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Photography Classes

Birmingham Zoo presents Amazing Zoo Animal Photography Classes

Amazing Zoo Animal Photography Class

Led by professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald

Saturday, March 17: 8am—3pm

$60 members / $75 non-members

Photography enthusiasts from beginners to experts are invited to join professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald for a special photography workshop focusing on a variety of zoo animals.   Learn special tricks of the trade to capture striking images of animals at the Birmingham Zoo as well as native animals in your own backyard.

To register call:  (205) 397-3877 or register online here.

Maximum 18 participants

Required equipment:  Camera and flash, memory cards, lens and extra batteries

Learn more about instructor Lindsay Donald’s work here.

 

Animal Photography Seminar (2 days)

Led by professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald

Saturday, May 12 and May 19: 8am—1pm

$90 members / $120 non-members

Join professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald for a special 2 day photography seminar.  Learn tips and tricks to capture stunning images of Zoo animals.  After the first day, participants will submit a photo for critique and suggestions before returning to the Zoo to use their new knowledge for even better photos.

To register call:  (205) 397-3877 or register online here.

Maximum 18 participants

Required equipment:  Camera and flash, memory cards, lens and extra batteries

Learn more about instructor Lindsay Donald’s work here.

 

Overnight Animal Photography Experience 

Led by professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald

Saturday, August 4: 7pm—9am

$120 members / $150 non-members

Join us for a special Overnight Photography Experience.  Take photos at dusk, during a night tour of the Zoo and at a visit to the Reptile building for opportunities to get some one-of-a-kind photos.  After spending the night in the Zoo, we will wake up early to capture the good early morning light for more photos of some of your favorite animals.

To register call:  (205) 397-3877 or register online here.

Maximum 18 participants

Required equipment:  Camera and flash, memory cards, lens and extra batteries

Learn more about instructor Lindsay Donald’s work here.

 

Beginner Animal Photography Class

Led by professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald

Saturday, September 15: 8am—3pm

$60 members / $75 non-members

Beginner photography enthusiasts or those looking for a little extra instruction are invited to join professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald for a special photography class focusing on a variety of Zoo animals.  Learn special tips and tricks to capture striking images of animals, both at the Zoo and beyond.

To register call:  (205) 397-3877 or register online here.

Maximum 15 participants

Required equipment:  Camera and flash, memory cards, lens and extra batteries

Learn more about instructor Lindsay Donald’s work here.