LOCATION Knowsley Safari Park, Merseyside
TIME 18:00 to 21:00
Group Size   8
Highlights
  •  Fully Escorted session with photography guide & falconer
  • Small group
Included
  • Entrance to the Safari Park
  • Refreshments and lunch
  • PDF Handout
Not Included
  •  Camera
  • Spectators

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, our special ‘Summer Evening Owl Workshop’ is different, as we will solely focus on native species, not only in perfectly natural settings but also at the perfect time of day!

This session aims to offer a range of professional grade opportunities to capture images of both static and flying birds in a near wild environment. During this exclusive evening event we will carefully select subjects and locations with high quality results as our goal. We will take time to ensure each bird species is presented in as an authentic way as possible and will work with the evening light to create evocative images of Owls as we might hope to see them.

Our venue for this workshop is the beautiful, varied parkland and woodland bordering Knowsley Safari Park. This private, un-spoilt area provides a perfect backdrop for such species as Tawny Owl, Barn Owl, Little Owl, Great Grey Owl and Long Eared Owl. We will work closely with our expert Falconer to ensure the best birds are selected on any given day and we will even consider factors such as the forecasted weather conditions.

Each ‘Summer Evening Owl’ session is supported by a Wild Arena tutor, who will offer guidance and advice on getting the best results based on everyone’s individual needs and expectations.

During the briefing session the guide will talk the group through the best camera settings and ways in which we can refine our results for high quality and naturalistic images. Additional topics covered will be how to shoot images creatively in fading light, using flash for fill in effects and creative use of color in images.

Our aim with the ‘Summer Evening Owl Photography Workshop’ is to photograph native Owl species in perfectly natural settings and in the best evening light, to ensure the highest quality results. We will also check that every guest receives individual advice and support for their personal images.

18.00: Arrival at the main Safari Park entrance.

18:15: Welcome tea/coffee and introduction to the session from your guides.

18.30: We will then set out for the first of 2 session, capturing images of Owls in a woodland setting.

19.45: We will then move to a meadow area for shots in a more open habitat.

21.00:  Summary and departure.

The location for this session is accessed via Knowsley Safari Park and as such your ticket for this event includes their admission. You are therefore welcome to arrive earlier in the day and spend time at leisure in the park, providing it is open.

PLEASE NOTE: Our itineraries are listed as a guide and we may need to alter them depending on unforeseen circumstances, weather conditions or the availability of the subjects. Start and finish times are fixed to enable transport planning.

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