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Online Newsletter for June 2006

This Issue Includes:

Featured Photography Workshops in Santa Fe

The Workshops Welcomes New Staff

Arnold Newman Passes On at 88 Years Old

Apple Computers

Summer Image Presentations Begin June 19

Upcoming Digital Lab Workshops

Photo-Eye's Photographer's Showcase presents New Work by Jennifer Greenburg

On-the-Road Workshops

Calumet Photographic. It's Where the Pros Go. 

National Geographic Traveler: Upcoming Seminar




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On-the-Road Workshops & Tours

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Quote of the Month

"Saturate yourself with your subject and the camera will all but take you by the hand."

-Margaret Bourke White



Jerry's Digital Tip of the Month
In this month's tip, listen and watch as Jerry describes how to reprocess and stack Raw image files to expand the dyanmic range of an exposure.

Download (Mac: Option-click, PC: right click-Save Target As...) the Quick Time movie that shows you how. Need Quick Time for Mac? Download it here. Need Quick Time for PC? Download it here.

View an archive of digital tips from Jerry.








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Featured Photography Workshops in Santa Fe
© Susan & Neil Silverman
Successful Travel and Stock Photography
July 16 - July 22
Susan & Neil Silverman

Learn the ins and outs of travel and stock photography, from what sells to model releases, in this informative and fun workshop with Susan and Neil Silverman. You may already have a stockpile of archived images that could be marketable, and the next time you photograph your family vacation or visit a local farmers' market, you might end up with a great stock image.

Through lectures, demonstrations, and taking pictures in the field, we explore photographing people, nature, and travel. Topics covered include understanding your camera and its possibilities, lighting as the backbone of photography, mastering a great "wall hanger," photographing people and places far and near, tools and techniques for dramatizing images, how to build demand for your images, and how to travel light, smart, and sharp.

Expressive Black-and-White Photography, July 16-22 with Don Kirby
Mastering Your Flash, July 16-22 with Julia Dean
Perfecting the Digital Workflow, July 23-29 with Al Satterwhite
Funding Your Photographic Projects , July 23-29 with David H. Wells
Visual Storytelling, July 30-August 5 with Norman Mauskopf
Exploring Creativity, August 6-12 with Sean Kernan
The Art of Seeing, August 6-12 with Jo Whaley

For additional information on these workshops, click on the course title or visit the Santa Fe Workshops Web site. To view our full summer schedule, click HERE. If you have questions or would like to register, call (505) 983-1400.

The Workshops Welcomes New Staff
The Santa Fe Workshops begins its 17th summer season on June 18. We look forward to having many of you back for another workshop and getting to know those of you who will be joining us for the first time. A group of 15 seasonal staff members will be welcomed into The Workshops family for the summer, providing support, energy, and enthusiasm. Jennifer Davidson, Daniel Paashaus, and Tom Ritter are returning for another season and will be joined by Amy Cutting, Tim Householder, Zara Rapoport, Lalove Benedict, Page Bertelsen, Jonathan Hanson, Maggie Yuracheck, Megan Novick, Nicholas Pedersen, Jennifer Spelman, Chelsea Freeman, and Sara Mae Spinale.

Finally, The Workshops is also pleased to announce three new year-round staff members: Dottie Lopez as Digital Assistant, Jay Reisinger as Bookkeeper and Store Manager, and Cami Berg in the Administration Office.

Arnold Newman Passes On at 88 Years Old

Arnold Newman and SFW Director Reid Callanan
Master portrait photographer and workshop teacher Arnold Newman passed on Tuesday, June 6th after a brief illness. We send our condolences to his family. His legacy in the history of photography is firmly etched by his seminal portraits. Our lasting memories of Arnold here in Santa Fe are of a tireless and giving teacher, a great storyteller, and a loyal friend. We are currently enjoying fond memories of our times with Arnold and are saddened we will not see him again. God speed Arnold.

Apple Computers
Faster Comes Standard! The 15-inch MacBook Pro now comes standard with a 2.0 or 2.16GHz dual-core Intel engine (5x faster than the PowerBook G4). Also standard on all MacBook Pros are iSight, Front Row, and iLife '06. A 17-inch model is also available.

Protect your Apple investment with AppleCare -- up to 3 years of additional Apple-certified repair and expert telephone support. Purchase a PowerMac (with or without display), a MacBook Pro or Cinema Display and select the AppleCare Protection Plan as an option at 25% off the Workshops' retail price (will vary depending on computer model).

Call Alan Myers at the Workshops (505-983-1400 ext. 13) for further 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 SFW0606 when asked for the password. You can also go to Apple's Web site for complete product descriptions and available options.


