2011 MAY
Santa Fe Photographic Workshops

»Congratulations to our Six Scholarship Winners

We’re thrilled to award six $1,000 scholarships for workshops through December 2011. The competition this season was intense and we applaud all who submitted their work.

Deborah Riley – St. Joseph, MO
© Deborah Riley
Alison Nguyen – Morristown, NJ
© Alison Nguyen
Mark Zimmerman – Edmond, OK
© Mark Zimmerman
Dave Molnar – Roseville, MN
© Dave Molnar
Patrick Casey – Nashville, TN
© Patrick Casey
Kim Henkel – El Prado, NM
© Kim Henkel

»Globetrotting Opportunities

Sometimes, only the truly exotic will do …
© David Samuel Robbins
© David Samuel Robbins
© John Weiss
© John Weiss

Nepal: The Kathmandu Valley and Beyond
with David Samuel Robbins
November 1 – November 13

The Kathmandu Valley boasts one of the densest concentrations of UNESCO World Heritage Sites on earth, and this workshop provides the extraordinary chance to visit at least seven of them. A $500 discount is offered for registration by June 1. Please mention that you learned about this opportunity through the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.

Burma: A Photographic and Cultural Journey
with David Samuel Robbins
November 14 – November 24

Burma is one of those few remaining, magical places that feels overlooked by the modern world. This workshop offers 10 full days in-country, with visits to many of Burma’s most iconic settings. A $500 discount is offered for registration by June 15. Please mention that you learned about this opportunity through the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.

Tanzania: A Photographic Safari of the Wildlife and People
with John Weiss
December 1 – December 15

Tanzania contains breathtaking scenery and a vast diversity of landscapes; this workshop safari gives you an in-depth view of the culture and natural history of East Africa, with a special emphasis on the local tribes. Please mention that you learned about this opportunity through the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.

© Richard Roberts
© Richard Roberts, former participant in Arthur Meyerson's "The Color of Light," workshop; Arthur teaches again June 19–25.


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© Shirley Boucher
© Shirley Boucher, participant in Jennifer Spelman’s “Basics of Digital Photography” with Jennifer Spelman, February 2011

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»Summer Spotlights

Escape from your routine and indulge your passion for photography …

© Jennifer Davidson
© Jennifer Davidson

Beginning Photography Using Digital Cameras
with Jennifer Davidson
June 19 – June 25

Clear up “camera confusion,” open the door to mastering the technical features of your camera and begin to explore the creative aspects of photography.

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© Alan M. Thornton
© Alan M. Thornton

Lighting Portraits on Location
with Alan M. Thornton
June 26 – July 2

Demystify the technical side of using strobe lights, delve into the creative possibilities of location, light, and the subject, and develop your own look and feel when creating portraits.

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Image courtesy of Darius Himes
Image courtesy Darius Himes

Publish Your Photography Book
with Mary Virginia Swanson and Darius Himes
June 26 – July 2

Begin with the question, “What makes a great photography book?” then traverse the ins and outs of publishing and take a giant step closer to creating your own book.

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© Karen Kuehn
© Karen Kuehn

Mojo Rising: Photographing from the Heart
with Karen Kuehn
June 26 – July 2

Great portraits, like great stories, come from the heart; join Karen and embark on this journey of discovery that is part self-exploration and part photographic technique.

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© Josh Withers
© Josh Withers

Photoshop for Photographers
with Josh Withers
June 26 – July 2

Knowing the right tool for the job is half the battle; come learn your Layers, Blending Modes, Channels and Paths from the man behind top brands such as Pepsi, Gatorade, and Pedigree.

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© Jesse Kalisher
© Jesse Kalisher

Light and Meaning in Black-and-White Photography
with Jesse Kalisher
June 26 – July 2

Jesse Kalisher leads you on a journey to rediscover the world and the stories around you in black and white, and develop your own “large vision of life.”

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© Carolyn Cruz
© Carolyn Cruz, participant in 2010 Video Boot Camp workshop

Video Boot Camp
with Richard Newman
June 26 – July 2

Join the multimedia revolution! Expand your visual storytelling capabilities by taking a video project from concept to completion in this exciting, fast-paced, team-focused workshop.

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© Christopher James
© Christopher James

Wet Plate Collodion
with Christopher James
June 26 – July 2

Embrace the opportunity to learn the beauty and complexity of a time-honored process from an artist and photographer of international renown, whose enthusiasm is contagious.

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» News from Our Partners

National Geographic Traveler

Join award-winning photographer Nevada Wier and National Geographic Traveler’s senior photo editor Dan Westergren as they unveil the secrets of capturing perfect light and using light creatively.

Boston, MA – May 15, 2011

Visit the seminar web site for more information and to register »

© Nevada Wier
© Nevada Wier

Join Calumet in Supporting Hope For Japan

Purchase a special edition 16x16" Calumet Microfiber Chamois and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross to benefit the earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan. Featuring custom artwork to commemorate the recovery, this high-quality, washable synthetic cloth is perfect for cleaning digital cameras and lenses, camcorders, LCD screens, computer monitors and more.

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