Contemplative Photography-Seeing the World with Fresh Eyes

Portland, Ore. — August 3, 2012 — Andy Karr will present a lecture entitled Contemplative Photography-Seeing the World with Fresh Eyes at the Portland Japanese Garden (611 SW Kingston Ave., Portland, OR 97205) on Thursday, September 13 (5:30 – 7:30 p.m.) and workshop on Friday, September 14 (9 a.m. – noon).

Part of the Portland Japanese Garden’s year-long programmatic theme of The Healing Garden, photographer, teacher, and author Andy Karr will provide training in how to see clearly and make images based on fresh perceptions. The two-day program will begin with an evening talk and slideshow, followed by a half-day workshop that includes: a presentation of the basic contemplative photography principles, a slideshow, visual exercises, a photographic assignment, and critiques of participants’ images.

The cost of the lecture is $10 members /$15 non-members. The cost of theworkshop is $35 members/$45 non-members.Participants may choose to attend the lecture or workshop only or the pair the two. The lecture and workshop package is$40 members/$50 non-members.

Reservations are required. Space is limited. Reservations, beginning August 21, are available on-line at japanesegarden.com/events or by phone at 503-542-0280.

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The Portland Japanese Garden is the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan. Situated on more than 5 acres (at 611 SW Kingston Ave., Portland, OR) the Garden features five traditional garden styles and is open daily except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. Visit the Garden online at www.japanesegarden.com. The Portland Japanese Garden will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2013.

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