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Birmingham Zoo presents Amazing Zoo Animal Photography Classes

 

 

 


Zoo Photography for Adults

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
Sunday, May 17

TIME
8:00am—2:00pm

COST
Members  $60
Non-Members  $75

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

*Maximum 12 participants

To register call (205) 397-3877 or register online using link button.

REGISTER

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.


Zoo Photography with Photo Editing

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
Saturday, September 19

TIME
8:00am—2:00pm

COST
Members  $60
Non-Members  $75

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

*Maximum 12 participants

To register call (205) 397-3877 or register online using link button.

REGISTER

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.


Advanced Young Photographers Part 2

Led by professional wildlife photographer George Ritchey

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

DATE
Sunday, September 27

TIME 
1:00pm—3:00pm

COST
Members  $25
Non-Members  $40

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

*Maximum 12 participants

To register call (205) 397-3877 or register online using link button.

REGISTER

Learn more about instructor George Ritchey’s work here.


Zoo Photography for Teens

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 4

TIME
8:00am—12:00pm

COST
Members  $45
Non-Members  $60

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

*Maximum 12 participants

To register call (205) 397-3877 or register online using link button.

REGISTER

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.


Zoo Photography for Adults

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 21

TIME
8:00am—2:00pm

COST
Members  $60
Non-Members  $75

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

*Maximum 12 participants

To register call (205) 397-3877 or register online using link button.

REGISTER

Learn more about instructor George Ritchey’s work here.