Upcoming Classes and Events

 

Listed below are a few of Brian Jorg's upcoming presentations, classes, and digital photography exhibits
 open to the public. If you are interested in adding Brian as a speaker at your event, please feel free to
view the Scheduling Page on the link above. The following listing is tentative, classes and events will
be added as they are confirmed. Feel free to stop back and check the current listings. 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Classes/Events 2016
 
 
 
 
TBA
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00pm 
101 Commerce Drive
(Corner of Commerce drive and Union Cemetery Road)
Summit Financial Conference Building

Loveland, Ohio 45140

Classroom Instruction

This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 
14 Day Madagascar Adventure
October 26th~November 8th, 2016
 
 
 
 
Past 2016 Events
 
 
January 17th, 2016
Cincinnati Nature Center
Presentation~ The Best of South Africa
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
January 29th, 2016
Purdue State Extention
Professional Landscape Management School
Presentation~ Natralistic Plantings
Southern Indiana University
Evansville, Indiana
 
 
Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00pm 
101 Commerce Drive
(Corner of Commerce drive and Union Cemetery Road)
Summit Financial Conference Building

Loveland, Ohio 45140

 

Classroom Instruction

This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 
February 6th, 2016
Radio ~In the Garden with Ron Wilson 
55KRC
7am-9am
Bog Gardening, Landscaping for Wildlife, Native Plants
 
 
 
February 17th, 2016
The Benchmark
Presentation ~ Argentina
Free and open to the Public
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
March 24th, 2016
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Complimentary Travel Evening
Madagascar
Please join us if you are interested
in traveling to Madagascar with us!
Free Registration required
Contact us for details
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
March 26th, 2016
Taft Museum
2:30pm
Presentation~ Artistry and the Natural World
Registration required-513-684-4516
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
Thursday, April 21st, 2016
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00pm 
101 Commerce Drive
(Corner of Commerce drive and Union Cemetery Road)
Summit Financial Conference Building

Loveland, Ohio 45140

Classroom Instruction

This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
Past Classes 2015
 
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class  for Beginners
Saturday, January 31st, 2015
Sold Out!
Lloyd Library
917 Plum Street, Downtown Cincinnati
9:00 am- Noon
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
February 5th, 2015
Tri-State Green  Industry Conference
Presentation~ Perrenials and Grasses for Sunny landscapes
Sharonville Convention center

11355 Chester Rd

Cincinnati, OH  45246

 

 

Monday, February 23rd 2015
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Sold Out!

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 

Classroom Instruction

This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration

 

Digital Photography For Beginners

* Promotional vouchers and Gift Certificates

From Brian Jorg Outdoors not eligible for these classes

Registration/Details can be found at   Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Website

 

Introduction to Digital Photography

January 24th or 27th

 

 

Getting the Most out of your Travel Photography

February 7th or 10th

 

 

Photo Safari- Wildlife

March 21st or 31st

 

 

Photo Safari-Flowers

April 4th or 7th

 

 

 

 
February 10th, 2015

Complimentary Travel Evening

6:00-7:30pm

Join us for an overview of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's

trips to Tanzania and Argentina.

Harold C Schott Education Center

Please RSVP by contacting Christina at 513-487-3318

 

 

February 28th, 2015

Midwest Native Plant Society

Presentation ~ Trees and Shrubs for the Home Landscape

Corps of Engineer Visitor Center

4020 Clarksville Road

Waynesville, Ohio

 

 

Monday, March 9th, 2015
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 

Classroom Instruction

This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration

 

 

Thursday, April 2nd

Benchmark Outfitters

6:30pm

Presentation~ South Africa

9525 Kenwood Road

Blue Ash, Ohio 45242

 

 

 

Monday, April 20th, 2015
Cincinnati Skyline Field Shoot
Covington riverfront
Meet at the corner of Riverside drive and Garrard
7:oopm-Twilight
This hands-on field shoot will focus on getting great images of landscapes
with their digital SLR cameras. Participants should bring their photo equipment and tripods.
This is a good follow up to the Fundamentals Class
Registration will be limited

