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Introduction to Macrophotography
with Mary Sonis, Naturalist, Photographer, Writer; Mike Dunn, NCBG Natural Science Educator


Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM


Learn how to improve your macrophotography with natural subjects from seeds to caterpillars. Includes classroom time on basic equipment, tips, and techniques with time outdoors to practice what you have learned. Bring a digital camera (including flash, if external), comfortable walking shoes, and dress for the weather. Fee: $20 ($18 members).


About the presenter:

Mary Parker Sonis is a naturalist, photographer, and writer who resides in Carrboro. She has written extensively for both the Carrboro Citizen and the Chapel Hill News. It is her hope that the more we know about the wildlife that live in the Piedmont, the more likely we will be to preserve the open land that provides for our flora and fauna.

Mike Dunn is the NCBG Natural Science Educator. He works under Youth and Family Programs to develop and offer school field trips, teacher workshops, family hikes, summer camp, and education exhibits. Mike worked for 32 years with the State of North Carolina as a naturalist/educator – 8 years with the NC Division of Parks and Recreation and 24 years with the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. He has designed and conducted hundreds of workshops on natural history, throughout the state and beyond, on subjects ranging from wildlife to wildflowers. Mike is also an avid nature photographer and writes a blog about the natural wonders that surround us – see


Registration open through 9/7/2017 11:59 PM EST




Class or Event capacity: 6 remaining registrations

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