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Longue Vue hosts close-up nature photo workshop Friday

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A workshop on close-up (or macro) nature photography, led by wildlife photographer John Pickles, is set for Friday, Nov. 8 at New Orleans’ Longue Vue House and Gardens.

The workshop is set for 1 to 5 p.m. Friday.

Pickles will help participants learn how best to use their cameras in capturing the “small wonders” of the garden, according to Longue Vue. The workshop will include a classroom portion and an outdoor segment.

Tuition is $20 for Longue Vue members and state-certified Master Naturalists, and $30 for non-members. Participation is limited to ten persons. For more information, you may call Hilairie at (504) 293-4726 or send an e-mail to You may also read more about the events at the Longue Vue website.

Longue Vue is located at 7 Bamboo Road, near the border of New Orleans and Old Metairie and New Orleans Country Club.

Images: Samples of nature photography by John Pickles, courtesy of Longue Vue House and Gardens.