 

 

 

April 25-26, 2015
Great Smoky Mountains
Wildflower Photography Class Workshop
Focus on Flowers
Minimum 6 attendees required
Please contact if interested
This weekend field shoot will focus on such topics as Exposure/Natural Light, Fill Flash,
Composition and Equipment. Photo subjects will include the vast selection of
wildflowers, such as orchids and trillium, landscapes, and mountain streams.
- Class Size will be limited
Transportation, food and lodging on your own
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
 
 

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Native Plant Sale

July 11th, 2015

9am-1pm

2210 Mason Montgomery Road

 

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00pm
101 Commerce Drive
(Corner of Commerce drive and Union Cemetery Road)
Summit Financial Conference Building
Loveland, Ohio 45140

Classroom Instruction

This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 

October 1st, 2015

RSVP for Complimentary Madagascar Travel Evening

Join us for a complimentary travel evening for the 2016 Madagascar trip. Information regarding itinerary, cost and other details will be available at the information session. Light refreshments will be available. To RSVP for the complimentary presentations or for additional information on travel opportunities provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, please contact Christina Anderson at 513-487-3318.

 

The travel evening is complimentary. Complimentary parking is available in the Education Parking lot. Space is limited.

 

14-Day Wildlife Expedition

to Argentina and Brazil

Including BUENOS AIRES and IGUAZU FALLS

Departs October 25, 2015

Itinerary

 

Saturday November 14th, 2015

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Native Plant Seminar

Our fourth annual Native Plant Symposium could very well be our best! An incredible lineup of speakers will present on some very exciting topics relating to the growing world of native plants.

Mark Rose, Director of Flannery Fork Botanical Garden

Nancy Stranahan, Director of Arc of Appalachia

Hardy Eshbaugh, Professor Emeritus Botany, Miami University

Tom Hissong, Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm

Brian Jorg, Manager Native Plant Program CZBG

Steve Foltz, Director of Horticulture CZBG

 

 
Monday, November 30th, 2015
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00pm 
101 Commerce Drive
(Corner of Commerce drive and Union Cemetery Road)
Summit Financial Conference Building
Loveland, Ohio 45140
 

Classroom Instruction

This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
Ohio State University Short Course
December 9th
Presentations~Natralistic Plantings
Columbus, Ohio
 

 

Past Classes 2014
 
 

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Sold Out!

Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
Classroom Instruction
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration

 

 

 

 
January 15th, 2014
Ohio C.E.N.T.S. Show
OSU Nursery Short Course
Presentation Topic~ Bulbs in the landscape
Columbus Ohio
 
 
 
February 6th,2014
Tri-State Green  Industry Conference
Presentation~ EcOhio Wetland Restoration
Sharonville Convention center

11355 Chester Rd

Cincinnati, OH  45246

 
 
 
 
February 15th, 2014
35th Annual OEFFA Conference
The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
Ohio's Largest Sustainable Food and Farm Conference
Presentation-EcOhio Wetland Restoration
Granville, Ohio
 
 
 

Saturday February 22nd 2014 

9am-Noon

Sold Out!

Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
Classroom Instruction
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

6-9 pm

Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
Classroom Instruction
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 
Monday, April 21st, 2014

6:00-9:00 pm

Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
Classroom Instruction
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 
Western Wildlife Corridor
April 26th, 2014
10th Annual Flower-a-Thon
Presenatation~ Wildflowers of the Western Wildlife Corridor
6:30pm
Earth Connection
Delhi
 
 
 
 
May 31st, 2014
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

Registration will be limited

Sold Out!

