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A Master Class with NY Botanical Garden President Emeritus, Gregory Long and landscape photographer Larry Lederman.
Mr. Long will discuss with noted landscape photographer Larry Lederman and the author of Garden Portraits: Experiences of Natural Beauty, the important tenets of garden photography including how to capture the light, color, depth, times of day and seasons of the year. The conversation will include advice on shooting with mobile devices with an eye towards sharing on Instagram and other social media platforms.
This is his sixth book and shows 16 diverse landscapes and gardens. Images from the book will illustrate the talk.
Live audience Q&A included.
To purchase Garden Portraits with a special 20% discount for 92Y audience please use this code GARDEN20.
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Gregory Long is currently President Emeritus and a Trustee of the New York Botanical Garden for 29 years …
Gregory Long is currently President Emeritus and a Trustee of the New York Botanical Garden for 29 years, from 1989 until 2018, he was the Garden’s Chief Executive Officer, responsible for revitalizing the Garden and enabling its renaissance. Under his watch, the Garden restored half of its 250-acre National Historic Landscape, with 50 gardens and plant collections comprising more than one million plants and also expanded the reach and impact of its groundbreaking science-based conservation programs. Moreover, he initiated the Garden's cutting edge molecular and genomics research, enhanced the education offerings from Pre K to graduate school and developed vibrant public education programs that now serve 1.3 million annual visitors. According to a New York Times editorial, the Garden has succeeded in its very ambitious effort to become one New York City's leading cultural institutions.
It should be noted that Gregory Long is also the author of Historic Houses of the Hudson River Valley (Rizzoli and the Preservation League of New York State-2004) and the editor of The New York Botanical Garden (Abrams,2016), which illustrates and documents the Gardens history and remarkable collections.
Larry Lederman’s Garden Portraits: Experiences of Natural Beauty in 2020, the photographer’s sixth book in the last eight years of botanical photography …
Larry Lederman’s Garden Portraits: Experiences of Natural Beauty in 2020, the photographer’s sixth book in the last eight years of botanical photography, focuses on 16 public and private gardens in New York and Connecticut. This follows Frederic Church’s Olana, which received the Victorian Society in American book award for its photography. His previous books include The Rockefeller Family Gardens: An American Legacy covered the three gardens in New York and Maine. In 2012, Magnificent Trees of the New York Botanical Garden with Larry Lederman and in 2015 published Interior Landmarks: Treasures of New York, which featured his photographs of architecture. Mr. Lederman’s extensive photography of the New York Botanical Garden was featured in Abrams 125th Anniversary Edition of New York Botanical Garden with 200 color plates.
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