Nature photography

Nature photography

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.

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.

Beyond the Rule-of-Thirds-Canceled

In this class learn how nature photographers make use of elements like movement, structure, and rhythm to compose images at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, June 12-26, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and 2 Saturdays, June 14-21, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Creatures of the Night-Canceled

Develop your skills in photographing insects at twilight at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, June 26, 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Friday, June 27, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Wildlife in Miniature-Canceled

Learn to find and photograph the miniature wildlife in your backyard, garden or nearby prairie at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, July 24-August 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, July 26-August 2, 7:00-10:00 a.m.

Close up on Summer Wildflowers-Canceled

Learn to capture the diverse colors and textures of summer as you develop and refine your close-up photography skills at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Tuesdays, July 8-22, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and 2 Saturdays, July 12-19, 8:00-11:00 a.m.