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Kathy Adams Clark

KathyAdamsClarkKathy is the owner of KAC Productions. She started the stock agency in 1995 after a career in human resources. Her photos have appeared in many publications, including Birder’s World, Ranger Rick, The New York Times and National Geographic books. Kathy speaks frequently at association meetings and nature festivals. In addition, she is past-president of the North American Nature Photography Association.

Kathy has extensive experience in teaching photography. It’s her love of teaching and easy-to-understand style that keeps her students signing up for new classes and field trips. Kathy instructs photography and digital imaging for the Leisure Learning Center in Houston and leads photo tours in the United States and abroad for Strabo Tours.

Visit www.kathyadamsclark.com to see more about Kathy’s tours, classes and her nature photography images. You can also follow her at kathyadamsclark.blogspot.com.

What’s in the bag?

Kathy uses the Canon Mark IV and Canon 7D bodies for her photography. Her telephoto lenses are the 500mm F4 and 300mm F4 lenses. For her wide angle lenses, she carries the Canon 24-105mm and 16-35mm. She also employs the 1.4X teleconverter and 12mm and 25mm extension tubes. Her two flashes are the 550EX and 430 EX. The Gitzo 3540LS tripod and Wimberly Sidekick are her choice for stabilization. She uses a Benbo brand for her bag.

Upcoming Events

April 2017
April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Interesting things happen when you photograph at night. Water blurs and objects take on an unworldly appearance. On this field trip, you will work with long exposures while photographing around one of Galveston's famous fishing piers. Participants will photograph waves from sunset through twilight and into the dark of night. You will work with slow shutter speeds, high-dynamic range, and filters. A polarizing filter is excellent for this class and a neutral density filter adds to the magic. Participants must…

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April 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The tip of the Bolivar Peninsula offers a wide variety of photographic opportunities and who better to explore those with than Kathy Adams Clark! The trip will begin with the sunrise across the Houston Ship Channel and an opportunity to photograph birds around the ferry landing. From there we go to the North Jetty for an opportunity to photograph American Avocets and other wading birds. Finally, the group will photograph wading birds in several marshes nearby. Locations are subject to change based on tide, wind, and location of the birds.

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April 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Are you a birdwatcher who also carries a camera? Do you raise your binoculars first and then grab your camera to try to photograph the bird? Are you not really keen on learning everything there is to know about your camera, but would like to take better photos? This workshop will cover the basic camera operations needed to take photographs of birds. Camera features, settings, and options will be explained. Equipment such as lenses, tripod, and flash will be discussed.…

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April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

High Dynamic Range is a great, fun way to take photos! Interesting photos happen when you combine several images into a composite that captures all the dynamic range the human eye can see. Grand landscapes come to life when you combine 15 or 20 images into a panoramic photo. Come learn the techniques needed to capture high dynamic range (HDR) and panorama photos, equipment needed, and how to process the images. HDR photos taken at night can have…

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April 8 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Join Sky King Falconry and Kathy Adams Clark to photograph various captive raptors and other trained birds in natural settings. This is a great opportunity to see and photograph these birds as you would need to work for years to capture these images in the wild. Sky King Falconry will pose raptors in natural settings and possibly fly the birds while discussing the behavior of the birds. Sky Kings Falconry is dedicated to education and wildlife preservation. Every year their…

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April 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Are you frustrated with your bird photos? Learn how to use photo processing tools like Photoshop or Lightroom to give the best look to your photos of birds.  This workshop is specific to bird photography and the photos birders might capture while out in the field.

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April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Birds can be a challenge to photograph, yet they are a popular subject for photographers. And birds are everywhere, from our backyards to foreign locations. Join Kathy Adams Clark in this workshop to learn how to take better photographs of birds from a photographer’s point-of-view.  Camera features and options will be discussed along with composition, color harmony, and story telling.  Lenses, flash, and camera supports will also be discussed.  

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April 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The tip of the Bolivar Peninsula offers a wide variety of photographic opportunities and who better to explore those with than Kathy Adams Clark! The trip will begin with the sunrise across the Houston Ship Channel and an opportunity to photograph birds around the ferry landing. From there we go to the North Jetty for an opportunity to photograph American Avocets and other wading birds. Finally, the group will photograph wading birds in several marshes nearby. Locations are subject to change based on tide, wind, and location of the birds.

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