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The Lyons' Den

January 25, 2001

Check out these pictures from the groundbreaking event forthe Ruby C. McSwain Education Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum.....great day......go to this website:

Secondly, I'm also pleased to announce another WORKSHOP ON HORTICULTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY. It will be the same as the first one in practice and on and act fast, the first one filled FAST!

"Horticultural Photography.....Exposed: A Lecture Series and Workshop"

The first time this workshop was offered, it filled in record time so we're doing it again, in a different season! Bob Lyons, JC Raulston Arboretum (JCRA) Director, will conduct the workshop. Also a professional photographer, he has shown his work nationally, published over 200 photographs, is a principal photographer for Horticopia CD-ROMs, and has received awards from the Garden Writers Association of America, among others.

Part I. March 9, 2001 (Friday) at 7:00 PM: Two hour lecture with refreshments. This lecture will be held in room 159, Kilgore Hall, NC State University and is open to as many people who would like to enroll. The cost for this lecture (Part I) is $15.00 for JCRA members and $25.00 for non-members.

Part II. March 10, 2001 (Saturday) at 9:00 AM: One hour lecture held in the brick building's classroom at the JCRA. Bob will give personal assistance in shooting at the JCRA (2 hours). Lunch (provided) at a local restaurant (1.5 hours). Bob will again work with students for another 3 hours. Two rolls of film and processing are included in the cost of this workshop. This workshop (Part II) is limited to 15 people and costs $75.00 for members and $105.00 (JCRA membership included) for non-members. Payment and registration for Part I is included with Part II. Registration is secure when payment is received. Participants must have a 35mm camera and must be familiar with its operation. Knowledge of camera's manual settings is important for this workshop.

Part III. March 17, 2001 (Saturday) at 9:00 AM: Individual review of personal images, anonymous critique of best shots of class by the class and instructor, and selection of single shot for publication in the JCRA Newsletter by class consensus. Wrap-up and conclusion. This workshop is limited to the people who registered for Part II and will be held in room 159, Kilgore Hall.

Interested? Send an e-mail to or contact Chris Glenn at <> or call (919) 515-3132 to register.

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