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With our lives at a virtual standstill, the urge to travel is still strong for many of us — yet, for now, it is a dream as we remain homebound. Let travel photographer extraordinaire Nevada Wier regale you with stories of her exotic adventures and the resulting images, while teaching you the finer points of how to be a more creative photographer on the road, in a series of fascinating, live presentations.
Travel photography requires the combination of technical expertise, culture competence, intuitive awareness, curiosity, and a dash of panache. Nevada shares three of her iconic lectures on creativity and travel photography, while weaving stories from her 40+ career exploring the far corners of the globe.
In Session One, Nevada focuses on how to photograph at all times of the day (or night), even in some of the harshest light, to create beautiful images you know exist and your mind imagines, but your technical expertise is lacking. In the second session, Nevada dissects ways to see more creatively and “photographically”, as well as tips on using color powerfully. In the last session, Nevada discusses how to approach and photograph people in foreign lands to create natural, respectful, and unique portraits.
Join Nevada for three hours that will elevate your aesthetic vision and expand your photographic skills in order to capture an image that rises above the usual travel clichés — whenever travel and photography are combined again.
A 10 to 15 minute Question and Answer session follows each daily presentation. Questions from the participants will be reviewed and a few selected during this informal wrap-up conversation.
Open to anyone interested in this special program.
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.
Nevada Wier is a multiple award-winning photographer specializing in documenting the remote corners and cultures of the world. She is recognized for her creative and intimate approach to people.
Nevada has been published in numerous national and international publications, including National Geographic, Geo, National Geographic Traveler, Islands, Outdoor Photographer, Outside, and Smithsonian. Her fine-art prints are featured in numerous public and private collections; she is represented by the Obscura Gallery in Santa Fe, NM.
Nevada is a well-known keynote speaker, workshop, and seminar instructor. Photo District News named Nevada one of America’s best photography workshop teachers (2010). She is a Fellow of The Explorer’s Club and a member of the Women’s Geographic Society.
A popular workshop instructor, Nevada is also part of our Mentorship Program »
Get to know Nevada in our Inspiration Series video »