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Focus on Photography Certificate Program

The Focus on Photography certificate program enables photographers of all levels to experience the wonders of the natural world, develop and sharpen their powers of observation, and to master their technical skills. This program is your unique opportunity to discover and enhance your creativity, learn from outstanding photography professionals, and enjoy the Garden as your studio.

Who should participate? This program is designed to engage photographers of all skill levels. Whether you are just beginning your photographic journey or interested in developing your artistic voice, there is a place for you! Just take your first course and you are on your way! No prior experience is needed.

New program requirements will be coming soon.

Current Courses

Online registration is unavailable 24 hours prior to the class start date. You may still register by calling (847) 835-8261.

Class Title Start Date
Photography Tips & Techniques: Flash Photography Sat., Feb. 11 - 9:00 am
Photographing Winter Sunsets Sun., Feb. 12 - 3:00 pm
Intermediate Digital Photography Sat., Feb. 18 - 9:00 am
Winter Photography in Black & White Sun., Feb. 19 - 9:00 am
Photographing Orchids Thu., Feb. 23 - 8:00 am
Photoshop 2 Mon., Feb. 27 - 1:00 pm
Black and White Photography: A Study of Shadows and Texture Thu., Mar. 16 - 9:00 am
Fine Art Photography Portfolio Workshop B Wed., Mar. 22 - 9:30 am
Photographing Signs of Spring Wed., Apr. 5 - 9:00 am
Lightroom Projects Wed., Apr. 5 - 1:00 pm
Photoshop: Special Projects Mon., May. 1 - 1:00 pm