Come chase your dreams with us in 2021.
January offers a fresh start, and Santa Fe Workshops is poised and ready for another year of online classes. We learned a lot about long-distance learning in 2020 and are excited to continue with our innovative virtual programming in this new year.
Surround yourself with opportunities to expand your technical skills and deepen your creative vision using images and words. The upcoming winter months are the perfect time to join with others and share the gift of community, learning, and inspiration. Here are just a few of our workshops in January, February, and March.
The Art of Connection
Gail Albert Halaban
January 13 – February 3 | Wednesdays; 5pm–7pm MT
Hone your observational skills and explore photography's ability to connect you with others with fine-art photographer and experienced teacher Gail Albert Halaban.
The Lost Art of Letter Writing
January 25 – February 4 | Mondays and Thursdays; 10:30am–12pm MT
From the tear of the envelope's seal to the debut of the stationery, letter writing is most definitely an art.
Poetry: The Creativity of Revision
February 2 – 18 | Mondays and Thursdays; 10:30am–12pm MT
Discover the richness inherent in the hand-in-hand relationship between the generative impulse and the revising one.
Finding Color in the Shadows
February 8 – 18 | Mondays and Thursdays; 2pm–4:30pm MT
Delve into the many fascinating facets of color, from science and technique to psychology and emotion.
The Creative iPhone Image
February 15 – 26 | Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; 2pm–4pm MT
Uncover techniques for maximizing your iPhone’s features, develop your eye for composition and light, and refine how to process your images to take them from “meh” to magnificent.
February 22 – March 11 | Mondays and Thursdays; 2pm–4pm MT
Incorporate the physical act of making new images, coupled with the manual task of working with Adobe Photoshop and alternative materials, and finalized by the mental rigor required to take your work to the next level in this unique, online experience.
Epson Printer Primer
February 23 and 25 | Tuesday and Thursday; 6pm–8pm MT
Begin the process of cultivating your own fine-art printmaking instincts and digital workflow to achieve master-quality prints at home with the help of experienced printmaker Cotton Miller, with a guest appearance by Dan Steinhardt from Epson America.
The Art and Science of Landscape Photography
February 23 – March 12 | Tuesdays and Fridays; 2pm–4pm MT
Master the craft, and the art will follow; conquer the barriers to creating stunning landscape images.
From Golden Light to Blue: Photographing Sunset and Twilight in Your Neighborhood
March 20 – April 10 | Saturdays; 10am–12:30pm MT
Explore how twilight with its shifting light and shadow can redesign a city, town, or rural scene.
The next two months brings world-renown writers and photographers into your homes as our SFW: Perspectives series continues in 2021 with presentations from National Geographic Society explorer Stephen Wilkes, travel writer Pico Iyer, plus a special joint session with writer Natalie Goldberg and photographer Eddie Soloway.
Day to Night, through Ellis Island, to “Jay Myself”
January 12, 13, & 15 | 12pm–1pm MT*
Take a unique in-depth look at the creative and technical processes behind three masterful bodies of work and learn from renowned photographer Stephen Wilkes. The last day’s presentation features a behind-the-scenes look at the making of his movie on Jay Maisel.
Three Simple Lines & The Color of Wind
Natalie Goldberg and Eddie Soloway
January 27, 28, & 29 | 6pm–7pm MT*
Exploring the intersection of images and words, Natalie and Eddie reveal the truths they have learned about these two universal languages. Their stories and insights are sure to change how you perceive your life as a writer or a photographer.
Travel–Across the World and Deep Within
Pico Iyer and Reid Callanan
February 16, 17, & 18 | 6pm–7pm MT*
Join acclaimed travel writer Pico Iyer and Santa Fe Workshops Director Reid Callanan to consider why travel in the new millennium is not just a luxury, but a moral obligation. Why we travel is at the heart of these three presentations for writers and photographers.
*You can still experience these presentations even if you can’t make one or all of the live events. Each session is recorded and made available for one week after the last session of each seminar series.
Thank you, Nikon and Epson!
As major corporate partners of Santa Fe Workshops, Nikon and Epson make significant and generous contributions to the education and career advancement of our participants. These amazing partnerships contribute greatly to the workshop experience.