PHOTOGRAPHING THE SPRING FLOWERS OF FERNWOOD
Followed by (optional extension) a full-day Photoshop work session to perfect your images!
Next session: spring 2012 (date TBA)
The Saturday session at Fernwood runs from 10 am to 5 pm Eastern Daylight Time, same times on Sunday for optional 1-day Photoshop workday, which is located at 1626 Lincolnway East, South Bend, Indiana. If a rain date is required for Fernwood, it will run on (date TBA) from 11 am to 5 pm EDT, with the optional Photoshop workday held the following (date TBA) in South Bend. Minimum of 3 and maximum of 8 participants for the Fernwood session.
Participants will receive instruction and demonstration on taking better floral photographs among beautiful settings at Fernwood. A bountiful variety of flowers will be in bloom, including native prairie and woodland species as well as those found throughout Fernwood’s lovely gardens. Danny will instruct participants in choosing good subjects, creating attractive compositions in your camera, how to make different settings on your camera to bring about the best results, and how to control and meter light effectively.
Tripods and cameras with interchangeable lenses or closeup settings and user-adjustable settings are strongly recommended. Either film or digital cameras work well for flower photography. Instruction will be tailored to your individual level, whether beginner or advanced.
The Photoshop workday is intended for you to optimize the photographs produced at Fernwood on the previous day. Minimum of 3 and maximum of 6 participants for this session in South Bend.
Fernwood is located at 13988 Rangeline Road in Niles, Michigan; you may telephone for information at 269.695.6491, or 269.683.8653 from South Bend. Fernwood’s website is www.fernwoodbotanical.org.
Please register for either the 1-day or 2-day Fernwood event through Fernwood. Cost of the 1-day event for Fernwood members is $85.00, or $100.00 for non-members including admission; the 2-day event runs $150.00 for Fernwood members, or $180.00 for non-members. Wonderful lunches are available in Fernwood’s visitor center!