Creativity Continues

Creative expression is a way to reconnect with ourselves and then with others. To encourage that community, Santa Fe Workshops has launched Creativity Continues, a collective way to develop our creative voices. These events are free and open to all.


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Previous Offerings

September 8: Over the Threshold: A Conversation on Creativity

This recording features John Paul Caponigro and Sean Kernan, long-time friends, discuss how they approach creativity in different ways.


Further information from the presentation:

Sean Kernan:
iBook copies of Looking Into the Light are available to attendees by emailing sean@seankernan.com and requesting a coupon to be redeemed at the Apple Book store.

PDF copies can be requested at the same email address.

Be sure to specify iBook or PDF.

The full 25-minute version of the film The Visitor can be seen at https://www.seankernan.com/film-work

John Paul Caponigro:
https://www.johnpaulcaponigro.com/blog/ebooks/process/

Get John Paul Caponigro’s ebook Process free with the discount code SFWCC



June 2:
Altered Images

This recording features Aline Smithson—visual artist, educator, editor, and founder of LENSCRATCH—revealing her selected images from the Altered Images assignment and sharing insight into what makes for a compelling altered image.



Below is a show of all images that were submitted to Assignment: Altered Images.


In the recording below from May 6, Aline Smithson discusses the genre of altered images. Also, here are two PDF documents related to the presentation:
List of Artists
The Artist Intervenes Exhibition



March 24: Changed Through Photography: Workshop Stories

This recording features Elizabeth Opalenik previewing her book called "Workshop Stories - Changed Through Photography." Listen to Elizabeth, Workshops director Reid Callanan, and others celebrate the life-changing presence workshops have had on their lives. The same creative connections and long-lasting friendships hold true for so many of you in our extended workshop community.



February 3: My Holiday Assignment with Alison Wright

This recording features Alison Wright reviewing her 20 selections from the recent My Holiday assignment. Listen to her comments, impressions, and insights into what makes for a compelling image and why she chose these particular images.


Here is a slide show of all images that were submitted for My Holiday:


December 2: Alternative Processing with Bostick & Sullivan

This recording features Dana Sullivan and Christi Wiltenberg from Bostick & Sullivan. They share a variety of expressive alternative processes, discuss the specifics of chemicals, cost, and show finished examples.


November 4: Assignment: Transitions

This recording features Laurie Klein reviewing her 20 selections from the recent Transitions assignment. Listen to her comments, impressions, and insights into what makes for a compelling image and why she chose these particular images.



Here is a slide show of all images that were submitted for Transitions:



September 2: Anatomy of an Editorial Shoot with Jeff Lipsky*

Los Angeles- based commercial and editorial photographer Jeff Lipsky shares an inside look at a magazine cover shoot — taking us from first contact to the printed page. The ultimate storyteller, Jeff offers a pro’s view of all the moving parts that make up a celebrity cover shoot for Men’s Journal. A collaborative dance of working with his support team and the magazine’s creative director, agents, and handlers is critical to Jeff’s successful relationship with the subject he is photographing. The magic of a Lipsky portrait sesson happens on set — with shared cooperation between Jeff and his new collaborator.


August 5: The Secret Garden of Lily LaPalma with Maggie Steber

Documentary photographer, educator, and photo editor Maggie Steber presents images from her ground-breaking series of photographs The Secret Garden of Lily LaPalma. “In The Secret Garden of Lily LaPalma there is danger but also beauty in a wild jungle that has been growing unfettered. The photographs address every experience I have had in an exterior world but are now being re-interpreted in my interior landscape,” Maggie says.


May 15: Review of images from Windows with Sarah Leen and Bill Marr

This recording features Sarah Leen, former Director of Photography for National Geographic Visual Media, and her husband Bill Marr, former director of photography for the Nature Conservancy, reviewing their 20 selections, comments, and impressions from the open image call Windows. Listen to their insights into what makes for a compelling image and why they chose their particular images.


Here is a slide show of all images that were submitted for Windows: