Nature Photography Classes

Join nationally recognized nature photographers in these classes to sharpen your observation skills and your digital photography know-how.  Explore a garden setting with your single-lens reflex (SLR) digital camera.

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Class Schedule August-December 2017

Simplicity–Inside and Out | September 9, 10

Spend a weekend in the garden with instructor Barbara Ellison exploring the idea of photographic simplicity.  Learn about previsualization while exploring the Garden together, noticing plant forms and their visual presence.


DSLR Photography: It’s All About Light! | September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17

Newbies to digital photography as well as those with some experience will explore all the features of your camera in the beauty and variety of the Garden!  Instructor: Tom Veazey


Capturing and Processing Landscape and Nature Photographs | September 30, October 1

Award-winning photographer Ben Greenberg distills his 47 years of experience in this workshop. Learn how to capture quality landscape photographs by planning your photographic opportunities, maximizing the use of your equipment, finding the best light and achieving proper exposure, depth of field, sharpness, and composition.

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