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Events for April 20 - April 22 › Photography Workshops

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April 2023
April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Taking bird photos from the prone position or at ground level will enhance your photos by giving them a much more intimate perspective with a very dramatic depth of field. This low position also enables you to get closer to the birds. Tim will share his techniques for getting down and dirty with shorebirds. He will include discussions on how to use a ground pod along with other equipment. You may not want to shoot from a standing position again!

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April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Kathy will teach participants techniques for working with the ball head, Wimberley head, and hand holding for action and flight work. She will explain how to select a tripod that is right for action work, and why it is important to select the proper ISO, shutter speed, and focus points to capture the perfect image. You will learn how to work in different lighting conditions to get the best results, how to select the best photos from what you created…

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April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Are you baffled by flash? Unsure of when, how or why to use flash, or overwhelmed by the technical aspects? Join Sean Fitzgerald for a comprehensive workshop on using flash and supplemental light in your nature photography.

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April 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Traveling in the 2020’s is different but the same. Everyone is offering you the trip or workshop of a lifetime. How do you select the right travel opportunity? Everywhere we have to deal with Covid but once we worried about colds and the flu. Pickpockets are still around so we have to be smarter and more alert. The crowds have grown so new ways of thinking are needed. Join Kathy Adams Clark for this fun program on the trials and…

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April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join Ruth Hoyt for this indoor session, where she presents her program and demonstrates how she processes raw photographs from digital cameras.

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April 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Good photography can change hearts and minds. Join professional photographer Sean Fitzgerald for a presentation on how to photograph an ecosystem for maximum impact, with a particular focus on often overlooked Texas prairie ecosystems. Learn valuable tips to take better photos using a variety of techniques to help you tell the stories you want to tell.

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April 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Are you thinking about getting a new camera and wonder if you should consider mirrorless?  Have you just wondered what the big deal is about mirrorless cameras?  How are they different from a traditional DSLR and do you need to change technology to get good photos? This workshop will help to answer those questions and more.  Tim will explain what the differences are and help you to better understand which may work best for you. Tim switched to a mirrorless…

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April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This session is new to FeatherFest; be sure to check it out! Join Ruth Hoyt for this indoor session, where she presents her program and demonstrates techniques for setting up an outdoor photo studio specifically for bird photography.

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April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

iNaturalist is a social network for naturalists and has been gaining in popularity over the last few years mainly because one can use their cell phone to make observations. We will explore the web version of the application and the information resources within the site.It is a place where you can not only record any observation of a living or once living organism, but also possibly find flora or fauna you are interested in photographing. This session is an introduction…

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