Join us outdoors for in-person educational photography workshops while exploring the diverse plant life and beautiful landscape of the newly opened Houston Botanic Garden. These community-driven workshops focus on photography as a means for creative expression and acquiring basic photography skills. No prior experience is necessary, and all levels of proficiency and camera types are welcome. Teens (16 years and older) and adults are welcome.

Registration through Houston Botanic Garden is required to participate in these workshops. Class size is limited to 9 students, and students are required to wear face masks and practice social distancing. Please email education@hbg.org for more information and to register.




Saturday, March 27th: Botany and Cyanotypes: Learn about the historical botanical uses of cyanotypes, a camera-less form of photography also known as sun prints or blueprints, and create your own cyanotypes using various leaves and other natural elements found in Houston Botanic Garden.

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Saturday, April 24th: Macrophotography: Discover small details of Houston Botanic Garden while taking close up photographs. Learn how to manipulate the aperture of your camera to capture focused images of insects, flowers, and plants.

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Saturday, May 22nd: Natural Abstractions: Use your camera to create abstract photographs of plants, water, and other natural elements. Learn how to play with perspective and framing to transform straight representations into images that emphasize lines, shapes, colors, patterns, and textures found within Houston Botanic Garden.

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Houston Botanic Garden, One Botanic Lane, Houston, TX 77017



1:00 PM – 3:00 PM



March 27, 2021

April 24, 2021

May 22, 2021



Houston Botanic Garden handles all registration and fees. Please email education@hbg.org to register and for more information.

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Please contact Community Education Manager, Natalie Rodgers, by e-mail below.

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For cancellations, please check back on this page or the Houston Botanic Garden website.