Photography Classes

The Garden offers a world of natural inspiration for you to observe and interpret with the help of award-winning photographers.

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Classes

September
Douglas Dubler, who worked with Ansel Adams in the darkroom, is the ideal guide to walk you through the basic skills needed to create arresting black and white photographs. Using a variety of stunning images, Douglas will discuss how to more...
09/10 Su 01:00pm-04:00pm Dubler
NYBG
Learn practical techniques and tips for using the iPhone camera. Discover the best apps for photo taking, special effects, editing, postprocessing, and more. The best way to organize and share your photos and videos via email, e-cards, and social media more...
09/19 Tu 10:00am-01:00pm Gambino
NYBG
Careful, almost meditative observation is the key to taking visually stunning field images. As a life-long naturalist and principal author/photographer of Butterflies of the East Coast, Rick Cech is the perfect guide to show you how to slow down and more...
09/23 Sa 09:30am-12:30pm Cech
NYBG
October
Learn to create intimate and detailed portraits of flowers using various lenses, proper depth of field, filters, and the best framing techniques. Equipment, including zoom telephotos, close-up diopter filters, extension tubes, teleconverters, dedicated macro lenses, and wide angle closeups will more...
10/04 We 10:00am-04:30pm Falk
NYBG
Translating the magic of lit sculptures at night into memorable photographs requires foresight and skill. Renowned fashion photographer Douglas Dubler will take you through the ins and outs of capturing that magical glow. Focusing on CHIHULY's outdoor sculptures Sapphire Star, more...
10/05 Th 06:00pm-09:00pm Dubler
NYBG
We've all had the experience of photographing the most breathtaking landscape, only to find our pictures don't convey its special magic. Professional exhibiting photographer John Maggiotto will take you out on Garden grounds to show you how to find a more...
10/12 Th 02:00pm-05:00pm Maggiotto
NYBG
This three-session course provides a solid foundation for the beginning digital photographer upgrading from a point & shoot camera, or anyone new to digital SLR photography. We'll cover the basics of digital photography, the art of seeing as a photographer more...
10/21 Sa 10:00am-02:30pm Cahilly
Cahilly
NYBG
February
Learn practical techniques and tips for using the iPhone camera. Discover the best apps for photo taking, special effects, editing, postprocessing, and more. The best way to organize and share your photos and videos via email, e-cards, and social media more...
02/10 Sa 10:00am-01:00pm Gambino
NYBG
Stacked image photography allows you to create images of extraordinary depth, sharpness, and detail. In this hands-on workshop using your own digital camera (manual focus required), you'll take a series of photos of the same subject, focusing each shot on more...
02/11 Su 10:00am-04:30pm Falk
NYBG