Brenda Tharp

Brenda Tharp is an award-winning photographer known for her use of color and graphic style, and her photographs are the expression of her passion for nature, travel, and wide-open spaces. For the past 27 years, her work has appeared in commercial and editorial venues worldwide—including publications by National Geographic, Chronicle, and Michelin—and in advertisements, brochures, greeting cards, and calendars.

An acclaimed educator and workshop leader, Brenda has written many articles on the subject of photography, from travel to creative expression, and she is the author of Creative Nature & Outdoor Photography, Revised Edition. Her new book, Extraordinary Everyday Photography, was published in August 2012. This is Brenda's eighth year teaching at The Workshops. Her web site is