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Last update:

 01/26/2017 07:38 PM -0500

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Upcoming Events - 4 (Back)


The Crealdé School of Art Presents:

Bird Photography (PH277) - Winter

at Heritage Center, Winter Park

9 sessions, 5 classroom sessions
Monday, 7:00–9:00 p.m. Heritage Center, and 4 field trips (listed below)
 
Learn to photograph birds from a life-long birder and bird photography instructor. Learn how to get close without disturbing the bird’s lifestyle—within the social distance of each species, and how to get winning photos of flying birds. You will need a lens of at least 300mm; 400mm or 500mm would be better. If you are planning to buy a long lens, wait until after the first class.

Classroom sessions will begin with a critique of the work done on the previous field trip. The later part of the class session will be a discussion of topics listed on the syllabus. Practice these skills during four instructor-led field trips.

Prerequisites: Photo II or similar experience.

Tuition: Members: $225 • Non Members: $245

   At:    The Crealdé School of Art

Hannibal Square Heritage Center

642 New England Ave

Winter Park, FL 32789       

Register at www.crealde.org or call 407/671-1886

 

 Instructor:

        Milton Heiberg

        407/658-4869 (evenings 7:00-9:00 PM)

        photonat@cfl.rr.com

 

 Syllabus:

 

1/30 (Monday): Introduction, nature with a normal lens

    a. Bring 3 of your best slides (any subject matter)

    b. Introduction to bird photography (Slide Show)

    c. Equipment for bird photography

 

Each session hereafter (unless noted) will begin with a critique of student’s

current work; maximum of 3 images per student (on CD or Jump-drive) for each session.

 

2/4 (Saturday): FIELD TRIP – Merritt Island NWR, 6:00 AM - SEE MAP (sunrise 6:59AM)

 

 2/6 (Monday): Telephoto photography I

   a. Long lens technique with birds

   b. Walk & Stalk method--how to approach birds

   c. Flash with log lenses

 

2/12 (Saturday): FIELD TRIP – Vieira Wetlands, 9:00 AM SEE MAP

 

2/13 (Monday): Telephoto photography II

   d. Observing the bird's social behavior. skittish vs friendly

   e. Migration calendar

  

2/19 (Sunday): FIELD TRIP – Orlando Wetlands Park 6:00 AM - SEE MAP (sunrise 7:10 AM)

 

2/20 (Monday): Getting Involved

   a. The importance of birds in our environment–Canary in the coal mine example

   b. Bird Banding

   c. Places to photograph birds (exchange discussion)

 

Note: No class on Monday 2/27

 

3/4 (Saturday): FIELD TRIP – Oakland Preserve, 9:00 AM - SEE MAP

   

 3/6 (Monday): Summary

   a. Review an exchange discussion

   b. Special slide show--personal

 


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Milton Heiberg Studios - Orlando, FL 32825 - Phone: (407) 658-4869 - photonat@cfl.rr.com