Workshop Calendar

Five Questions with Sasha Linda Wasko

Five Questions with Sasha Linda Wasko

Sasha Linda Wasko is an internationally known artist and art educator whose work has been exhibited and honored on five continents. A virtuoso artist, Ms. Wasko has established herself in a variety of media, including printmaking, photography, film, and painting. Her 25 years of experience as an art instructor include tenures with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Santa Fe International Academy of Art. You can view her work and extensive bio at artgraze.com, sashawaskoart.com,...

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Writing with Light: Outdoor Photography Workshops with Michael DeYoung

Writing with Light: Outdoor Photography Workshops with Michael DeYoung

Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Michael DeYoung’s ongoing DeYoung Outdoor Photography Workshops. For more information, please visit deyoungoutdoorphotography.com or santafecreativetourism.org.           Writing with Light: Outdoor Photography Workshops with Michael DeYoung by Luke Fannin Landscape and lifestyle photographer Michael DeYoung has always been drawn to the outdoors. “I’m innately an outdoor enthusiast,” he says,...

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Artist’s Statement: Sasha Linda Wasko

Artist’s Statement: Sasha Linda Wasko

Sasha Linda Wasko is an internationally known artist and art educator whose work has been exhibited and honored on five continents. A virtuoso artist, Ms. Wasko has established herself in a variety of media, including printmaking, photography, film, and painting. Her 25 years of experience as an art instructor include tenures with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Santa Fe International Academy of Art. You can view her work and extensive bio at artgraze.com, sashawaskoart.com,...

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In Authentic Light: Photography Workshops with Craig Varjabedian

In Authentic Light: Photography Workshops with Craig Varjabedian

Fine art photographer Craig Varjabedian has been creating profound images of the American landscape for 40 years. His work has appeared in the Albuquerque Museum, the Afterimage Photography Gallery in Dallas, and Gerald Peters Gallery in Santa Fe, among many others, and has also been collected in several books, including Landscape Dreams: A New Mexico Portrait, and Ghost Ranch and the Faraway Nearby. His upcoming show, Under a Western Sky, opens this Friday, December 6, at William R. Talbot...

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Photo Intensive Workshops with Don Kirby

Photo Intensive Workshops with Don Kirby

Landscape photographer Don Kirby has been producing iconic images of the American landscape for more than 35 years. Selected collections of his work have appeared in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Portland (Oregon) Art Museum, and Santa Fe’s New Mexico History Museum. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Mr. Kirby’s Santa Fe Photo Intensive Workshops. For more information, please visit donkirby.com or santafecreativetourism.org.     Photo Intensive...

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Photo Encaustic Workshop / September 21, 2013

Photo Encaustic Workshop / September 21, 2013

Photo Encaustic Workshop / September 21, 2013 Whether you use a smart phone, point-and-shoot or professional camera to take your photographs, you will enjoy using the ancient Encaustic process to enhance them. This fun-filled half day workshop will provide you with a variety of techniques you can use to apply layers of tinted beeswax to your images and turn them into creative works of art. Professional photographer and encaustic artist, Angel Wynn, will demonstrate a variety of processes. Each...

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Santa Fe 5-Day HDR Field Photography Workshop & Digital Darkroom Boot-Camp – September 27-October 1, 2013

Santa Fe 5-Day HDR Field Photography Workshop & Digital Darkroom Boot-Camp – September 27-October 1, 2013

Santa Fe 5-Day HDR Field Photography Workshop & Digital Darkroom Boot-Camp 2013 September 27-October 1, 2013 Spend five days in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with Matt Suess and Christine Hauber photographing in and around Santa Fe as well as spending valuable classroom time learning how to process and enhance your photos using Photoshop & Elements, Camera Raw & Lightroom, and extremely powerful plugins from Nik Software such as Viveza 2 & HDR Efex Pro 2 during our 3rd Annual...

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Review Santa Fe: Portfolio Viewing / June 7, 2013

Review Santa Fe: Portfolio Viewing / June 7, 2013

Review Santa Fe: Portfolio Viewing / June 7, 2013 A free, public event hosted as part of Review Santa Fe, the premier portfolio review event in the U.S. All 100 photographers open their portfolios to the public in a unique expo/exhibition-style format for a lively evening of face-to-face interactions with the artists. The Portfolio Viewing provides collectors and photo lovers with a rare opportunity to connect with some of the best photographers from around the globe covering today’s important...

