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An Introduction to Floral Scanner Photography

An Introduction to Floral Scanner Photography

This event is perfect for gardening enthusiasts looking for an alternative way to digitally capture beautiful plant and flower images.  Ellen Hoverkamp will start with a 25 minute slide-show presentation about her unusual approach to floral imaging with specific emphasis on her collaboration with writer Ken Druse for the book “ Natural Companions, The Garden Lovers Guide to Plant Combinations”. 

A 35 minute demonstration by the artist, using a photo scanner and Photoshop Elements, covering the following topics:

.  Brief Introduction to scanner, tools, scanner software settings

.  Using a scanner for macro photography, abstraction via enlargement

.  Creating a plant composition - Using wire to wrap, to suspend, weighing down and propping plants, techniques used to make natural objects appear to stack and float

.  Using Photoshop Effects and Filters as a shortcut to creating a finished looking image.

.  Discussion of ways scanner photography can be used as an imaging tool applied to crafts like scrapbooking, garden journaling, needlepoint patterns, etc.

Q and A Session and Book Signing and opportunity to view and purchase matted photographs, note cards and silk scarves - 20 - 30 min

This event is co-sponsored by the Cheshire Garden Club and the Friends of the Cheshire Public Library.  Please register online or call 203-272-2245, x4.

Saturday, March 30, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Mary Baldwin Room, Main Level
Bill Basel
If this is a Children's program, please only register the children attending. Do not include the accompanying adults.
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