01 December 2022

Bird & Flower Photography Training Practical Kirstenbosch

Learn Creative Bird / Flower Photography at Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

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Learn Creative Bird / Flower Photography with your Canon Camera

Morning Photography Training Practical Sessions at Kirstenbosch, Cape Town.

Facilitator: Vernon Chalmers

This is an opportunity for new Canon photographers to learn hands-on how to photograph small birds and wild flowers at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town.

One-on-on early morning training around the Kirstenbosch Garden as either part of an once-off practical bird / flower photography learning experience or other Vernon Chalmers (introductory) Photography Training Options to master Canon Autofocus, exposure settings and techniques for capturing perched small birds and various flowers around Kirstenbosch. 

Training Objective / Level : Bird & Flower Photography Training Kirstenbosch
For assisting the developing nature photographer with the understanding and application of introductory to intermediate small (garden) birds and flower photography around the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. 

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Bird and Flower Photography Learning Areas : Kirstenbosch Photography Training
  • General / Close-up Photography for Birds
  • General / Macro / Close-up Photography for Flowers   
  • Cameras / Lens / Menu Overview
  • Autofocus Settings
  • Exposure Mode(s)
  • Exposure Settings
  • Techniques / Demonstrations*
* This will depend on the photographer's skills and camera body / lens pairing. During the practical walk-around photography session I will discuss / demonstrate various techniques for improving / maintaining ideal exposures (and focus) for small bird and flower photography at Kirstenbosch. The quality of light / other environmental conditions may also influence specific exposure settings applied during a specific session.

Integrated Hands-On Learning Approach - Kirstenbosch Photography Training
The training will have a relaxed integrated hands-on learning approach throughout the morning session with your own gear. 

Training Duration at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
One session of up to four hours photographing various small / garden birds (the occasional butterfly) and flowers around Kirstenbosch Garden. 

Training Cost for Kirstenbosch Practical Photography Training
R550-00 (one delegate) for up to four hours around the Kirstenbosch Garden areas. This fee is exclusive of the Day Entrance Fee rate. Please bring along your SA ID document. This is a Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden entrance requirement.

Photography training rate(s) will be differently costed when a Kistenbosch birds / flower photography session is part of other Milnerton / Woodbridge Island photography training session options.

Maximum delegates: Up to two people (R500 per person)
 
Canon Camera Body / Lens Requirements
  • Any Canon EOS DSLR (APS-C / Full frame / Mirrorless) / Certain Canon Powershot models could also be considered
  • 55-250mm / 70-200mm / 70-300mm / 100-400mm / 400mm+ lenses recommended
  • No tripod / monopod required

Online Kirstenbosch Bird and Flower Photography Support
All delegates are eligible for private WhatsApp / Email Support for uploading / discussing photos, learn more, get online support and / or shoot with me at Kirstenbosch (after the original workshop practicals).

Contact Vernon Chalmers for More Information

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