Everglades Birding Photo Safari 2011

Join me for a bird photography safari in Everglades National Park!

Join me in the Everglades for bird photography!

Dates: March 13-17, 2011

Location: Florida City, Florida (Hotel TBD)

Register Here

This safari is limited to 10 participants to maximize instructor time. Tuition is $899 per person, and includes instruction and image critique sessions.

Meals, transportation and lodging are the responsibility of the participant; I will arrange a block of rooms at a discounted group rate at a local hotel.

We will be based in Florida City, Florida, for quick access to the park. I’ve deliberately scheduled this itinerary to be during weekdays to minimize crowds in the shooting locations.

Itinerary (tentative)
Day 1: Meet at 12pm at hotel; orientation followed by evening shoot at Anhinga Trail
Day 2: Morning shoot at Anhinga Trail, Afternoon Image Critique; Sunset Shoot at Pah-hay-okee
Day 3: Morning shoot at Eco Pond area/ Flamingo; Sunset Shoot TBD.
Day 4: Shark Valley Trail (morning); Group Image Sharing (Evening).
Day 5: Depart for home

What you will see:
Double-Crested Cormorant, Snowy Egret, Great Blue Heron, Green Heron, Purple Gallinule, Snail Kite, American Bittern, Little Blue Heron, American Alligator, Osprey, Red-tailed Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Black Vulture, Palm Warbler, Roseate Spoonbill, Eastern Phoebe, Northern Cardinal…maybe more!

What you will need:

  • DLSR with 300mm or longer lens
  • Tripod
  • Flash (optional)
  • Laptop with photo editing software for image critique

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2 thoughts on “Everglades Birding Photo Safari 2011”

  1. Jason,

    I have been following the Image Docs since the beginning. Keep up the good work.

    Your trip sounds great. At your suggestion, I have been to the St Augustine Alligator Farm & Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge. I was blown away by both. I am very interested in participating the trip.

    Thanks,
    Joey

  2. Joey-
    Thanks for your comment. There will be virtually no hiking on this trip. Every spot is within driving distance and the walks are very short on paved sidewalks! If you would like to register for the workshop, you need to visit my Meetup Page.

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