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Santa Fe Photographic Workshops

Discover the spirit of place. Capture the soul of a portrait. Refine your personal style.…

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Mentor Series Worldwide Photo Treks

The Mentor Series Worldwide Photo Treks provide an incredible hands-on learning…

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Summit Series of Photography Workshops

Come to the Summit for the ultimate workshop experience in all areas of…

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Sports Shooter Academy Workshop

Sports Shooter Academy gives you the opportunity to work with pros in a hands-on…

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Portrait & Lighting Workshop

Nikon School hands-on workshop on portraits and lighting

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Dave Black

Sports and commercial photographer Dave Black is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Action and People Photography

For those who want to take better people and action photos

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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Landscape and Travel Photography

Ideal for those who want to take their travel & landscape photography to the next level

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Creative Lighting

For those who want to learn about creative lighting

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Vincent Versace

Fine art, commercial and nature photographer Vincent Versace is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his…

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Jerry Ghionis

Wedding and portrait photographer Jerry Ghionis is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Cliff Mautner: King of Hearts

Cliff Mautner's unique style has made him a successful and in-demand wedding photographer.

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One Shot: No Exit

Bill Durrence on ow a simple change can alter a photo’s feeling

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Flash Photography the Easy Way

David Tejada's easy-does-it flash tips

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Matthew Jordan Smith

Celebrity and fashion photographer Matthew Jordan Smith is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his…

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Think About Your Subject Before You Begin Shooting

Find out why thinking about your photos can be as important as taking…

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Miles of Aisles

Kevin Kubota establishes his clients' comfort level before the wedding, so that on the big day they will…

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Resources to Enhance your Photographic Experience

Learn more about the helpful resources available from Nikon

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Tips from a Model Turned Professional Photographer

See how photographer Nancy Brown turned a 20-year modeling career in…

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Group Effort: Growing Your Skills in a Camera Club

Benefits of joining a camera club

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Understanding Focal Length

Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a…

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Joe McNally

Commercial photojournalist Joe McNally is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Photographing the US National Parks

Chris Nicholson on photographing in the US National Parks

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Chromatic Aberration

Chromatic aberration is a phenomenon in which light rays passing through a lens focus at different…

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Learning How to Use Your Camera's Histogram

The histogram is a useful tool that analyzes tonal range and helps in…

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Create and Publish Your Own Photo Book

A photo book is a great way to share your images with the world.

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A Basic Look at the Basics of Exposure

The relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO is the basis of every…

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Yes, I Pan: Pursuing the Bigger Picture

Tony Sweet on creating panoramas

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Taking Great Photographs at Airshows

Learn the "tricks of the trade" from Moose Peterson.

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Getting Started: How to Hold Your D-SLR Camera

Getting sharper, more in-focus pictures can be as simple as learning how…

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One Shot: On the Beach

Deborah Sandidge on shooting crashing ocean waves

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Backgrounds in Wildlife Photography

Ron Magill shares a tip for photographing wildlife

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Want Better Landscape Photos? First Check Your Definition of "Landscape"

Tony Sweet offers tips for better landscape…

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Moose Peterson: How to Photograph Winter Landscapes

Exposing so the Snow’s White and Six Other Tips for Great Winter…

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Boudoir Photography: Creating the Sensual Image

Trendy boudoir photography by CherieFoto.

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Shooting in Inclement Weather

Corey Rich discusses shooting in bad weather

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Moose Peterson

Wildlife and aviation photographer Moose Peterson is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Ami Vitale

Photographer and multimedia journalist Ami Vitale is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about her photography.

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Setting White Balance

How do I set my camera’s white balance for different lighting situations?

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For Memorable Family Vacation Photos, Focus First on Family

Tamara Lackey on taking great photos during family vacations

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Lighting Techniques: Light Painting

Using the technique of light painting allows you to add depth and dimension to your…

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Tips and Techniques For High Flying Photos

Tom Bol discusses taking photos from hot air balloons, planes and helicopters

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What Do You Look for in a Wedding Photographer?