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Photo Encaustic Workshop, July 27, 2013

Photo Encaustic Workshop, July 27, 2013

Photo Encaustic Workshop, July 27, 2013 Whether you use a smart phone, point-and-shoot or professional camera to take your photographs, you will enjoy using the ancient Encaustic process to enhance them. These fun-filled full and half-day workshops will provide you with a variety of techniques you can use to apply layers of tinted beeswax to your images and turn them into creative works of art. Professional photographer and encaustic artist, Angel Wynn, will begin the full-day session in the...

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Photo Encaustic Workshop / August 19, 2013

Photo Encaustic Workshop / August 19, 2013

Photo Encaustic Workshop, August 19, 2013 Whether you use a smart phone, point-and-shoot or professional camera to take your photographs, you will enjoy using the ancient Encaustic process to enhance them. This fun-filled half day workshop will provide you with a variety of techniques you can use to apply layers of tinted beeswax to your images and turn them into creative works of art. Professional photographer and encaustic artist, Angel Wynn, will demonstrate a variety of processes. Each...

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Mastering Light & Creative Seeing for Outdoor Photographers / June 3-7, 2013

Mastering Light & Creative Seeing for Outdoor Photographers / June 3-7, 2013

Mastering Light & Creative Seeing for Outdoor Photographers / June 3-7, 2013 Mastering Light & Creative Seeing is what elevates and defines you as a photographer and takes you beyond technical competency. In this 5 day outdoor and landscape based workshop we learn to pre-visualize, design,and compose outdoor images that convey emotion or a strong sense of place, that are colorful, tonally balanced and beautifully lit. During Mastering Light & Creative Seeing our time will be...

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Intensive: Black-and-White Photography Using Photoshop with Rick Allred / May 25-27, 2013

Intensive: Black-and-White Photography Using Photoshop with Rick Allred / May 25-27, 2013

Intensive: Black-and-White Photography Using Photoshop with Rick Allred / May 25 – May 27, 2013 Black-and-white photography is an ideal and timeless vehicle for enhancing the beauty of almost any subject matter. It highlights composition, intensifies texture, and evokes the visual essence of the subject. For the modern photographer who wants to elevate their level of expertise in this classic medium, there’s no better or more accessible tool than Adobe Photoshop. Join Rick for...

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Introduction to Digital Photography and Adobe Lightroom with Dottie Lopez / April 29-May 3, 2013

Introduction to Digital Photography and Adobe Lightroom with Dottie Lopez / April 29-May 3, 2013

Introduction to Digital Photography and Adobe Lightroom with Dottie Lopez / April 29-May 3, 2013 Step into the magical world of digital photography and Adobe Lightroom. In a learning-filled five-day period, Dottie guides you through the basics, from setting up your digital SLR camera to working with it in manual mode. You gain a working understanding of the dials, buttons, functions, and shooting modes associated with your camera while also reviewing and working with digital imaging capture,...

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Intensive: Encaustic for Photographers with Jill Skupin Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013

Intensive: Encaustic for Photographers with Jill Skupin Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013

Intensive: Encaustic for Photographers with Jill Skupin Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013 A world of creative possibilities exists within the alternative photographic processes and mixed media realm. One of the most unique processes is the encaustic technique—using hot beeswax and pigments to enhance images. Working with pigmented wax is an ancient method of adding color to an object or art piece, and painters have long been enticed by the addition of translucent wax to their work. Photographers...

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Intensive: iPhone Artistry with Dan Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013

Intensive: iPhone Artistry with Dan Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013

Intensive: iPhone Artistry with Dan Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013 Hiding within your iPhone is one of the most inspiring, capable, and just plain fun imaging systems in all of photography. More than just a snapshot device, the iPhone is a powerful creative tool, right in the palm of our hand. Imagine—a camera, darkroom, and visual research laboratory, all in our shirt pocket! Liberated from rushing home to our computers, we can capture and process our images in the field. And when it comes to...

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Back Roads of Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado / August 15-17, 2013

Back Roads of Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado / August 15-17, 2013

This 3 day Photo Tour takes us on “road less travelled” in northern New Mexico and just over the border in Colorado. We will visit long ago abandoned towns, still thriving small farming communities and views of the Rio Grande and the 14,000 foot peaks of the southern Rockies. Testimonial The four days I spent with Geraint made for the best photography workshop I’ve ever attended. He was generous with his time and even more giving with his knowledge. His patient, supportive...

