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Wintering Waterfowl

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C.

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Downtown, Washington, D.C.
Constitution Ave NW
Btwn 15th & 17th Streets NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this photography class:

Each winter thousands of ducks call the Chesapeake Bay area their home. Join us at Constitution Gardens in our Nation’s Capital and enjoy wintering waterfowl with the Washington Monument in the backdrop. You’ll enjoy several different species of ducks and learn how to photograph birds in the wild. Learn the concepts of bird photography and field skills needed to capture our feathered friends.

Designed for the beginning/novice photographer, this course will get you well on your way in photographing nature and wildlife at its best. We will discuss the techniques and equipment used for nature photography.

Learn how to anticipate the bird’s behavior, and choose the right camera settings for a variety of lighting and shooting situations.  Expand your technical and field knowledge on how to get closer to the bird and improve your images. This course combines lecture with in-field practice and image feedback.

Topics include:

The essentials of bird photography including:

  • Equipment and associated accessories needed for bird photography.
  • Technical aspects including camera settings, histogram, understanding light, and composition.
  • Field techniques and Ethics for wildlife photography.
  • Resources available for the bird photographer.

Recommended Equipment:

  • A digital camera with the longest focal length telephoto lens.
  • Tripod

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Refund Policy

A refund or a credit towards another class (less a $20 processing fee) can be given if cancellation notice is given more than 5 business days from the scheduled class.

If there is no cancellation notice, or it is given 5 business days or less, no refund or credit will be given. Requests to reschedule a class will incur a $20 processing fee provided notice is given more than 5 business days prior to the class. If request to reschedule is given less than business 5 days prior to the class, no refund or credit will be given.

If Capital Photography Center cancels or postpones a class due to weather or low enrollment, you can choose a full refund or a credit towards a future class.

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School: Capital Photography Center

 

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Capital Photography Center was created by Marie Joabar who for more than a decade was the Education Programs Manager and Corporate Trainer at Penn Camera, one of Washington D.C.’s long standing photography retailers. Marie developed that company’s educational program growing it from...

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