Contemplative Photography and The Enveloping Landscape in Spring

Thu, Apr 22
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Online w/ NC Arboretum
The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806, USA
165 member | $185 non-member
NC Arboretum


Deepen your intimacy with your surroundings and the natural world through photography. Award-winning documentary photographer Susan Patrice offers a heart-felt photography workshop that combines contemplative practices with ways to document this extraordinary time that might keep us six feet apart from other humans but can inspire a closer and more intimate focus on nature and our surroundings. Through this simple photographic practice, a nearby green space can become an oasis of beauty and connection and your own backyard can come alive with extraordinary photographic opportunities. Four Zoom-based class meetings include photographic assignments, rich sharing and discussion, and supportive critiques. Registration for this class also includes one half-hour individualized consultation with the instructor to workshop equipment, portfolio or composition questions (offered online, time to be determined).

BRN Elective credit, NC EE Criteria II or III credit

Part of Adult Education Programs offered in celebration of The Enveloping Landscape: A Contemplative Photographic Journey, showing at the Baker Exhibit Center at The North Carolina Arboretum through May 2, 2021. The exhibition brings together Susan Patrice’s photographs shown alongside participants in The Enveloping Landscape workshops in each season of 2020 at the Arboretum. This stunning and expansive exhibition shows the breadth and depth of our region through the eyes and hearts of 23 regional photographers.


Click here for additional information and educational programs and events planned in connection with the exhibition.


Tools: Zoom, Google account for sharing images



*Instructions for joining via Zoom will be sent by email the day prior to the first class. Please add [email protected] to your contacts to ensure our emails do not end up in your spam folder. This is a live, interactive class, though recordings of class sessions can be made available to registered participants by request if they need to miss a session.