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Wattle I Photograph ended on Saturday  1 September 2018.

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The gardens at night. Photo: Irene Lorbergs

Photography afterDARK

Fridays 26 October, 9 November, 18 January and 15 February, Times vary depending on sunset — Meet at the Crosbie Morrison amphitheatre

Join Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography for an exclusive three hour guided night photography workshop in the gardens. Learn how to 'paint with light' during sunset, dusk and the black of night.

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NatureArt kids club

NatureArt kids club

Last Sunday of every month – February–November, 10.00 am–12.00 noon — Banks Building

Join NatureArt Kids Club art and science adventures for an exciting exploration of nature in the gardens.

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Concert.

Summer Sounds

5.00 pm – 7.30 pm, Saturday 2, Sunday 3, Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 February 2019 — Eucalypt Lawn

Enjoy live music, dancing and delicious food and drink as you chill to the sounds of summer.

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Sunset Cinema on the Eucalypt Lawn

Sunset Cinema

Wednesdays to Saturdays, 28 November 2018 to 12 January 2019. Gates open 6:30 pm. — Eucalypt Lawn

Experience cinema among the eucalypts this summer. Gather together your family and friends for a night out to remember. Sit back, relax and watch the stars under the stars!

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8.30–11.30 am, Saturday 1 September — Crosbie Morrison Amphitheatre

Experience an exclusive three-hour guided photography workshop for Wattle Day in the gardens.

Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography will show you how to photograph different types of wattles and capture the detail of flowers, leaves and insects.

You’ll learn all about lighting, colour, composition, depth of field, angles and perspectives. 

All participants must bring their own digital camera. A tripod, extra memory card, and battery are recommended. If you have a macro, 50 mm or telephoto lens then please bring this along (not essential).

This workshop is suitable for beginners and intermediate photographers aged 15 years and over. Limited to 20 participants.

Bookings are essential and close two days prior to the event.

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Saturday 1 September 8:30 am

When

8.30–11.30 am, Saturday 1 September

Where

Crosbie Morrison Amphitheatre

Price

$150.00