Join us on a photo workshop or tour to some of the best locations of Florida.
It's unique wildlife and
climate make it a nature photographers paradise. Florida
is the premier destination for bird photography. Expect to shoot
thousands of bird photos along with other wildlife and awesome landscapes.
Escape the winter cold and visit warm South Florida.
is during the dry season. This is the time of year when the tropical
storms and the summer rain have passed. The lower water levels means the
wildlife is more concentrated and easier to find and photograph.
day we will visit some of the best spots in the state. Each area
is handpicked to provide the best photographic opportunities. John
Slonina is a professional nature photographer who has photographed in
Florida's wild locations for over 20 years. We will travel to a variety of natural habitats.
will be shooting a high volume of pictures. Please bring lots of cards
or film. We also recommend you bring a portable external hard drive to
back up your images.
We also have some companies we work
with that rents longer lenses. Florida is famous for some tame
birds that will stand just a few feet in front of you.
Who Should Attend:
All skill levels are welcome from a
absolute beginner to professional.
Anyone with an interest in wildlife
photography (Digital or Film).
Our groups are small in size this
one is limited to 6 people. We will work with each participant to
provide complete, informative, helpful lessons. This also ensures
that no question is left unanswered.
Before and after each workshop we will assess each participants
needs, interests and skills so we can teach techniques that will
help each participant.
Class Room Session: We will have
some time in the mid day for a class room sessions. We will use
this time for lesions in post digital processing and photo
technique. We also will do some critiques.
Weather and Lighting:
We believe in capturing the best
light. Our workshops include sunrise and sunset shoots (weather
permitting). Early morning and late afternoon has the best lighting
for photography. Itís also the time wildlife is most active.
We will help you create beautiful
images and have fun but also teach skills and techniques you can use
to take your photography to the next, higher level! When the trip is
over, attendees will have a solid understanding of nature
photography and your camera.
The entire workshop is devoted to
capturing the best nature images possible on digital camera or film.
John draws upon his decades of experience as a professional
photographer to offer several methods to improve your nature
photography. John will share numerous proven beginner thru advanced
On location, John will demonstrate
how you can best use your equipment. We will do our best to help you
get beautiful professional high dynamic quality images which will
make gorgeous prints on your wall.
Before and after each workshop we
will access each participants needs, interests and skills so we can
teach techniques that will help each participant. Whether you are a
beginner or seasoned pro we will help you grow as a photographer.
Some topics we cover
John Slonina is a professional
nature photographer who has been photographing for over 25 years. He
estimates he has taken over 400,000 photos. John has a love of
natural history as well. You will receive information on photo
technique and the natural world. Understanding the natural world not
only increases your appreciation of nature but also helps you become
a better nature photographer.