[Tweeters] Paul Bannick Photography Course Offered Through Seattle Audubon

Brendan McGarry BrendanM at seattleaudubon.org
Tue Feb 12 11:38:21 PST 2013

Hi Tweeters,

There may be some of you interested in this class happening this
weekend. I know it's questionable to post business stuff on Tweeters
but I think that this would be a great opportunity for all the
photographers out there to learn from a pro. All the info is below.

Nature Photography - Padilla Bay

With Paul Bannick, award-winning photographer and author of the Owl and
the Woodpecker

With the publication of the Owl and the Woodpecker, Paul Bannick was
established as one of the leading new wildlife photographers in America.
Paul recently won the top prize at the International Conservation
Photography Awards for his picture of a Snowy Owl in flight. In this
field-based class, Paul will explain the techniques, strategies, and
equipment used to make his iconic images. Based at the Padilla Bay
Reserve and the West 90 WDFW site, the class will include classroom time
and lots of time in the field. Target birds include falcons, waterfowl,
Bald Eagles, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Merlin, Northern
Harrier, Short-eared Owl, and possibly a snowy owl! If the birds are
shy, Paul will spend more time working one-on-one with students. To get
the most out of the class, you need a telephoto lens and be comfortable
adjusting the exposure, shutter speed, and shooting mode settings on
your camera.
Lecture and field instruction: Feb. 16, 2013, 9 am - 5 pm.
Location: Breazeale Interpretive Center at the Padilla Bay National
Estuarine Research Reserve, 10441 Bayview-Edison Road, Mount Vernon.
Please bring a WA State Discover Pass if you have one.
Cost: $100 member, $120 non-member
Limit: 40

To register, call the Seattle Audubon Nature Shop at 206-523-4483
between 10am-5pm, Monday-Saturday.


Brendan McGarry

Nature Shop Assistant

Seattle Audubon Nature Shop

Where the profits are for the birds

8050 35th Ave. N.E.

Seattle, WA 98115

ph. 206-523-4483

fax. 206-528-7779

www.seattleaudubon.org <http://www.seattleaudubon.org>

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the natural environment since 1916.

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