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Birds of Prey Photography Experience – Morning Session

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Birds of Prey Photography Experience - Morning Session

Imperial Birds of Prey Academy, Barleylands Road, Billericay, CM11 2UD

Start capturing incredible bird-of-prey images under the expert guidance of renowned wildlife photographer and film-maker Robin Lowry.

21
 Apr 2024
10:00 –
13:00
Places available
£60.00 per person
21
 Apr 2024
10:00 –
13:00
Places available
£60.00 per person

places available

About the workshop /

This small-group, half-day wildlife workshop will give you access to some of the UK’s most majestic birds of prey, allowing you to capture close-up images of these incredible animals, both perched and in-flight. The birds featured vary from session to session, but typically include owls, falcons and hawks, and they are handled by a professional handler from the Academy.

So if you want to learn some new shooting skills from a leading wildlife pro, road-test some of the best wildlife lenses on the market and breathe new life into your portfolio, book yourself a place on the SIGMA Masterclass workshop today.

About the workshop /

This small-group, half-day wildlife workshop will give you access to some of the UK’s most majestic birds of prey, allowing you to capture close-up images of these incredible animals, both perched and in-flight. The birds featured vary from session to session, but typically include owls, falcons and hawks, and they are handled by a professional handler from the Academy.

So if you want to learn some new shooting skills from a leading wildlife pro, road-test some of the best wildlife lenses on the market and breathe new life into your portfolio, book yourself a place on the SIGMA Masterclass workshop today.

Suggested equipment /

For images of birds in flight we recommend bringing a telephoto lens such as a 70-200mm, 100-400mm or 150-600mm. For perched birds a short telephoto prime such as an 85mm F1.4 is ideal for more intimate portraits. If you don’t own one or both of these types of lens, don’t worry! A member the SIGMA UK team will be there on the day with a range optics for you to use if you wish.

About Robin Lowry /

Robin Lowry is a professional wildlife photographer and film-maker. Robin has won a number of high-profile awards including winning the wildlife category of the Digital Photographer of the Year award. His work has also appeared in RSPB and Wildlife Trust calendars. Robin also runs guided wildlife tours to destinations around the world and works closely with the Imperial Bird of Prey Academy.

Important information /

  • Please DO NOT leave any valuables in the car or leave anything visible.
  • Please check the weather on the day and bring suitable clothing as the weather could be very hot. Remember to bring a bottle of water and sunscreen if necessary.  

Accessibility

This SIGMA masterclass can be easily accessed by the onsite car park and is suitable for wheelchair users.

Further information including health and safety

We assume no liability for any act, error, omission, injury, loss, delay, mishap, or damage to persons or property arising from any cause during the course of the workshop or in transit.

We can accept no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in the services to be provided.

We reserve the right to change our arrangements should conditions necessitate, or to cancel any aspect of the workshop due to exceptional circumstances. In the event that we deem it necessary to cancel the workshop we will provide a full refund which the participants acknowledge as full and final settlement.

There is always an element of risk in any outdoor activity including, but not limited to, bodily injury, death, illness, loss or damage to personal property. By joining the workshop participants acknowledge that they are aware of these risks and are physically capable of safely taking part in the workshop. Further, they release the photographer & SIGMA UK from any liability. We will assume no liability for injury, illness or loss of personal property or expenses associated with participation in a workshop.

FAQs

No. Please bring whatever camera and lens system you are using, there is no obligation to use our kit however a range of Sigma optics will be available for you try to out if you wish.

Some basic knowledge of photography will be useful, however photographers of all skill levels are welcome on the workshop.

The minimum age to attend this workshop is 16.

We would always try to accommodate cancellations and refunds where possible. Depending on the type of workshop offered, we may not be able to issue a refund if the number of participants is reduced so that the workshop can not proceed.

Workshop location

Imperial Birds of Prey Academy

Barleylands Road
Billericay
CM11 2UD

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