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July 2016
$190 - $220

Juan Madrid: Digital Workflow & Scanning

July 30, 2016
CPW, 59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
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Is your digital life a mess? This one-day workshop will get you started on the road to proper file management, making it easy to locate your photos in the future and utilizing best practices to keep your files protected. Correct scanning workflow with both a flatbed and virtual drum scanner will also be covered. You will walk away from this class understanding how and why to properly manage, maintain, and archive your files in a safe, efficient, and effective manner.…

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$190 - $220

Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison: Your Portfolio: Confluence of Art & Message

July 31, 2016
CPW, 59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
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Honing your Voice: Representing yourself through portfolio presentation. The process of defining, sustaining and evolving an artistic vision is the constant challenge of every artist. This one-day workshop guides students to develop and define a personal voice through intense discussion and evaluation of your portfolio. Participants will work with the ParkeHarrisons to define their photographic and conceptual message through evaluation of portfolios and discussions about individual and group concerns. About Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison Shana and Robert ParkeHarrison explore the…

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August 2016
$410 - $440

Morgan Post: Digital Negatives Intensive

August 6, 2016 - August 7, 2016
CPW, 59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
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The digital darkroom has revolutionized the way artists can approach alternative and traditional photographic processes.  Melding 19th and 21st century conventions is easier than ever when computer editability can be implemented directly inside a darkroom. In this two day workshop students will learn the fundamentals of digital negatives utilizing a simple and user friendly technique. During this intensive introductory workshop, we will determine how to properly set up your digital darkroom and work extensively on obtaining the perfect negative(s) for…

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$350 - $380

Gregory Halpern: Expanded Documentary: The Wonderful and Troubled Relationship of Photography and Realism

August 27, 2016 - August 28, 2016
CPW, 59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
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Documentary is an uncomfortable word to apply to photography. In 2016, the word sounds not only old-fashioned, but its usage implies a stubborn blindness to decades of creative work (both visual and written) aimed at debunking the notion of truth in photography. The efforts of these artists and writers successfully displaced documentary, but also produced innovative work in the process. Not only did they show us what “documentary” is not, they also showed us how it can move forward. The…

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$270 - $295

Lola Flash: The Camera as Your Weapon

August 29, 2016 - September 1, 2016
CPW, 59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
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“I saw that the camera could be a weapon against poverty, against racism, against all sorts of social wrongs. I knew at that point I had to have a camera.” – Gordon Parks The camera is a tool to express your innermost thoughts, without uttering one word. CPW’s Camera as Your Weapon workshop offers young people a range of opportunities to develop their knowledge of photography and critical thinking, including black-and-white darkroom experimentation and digital image making. Students will learn…

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September 2016
$460 - $490

Scott McCarney: Bookbinding for Photographers

September 2, 2016 - September 4, 2016
CPW, 59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
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The desire to make books with photographic content is as old as photography itself.  The accessibility of digital printing, from the inkjet in your studio to the Indigo of online publishers, is fulfilling this desire for contemporary photographers. This workshop employs the basic tools and techniques of hand bookbinding to make a unique product tailored to the physical and conceptual needs of your images. We will make a series of unique book structures that accommodate single sheets, folded folios and…

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$380 - $410

Amy Arbus: The Personal Narrative

September 3, 2016 - September 4, 2016
CPW, 59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
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The focus of this workshop will be transforming the personal into the archetypal, through the use of visual symbols and metaphor. A powerful picture story sets the scene, introduces the characters, evokes a mood, and shows the action. We will share stories that express emotions in context over time, such as “The Country Doctor” by W. Eugene Smith. Students will use digital photography and inkjet printmaking at CPW, and then edit and sequence existing photographs and those created in the…

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$350 - $380

Ariel Shanberg & Carlos Loret de Mola: Getting Known Being Shown

September 10, 2016 - September 11, 2016
CPW, 59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
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This workshop is for committed photographers who have produced a developed body of work that they are ready to bring into the world but aren't sure where and how to begin. Over the course of our two days together, we will cover everything from constructing your resume, presenting your portfolio, drafting an effective artist statement and an engaging website to exploring fundraising strategies, identifying cross-platform opportunities and a wide-range of outlets for your work. We will address the subtle differences…

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$350 - $380

Alan Rapp & David Maisel: Publishing a Photo Book

September 17, 2016 - September 18, 2016
CPW, 59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
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A photography book is a unique medium unto itself with a long pedigree. Photographers who effectively adapt their work to book form find special insights into the tradition and their own work. Led by two inspiring instructors—a photography book editor with twenty years publishing experience and an artist/photographer with five books to his name—this workshop will walk you through the creative and practical aspects of photographic bookmaking. David Maisel and Alan Rapp have successfully collaborated on two major monographs—Library of…

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$350 - $380

Doug Menuez: Art & Commerce: Feed Your Soul and Your Family

September 24, 2016 - September 25, 2016
CPW, 59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
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Photography should be a joyful, burning passion and reason for living – it’s what drives you and defines you. The reality is that we often have to make soul-killing compromises to feed our families. Without careful planning, that leads to creative and spiritual burnout. But what if you could merge art and commerce so as to make your living shooting exactly what you love? Combining portfolio review, dialogue, and practical applications, this two-day workshop is an essential re-boot for mid-career…

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