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Intensive: Web Presence For Photographers with Memphis Barbree / April 22-24, 2013

Intensive: Web Presence For Photographers with Memphis Barbree / April 22-24, 2013

Intensive: Web Presence For Photographers with Memphis Barbree April 22-24, 2013 You put a lot of yourself into your images. Why not share them with the world? Photographer and web designer Memphis Barbree invites you to discover how to create the best and most compelling web presence for yourself and your work. Spend two-and-a-half informative days exploring online options and services that assist you in developing and building a dynamic web site to showcase your work—even if you don’t...

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Gathering of Creative Women with Joyce Tenneson / May 12-16, 2013

Gathering of Creative Women with Joyce Tenneson / May 12-16, 2013

Gathering of Creative Women with Joyce Tenneson / May 12 – May 16, 2013 We are living in an exciting time, when women are proud of their accomplishments and eager to use their powers for positive change in the world. In this four-day retreat, Joyce offers women from all creative backgrounds the opportunity to gather for spiritual renewal, to connect with their physical well-being, and to celebrate their lives as artists. Joyce creates an atmosphere where you can be inspired not only as a...

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Adobe Photoshop Intensive: Layers and Masks with Rick Allred / April 15-17, 2013

Adobe Photoshop Intensive: Layers and Masks with Rick Allred / April 15-17, 2013

Adobe Photoshop Intensive: Layers and Masks with Rick Allred / April 15-17, 2013 The Adobe Photoshop Intensive has endless possibilities to offer photographers; the basic tools, menus and features of this powerful program can keep you happy for years. This intensive adds to your basic Photoshop knowledge by expanding your skills with layers and masks. We begin by exploring the skills necessary to handle our challenging imagery needs: the “how-to’s” of becoming a “power user” of Photoshop....

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Intensive: Lensbaby Portraiture with Jill Enfield / April 19-21, 2013

Intensive: Lensbaby Portraiture with Jill Enfield / April 19-21, 2013

Intensive: Lensbaby Portraiture with Jill Enfield / April 19-21, 2013 Portraiture is one of the most challenging genres of photography—and also one of the most satisfying. Creating an insightful portrait takes connection, courage, and creativity. Over the course of this two-and-a-half day workshop with portraitist Jill Enfield participants examine the resources needed (both inner and outer) to create successful images. One way to jump-start creativity is by adding a new technical element into...

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© Cig Harvey The Personal Photographic Image with Cig Harvey / April 3-6, 2013

© Cig Harvey The Personal Photographic Image with Cig Harvey / April 3-6, 2013

© Cig Harvey The Personal Photographic Image with Cig Harvey / April 3-6, 2013 The Personal Photographic Image: The powerful medium of photography allows us to manifest our personal stories. Stories told through photographs can come from a place of joy or pain, and they may be truthful or fictitious; the only essential factor is that they be intensely felt by their maker. The challenge is to avoid the universal and clichéd and, by seeking out the specific and the personal, to discover the...

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Adventure Photography with Michael Clark / April 3-6, 2013

Adventure Photography with Michael Clark / April 3-6, 2013

Adventure Photography with Michael Clark / April 3-6, 2013 Adventure photography can be an adventure in itself, involving breathtaking locations, extreme conditions, and working with elite athletes in risky situations. It requires a host of skills, including technical excellence with the camera, familiarity with a sport, and the ability to be mindful of your goals and your safety at all times. This workshop concentrates on creating unique images of rock climbers, mountain bikers, and the...

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Lighting Dramatic Portraits / April 3-6, 2013

Lighting Dramatic Portraits / April 3-6, 2013

Lighting Dramatic Portraits / April 3-6, 2013 Lighting Dramatic Portraits: Portraitists, whether painters or photographers, are always confronted with the challenge of creating evocative and meaningful images of their subjects. In this workshop, David aims to decode this mystery and explore techniques to help participants develop their own unique voice and style. Portraiture is a collaboration between photographer and subject, requiring skills beyond the technical. After examining the work of...

