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February 2010
This Issue Includes:

News Shorts


Workshops in Santa Fe

Workshops Around the World

National Geographic Traveler Photo Seminars

Educational Partner: HP


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Workshops in Santa Fe


Workshops Around the World

DOWNLOADS:

    - Winter/Spring 2010 Catalog

    - Summer 2010 Brochure

   - Image Call (76k PDF)

   - Photography Mentorships Brochure


Quote of the Month

"The picture is not made by the photographer, the picture is more good or less good in function of the relationship that you have with the people you photograph."

— Sebastiao Salgado

Image of the Month

© Kari Hunt
© Kari Hunt, participant in Alan Thornton's "Lighting Portraits on Location" workshop, summer 2009


To request a printed catalog, send an email to: info@santafeworkshops.com Include your name and complete address.



News Shorts
» Take Advantage of an Added Lighting Workshop with David Tejada!
By popular demand, a second session of Small Strobes, Big Results is scheduled for March 21-27. Learn from an industry pro and discover how to use small strobes, to produce big results. Gain the confidence you always wanted in lighting skills and techniques with small strobes! Register online or call the Workshops (505) 983-1400, ext. 11. Check out David's blog post about spontaneity with small strobes.

© David Samuel Robbins
© David Samuel Robbins
» Special Discount: Ladakh: The Last True Remaining Tibet
Join David Samuel Robbins in July on an unforgettable journey to Ladakh. Situated in the rain shadow of the Indian Himalaya. Buddhist culture is alive and well—and vibrantly displayed through the dozens of spectacular monasteries, frequent festivals, and warmhearted, open nature of the Ladakhi people.

Until March 10, 2010, eNews subscribers will receive a $400 discount off the tuition. For complete information, visit www.HimalayanOdyssey.net or call (800) 970-5904. Please mention that you learned about this opportunity through Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.

» Summer Workshop Schedule Now Available
The 2010 Summer brochure will soon be en route to those on our mailing list, so be on the lookout. For those wanting a head start on planning, you can download the PDF from our web site. The full schedule is also posted online. Complete course descriptions, instructor biographies, requirements, and fees will be available by early March. Registration is available now for all workshops in Santa Fe between January and the end of August.

» Our Blog Got a Facelift!
We're thrilled to launch a Workshops blog that has lots of great posts provided by top photographers who teach here. In addition to fun and practical tips, tricks, and insights, it's a useful portal to find links to all of our instructor blogs. Check out blog.santafeworkshops.com—you're bound to find something helpful and inspirational!


Upcoming Workshops in Santa Fe
© David Robin
© David Robin
Dramatic Portraits
with David Robin
March 7 - 13

Portraitists, whether painters or photographers, have always confronted the challenge of creating evocative and meaningful images of their subjects. In this workshop, David Robin aims to decode this mystery and explore techniques to help participants develop their own unique voice and style. Learn how to visualize each portrait and create the appropriate environment and lighting to convey mood and emotion. Check out David's blog post about going with the grain.
© Doug Menuez
© Doug Menuez
Art vs. Commerce
with Doug Menuez
March 7 - 13

Photographers often find it difficult to reconcile the desire to follow one's passion with the need for financial security. Doug Menuez figured out how to get paid for shooting exactly what he loves to shoot, and he shares the logical steps toward finding your own answers, based on his real-life experience. Check out Doug's blog post about pursuing your passion.
© Genevieve Russell
© Genevieve Russell
Photographing People
with Genevieve Russell
March 7 - 13

The art of photographing people is rooted in the ability to listen, observe, and connect with another human being. Whether your aim is a formal portrait or a candid document of a moment, this workshop can help you use light to enhance a mood, compose a compelling image, and recognize the unique expression of your subject.
© Alan M. Thornton
© Jennifer Spelman
Basics of Digital Photography
with Jennifer Spelman
March 21 - 27

Whether you recently acquired your first digital camera or have owned one for a few years, this workshop empowers you to take control of its features and advance your skills. This promises to be an exciting week of mastering the basics of digital photography and cultivating our creativity in an energetic and supportive atmosphere. Check out Jennifer's blog post about the XXX factor.
Visit our web site for a listing of all workshops. Register online or by calling the Workshops at (505) 983-1400, ext. 11.

Workshops Around the World
© David Samuel Robbins
© Joan B. Bockencamp
Spain: Madrid and Barcelona Art Expedition
with John Weiss
May 24 - June 2

Spain is an exhilarating place to make new photographs and to view great art. The mission in this workshop is to do plenty of both. Travel with John Weiss on this inspirational journey through the arts and natural beauty of Spain.

For complete information, please visit www.phototc.com or contact Strabo International Tour Company at (607) 756-8676. Please mention that you learned about this opportunity through Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.
© Allen Birnbach
© Allen Birnbach
The Figure in the Western Landscape
Allen Birnbach
August 10 - 14

The elements of form, gesture, line, texture, light and shadow, and artistic intention all play vital roles in creating successful figure studies. By placing the human figure into a unique and inspiring landscape, we add the additional element of nature and open up countless new opportunities for exploring these elements.

For complete details and to register, please contact Allen Birnbach at info@nudephotoworkshops.com or (303) 333-3316. Please mention that you learned about this opportunity through Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.
© Renie Haiduk
© Renie Haiduk
Africa PhotoAdventure
with Eddie Soloway and Renie Haiduk
May 21 - June 1

Experience the classic romance of old Africa with veteran photographic workshop leaders Eddie Soloway and Renie Haiduk. This promises to be an epic journey in a countryside that is still wild, unspoiled, and far removed from the political turmoil that plagues some areas.

For complete details, visit Eddie's web site. To register or for questions, contact tour facilitators Daniel Anthony (505) 780-3565 or Renie Haiduk (505) 780-3563. Please mention that you learned about this opportunity through Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.


National Geographic Traveler Photo Seminars are Coming to Your Area
© Jim Richardson
© Jim Richardson
Chicago, IL - February 21, 2010
San Francisco CA - February 28, 2010
Minneapolis, MN - March 7, 2010
Denver, CO - March 14, 2010

For more information click here


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