Why Choose us?

Small Group Size

Small friendly group’s to ensure everyone has the time and attention they need to get the very best from the session.

Knowledgable Tutors

With many years experience and passion for there subject. No question to difficult, if we don’t know the answer we’ll find it out for you.

Rewards loyalty

Great value membership schemes that reward our customers loyalty with not only discounts but a community!

Quality

We’re not the cheapest provider, but we concentrate on quality events with good instructors, proper procedures and insurance, because we’ve been doing this for 14 years!

Family Run Business

We are a small friendly, family run business who have been working in the photographic industry for over 30 years.

Trustworthy

We are trusted photographic and wildlife community partners working alongside many companies. We take our animal welfare as seriously as our customer service.
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Norway, Autumn Musk Ox and Sea Eagles

Duration 8 days (7 nights) Departure/Return Location Trondheim, Norway Arrival Time  To be advised dependant on flights Departure Time To be advised dependant on flights Group Size 5 Highlights  Outstanding

Safari One to One

Our Base at Park Farm, in the Heart of the 450-acre Knowsley Safari Park provides a perfect location for taking a ‘1-to-1 Safari photography session’. With the help of a

Macro One to One

The beauty of our one to one macro events is you can structure your session to your personal preference. We have a number of options including all the usual species,
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Macro Masterclass

Our ‘Macro Master Class’ sessions are held at our head office and studio training center at Park Farm, Knowsley Safari Park. This great location has a fully equipped training room
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Macro Workshop

Our introductory ‘Macro Workshops’ are held at our head office and studio training center at Park Farm, Knowsley Safari Park. This great location has a fully equipped training room and

Macro Exotic Mini Beast Session

  LOCATION Bournemouth, Salisbury, Alton, London, Birmingham and Bristol TIME 09:00 to 12:00 or 13:00 to 16:00 Group Size   6 Highlights  A fun and informative introduction to macro photography

Big Cat Photography Workshop

There can be few subjects in animal photography as popular as Big Cats and Carnivores. These iconic predators are not only wonderful subjects for pictures but also are the source

Safari Photography Workshop

Wild Arena has long had ties with a number of the best British Safari Parks. We now offer photography sessions both at Knowsley Safari Park, near Liverpool and Woburn Safari
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Summer Evening Safari Photography Workshop

Summer evenings are often described as offering the very best light for photography, so what better time could there be to enjoy the exciting and varied subjects at Knowsley Safari

Bird Photography Masterclass

Birds have always been, a favourite subject for wildlife photographers and falconry birds offer a fantastic chance to capture beautiful images of these iconic subjects. Wild Arena’s ‘Bird Photography Master

Summer Evening Owl Photoghraphy Workshop

Owls always make great subject for pictures, and many photographers want to have Owl images included in their portfolios. Whilst there are numerous opportunities for seeing these birds in captivity,

Wild Red Kite Photography Workshop

Red Kites are a target species for many wildlife photographers and there can be no better location to view and photograph them than Gigrin Farm in mid-wales. Our ‘Wild Red

Butterfly Studio Masterclass

Butterflies can be the most enchanting, beautiful subjects and are fixed favourites for many nature photographers. However with the humidity of their environment and the speed of their movement they

Butterfly Photography Workshop

Butterflies are one of the most popular subjects for nature photography, and understandably so when you see their beautiful, bright colours and the detailed intricacy of their markings. At the

Woodland Wonders Landscape Photography Workshop

The New Forest National Park is one of the South of England’s most famous areas of natural beauty. The 150 square miles of country not only encompasses the largest area
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Waterfall Landscape Photography Workshop

Landscapes containing waterfalls are a huge favourite for many aspiring landscape photographers. However there are challenges in creatively capturing movement in the water and finding ideal spots for arresting images.

Architecture in the Landscape Photography Workshop

If you wish to capture natural scenery combined with grand architecture then look no further than the beautiful Elan Valley in central Wales. The Elan valley area boasts an extensive

Moorland Mines Photography Masterclass

Mines are fascinating places to visit but sadly are normally either compromised by restricted access or busy with other visitors. Our  ‘Moorland Mine photography master class’ will take place out of

Majestic Moorland Photography Workshop

Dartmoor National Park is one of the most visited and iconic landscape locations in the UK and our Majestic Moorland workshop aims to take in a range of mixed locations

Portfolio Review

It can sometimes be difficult to get a truly objective opinion on a photographic project or recent work, without the other persons personal views or preferences over shadowing good advice.

Mastering Your Photography

At Wild Arena we completely understand that productive learning can be a highly individual thing. Our ‘Mastering your Photography, 1-to-1’ Sessions are a perfect opportunity to give yourself time to

Getting Started with Digital SLR Cameras

Our ‘Getting Started with Digital SLR cameras’ sessions are simple, 3 hour events designed to cover a basic overview of key D-SLR operation. Using simple language and practical examples we
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Mountain Vultures and Lakeside Pelicans

Bulgaria, in the South Eastern corner of Europe, is a superb location for photographing wildlife. Our Mountain Vulture and Lakeside Pelican tour will take a small group to two distinct
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Brown Bears Spring Awakening

The Eastern border of Finland with Russia is home to the magnificent European Brown Bear. This normally shy and reclusive mammal, comparable in size to the Grizzly, roams through these
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Brown Bears Summer Light & Cubs

Our ‘Brown Bear Summer light and cubs’ trip is special not only because we are exclusively using the smaller professional grade hides but also because we are visiting at the

Brown Bears Summer Light & Cubs Boreal Extension

For 2018 we are adding this new 3-day extension to include not only an entirely new site but also the exciting possibility of different species! The main targets for photography
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Scottish Winter Wildlife With Neil McIntyre

The Cairngorm Mountain region of the Scottish highlands is one of the most beautiful areas in the UK to see and photograph wildlife. Our ‘Scottish Winter Wildlife’ tour aims to
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Macro Masterclass

Our ‘Macro Master Class’ sessions are held at our head office and studio training center at Park Farm, Knowsley Safari Park. This great location has a fully equipped training room
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Macro Workshop

Our introductory ‘Macro Workshops’ are held at our head office and studio training center at Park Farm, Knowsley Safari Park. This great location has a fully equipped training room and

Bird Photography Masterclass

Birds have always been, a favourite subject for wildlife photographers and falconry birds offer a fantastic chance to capture beautiful images of these iconic subjects. Wild Arena’s ‘Bird Photography Master
Last minute!

Mountain Vultures and Lakeside Pelicans

Bulgaria, in the South Eastern corner of Europe, is a superb location for photographing wildlife. Our Mountain Vulture and Lakeside Pelican tour will take a small group to two distinct

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Welcome to our new website, we have been working hard over the last few months to bring you an updated and hopefully more user friendly
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Event Reviews

Simon

Big Cat Photography Workshop

Good Afternoon, I thought I would email to say what a great day I had yesterday. The morning Safari was amazing. Thank you so much for enabling me to be able to get so close to all of the animals to take photos of them. I have attached my favourite photo of the day. This is the JPG version and not the RAW version. This will be put onto a large canvas and hung proudly in my home. The photo is of Mishka, the Amur Tiger. Thank you to everyone involved and please pass on my thanks to Jenny who
Debbie

Safari One to One

I recently had a Safari 1 to 1 day at Knowsley Safari with WildArena, an early 9am start is more than worth it as it meant the first port of call was a behind the scenes visit.to the pride of lions before the park was open to the public, with help from the wilderness guide to get the best from my camera and a keeper to get the best from the lions it meant my memory card was filling up nicely right from the off. After photographing the bachelor males on foot we hopped back into the vehicle to go