Thursday, July 11th, 2018. 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Santa Fe Botanical Garden Pavilion, 715 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Cost: Member $25; Not-yet-member $30
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Come to this fun Botanical Garden class to learn of the many ways to photograph and document garden life. You will learn dynamic composition, camera angles and lighting techniques while enjoying the botanical garden at the picturesque setting of dusk.
We will focus on capturing plants, trees, flowers, grasses, rocks, and soil in artistic ways. Images will be made of components in their natural settings, as well as gathered and put into still life arrangements. The result will be an imaginative visual overview of the Botanical Garden that can be used for a personal album, wall art or greeting cards.
- DSLR, point and shoot or cell phone camera
- tripod (optional)
- laptop or tablet to review images in class
About your Instructor: Michael Long, visual artist, earned a MFA degree from the University of Colorado and a BFA degree from the College of Santa Fe. He also studied painting at the Art Students League in New York. He currently teaches photography and painting at Santa Fe Community College. He has taught at the University of Colorado, Santa Fe Photography Workshops, Eastern New Mexico University, University of Hawaii, Dar al-Kalima College (Bethlehem, Palestine), The Contemporary Museum (Austin, TX). He has exhibited extensively nationally as well in Italy, Netherlands, Columbia, and Mexico.