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© Liam Doran, Honorable Mention in our OUTSIDE contest. Our next contest opens mid-February… stay tuned!



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- Winter/Spring 2013 Workshops Catalog


© Peter Yang
© Peter Yang; Peter is teaching “Editorial Portraiture” March 20 - March 23, 2013.

Our robust Winter/Spring 2013 offferings
range from the basics of digital photography,
to advanced studio lighting, to Lightroom
intensives. Review them all in our new
catalog, available as a downloadable PDF
from our web site


PAST Participant IMAGE:

© Ann Collins
© Ann Collins, participant in one of Eddie Soloway’s popular “A Natural Eye” workshops; Eddie next teaches A Natural Eye: The Spring Landscape March 6-9, 2013.















© Tania Vasallo
Help instill a passion for photography in the younger generation. Any parent or grandparent who attends a four-day or longer workshop in Santa Fe receives a $250 credit for their child or grandchild to attend during the same week.
Full details »

© Tania Vasallo
















© Zach Doleac
If you take two or more four-day or longer workshops in Santa Fe during the same calendar year, a $125 credit will be applied to the tuition of the second, and any subsequent, workshop (s).
Full details »

© Zach Doleac















Workshops for College Credit

© Memphis Barbree
For 24 years, photographers of all levels have sought to learn from our world-renowned instructors. Now you can be earning college credit from Hastings College, too! Full details»
© Memphis Barbree
















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»New Year’s Resolution: Take a Workshop!

© Glenn Randall, © Charles Needle, © Dottie Lopez, © Rick Allred, © Jennifer Spelman, © Douglas Merriam, © Suza Scalora
Top to bottom: © Glenn Randall, © Charles Needle, © Dottie Lopez, © Rick Allred, © Jennifer Spelman, © Douglas Merriam, © Suza Scalora

If you received a new camera, new software, new lighting equipment, or other photography gear for the holidays and would like to learn to get the most out of it, now’s the perfect time to resolve to acquire new skills. And what do you know! We have the workshops to help you do just that!

Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images
with Will Van Beckum
February 1 - February 3, 2013


Basics of Digital Photography
with Rick Allred
February 4 - February 8, 2013


Basics of Digital Printmaking
with Tony Bonanno
February 25 - March 1, 2013


Basic Lighting: Studio and Location
with Douglas Merriam
March 6 - March 9, 2013


Basics of Digital Photography
with Jennifer Spelman
March 6 - March 9, 2013


Introduction to Portraiture
with Julien McRoberts
March 13 - March 16, 2013


A new year is also the perfect time to renew your commitment to your photography. If you’re making resolutions why not make them at 300 dpi!


The Art and Science of Landscape Photography
with Glenn Randall
January 21 - January 25, 2013


Intensive: Creative Macro Photography
with Charles Needle
February 11 - February 13, 2013


Lensbaby Intensive: Creativity Unleashed
with Charles Needle
February 14 - February 16, 2013


Understanding the Elements: Photoshop and Premiere
with Dottie Lopez
February 18 - February 22, 2013


Santa Fe: Capture to Print
with Tony Bonanno
March 6 - March 9, 2013


The Photographic Journal
with Suza Scalora
March 13 - March 16, 2013


Beyond the Basics: Continuing Your Photographic Journey
with Jennifer Spelman
March 13 - March 16, 2013


Small Strobes, Big Results
with David X. Tejada
March 13 - March 16, 2013


Fine-Art Digital Printmaking
with R. Mac Holbert
March 13 - March 16, 2013








»Easter Week in San Miguel de Allende

© Sarah Meghan Lee, © Carl Moore
© Sarah Meghan Lee, © Carl Moore

Mexico is a photographer’s paradise during Easter week, and with Sarah and Jennifer’s guidance and unparalleled access you’ll spend seven days taking full advantage of the many extraordinary sights and delights—from the San Juan de Dios Procession to the Firing of the Judases.

Easter Week in San Miguel de Allende
with Sarah Meghan Lee and Jennifer Spelman
March 25 - March 31, 2013

To deepen our understanding of what we see, a cultural expert will join the workshop to help explain Holy Week’s significance to the people of the region.








»The Sandy Hook Tragedy: A Unique Opportunity to Help

© BrianToogood

Once again, we say thank you to everyone who bid or who has donated thus far. We extend special thanks to the winning bidder, Lynn Harrison; to the contest sponsors—Residence Inn by Marriott/Santa Fe, Lensbaby, Think Tank Photo, Wacom, Lumiquest, and Epson; to the anonymous Santa Fe Workshops instructor for the added donation, and to Horses For Heroes New Mexico Inc. for adding the Cowboy Up! photo shoot. The biggest thanks goes to Brian Toogood, for initiating this generous gesture. We also wanted to share this letter from Darin Reed.

“In the spirit of helping the families of Newtown, I want to thank Brian Toogood, and all those who have made donations of money or time, to this very worthy cause. Though I was not able to place the winning bid on the workshop package, the generosity of Brian and the caring nature of the Santa Fe staff inspired me to make a personal donation to the My Sandy Hook Family Fund. While the winning bid for Brian's prize was certainly substantial, can you imagine if everyone in the Santa Fe Workshop's extended community made a donation of whatever they could afford?”

Consider making a donation to My Sandy Hook Family Fund »



»Santa Fe at Photo L.A.

© Aline Smithson
© Aline Smithson; Aline teaches The Big Picture, March 20-23, 2013.

Planning on attending Photo L.A. January 17-20? Let us know! We don’t have a booth at the event, but our marketing director, Carrie McCarthy, will be attending, and would love to say hello in person. You can reach her at media@santafeworkshops.com.

With over 10,000 visitors, Photo L.A. is a terrific avenue for meeting with collectors, curators and artists in Los Angeles, and the programming series continues to address current topics in the converging worlds of art and photography.




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Enter the 2013 International Awards, Project Grants and Review Santa Fe by January 23, 2013. Get your work seen by the industry’s tastemakers and enter to win $10,000, Santa Fe Workshops and much more.

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