Visions of Northern New Mexico
Start:August 24, 2017 4:00 pm
End:September 1, 2017 9:00 am
Location:Santa Fe & The Ghost Ranch, NM
Explore, discover, create and enjoy in the footsteps of Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams. Explore the unique landscapes, discover the ancient adobes, create your own expressive creations while enjoying the BIG skies, amazing vistas and the vivid textures and colors of northern New Mexico.
Ansel Adams and Georgia O’Keeffe first met in New Mexico in 1929 and maintained a lifelong friendship based on a reverence for the natural world. Share the beauty and diversity of the high desert, rugged mountains and historic villages with Michael & Beverly as they share their passion for natures landscapes, architectural history and creativity on Visions of northern New Mexico.
This exploration is not just about the camera, time will be spent together engaged in conversations inspiring one another, creating lasting memories and life long friendships while engaging in your passion for photography! Discussions on how to visualize what is in your minds eye, how to capture mindful and expressive images, raising your awareness and sparking creativity.
Every where you look is another grand vista. The Casa de Sol offers an intimate, group setting with a fireplace, kitchen, single and shared rooms shared baths, simple living space surrounded by inspired landscapes.
Services are limited at the Ghost Ranch. Meals that included are at the dining hall – 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners. Meals are cafeteria style with indoor or outdoor dining. Vegetarian entrees are available, as well as a salad bar at both lunch and dinner.
We will have a pay your own dinner at a local Inn on Saturday evening. You are welcome to bring whatever food and drinks to Casa de Sol.
Our accommodations in Santa Fe is a three star hotel, located in historic Santa Fe. Our time in Santa Fe will include enjoying and creating photographs of the historic plaza. Santa Fe has amazing galleries to explore, we will enjoy the Georgia O’Keefe Museum together. Restaurants are abundant and within walking distance of our hotel in Santa Fe.
A day will be spent on the High Road to Taos. This drive is one of the most scenic routes running through the American southwest, connecting Santa Fe with Taos. The road was built in 1975 and has been designated an official Scenic Byway by the state of New Mexico. We will be stopping along the way at points of interest including the pilgrimage site of Chimayo, the adobe houses of Truchas, the Carson National Forest, the 18th-century Spanish colonial church in Las Trampas, and the 18th-century San Francisco de Asis Mission Church in Ranchos de Taos.
As always this exploration is designed for an intimate group to allow Michael quality time with all the photographers. Accommodations on this exploration allow for a total of six photographers, with four non-photographer guest.
We look forward to you joining us on this distinctive journey of creative exploration…
Price includes 8 nights’ accommodations, meals as indicated, 7 days of workshop adventure, transportation from Friday, August 25 – Thursday August 31, entry fees to Georgia O’Keefee Museum and Taos Pueblo.
Itinerary for Visions of Northern New Mexico
Thursday, August 24 – Friday, September 1, 2017
Thursday, August 24th
4:00pm check in hotel in Santa Fe
Friday, August 25th
10:00 check out of hotel in Santa Fe
Lunch in Santa Fe
2:00 depart for Ghost Ranch
Saturday, August 26th – Explore and photograph Ghost Ranch
Sunday, August 27th – Explore and photograph Ghost Ranch
Monday, August 28 –
10:00 check out Ghost Ranch
4:00pm Check in at hotel in Santa Fe
Tuesday, August 29 – Thursday, August 31
Explore Historic Santa Fe
Take the High Road to Taos
Friday, September 1
12:00pm check out of hotel in Santa Fe and head home
Cost: $4,365/person based on double photographer occupancy
Accommodations at Ghost Ranch vary. There are single and shared rooms with shared baths.
Add $570 single occupancy
Add $570 for non-photographer double occupancy
As always this exploration is designed for an intimate group. Accommodations on this exploration allow for a total of six photographers, with four non-photographer guest.
25% deposit required at time of registration to guarantee your reservation
additional 25% by March 15, 2017
final payment by June 15, 2017
5 nights’ accommodations hotel in Santa Fe
Year round outdoor heated pool
Thursday, August 24 and
Monday – Friday, August 28 – Friday, September 1
3 nights’ accommodations at Ghost Ranch.
Friday, August 25 – Monday, August 28
Includes 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
All transportation via 15 passenger van
Friday, August 25th – Thursday, August 31
Entry fees to the Georgia O’keeffe Museum and Taos Pueblo
What is not included:
Airfare – you can fly into either Albuquerque or Santa Fe
Ground transportation from airport to hotel in Santa Fe
Sandai or Road Runner both offer ground transportation
Meals unless otherwise indicated