Date: 8/7/17 1:23 pm
From: David Larson <dlarson...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Bird Photography Workshop at Joppa Flats in Newburyport
We will be again be offering Eduardo del Solar's great 2.5 hour program on Bird Photography at Joppa Flats Education Center. The program is on August 13, 2017, from 2 pm to 4:30 pm.

This workshop aims to develop skills and strategies to improve your bird photographs. Technical, artistic, and practical topics covered in this workshop include equipment and accessories needed for static photography and shooting birds in flight; light, exposure, and composition techniques; the digital darkroom; where to go and how to approach birds; and ethical issues associated with nature photography.

Types of bird photography covered include bird on a branch; bird only; environmental photography; behavioral topics such as breeding, feeding, migration, and displaying; birds in flight; outdoor studio photography versus nature or "natural" photography; realism or documentary versus expressionistic/artistic photography; and captives.

Strategies for improving your skills will be covered in some detail. A minimum of seven participants is required for this program.

Eduardo del Solar is a master nature photographer and retired schoolteacher who has exhibited widely. He designed this workshop to be accessible to all levels of bird photographers. A graduate of the Birder's Certificate Program, Eduardo is now in the eighth year of his ongoing project to photograph the birds of the Americas.

You can register online ( ) or by calling Joppa at 978-462-9998 and start enhancing your photography of birds almost immediately!

David M. Larson, Ph.D., Science and Education Coordinator    
Joppa Flats Education Center, Mass Audubon, 1 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, MA 01950
Telephone:  (978) 462-9998      E-mail:  <dlarson...>

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