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📷Birds in Flight From a Boat #4

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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This popular photography field trip by boat is so popular we offer it four times during FeatherFest!

Driving directions to the meeting site will be emailed prior to the festival.

Join Hector Astorga on this unique experience on Galveston Bay to photograph birds in flight from a boat. One of the best ways to learn to photograph birds in flight is to practice and this trip will provide ample opportunities to do just that! The number of birds, Brown Pelicans in particular, is amazing, providing many photo opportunities as the birds come and go from the islands. In Galveston Bay, there are man-made islands where large numbers of breeding birds nest. Hector will teach you his tricks and methods for capturing birds in flight. This will include metering modes, focusing techniques and other skills for catching artistic shots of the birds of the area.
This special trip, arranged by FeatherFest, allows us to approach these islands while following a special protocol to minimize impact on the colonial birds. There are no restrooms on the boat and we will not land on any islands.

Suggested Equipment:  Digital SLR camera with a 300mm lens or greater, tripod, camera bag/back pack to keep gear organized in the boat

About Stephen Fisher

This trip is generously sponsored by Sea Star Base.


Date: April 23
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: $200
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Leader Name: Hector Astorga


Skill Level Intermediate, Advanced
Activity Level Moderate
Transportation Meet at Site