• Come learn the latest techniques in digital design at Sante Fe Photography and Digital Workshops in Sante Fe, New Mexico. Workshops are sponsored by Kodak Professional and Canon USA, and take place between April 1 and May 24, 2002. Photographers can enroll in Photoshop I, hosted by Tom Gaukel; Photoshop: Beyond the Basics, with James Bowman; Web Design with GoLive and LiveMotion, with Tom Gaukel; Master Photoshop, hosted by Jerry Courvoisier; Color Management with Andrew Rodney; Crafting the Fine Digital Print, with John Paul Caponigro; and Introduction to Photoshop for Photographers, with Kirk Amyx. For more information, call (505) 983-1400 or visit www.santefeworkshops.com
• The Palm Beach Photographic Centre has
announced its first series of photography workshops in Cuzco, Peru,
all four-week sessions between June 22 and July 20, 2002. Workshops
will be led by George and Grace Schaub, Jim Zuckerman, Phil Borges,
Darrell Gulin, Sarah Leen, Rick Sammon, Shelly Katz, and Cindy
Karp. Topics will include harnessing natural light, the cultural
portrait, nature and documentary photography. Peruvian native,
photographer, and PBPC executive director Fatima NeJame will be on
hand to guide participants through the "Land of the Incas."
Planned photographic opportunities include the cathedral of La Compañia, the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, terracing in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Indian markets at Písac and Chincero, and the royal estate of Macchu Picchu.
For more information, call (561) 276-9797 or visit www.workshop.org
• The New Mexico Photography Field School will be holding four photography workshops between July and September 2002: Ranchers, Ramblers & Renegades-Photographing Faces and Places in New Mexico; Finding Georgia O'Keeffe: Photographing the Painter's Landscape; Photographing the Enchantment: The Power and Beauty of Northern New Mexico; and Falling for New Mexico: Photographing the Fall Colour Landscape. For more information, call (505) 983-2934 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• John Sexton Photography Workshops has
announced its 2002 and a portion of its 2003 workshop schedules.
Five workshops called The Expressive Black and White
Print will be held in Carmel Valley, California, both years.
Another workshop, Fine Tuning the Expressive Print, will
be held in October 2002, in Carmel Valley.
Two offsite workshops will be offered, as well. The first, Southwest Landscape—A Sense of Place, given by Ray McSavaney and John Sexton, will take place in May 2002, in Arizona and Utah, including Canyon de Chelly and Monument Valley. The other, Advanced Large-Format Black and White Techniques, takes place in August 2002, in Snowmass Village, Colorado, and is a special two-week. large-format hands-on darkroom and field workshop.This is sponsored by Anderson Ranch Arts Center (www.andersonranch.org).
For more information on the workshops, go to www.johnsexton.com.
Some Hot New Books...
• There Is No Eye: Photographs and Stories by John Cohen (PowerHouse Books), the photographer's first monograph, is a guided tour of the worlds of outsider artists, poets, and musicians. Cohen's lyrical stories of what he encountered augment his stirring, quiet photographs taken during the past 50 years.
• Mayors Across America, by Brooks
Institute of Photography student Ed Morris, chronicles the face of
grassroots leadership across America. Morris' three-month,
cross-country bicycle journey captures the personality and
character of small towns and large cities, as personified by their
Blink (Phaidon Press) presents the work of 100 rising stars in photography, selected by 10 world-class curators, each naming 10 photographers they consider to have broken new ground in the last five years. Each shooter is featured over two double-page spreads, along with the curator's text and biographical profile on the photographer.
• Talking Photography: Viewpoints on the Art, Craft and Business, by Frank Van Riper (Allworth Press), is a collection of the author's Washington Post columns and other writings on photography from the past decade. It is at once "a one-volume textbook for photography students and a frankly written analysis of the business and craft of professional photography," Van Riper says.
The first one-person museum exhibition of Robert ParkeHarrison's work is being held at the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, New York. Robert ParkeHarrison: The Architect's Brother, will feature 42 large-scale images by the 33-year-old photographer, on view through April 21, 2002.