Photography Workshop at Wildwood
Friday 10 May and Wednesday 7 August
This is a fantastic opportunity to improve your photography skills. Spend the day in the company of a professional wildlife photographer learning all the insider hints, tips and techniques to capture that perfect wildlife image. Your setting for this unique experience is Wildwood Discovery Park, which has an amazing collection of British mammals, including pine martens, beavers and wild boar. All the animals live in large, natural enclosures within ancient oak woodland, and you will even be able to spend time inside the enclosures of the wolves, foxes and wildcats, so there's no excuse for missing that perfect shot!
Our leader will be Terry Whittaker who is a widely respected freelance photographer and whose varied wildlife assignments take him all around the world.
Places: 10 per event
Meeting at 10.00am, you will spend the day practicing your photography skills on a variety of species under Terry's watchful eye and expert tuition. The workshop will continue until 3.00pm, with a break for lunch. You will need to bring your own camera, but extra equipment, such as tripods, can be provided on request. There is a cafe at Wildwood.
Wildlife Photography in the Inner Hebrides
Tuesday 4 - Monday 10 June 2002
Escape to the beautiful Hebridean Isle of Coll! This is a thrilling opportunity to learn first class wildlife photography skills under the expert guidance of a professional photographer. The Isle of Coll has an amazing variety of habitats that offer rich photographic opportunities. Rocky outcrops are feeding grounds for coastal otters, while hay meadows strewn with flowers hide the elusive corncrake. Nearby is the isle of Lunga, a 'mecca' for puffins and grey seals, where you may see whales and dolphins.
Our leader will be Chris Gommersall, an ex-photographer for the RSPB, who is internationally renowned for his wildlife images. As a zoologist and botanist, he is very keen to promote wildlife conservation.
of Coll, Inner Hebrides
Cost: £540 inc. all meals, accommodation, island transport and boat trip. Does not include transport to Coll, photographic materials, insurance and alcoholic drinks
Your practical photography week will include field trips, tutorial slide shows and talks about the island's wildlife. You will stay in a superior modern field centre overlooking a magnificent bay.