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Oaxacan Photography Tour presented by the Academia de Fotografia - San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

December 22 - 29, 2010

  • Family members signing up together get 10% discount. Ten percent discount also offered for full payment before August 30, 2010..
  • Workshops are limited to 7 participants.
  • Instructor is an expert in her field, and knows the region well.
  • After the workshop, participants can stay longer in Oaxaca, travel from the city of Oaxaca to the Oaxacan beach resort towns or other interesting points in Mexico.
ACCOMMODATIONS
Reservations have been made at the
Hotel Marques del Valle on the central square

  general information on Oaxacan Holiday Artists Workshops presented by the Academia de Fotografia - San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico



— click on the image to see more photos of Oaxacan Christmas Celebrations —


   Christmas in Oaxaca is a magical time for all ages, with candlelit holiday parades and colorful street festivals. Highlighting the season is the spectacular Night of the Radishes, a festival dating back to 1897. Self-taught Oaxacan artists are judged for their ability to carve religious, political and animal figures from giant radishes.

  On the Oaxacan Holiday Photo Tour, you will tune vacation photography skills in morning shooting sessions with Jo Brenzo, director of the Academia de Fotografía in San Miguel de Allende and a faculty member of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes "El Nigromante". Afternoons and evenings are free to participate in Oaxacan holiday festivities with friends and family.

  Family vacation and photo fun all in one!

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 Information on the photography workshop, part of the Oaxacan Holiday Artists Workshops presented by the Academia de Fotografia - San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
Jo Brenzo, instructor
Oaxacan Christmas Photographic Tour with Jo Brenzo

    Jo Brenzo is the owner and director of the Academia de Fotografía in San Miguel de Allende and a faculty member of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes "El Nigromante", Mexico's national art school. She majored in Photography through the fine arts department of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Her work has been exhibited throughout the USA, Europe and Latin America. Jo has taught photography since 1979 and has conducted a dozen workshops in Mexico, including four Oaxaca workshops.

 Photography for professionals and amateurs confident with their cameras. Participants receive shooting instruction, photographic tips for special shooting situations, and lectures relating to photography in Oaxaca, as well as four shooting field trips to surrounding villages.

TUITION:

$1467 USD single occupancy hotel stay

$1,147 USD double occupancy hotel stay

tuition includes instruction, hotel, field trips


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