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© Bill Hilton
© Bill Hilton
In the Winter/Spring 2012 Santa Fe Photographic Workshops catalog, on the Mentorship Program page (page 7), the above image was incorrectly credited to Raul Touzon. The correct copyright is Bill Hilton. Santa Fe Photographic Workshops apologizes for the mistake.

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»Just Around the Corner: 2012

© Sean Brubaker

As we enter the home stretch for 2011 we begin to train our lenses on 2012. To give you a wide-angle view of our range of inspiring offerings, course descriptions for the Winter/Spring 2012 schedule are now available on the web site.

Or download the PDF of the Winter/Spring catalog for a snapshot of the season. So check out our Winter/Spring schedule, and start thinking about your 2012 plans. Bonus: register by January 1, 2012 and we’ll waive your $45 application fee for all of 2012.

Visit the "All Workshops" section on our web site for the full schedule »

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

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

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

»Get Your Scholarship Applications In

© Dave Molnar
© Dave Molnar, past winner of a $1000 Passionate Photographer scholarship

The deadline for Winter/Spring 2012 scholarship applications is December 14, 2011.

We offer six $1,000 scholarships—two awarded by Nikon and four by the Workshops*—for workshops running between January through the end of May, 2012.

There are also two unique, $825 scholarships offered for the Winter/Spring 2012 season—the Rick Allred Scholarship for Young Photographers.

Get all the scholarship details on our web site and get your applications in! (*Special Note: Workshops scholarships are partially funded by sales of our Inspirational Series DVD's.)

Review Scholarship Opportunities and Guidelines, and get your application in! »

»T’is The Season: Gift Ideas

Surprise your favorite photographer with a Workshops Gift Certificate! Whether it's towards a photography workshop in Santa Fe or a special one-on-one session with a master photographer, it's a gift that is sure to fit. Gift certificates are available for any amount and can be purchased by calling 505-983-1400, ext. 11. Please call before December 15, 2011 to ensure timely delivery.

Another Gift Idea: our exclusive Inspirational Series DVD gift set is available for $70, including shipping/handling for U.S. deliveries. The set features intimate profiles of ten prominent photographers on two DVDs. Orders placed by noon on December 15 should arrive by December 24, and can be shipped directly to the recipient. Purchase online via PayPal; for international orders, please call 505-983-1400 ext. 19.

© Sam Abell
© Sam Abell, mentor

Give yourself the Gift of Mentorship and kick off 2012 with a fellow, and very talented, photographer at your side. Whether you’re a beginner, an amateur, or a professional, working one-on-one with a mentor in our Mentorship Program will set you on the path to realizing your photographic goals.

And here’s a tasty tip: Our talented and much appreciated resident Chef Kim is offering a variety of Wholy Granola goodies for your holiday gift giving. Send one of her holiday gift boxes to that special someone and check them off your list. The boxes include a 16oz commemorative swing top jar of Wholy Granola and the 9oz honey bear filled with incredible New Mexico honey. To order: WholyGranola.com or call 505-795-5005.

»2012 Workshops Begin January 8!

Come to the land of blue-sky winters—sign up for a workshop!

© Glenn Randall
© Glenn Randall

Landscape & Nature
If you’re a landscape or nature photographer this is the place. Our vistas go on for miles. And the light! Only in Northern New Mexico. Join Scott Frier January 8–13 for The Birds of Bosque Del Apache: Capture to Print and watch your entire creative process take flight.

Or conquer the barriers to creating stunning landscapes images with Glenn Randall’s The Art and Science of Landscape Photography, January 23–27.

See all upcoming workshops »

© Rick Allred
© Rick Allred

Digital Workflow
Did someone say “state-of-the-art”? We have the best-equipped and staffed digital lab this side of the Pecos, and instructors who know the apps of choice, inside and out. Rick Allred helps you discover the power of Lightroom in Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images, January 9–11.

Or streamline your post-process workflow in Rick’s Digital Workflow Essentials: Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, February 13–17.

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© Dottie Lopez
© Dottie Lopez

The Basics
You gotta start somewhere. Why not start with the best? Our instructors have outstanding skills and qualities, including boatloads of patience. And they were beginners once, too. So take a joyful jump into the world of digital photography with Rick Allred’s Basics of Digital Photography, January 16–20. Or learn to navigate from camera to computer with ease with Dottie Lopez in Beginning Photography with Photoshop Elements, February 20–24.

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© David Julian
© David Julian

Something A Little Different
Sometimes you need to turn things upside-down, and look at the world in a new way. Try giving your photographic story added impact with exciting, and easily used, multimedia tools like audio in Carlan Tapp’s Multimedia Storytelling, February 6–10.

Or embrace the magic of blending imagination and technique in Creative Alchemy: Beyond the Camera with David Julian, February 27–March 2.

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