UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Dec 3, 2022,  1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Macro & Close-Up Photography: An Outdoor Workshop at UCSC Arboretum

Focus your lens on the small details of life and be prepared to look at the world around you in a whole new way! Enjoy a day outdoors at UCSC Arboretum where we will enjoy focusing our lenses on the extraordinary details found in the extensive gardens and rare plant collections. You can use a cell phone, point and shoot or DSLR camera during the workshop. We will review the unique aspects of macro photography: tools, lighting, focusing approaches, as well as creative composition techniques.

Dec 4, 2022,  1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Writing to Feed the Inner Self: A Poetry Writing Workshop

Poets unite! Explore the beauty and power of poetry in this highly interactive writing workshop. Whether you're an aspiring poet or have a regular writing practice established, this workshop will invigorate your creative spirit and give you the confidence and practical skills required to form healthy writing habits for a lifetime.

Feb 4-5, 2023, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Blurring the Lines: A Creative Poetry and Photography Retreat

Break out of your routine and give yourself the gift of creative space as you explore and grow in wildly different directions in this retreat-style workshop. In highly immersive sessions, you'll learn techniques to connect with your inner poetic voice, and begin to combine poetry and photography to express your creative vision. Exploring guided poetry-writing, journaling, and photography, you'll leave with the beginnings of an inspired art journal that incorporates the power of your own words and images. No writing or photography experience is necessary, and you may use your cell phone or camera for photographs.

PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

Writing to Feed the Inner Self: A Poetry Workshop, Jun 26, 2022

Macro & Close-Up Photography: An Outdoor Workshop at UCSC Arboretum, June 25, 2022

Mastering Natural Light: On Location at the Santa Cruz Harbor, June 18, 2022

Writing to Feed the Inner Self: A Poetry Writing Workshop, Feb 20, 2022

Seas and Skies Photography: On Location in Capitola Village, Feb 19, 2022

Perfect Portraits in Natural Light: On Location at Capitola Wharf, Feb 12, 2022

Macro Photography: Finding the Beauty of Detail in the Natural World, Nov 13, 2021

Writing to Feed the Inner Self: A Poetry Workshop, Nov 14, 2021

Seeing the Light: Changing How You See and Make Photographs, August 7-8, 2021

Writing to Feed the Inner Self: A Poetry Workshop, August 1, 2021

Macro Photography: Finding the Beauty of Detail in the Natural World, July 31, 2021

Seeing the Light: Changing How You See and Make Photographs, April 30-May 1, 2021

Start Your Own Photography Business, April 24-25, 2021

Pop-Up Workshop: Introduction to Macro and Close Up Photography, April 11, 2021