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© Katherine Robertson, participant in Keith Carter's “Visual Poetry” workshop, Summer 2011.

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»Tonight in San Diego! Evening with The Workshops & Eddie Soloway

© Eddie Soloway
© Eddie Soloway

We invite you to join photographer and storyteller Eddie Soloway for an entertaining and informative presentation of Memories, Moons, and Imagination:

Memories, Moons, and Imagination
Friday, February 3, 7:30-9:00pm
Museum of Photographic Arts
Joan & Irwin Jacobs Theater
1649 El Prado
San Diego, California 92101
Advance Tickets via Paypal  (available until 6pm PST):
$12.00 general, $6.00 students (must present
i.d. at door)
At the Door: $15.00, general, $6.00 students
(must present i.d.)

» Buy Advance Tickets via PayPal

Calumet Photographic is also sponsoring Memories,
Moons, and Imagination
and will be in attendance.

Before Eddie's presentation join Santa Fe Workshops
for an informal gathering of friends and alumni. The
event is part of Eddie’s A Natural Eye: Balboa Park
weekend workshop.

The Workshops Friends & Alumni Gathering
Friday, 3 February, 6:00-7:00pm
The Prado at Balboa Park
1549 El Prado 
San Diego, California 92101

Can’t make San Diego? Head up the road and join Eddie for A Natural Eye: Big Sur, March 29 - April 1.


»We Get Around!

© David Samuel Robbins, © Raul Touzon, © John Weiss
© David Samuel Robbins, © Raul Touzon, © John Weiss

Grab your gear and join us for photographic explorations Around the World.

We’ve covered the details so you can focus on exploring the culture, people, wildlife and landscapes of these remarkable places. Be it far-flung points on the globe, or the great North American backyard, it’s a big, wide, wonderful world…let the photographing begin!

Develop your personal style of travel imagery in visually astounding Bhutan.
Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon, including the Talo Festival
with David Samuel Robbins
March 30 - April 11, 2012

Photograph one of the Americas' most stunning religious ceremonies.
Easter in Antigua, Guatemala
with Raul Touzon
April 2 - April 8, 2012

Experience the exotic architecture, varied landscape, and warm people of Morocco.
Mystery of Morocco: A Photographic and Cultural Adventure
with John Weiss
April 20 - May 3, 2012

»Workshops in March 2012

For a snapshot of the full season download the PDF of the Winter/Spring catalog.

© Alan M. Thornton
© Alan M. Thornton

March 7 - March 10

Delve into technical skills and creative possibilities in Alan M. Thornton's Lighting Portraits on Location.

Give shape to your photographic vision and learn to promote yourself and your work with Aline Smithson’s The Big Picture.

Hone your editing eye and achieve tightly conceived sequences of your work with Michelle Dunn Marsh’s Photographic Editing and Sequencing.
© Carlan Tapp
© Carlan Tapp

March 14 - March 17

Explore the spirit of black-and-white landscapes and build your technical skills with Carlan Tapp’s Expressive Digital Landscape in Black and White.

Grasp flash in a flash, and beautifully photograph nature, people, and everyday life in Raul Touzon’s Flash: The Portable Sun.

Get comfortable with your camera settings while honing your aesthetic and intuitive eye in David Julian's Creative Photography with Any Camera.


© Jennifer Spelman
© Jennifer Spelman

March 21 - March 24

Explore broader frontiers of exposure, lighting and composition in Jennifer Spelman's Beyond the Basics: Continuing Your Photographic Journey.

Master lighting and aesthetic choices and learn to create evocative portraits in David Robin’s Lighting Dramatic Portraits.

Streamline your post-process workflow in Rick Allred’s Digital Workflow Essentials: Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop.


© Brenda Tharp
© Brenda Tharp

March 28 - March 31

Revise your photographic approach, experiment with interpretative techniques, and see the world in new light (Santa Fe light!) in Brenda Tharp's The Light and Color of Santa Fe.

Acquire the creative and business skills that lead to success in the ever-changing "stock market" in Patrick Donehue’s Opportunities in Stock: Turning Your Passion into Profits.

Get energized with creative camera techniques and design elements to capture the essence of your subject in Bobbi Lane's Portraits: Natural and Flash.

Learn to savor low light situations with the least amount of equipment and effort (no flashes and no frustration!) in David Middleton’s Available Light Travel Photography.

See all upcoming workshops »

»News from Our Sponsors & Friends

National Geographic Traveler Seminars

Want to discover the secrets of taking outstanding photographs?  Learn from the pros at National Geographic Traveler’s photography seminars!

February 19: San Francisco

February 26: New York

March 4: San Diego and Houston

March 11: Boston and Los Angeles

March 18: Seattle, Minneapolis, and Philadelphia

March 25: Washington, D.C.

For more information and to register, visit ngtravelerseminars.com.

© Catherine Karnow
© Catherine Karnow


Nikon Learn & Explore

Be inspired. Expand your photographic knowledge. Visit Nikon Learn & Explore to read back issues of Nikon World magazine, get a better understanding of Nikon technologies, discover new shooting techniques, listen to photographers explain how they “got the shot” and get the iPhone app.

Learn new skills and explore Nikon photography at www.nikonusa.com/lande.

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Call for Entries: The Art of Photography Show

Now in its 8th year, The Art of Photography Show international exhibition provides photographers with exhibition and publication opportunities, photo industry connections and monetary awards. The judge for 2012’s exhibit is Julian Cox, Founding Curator of Photography, de Young Museum, San Francisco. Early Entry Discount: 25% off entries paid by February 14. Final deadline: June 30, 2012.

For complete The Art of Photography Show details go to www.artofphotographyshow.com.