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Better Bird Photography - Birds in Flight
Our three hour photographic exploration will allow you to capture some of the many varieties of birds in SW Florida. Joe Fitzpatrick will share his techniques that result in spectacular images of birds both on the flats and in flight. You will be tutored on the camera settings that consistently allow you to capture sharp, will exposed images of this most challenging of subjects. The workshop starts at our training center where Joe will cover the focusing, metering and camera handling methods that lead to consistently great bird photographs. The workshop will then proceed to our shooting location where you will practice the techniques you have learned. At every step Joe will be there to provide personal attention geared to your level of expertise. This exploration is suitable for photographers of all skill levels. You will need a lens, zoom or prime, of at least 200mm. As with all bird photography, the longer the better. A tripod is recommended and a circular polarizer is suggested. We will be walking along beaches and in shallow water. Wear shoes and pants that can get wet. Early registration is $129 up until two weeks before Regular price $159 per person.

Understand Photography Studio

2383 Linwood Ave #302 · Naples, FL

$129.00

What we're about

Welcome to Understand Photography, Southwest Florida’s only established, hands-on, professionally-led photography school! We've spawned lots of competitors that come and go, and everyone keeps coming back to us. Contact us at info@understandphotography.com

Professional photographer Peggy Farren started this training center in 2009, when she saw the need for hands-on and simplified photography training. Photography is "in" right now! The training opportunities are overwhelming! We strive to make our training as simple as possible. Please read the reviews of our many happy customers/students!

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Peggy screens and specially trains each teacher. Our instructors have technical knowledge and also real world experience. You won't find any teachers who just picked up a camera last year here! It's a bit painful to see beginners teaching and giving bad advice to new photographers. One group told their students that they take 5000 pictures at a wedding! This is not the norm and no experienced photographer would ever steer you this way!

If your goal is professional photography, learn from pros who have successfully been in business for at least five years. You don't want to burn out by working long hours for little money! If you are a nature photographer, learn from photographers who have spent some time out in the field. You want to know what the best spots are at each time of year, when and where to find the wildlife or flora you want to photograph and what to be prepared for to create incredible images!

Each instructor is given tips and techniques on improving their teaching skills. We've kept our five star rating with Meetup for over seven years and we want that to continue!

Email Peggy Farren at info@understandphotography.com or call us (239) 263-7001.

We provide learning opportunities and social events for photographers from beginners to professionals.

Check out our website: http://www.UnderstandPhotography.com

Click HERE (http://www.photographynaples.com/pages/Private_Lessons_and_Photo_Excursions!) for a description of our 1/2 day and full day photography excursions. Are you interested in Nature? Birds? HDR? Night photography? Learn while doing with a pro photographer at your side!

Check out our online forum, in-house photography workshops, courses and classes. Photographers come from all over world to attend our events.

Our friendly group comprises of beginners to professional photographers. We have nature events, model shoots and classes for every level of experience. We try to offer at least one free event each month.

Bring your camera and manual to each meetup!

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