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© Ligia Cuevas'Johnson
© Ligia Cuevas'Johnson, participant in “Designing Your Images” with Norman Mauskopf, July 2012. Norman next teaches Classic Photography, March 27-30.



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© Noreen O'Brien
© Noreen O’Brien, Workshops Director’s Award, OUTSIDE photo contest.

For Summer 2013 we are offering 2-day and 4-day workshops, running back-to-back each week. Our new format lets you customize your program and get more educational opportunities for your valuable time. Review all your options in our new catalog, available as a downloadable PDF from our web site.



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© Katie Doyle
© Katie Doyle, participant in “Wet Plate Collodian” workshop with Christopher James, July 2012. Christopher returns this summer to teach Alternative Photographic Processes, June 19-22, Wet Plate Collodian, June 26-29, and Advanced Alternative Processes Projects, July 3-6.




















© Scott Hoyle
© Scott Hoyle of Dallas, Texas; top 100 in our Outiside photo contest, Fall 2012.














© 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).
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© 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
















Santa Fe Photographic Workshops
505 . 983 . 1400


»ANIMALS Photo Contest: Early Deadline March 19

The theme is ANIMALS, so we have to say it. The early bird catches the worm. Enter by Tuesday, March 19, midnight MST and save $10. And here is the insider tip: you’ll still have until May 7 to upload your entries.

Our contest is an opportunity to join our international community of photographers and share your portraits with our distinguished judges: Crista Dix, Founder and Director, Wall Space Gallery; Elizabeth Cheng Krist, Senior Photo Editor, National Geographic; Ian Shive, Photographer, Founder/CEO,Tandem Stills + Motion, Inc; and Reid Callanan, Director, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.

The Workshops is grateful to our educational partners and sponsors who have contributed to an impressive prize list with a total value of over $14,000. The Grand Prize alone is worth over $5,000!

Early submission deadline is March 19; fee is $30 for 3 images. Standard fee of $40 for 3 images submitted March 20 – May 7. $10 for each additional image over 3. ANIMALS closes May 7, 2013.

Enter Now and Save $10 »








»Upcoming Workshops!

From the basics of digital photography to creating your web site, our upcoming workshops offer something for everyone.
Norman Mauskopf, Michael Clark, David Robin, Dan Burkholder, Jill Enfield, Dottie Lopez, Joyce Tenneson, Rick Allred
© Norman Mauskopf, Michael Clark,
David Robin, Dan Burkholder, Jill Enfield,
Dottie Lopez, Joyce Tenneson, Rick Allred

Classic Photography
March 27-30, with Norman Mauskopf



Lighting Dramatic Portraits
April 3-6, with David Robin



Adventure Photography
April 3-6, with Michael Clark



Adobe Photoshop Intensive: Layers and Masks
April 15-17, with Rick Allred



Intensive: Lensbaby Portraiture
April 19-21, with Jill Enfield


Intensive: Web Presence For Photographers
April 22-24, with Memphis Barbree


Wet-Plate Collodion Portraiture
April 22-26, with Jill Enfield


Intensive: iPhone Artistry
April 26-28, with Dan Burkholder


Introduction to Digital Photography and Adobe Lightroom
April 29 - May 3, with Dottie Lopez


Intensive: From Mirrorless to IOS
May 1-3, with Dan Burkholder


Lightroom Intensive: Organizing & Enhancing Your Images
May 6-8, with Will Van Beckum


Gathering of Creative Women
May 12-16, with Joyce Tenneson

Intensive: Black & White Photography Using Photoshop

May 25-27, with Rick Allred


Spring is the perfect time to re-awaken your passion for photography. Pack your bags and come see us!

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»Summer 2013: A Whole New Way to Workshop

© David Johnson

For Summer 2013 we are offering 2-day and 4-day workshops, running back-to-back each week. Our new format lets you customize your program and get more educational opportunities for your valuable time.

Our 2-day intensive topics include Lightroom, printmaking, creative vision, lighting, and even getting the most from your Nikon D800.

Our 4-day workshop line-up includes the return of many popular workshops and instructors, and brand new workshops with Aaron Huey, Susan Burnstine, David Johnson, Joe Baraban, Bob Carey, and Rose Eichenbaum.

Want advice on mixing and matching and maximizing your workshop experience? Call us at (505) 983-1400 ext 11.

And don’t forget about our Scholarships Program! We offer five scholarships—two awarded by Nikon and three by The Workshops—for workshops running between June and December 2013.

We encourage you to apply. All materials must be received by The Workshops by April 19. Get all the details on our web site and get your applications in.


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»News from Our Sponsors & Friends

National Geographic Traveler Photography Seminars

Get insider tips from some of the most talented photographers in the industry with more seminars in more cities than ever before. National Geographic experts share insights on every aspect of the art and science of picture taking—all skill levels welcome!

Visit the web site to register and for more details »
photo courtesy of Nationa Geographic Traveler
Photo courtesy of
National Geographic Traveler

Memories, Moons, and Imagination: An Evening with Eddie Soloway

Calumet Photographic/Penn Camera and Santa Fe Workshops present an evening with Eddie Soloway at the Calumet Photographic/Penn Camera store in Vienna, Virginia, Friday, March 22, 7:00-8:30pm. The event is free, but register/RSVP please!

Register for Memories, Moons, and Imagination »

© Eddie Soloway
© Eddie Soloway

Channel Islands National Park

Ian Shive of Tandem Stills + Motion and Santa Fe Workshops are pleased to present a workshop that benefits one of North America’s treasures: Channel Islands National Park, an isolated oasis of biodiversity. Participants camp in the park, and a portion of tuition is a donation to the Channel Islands Park Foundation. The workshop runs May 2-5.

Learn more about the Channel Islands Workshop »

© Ian Shive
© Ian Shive