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Online Newsletter for February 2006

This Issue Includes:

New Staff Welcomed

Summer Course Descriptions Available

Digital Intensive Offered in May

Apple Computers -- Winter Special

Fine-Art Photographic Prints for Sale

Upcoming Digital Lab Workshops

Photo-Eye's Photographer's Showcase presents New Work by David Burdeny

Big Sur Workshop with Eddie Soloway

Santa Fe Center for Photography 

Calumet Presents Silver Conference and Competition

National Geographic Traveler: Upcoming Seminars




Quick Links:

Winter/Spring Photography Workshops

Summer Photography Workshops

Digital Lab Workshops

Digital Workflow Intensive, May 2006

A Gathering of Creative Women

The Workshops Store



 
Quote of the Month

"I've always wanted to be aware of what's going on around me, and I've wanted to use photography as an instrument of research into and reporting on the life of my own time."

-Paul Strand



Jerry's Digital Tip of the Month
Jerry's away doing training this month. Check back in March.







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New Staff Welcomed

© Alan Myers
Darcy Schwerin (in green scarf) recently joined the Santa Fe Workshops family as part of the Marketing & Public Relations team. She previously attended a workshop with us and then worked on seasonal staff as work/study and most recently as a course assistant. We welcome Darcy and her husband Michael to Santa Fe!

It is with great pleasure that the Santa Fe Workshops announces the seasonal staff for our upcoming Winter/Spring session. Pictured here along with their leaders Renie Haiduk, Nerissa Escanlar, and Joel Lipovetsky are returning staff Jennifer Davidson, Kristen Densmore, Ryan Heffernan, Dottie Lopez, BB Macias, and Sharon Mier and new crew members Poan Kang and Mark Fisher (not pictured, Inga Hendrickson).

Summer Course Descriptions Available
Many of the course descriptions for the photography and digital lab workshops in Santa Fe are now available online at www.santafeworkshops.com. The remainder of the course descriptions and our Mexico program this fall will be posted in the next couple of weeks, so check back regularly. Registrations for our Winter/Spring program are very strong and we anticipate the same for the upcoming summer session as well.

If you have questions about any of the workshops, contact the Administration Office by calling (505) 983-1400 or email us at info@santafeworkshops.com.

Digital Intensive Offered in May

© Michael Clark
In a departure from the usual weeklong workshop model, the Santa Fe Workshops is offering a hands-on, two-and-a-half day Digital Workflow Intensive with Nevada Wier, Michael Clark, and Jerry Courvoisier, May 5-7 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

For photographers just getting started in digital photography and those wanting an in-depth overview of workflow choices, this workshop will provide an opportunity to work hands-on with three noted and knowledgeable photographers and to clarify the complexities of this often-confusing topic. Each instructor brings a wealth of experience in digital photography and is an organized and proven workshop leader.

For complete information, a workshop schedule, and instructor biographies click here. For further information on our other workshops or to register, please contact the Santa Fe Workshops at (505) 983-1400 or email us at info@santafeworkshops.com.

Apple Computers -- Winter Special
Announcing: The all-new MacBook
Pro with Intel Core Duo and built-in
iSight Camera. Click here for more
details.
During the Winter workshops season (through March 18), you can add more memory to your Apple computer for a reduced rate. Take 10% off all memory upgrades when you purchase a new PowerMac or PowerBook system.

Also, protect your Apple investment with AppleCare -- up to 3 years of additional Apple-certified repair and expert telephone support. Purchase a PowerBook, PowerMac (with or without display) or the brand new MacBook Pro and select the AppleCare Protection Plan as an option at one-half the Workshops' retail price (will vary depending on computer model).

Call Alan Myers at the Workshops (505-983-1400 ext. 13) for futher information on all available Apple products and to take advantage of this great special. For additional products available through The Workshops, choose Apple Value Added Reseller from the home page. Use SFW0206 when asked for the password. You can also go to Apple's Web site for complete product descriptions and available options.