Lloyd Library
917 Plum Street, Downtown Cincinnati
9:00 am- Noon
Classroom Instruction
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with the settings.
This is a classroom presentation. Class size will be limited
 
 
 
June 5th 2014
Cincinnati Skyline Field Shoot
Covington riverfront
Meet at the corner of Riverside drive and Garrard
8:00 pm -Twilight
This hands-on field shoot will focus on getting great images of landscapes
with their digital SLR cameras. Participants should bring their photo equipment and tripods.
This is a good followup to the Fundamentals Class
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
June 9th~Ault Park
Garden/Landscape Field Shoot
7:30pm- 9:00pm
We will meet below the pavilion
This hands on field shoot will show beginner photographers
field techniques to get better images with their digital SLR cameras.
Participants should bring their photo equipment and tripods.
This is a great follow-up to our 'Fundamentals' class.
       Use of Flash Finding the image
 Close up photography
Getting better Landscape Images
Brian’s favorite equipment to get better images
Camera settings to get better images
Many more field techniques to get the best images
The class will meet near the pavilion and garden, and will photograph till we run out of light.
Participants should bring their photography equipment and a tripod to get the best images.
 
 
 
 
Monday, June 16th
Cincinnati Audubon Society
Presentation- Native Summer Wildflowers
Presentation will be at the Winton Centre
Winton Woods - Hamilton County Parks
Cincinnati, Ohio
 

Monday, June 30th

Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
Classroom Instruction
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, July 30th
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center 932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
Classroom Instruction
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
6th Annual Midwest Native Plant Conference
"Connecting People with Nature"
August 1,2 & 3, 2014
Presentation ~ Native Orchids of Eastern North America
Bergamo Conference Center, Mt St Johns Preserve
Dayton, Ohio
 
 
 

Wednesday September 10th, 2014

Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
Classroom Instruction
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

 

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
Classroom Instruction
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 
Saturday October 25th, 2014
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Native Plant Seminar
Presentation~Wildflowers for Sunny Locations
Presentation~EcOhio Wetland overview
registration through the Cincinnati Zoo website
 
 

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical  Garden

Fall Wildlife Photography

Sold Out!

Wildlife photography can be one of the most fun and rewarding hobbies around and who could be better to learn form than professional photographer and Zoo horticulturist, Brian Jorg. This class, geared towards beginner photographers, will blend technical expertise with knowledge of wildlife and the Zoo’s collection. You will learn how to get the most out of your camera and how understanding animal behavior will improve your photographs. Then, we will venture out into the Zoo to test your skills. Participants must provide their own camera.

Sorry, no vouchers accepted for this class

Dates: Nov. 1st or Nov. 8th: 8am-10am

Cost:Zoo  Members: $55/ Non-Members: $70

Registration availible on the Zoo's website

 
 
Monday, November 24th, 2014
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

The Kenwood

5435 Kenwood Road

Cincinnati, Ohio 45227

 

 

Classroom Instruction
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 
Past Events 2013
 
 
 
 

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

FOR BEGINNERS

* Promotional vouchers and Gift Certificates from Brian Jorg Outdoors not eligible for these classes

Classes offered the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Registration on the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Website Open Now

All classes meet on either Tuesdays from 5pm-7pm or Saturdays from

8am-10am. Please register for either the Tuesday series or Saturday series.

Dates: Tuesday Series- January 22, February 19, March 26,

April 30: 5pm-7pm

Saturday Series-January 12, February 23, March 30

April 13: 8am-10am

Cost per Class:Zoo Members: $65/ Non-Members: $75

Cost for Series:Zoo Members: $200 / Non-Members: $220 Sat.,

Jan. 12 or Tues., Jan. 22-

Introduction to Digital Photography

The Zoo is a great place to learn to be a shutterbug! During this 4 part series,

Brian Jorg, Zoo Horticulturist and professional photographer, will walk you

through the fundamentals of digital photography and how to apply this new

knowledge to photographing wildlife and landscapes. This class, geared toward

beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera, will cover

SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape

techniques. This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer;

Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class.

Tues., Feb. 19 or Sat., Feb. 23-

Travel/Landscape Photography

Join us for a two hour photography class that will teach you how to get the

most out of your travel photography. Whether you plan to go to the Great

Smoky Mountains for a family vacation or the Masai Mara for a grand safari,

we will show you how to capture the trip in pictures. From traveling with gear

to how to shoot culture, wildlife and landscapes, this class is for you.

