— Luck Kordas




About This Course

In this captivating course, you will embark on a transformative journey from street photography to documentary photography. Renowned photographer Luc KORDAS will guide you through the nuances of both genres, highlighting their differences and equipping you with the knowledge and principles necessary to excel as a documentary photographer. Drawing from Kordas's personal experiences, you will gain valuable insights into the world of documentary photography and learn how to approach assignments effectively.

The course begins by delving into the distinction between street photography and documentary photography, providing a solid foundation for understanding the unique aspects of the latter genre. Luc KORDAS shares essential principles and guidelines that form the backbone of successful documentary photography, ensuring that you can effectively communicate stories and capture the essence of your subjects.

Through engaging discussions and real-world examples, He offers a glimpse into their own journey as a documentary photographer. They share insights from their first assignment at the legendary Gleason's Gym, where boxing legends trained for their fights. You will discover the intricacies of planning and executing a documentary project, gaining valuable knowledge on how to approach assignments with purpose and intention.

One of the key lessons emphasized throughout the course is the importance of long-term projects. Kordas explains how committing to a long-term endeavor can yield profound and impactful storytelling, enabling you to capture the essence of a subject or a community over an extended period. They also stress the significance of adopting a long-distance attitude, fostering a deeper connection with the subjects and facilitating a more authentic representation of their lives.

As the course progresses, Luck KORDAS addresses the crucial aspect of publishing your work and explores various avenues to showcase your documentary photographs. From exhibitions to books, online platforms to magazines, you will gain insights into the diverse opportunities available for sharing your stories with a wider audience.

To enhance your learning experience and encourage practical application, Kordas provides a project description that challenges you to document your neighborhood or surroundings. By focusing on specific details, places, or individuals, you will learn to capture the essence of a larger narrative through a more intimate and personal lens. Kordas encourages you to immerse yourself in this project, allowing you to delve into uncharted territory and expand your skills as a documentary photographer.

Whether you are already comfortable with street photography and looking to venture into documentary photography or simply curious to explore a case study of this transition, this course is designed for you. Kordas's expertise and passion for storytelling shine through, inspiring and empowering you to step into the realm of documentary photography.

Enroll now and join Kordas on this enlightening journey. Gain invaluable knowledge, refine your skills, and embark on a project that will allow you to capture the unique stories that surround you. Your neighborhood is waiting to be documented, and through your lens, you have the power to share its essence with the world. Embrace this opportunity and let your creativity unfold.

Acquired Knowledge

How to transition from street photography to documentary photography
how to start a new project today!
how to choose and go about a long term project
how to publish your work


Luck Kordas
Luc, a highly versatile and prolific photographer, straddles the bustling streets of New York and the rich cultural landscapes of Europe to create his breathtaking body of work. His artistic journey has been deeply influenced by the timeless moments found in everyday life, translating the mundane into the extraordinary through the lens of his camera. His work, much like his life, is not tethered to a single place or theme but is rather an exploration of people, places, and moments. Drawing inspiration from both the chaotic charm of New York's streets and the eclectic tapestry of Europe, Luc creates stunning narratives with his photographs. Every frame he captures is a testament to his skill of finding beauty and intrigue in the simplest of moments. This ability to transform the ordinary into captivating visual stories sets Luc apart in the world of photography. While he is adept at shooting in both color and black and white, Luc often chooses monochrome for his documentary and street work. He sees black and white as a powerful tool for expression, stripping the subject down to its essence and focusing on the raw emotions and intricate details that color can sometimes mask. His black and white photography stands as an intimate exploration of moments, each frame brimming with emotion and a story waiting to be told. Luc's love for travel further enriches his work. He is constantly on the road, meeting new people, discovering new cultures, and capturing new landscapes through his lens. This constant movement has enabled Luc to blend his favorite genres seamlessly, creating a unique style that straddles the boundaries between documentary, portraiture, travel, and street photography. He views the world through a lens that blurs the line between these genres, finding stories in the overlap and contradictions between them. His portraits convey the depth and complexity of his subjects, while his travel and street photography is a rich tapestry of life as it unfolds in its raw, unfiltered glory. Luc's documentary work, on the other hand, presents a more purposeful narrative, capturing moments that offer insights into the human condition and our shared experiences. Luc's photography is not just about capturing images; it's about narrating stories and chronicling human experiences. His camera is his pen, and the world is his canvas. His work serves as an invitation to explore the world, celebrating the beauty of ordinary moments and the people who inhabit them. Luc believes that every photograph holds a story and every story deserves to be told. Each frame Luc captures is imbued with a sense of curiosity and respect for his subject, whether it's a candid moment on a bustling New York street or an intimate portrait set against the backdrop of a European landscape. This approach has earned him recognition and respect in the photography world, his work resonating with audiences worldwide.


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