Detail of the image "Mt. St. Helens" - from the project Mountains + Valleys © Millee Tibbs

JOIN US OCTOBER 17 – 20, 2019

CENTER’s premier juried portfolio review event, the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival, is a weekend conference and festival for photographers who have created a documentary project or fine art series that are seeking audience expansion, critical discussion and community gathering in a profoundly unique sense of place. Join us in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains for several special programs including artist talks, pop-up exhibits, a print raffle, and a closing reception.

This special weekend festival has been called one of the most effective professional development programs for photographers in the world. The reviewers and the 100 Photographers travel from around the world to take part. Hosting over 1,000 one-on-one portfolio reviews with curators, editors, publishers and international festival directors whom each year come to Santa Fe to view the photographic vanguard. View the 2018 Program Guide for an idea of what the RSF weekend encompasses!

View the 2019 Schedule

The 2019 list of invited photographers will be shared publicly in the coming months.
View the work of our photographers invited in previous years here.

Sign-language interpretation, program guides, assistive listening devices, and other guest facilitation are all available upon request. Please contact us at to inform us of your needs.


Festival Passes allow access to the lively receptions, conversations, and career advancing opportunities the weekend conference offers. Festival Pass holders can take part in à la carte portfolio reviews*, receptions and artist talks to meet documentary and fine art photographers, editors, educators, publishers, collectors and other photography lovers.

Read more about how to purchase a Festival Pass Here!


The Review Santa Fe Reviewers are carefully selected curators, editors, book publishers, gallery and festival directors. We invite those that take an active interest in sourcing new talent in efforts to create the most worthwhile investment for the photographers and the festival pass holders.

At Review Santa Fe we work hard to research and include reviewers that are offering more than feedback, but also opportunities for career advancement and placement of your work in a supportive and friendly environment. Check out the 2019 Reviewers here.


CENTER offers TWO Photographic & Project Advancement Workshops during the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival Weekend.

BREAKING THROUGH: What Curators & Editors Want
// WED & THURS, OCTOBER 16 – 17, 2019
Over the course of two days this workshop will focus on photographic project advancement from honing a statement of purpose to identifying collaborators, securing funding and effective presentations for curators, editors and other image professionals.

// WED & THURS, OCTOBER 16 – 17, 2019
Elevate your body of work and develop strategies for placing it into the public eye in this two-day workshop dedicated to photographers and collectors who wish to broaden their audiences.

Learn more about the Workshops here.


// FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019
5:00-6:00pm – VIP PREVIEW – Open to Reviewers, Press & Festival Pass holders
6:00-8:00pm – Public Viewing – Free & Open to the Public
The Santa Fe Farmers Market Pavilion – 1607 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM

CENTER is pleased to provide a platform to present the 100 portfolios of the 2019 Review Santa Fe Photographers publicly, with a chance to network with other Photographers, Reviewers, and the Santa Fe art community. The Portfolio Walk hosts esteemed gallerists, curators, editors and other photography enthusiasts to view a broad range of contemporary photography encompassing social, environmental and political issues, including stellar fine art projects.


// FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019
Free & Open to the Public
The Drury Plaza Hotel, Lamy Room: 828 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM

CENTER’s 2019 Award & Grant Winners travel to Santa Fe, as part of the Professional Development Package, to present their work at the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival.

Book Fair

// SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2019
10:00am-5:00pm – Free & Open to the Public
The Drury Plaza Hotel, 828 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM

In its second year, the photographic book fair will include several notable photographic book publishers, indie publications and selected photographers. Read more here.

*Tables are available for purchase, please contact us at for details.



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