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All Day Bird of Prey Photography Course in Cheshire

This fantastic full day photography course gives you a unique chance to photograph and be involved with rare, beautiful birds of prey! See just how far you can come in 6 hours - prepare to be amazed!

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For every budding or experienced photographer of all ages - this is for you! A unique opportunity to shoot rarely seen and spectacular birds of prey. Designed for photographers of all ages and experience, the courses provide a unique opportunity to photograph the birds from the centre up close, in a controlled environment, under the guidance of professional photographer Peter MacArthur. You will get the chance to shoot both inside in a studio setting and of course outdoors. This is a wonderful gift for those who would love to spend a day photographing beautiful birds ranging from Owls, Vultures and Kestrals, to Buzzards and Hawks - a chance of a lifetime!

Session 1 - The first part of the course is spent inside, using a studio set-up. Starting with an introductory talk you have the chance to photograph a selection of the centre's birds in a controlled, portrait type, natural setting.

Session 2 - The second session is spent outside around the centre, where the famous collection of birds are there for you to photograph. you will also be given prime positions during the flying display, to get airbourne action shots.

Session 3 - The final session of the day is left open for each photographer to do their own thing. You can either return to the barn for more studio shots, or continue outside.

During the course, you will get the chance to photograph all the birds at the centre, and the birds selected specially for the studio and flying sessions include; Barn Owl, Tawny Owl, Eagle Owl, Common Buzzard, Harris Hawk, Saker Falcon, Lanner Falcon, Kestral, Hooded Vulture, Bald Eagle.

Minimum Age: 8

Under 18's must have an adult present.
This course will last all day- Around 6 hours.
There will be a maximum of 8 people per course. Spectators can watch, but there is a £25 admission charge to be paid on the day.
This course has specific dates so please check upon booking for availability.

Current 2016 Dates
21st February
24th April
15th May
26th June
11th July
7th August
21st September
16th October
9th November

Each date starts at 10:30am.
Wear something comfortable. You will need to bring your own camera.
Parts of this course are weather dependent so please check with the centre upon booking.
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Question: How is the the day broken down at the All Day Bird of Prey Photography Course in Cheshire?
Answer: The All Day Bird of Prey Photography Course in Cheshire is broken down into 3 parts. 1) Photos taken inside in a studio portrait style. 2) Outside shots of the birds flying. 3) Free time to either carry on shooting outside or venture back into the barn for inside shots. Full details can be found on this page under Experience Overview.

All Day Bird of Prey Photography Course in Cheshire

Had a great fun day, the weather manged to hold off and the sun came out a few times enabling us to get some good outdoor pictures.

- Tom, 28/09/2016
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    • All Day Bird of Prey Photography Course in Cheshire
    • All Day Bird of Prey Photography Course in Cheshire
    • All Day Bird of Prey Photography Course in Cheshire
    • All Day Bird of Prey Photography Course in Cheshire
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