Wildlife Photography Weekend
Course Number: K0502
Date: 10 May to 12 May 2019
Course Leader/s: Laurence J Clark
Laurence J Clark
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.
16:30 Arrive and collect room key
19:30 Welcome & Evening Lecture: ‘A History of Art and Photography’
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.
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.
19:30 Review / Round Up / Questions / Software Discussion
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