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.
*RSVP is required.
Phone: (530) 309-6464