Here some info about an upcoming event at Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens:


Picture Perfect

Date & Time: Saturday Mar 06, 10 to Mar 07, 10
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden will host representatives from major camera manufacturing companies and retailers for Picture Perfect on March 6 and 7, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event is a complement to the Garden’s popular ongoing series of photography classes.

Companies will showcase and demonstrate the newest cameras, lenses, accessories and photography trends. Also present will be computer and photographic software manufacturers, including Apple computer, custom framers, and outdoor clothing firms. Guests will be able to speak with famous wildlife photographers from all over the United States to discuss their available workshops and tours.

Nationally recognized photographer, Stacy L. Pearsall, is scheduled to speak both Saturday and Sunday. Pearsall got her start as an Air Force photographer at age 17 and now works as a freelance photographer and owner of Charleston Center for Photography. Her work has appeared in print and television, including Time magazine, The New York Times, CNN, USA Today, and Sports Illustrated and most notably she was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey. Pearsall was one of only two women to win the NPPA’s Military Photographer of the Year competition, and the only woman to have earned it twice.

The following companies will be on hand both Saturday and Sunday:
• Apple
• Biggs Photo with Canon, Nikon and Olympus
• Charlotte Web Development
• DEK Photography – Wildlife Photography
• Jesse Brown’s Outdoors
• Safaris by John Lasater
• Tom Greene Framing Company

Picture Perfect is free with general Garden admission - members free, $10 adults, $9 seniors 60+, and $5 children 4-12. For more information on this event, please visit www.DSBG.org or call 704-829-1252.

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