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Nature photography

Nature photography

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. 3 Thursdays, September 4-18, 6:30-9:30 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, September 6-13, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Introduction to Nature Photography

Gain an appreciation for the camera's technology and learn the basics of field notes, exposure, composition, and characteristics of light through classroom instruction, hands-on demonstrations, practice in the field, and constructive critiques at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting September 17. Two sections.

Digital Nature Photo Fundamentals-Canceled

Learn how to take full advantage of your digital camera for nature photography, including the aesthetics of composing your subject at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Tuesdays, November 4-25, and December 9, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Out of the Box: Learn to Use Your New Digital Camera-Canceled

Learn how to use the basic functions of your new point and shoot camera straight out of the box at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, October 29, 6:30-9:30 p.m., and Saturday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Arboretum Uncorked: Landscape Photography

Enjoy a glass of wine and learn about landscape photography at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, October 1, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Photo Portfolio Review

Please register for the portfolio review if you have completed your requirements to graduate from the Nature Photography Certificate at The Morton Arboretum.

Nature Photography: Light and Exposure

Discuss the various qualities of light that photographers encounter in shooting the natural landscape and examine the quantity, color, and quality of light found during the course of the day and the seasons at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary starting May 15. One section.

Local Flora: Summer

Discover the names of the wildflowers filling the prairies in summer at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Sundays, July 13-August 10, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Field Ecology: Summer

Explore the natural world of Illinois in the summer session of Field Ecology at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary starting June 18. Two sections.

Photo Tram Tour-Canceled

The landscape of the Morton Arboretum is bursting with color in the spring. Have you ever wondered how to preserve that special moment in time? Ride along with members of the Morton Arboretum Photographic Society as they share their tips for taking photos outdoors. Tuesday, April 29, or Saturday, May 3, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

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