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.
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.
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.
Enjoy a glass of wine and learn about landscape photography at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, October 1, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Please register for the portfolio review if you have completed your requirements to graduate from the Nature Photography Certificate at The Morton Arboretum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.