Tues., March 26 or Sat., March 30-

Photo Safari-Spring Blooms

This workshop will blend technical expertise with knowledge of the Zoo’s

overwhelming flower displays. We will ‘focus’ on landscape and macro photography

opportunities with our botanical collection. What better place to learn

all the tricks to take better outdoor images than a botanical garden? Attendees

should bring their camera and tripod if they have one.

Sat., April 13 or Tues., April 30-

Photo Safari- Wildlife

This workshop will blend technical expertise with knowledge of the Zoo’s

wildlife collection. Join us as we peruse the Zoo in search of great wildlife

shots. What better place to learn all the tricks to take better wildlife images

than a Zoo? Attendees should bring their camera and tripod if they have one.

 
 
 
 
January 16th, 2013
Ohio C.E.N.T.S. Show
OSU Nursery Short Course
Presentation Topic~ Attracting Wildlife to the Home Landscape
Columbus Ohio
 
 
 
 
 
January 23rd, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00 pm
Parkland Theater
6550 Parkland Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45233
Sayler Park
Sold Out
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to classwe will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
February 7th, 2013
Grounds Industry Conference
Presentation~ Native Wildflowers for Sunny Locations
Sharonville Convention center
Sharonville, Ohio
 
 
 
 
February 9th, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
9:00am-Noon
Sold Out!
Parkland Theater
6550 Parkland Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45233
Sayler Park
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class, we will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited

 

 

February 14th, 2013
IMA Horticulture Symposium 'Shade Savvy'
Presentation~ Native Wildflowers for Shade Gardens
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indianapolis, Indiana

 

 

February 20th, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Sold Out!

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to classwe will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited

 

 

 
March 11th, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Sold Out!

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to classwe will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited

 

 

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to classwe will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Sold Out!
9:00am-Noon
Parkland Theater
6550 Parkland Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45233
Sayler Park
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class, we will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited

 

April 8th, 2013
Indianapolis Hosta Society
Presentation~ Trial Proven Annuals
Holliday Park
Indianapolis, Indiana
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to classwe will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited

 

 

Monday, April 15th, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00 pm
Parkland Theater
6550 Parkland Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45233
Sayler Park
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class, we will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
 
April 19th-21st, 2013
Great Smoky Mountains
Wildflower Photography Class Workshop
Focus on Flowers
 
This weekend field shoot will focus on such topics as Exposure/Natural Light, Fill Flash,
Composition and Equipment. Photo subjects will include the vast selection of
wildflowers, such as orchids and trillium, landscapes, and mountain streams.
- Class Size will be limited
Transportation, food and lodging on your own
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
 
 
 

April 26th-28th, 2013

Great Smoky Mountains

Wildflower Walk
Weekend of Wildflowers
This weekend wildflower walk will see such beautiful wildflowers as
Yellow Lady slipper orchids, trillium, and up to 100 species
of native wildflowers. Hikes will be on established trails over uneven ground.
Registration will be limited
Transportation, food and lodging on your own
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

 

Saturday May 4th, 2013

Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

9:00am - Noon

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to classwe will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited

 

 

Monday May 13th, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00pm
Parkland Theater
6550 Parkland Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45233
Sayler Park
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class, we will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
Saturday, May 18th, 2013
Miami Valley Audubon Society
Bird Festival
10:00am -3:00pm
Hueston Woods State Park
Presentation~ Spring in the Eastern Woodlands
Hueston Woods State Park, Oxford Ohio
 
 
 
 
Saturday, June 1st, 2013
Native Tree Workshop
Presentation~Native Urban Trees
Sponsered by the Midwestern Native Plant Society
Preregistration is Required
Earth Connection
370 Neeb Road
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
 
Monday June 3rd, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00pm
Parkland Theater
6550 Parkland Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45233
Sayler Park
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class, we will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
Monday, July22nd, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to classwe will not be taking pictures, but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
Wendesday, August 28th, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thursday, August 29th, 2013
Travel and Landscape Photography for Beginners

6:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
This classroom instruction will focus on taking great landscape and travel images.
Geared toward digital SLR cameras, we will cover the best techniques to get great shots
while traveling, whether a weekend in the Smokies or a safari in Africa. The class will
not only cover the technical skills to get get better images, but also the special situations
encountered when traveling to help you bring home the vacation images you have always wanted.
 
