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March 18; 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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30 Ways to Look at a Flower

Friday, March 18, 6 - 8 pm


Internationally known photographer and teacher Allen Rokach discusses his approach to photographing flowers, including lighting, siting, close-ups, and digital enhancements.

$15 / $5 members; includes light refreshments

For advance registration call (804) 262-9887 ext. 322 by 4p.m. March 18th.  Walk-in registrations will also be accepted; cash or check only.

An expert in location photography best known for his photographs of flowers, gardens and landscapes, Allen Rokach's work has spanned everything from public relations and photojournalism to art and sculpture to travel and features about people. In the course of his career, he also served for fourteen years as the staff photographer and Director of Photography at the New York Botanical Garden and ten years as a Senior Photographer for Southern Living magazine.  He has lectured and led photography workshops for the Chicago Botanic Garden, the Dallas Arboretum, Chanticleer: A Pleasure Garden, the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden, the New York Botanic Garden, and others. 


With his wife, Anne Millman, Rokach co-authored eight books and numerous articles on photography, travel, nature and science.  Allen Rokach's photographs have been exhibited in one-man shows in New York at the Brooklyn Museum, the New York Academy of Science, Nikon House, Wave Hill, the New York Botanical Garden, the Horticultural Society of New York and at institutions around the South. He also has been invited to judge local, national and international photographic competitions. His latest interest is in developing the creative potential of digital printing. You can see a selection of Allen's work at: