Nature photography

Nature photography

Photographing Trees: Oaks, Maples and More

Learn to photograph trees. Take artistic advantage of the challenges and opportunities the brilliant colors of the autumn canopy present, and learn to capture different fall tree structures and features accurately in your photographs at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Thursdays, October 22-29, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m., and Saturday, October 24, 2015, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Photographing Autumn in Black and White (canceled)

Black and White photography in the autumn is often overlooked, but this class will sharpen your skills in finding better compositions - form, light and pattern at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 10-Sunday, October 11, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Developing Creative Images (canceled)

Learn how to create a more powerful image by creating diptychs, a composition consisting of two images at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Saturdays, September 19-October 3, 2015, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Composition in Nature

Learn to capture the "physicality" of a scene - its shapes, textures, and forms - through composition, which is a cornerstone of photography at the Morton Arboretum. Friday, September. 18, 6:30–9:30 p.m., and Saturday, September 19-Sunday, September 20, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Introduction to Nature Photography

Nature photography allows you to document and express your delight in a season, flower, landscape, or insect. Gain an appreciation for the camera's technology and learn the basics of field notes, exposure, composition, and characteristics of light. 3 Thursdays, October 1-15, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, October 3-10, 2015, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Portfolio Review-Nature Pholography

Please register for the portfolio review if you have completed your requirements to graduate from the Nature Photography Certificate at The Morton arboretum. Thursday, October 8

Introduction to Botany

Explore the world of plants by learning how leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds and roots relate to water, light, nutrients and reproduction at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Tuesdays, October 13-27 and November 10-17, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Field Ecology: Fall (canceled)

Explore the natural world of Northern Illinois in the fall session of Field Ecology at the Morton Arboretum. 2 Wednesdays, October 14 and 21, 7:00-9:00 p.m. 2015, and 2 Saturdays, October 17 and 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Local Flora: Fall

Learn the names and characteristics of native and introduced plants flowering in the woodlands, prairies, wetlands, and other areas of the Arboretum during this program. 4 Saturdays, September 19-October 10, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Tree ID and Ecology

Learn to identify the trees you see every day in the woodlands and neighborhoods of the Chicago region as you enjoy their brilliant fall colors at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, September 26-October 17, 2015, 1:00 –5:00 p.m.