Nature Photography Workshop: Fall Equinox Session

Grand Marais & Beyond Nature Photography Workshop: Fall Equinox Session

The Grand Marais and Beyond course is designed for the enthusiastic photographer, amateur or professional, with an emphasis on storytelling with your photography. Led by editorial photographer Layne Kennedy, you will explore and photograph the scenic shores of Lake Superior, create portraits of local folks, photograph history of the region…
Wed, Sep 30th, 2020  –  Sun, Oct 4th, 2020
Day 1: 6-9pm; Day 2-4: Sunrise to Sunset; Day 5: Sunrise to 11am
Instructor: Layne Kennedy
Thu, Oct 15th, 2020  –  Mon, Oct 19th, 2020
Day 1: 6-9pm; Days 2-4: Sunrise to Sunset; Day 5: Sunrise to 11am
Instructor: Layne Kennedy

Past Courses Offered by Layne Kennedy

Grand Marais & Beyond Nature Photography Workshop: Summer Session

Grand Marais & Beyond: Exploring The Art Of Black and White Photography in Winter

There's an App for That: Smart Phone Photography