Fine-Art Photographic Prints for Sale


© Henri Cartier-Bresson
The Santa Fe Workshops is pleased to offer you the opportunity to purchase original, fine-art, signed prints from important figures in the history of 20th century photography. Photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Diane Arbus, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Paul Caponigro, Bruce Davidson, and Ernst Haas are being offered from a private collection only through the Santa Fe Workshops. To view photographs offered for sale, visit fine-art photography sales.

Please address all inquires to info@santafeworkshops.com (with "Photography Collection‚" in the subject box) or call 505-983-1400.

Upcoming Digital Lab Workshops
© Brenda Kelley
Beginning Photoshop CS2 will be offered April 3-7 with Brenda Kelley. This introduction to the concepts, language, and tools of Photoshop is one of our most popular workshops. The workshop provides a foundation from which to build your confidence in using this powerful image-processing software.

Perhaps you already have the basics of Photoshop CS2 down and want to improve the way you work and increase your productivity. The Practical User's Guide to Photoshop CS2 with Jerry Courvoisier April 10-14 focuses on developing your expertise and provides you with shortcuts and strategies to make your workflow more productive.

Introduction to Final Cut Pro with Chi-Ho Lee April 24-27 is designed for anyone interested in editing professional-quality video using Apple's Final Cut Pro. Topics discussed include capturing footage from tapes, working with audio, and marking and editing clips.

Photo-Eye's Photographer's Showcase presents New Work by David Burdeny

© David Burdeny
"Made along the shorelines of Japan, Northern France, and the Pacific Northwest, this recent body of work thematically continues my interest in the thresholds that divide and connect the sea to land."--David Burdeny.

View David Burdeny's portfolio Shorelines.

The Photographer's Showcase is an online juried gallery at photoeye.com. Application is open to photographer's worldwide. Read more as to how you can submit work.

View other Photographer's Showcase portfolios

Big Sur Workshop with Eddie Soloway

© Eddie Soloway
Veteran workshop instructor Eddie Soloway is offering his popular "Natural Eye" workshop at Big Sur, California, March 16-19. He weaves together some of the elements of his Santa Fe-based workhop, including activities designed to open up a natural eye and fine-tuning technical ideas that help you capture what you see. The beautiful surroundings of this area set the tone for both individual and group learning.

Several spaces are still available in this on-the-road workshop. Call the Workshops for further information or to register (505) 983-1400.

Santa Fe Center for Photography

I Love It © Julie Blackmon, 2006 Project Competition Winner
Announcing the 2006 Competition Winners!

The Santa Fe Center for Photography (SFCP) announces the winners of the twelfth annual Project Competition and Singular Image Awards. To view a list of the winners, visit http://www.sfcp.org/programs.cfm?p=Winners2006 .

For additional information about the competitions and other SFCP programs please visit their Web site at: www.sfcp.org, or call 505-984-8353.

Calumet Presents Silver Conference and Competition
Calumet has added some updated information about the upcoming Silver Conference and Competition in Pasadena, CA. You'll see more links to speakers' websites and more details about the panelists and topics for the conference. Also, be sure to download the competition entry form and details.

This conference is jointly sponsored by Ilford Photo and Calumet Photographic and is a must-attend event for dedicated black-and-white photographers and printmakers. Plenty of spots are still available but it's recommended that you register early to ensure your place at the conference.

For further details, including hotel information and airline discounts, go to the Calumet website.

National Geographic Traveler: Upcoming Seminars

© Jim Richardson
"Inside Secrets of Successful Travel Photography"
Seattle - February 19
Toronto - March 12

Join National Geographic Traveler photographer Jim Richardson and Traveler Senior Editor Dan Westergren for an in-depth presentation on what it takes to produce excellent travel photos.

"Travel Photography in the Digital World"
New York - March 5

Would you like to learn more about how to get the most out of the new digital photo medium? National Geographic Expeditions photographer Ralph Lee Hopkins and Traveler Senior Editor Dan Westergren will help you understand and take advantage of this new medium.

Space is still available for all seminars. For further information including additional dates, locations, and seminars, or to register please go to: www.santafeworkshops.com/Traveler

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