Chances are, if you’re an amateur photographer, then you’re nighttime work is lacking some serious flash. But the good news is, you’re not alone. In fact, the folks at Desert Botanical Garden are so set on getting you of out the dark and into the nighttime photography know-how, they’re offering a special moonscape photography class. In this intimate class led by Jeff Lowman, students can receive one-on-one instruction for taking their evening photography to the next level.

The moonscape photography class will be offered Thursday, June 12, and again Sunday, August 10, at 1201 North Galvin Parkway. The class runs from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is limited to 12 people. Students must have a digital or film SLR camera and a tripod. Tickets are $56 for the general public or $45 for garden members. For more information, visit or call 480-941-1225.

Thu., June 12, 7-10 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 10, 7-10 p.m., 2014