The beauty of learning in a Oaxaca photography workshop from Sam and her husband Tom Robbins is that they also show and tell. As photographer-teachers, they are well versed in the art and language of the verbal and the visual. They shoot photographs right along with the group and then bring those photos back into the learning session so that we can see the exemplars. Sam was recently featured in the April 2012 issue of Black and White magazine. She loves shooting with black and white film, so she presented the challenge of using our digital cameras to make b&w and sepia photos — a different way to see the world. Both of them use an innovative, experimental art lens called the Lensbaby Muse (Sam calls it a Woogity), to get just the right amount of distortion to make a photograph interesting and artful. You can see more of their work at their website. Click on each photo below to get full screen detail!
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