Plas Tan y Bwlch

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Plas Tan y Bwlch

Wildlife Photography Weekend

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Course Number: K0502

Date: 10 May to 12 May 2019

Price: £229.00-£249.00

Course Leader/s:

Laurence J Clark

Description:

Immerse yourself in a weekend of nature and wildlife photography with local professional photographer Laurence J. Clark.  You will learn how to get the best out of your camera, tips and tricks for nature photography and hear from wildlife experts too.  Expert tuition including practical work both in the classroom and in the beautiful local surroundings.  A good quality hybrid style camera is recommended as a minimum to get the best from the course.  Further details available.

Programme

Friday
16:30   Arrive and collect room key
18:30   Dinner
19:30    Welcome & Evening Lecture:  ‘A History of Art and Photography’

Saturday
08:15   Breakfast
09:30 Course Overview and Group Introductions. Technical Section (Classroom) - Key Parts of a Digital Camera and how they interact. Types of Camera e.g. compact vs DSLR vs Bridge - Lens types, sizes and accessories - Exposure Settings - what you need to know. - ** Practical - ‘Find Those Settings’** - Camera Traps - Types, Setup and Ethics.
12:30    LUNCH
13:30   ‘The Wildlife of North Wales’ - Amy Green NWWT (TBC)
14:30   Wildlife Images, Tips & Techniques. - Principles & Elements of Art & Design. - Story Telling & Impact - Emotions & Mood. - Field Craft Tips, Wildlife Ethics, General Knowledge - **Practical Outdoor Exercise** - Photography Walk to Llyn Mair.
18:30   Dinner
19:30   Review / Round Up / Questions / Software Discussion

Sunday
08:15   Breakfast
09:30  Review of selected photos from day 1 with positive feedback and suggestions.
10:00   Photography Trip to Coed Felinrhyd / Ceunant Llenyrch Nature Reserve.  An ancient Celtic Woodland dating back to the last ice age.
12:30    Lunch then depart

As some of the course will be spent outside with a certain amount of walking, please bring with you a flask, waterproof warm clothing, walking boots and a rucksack.

Adequate supplies of batteries and media for your camera. Camera Manual.

Course taught through the medium of English