This course is for wildlife enthusiasts who would like to make the most of their time in the wild and turn their snapshots into great shots. We cover the most important creative and technical aspects related to wildlife and avian photography. The course ends with a full one-day practical session where you will get the opportunity to practise what you have learnt in class under supervision.
The course comprises four evening sessions in a venue near you and a practical session.
- We cover the most important aspects of wildlife photography, from the creative aspects to optimising your camera and settings in the four evening sessions. Sufficient time is given in each class to review materials and practise what you have learnt.
- Practical session: The group will meet at a local game reserve for a one-day practical session and game drive. The aim of this session is to gain insight into Bruna’s thought processes when creating a wildlife photograph and to give you an opportunity to test your new camera settings and skills.
- Class materials: Reference guide with cheat sheets. Access to an online classroom with reference materials, videos and class assignments.
The beginner wildlife photography course is presented by award-winning photographer, Bruna Mentrup-Nortje. Bruna is a professional wildlife photographer, traveller and adventurer. Her philosophy is that anyone can acquire technical skills but the prerequisite for becoming a wildlife photographer is a deep connection with nature.