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Director of Continuing Education

Dallas Arboretum

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Dallas Arboretum

Background Information

Employment History

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Bernheim

Polar Bears

Maine Media Workshops

Senior Photographer

Southern Progress Corporation

Owner

Allen Rokach

Teacher

International Center of Photography

Master Photographer

Chicago BG; Chanticleer Pleasure Garden; United States BG; Lewis Ginter BG; Dallas Arboretum & BG; S

Affiliations

Board Member
Workshop

Founder
CENTER FOR NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY

Education

master garden photographer

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Allen Rokach Photography :: Testimonials

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- Joy Ijams, Director of Continuing Education, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.


Allen Rokach Photography :: Bio

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Welcome to Allen Rokach's Photography Site

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Allen Rokach has traveled the world since 1975 on photographic assignments that range from the bulb fields of Holland and the antiquities of Egypt to the vast Amazonian rain forest. An expert in location photography best known for his photographs of flowers, gardens and landscapes, Rokach's work has spanned everything from public relations and photojournalism to art and sculpture to travel and features about people. In the course of his career, he also served for fourteen years as the staff photographer and Director of Photography at the New York Botanical Garden and ten years as a Senior Photographer for Southern Living magazine.
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Rokach has been an active photographic educator throughout his career. He has taught at the New School for Social Research , the American Museum of Natural History , the International Center of Photography, the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops and several colleges. He initiated and coordinated the Certificate Program in Nature and Garden Photography at the New York Botanical Garden . He founded the Center for Nature Photography , which has run instructional photography workshops in Maine, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and other prime locations around the U.S.
He has lectured and led travel photography workshops to various locations in West Africa, Europe, India, East Asia, the Amazon, the Caribbean, Israel, Egypt and other parts of the Middle East for the American Museum of Natural History, the New School for Social Research, Art Safari , Cunard's Sea Goddess I and II, Sagafjord, Vistafjord, Norwegian Cruise Lines and Royal Cruise Lines.
With his wife, Anne Millman, Rokach co-authored eight books and numerous articles on photography, travel, nature and science.
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Rokach also provided the photographs for Gardens of the Heartland and A Three Year Garden Journal (Fulcrum Publishing).


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Allen Rokach Photography :: Testimonials

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"Allen is a master of flower and garden photography, an excellent photographer who's easy to work with, and delivers great images on deadline for a wide variety of assignment photography. And as a Workshops@Adorama instructor, he consistently receives glowing evaluations from the attendees. ... Over the past 25 years, I've hired Allen again and again; his beautiful images and the results of all his assignments and workshops are quite simply, the best."
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"I recommend Allen Rokach as an amazing garden photography teacher.
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But Mr. Rokach provides more than beautiful, often haunting pictures.
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"Allen Rokach is without a doubt the finest photographer I have ever worked with. If Allen can't take the picture, the picture can't be taken."
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Allen Rokach ... is probably the best photographer I have ever seen."
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"When I have a difficult assignment, the first person I call is Allen Rokach."
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"I've always just shot what I happened to see that attracted me but on Rokach's field trips I learned to apply myself.
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"I would like to thank Allen for taking a personal interest in each student for taking the time to answer all questions presented."
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"Allen worked diligently to give each individually as much attention as they required."
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"Allen was very helpful and very open with everyone with very constructive comments and assistance. Allen does a wonderful job of opening one's mind to the wide world of possibilities for photographing flowers and gardens and for making you think about what you do."
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"Allen was very knowledgeable.
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My photography had taken a quantum leap forward as a result of Al's photography program."
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"Allen would come over to you and offer help in the middle of a land tour and then follow-up that you were able to work out and follow the solution."
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Allen was very approachable."
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"Allen and Anne, you are wonderful people!
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"Allen made everyone every comfortable and struck a delicate balance being supportive and at the same time constructive and demanding."
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Allen finds beauty and strengths in everybody's pictures."
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"Allen used pictures taken by students in class as a way of illustrating his teaching points."
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"Allen Rokach is an excellent workshop instructor - all around I would attend any workshop led by him."
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"Mr. Rokach is wonderful."
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The patience shown by Mr. Rokach was great!


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Travel Photography Workshops with Allen Rokach

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Alan Rokach India is one of the world's most exotic, visually rich and culturally fascinating photo destinations -- a photographer's dream. You'll marvel at the fabulous Hindu temples, colorful markets, magical festivals and all kinds of amazing people. National Geographic Traveler called this part of India one of the "Ten Paradises of the World" and "Fifty Places of a Lifetime" to visit. You are invited to join master photographer Allen Rokach, who has explored India numerous times, on a unique 19-day travel photography workshop to South India next January, a temperate season that coincides with the Pongal harvest festival.
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Where We Go: Vacation and education converge over the course of nine day spent photographing the colorful tapestry and storybook landscape that defines Holland. A career photographer best know for his for his garden, flower and landscape work created all over the world, Allen Rokach is a wealth of knowledge and experience. Fluent in digital technology, Allen is an accomplished artist, photographer and instructor. Allen has prepared a wonderful itinerary to guide you from the colorful, tulip-blanketed acres of Kuekenhof Gardens to the town of Giethoorn, where you revel in the towns system of canals. You photograph tulip bulb fields in the countryside, iconic windmills in the town of Lekkerkirk and visits a private gardens for a wonderfully rare experience.
Allen Rokach What You Learn:
As former director of photography at the New York Botanical Garden, Allen knows a thing or two about photographing flowers and gardens. In a small group setting, you benefit from Allen's years behind the lens by receiving personal attention and one-on-one assistance at times throughout the workshop. During lectures he will discuss a variety of topics ranging from how to convey a sense of place in your travel photographs to choosing the right lens for creating exciting compositions with color, texture and lines. Allen will also illustrates ways to make your images "pop" using easy post-capture techniques and make the most of different kinds of light throughout the day and night, and in all kinds of weather. The price for this workshop is $4,000 per person double room occupancy; $4,800 per person single occupancy. A $1,000 deposit to hold a space is due by January 15; the deposit is refundable less a $100 administrative fee until February 15 and the balance due by March 15.
Allan Rokach has received many corporate commissions, including from PepsiCo, Massey-Ferguson, The Biltmore Estate, Chase Manhattan Bank, Bankers Trust, Becton Dickinson, Cunard, Air France, Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center, Netherlands Board of Tourism, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Royal Cruise Line, Travel Dynamics International, Beth Israel Medical Center and Edward Durrell Stone Jr. & Associates. In 1988 Rokach founded The Center for Nature Photography, which sponsors instructional nature and garden photography workshops to such prime locations as Acadia National Park, in Maine; Crested Butte & Steamboat Springs, in Colorado; Arches and Canyon Lands National Park, in Utah; Monument Valley, in Arizona; the hill country of Texas; and Bosque del Apache Bird Sanctuary and White Sands National Monument, in New Mexico. Rokach has been active as a photographic educator throughout his career. During his 12 years as the staff photographer and Director of Photography at The New York Botanical Garden, he initiated and coordinated the Certificate Program in Nature and Garden Photography. He also taught photography at numerous organizations including The New School for Social Research, The American Museum of Natural History, The International Center of Photography, The Biltmore Estate, The Chicago Botanic Garden, The Winterthur Museum & Gardens, Manhattan- ville Collge, The Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, The Clark Institute of Art, and the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Allen also teaches a Master Class "Color in the Digital Age" at the Vero Beach Museum of Art. Among his courses he leads groups on travel-oriented photo workshops to such varied locations as: West Africa, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Holland, India as well as diverse places throughout the United States.
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Allen has also has judged local, national and international photographic competitions.

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