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© Michael Long
© Michael Long; Michael teaches "The Language of Landscapes," September 23-28

We have 30 workshops running
between September and December,
ranging from our new Focus Series,
to the basics to Lightroom intensives.
Review them all in our Fall 2012
eCatalog. The catalog is also available
as a downloadable PDF from our web site.


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© Ray Rimmer
© Ray Rimmer, participant in Keith Carter's “Imagining Paradise” workshop, July 2012













Be on the lookout for CONTINUING
news on our 2013 Cuba programs!

© Tony Bonanno
© Tony Bonanno

















Workshops for College Credit

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»Cuba, Here We Come!

© Jennifer Spelman
© Jennifer Spelman
It’s official! The Workshops is authorized by the United States Treasury Department to operate people-to-people educational exchanges in Cuba.

Developed to offer you opportunities to create shared exchanges, our programs focus on celebrating and embracing our similarities, while looking at what our societies can learn from each other. Cuba provides not just another travel experience—but an opportunity to become richer in thought and spirit.

January 22 - January 30, 2013
Seeing Cuba: Discovering the Culture and People of Cuba with Kip Brundage

January 29 - February 6, 2013
Seeing Cuba: Discovering the Culture and People of Cuba with Dustin Sammann

February 5 - February 13, 2013
Seeing Cuba: Discovering the Culture and People of Cuba with Tony Bonanno

February 5 - February 13, 2013
Portrait of Cuba with Jock McDonald

With your camera as your passport, discover Cuba and engage with its welcoming people on these licensed cultural exchanges.

View full details on our Cuba program »




»New for Fall 2012: The Landscape Focus Series

© Linde Waidhofer, © Marc Muench
© Linde Waidhofer, © Marc Muench

Autumn in Northern New Mexico is a magical time of year. The land is awash with color, the air brisk, and the light gently envelops all it touches. It’s the perfect time and setting for our LANDSCAPE Focus Series.

Part workshop, part festival, part seminar, you select one workshop to focus on, with the added benefit of all-community activities throughout the week.

Focus Series: LANDSCAPE, September 23-28
A Natural Eye Master Class: Finding Your Voice
with Eddie Soloway
Eddie celebrates the act of seeing and complete immersion in the landscape, encouraging you to take your technical proficiency and self-sufficiency to the next level.

Deeper into Landscape
with Linde Waidhofer
Follow both paths with Linde—photographing intriguing places in great New Mexico light, and critiquing and discussing your photographic journey.

High Desert Light
with Marc Muench
Mark takes you to a wide variety of locations, where we concentrate on working with the light to make a great subject stand out.

The Language of Landscapes
with Michael Long
In this expansive workshop, Michael encourages you to embrace an increased awareness of what a landscape photograph can be.

View full details on The Focus Series »

»Upcoming Weekend Intensives

Don’t have a week to spend with us in Santa Fe? Come spend a long weekend!

© Will Van Beckum
Lightroom Interface © Will Van Beckum

Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images
with Will Van Beckum
August 24 - August 26

Turn on the power of Lightroom to simply and successfully organize and process your images.


© George DeWolfe
© George DeWolfe

Intensive: Authenticity—The Process of Photographic Creativity
with George DeWolfe
September 7 - September 9

Free yourself from the rules that constrain us and delve deeper into the skill of purely seeing.

Premiere Pro Interface © Will Van Beckum
© Will Van Beckum

Intensive: Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
with Will Van Beckum
November 5 - November 7

Immerse yourself in Adobe Premiere Pro and get practical, hands-on experience editing video projects with speed and efficiency.
Lightroom Interface © Rick Allred
Lightroom Interface © Rick Allred

Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images
with Rick Allred
November 9 - November 11

Learn to successfully organize and process your images with Lightroom.

© Susan Hayre
© Susan Hayre

Intensive: Blurb Bookmaking
with Susan Hayre
November 27 - November 29

Delve into the exciting and rapidly expanding world of self-publishing and custom printed books.


View all upcoming Weekend Intensives »

»Upcoming Workshops in the Spotlight: September & October

Feels like back-to-school time! Here’s a sampling of our inspiring offerings in September and October.

The Hand-Colored Photographic Print
with Kate Breakey
September 30 - October 5

Focus on the fine-art possibilities of the hand-colored image with a modern-day master.

© Kate Breakey
© Kate Breakey

Writing for Photographers
with Leah Bendavid-Val, Sam Abell
October 6 - October 9

If a picture is worth a thousand words, the words that describe the pictures are priceless.

© Sam Abell
© Sam Abell

The Complete Nik Software Digital Workflow
with Tony Corbell
October 8 - October 11

Discover game-changing digital tools and techniques that allow you to minimize computer time.
© Tony Corbell
© Tony Corbell


The Art of Portraiture: Simple to Complex (Special 8-Session, Evening Program)
with Norman Mauskopf
October 9 - December 5

Our first-ever extended workshop offers the intense learning of our classic workshop experience in a two-month long format.
© Norman Mauskopf
© Norman Mauskopf


Composition and Light
with Dottie Lopez
October 22 - October 26

Develop a solid foundation in design elements and use of light to create compelling images.

© Dottie Lopez
© Dottie Lopez


Painting the Passion of Flamenco
with Jeremy Sutton
October 22 - October 26

Create colorful, evocative, painterly works of art using the passionate art of Flamenco as your inspiration.

© Jeremy Sutton
© Jeremy Sutton


Digital Workflow Essentials: Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
with Rick Allred
October 29 - November 2

Streamline your post-process workflow for less computer time, more photography time.


See all upcoming workshops »

© Rick Allred
© Rick Allred

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Filter: Chicago's Premiere Photography Festival

October is quickly approaching and we are thrilled about the stellar lineup of reviewers, workshop teachers and lecturers—including Aline Smithson, whose workshop is sponsored by Santa Fe Workshops—we have for this year's Filter Photo Festival! Filter takes place in Chicago, October 15-21.

View the Filter Photo Festival 2012 schedule, and register »