Introduction to Bird Photography

Introduction to Bird Photography

Posted on behalf of School of Photography

Want to learn how to get more out of your camera and take some amazing images of Britains Birds at the same time? 

The aim of this course is to get members away from their automatic settings and to begin using their camera in manual modes, enabling creative photography to take place.

If you struggle with the manual modes don't worry, instructor John will be on hand to guide you!

Please note this course is off-site, you will need transport in order to reach the wood. If you have any queries please contact us directly and we'll be glad to help!

Bird Photography Workshop

Spread your wings!

In this 3 hour course, you can expect to see a variety of Britains native woodland birds. Making the most of purpose-built hides you will get right up close to the action. There's no guarantee on particular species but some of the varieties you may see are;

  • Blue Tit

  • Coal Tit

  • Great Tit

  • Great Spotted Woodpecker

  • Nuthatch

  • Robin

  • Siskin

Although we obviously can't promise particular birds, instructor John will ensure you leave with amazing images utilising his skills and many years experience.

Bird Photography Workshop

What should I bring?

You will need to bring along your camera, lenses a charged battery and sufficient memory for your pictures. You may also want to bring water and a snack although there are tea and coffee facilities on-site.

Please note- best results are achieved with lenses that are 200mm and above
If you are unsure whether your equipment is suitable please get in touch

Important information

-Although there is purpose-built bird watching hides, please dress for the weather conditions and bring lots of warm layers to make sure you are comfortable if it's cold on the day. 

-Some of the areas are not paved so the ground can be uneven underfoot. It isn't muddy but please bring suitable footwear like boots or shoes just in case.

-There is car parking directly next to the wood with a 60m walk to the furthest hide

-There is a composting toilet on-site

Finding the wood

The day before the course you will be emailed a guide on how to get to Millers Wood. Please read these instructions carefully as it is tucked away from the main road and easy to miss. You will also have the instructors mobile number on the day for emergencies.

For any other help before booking please contact

We look forward to seeing you!

21 Apr 2018 at 9:30am
until 21 Apr 2018 at 12:30pm
Millers Wood
Off High Beaches Lane
RH17 6HQ

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