Nature photography

Nature photography

Photographing Dragonflies & Damselflies

Learn to identify the dragonflies and damselflies that fill the summer air and then photograph them with an expert’s assistance at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Wednesdays, July 9-23, 6:30-9:30 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, July 12-19, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Photographing Summer in Black and White

Sharpen your composition skills in a class, Photographing Summer in Black and White, at The Morton Arboretum in five sessions from June 10 to 24, 2014. The class will be taught by Willard Clay and Ken Thompson. The class will include lectures, discussion, critiques, assignments for individual shooting, and short shooting sessions at the Arboretum.

Introduction to Nature Photography

Nature photography allows you to document and express your delight in a season, flower, landscape, or insect at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Tuesday June 17. One section.

Photo Tram Tour-CANCELED

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.