Rick Allred
Craftsy Instructor

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Rick Allred studied photojournalism at New Mexico State University and in 1996 helped to launch the digital program at Santa Fe Photographic Workshops in New Mexico. He spent five years as the head of the photography department at the Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center on the island of Maui, Hawaii, before returning to Santa Fe to continue teaching. Now in his 11th year of workshops, he is as inspired as ever by photography.

Rick's Craftsy Classes

Basics of Digital Photography

Move beyond auto mode and gain control of your photographs with step-by-step guidance from Santa Fe Photographic Workshops instructor Rick Allred. Master your camera’s features and join Rick in the field as he reveals how to find flattering light and shoot successfully in shade, harsh sunlight and challenging low light. Learn to use shutter speed and depth of field to maximize detail, minimize distractions and create the best photos possible. Discover the limitless potential of zoom, wide-angle and telephoto lenses and find out how to use a polarizer to make bright colors pop. Discover inspiring ideas for compelling compositions and start taking photographs you’re proud to share.


What's New

announcement Jul 22, 2014
- Aug 04, 2014
Week-Long Basics of Digital Photography Workshop at the Santa Fe Photographic workshops... August 4-8, 2014 Hands on learning and shooting... Lots of light-hearted exploration of photography. http://www.santafeworkshops.com/photography-workshops/workshop/1365 It's a great way to reinforce everything you've learned or want to learn about the Basics of Digital Photography!... And it's in beautiful Santa Fe!!! :-)

Upcoming Events

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Jul 22, 2014 - Aug 04, 2014
August 2-3, 2014: I'm teaching a 2-day intensive on Adobe Lightroom at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. If you're interested in this great program for organizing and enhancing your images... check out this link: http://www.santafeworkshops.com/photography-workshops/workshop/1378

Rick's Projects

Work With Models
Discover How Polarizers Work
Play With Depth of Field
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