Screech Owl, C. Harrison2016 PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS

$85/person/day

Click the link to register online!

October 15, 2016-Tips on Shooting Birds of Prey

October 16, 2016-Building a Picture

Learn inside tips from professional photographer Steve Gettle on all aspects of the best ways to photograph birds of prey at the Howell Nature Center.  Photos of our birds have been published in field guides, books, calendars, and magazines.  Learn how to make compelling , memorable professional-quality photographs.

Here’s how Steve describes the experience:
“You won’t want to miss the amazing photographic opportunities that this incredible photo shoot at the Howell Nature Center has to offer. Imagine being so close to these magnificent birds of prey, that a long lens isn’t even needed to walk away with breathtaking photos of a wide variety of birds.”

October 15, 2016: Tips on Shooting Birds of PreyS.Gettle, Opossum

Learn inside tips from professional photographer Steve Gettle on all aspects of the best ways to photograph birds of prey at the Howell Nature Center. Learn how to make compelling and memorable photographs.

 

October 16, 2016: Building an ImageGettle, Steve, spring bird
Steve shares his entire process, from seeing and identifying the image, to choosing the message, and the step-by-step progression of building the final composition.

All proceeds benefit wildlife rehabilitation and education at the Howell Nature Center.

Agenda for each program:

10 a.m. Optional Tour of Wild Wonders Wildlife Park’s 70+ creatures, guided by a trained naturalist. $5 additional charge
11 a.m. Hour-long presentation & discussion session with Steve Gettle
12:15 p.m. Lunch (included in your registration fee)
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Photo Shoot

Wildlife that may be featured in photo shoots:

FALL
Eagle
Great Horned Owl
Barred Owl
Broad-Winged Hawk
Kestrel
Screech Owl
Woodchuck
Opossum
Turkey Vulture
WINTER
Snowy Owl
Eagle
Great Horned Owl
Barred Owl
Red-tailed hawk
Screech Owl
Porcupine
SPRING
Eagle
Great Horned Owl
Barred Owl
Broad-Winged Hawk
Kestrel
Screech Owl
Woodchuck
Opossum
Turkey Vulture
Red-tailed Hawk

Call 517-546-0249 for details and to register.

PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM: photography workshops, Fall 2016

Photographers of all skill levels are welcome,
but please have a working knowledge of your equipment.

About Steve Gettle: Steve is a widely published, professional nature photographer who generously donates his time and expertise to benefit workshop participants as well as the Howell Nature Center’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Program, which treats more than 2,300 injured and orphaned wild birds, mammals, and reptiles every year. Visit Steve’s website