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Photographing Orchids Class

Photographing Orchids
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

Friday, March 10, 2017
7:00 am–1:00 pm

Inclement Weather Date: March 17, 2017

Fee: $149

Continental Breakfast Included

Registration Opens November 9, 2016

Orchid Extravaganza fills the Conservatory with thousands of rare and beautiful orchids. This is your opportunity, as a photo enthusiast, to capture striking images of orchids under the guidance of our instructor. Learn to shoot the natural beauty of orchids through composition, light, and background control, and close-up photography. A presentation, shooting sessions with Josh, formal critique of participants’ images, and the introduction of image-enhancement techniques complete the workshop.

Participants must bring their own digital photographic equipment and are encouraged to bring a laptop computer and a flash drive to download images for the critique. Another option is to bring a flash drive with previously taken JPEG images of orchids. Participants should have a working knowledge of their camera. Some activities are not applicable to point-and-shoot cameras. A tripod is optional, but highly recommended.


Joshua Taylor, Jr.


Catalpa Room

Please remember that many courses are extremely popular and will sell out quickly. Register now to begin your journey in lifelong learning at Longwood Gardens.

2016 Continuing Education Catalog