Summer Image Presentations Begin June 19
If you live in the Santa Fe area or will be visiting the area this summer, please keep in mind that the Santa Fe Workshops sponsors an eight-week series of image presentations on Monday and Wednesday evenings, beginning June 19 and continuing through August 9. Presentations by well-known professional photographers teaching at the Santa Fe Workshops are held in the auditorium of the Santa Fe Preparatory School on Camino Cruz Blanca, Monday and Wednesday evenings at 8:30 PM. These lectures present three to four photographers each evening and are free to the public. The weekly lecture series is the Workshops' gift to the community—a way to share the excitement, to instruct, and to inspire. Click HERE for a lecture schedule (subject to change). For up-to-the-minute scheduling, call the Workshops office at (505) 983-1400. 

Upcoming Digital Lab Workshops

© Dan Burkholder
Creative Photoshop with John Lund
June 18-24

Thanks to Photoshop, the barriers between imagination and execution have been eliminated, opening up new photographic realities to all of us. This workshop explores the creation of such new images, whether for the commercial worlds of stock, advertising, and editorial illustration or for the worlds of personal expression and fine art. Our emphasis is on seamless photo-realistic compositing, though the techniques can be equally well employed in enhancing existing photographs.

Join John Lund, the author of Adobe Master Class: Photoshop Compositing, for a great week of creativity and exploration.

Digital Decisions: Designing Your Personal Workflow with Dan Burkholder
July 23-29

This workshop addresses the all important subject of digital workflow, but on a more customized level. We'll discard the one-size-fits-all approach to digital imaging as we tailor techniques and approaches that make the most sense for you.

Dan Burkholder was one of the first photographic artists to embrace digital technology in the early 1990s. He is best known for hybridizing the power of digital imaging with the classic sensitivity of tonality and composition that has shaped the medium for 170 years. Dan will also share with participants his recent exploration of High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

For additional information on these workshops, click on the course title or visit the Santa Fe Workshops Web site. To view our full summer schedule, click HERE. If you have questions or would like to register, call (505) 983-1400.

Photo-Eye's Photographer's Showcase Presents New Work by Jennifer Greenburg
© Jennifer Greenburg
"The Rockabillies" is work from the past six years which examines a unique global subculture and my relationship/place within it. The individuals chosen are part of the Rockabilly scene that has co-opted the looks and values of mid-twentieth century America. The group appears almost blissfully ignorant of both the realities of the time period so adored and of current realities. Few, if any members of the Rockabilly culture would, in actuality, want to live in the unsettled post-war era; however, the imagery and ideals have been taken along with an almost wistful interpretation of the time, and made into something new."
--Jennifer Greenburg.

View
Jennifer Greenburg's portfolio The Rockabillies.

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

On-the-Road Workshops

© Raul Touzon
Guelaguetza, Dance of the Gods: Oaxaca, Mexico
Led by Raul Touzon
July 14-22, 2006

Guelaguetza—Zapotec for "offering"—is the ancient celebration still held in Oaxaca each year to give thanks for the bountiful harvest. The city is also known for its colonial architecture, the richness of its cultural traditions, the wide variety of its cuisine, and its temperate climate. Participants also enjoy excursions to the ruins of Monte Alban and visits to several villages known for their crafts. The weekly markets in Tlacolula and Ocotlan are also attended.

Every day, in addition to reviews and critiques of images made the previous day, lectures on how to improve your photographic skills are give.

For further details and information about registering, click HERE. To view more images of Oaxaca, visit www.touzonphoto.com.

A Natural Eye: Ghost Ranch, New Mexico
Led by Eddie Soloway
September 13-17, 2006

Eddie Soloway takes his popular "Natural Eye" workshop on the road, this time to northern New Mexico's historic Ghost Ranch. An area that has inspired scores of artists including Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams, the surrounding countryside features some of the Southwest's most awesome landscape. Eddie weaves together many of the elements of his Santa Fe-based workshops as well as ample time to photograph and two specially arranged tours, one on O'Keeffe and the Ghost Ranch landscape and the other to her renowned home and studio in nearby Abiquiu.

For further details and information about registering, click HERE.

Calumet Photographic. It's Where the Pros Go.
We understand your time comes at a premium, and in order to help you save more of it, we've updated our website making it easier to find what you need so you can get on with your day. The new site design is just the beginning—we've also improved our search technology and category listings for more accurate results. Some things haven't changed, like our commitment to outstanding customer service and professional advice. We're continuously working to improve your shopping experience—the new site is only the tip of the iceberg. Check out the new website, www.calumetphoto.com, and let us know what you think at website@calumetphoto.com.

National Geographic Traveler: Upcoming Seminar

© Ralph Lee Hopkins
"Travel Photography in the Digital World"
Los Angeles -- June 25


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 in the Los Angeles seminar. For further information or to register please go to: www.santafeworkshops.com/Traveler


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