Fall Photography Walking Tour

Schedule and Location

Saturday, October 13, or October 20, 2018, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

  • Section A: Saturday, October 13  with Cora Jacobs
  • Section B: Saturday, October 20 with Erica Benson

Fees and Registration

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$39.00 member
$46.00 nonmember

Course Description

See the Arboretum through the eyes of an expert photographer. Learn how to notice your surroundings with attention to light, angle, subject, and creative interpretation. Begin with a brief classroom session in which instructor Cora Jacobs will share examples of these fundamental elements of photography. Then head out onto the grounds for a walking tour. Learn what catches the attention of a professional photographer and how to capture it with a camera.

Instructor: Erica Benson or Cora Jacobs, nature photographers
Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Limit 15
Supplies: Bring your camera. DSLRs, point-and-shoots, and smartphones welcome.
Prerequisites: None

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Course Details

ONLINE:  REGISTER NOW, opens new tab
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.


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Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of server weather. If severe weather is forecast please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.