Are you looking for a way to create unique images that stand out from the crowd? Infrared photography takes a mundane scene and turns it into magic. Learn infrared photography from camera selection to capture considerations to efficient and artistic post-processing with Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift, co-authors of the best-selling book Infrared Photography: Techniques for Artistic Images from Amherst Publishing.
In three information-packed sessions, you learn the creative and technical aspects of creating infrared images. Laurie discusses the beauty and challenges of infrared capture and its unique suitability for emotive storytelling. Shelley explains how to select equipment that best suits your individual artistic style and how to post-process infrared images to achieve your vision.
This workshop is open to those interested in entering the world of infrared as well as anyone wishing to improve their understanding of infrared photography. Come with an open, curious mind ready to learn the secrets of great infrared photography. Leave with a new set of skills for making unforgettable images.
Students do not need to own an infrared converted camera or have an infrared filter to take this workshop. Shelley covers the equipment options and considerations for getting started with infrared photography in the first session. Sample infrared images will be made available for students who don’t have equipment and want to follow along in the post-processing portions of the workshop.
Class will meet 12:30 – 3:30 pm (Mountain Time) on Monday, March 20, Wednesday, March 22, and Monday, March 27 (three online group sessions). Enrollment is limited to 16 participants.
Zoom Video Conferencing software (available for no charge from Zoom.com) will be used to facilitate the class sessions. Further details will be emailed to registrants.
Santa Fe Workshops always aims to produce a high-quality experience for our online attendees. That said, variables including regional and local internet provider speeds, traffic on Zoom's servers, and your own computing hardware can contribute to a less than ideal streaming event. While we do our best to minimize the impact of these variables, they are outside the control of Santa Fe Workshops.
For the convenience of participants, recordings of each class session are posted privately for one month after the end of each session. Santa Fe Workshops takes the recordings down after one month to protect the intellectual property of our instructors.
Laurie Klein is recognized worldwide for her infrared photography. She began as a Bio-Medical Photographer in undergraduate school where she used infrared film for research and diagnostic purposes. What solidified her love and passion for infrared was when she began photographing with infrared film under the tutelage of Ansel Adams when she was a young woman and has never looked back. Laurie gained acclaim and recognition as an infrared portrait photographer photographing the female form in the environment. She has her BFA from RIT and her MFA from OU.
Laurie has been teaching for more than 30 years, and her work has appeared in hundreds of publications and numerous gallery exhibitions She is author of two infrared photography books published by Amherst Media: Photographing the Female Form with Digital Infrared and Infrared Photography and Artistic Techniques for Brilliant Images, co-authored with her son Kyle Klein and Shelley Vandegrift. She also authored Hand Coloring Black and White Photography published by Quarry books.
Shelley Vandegrift fell under the spell of photography as a 10-year-old child, carefully watching and learning in her father’s darkroom. From that point forward, the technical components of the post-production process held as much attraction for her as the creative experience behind the lens. With the introduction of digital photography, she found a marriage between her two passions: photography and computer technology. She shares that passion both in her photographic art and in workshops and webinars globally.
Her teaching focuses primarily on two areas: artistic post-processing techniques and infrared photography. Shelley possesses a knack for taking post-processing techniques and making them accessible to all. In conjunction with her artistic mentor and friend, Laurie Klein, she guides photographers in achieving their own artistic vision through the magic of post-processing and discovering the skills they need to craft their stories.
Shelley is co-author with Laurie Klein of Infrared Photography: Digital Techniques for Artistic Images, 2nd Edition from Amherst Publishing. She is the designer and developer of Infrared Mastery presets for Luminar and Lightroom, and has been a guest lecturer/presenter for Skylum and DxO software. Her work has been featured in the two-woman exhibit, The Beauty of Invisible Light, at the Commons Gallery and in B&W Magazine, A. Smith Gallery, the Latino Cultural Center of Dallas, Dallas City Hall, Lucas Gallery, and the Art Travelers Gallery at Dallas’s Love Field airport.
This workshop is currently full. Use this form to sign up for the waitlist, and SFW will reach out if a seat becomes available.