Macro Wildflowers Photo Workshop

1 Day - Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Arizona
March 23, 2019
Activity Level


Spring is a great time to get out and practice photography and Boyce Thompson Arboretum is the perfect place to hone your skills.  Join NAU professor Amy Horn on this Macro Wildflowers photo workshop as she teaches you the intricacies of  macro photography.  The grounds of Boyce Thompson Arboretum offer an endless supply of beautiful botanicals to practice your new photography skills.

Registration deadline: March 1, 2019

Join us for this Macro Wildflowers photo workshop and spend the day capturing close-up and macro details at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum with Northern Arizona University’s Senior Lecturer, Amy Horn. Learn to easily capture Arizona’s spring flowers in a hands-on full day workshop. Your macro and close-up technique instruction will start with a pre-workshop webinar and continue the day of the workshop. At the Arboretum, Amy will offer a short demonstration of macro photography and then dedicate the day helping you capture the color of Arizona’s spring colors. After lunch, we will download and process images to prepare for a group discussion with feedback.


Workshop includes:

  • Photographic instruction
  • Entrance to Boyce Thompson Arboretum
  • Picnic Lunch, water and snacks
  • A hard-back copy of The Art of Macro Photography by Amy Horn & Bruce Taubert
  • Pre-workshop webinar
  • Post-workshop critique

Day 1 – Saturday, March 23

  • Arrive in parking lot at 7:45 am for introductions.
  • We will begin in the gardens with a short demonstration of macro gear and techniques for success. Then Amy will work hands-on to assist you photographing plants and flowers until our lunch break.
  • At 1pm, we will break for lunch and download our images for a fun and instructional feedback session.
  • If time allows, we will venture back out in the gardens for another photo session prior to ending at 5pm.


Strenuous Rating:  Moderate

The day will be spent walking the grounds of Boyce Thompson Arboretum on both paved and non-paved trails.  It is important to stay hydrated as the temperatures could be warm.

Workshop will be based:


 Boyce Thompson Arboretum
37615 E. Arboretum Way
Superior, Arizona 85173
(602) 827-3000

Amy Horn
Ken Brown
Photo Guide
Jon Vemo
Photo Guide
CANCELLATION POLICY: Please pay careful attention to our cancellation policy.  We are unable to make exceptions for any reason, including family and medical emergencies.  No refunds will be issued within 2 weeks of this workshop. A 10% administrative fee will apply to other cancellations.

Arizona Highways PhotoScapes reserves the right to cancel any workshop if our minimum student enrollment is not met. In the event AHPS cancels a workshop, participants will be given the option to reschedule to a later date or receive a full refund for the workshop components booked directly with AHPS.  Please Note: we are not liable for the additional expenses incurred such as airfare, hotel accommodations or any other components booked outside of the workshop.


PAYMENT TERMS:  Payment in full is due at registration unless otherwise indicated.