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Cancellation Policy: Cancellations more than one week prior to a class are subject to a 15% cancellation fee. Cancellations with less than one weeks notice are non-refundable; please consider your payment a donation to the Gardens.

 

Advanced Photo Editing in Adobe Lightroom - ONLINE

Have you used Adobe Lightroom for basic photo editing but want to get more out of your images? Learn advanced photo editing using one of the most popular and versatile photography programs on the market today, Adobe Lightroom. Gain an understanding of the different develop submodules with a focus on the tone curve, HSL and split toning submodules.

Open to anyone with a good understanding of using Lightroom for basic photo editing. This is a lecture style class with review of images, discussion and a Q&A session.

 

This session will be held streamed live online through Vimeo. Details on how to join the class will be emailed the day prior to the program.

 

Price: $41, $36 member

Instructor: John Bosley is a wedding and portrait photographer in Denver, CO. He is also a writer for PhotographyLife.com, a top-ranked photography blog, and co-creator of an educational video series about photography.

 

Special Instructions: Students must bring a laptop with a paid version of Adobe Lightroom or Lightroom Classic (Version 6 or higher) installed. The free version (Lightroom CC) will not work for this class. Students can bring their own images, but will also be provided with some images to edit, so they should have an available USB port to download images.

Art of Smartphone Photography - ONLINE

This is the class for anyone who uses their smartphone camera to create photographs. Whether you are new to photography or a seasoned pro, there is more to learn about leveraging this accessible digital technology. You will gain insight into the photography skills necessary to make the most out of your images - from shooting to editing. Next, you will also learn the various platforms to share and print your images, and how to keep all of your precious memories safe. Whether you have an iPhone or an Android, join us for a fun-filled class!

This session will be held streamed live online. Details on how to join the class will be emailed the day prior to the program.

 

Price: $36, $31 member

 

Instructor: Jeanette Galie Burkle is a commercial and editorial photographer with extensive experience in teaching, lecturing, and consulting. Since 2003, Jeanette has successfully owned and managed Galie Photography, while designing and delivering seminars on a wide range of photography topics. An award winning-photographer, Jeanette combines an engineering background with a strong artistic sense. With the belief that photography is part art and part science, she strives to use her unique background to produce art that is infused with a creative vision and improved by knowledge of the underlying scientific principles of photography. She has worked with many corporate clients including ExxonMobil, George Mason University, American Red Cross, John Marshall Bank, AmeriChoice, Medtronic, Harris Corporation, and Long & Foster Realty. Jeanette’s work has been honored through the Virginia Professional Photographers Association with such recognition as the highly distinguished Fuji Masterpiece Award and the Kodak Gallery Award.

Jeanette has been teaching photography since 2005. Her students respond well to her fun, upbeat classes, and Jeanette loves to see this passion be reflected in her students’ increased confidence as photographers.

 

Evenings al Fresco

Awash in the golden light of the evening, this collaborative series enhances the beauty of the Gardens with musicians, dancers and other performing artists from the SCFD community. Unlike a traditional concert setting, visitors strolling through the Gardens encounter small, socially distanced ensembles performing works designed to underscore and bring delight to their evening visit.

 

Denver Botanic Gardens is proud to partner with the following SCFD organizations to produce this series. Ticket sales from each evening will equally support the Gardens and the partner organization that is showcasing their work.

 

July 16 – Colorado Symphony

July 23 – Colorado Symphony

August 13 – Swallow Hill Music

August 27 – Cleo Parker Robinson Dance

September 10 – Swallow Hill Music

 

Free for children 2 and under (no ticket required)

Sunrise Photography in the Gardens

Get into the Gardens before the sun and make beautiful images as the day breaks over our wonderful urban gardens!

This is a full shooting class so bring your camera and tripod and we'll capture the beauty of the Colorado morning! The cafe will not be open yet, so bring your own coffee or tea.

 

ONSITE PROGRAMMING

A limited offering of adult education programming will follow social distancing protocols, with advanced registration and students separated by at least six feet and wearing face coverings.

 

Price: $47, $42 member

Instructor: Scott Dressel-Martin

Scott Dressel-Martin is a principal at Dressel-Martin MediaWorks, Inc. Scott has photographed around the world, including the Middle East, Mongolia, South Africa, Mexico, Spain, Singapore and all around the United States. Currently based in Denver, Colorado Scott began his career in newspaper photojournalism and has been published internationally. He is the official photographer of the Denver Botanic Gardens and also works with a select group of important institutions helping them tell promote their mission and tell relevant and moving stories. Many of Scott’s clients are in the not-for-profit world such as Denver Botanic Gardens, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, Denver Health, VISIT Denver. Scott also works with corporate clients such as Level 3, Hensel Phelps Construction Company, Hyatt Hotels and Vail Resorts. Scott is a passionate teacher and speaker on photography and creativity. He has a Master’s from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, New York.

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