Travelers interested in exploring a destination in depth and through the lens of a camera—be it a smartphone, point-and-shoot, or DSLR—will find this unique cultural journey a fascinating opportunity. Discover Santa Fe and northern New Mexico, with its storied past and current-day allure, with your camera as your passport.

Starting at: $3,795 Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Santa Fe still life  Old Chapel at Taos. Credit: Dan Monakil  Landscape near Ghost Ranch  Landscape near Abiquiu  Church at Chimayo  Symbols of America. Credit: Alyssa Bowers  Portraits on the range in black and white. Credit: Jennifer Spelman, Smithsonian Journeys Photography Expert  Cowboy still life. Credit: James Kalupa  Photographing at sunset. Credit: Julia Martin  Capturing the moment. Credit: Diane Hemingway  Landscape in black and white. Credit: Carlan Tapp, Smithsonian Journeys Photography Expert  Red rock at sunrise. Credit: Romeo Durscher  On the spot photography instruction. Credit: Jake Rutherford  Practicing new skills on smartphones. Credit: Kevin Bond

Smithsonian Photo Journey: Focus on Santa Fe

6 days from $3,795

Travelers interested in exploring a destination in depth and through the lens of a camera—be it a smartphone, point-and-shoot, or DSLR—will find this unique cultural journey a fascinating opportunity. Discover Santa Fe and northern New Mexico, with its storied past and current-day allure, with your camera as your passport.

or Call 855-330-1542

May 13 - 18, 2018 Departure
Carlan  Tapp

Carlan Tapp

Carlan Tapp is a photojournalist and educator dedicated to documenting the social and environmental issues that define our times. Educated in photography at Art Center College of Design, Carlan also had the extraordinary opportunity to assist Ansel Adams at the Yosemite Workshops for three years.

A sensitive eye and an intimate relationship to his subjects are the signatures of Carlan’s work. His photographs have been used in numerous publications including Harley-Davidson's HOG Magazine, New Mexico Magazine, Associated Press, and NPR’s Living on Earth, and his project work was nominated for the National Geographic All Roads Projects. His photo essays are syndicated nationally and internationally by Redux Pictures in New York. Carlan has taught workshops nationally and internationally, including 13 years teaching with Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. His website is www.carlantapp.com.

    

Aug 26 - 31, 2018 Departure
Jennifer  Spelman

Jennifer Spelman

Jennifer Spelman is a freelance editorial and documentary photographer. She received her photographic training as an assistant with Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, working with some of today’s most preeminent photographers: Jay Maisel, Norman Mauskopf, and David Alan Harvey.

A sensitive photographer of people, Jennifer strives to create portraits with energy and insight. Her clients have included Village Science, Seven Squared Media, The Heart Gallery, What Moves You, Sanjhi, and Sustainable Santa Fe. Jennifer is a patient educator who has ten years of experience teaching with Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. She has also taught workshops in India, Mexico, Japan, and Cuba. Her website is www.jenniferspelman.com.