October 15, 2017 “Through the Seasons”
with an open discussion following
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.”
May 7, 2017: Images that Communicate
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.
Bald Eagle, Great Horned Owl, Barred Owl, Broad-Winged Hawk, American Kestrel, Eastern Screech Owl, Woodchuck, Virginia Opossum, Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle, Great Horned Owl, Barred Owl, Red-tailed hawk, Eastern Screech Owl, North American Porcupine
Bald Eagle, Great Horned Owl, Barred Owl, Broad-Winged Hawk, American Kestrel, Eastern Screech Owl, Woodchuck, Virginia Opossum, Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk
Call 517-546-0249 for details and to register.
PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM: photography workshops, 2017
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