Learn to take stunning floral photographs with internationally known nature photographer Allen Rokach amongst the rare jungle flora of San Francisco’s Conservatory of Flowers.
Through demonstrations and hands-on practice in the beautiful galleries of the Conservatory, this unique full day workshop will explore composition, close ups, getting the most out of your camera’s settings, learning the ins and outs of white balance and histograms to get the best color in various lighting situations, using a portable flash effectively and after capture techniques to perfect your shot. The day wraps up with critique and editing of the day’s shoot.
This workshop is ideal for amateurs and advanced amateurs.
Allen Rokach has traveled the world since 1975 on photographic assignments from the bulb fields of Holland to the vast Amazonian rain forest for such publications as National Geographic, Fine Gardening, Garden Design, Horticulture, the New York Times and more. An expert in location photography best known for his photographs of flowers, gardens and landscapes. Rokach also served for fourteen years as the staff photographer and director of photography at the New York Botanical Garden and ten years as a senior photographer for Southern Living magazine.
Photobotanic is a resource for garden photography owned by Saxon Holt, Photography Program Director at the San Francisco Botanical Garden and a member of the Conservatory of Flowers’ Advisory Council.
Official Website: http://www.conservatoryofflowers.org/events/specialevents
Added by suemking on January 5, 2012