2013 JUNE
Santa Fe Photographic Workshops

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Rich in culture, heritage, and fiestas, San Miguel de Allende is once again a second home for Santa Fe Workshops, October 13-November 1, 2013.
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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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© Senneca Di Tusa
© Senneca Di Tusa, participant in White Sands: Capture to Print with Tony Bonanno, April 2013. Tony teaches Northern New Mexico: A Photographic Adventure, July 24-27.






















© 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.
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© 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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»ANIMALS Contest: The Winners!

It is estimated that 8.7 million species inhabit our planet. Our ANIMALS contest was an opportunity for 717 photographers—from 18 countries including Brazil, Iceland, India, South Africa, and Turkey—to submit 2,850 images. Interpretations and encounters ranged from wild to domesticated, cuddly to fearsome; jurors Crista Dix, Elizabeth Cheng Krist, Ian Shive, and Reid Callanan reviewed this diverse population of photographs and chose 50 award-winning images.

The Grand Prize goes to Paula Ruckett of Boca Raton, Florida for Two Pelicans; Second Prize is awarded to Douglas Frierott of Portland, Oregon for Polar Bear Play; the Third Prize winner is Donna Rosser of Fayetteville, Georgia for Serendipity. And the esteemed Director’s Award belongs to Elliott McDowell of Santa Fe, New Mexico, for Storm Eye.

Grand Prize
© Paula Ruckett
© Paula Ruckett, Boca Raton FL

Second Prize
© Douglas Frierott
© Douglas Frierott, Portland OR

Third Prize
© Donna Rosser
© Donna Rosser, Fayetteville GA
Director's Award
© Elliott McDowell
© Elliott McDowell, Santa Fe NM

In addition to these top prize winners, 46 photographers were awarded an Honorable Mention. All 50 winning images can be viewed in the online gallery on The Workshops web site. The four winning images will be printed on the Epson printers in our state-of-the art digital lab and displayed in our on-campus Epson Gallery.

We congratulate all the winners, we thank one and all for sharing their images of our animal planet, and send a special thanks to the jurors and sponsors of ANIMALS.

View the 50 winners of ANIMALS »



»Nikon News

Nikon USA has been a generous and involved Educational Partner of The Workshops for many years, offering our participants access to scholarships, the best in photographic equipment, and unique educational opportunities.

For Summer 2013 we’re pleased to announce Nikon School is joining us on campus to bring you an opportunity to experience the creation of a real-world video project, from beginning to end.

“Special Edition” HD-SLR Video Workshop (presented by Nikon School)
with Scott Diussa, Mark Suban, Mark Kettenhofen, and Sara Wood
July 17 - July 20, 2013

And with our Nikon Loaner Program workshop participants are able to use the latest Nikon cameras—including the recently added Nikon 1 V2 (10-30mm and 30-110mm lens), the D4 FX, and the D600—free of charge during your workshops in Santa Fe. Big thanks to Nikon for all they do!

Nikon School “Special Edition” HD-SLR Video Workshop »









»Special Events: The Workshops & Eddie Soloway in Boston and San Francisco

We invite you to join photographer and storyteller Eddie Soloway for an evening of Memories, Moons, and Imagination in San Francisco.

Calumet Photographic/San Francisco
Memories, Moons, and Imagination with Eddie Soloway
Friday, July 12, 7:00-8:30pm
2001 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA
Tickets: Free, but register/RSVP please!

Eventbrite - An Evening with Eddie Soloway & Santa Fe Workshops: San Francisco

Memories, Moons, and Imagination is presented as part of Eddie’s A Natural Eye: Our Urban Parks—San Francisco workshop, July 12-14. For details on the workshop, click here.

For tickets and further information you can also visit our Events page.


»Summer 2013 Workshops

For Summer 2013 we offer 2-day intensives 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. Want advice on mixing and matching and maximizing your workshop experience? Call us at (505) 983-1400 ext 11.

© from top: Christopher James, Michael Clark, Karen Divine, Seth Resnick, David Johnson
© from top: Christopher James, Michael Clark, Karen Divine, Seth Resnick,
David Johnson


The Color of Light

June 19-22, with Arthur Meyerson

Creative iPhone Photography
June 19-22, with Karen Divine

The Art of Seeing
June 19-22, with Elizabeth Opalenik

How to Create Killer Images
July 10-13, with Seth Resnick

Stretching Your Frame of Mind
July 17-20, with Joe Baraban



Alternative Photographic Processes
June 17-22, with Christopher James

Wet Plate Collodion
June 24-29, with Christopher James

Advanced Alternative Processes: Projects
July 3-6, with Christopher James

Visual Narratives
July 10-13, with Susan Burnstine

The Hand-Colored Photographic Print
July 10-13, with Kate Breakey



The Evocative Portrait
June 26-29, with Andrew Southam

Crafting Dramatic Light with Small Flashes
June 26-29, with Syl Arena

The Power of Light
July 3-6, with Tony Corbell

The 5-Minute Portrait
July 17-20, with David Johnson



Intensive: One-Light Portraits
June 24-25, with David Robin

Intensive: Basic of Portraiture
July 8-9, with David Robin

Photographing People
July 10-13, with John Weiss

Personal Portraits
July 17-20, with Debbie Fleming Caffery



Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images
June 24-25, with Rick Allred

Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images
July 8-9, with Will Van Beckum

Beginning Photography with Digital Cameras
July 17-20, with Sarah Meghan Lee

Basics of Digital Photography
July 31-August 3, with Rick Allred


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»News from Our Sponsors & Friends

Deadline Extended: The Art of Photography Show

Now in its 9th year, The Art of Photography Show international exhibition provides photographers with exhibition and publication opportunities, photo industry connections and monetary awards. The judge for 2013’s exhibit is Julia Dolan, Curator of Photography at the Portland Art Museum. Deadline: June 10, 2013

Complete The Art of Photography Show details: www.artofphotographyshow.com »