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Wild Bird Photography

3-Part Workshop 

 

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Overview

 

This workshop will discuss the important information and techniques of birding photography. The highlight of the workshop will be the hands on session photographing Wood Ducks. The unique colors and patterns of this duck will leave you with great photos. In the critique and gallery you will have the opportunity to talk and show your work and also see the photos from other participants. The ability to receive feedback and also see the photos from others is a great learning experience.

 

Evening Lecture at Mike’s Camera in Park Meadows includes guidelines and tips for

 

Shooting Workshop led by Mike’s Camera’s Scott Dougherty. You will have the opportunity to photograph Wood Ducks. The Mike’s Camera staff will always be nearby to assist you with technical questions and provide hands-on instruction to ensure you execute best practices and capture the best shots possible. The location of the shoot will be communicated at the lecture.

 

Gallery and Critique at Mike’s Camera in Park Meadows wraps up the workshop with a fun and rewarding critique. We’ll review your best and not-so-great images from the shoot and share techniques that really worked, and those that were not as useful. You’ll be astonished by the immense variety of images that will have been captured and spend some time giving and receiving positive and informative feedback.

 

What You’ll Learn

 

  • Techniques to produce great bird photos
  • How to photograph birds inflight
  • The best places to photograph specific birds 
  • The direction of light to enhance your photographs
  • Discuss the timing of birds nesting patterns
  • Hands on workshop photographing the Wood Duck

 

Dates, Times, Locations

Seminar

Wednesday October 10th 6.30PM- 8:30PM

Mike’s Camera, Park Meadows

 

Hands-on Workshop

Saturday October 13th 8.00AM – 10.00AM

TBD

 

Critique and Gallery showing

Thursday October 18th 6.30PM – 8.30PM

Mike’s Camera, Park Meadows

 

Tuition $99, Plus Eventbrite processing fee

You are welcome to pay in store to avoid the Eventbrite fee.

 

Workshop Tuition includes

Evening lecture

Hands-on photo session

Follow-up critique

Matted 12 x 18 inch print that will be displayed in the store gallery for the critique and is yours to keep!

  

 

 

 

What to Bring

Camera(s) with an extra memory and extra battery

Variety of lenses– this will be discussed in the evening lecture

Tripod or monopod

 

About Your Instructor

Scott is the store manager of Mike’s Camera at Park Meadows. With over 25 years of experience in the photographic industry. He enjoys wildlife, macro and sports photography and especially likes photographing our home town Denver Broncos. He also has a key role in several of Mike’s Camera workshops. As a native Coloradoan, he lives in Littleton and loves to spend time outdoors Biking, Golfing or capturing the amazing Colorado Scenery.

 

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