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Field Trip: Focus on Feathers -- Photo Field Trip with George Lepp

$150 Adult/Youth

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meet at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows, CA (Map)

Walking, could involve distance but largely flat Walking, could involve distance but largely flat

Description

Improve your photography skills with a hands-on experience "in the field" with professional photographer George Lepp. He will share tips and techniques while exploring picturesque wetlands for that perfect shot. Waterfowl and various other birds will be the focus on this photo field trip which is limited to ten lucky photographers. All levels welcome. Bring camera, your longest lens, tele-extenders, and sturdiest tripod. George will demonstrate how to get the sharpest images possible with long lenses. This includes mirror lock-up, Live-view, Cam-Ranger, tele-extenders, and even multiple tele-extenders. Age 12 & up. Meet George in the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center parking lot.

Field Trip Leader

George D. Lepp

George D. Lepp is one of North America’s best-known contemporary outdoor and nature photographers and a leader in the field of digital imaging. He is the author of many books and the field editor of Outdoor Photographer magazine, where his “Tech Tips” column is widely read. His work is extensively published and exhibited, and his stock photography is represented by Getty Images, Corbis, and Photo Researchers. Lepp is one of the first members of Canon USA’s Explorers of Light and PrintMasters programs, featuring the industry’s most influential photographers. Lepp has presented hundreds of lectures and led workshops all over the world. A founding board member of NANPA, Lepp has won many awards for his work, including the Photographic Society of America’s prestigious Progress Award. First trained in wildlife and wildlands management, Lepp later earned a BA and an honorary MSc from Brooks Institute of Photography. His most recent book is Wildlife Photography: Stories from the Field, published by Lark Books (Sterling). George can be contacted through his web site, www.GeorgeLeppImages.com.

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