Will Van Beckum Photography

Will Van Beckum is a photographic educator with the goal of helping his students simplify the complex world of digital photography and enhance creativity and productivity.

 

His approach to photographic education has helped hundreds of students put their technological problems behind them and embrace the joy of photography.

To register for workshops please

visit the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops website

or call 505-983-1400.

 

Will encourages you to contact him personally

with questions regarding workshops that you may

be interested in.

His email address is williamvanbeckum@gmail.com

 

 

Will also teaches with the Fredric Roberts Workshops, a non-profit with the goal of bringing photography to the children of the world.  He has traveled to Bhutan and Nicaragua teaching children the joy and art of photography, and has plans for trips to Egypt, Kenya, Nepal, and many other countries.

Image by ©Gurudarshan Khalsa

Upcoming Workshops
Testimonials
Student Images
Upcoming Workshops in Santa Fe

Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing your Images

October 6-8, 2014

 

Turn on the power of Lightroom to simply and successfully organize and process your images.

Basics of Digital Photography

November 3-6, 2014

 

Master the fundamental skills you need to confidently photograph with a digital SLR or mirrorless camera.

Intensive: Basics of Digital Printmaking

November 14-16, 2014

 

Dive into the skills and techniques you need to easily and consistently produce quality photographic prints.

 

Classes in the distant future... Web Design for Photographers- February 9-11, 2015
Adobe Premiere Pro- March 14-15
Color Printmaking- March 28-29
Advanced Camera Techniques- April 17-19

Testimonials

"At the end of the class, I felt very comfortable and confident in using Lightroom!"

-Student in "Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images"

 

“Will has great teaching skills, great people skills, and tremendous knowledge of subject”

-Student in "Image Enhancement: Beyond the Basics with Lightroom, Photoshop and NIK software."

 

“Fantastic job of keeping it fun and engaging”

-Student in "Basics of Digital Photography Workshop"

 

“Will is a perfectionist with patience”

-Student in "Basics of Digital Photography Workshop"

Photo by ©Mary Benoist a participant in "Basics of Digital Photography"

“I really needed to learn Lightroom from a hands-on approach, this workshop was wonderful!”

-Student in "Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images"

 

“I had been studying on my own and the more I studied the more confused I got.  This Workshop cleared things up and made sense.”

-Student in "Basics of Digital Printmaking"

 

“Will was informative and made the subject-matter easily understood.  He was always helpful and positive!”

-Student in "Basics of Digital Photography Workshop"

 

“I loved the combination of artistic/creative and technical knowledge”

-Student in "Image Enhancement: Beyond the Basics with Lightroom, Photoshop and NIK software."

 

“Knowledgeable, competent and patient.  Will is an excellent instructor”

-Student in "Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro"

 

“Very thorough.  It was a perfect jumpstart for transitioning me from Final Cut to Premiere Pro.”

-Student in "Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro"

 

“Practical, simple, cuts through the noise!”

-Student in "Basics of Digital Printmaking"

A gallery of images highlighting photos taken by past workshop participants in Will's classes.

©William Van Beckum 2014 all rights reserved. Images may not be used without written permission

williamvanbeckum@gmail.com