Wildlife Photography

Wildlife Photography

£189.00

Photographing animals and birds in the wild is one of the most exciting but challenging genres of photography! The workshop will cover the key skills required to produce high quality images which are well composed, make the best use of light and capture character. The workshop will also provide an overview of editing to make the absolute best of your images.

Check out our upcoming dates and locations:

Bristol Zoo Project –  12 July 2024, 22 September 2024, 18 October 2024

Slimbridge –   19 May 2024, 20 October 2024

Number of people

About the Course

Lacock Photography are delighted to have the opportunity to run this workshop with the permission of WWT Slimbridge and the Bristol Zoo Project and to support the fantastic work they do.

WWT Slimbridge has 325 hectares of world-class wetlands set against the spectacular Severn Estuary, home to a wealth of wildlife. There’s wildlife to see all year round with each season bringing a different mix of species including Canada Geese, Lapwings, Shovelers, Shelducks, Buzzard, Swans, Dunlins, Flamingos, Swans etc.

Bristol Zoo Project is a wildlife conservation park in South Gloucestershire. It is run by the Bristol Zoological Society. The species list currently includes okapi, red river hog, cheetah, zebra, common eland, gelada baboon, Kirk’s dik-dik, giraffe, wolverine, Eurasian lynx, grey wolf and brown bear. The park provides a natural, photogenic backdrop to a diverse selection of wild animals and birds.

Course Content

About the Day

The day starts on location at 10.00am and finishes at 4:00pm. After a briefing on technique and composition, the day is spent on photoshoots around either WWT Slimbridge or Bristol Zoo Project.  Technical and compositional support will be provided throughout the day to help improve your wildlife photography skills. 

The course is limited to 3 students. The aim of the course is to improve both technical and composition skills in the context of wildlife photography. The tutor, Fiona Turnbull is an experienced wildlife photographer, specialising in British animals and birds. Fiona has recently achieved an ARPS in Natural History from the Royal Photographic Society.

This course is suitable for students with a DSLR/mirrorless camera or a Bridge camera. For DSLRs, we recommend to bring a telephoto lens, 300mm or longer is ideal, a spare battery and memory card, warm clothes and waterproofs. Entry fees are included in the workshop price. Please bring your own packed lunch and refreshments or lunch is available at the location cafes..

Wildlife Photography

£159.00

Photographing animals and birds in the wild is one of the most exciting but challenging genres of photography! The workshop will cover the key skills required to produce high quality images which are well composed, make the best use of light and capture character. The workshop will also provide an overview of editing to make the absolute best of your images.

Check out our upcoming 2022 dates and locations:

The Wild Place – 2023 dates coming soon

Slimbridge – 7th October, 28th October, 25 November

Number of people

About the Course

Lacock Photography are delighted to have the opportunity to run this workshop with the permission of WWT Slimbridge and Wild Place Project and to support the fantastic work they do.

The workshop is a mix of a practical outdoor photoshoot (at either WWT Slimbridge or Wild Place Project) and workshop activities in our training school in Lacock. The day begins and ends in Lacock.

The WWT Slimbridge has 325 hectares of world-class wetlands set against the spectacular Severn Estuary, home to a wealth of wildlife. There’s wildlife to see all year round with each season bringing a different mix of species including Canada Geese, Lapwings, Shovelers, Shelducks, Buzzard, Swans, Dunlins, Flamingos, Swans etc.

Wild Place Project is a wildlife conservation park in South Gloucestershire. It is run by the Bristol Zoological Society and is the sister site of Bristol Zoo. The species list currently includes okapi, red river hog, cheetah, zebra, common eland, gelada baboon, Kirk’s dik-dik, giraffe, wolverine, Eurasian lynx, grey wolf and brown bear. The park provides a natural, photogenic backdrop to a diverse selection of wild animals and birds.

About the Day

The day starts at 8.00am at Lacock Photography Studio. After a briefing on technique and composition, the bulk of the day is spent on photoshoots around either WWT Slimbridge or Wild Place Project.  Following approximately 4 hours of photography (including a stop for lunch) we make our way to Lacock Photography’s studio, to end the day with a review and image processing session.

This course is suitable for students with a DSLR camera or a Bridge camera. For DSLRs, please bring a telephoto lens (around 300mm/400mm or bigger will be ideal), a spare battery and memory card, warm clothes and waterproofs. You will need to make your own way to & from Slimbridge or Wild Place, the entry is included in the workshop price. Please bring your own packed lunch and refreshments.

Wildlife Photography

£189.00

Photographing animals and birds in the wild is one of the most exciting but challenging genres of photography! The workshop will cover the key skills required to produce high quality images which are well composed, make the best use of light and capture character. The workshop will also provide an overview of editing to make the absolute best of your images.

Check out our upcoming 2022 dates and locations:

The Wild Place – 2023 dates coming soon

Slimbridge – 7th October, 28th October, 25 November

Number of people

About the Course

Lacock Photography are delighted to have the opportunity to run this workshop with the permission of WWT Slimbridge and Wild Place Project and to support the fantastic work they do.

The workshop is a mix of a practical outdoor photoshoot (at either WWT Slimbridge or Wild Place Project) and workshop activities in our training school in Lacock. The day begins and ends in Lacock.

The WWT Slimbridge has 325 hectares of world-class wetlands set against the spectacular Severn Estuary, home to a wealth of wildlife. There’s wildlife to see all year round with each season bringing a different mix of species including Canada Geese, Lapwings, Shovelers, Shelducks, Buzzard, Swans, Dunlins, Flamingos, Swans etc.

Wild Place Project is a wildlife conservation park in South Gloucestershire. It is run by the Bristol Zoological Society and is the sister site of Bristol Zoo. The species list currently includes okapi, red river hog, cheetah, zebra, common eland, gelada baboon, Kirk’s dik-dik, giraffe, wolverine, Eurasian lynx, grey wolf and brown bear. The park provides a natural, photogenic backdrop to a diverse selection of wild animals and birds.

About the Day

The day starts at 8.00am at Lacock Photography Studio. After a briefing on technique and composition, the bulk of the day is spent on photoshoots around either WWT Slimbridge or Wild Place Project.  Following approximately 4 hours of photography (including a stop for lunch) we make our way to Lacock Photography’s studio, to end the day with a review and image processing session.

This course is suitable for students with a DSLR camera or a Bridge camera. For DSLRs, please bring a telephoto lens (around 300mm/400mm or bigger will be ideal), a spare battery and memory card, warm clothes and waterproofs. You will need to make your own way to & from Slimbridge or Wild Place, the entry is included in the workshop price. Please bring your own packed lunch and refreshments.