Please bring your camera to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
September 19th, 2013
Presentation~ Trees and Shrubs for Fall Color
Fishers Heritage Park
Fishers, Indiana
 
 
Monday September 30th, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 
Friday, October 4th 2013
Presentation ~ Bulbs for Spring Color
Federated Garden Clubs of Cincinnati and Vicinity
Cincinnati, Ohio
 

FALL WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Available Classes:

October 5th, 8-10am

October 12th, 8-10am

Wildlife photography can be one of the most fun and rewarding hobbies around and who could be better to learn from than professional photographer and Zoo horticulturist, Brian Jorg. This class, geared toward beginner photographers, will blend technical expertise with knowledge of wildlife and the Zoo’s collection. You will learn how to get the most out of your camera and how understanding animal behavior will improve your photographs. Then, we will venture out into the Zoo to test your skills. Participants must provide their own camera.

* This class is sponsored by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Sorry, not eligible for Groupon vouchers or gift certificates

Register thru the Zoo’s website

 
 
 
October 21st, 2013
Cincinnati Audubon Society
Presentation- Namibia, Botswana, and Victoria Falls
Presentation will be at the Winton Centre
Winton Woods - Hamilton County Parks
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
October 24th, 2013
Presentation~ Landscape Photography
Professional Grounds Maintanance Society
Louisville, Kentucky
 
 
 
 
October 26th, 2013
Native Plant Symposium
Presentations~ Wetland restoration
~Favorite Days in the Field
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 
 
November 11th, 2013
Travel and Landscape Photography for Beginners

6:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
This classroom instruction will focus on taking great landscape and travel images.
Geared toward digital SLR cameras, we will cover the best techniques to get great shots
while traveling, whether a weekend in the Smokies or a safari in Africa. The class will
not only cover the technical skills to get get better images, but also the special situations
encountered when traveling to help you bring home the vacation images you have always wanted.
 
Please bring your camera to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 

Monday December 9th, 2013

Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners

6:00-9:00pm

Grailville Conference Center

932 O'Bannonville Road

Loveland, Ohio 45140
Classroom Instruction
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, white balance, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up,
and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer,
Attendees are encouraged to bring their cameras to class. We will not be taking pictures,
but it helps to follow along with settings, etc.
Registration will be limited
$79 registration
 
 
 

January 14th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Sold Out!
9:00-Noon
Grailville Conference Center
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
 
 
January 23rd, 2012
Ohio C.E.N.T.S. Show
OSU Nursery Short Course
Presentation Topic~ Bulbs in the Landscape
Columbus Ohio
 
 
 
 
 
January 28th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Sold Out!
9:00am-noon
Grailville Conference Center
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
 
February 23rd, 2012
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Complimentary Travel Evening
Featuring 12 day Wildlife Adventure to Alaska
 
 
 
 
 
February 25th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Lloyd Library
Sold Out!
9:00am- Noon
917 Plum Street~Downtown Cincinnati
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
February 29th, 2012
Effective Sustainable Urban Landscape Strategies Symposium
Full Day Seminar
Topic ~ The Urban Landscape as an Ecosystem
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
February 29th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Sold Out!
6:00-9:00 pm
Grailville Conference Center
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
 
March 10th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Saturday 9:00 am- Noon
The Kenwood
5435 Kenwood road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45227
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 14th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00 pm
Grailville Conference Center
Sold Out!
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
 
March 17th, 2012
Allen County Master Gardeners
Presentation Topic~ Bulbs for the Landscape
Lima, Ohio
 
 
 
 
 
