July 13, 2017

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Photo walk offered July 22 at Bennett Spring State Park

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 13, 2017 – Anyone interested in learning about nature photography is invited to a photo walk July 22 at Bennett Spring State Park near Lebanon. This free event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. will be conducted by Al Griffin, a professional photographer.

The workshop will begin at the nature center with a discussion about techniques and principles used to create better images. The participants will walk a trail, taking photos along the way. The workshop will end with a question-and-answer session.  

Participants are asked to bring a camera --any kind of camera will work, even a cell phone camera. They should also dress appropriately for the weather outdoors and wear comfortable shoes.

Griffin does commercial and fine art photograph and his work has been published in various magazines and exhibited in New York City and Paris.   

Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017. Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit for more information. 

Bennett Spring State Park is located at 26250 Hwy. 64 about 12 miles west of Lebanon. For more information about the event, call the park at 417-532-3925. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.