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Wildlife Photography at the Denver Zoo

 

Presented By Mike's Camera

 

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Join us for this exciting three-part workshop!

 

Starts with an informative & inspiring lecture about making great wildlife photos, held at our Denver store on South Colorado Blvd.

 

Then enjoy a private early morning up-close animal experience and guided walking tour long before the doors open to the public at the Denver Zoo, complete with hands-on photography instruction.

 

Meet up again with the group to share your images at the follow up critique.

 

 

Your Thursday evening pre-safari class will provide tips and tricks for improving your compositions in a zoo environment, instruction on exposure, exposure value, and learn how to control depth of field for achieving stunning wildlife images.

 

Then on Sunday, we’ll meet for our private walking tour at the Denver Zoo with an assigned professional docent. Enjoy two custom tailored special animal experiences where you’ll experience exclusive private photo sessions with various animals from the zoo’s wildlife show. Tour Tropical Discovery, and photograph a variety of fresh-water and marine fish, and exotic turtles that can be seen swimming in the 2,250-gallon cerulean blue pool, followed by another up-close animal feeding.

 

In addition to our private guided tour of the zoo, your instructors from Mike’s Camera will be on hand to answer any technical questions and provide you hands-on assistance and instruction to ensure you capture sensational images.

 

You’ll have the chance to capture the beautiful morning light illuminating a variety of animals including Asian elephants, giraffes, polar bears, bighorn sheep, arctic wolves, eagles and many others! (Animal showings vary by season.)

 

2016 Workshop Dates

Register early as these workshops are limited to only 25 people!

 

Thursday July 21, Sunday July 24 & Tuesday July 26

Register Now for July!

 

Thursday September 22, Sunday September 25 & Tuesday September 27

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Tuition

$99, plus Eventbrite online processing fee

 

 

Save 10% if you register more than 2 weeks in advance!

Tuition includes evening lecture, hands-on shooting workshop, private viewing and access to

restricted animals, a great variety of photographic opportunities for the entire day, a 16x20-inch

Print of a favorite image from your day's shoot, plus a $10 coupon you can use towards anything

in-store at any Mike's Camera location!

 

Photo Safari workshops are limited to 25 photographers. Participation is for those 12 years and older. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult 21 years or older.

 

Thursday Evening Class

Mike’s Camera, Colorado Blvd Denver

6:30PM-8:30PM

 

Sunday Morning Shoot

Morning on-site Photo Safari and Workshop at Denver Zoo

 

 

7:00 AM

Check in at Main Entrance

- Walking tour begins: opportunity to photograph Lions, Hyena, Buffalo, Cheetah, Big-horn sheep, and various birds as the rising sun begins to shine.

- Gather at the Wildlife Theater to photograph up-close animal encounters

- Out in the Zoo photographing a variety of animals from Predator Ridge to Tropical Discovery

- Special Presentation at Tropical Discovery

 

10:00 AM

End our Safari at Tropical Discovery

- You can stay and photograph and on your own at the zoo and explore at your leisure.

 

Please note: The above schedule is for general planning purposes of the morning at the zoo. Actual attractions may vary with each Photo Safari date to ensure photo opportunities based on activity of various animals and feeding times.

 

Tuesday Evening Follow-up Critique

Mike’s Camera, Colorado Blvd Denver

6:30PM-8:30PM

 

 

Mike’s Camera is proud to donate 50% of proceeds from this workshop to the Denver Zoological Foundation

 

What to Bring

Camera(s) with extra memory cards

Variety of lenses from wide angle to zoom (macro lens is good for Tropical Discovery)

Flash and/or flash extender

Tripod/monopod (not necessary)

Water

Snacks and/or sack lunch (or buy your lunch at Samburu Grille)

Sunscreen

Light raincoat

Insect repellent

Please wear comfortable shoes and a watch

Hat to protect from the sun

 

Animal areas available for early photography

Note: Outdoor exhibits only; and not all animals may be on exhibit.

Predator Ridge

African wild dogs, lions, spotted hyenas

Felines

Amur leopards, servals, striped hyenas, tigers

Northern Shores

Arctic foxes, polar bears, sea lions, seals, wolves

Hoofed Animals

Bactrian & dromedary camels, cheetahs, bongo, African buffalo, eland, Przewalski’s wild horses, musk ox, zebras

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Condors & Eagles

Primate Panorama

Colobus Monkeys, Hornbills

Bear & SheepMountains

Asiatic black bear, grizzly bear, coati, bighorn sheep, Dall’s sheep

Pachyderms

Elephants

 

 

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