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Foundations of Photography
Wednesday, April 23, 1 to 4 p.m.
Public $50; Members $40
This introductory course will explain the basics of digital photo techniques. Learn to improve your photos through demos and guided exercises.
[PG14P19] Mark Trusz

Taking Outdoor Portraits
Wednesday, May 14, 1 to 4 p.m.
Public $50; Members $40
Taking portraits outside, even when the weather is fair can be more difficult than you may expect. Learn how to overcome challenges from harsh shadows, distracting backgrounds and awkward poses. Bring your tripod and learn a few tricks to help you get into the picture, too!
[PG14P35] Mark Trusz

Macro Photography
Saturday, May 31, 3 to 6 p.m.
Public $50; Members $40
Get up close and personal with your favourite flowers! Learn technical and compositional tricks to capture such fine details as vein patterns or gentle blushes of colour. Optional: bring your specialized macro or close-up equipment.
[PG14P37] Mark Trusz


Photographing Water
Sunday, June 22, 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Public $32; Members $25
Dive into a creative approach photographing waterfalls, reflections, droplets on petals, and more. Get inspired viewing stunning water features outside in the gardens. Prerequisite: Foundations of Photography or higher. Recommended equipment: DSLR, tripod, macro lens, polarizing or neutral density filter.
[PG14S17] Ananda Korchynski

Sunny Floral Portraits
Wednesday, July 16, 1 to 4 p.m.
Public $42; Members $35
Develop the expertise to make beautiful photos of your beautiful blooms. Use light modifiers and simple portable backgrounds to create outstanding images right from your own garden.
[PG14S24] Mark Trusz

The Little World in Your Garden
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 1 to 4 p.m.
Public $42; Members $35
Begin in-studio to learn macro photography techniques and then head outside to explore the TBG gardens and find beauty in the little details.
[PG14S29] Mark Trusz

Digital Watercolour Prints
Saturday, Aug. 16, noon to 5 p.m.
Public $70; Members $55
In this hands-on workshop you will take shots outside in the TBG gardens, transform them into digital watercolour images and print them on watercolour paper. Additional materials fee of $10.
[PG14S30] Mark Trusz

Twilight in the Garden
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 6 to 8 p.m.
Public $32; Members $25
Bring your tripod and flashlights and see what happens in the garden after the sun sets. Learn how to use your external flash to balance light in the shadows.
[PG14S41] Mark Trusz

Bring your own fully charged digital camera and its manual.


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