Marcela Taboada

about Marcela

Marcela Taboada is a freelance photographer based in Oaxaca, Mexico, who works on long-term stories. She has received many national and international accolades, including a Hasselblad Foundation scholarship and a National Geographic All Roads Photography award. Her work is in the collections of the Hasselblad Center, the Sonoma Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the Wittliff Collections in Texas, and the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, among others. She has twice received the National System of Art Creators Award in Mexico.

Marcela has taught workshops for the Manuel Álvarez Bravo Photographic Center and from 1996 to 2012 she produced workshops in Oaxaca with Mary Ellen Mark.

Workshops taught by Marcela Taboada

Therapeutic Photography: Self-inquiry with Lens-based Practices

with Lilit (Lilo) Danielyan

November 12 – December 10, 2024

Story & Emotion in the Natural World

with Lev L. Spiro

November 18 – December 9, 2024

Streets of Italy: Rome, Florence, and Naples

with Massimo Bassano

April 9 – 17, 2025

The Expressive Lens

with Renee Lynn

January 7 – 28, 2025

What’s New in Lightroom Classic

with Cotton Miller

November 4 – 14, 2024

Beginning Pet Photography: Dogs and Cats

with Shaina Fishman

November 12 – December 3, 2024

Creative iPhone Magic: Applications and Techniques for Processing Your Images

with Shelley Vandegrift

December 10 and 12, 2024

Photoshop Compositing: A Garden of Delights

with Ryn Clarke

January 27 – February 13, 2025

Get Seen: Submitting Your Work to Competitions, Festivals, and Galleries

with Sonia Goydenko

November 9 and 16, 2024

The Language of Polaroid: Exploring Your Creative Potential

with Jari Poulin

November 12 – December 17, 2024

The Creative World of ME ICM

with Stephanie Johnson

January 22 – February 26, 2025

Climate Change and Photography: A Call to Action

with with Victor Moriyama, Nichole Sobecki, Kiliii Yuyan, and moderator Carlan Tapp

December 7, 2024

Handmade Bookbinding: Soft Cover Long Stitch

with Kelly Webeck

November 16 and 23, 2024

Diptychs, Triptychs, and Beyond

with Manuela Thames

September 3 – 20, 2024

SPARK ART: A Creative Workshop for Photographers

with Leanne Trivett S.

November 5 – 22, 2024

Light, Lighting, Lit

with Tony Corbell

November 4 – 22, 2024

The Black-and-White Image

with Carlan Tapp

November 2 – 20, 2024

The Critique Circle: A Six-Week Online Workshop

with Cheryle St. Onge

September 18 – October 23, 2024

The Visual Journal

with Michael Napper

September 14 – October 12, 2024
– Summer Season

A Taste of Santa Fe: Food and Restaurant Photography

with Douglas Merriam

July 22 – 24, 2024

Elevated Perspectives: Exploring Creative Drone Photography

with Rick Berk

September 17 and 19, 2024

The Fine Art of Flat Lay

with Philippa Stanton

September 4 – October 2, 2024

Portugal: A Rich Cultural Tapestry

with Jennifer Spelman

October 3 – 10, 2025

Iceland: The Land of Fire and Ice

with Stephen Wilkes

September 15 – 24, 2025

Vietnam: Land of the Blue Dragons

with Jennifer Spelman

April 4 – 15, 2025

Colombia: Colonial Cartagena and Carnival de Barranquilla

with Kike Calvo

February 22 – March 3, 2025

Digital Dreamscapes: The Art of Compositing in Adobe Photoshop

with Gabriel Isak

August 17 and 24, 2024

Creative Capture: Exploring Varied Perspectives

with Cat Simmons

Getting the Most from Your Nikon Z5, Z6, and Z7 Series Mirrorless Camera

with Rick Berk

June 14 – 25, 2024

Capturing Color: A Comprehensive Guide To Color Toning

with Joe Perri

September 10 and 12, 2024

Motherhood and the Photographic Practice

with Amy Harrity

October 22 – November 12, 2024

Out of Bounds: Unconventional Approaches to Portraiture

with Selina Román

Mastery: The Art of Color Photography

with Stephen Wilkes

May 7 and 9, 2024

Light on Plate: Introduction to Food Photography

with Powell Jordano

September 16 – 26, 2024

The Portrait Essay

with Steven Laxton

May 22 – June 12, 2024

Creative Post-Processing: Using Simple Techniques to Craft Artistic Images

with Shelley Vandegrift

January 7 – January 17, 2025

Photoshop for Photographers: The Essentials

with Shelley Vandegrift

October 29 – November 8, 2024

Digital Collage 1.0

with Maggie Taylor

May 1, 4, and 8, 2024

Night Sky Photography and Post-Processing Techniques

with Rick Berk

A Photograph as Haiku: The Leap

with M. H. Rubin

April 15 – May 2, 2024

The Fine Art of Still-Life Photography

with Kimberly Witham

October 19, 2024

The Language of Vision

with Maria Finitzo

Modern Montage: A Creative Retreat

with Maggie Taylor

October 21 – 25, 2024

The Next Step: San Miguel de Allende

with Sam Abell

October 21 – 25, 2024

The Fine Art of Infrared Photography: Unveil the Hidden Beauty

with Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift

October 14 – 18, 2024

Mojo Rising: Renew Your Creative Spirit

with Keith Carter

October 14 – 18, 2024

Discover the Realm of Blur

with Roxanne Bouché Overton

October 14 – 18, 2024

Discovering One's Intuition Through Compositing

with Karen Divine

Exploring the Secrets of the Night: San Miguel de Allende

with Jason Langer

October 7 – 11, 2024

Spirit of Place: San Miguel de Allende

with Sal Taylor Kydd

October 7 – 11, 2024