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Birmingham Zoo presents Amazing Zoo Animal Photography Classes

 

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Amazing Zoo Animal Photography Class – Half Day

Led by professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald

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.

DATE
Saturday, May 18

TIME
Half Day
8:00am—12:00pm

COST
$45 members / $60 non-members

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT 
Camera and flash, memory cards, lens and extra batteries

REGISTER
Call  (205) 397-3877

*Maximum 15 participants

Learn more about instructor Lindsay Donald’s work here.  Lindsay has recently been awarded the National Parks Wildlife Photo of 2018 and his work has been exhibited in the Predator Building at the Birmingham Zoo.

 


Young Photographers Class

Led by professional wildlife photographer George Ritchey

Young photography enthusiasts are invited to join professional wildlife photographer George Ritchey for a new photography workshop for 9-12 year olds.  Learn basic skills as well as special tricks to capture amazing shots of animals at the Birmingham Zoo and beyond.

DATE
Sunday, September 22

TIME
1:00pm—3:00pm

COST
$25 members / $40 non-members

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT 
Camera and flash (DSLR or point and shoot), memory cards and extra batteries

REGISTER
Call  (205) 397-3877

*Maximum 12 participants

Learn more about instructor George Ritchey’s work here.


 

Animal Photography Workshop – Full Day

Led by professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald

Join professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald for a special photography workshop.  Learn tips and tricks to capture stunning images of Zoo animals.  After a morning of photography learn photo editing techniques using Adobe Lightroom.  This is an excellent opportunity to perfect your animal photography from taking the shot to processing.

DATE
Sunday, September 29

TIME
Full Day
8:00am—2:00pm

COST
$60 members / $75 non-members

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT 
Camera and flash, memory cards, lens and extra batteries

REGISTER
Call  (205) 397-3877

*Maximum 15 participants

Learn more about instructor Lindsay Donald’s work here.  Lindsay has recently been awarded the National Parks Wildlife Photo of 2018 and his work has been exhibited in the Predator Building at the Birmingham Zoo.


Amazing Zoo Animal Photography Class for Teens – Half Day

Led by professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald

Teen photography enthusiasts are invited to join professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald for a special photography workshop focusing on a variety of zoo animals.   Build photography skills and learn special tricks of the trade to capture spectacular images of animals at the Birmingham Zoo.

DATE
Sunday, October 27

TIME
Half Day
8:00am—2:00pm

COST
$45 members / $60 non-members

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT 
Camera and flash, memory cards, lens and extra batteries

REGISTER
Call  (205) 397-3877

*Maximum 15 participants

Learn more about instructor Lindsay Donald’s work here.  Lindsay has recently been awarded the National Parks Wildlife Photo of 2018 and his work has been exhibited in the Predator Building at the Birmingham Zoo.


 

Amazing Zoo Animal Photography Class – Full Day – Fall

Led by professional wildlife photographer George Ritchey

Join professional wildlife photographer George Ritchey for a special photography class 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.  Practice your photography skills with shots from close-ups to animals in motion.

DATE
Saturday, November 16

TIME
Full Day
8:00am—2:00pm

COST
$60 members / $75 non-members

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT 
Camera and flash, memory cards, lens and extra batteries

REGISTER
Call  (205) 397-3877

*Maximum 15 participants

Learn more about instructor George Ritchey’s work here.