Nature photography

Nature photography

The Morton Arboretum Photographic Society Photography Exhibit

Enjoy original nature photography, many of which are of The Morton Arboretum grounds. May 3-4, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Field Ecology: Spring

Explore freshwater ecosystems and consider the various living, climatic, and geological factors that create and maintain our water systems at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting May 14. One section.

Local Flora: Spring

Learn the names of the wildflowers covering the forest floor in spring at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, April 12-May 10, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Anderson Japanese Gardens: Photography Tour

Join us as we celebrate the colors of spring at Anderson Japanese Gardens. This Rockford, Illinois garden is considered to be one of the most authentic Japanese Gardens in this country. Friday, May 2, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

The Poetry of Photography

This one-day workshop explores transforming the emotion of photography into words at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, May 10, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Intro to Smartphone Photography

Whether you are new to photography or an old hand, discover techniques for getting great nature images with your phone at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, May 10, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Developing Your Photographic Style

In this class, explore the creative process by looking at how nature photographers make use of elements like movement, structure, and rhythm to compose images at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Wednesdays, April 2-30; 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Unfolding Spring-Photo-Canceled

Capture the beauty of spring as you document a single plant or collection throughout the season at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Thursdays, April 10-May 8, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Photographing Spring Ephemerals

Learn how to find early spring ephemeral flowers and how to best capture their delicate color at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting April 22. One section.

Creating Advanced Color Compositions in Nature

The class will study color theory and color management to be used in creating compositions using color in nature photography at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Wednesdays, May 7-June 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m.