Horticultural Science Calendar
Photography Walk: Key Photography Gear with Mary Louise Ravese
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“Key Photography Gear for Better Garden Photographs”
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
Garden photography presents some interesting challenges for the photographer from being able to photograph in close proximity to flowers, to controlling the light to enable photographing at different times of the day. In this session, we’ll discuss some key equipment professionals use to enable better garden photographs including macro lenses, extension tubes, tripods, reflectors, diffusers, circular polarizing filters, and close-up diopters. Mary Louise will demonstrate each of these tools while photographing in the Arboretum and explain when and how to use them.
About Mary Louise Ravese
Mary Louise Ravese specializes in fine art nature and travel photography from locations across the world. Her photographs are in private, university, and corporate collections in over 40 states and are exhibited nationally. She is the owner and principle photographer for Bella Vista Photography, and has a resident artist studio at 311 Gallery in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mary Louise is a regular speaker and competition judge for photography clubs in multiple states. She is an experienced photography instructor who has trained hundreds of amateur photographers. She enjoys teaching on a wide range of topics related to nature, travel, and creative photography, and can help with both the technical and aesthetic aspects of picture making. Mary Louise leads classes and workshops at a variety of locations across the United States and abroad. For more information visit her Web site at http://www.bellavistaphotography.com.
Cost: $20.00 for members, $30.00 for nonmembers.
Registration: Advance registration is required. Please register online using our registration e-store. Registration is limited to 12 people and is considered complete when payment is received.
Cancellation: Program cancellations can be made up to two weeks prior to the program’s start date. No refunds will be made after this time. A 15% cancellation fee applies.