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Santa Fe Photographic Workshops Celebrates 20 Years of Inspiration and Instruction for the Photographic Community

Santa Fe, NM (Vocus) May 28, 2009

Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, the premier photographic workshop organization in the globe, achieves the milestone of 20 years as an inspirational resource for all levels of photographers, from enthusiasts to experts. Since its inception in 1990, the Workshops has been unwavering in its commitment to educational excellence to thousands of folks who share a passion for photography. The astounding growth and ongoing success of the Workshops is attributed to attracting the planet?s most influential photographers as instructors, the steadfast dedication of its talented staff, and creating new programs and partnerships that ensure Santa Fe Photographic Workshops stays at the forefront of photographic education.

?I am proud, grateful, and honored to be component of this exclusive community of photographers that come from all walks of life and every corner of the globe to participate in a week of magic and camaraderie,? says Reid Callanan, founder and director of Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.

Beginning with 27 workshops and 287 participants in its first season, the Workshops has grown a lot more than 600% to offer more than 200 workshops attended by two,000 participants annually. With campuses in Santa Fe and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, programs extend around the globe via photographic journeys in such regions as Tuscany, Bali, Provence, Ireland, Australia, Oaxaca, Tanzania, and Morocco. Regardless of location, time and again participants speak of their exceptional experiences at Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. Advanced amateur photographer Catherine Hiesiger reflects, ?It was entertaining and very inspiring I was genuinely impressed. The atmosphere of kindness and acceptance motivated me in approaches lengthy because forgotten. Santa Fe Photographic Workshops has strengthened my resolve to listen to my own inventive voice and give it life in my personal unique way.?

One particular of the most enticing functions that keeps participants coming back year immediately after year is the caliber of the extraordinary instructors at Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. Week-lengthy workshops are taught by talented, world-renown photographers such as Sam Abell, Joyce Tenneson, Platon, Nevada Wier, Nadav Kander, Julieanne Kost, Joe McNally, and Greg Gorman. In addition to teaching, the impressive line-up of instructors team with the staff at the Workshops to brainstorm and create unique studying opportunities. Innovative programs such as Photography Mentorships enable participants to work a single-on-one with a photographer, although PhotoTeens caters to emerging Santa Fe high school photographers.

The final component to the lengthy-standing results of the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops is its sturdy partnerships with top photographic vendors. The staff at Santa Fe Photographic Workshops is proud to be aligned with strategic corporate partners such as Nikon, Hewlett-Packard, National Geographic, Adobe, Outside magazine, Calumet, and SmugMug.

Reid credits the 20-year good results of Santa Fe Photographic Workshops to its staff, instructors, and partners. ?We all have a passion for photography. When you get the opportunity to build a organization based on passion, twenty years of results is inevitable. More importantly, we will continue to be committed to delivering innovation and inspiration to our most valued resource ? our clients.?

About Santa Fe Photographic Workshops
Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, an inspirational resource for photographers for the past 20 years, is an educational center offering more than 200 programs a year in lighting strategies, private vision, printmaking, storytelling, landscape, travel, nature, and portrait photography. Participants, ranging from photography enthusiasts to specialists, are inspired by and understand from these days?s most influential photographers. To uncover out much more, call (505) 983-1400, or pay a visit to http://www.santafeworkshops.com.

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