March 21st , 2012
6:00-9:00pm
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Grailville Conference Center
Sold Out!
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 31st~ John Bryan State Park
Early Spring Wildflower Hike
Join us for this early spring hike were we will see the earliest
of spring wildflowers, including the elusive snow trillium
Registration will be limited
$15 per participant
Yellow Springs, Ohio
 
 
 
 
 
April 11th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00 pm
Grailville Conference Center
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
 
April 13th, 2012
6th Annual WWC Wildflower festival
Western Wildlife Corridor
College of Mt St Joseph
Delhi Township, Ohio
Nature Photography for sale
 
 
 
 
 
April 18th, 2012
Ault Park
Garden/Landscape Field Shoot
6:30pm-Dark
Sold Out!
This hands on field shoot will show beginner photographers
field techniques to get better images with their digital SLR cameras.
Participants should bring their photo equipment and tripods.
This is a great follow-up to the Fundamentals Class
*Groupon eligible class
$35 per attendee
 
 
 
 
 
April 20-22, 2012
Great Smoky Mountains
Wildflower Photography Class Workshop
Focus on Flowers
This weekend field shoot will focus on such topics as Exposure/Natural Light, Fill Flash,
Composition and Equipment. Photo subjects will include the vast selection of
wildflowers, such as orchids and trillium, landscapes, and mountain streams.
- Class Size will be limited
Transportation, food and lodging on your own
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
April 27~29 ~ Great Smoky Mountains
Wildflower Walk
Weekend of Wildflowers
This weekend wildflower walk will see such beautiful wildflowers as
Yellow Lady slipper orchids, trillium, and up to 100 species
of native wildflowers. Hikes will be on established trails over uneven ground.
Registration will be limited
Transportation, food and lodging on your own
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 16th, 2012
Cincinnati Skyline Field Shoot
Covington riverfront
6:30pm-Dark
Sold Out!
This hands-on field shoot will focus on getting great images of landscapes
with their digital SLR cameras. Participants should bring their photo equipment and tripods.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 21st, 2012
Cincinnati Audubon Society
Presentation- Flora and Fauna of South Africa
Presentation will be at the Winton Centre
Winton Woods - Hamilton County Parks
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
 
 
June 4th, 2012
Sierra Club
Topic ~ My Favorite Places
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
 
June 13th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00 pm
Grailville Conference Center
Sold Out!
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
June 16th, 2012
What’s Up Under Your Trees? Native Shrub Workshop:
 9am to 3pm, Earth Connection $8.00 (includes lunch)
Presentation~ Wildflower Propagation for Beginners
RSVP Kathy McDonald atKathy@cincinnatibirds.com or call513.941.6497

Earth Connection,370 Need Rd, Cincinnati, OH (across from Mt. St. Joseph)

 

 

June 27th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
9:00 am- Noon
Grailville Conference Center
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
9:00-Noon
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited

 

 

 
June 30th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Lloyd Library
9:00 am- Noon
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited

 

 

July 11th, 2012
Cincinnati Skyline Field Shoot
Covington riverfront
Meet at the corner of Riverside drive and Garrard
7:30pm-Dark
This hands-on field shoot will focus on getting great images of landscapes
with their digital SLR cameras. Participants should bring their photo equipment and tripods.
This is a good followup to the Fundamentals Class
Registration will be limited
Covington, Kentucky
 

 

July 12-22, 2012

12 Day Alaska Wildlife Adventure
Join us for this 12 day Wildlife Adventure to experience brown and black bear,
orcas, puffins,moose, and humpback whales. In addition to wildlife, we will also
experience Alaska's pristine landscape.
Please visit the Alaska tab for more details
Space will be limited
 
 
 
 
July 25th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00 pm
Grailville Conference Center
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited
 
 
 
