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“It is one thing to photograph people. It is another to make others care
about them by revealing the core of their humanness.”
|Jerry's Digital Tip of the Month
of the Month
© Lucia Arana, participant
"Lighting the Editorial Portrait" workshop with
Andrew Eccles, Summer 2008.
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» The Winter/Spring
2009 workshop schedule is now posted on our Web site
(click on link and scroll towards the bottom). Course descriptions
should be available by the end of September. We are excited about
the line-up and invite you to join us.As many of you know, some
workshops fill very quickly and you won't want to hesitate too
Call for Entries—Santa Fe Photographic Workshops 20th Anniversary Calendar
In 2009, we celebrate twenty years in photographic education. To
honor this milestone we will produce a calendar illustrated
with images made by workshop participants and staff. This
calendar will be twenty months long starting January 2009 and
ending August 2010. To choose the twenty calendar photographs,
we invite you to submit images made in Santa Fe or San Miguel
de Allende during a workshop.
The first Santa Fe Photographic Workshops catalog cover,
1990 © John
All entrants will have a chance to win one of eight $500 tuition
certificates to a workshop in Santa Fe or San Miguel in 2009
or 2010. All photographers with images selected for the
calendar will receive 20 calendars. Proceeds from the
sale of the calendar will go to the Workshops scholarship fund.
Send prints (8”x10” or smaller) or digital files
(300 dpi at 8”x10”) to the address below by October
15. Entries will not be returned.
Deadline for submissions is October 15, 2008. There
is no fee to enter, but a limit of 10 images per person please.
Mail entries to:
Santa Fe Photographic Workshops
20th Anniversary Calendar
50 Mt. Carmel Road, #F2
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Digital Lab Workshop in Santa Fe
The summer season may be winding
down here in Santa Fe, but we are gearing up for
our fall program in the digital lab. Check out the featured workshops
below and read more about them by clicking on the workshop titles.
Register online or call The Workshops to register by phone before
September 1 and receive $100 off any digital lab workshop between
September 15 and December 10. Also, if you are interested in
speaking with someone regarding your workshop choice, please
call Rick Allred, digital lab manager (505) 983-1400, ext. 24.
Photoshop Intensive with Jerry Courvoisier
12 - September 14, 2008
Designed for photographers who are ready to take their images
to the next level but don’t have time to attend a weeklong
workshop, this two-and-a-half-day intensive provides a strong
foundation in Photoshop CS3.
Digital Retouching with Lee Varis
- September 19, 2008
Intended for photographers, graphic designers, illustrators,
printmakers, artists, photo lab technicians, educators, and all
others who have mastered the fundamentals of Photoshop, this
workshop is for those interested in advancing their professional
and personal imaging work. Our focus is on exploring the intersection
of photography and illustration, and discovering how Photoshop
can be used to manipulate and combine images in limitless ways.
Capture to Print with Susan Hayre Thelwell
22 - September 26, 2008
Explore northern New Mexico’s distinctive light, expansive
landscape, and unique culture in this dynamic workshop for beginning
digital photographers. This workshop is an opportunity to study
the region’s master black-and-white photographers and to
learn how light influences every step in the process, from the
initial digital exposure to the final ink-jet print.
Photoshop with Rick Allred
© Rick Allred
October 6 - October
This five-day introduction to the concepts, language, and tools
of Adobe Photoshop is one of our most popular workshops. Participants
master the basics of navigation, selection tools, copy and paste
functions, image adjustment tools, layers and photo compositing,
and filters for interesting visual effects.
The Next Step with Stephen Yadzinski
- October 17, 2008
The workshop content reflects what participants have told us they
wanted to learn next in Photoshop, including proven techniques,
tricks, creative ideas, and timesaving tips that can double productivity.
This is a workshop for photographers, graphic designers, illustrators,
artists, photo lab technicians, educators, and all others who have
mastered the fundamentals of Photoshop and are interested in advancing
their professional and personal imaging work with guidance and
inspiration from our staff. The focus of the week is on developing
a greater understanding of current advances in this powerful imaging
the Photographic Narrative with New Visual Media with
October 20 - October 24, 2008
Today's new digital media provide exciting opportunities for photographers
to take viewers someplace unexpected, opening up new avenues for
the photographer to share a narrative, family vacation, personal
story, or documentary project. This workshop is for photographers
who want to use these new media technologies to share their stories.
and Channels with Adobe Photoshop with Jerry Courvoisier
October 27 - October 31, 2008
In this workshop we examine in depth the layers and channels features
of Photoshop to create complex darkroom effects. We also explore
the various properties that can be used to control and interact
with different image elements. Our goal is to acquire a comprehensive
understanding of how layers and channels allow us to blend, move,
composite, color correct, and mask, and to explore these creative
Click HERE to
view the other digital lab workshops being offered in November
and December, including an added session of The Black-and-White
Master Print with George DeWolfe, December 1 - December 5.
in San Miguel de Allende
Each October and November staff of the Santa Fe
Photographic Workshops travels south of the border to San Miguel
de Allende, Mexico. Rich in culture, heritage, holidays, and
fiestas, San Miguel is a National Historic Landmark and was recently
named to the UNESCO
World Heritage List.
Guanjuato, 2007 © Kendrick Disch
Featured workshops include:
Stock Photography with Patrick Donehue
November 2 - November 9, 2008
The stock photography industry is undergoing dynamic change,
and new opportunities are available to those who can successfully
navigate these exciting times. This workshop is designed to help
travel photographers recognize opportunities and avoid pitfalls.
and the Art of Photography with Doug Beasley
November 2 - November 9, 2008
Revitalize your photography while exploring your relationship
to your subject, your camera, and yourself. Through photo exercises,
assignments, and daily field trips in and around San Miguel de
Allende, participants learn to deepen their visual awareness
while clarifying their approach.
Your Flash with Julia Dean
November 9 - November 16, 2008
The goal of this workshop is for participants to learn how to
use a flash so well that the outcome looks like beautiful ambient
light. Participants learn to work with a variety of lighting
situations, using the flash as both the main source of light
and as a fill light. We spend the week using a flash in TTL wireless
mode, both on and off camera.
In addition, one special workshop being offered is the Gathering
of Creative Women with Joyce Tenneson and Elise Wiarda, October
29-November 2. This week-long retreat is a unique opportunity
for women from all creative backgrounds to gather for spiritual
renewal, to connect with their physical well-being, and to celebrate
their lives as artists. Our base is the magnificent Hacienda
Las Trancas, a private, beautifully restored
hacienda near San Miguel de Allende. It is an ideal setting for
artists who wish to recharge their energies and network.
the full schedule of workshops in San Miguel and call if
you have any questions or if you would like to register.
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