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

July
Harness sunlight to create dreamlike botanical images in rich blues. William Waitzman, whose artwork has been published in The New Yorker and The New York Times, will guide you through the hands-on process of making cyanotype photograms, one of the more...
07/08 Sa 10:30am-03:00pm Waitzman
NYBG
Translating the magic of lit sculptures at night into a photograph requires foresight and skill. World-renowned fashion photographer Douglas Dubler will guide you through the ins and outs of how to capture the magical glow. Focusing on CHIHULY's outdoor sculptures more...
07/13 Th 07:00pm-10:00pm Dubler
NYBG
Stacked image photography-or "focus stacking," is a technique used to increase the depth of field in a shot by taking a series of photos of the same subject, each at a different focused spot. Then, using special software, the portion more...
07/16 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Falk
NYBG
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, and dedicated macro lenses will be demonstrated in more...
07/30 Su 10:00am-04:00pm Falk
NYBG