Merritt Island Wildlife Photography Workshop

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Join Colin Hocking LRPS on this photography workshop to Merritt Island NWR,

When TBA

 

Where
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and Canaveral National Seashore, Florida.
 
According to the US Fish & Wildlife Service, the refuge consists of 140,000 acres, and provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater marshes, freshwater impoundments, scrub, pine flatwoods, and hardwood hammocks that provide habitat for more than 1,500 species of plants and animals and 15 federally listed species.

What we'll photograph
Setting out before dawn we'll be ready to capture the sunrise and awakening wildlife. Our late mornings and afternoons will be more classroom based to allow us time to provide instruction, and to upload photos in preparation for image critiques before setting out for sunset to capture more glorious images!
We'll have the opportunity to photograph Osprey, a variety of Herons, Egrets, Spoonbills and more. Because the refuge is also a protected National Seashore there will be plenty of wading birds, too. Of course, it wouldn't be Florida without alligators! 

What you'll learn
It will be my goal not only to provide you with the opportunities to photograph stunning scenery, but also to educate you in the technical and aesthetic aspects of photography when capturing landscapes and wildlife.

 

Registration information will be announced soon!
 


What's included?
Park entrance fees
All tuition, to include instruction on composition & exposure, image critiques, portfolio reviews.

What is NOT included? 
Your Fairfield Inn or other accommodations.
You will need to arrange your own travel to and from Merritt Island and all transportation during the workshop, although we will be encouraging car sharing to our locations.
You will be responsible for all meals, snacks and drinks.

Some other things to consider

Participants: Min 5 to max 15 to ensure a personal educational experience

Staying at: Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Titusville Kennedy Space Center
We have arranged a preferential rate with the Fairfield Inn, so as soon as you have registered for the workshop we will provide the details, although you're welcome to stay at any location in the vicinity. 


All monies paid are refundable until we reach our minimum attendance of 5 people. At that point, all monies paid are non-refundable for any reason. Please ensure that you arrange your own travel insurance.
More questions? Please contact me.