2016 Photography Workshops


The Center for Photography is the perfect setting to learn, explore and be inspired. Sign up for a weekend workshop, or join us for lectures. During the summer and fall The Center for Photography is buzzing with activities and creative energy when national and international renowned photographers and artists come to Woodstock to teach. Learn in small-group settings with others who share your love and interest in photography.

Take the time to explore, experiment, learn new techniques, problem solve, reflect and re-energize. CPW is located in the heart of the world’s best known Colony of the Arts, in the bucolic setting of the Mid-Hudson Valley. See what Woodstock, NY is all about and discover a new photography vision in the process.

The 2016 Woodstock Photography Workshops are taught by masters of the field, such as Wayne Montecalvo, Joan Barker, Juan Madrid, Laura Steele, Craig Barber, John Mannion, Jeff Rich, Lothar Osterburg, Doug Beasley, Jeannette Rodriguez Pineda, Tom DeLooza, Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison, Pipo Nguyen-duy, Morgan Post, Carla Shapiro, Kelli Connell, Gregory Halpern, Lola Flash, Scott McCarney, Amy Arbus, Ariel Shanberg & Carlos Loret de Mola, Gabriel Garcia Roman, Alan Rapp& David Maisel, Doug Menuez, Lawrence McFarland, Dawoud Bey & Hannah Frieser.

MEMBERSHIP: CPW Members receive a discount on all classes. Unsure if your membership status is current? Contact us to ensure you receive discounted rates on workshops.

Registration is open! Click here to browse the 2016 Workshops

May 20, 22Fusing Media: Photography & EncausticWayne Montecalvo
May 28, 29Intro to DSLR: Getting to Know Your CameraJoan Barker
May 28, 29Intro to LightroomJuan Madrid
Jun 4, 5The Seductive Nature of The Hudson ValleyCraig Barber
Jun 3Intro to Fine Art Digital PrintingLaura Steele
Jun 4, 5 Advanced Fine Art Digital PrintingLaura Steele
Jun 11
The Art of Prepress for Photo BooksJohn Mannion
Jun 25, 26Starting & Sustaining the Long Term ProjectJeff Rich
Jul 5, 10 PhotogravureLothar Osterburg
Jul 9, 10Zen & the Art of PhotographyDoug Beasley
Jul 18, 21Photozines & Me (Young Artists)Jeannette Rodriguez Pineda
Jul 22, 24Collodion, Cameras & ContraptionsTom DeLooza
Jul 30Digital Workflow and ScanningJuan Madrid
Jul 31Your Portfolio: Confluence of Art & MessageShana and Robert ParkeHarrison
Aug 6, 7Digital Negatives IntensiveMorgan Post
Aug 6, 7Stepping into the LandscapePipo Nguyen-Duy
Aug 13, 14Your Photographs Ripped, Glued, StainedCarla Shapiro
Aug 20, 21The Portrait: How we See OthersKelli Connell
Aug 27, 28Expanded Documentary: The Wonderful and Troubled Relationship of Photography and RealismGregory Halpern
Aug 29, Sep 1The Camera as Your Weapon (Young Artists)Lola Flash
Sep 3, 4The Personal NarrativeAmy Arbus
Sep 2, 4Book Binding for PhotographersScott McCarney
Sep 10, 11Getting Known Being ShownAriel Shanberg & Carlos Loret de Mola
Sep 17, 18Publishing a Photo Book: The Photographer & EditorAlan Rapp & David Maisel
Sep 16, 18Photography in the Face of PrintmakingGabriel Garcia Roman
Sep 24, 25Art & Commerce: Feed Your Soul & Your FamilyDoug Menuez
Oct 1, 2Poetic Expanse: Land & RiverLawrence McFarland
Oct 8, 9Refining Your Creative Vision: Going from Good to GreatDawoud Bey & Hannah Frieser

Past Workshop Leaders

Sam Abell
Craig J. Barber
Dawoud Bey
Ruth Bernhard
Dan Burkholder
Debbie Flemming Caffery
Keith Carter
Elinor Carucci
Linda Connor
Judy Dater
Bruce Davidson
Dan Estabrook
Robert Farber
Donna Ferrato
Larry Fink
Sally Gall

Ralph Gibson
David Hilliard
George Holz
Christopher James
Ed Kashi
Michael Kenna
Robert Glenn Ketchum
Mark Klett
Bobbi Lane
Sally Mann
Mary Ellen Mark
Steve McCurry
Duane Michals
Richard Misrach
Andrea Modica
Arnold Newman
Elizabeth Opalenik

Sylvia Plachy Platon
Lilo Raymond
Eugene Richards
Ernestine Ruben
Maggie Steber
Jock Sturges
Joyce Tenneson
Deborah Turbeville
Jerry Uelsman
Alex Webb
Rebecca Norris Webb
William Wegman
Cole Weston

…and many more!