Apr 05 2018
Plant Photography Workshop (Photography Month Sacr...

Plant Photography Workshop (Photography Month Sacr...

Presented by Photography Month Sacramento and YoloArts at Cache Creek Nature Preserve

Robert Norris is a weed scientist and an Emeritus professor in Department of Plant Science at UC Davis since 2002. He was a faculty member in Botany Department, Vegetable Crops Department, and Plant Science Department at UC Davis from 1967 to 2001.

He acquired a PhD in Crop Ecology, University of Alberta, Canada in 1964 and a BSc in Horticultural Botany at Reading University, UK in 1960.

Norris has been photographing plants, including close-up, since 1959 and has extensive experience with focus stacking for elimination of depth of focus limitations.  He has given presentations on macro-photography at Davis Photography Club and his photographs are submitted to CalPhotos for public domain use and have been used by US National Forest Service, National Parks Service and other organizations.

Workshop topics covered:
-Philosophy for plant photography
-The depth of focus problem
-Equipment capabilities and limitations:  Camera, lens, tripod and head, lighting, WiFi and computers
-Focus stacking (advantages and problems): Hardware, stacking software

Light refreshments will be provided.

This event is brought to you in partnership with YoloArts and the Cache Creek Nature Conservancy.

Admission Info

Phone: (530) 309-6464

Email: jpurnell@yoloarts.org

Dates & Times

2018/04/05 - 2018/04/05

Location Info

Cache Creek Nature Preserve

34199 Co Rd 20, Woodland, CA 95695