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Photographing Garden Sculpture

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe

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Glencoe, Suburbs
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022
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Venue: Plant Science Lab, Regenstein Center
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Paul Lucas

What you'll learn in this more photography class:

The Chicago Botanic Garden is home to 20 world-class sculptures. Outdoor sculpture is brought to life by changing seasons, light, and weather. Learn how to approach photographing sculpture using perspective, focal length, and aperture settings. 

Each week, photograph a few of the Garden’s sculptures, and review and critique previous work. DSLRs or mirrorless interchange lens cameras recommended.

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Refund requests must be submitted to [email protected] prior to the program’s start date. The registration fee will be refunded less a 10 percent processing charge.

Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable on and after the program’s start date. We cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Registration fees for courses grouped and priced as a series will be considered one program and subject to all of the above guidelines. A refund request must be received prior to the start date of the series' first class session and will subsequently cancel your registration in every session of the series. If you choose to re-register for other sessions in the series, the special discount does not apply.

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Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden opened a little more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. In 2013, one million people visited the Garden's 26 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on...

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