Photography Classes

Experiment with light, composition, and motion or familiarize yourself with new technology to up your photography game.


December

For serious photographers only, this is a rare opportunity to capture the exquisite beauty of NYBG's exhibitions without casual visitors present. Bring your tripod (the only time we'll allow them in the exhibition!), since you'll be shooting with available light. more...
202GWP231 12/13 Fr 8:30am-10:00am NYBG

January

Stacked image photography allows you to create images of extraordinary depth, sharpness, and detail. In this hands-on workshop using your own digital camera (manual focus required), you'll take a series of photos of the same subject, focusing each shot on more...
203GWP213 01/23 Th 10:00am-4:00pm Falk
NYBG

February

Learn practical techniques and tips for using the iPhone camera. Discover the best apps for photo taking, special effects, editing, post-processing, and more. The best way to organize and share your photos and videos via email, e-cards, and social media more...
203GWP151B 02/08 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Gambino
NYBG
203GWP151C 02/08 Sa 2:00pm-5:00pm Gambino
NYBG

Dive in to using low-budget table-top lighting equipment and techniques to make compelling photos of botanical subjects and floral arrangements. Photographer David Samuel Sternwill discuss the basic principles of still-life lighting design and walk you through manual camera controls to more...
203GWP228 02/22 Sa 1:00pm-5:30pm Stern
NYBG

After decades as a sought-after fashion photographer, Douglas Dubler knows what makes a compelling image. Using his own photographs and those of the masters, he'll demonstrate how to create powerful images with light, shape, and form-and without fancy equipment. Walk more...
203GWP224B 02/26 We 1:00pm-4:30pm Dubler
MDTN

March

For serious photographers only, this is a rare opportunity to capture the exquisite beauty of The Orchid Show without casual visitors present. Bring your tripod (the only time we'll allow them in the exhibition!), since you'll be shooting with available more...
203GWP229 03/06 Fr 6:30pm-8:00pm NYBG