»Welcome, Abigail and Melyssa!
© Will Van Beckum
We are excited to introduce two new members of our Santa Fe Photographic Workshops staff, and welcome them to The Workshops team.
Abigail Moore, our new Digital Lab Assistant, comes to us from Nashville, Tennessee. Abigail’s photographic work is landscape-based (she climbs ginormous mountains across the country) and she recently starting exploring portraiture. She enjoys folk music, eating delicious food (especially broccoli), hiking, snowboarding, and kayaking. Abigail’s web site is amoorephotographs.com.
Melyssa Holik, our new Marketing Assistant, has lived in Santa Fe for 8 years. As a photographer she is drawn to bright, cheerful, colorful subjects. A lover of the outdoors, you can often find her hiking, mountain biking, and snowboarding. Melyssa has two dogs—Fufu Cuddly Poops and Bacon Bit—and her eclectic hobbies include making cheeses. Her web site is holikdesign.com.
»One Light Portraits: New Video Series
Guess what! You don’t need a huge amount of lighting equipment to create dramatic portraits. David Robin shows you how in our new One Light Portraits video series. David, a portrait and beauty photographer with more than 25 years of experiences, shares his best, easy-to-follow tips in our free nine-part series.
Interested in learning more from David? Join him in our 3,000 square foot studio for a workshop!
Lighting Dramatic Portraits
with David Robin
Learn to create evocative and meaningful portraits by mastering lighting and aesthetic choices.
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»Oh, Baby! Try a Lensbaby in our Workshops!
© Lindsay Adler, © Charles Needle
Whether you've never heard of Lensbaby creative effects camera lenses or you are already familiar with them, this is your chance to play and experiment. For the following workshops, Lensbaby is sending us demo gear, available for you to use as added creative tools.
Creative Macro Photography
with Charles Needle
Capture the beauty in ordinary objects without a lot of fancy equipment, lighting, or technical proficiency.
March 31-April 4
Portraits with a Fashion Flair
with Lindsay Adler
Break free of traditional portrait and wedding photography, and embrace the creative artist within yourself!
Many thanks to our partners at Lensbaby for their support!
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»Be Inspired by Nature: Three Landscape Destinations
© David Middleton, © Julien McRoberts
Embark on a landscape adventure, and explore the photo opportunities of the towering Redwood forests, Wildwood’s sun-soaked nostalgia, or Big Sur’s graceful splendor.
Redwood National Park: Land of Giants
with David Middleton and Brenda Berry
Beautiful forests, wild beaches, humongous trees—it doesn’t get better than this!
Beach Blanket Bingo: Wildwood, New Jersey
with Julien McRoberts
Julien’s "Americana" series continues with what just might be the most interesting and “Wildwood” one yet!
A Natural Eye: Big Sur
with Eddie Soloway
Find inspiration along the same rugged coast that captivated such icons as Ansel Adams and Edward Weston.
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