 
July 28th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Lloyd Library
9:00 am- Noon
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
August 29th, 2012
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanicalk Garden
Plant Trials Day
Presentation ~ Great Native Plants for Gardens:
From Trillium to Mighty Oaks
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
Hocking Hills Photography Weekend
September 8th, Sunrise-Sunset
September 9th, Sunrise-Noon
Maximum 10 participants
Join us as we photograph waterfalls and landscapes in a rich and varied landscapes of
Hocking Hills. Old Mans Cave, Cedar Falls, and Upper Falls are just a few of the geological
features we may photograph. Participants should bring their camera equipment and
tripods are a must. This is a beginners class, and participants must have a basic understanding of
their camera. The 'Fundamentals of Digital Photography" will give you all you need to participate.
Participants must be able to climb steps and walk over uneven ground.
Transportation, food, and lodging are not included.
The registration price is for the class fee only.
Further details will be sent to particicpants.
We will take breaks for lunch and dinner
Please contact for any questions
Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio
 
 
 
 
September 13th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00 pm
Parkland Theater
6550 Parkland Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45233
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited

 

 

September 19th, 2012
Indiana State Museum at White River State Park
Presentation~ Annual Trials: The Best Annuals for Sun, Shade, and texture
Marion County and Garfield Park Master Gardener Associations Present:
Garden Night at The Museum
6:00pm- 8:30pm
Marion County  and Garfield Park Master Gardeners
Indianapolis, Indiana
 
 
 
 
September 26th, 2012
Cincinnati Skyline Field Shoot
*If class is postponed due to rain, it will be posted here by 5:00pm
Covington riverfront
Meet at the corner of Riverside drive and Garrard
6:00pm-Dark
 
This hands-on field shoot will focus on getting great images of landscapes
with their digital SLR cameras. Participants should bring their photo equipment and tripods.
This is a good followup class to the 'Fundamentals of Photography" Class
Registration will be limited
Covington, Kentucky
 
 

FALL WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY

Available Classes: September 22 Sold Out!

September 29 Sold Out!

October 6

or October 13 Sold Out!

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Wildlife photography can be one of the most fun and rewarding hobbies around and who could be better to learn from than professional photographer and Zoo horticulturist, Brian Jorg. This class, geared toward beginner photographers, will blend technical expertise with knowledge of wildlife and the Zoo’s collection. You will learn how to get the most out of your camera and how understanding animal behavior will improve your photographs. Then, we will venture out into the Zoo to test your skills. Participants must provide their own camera.

* This class is sponsored by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Sorry, not eligible for Groupon vouchers or gift certificates

Register Online thru the Zoo’s website

Zoo Members: $55 / Non-Members: $70

8-10 am

 
 
 
 
 
October 17th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginner
6:00-9:00 pm
Sold Out!
Grailville Conference Center
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited

 

 

 
October 24th, 2012 - Benchmark Outfitters
Presentation- Galapagos Adventure
6:30-8:00 pm
Benchmark Outfitters
9525 Kenwood Road #24
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242
 
 
 
November 10th, 2012
Native Plants Symposium
Join us for an exciting, informative day dedicated to great native plants for wildlife, for people, and for the landscape. Expert and entertaining speakers—Jim McCormac, Gene Bush, Guy Sternberg, Brian Jorg, Steve Foltz and Scott Beuerlein—will discuss these wonderful plants and how to best increase the diversity and functionality of our yards and gardens. This full day seminar includes admission to the Zoo, parking, lectures, a catered lunch, a silent plant auction, native plant sale and non profit organization displays. ASLA, APLD, ISA, ONLA, PLANET, and PGMS CEUs Approved
 
Cost of this full day lecture, including lunch is $45 per attendee.
Event Details:
Date: Saturday, November 10th, 9am-5pm
Tickets: $45 per person, includes parking and catered lunch.
Registration Deadline: November 5
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
 
 
November 14th, 2012
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
6:00-9:00 pm
Grailville Conference Center
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
 
This class, geared toward beginner photographers who want to get more out of their camera,
will cover SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, close-up, and landscape techniques.
This classroom instruction will help make you a better photographer, Attendees are encouraged to
bring their cameras to class.
Registration will be limited

 

 

2011 Events

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2011
Classes, Workshops, and Travel
 
 
 