Tips on what to look for when choosing a wedding photographer

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Tamara Lackey

Lifestyle portrait photographer Tamara Lackey is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about her photography.

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Tips for Photographing Mountains

Making the most of mountains in landscape photographs

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Robin Layton

Fine art/portrait photographer Robin Layton is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about her photography.

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Using Shadows and Light in Your Photographs

Cliff Maunter on using shadows and light

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Using Shadows for Dimension in Photographs

Joe McNally explains how shadows add dimension

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Taking Better Photographs on the Water

Harbors, bays, oceans and rivers all have one thing in common—interesting and…

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Basic Underwater Photography Tips

5 tips to taking better photos under the sea

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Active D-Lighting

Active D-Lighting optimizes high contrast images to restore the shadow and highlight details that are…

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Lindsey Byrnes on Rock & Roll Photography

Video interview of pro shooter Lindsey Byrnes on photography and getting…

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Cat Photography: Capturing Cats in Pictures

With a little patience you too can make great pictures of your pet cat or…

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Creatively Photographing Objects Up Close

The idea that less is more can be applied to the subject matter in your photos.

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Virtual Horizon

Electronic Virtual Horizon will help ensure level horizons in your images.

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Quick and Easy Photography Tips and Tricks

Nikon's Lindsay Silverman offers photo tips

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Sandro

Commercial photographer and filmmaker Sandro is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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What to do When you Need Stills while Shooting HD Video

Shoot simultaneously or save a frame options with the D4 or D4s…

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Taking Better Photographs of the American West

When you get a chance to visit the open prairies, and photograph ranchers…

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Tips for Photographing Birds

Birds make great subjects for photographs; tips for capturing them with your camera.

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Photographing Commercial Assignments with a Sports Angle

Find out how quick veteran photographer John Huet needed to be…

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James Balog

Conservation photographer James Balog is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Reaction Time

John Solano says that for him, photographing weddings is a lot like photographing sports.

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John Shaw: A Photographer's Vision Simplified

See how one of the foremost nature, outdoor and natural history…

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Imagine That

Nope, we didn't make a mistake. The photos you see here were not taken by several different photographers;…

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The Power and Beauty of Bears and Other Animals

When the animal in the viewfinder is a bear, this photographer knows…

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Photograph Family and Friends During the Holidays

The holidays are prime picture-taking time. Get some great tips on…

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Hands On

Lindsay Silverman discusses autofocusing when using teleconverters

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Simple tips for children to learn to take better photos

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Bokeh for Beginners

Have your subjects stand apart from the background with this easy technique

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Bill Coleman: A Long Term Photo Project

Whether shooting the Amish of Pennsylvania or the landscapes of Maine or Italy,…

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Santa Fe Photographic Workshops

Whether your desire is to break through creative barriers or learn the basics of composition, you will be inspired by some of today's most talented and influential photographers and instructors at Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. With over 150 workshops offered each year in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and around the world, the Workshops is a world leader in photographic inspiration and instruction.

Participants of all skill levels travel to magical Santa Fe to engage their passion for photography and hone their technical skills through week-long workshops, weekend intensives, and one-on-one Photography Mentorships. Located in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of historic Santa Fe, the Workshops' campus provides a tranquil backdrop for the creative journey to unfold in small groups of 12-14 participants.

Year-round workshops cover lighting techniques, personal vision, printmaking, nature, storytelling, landscape, travel, and portrait photography. Mastering digital workflow and image editing software, such as Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, occur in the state-of-the-art digital facility. Evening presentations by visiting instructors add to the sense of community and camaraderie that infuse the experience. While globe-trotters can grab their gear and join the Workshops for photographic adventures Around the World.

Treat yourself to one week out of the year where you are welcomed by others who are just as passionate about photography.

Visit the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops web site for more information www.santafeworkshops.com

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