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© Judy Hoffman
© Judy Hoffman, participant in Jennifer Spelman's “Basics of Digital Photography”, July 2011; Jennifer next teaches her “Basics” workshop March 7-10, 2012.

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»Cuba: People-to-People Educational Exchanges, January/February 2012

Exciting News! Cuba Cultural Travel, in consultation with Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, is running "Cuba: People-to-People Educational Exchanges" in January and February 2012.

Eleven educational programs have been developed to be not just travel experiences but opportunities to create shared experiences that foster dialogue, interaction and understanding. Discover Cuba and engage with its welcoming people on this licensed cultural exchange with your camera as your passport.

Programs begin January 18, 2012, and include:

Street Life in Havana
with Pedro Abascal
January 18 - January 25

Seeing Cuba
with Reid Callanan
January 25 - February 1

Cuba: Picturing Change
with E. Wright Ledbetter
January 25 - February 1

Portrait of Cuba
with Jock McDonald
February 1 - February 8

Havana: Its People and Culture

with Pablo Corral
February 8 - February 15

Visit the Cuba Program section on our web site for the full schedule »

»The Winter/Spring 2012 Schedule is Now Online

© Glenn Randall

From two-and-a-half day intensives to week-long immersive programs, our workshops on beginning photography, portraiture, lighting, creative vision, landscape photography, printing, alternative processes, business practices, storytelling, book making, and more, will enthuse your creativity and expand your technical skills.

So check the Winter/Spring 2012 schedule, and start thinking about your 2012 plans.

Scheduling challenges? Ask us about individualized instruction.

»November/December Workshops: The Learning Continues

The photographic opportunities continue through early December.

© Rick Allred
© Rick Allred

Basics of Digital Photography
with Rick Allred
November 14–18

Join Rick for four fun-filled days, and take a joyful leap into the world of digital photography. By the end you’ll be using your camera in manual mode with ease and processing photographs in Adobe Lightroom!

Check out the details »
© Dottie Lopez
© Dottie Lopez

Intensive: Adobe Photoshop for Photographers
with Dottie Lopez
December 2 - December 4, 2011

Focusd on the most essential features of Photoshop, this fast-paced workshop demonstrates how this powerful program can be used to satisfy the basic requirements of a photographer.

Check out the details »
© Rick Allred
© Rick Allred

Flash and Light: Joy Beyond the Basics of Digital Photography
with Rick Allred
December 5 - December 9, 2011

Now that you have learned the basics of your camera, it is time to tackle available light and your flash equipment—sometimes called speedlites, off-camera flashes, or small strobes!

Check out the details »

»And Here Comes 2012…

© Scott Frier
© Scott Frier

The Birds of Bosque del Apache: Capture to Print
with Scott Frier
January 8 - January 13, 2012

Thousands of Sandhill Cranes, Artic Snow Geese, and a myriad of other birds—watch your entire creative process take flight, then process and print in our digital lab

Check out the details »

» News from Our Partners

A Thousand Forests
Way cool contest by Wacom. Start by sharing your art, photo, or anything that expresses your creativity. For everyone who participates, Wacom donates $5 to the International Child Art Foundation. Plus, three winners from the Americas get an all-expense-paid learning experience at Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. Submission round ends on November 30, 2011.

A Thousand Trees Contest Details »

National Geographic Traveler Seminars
Join National Geographic Traveler photographers Ralph Lee Hopkins and Jay Dickman as they share their insights into producing powerful travel photos in any environment. Gain from their experience as you learn simple techniques to make your photographs outstanding!

Washington, D.C. – December 4, 2011

Visit the web site for more info and to register »
© Jay Dickman
© Jay Dickman

Passion + Hard Work + CENTER = EXPOSURE
Present your work to an international panel of jurors and reviewers with the 2012 CENTER Awards & Review Santa Fe. Over $15,000 in prizes, exhibitions, and more.

Entry deadline January 30, 2012.

Visit www.visitcenter.org for more information »