workshops

Seeing the Garden – Framing

– Posted in: Garden Photography

No, it is not tulip time, at least not here in the Northern Hemisphere.  It is time for more garden photography tips and lessons from the e-book I am writing, and teasing you with excerpts right here on Gardening Gone Wild.  Time to begin Chapter Two. Chapter Two is "Seeing the Garden", how to use [...]

Appreciation and Mimicry

– Posted in: Garden Photography

So far, in these lessons on garden photography, we have explored the rudiments of composition and light in making good garden photos.  In today's lesson (1.4) we step back and begin to analyze why we take pictures so that we can begin to understand when to snap the shutter. Let's assume you are not content [...]

The Photo Workshop

– Posted in: Garden Photography

I have really been having fun learning how to run the garden photography workshops at San Francisco Botanical Garden.  Each class has become a lesson on one particular theme. You too can learn, by giving yourself an assignment, something to work on - and just do it.  For instance "focal points".  Here, at SFBG we [...]