Textures & More: Garden Photography Workshop

Are you looking to take your garden photography to a new artistic level?

Join professional photographer Donna Eaton for an educational and fun-filled photo event! May 25-27, 2022

Image of Peony flower by Donna Eaton

You will explore garden photography in the beautiful Juniper Level Botanic Garden (JLBG) in Raleigh, NC, a non profit, 28-acre educational, research, and display garden as well as the classroom. Juniper Level Botanic Garden is filled with more than 28,000 plants, including native perennials, exotic plants, rare delights, and an array of incredible and unusual specimen trees and shrubs you won't see anywhere else in the world.

Image of garden structure by Donna Eaton.   Image of a hosta by Donna Eaton.

Participants will develop and strengthen their technical photographic skills so they can create evocative artistic images using textures and other post processing techniques. There will be extensive classroom instruction on adding textures and using post processing techniques as well as hands-on photography instruction in the garden. There will be a variety of subjects including flowers, trees, plants, macro, landscape, and many more opportunities.

  • Participants must have Photoshop or program capable of layers and a basic understanding of using layers.
  • Participants will need to bring a laptop for classroom activities and camera & lenses for garden photography
  • Price: $650
  • Number of Participants is limited to a maximum of ten and a minimum of 4. Returning participants are entitled to a 10% discount.

What Is Included?
Extensive classroom instruction in using textures and other post processing techniques and even iPhones.
We will explore software and have critique sessions. There will be hands on instruction while photographing on site. Classroom activities will be held at the garden with on site parking. Food, lodging, gratuities and transportation are not included in tour price. There are accommodations available nearby. Information on lodging will be sent when registered.

To Register:

The cost of the Textures & More workshop is $650. Contact Donna Eaton for more information or to sign up.

To register for the workshop, a deposit of $300 is required to secure your spot. Please send your e-mail address and physical mailing address, along with a check payable to Donna Eaton for the deposit payment to:

Donna Eaton
147 Dalry Ln.
Willow Spring, NC 27592

When you register for the event, you will be sent a confirmation and detailed information to help you plan your trip. Balance is due no later than 30 days before the event, 2022.

Image of a lavender flower by Donna Eaton.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made 30 days prior to the event will be refunded 50% minus a $200 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made within 30 days of the event. If I am able to fill your space, I will provide a full refund, minus a $200 processing fee, regardless of when you cancel. I cannot be responsible for any nonrefundable travel expenses you may have incurred. You are strongly encouraged to purchase travel protection insurance. I am unable to make exceptions to the cancellation policy. 

Please let me know if you have any questions. I look forward to seeing you at the gardens, Donna

Learn about more educational opportunities at JLBG.