PRESS RELEASE: Flower and Plant Photography with World Class Horticultural Photographer

PRESS RELEASE: Flower and Plant Photography with World Class Horticultural Photographer
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Master the art of flower and plant photography with Clive Nichols, one of the world’s finest horticultural photographers, on Clive Nichols’ Flower and Plant Photography Online Masterclass now bookable on global leading virtual gardening school www.my-garden-school.com.


Dig into this in-depth four week virtual course and learn invaluable advice on both the practical and artistic aspects of flower and plant photography. Using his 25 years’ experience and over 150 examples of his own flower and plant photographs, Clive helps students understand crucial aspects of horticulture photography such as lighting, composition, working indoors and outdoors and developing vision and technique. He helps illustrate approaches and methods students can then apply in their own work to create their best ever images of flowers and plants.


Unique to www.my-garden-school.com this online horticultural course offers small classes of up to 20 students at a time, weekly 1-2-1 tuition and assignments set and critiqued by Clive Nichols; this is the only website in the world to offer this type of e-learning. Virtual lectures are available to view in the online classroom MyClassroom at any time, even after the course has finished. Here students can connect with Clive and other gardening enthusiasts and horticulture professionals from all over the world.


Clive Nichols’ Flower and Plant Photography Online Masterclass begins on Saturday, 7 February 2015. It starts again on the first Saturday of every month and runs continuously throughout the year. The four week course costs £145.00 (approx. US$232.00) and includes:




Weekly 1-2-1 tuition and feedback from Clive;
Weekly video tutorials allowing students to revisit lectures again and again;
Weekly assignments critiqued by Clive;
Magazine style downloadable transcript;
Successful students will receive a certificate of completion and an online badge. Each MyGardenSchool course is worth 2 CEUs (Continued Education Units) towards becoming a professional landscape architect with the APLD (Association of Professional Landscape Designers).

Clive Nichols has established a reputation as one of the world's finest flower and garden photographers. He has photographed many of the world's best gardens, including HRH The Prince of Wales's own private garden in Scotland, Lord Rothschild's private garden in Corfu and Lord Heseltine's private garden in Oxfordshire. In addition, his work has appeared in hundreds of books as well as in countless magazines, calendars and brochures. Over the past 25 years, Clive has amassed a stunning collection of over 60,000 images, which are available for reproduction. Clive regularly gives masterclasses in flower and garden photography for The Royal Horticultural Society and for the past five years he has been one of the two main judges for the prestigious 'International Garden Photographer of the Year' awards.


Clive also photographs interiors, travel, architecture and lifestyle, undertaking many prestigious commissions including a calendar of the world's best modern buildings for a Russian Senator, a book about the finest Villa on Lake Como for Condé Nast and a new brochure on the historic BMA House in Tavistock Square, London, for the British Medical Association. In 2014, Clive won the ‘Garden Media Guild Features Photographer of the Year’ award. To book Clive Nichols’ Flower and Plant Photography Online Masterclass, see: http://www.my-garden-school.com/course/clive-nichols-flower-and-plant-photography-masterclass


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