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. Dates and times vary starting April 3. One section.
Learn to present the different structures, features, and associations of trees in spring artistically and accurately in your photographs at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Thursdays, May 8-15, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 10, 8:00-11:00 a.m.
In this second course of the Photoshop series, participants will apply techniques from the first class to their own nature images and will use Photoshop tools to import optimally RAW images into Photoshop at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Tuesdays, May 20-27 and June 3-17, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Learn the essentials of optimizing digital images of the natural world at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Mondays, April 7-21, and May 5-12, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Master the essentials of working with and printing digital nature image files using Lightroom 4™ at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Tuesdays, March 18-25 a April 8-22, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
This class is a continuation of the Digital Photography Fundamentals focusing more on the technology side of photography. Learn the different types of files, color management, flash basics as well as a comparison of software packages used in photography at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Thursdays, May 8-June 5, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Gain an appreciation for your 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 April 2. One section.
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 Thursdays, March 20-April 24, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
This class is a continuing class for participants who have completed the Digital Photo Fundamentals 1 class, and builds upon its foundations. In this second class you will have additional opportunities to create images using Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority and Manual exposure modes at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Tuesdays, January 7-February 4, 6:30-9:30 pm.
Trees provide so many opportunities for the photographer – their structure, features through the seasons, and associations in the environment all capture the imagination. Learn to present these different elements artistically and accurately in your photographs at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Thursdays, January 9-16, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 11, 8:00-11:00 a.m.