In following the path of the photographer, I have learned to outtalk the voice of critical fear and push the limits of my own creativity. Every time I trust my eye and follow my instincts, I watch something amazing push itself up onto paper in the dark room. It is when eye, brain and emotion line up with risk, that I get awesome shots. In allowing myself to be moved by eye and heart, while remaining open to taking risks - to be daring and try the new idea, I arrive at the beauty in and around us all. My meditation is listening to that relentless voice that asks, "Wouldn't it be interesting if..."
Workshops are held on Saturdays at the In A Different Light Studio classroom north of Santa Fe, NM. Classes run from 9am to Noon and are $50.00.
Aug 7, Expand your vision. How do we see? 3D vs. 2D.
Aug 15, Learn to see Creatively.
Sep 6, Elements of Design. What makes a striking image?
Sep 19, Composition. The Rule of Thirds.
Oct 3, The Magic of Light
Fall 2009 Class Schedule
Classes are $100 each or the entire series of 10 for $850. Each class will last approx 6 hours. The Aspen, White Sands, and Mission Churches classes will last longer. Please bring a sack lunch. Enrollment ends the day before class begins.
Students taking these classes should be able to: Use manual exposure settings on their camera Consistently produce well exposed, in-focus images Set aside time during the course to complete assignments in a timely fashion
Schedule of Fall Classes:
Aug 5-9, Santa Fe County Fair, Santa Fe, NM Aug 14, Tent Rocks State Park, NM Aug 21, Horses / Ranch, near Santa Fe, NM Sep 5, Albuquerque Zoo, Albuquerque, NM Sep 11, Fiestas de Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM Sep 18, Aspens, Northern New Mexico Sep 20, NM State Fair, Albuquerque, NM Sept 25-26, White Sands National Monument, Southern NM Oct 2, Petroglyphs, Three Rivers, NM Oct 9, Mission Churches, Northern NM