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Three Day Grand Photo Tours / April 26-28, 2013

Three Day Grand Photo Tours / April 26-28, 2013

Day 1: High Road to Taos: Locations will include Native and Hispanic villages on the High Road to Taos, such as Picuris Pueblo, Las Trampas, Truchas and the “Lourdes of America” – Historic Santuario de Chimayo. Lunch at Rancho de Chimayo where we can talk about photography and the events of the morning in the surroundings of an authentic Spanish Hacienda with northern New Mexico cuisine served by the Jaramillo family for over 100 years. Then the drive home along the High Road to...

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Back Roads of Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado / July 19-21, 2013

Back Roads of Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado / July 19-21, 2013

This 3 day Photo Tour takes us on “road less travelled” in northern New Mexico and just over the border in Colorado. We will visit long ago abandoned towns, still thriving small farming communities and views of the Rio Grande and the 14,000 foot peaks of the southern Rockies. Testimonial The four days I spent with Geraint made for the best photography workshop I’ve ever attended. He was generous with his time and even more giving with his knowledge. His patient, supportive...

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Three Day Grand Photo Tours / May 24-26, 2013

Three Day Grand Photo Tours / May 24-26, 2013

Day 1: High Road to Taos: Locations will include Native and Hispanic villages on the High Road to Taos, such as Picuris Pueblo, Las Trampas, Truchas and the “Lourdes of America” – Historic Santuario de Chimayo. Lunch at Rancho de Chimayo where we can talk about photography and the events of the morning in the surroundings of an authentic Spanish Hacienda with northern New Mexico cuisine served by the Jaramillo family for over 100 years. Then the drive home along the High Road to...

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Intensive: From Mirrorless to IOS with Dan Burkholder / May 1-3, 2013

Intensive: From Mirrorless to IOS with Dan Burkholder / May 1-3, 2013

Intensive: From Mirrorless to IOS with Dan Burkholder / May 1 – May 3, 2013 From Mirrorless to IOS: Imagine traveling without heavy D-SLR cameras, clunky laptops, wires, card readers, expensive software, and devices with short battery life. While we may love taking photographs with the iPhone, sometimes we long to use lenses or to have low-light capabilities that our smartphones just can’t handle. In this two-and-a-half day workshop Dan reveals how you can have the best of both worlds....

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Adventure Storytelling with the GoPro with Will Van Beckum and Jake Snider / April 11-14, 2013

Adventure Storytelling with the GoPro with Will Van Beckum and Jake Snider / April 11-14, 2013

Adventure Storytelling with the GoPro with Will Van Beckum and Jake Snider April 11-14, 2013 The GoPro is the ideal adventure-cam. Small, durable, and waterproof, it can be mounted anywhere to capture close-ups and POV shots, a process filmmakers once could only dream of. Because the GoPro is remarkably simple in its functionality, it frees up users to focus their attention on creating a Adventure Storytelling with the GoPro. Our four-day exploration starts with an overview of the technical...

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Wet-Plate Collodion Portraiture with Jill Enfield / April 22-26, 2013

Wet-Plate Collodion Portraiture with Jill Enfield / April 22-26, 2013

Wet-Plate Collodion Portraiture with Jill Enfield / April 22-26, 2013 A great portrait conveys gesture and expression, documenting the moment in which both subject and photographer connect. That moment comes to life and takes on a timeless quality when the portrait is created using the wet-plate collodion process. Jill uses historical techniques to enhance the textural and painterly effects of photography, creating images that feel simultaneously real and dreamlike. Join her as she shares her...

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The Art and Science of Landscape Photography / January 21-25, 2013

The Art and Science of Landscape Photography / January 21-25, 2013

The Art and Science of Landscape Photography / January 21-25, 2013 Landscape Photography: A good landscape photographer has the brain of an engineer and the heart of a hopeless romantic. This landscape photography workshop helps you develop both halves of your photographic personality. We start with the craft, which for a landscape photographer goes far beyond understanding photographic basics like aperture and shutter speed. It also includes the ability to locate promising subjects using...

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Basics of Digital Photography / February 4-8, 2013

Basics of Digital Photography / February 4-8, 2013

Basics of Digital Photography / February 4-8, 2013 / Santa Fe, NM Take that joyous first step into your future as a digital photographer. Designed to help you break through technical barriers and launch you into a new realm of creating great photographs, this workshop covers the technical side of resolution, downloading and re-sizing images, file management and archiving, and output/printing sources. Under Rick’s guidance, you explore shutter speeds, apertures, and shooting modes. He shares...

