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CLASS FULL - Learn the Art of Bird Photography

308 4th Ave S, Kirkland, WA 98033

Join us for a captivating class on the art of bird photography. This class is designed for the beginning to intermediate bird photographer, anyone that wants to start taking photos of birds or wants to make better bird images.

Topics discussed during the course:

·         Producing soft, blurry backgrounds

·         Avoiding distracting things in the frame

·         Field techniques for getting close to birds

·         Best light

·         Making sharp images

·         Camera settings for best results

·         Creating interesting points of view

Class Meeting Schedule: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Tuesday, June 25th

Thursday, June 27th

Field Trips: 4 Hours (destination TBD)

Saturday, June 29th

Sunday, June 30th

NOTE: Students are required to attend one field trip. These trips include additional materials and topic discussions.

Instructor: Tim Boyer

Tim Boyer is an award winning nature photographer. His images have been published in many bird and nature magazines. He is a full-time photographer and a graduate of Seattle Audubon’s Master Birder Program. He enjoys sharing his knowledge of photography and birds through workshops and presentations. Shorebirds are his favorite family group of birds, and he spends a lot of weekends on the Washington Coast.

Tim has a degree in Recreation and Parks Management, had a career as mountain guide in Alaska, Washington, Canada, Mexico and Ecuador. He's been to the top of North America (Denali) 6 times. Toss in a few marathons, an 18 year stint at a large non-profit where he was once the Corporate Controller (which he still can't believe) and you can see he's ready for adventure. He's been a photographer since high school, (you know back when they used black & white film). He always knew he would have three different careers, but didn't think that Bird Photography Workshop Leader would be number three.

Photo credit: Northern Cardinal by Tim Boyer