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The beauty of Gardens and Botanical photographic studies

The ideal course for keen gardeners and lovers of plants and flowers. We have access to amazing gardens and courses will run throughout the year.

A course for photographers of any level which will show you how to use your camera to take pictures of a range of garden subjects. Learn how to take better pictures in a variety of situations. These include garden landscape pictures, images of plants in garden settings, and how to capture close-up detail.

The day will include practical advise on how to compose your shots, making the most of available light and also techniques on the best settings to use on your camera.

See below for more details

This course is designed to introduce the photographer to garden and botanical photography with maximum control and creativity.

The course will cover the following.

  • Best settings for your camera
  • Composing great garden landscape shots
  • Best use of light
  • Flower portraits at different aperture
  • Continuous image review
  • Metering for the best exposure
  • All day course start at 10:00 prompt and finish at 16:30.

  • Meet at venue for 10:00 start. Introductions with tea and coffee
  • Course starts at 10:20
  • Lunch which is provided at 12:30
  • Course resumes at 13:20
  • Refreshments and review of the day at 15:30
  • Course finishes at 16:30
  • All refreshments and lunch is provided (Please let us know if any dietary requirements).

    Travel is to be arranged by delegates at your own expense.

    If accommodation is required we can send you details of local hotels and bed & breakfasts.

    Most of our courses will involve some aspect of outdoor work so its very important that you bring suitable clothing and footwear for the type of course you are attending. For botanical and garden photography sturdy shoes and waterproofs area must when the landscape courses may involve ascending high Welsh peaks so walking boots and quality hiking gear will be mandatory. Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advise about this.

    The following photography gear is recommended

  • Digital SLR Camera
  • Bridge camera
  • Mirror-less camera capable of shooting in manual, shutter priority, aperture priority modes
  • Tripod
  • If you have one a remote shutter release cable/control
  • Ideally a laptop with suitable image editing software such as Photoshop
  • View all our courses here or book directly below