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2012 Landscape Dreams Photo Contest Winners: Bernadette Buechler of Portage, Michigan

2012 Landscape Dreams Photo Contest Winners: Bernadette Buechler of Portage, Michigan

  Bernadette Buechler of Portage, Michigan won the grand prize, a weekend photography workshop in Santa Fe at the Eloquent Light Photography Workshops and 4 nights lodging at Two Casitas Vacation Rentals. The prize workshop is being held in conjunction with the DIY Creative Tourism Journey, a month-long celebration of do-it-yourself artistic expression. In March 2013, artists teaching 26 different art forms will collectively offer more than 200 available workshop spaces at their homes or...

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The Art and Science of Landscape Photography / January 21-25, 2013

The Art and Science of Landscape Photography / January 21-25, 2013

A good landscape photographer has the brain of an engineer and the heart of a hopeless romantic. This workshop helps you develop both halves of your photographic personality. We start with the craft, which for a landscape photographer goes far beyond understanding photographic basics like aperture and shutter speed. It also includes the ability to locate promising subjects using topographic maps and computerized mapping tools, and having a working knowledge of atmospheric optics (the science...

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Storm clouds over Mesa Golindrino submitted by David Rice / Enter the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest / 1 week 3 days left to submit.

Storm clouds over Mesa Golindrino submitted by David Rice / Enter the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest / 1 week 3 days left to submit.

This is an image of a thunder storm forming over Mesa Golindrino, which is in Rio Arriba county. The Monastery of Christ in the Desert is at the base of the mesa, to the right in the image. Submit your photos of the places, portraits and New Mexico moments that make our enchanted land worth exploring. Have your friends vote for your pictures online. Pictures with the most votes will share over 30 prizes...

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Burnt Mesa II submitted by Tye Hardison / Enter the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest / 2 weeks 16 hours left

Burnt Mesa II submitted by Tye Hardison / Enter the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest / 2 weeks 16 hours left

Bandelier National Monument’s Burnt Mesa Trail on a Fall morning with the sun rising over the Sange de Cristo mountains to the east. Submit your photos of the places, portraits and New Mexico moments that make our enchanted land worth exploring. Have your friends vote for your pictures online. Pictures with the most votes will share over 30 prizes...

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Path of Light and Virga submitted by Jory Vander Galien / Enter the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest

Path of Light and Virga submitted by Jory Vander Galien / Enter the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest

Last photo I took before I experienced quite a storm miles from my tent and miles from any kind of shelter leaving me soaked from flooding rains, bruised from hail, and near death lightning strikes making my hair stand. Submit your photos of the places, portraits and New Mexico moments that make our enchanted land worth exploring. Have your friends vote for your pictures online. Pictures with the most votes will share over 30 prizes...

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Spirit Dancer submitted by Kimber Wallwork-Heineman / Enter the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest

Spirit Dancer submitted by Kimber Wallwork-Heineman / Enter the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest

Sudden storm at dusk on the Valle Grande in the Jemez Mountains, Northern New Mexico Submit your photos of the places, portraits and New Mexico moments that make our enchanted land worth exploring. Have your friends vote for your pictures online. Pictures with the most votes will share over 30 prizes worth over $8000. There is no cost to...

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Santa Fe Creative Tourism announces the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest / Enter through November 30, 2012

Santa Fe Creative Tourism announces the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest / Enter through November 30, 2012

-        Landscape Dreams Photo Contest offers the opportunity to win a trip to the Santa Fe DIY Creative Tourism Journey in March 2013, plus great photography prizes -        Contestants should submit photographs of their favorite New Mexico places, portraits, and moments -        Entries must be received by November 30, 2011 -        Complete information and submission guidelines are available at www.newmexicophotocontest.com -        DIY Santa Fe Creative Tourism Journey features 20 local...

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Basics of Digital Photography / December 3-7, 2012

Basics of Digital Photography / December 3-7, 2012

Take that joyous first step into your future as a digital photographer. Designed to help you break through technical barriers and launch you into a new realm of creating great photographs, this workshop covers the technical side of resolution, downloading and re-sizing images, file management and archiving, and output/printing sources. Under Rick’s guidance, you explore shutter speeds, apertures, and shooting modes. He shares tips and techniques about composition, lighting, lenses, and...

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