Date: 10/5/17 9:28 am From: Bob Schamerhorn via va-bird <va-bird...> Subject: [Va-bird] Margaret H. Watson Bird Club TONIGHT
TONIGHT October 5 • Thursday at 7:00 PM • Margaret H. Watson Bird Club at the Farmville-Prince Edward County Library (1303 W. 3rd St, Farmville, VA 23901) Professional Nature Photographer Bob Schamerhorn will be presenting the program: "Birds in Flight"
This multimedia program contains the many different elements of bird flight including take-off, travel, and landing. Plus discussion about the reasons birds fly, the motivations, and characteristics of flight including: migration, food gathering, plus avoidance of danger and weather. Includes both basic and more technical photography skills needed to capture sharp images of birds in flight. Moving objects are an especially difficult subject to capture photographically. Learn how to improve your flight photography abilities both technically and physically. Also covers: optimizing your location, good motor-skill practices, camera focus mode, recommended shutter speeds, weather conditions, and more.