Macro Wildflowers Photo Workshop

1 Day - Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Arizona
March 20, 2021
Activity Level


Practice and perfect your macro photography skills with a day of botanical beauty at Boyce Thompson Arboretum.

Registration deadline: March 1, 2021

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 20, 2021

  • Arrive in the 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 in photographing plants and flowers until our lunch break.
  • At 1 pm, we will break for lunch and Amy will review images on the back of cameras before venturing back out in the gardens for another photo session.
  • The workshop ends 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
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.