Orchids presented by
Ok, so you’ve learned to grow your charges, and by golly, you beam with pride!
Now, how about a photograph, to preserve the lovelies, or to even to brag.
Photographing ﬂowers isn’t as easy as you’d like it to be. Our speaker this July,
David Wasserman is going to help sort that out. His lecture is
entitled: “WHY IS POTOGRAPHING AN ORCHID SO DIFFICULT? - Ways to make it a
Dave has been a professional photographer for over 30 years, mostly specializing in
scientific and technical areas. Originally, he was trained as a biologist, and initially learned both
photography and cinematography to help with research on animal behavior studies. In the
early 1980s, he transitioned from biological consulting to freelance photography and has
been there ever since. Besides working on both assignments and personal work, he has
taught at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco for over a decade. He primarily
teaches conceptual classes along with color theory. Areas of photographic expertise are
macro/micro photography, lighting on location, and landscape photography. His work can
be seen at his web site, cactitransects.com, and at GettyImages.com. He is presently in the
ﬁnal stages of publishing a macrophotography book on ROCKS.