SFW On Location

Birds, Bugs, and Plants: Macro and Telephoto Photography

with Kristi Odom

August 1 – 5, 2022

  • Tuition $1795.00
  • Location Fee $35.00
  • Standard Deposit $300.00
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COVID-19 Update: For all in-person workshops and trips, Santa Fe Workshops requires that all participants attending be fully vaccinated (per definition of the CDC) and provide proof of vaccination. This requirement applies to students, staff, and instructors.

Course Description

Continuously improving your craft is a tried-and-true method for strengthening your storytelling and taking it to a higher level. Under the guidance of Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom, participants are shown how to elevate their images by using a wide range of camera techniques, all around some of Santa Fe’s most scenic locations! Lectures and demonstrations offer lessons that help you advance your camera skills through creative challenges, ultimately elevating your photography to a new level.

Our subject matter for this workshop is the wildlife and expansive plant world in and around Santa Fe. From the patterns on an insect's eye, a bird in flight, and a flower’s unfolding pedals — there truly is beauty all around us. The workshop dive deep into the technical and creative use of macro and telephoto photography to put your own unique voice into your images of bugs, birds, and plants.

Each day begins with a lecture by Kristi, providing new tools, techniques, and inspiration. Then we head out into the field to create images with our new-found skills. The following day, group image reviews led by Kristi offer a great opportunity for participants to share their work and receive valuable feedback.

By expanding and strengthening your technical and creative camera skills, you become a more confident photographer, storyteller, and artist. Join Kristi for an adventuresome workshop week that helps you connect with the stunning natural world that surrounds us.

Additional Information

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Amateurs, Advanced Amateurs
What You Should Know:

Working knowledge of digital workflow on your laptop computer and manual mode on your digital SLR or mirrorless camera. Participants must be able to download, select, and transfer images to their own jump drive for class each day.

Policies:
Accommodations:

Participants are responsible for making their own housing arrangements in Santa Fe. On-campus accommodations are not currently available.

Meals:
Lunch Monday through Friday, dinner at the Friday evening Image Presentations, and daily beverage service.
Categories
Beyond the Basics, Creative Vision, Nature & Landscape, Technical
about
Kristi Odom

Kristi Odom is an internationally acclaimed photographer, Nikon Ambassador associate fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers, and motivational speaker. Her work focuses on connecting people emotionally to animals and the natural world; it has been published in print and online by National Geographic, Forbes, Rolling Stone, Outside Magazine, Nikon, and Microsoft. Kristi teaches photographers to improve their work through advanced camera skills and creating an emotional connection with their subjects. She has received more than 60 accolades from organizations around the world, including two from Nature’s Best Photography, which exhibited her images at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.

Instagram: @kristiodom

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