Flora Photography


Instructor: Hank Siegel

Saturday, May 18 | 9-1 p.m.

Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Members $65 | Non-Members $75

Instructor Hank Siegel will guide participants in the best practices of Flora Photography. This class is designed to teach the student how to capture images of the plants - shrubs, flowers and trees - specific to Birmingham Botanical Gardens. The class is organized into five segments:

-Equipment...those things one must have and those that are nice to have.

-Camera Setup...how to setup the camera to enable one to capture the best images.

-Image Capture...techniques, processes and tips to capture great plant images.

-Image Processing...software options and how tos for effective image processing.

-Practical Application...field work in the gardens.

Need to bring:

-Your digital camera (preferably an SLR or high end digital compact or bridge camera with functions that go beyond "Full Auto".

-A tripod (if you have one - not essential for the class)