Learn the Art of Close-up Photography October 25, 2014 at Adkins Arboretum
October 14, 2014
Capture intimate views of natureâ€™s display of fall colors, textures and patterns when Adkins Arboretum offers Close-up Photography on Sat., Oct. 25.
Join instructor Josh Taylor Jr. and discover the secrets to creating striking close-up images with basic photographic equipment. The workshop includes a morning photo shoot with the instructor and a classroom session to reinforce techniques. Taylor will demonstrate the use of macro lenses, extension tubes, close-up filters, diffusers and reflectors and will provide pre-workshop online instruction and handouts.
Taylor has presented photography workshops at the Smithsonian National Orchid Show, the U.S. National Arboretum and the U.S. Botanic Garden, as well as for public gardens, preserves and horticultural societies across the region. In addition to teaching in the Smithsonian Studio Arts Program and at the Corcoran School of Art and Design, he exhibits his work regularly and speaks at camera and garden clubs.
The workshop meets from 8 a.m. to noon and is $45 for Arboretum members, $60 for non-members. Advance registration is required. For more information or to register, visit adkinsarboretum.org or call 410.634.2847, ext. 0.