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Photography walk

23 September 2014, 9am to 3.30pm

This new one-day photography walk through the fabulous gardens at Wakehurst is designed to show you how to get the very best results from the equipment you already have.
Event details: 
Tutor: Edward Parker. Booking is essential as places are limited to 15.
Price: 

£50 (£40 concessions and members)

The Henry Price walled garden at Wakehurst (full size), gardens, flowers, summer, beautiful
The Henry Price walled garden at Wakehurst

With botanical photography – of trees, gardens or flowers – it is possible to achieve stunning images using almost any type of camera. However, your chances of taking a successful photograph are significantly improved if you understand something about composition and the use of foreground, background and lighting. It is also important to know which camera settings to use in different situations.

Tutor Edward Parker will lead the walk and share his professional knowledge via a series of practical exercises explaining which settings, lenses etc to use for different subjects.

For further information, email adulted@kew.org or call 020 8332 5626.

IGPOTY Collection 8 book

Buy the book online and save £3 on the RRP (£15.99 instead of £18.99).

Penstemon flowering in an isolated spot around Crater Lake in Oregon with the lake and stunning sunset showing in the background. (Photo: Dennis Frates)

Talks and courses brochure

Browse through our latest brochure, where you'll find many different courses including photography, arts, crafts, botany and many more.