February 1 ~ Commercial Arborist, Landscaper & Nursery Workshop
Presentation- Tough Trees and Shrubs for Tough Sites
Boone County Extension Office
Burlington, Kentucky 
 
 
February 3 ~ Grounds Industry Conference
Presentation-Native Wildflowers for Shade Gardens
Sharonville Convention Center
Sharonville, Ohio
 
 
February 26~ Civic Garden Center
Presentation - Growing Native Orchids
Civic Garden Center
2715 Reading Rd
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
March 3 ~12th Annual Central Ohio Perennial School
Presentation ~ Bulbs in the Landscape
Clark County Extension
Springfield, Ohio
 
 
March 5- In the Garden With Ron Wilson 
55 WKRC Radio
6:00-9:00 am
Topic-Native Plants
 
 
 
March 8~ South African Travel Evening and Wine Tasting
Join us for a travel evening to see
what we can expect from our
South African Safari in September
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
March 11~ Orchid Society of Greater St Louis
Presentation - Native Orchids of the Eastern US
Missouri Botanic Garden
 
St Louis, Missouri
 
 
 
March 14- Wild Journeys Program
Presentation - Kenya Safari
Brukner Nature Center
Troy, Ohio
 
 
March 16 - Benchmark Outfitters
Presentation- Kenya Safari
6:30-8:00 pm
Benchmark Outfitters
9525 Kenwood Road #24
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242
 
 
 
March 21~ Cincinnati Audubon Society
Presentation- Wildflowers of the Great Smoky Mountains
Presentation will be at the Winton Centre 
Winton Woods - Hamilton County Parks
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
  
March 26-John Bryan State Park
Early Spring Wildflower Hike 
Sold Out! 
  Yellow Springs, Ohio 
 
 
March 30~ Cincinnati Zoo evening Lecture
Presentation - Native Wildflowers
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
April 1~Western Wildlife Corridor
5th Annual Wildflower Festival
Native Wildflowers and Nature Photography for Sale
Delhi Township, Ohio
 
 
April 15-17 ~ Great Smoky Mountains
Wildflower Walk
Weekend of Wildflowers
We should expect to see a profusion of blooms, such as the rare and unusual
Fringed Phacelia, Showy Orchis, Dwarf Crested Iris,
and a number of Trillium species - all in their springtime glory.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
 
 
 
 
April 17-19~ Great Smoky Mountains
Wildflower Photography Class Workshop
Focus on Flowers
We should expect to see and photograph a profusion of blooms, such as the Fringed Phacelia,
Dwarf Crested Iris, and a number of Trillium species - all in their springtime glory.
Topics include Exposure/Natural Light, Fill Flash, Composition and Equipment.
- Class Size will be limited
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
 
 
 
April 26 ~ Cox Arboretum Lunch and Learn Series
Presentation-Native Wildflowers for the Shade Garden
Cox Arboretum
Dayton, Ohio 
 
 
 
 
 May 11 ~ Garden Photography Field Shoot
for Beginners
Learn to shoot flowers and close-up photography
This three hour class will be taught outside on weekday evenings
Class will meet on site
6:00-9:00 pm 
 
 
 
 
May 18 ~ Cincinnati Skyline Shoot for beginners
Join us for this three hour class on photographing the city skyline
This class will meet on site
(Location in Covington to be announced)
May 18 6:30-9:30 pm 
Covington Kentucky
 
 
 
 
May 21~Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Sold Out!
Lloyd Library Downtown Cincinnati  
 This class will be classroom instruction.
We will cover digital SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed,
close-up, and landscape techniques to make you a better
digital photographer
  
Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio
 
 
 
June 8 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Class series for Beginners
Grailville Conference Center
Please visit the PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES page to register 
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
This class will be classroom instruction.
We will cover digital SLR camera basics, exposure, aperture, shutter speed,
close-up, and landscape techniques to make you a better
digital photographer
Registration will be limited  
 
 
 
 
 
June 22~ Cincinnati Skyline Shoot For Beginners
Sold Out!
Please visit the PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES page to register