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Warm up with a private orchid photo shoot at the Chicago Botanic Garden

This event is currently full, but Jeff is accepting waitlist registrations. If there is enough demand, Jeff will consider creating a second event. Please e-mail him at [email protected] for more details. Just as winter takes hold of Chicago, it’s a great time to talk about a visit to the tropical environment of the Chicago Botanic Garen for …

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Photographing flowers with stories to tell

Photography is a powerful medium for storytelling. I have always been captivated by the stories street photographers capture in that single decisive moment they release the shutter. Candid emotions and expressions are captured to tell a story, framed by the environment, mood, light and shadows in which they are photographed. But how can I tell …

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A look at this year’s Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden

For those who enjoy photographing flowers during the cold Chicago winter, The Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden has an amazing display of eye candy to excite your senses. The greenhouses are warm and toasty and when you step into this tropical paradise, it promises to make you quickly forget it’s winter outside. The …

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Capturing the Holidays at The Chicago Botanic Garden

Article by Anne Belmont. Photos by Anne Belmont and Tony Reynes.  Featured photo by Tony Reynes. The holidays provide some fun opportunities for photography at the Chicago Botanic Garden.  If you are a kid at heart or have children, don’t miss Wonderland Express, which runs from now until January 4th.  The exhibit is open daily from …

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The Arid Greenhouse at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Photographs and article by Anne Belmont For those who enjoy photographing flowers and plant life, our long Chicago winters can make it challenging to find subject matter to photograph.  Many of us enjoy photographing the winter landscapes, but if this winter is destined to be anything like last winter, it will be tough to be …

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Photographing Aquatic Blooms at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Article and images by Anne Belmont. Some of my favorite flowers to photograph in the summer at Chicago Botanic Garden are the water lilies and lotus flowers. Photographing these aquatic jewels always brings to mind Monet’s impressionistic masterpieces of water lilies. CBG is home to many different varieties and colors of aquatic blooms. The displays …

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