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 01/21/2018 02:16 PM -0500

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The Crealdé School of Art Presents:

Bird Photography (PH277) - Winter

9 sessions, (5 classrooms & 4 field trips)
Tuesday, 7:00–9:00 p.m. Main Campus, Winter Park
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: Digital Photography II or similar experience.

Tuition: $255

   At:    The Crealdé School of Art

Main Campus, Room 5

600 St. Andrews Blvd.
            Winter Park, FL 32792

    

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

 

1/23 (Tuesday): 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.

 

1/27 (Saturday): FIELD TRIP – Merritt Island NWR, 6:15 AM - SEE MAP (for sunrise 7:12 A.M.)

     

1/30 (Tuesday): Telephoto photography I

   a. Long lens technique with birds

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

   c. Flash with log lenses

 

2/3 (Saturday): FIELD TRIP – Vieira Wetlands, 9:00 AM - SEE MAP

2/6 (Tuesday): Telephoto photography II

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

   e. Migration calendar

  

2/10 (Saturday): FIELD TRIP – Orlando Wetlands Park 6:15 AM - SEE MAP (for sunrise 7:05 A.M.)

 

2/13 (Tuesday): Getting Involved

   a. The importance of birds in our environmentCanary in the coal mine example

   b. Bird banding

   c. Places to photograph birds (exchange discussion)

 

2/17 (Saturday): FIELD TRIP – Oakland Preserve, 9:00 AM - SEE MAP

   

2/20 (Tuesday): Summary

   a. Review an exchange discussion

   b. Special slide showpersonal

 


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