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Dragonfly & Damselfly Photography Workshop with Victoria Hillman at RSPB Ham Wall

01/06/2024, 5.30am - 9.00am
RSPB Ham Wall Nature Reserve
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Dragonfly & Damselfly Photography Workshop with Victoria Hillman at RSPB Ham Wall

Key information

Join Victoria Hillman and delve into the world of dragonfly & damselfly photography. This half day workshop will explore how to photograph these beautiful and charismatic species, from where to look for and how to find them through to how to photograph them in their natural habitat causing minimal disturbance, we’ll explore capturing portraits, behaviours and in habitat images.

Victoria is a Wildlife Researcher, Photographer, Artist, Writer and Guide. She will be running courses at Ham Wall throughout the year including ‘Introduction to Wildlife Photography’ and ‘Nature Photography for 12-16 year olds’. Visit https://events.rspb.org.uk/hamwall to see her other events.

Discover more of Victoria’s work here:

Website – www.forgottenlittlecreatures.com

Twitter – https://twitter.com/NatureArtVic

Instragram – https://www.instagram.com/vic.hillman_flc.project/

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/VictoriaHillmanFLCProject

EQUIPMENT

Camera

Variety of lenses (zoom/telephoto, macro, close-up filters) if you have them

Tripod or monopod

Batteries and memory cards

Lens cleaning cloth

Waterproof shoes and clothing for early morning especially

Warm clothing, layers work well as the day warms up

Lunch/refreshments

COST

£49.00 RSPB Members

£61.00 non-RSPB Members

Suitable for ages 18+

Please note non refundable booking fees apply and are included in above prices.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

Please click on the book your place link.

ACCESSIBILTY

The workshop takes place across rough and uneven terrain, including patches of long grass unsuitable for wheels. There may also be some optional laying on the ground. The tour will have a relaxed pace with breaks to sit and rest but there will be prolonged periods of standing and some walking involved.

For more information on accessibility at Ham Wall please see https://www.accessibilityguides.org/content/rspb-ham-wall-0.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please note that dogs are not permitted on the event.

The tour will leave promptly at the stated start time. We ask you to arrive at the Ham Wall Car Park 15 minutes before the start of the tour to register with staff.

Car parking is available in the large RSPB car park but please note that car parking charges apply to non-RSPB members (£3.00).  RSPB members display membership card on dashboard for free parking.

PHOTO CREDIT

📷 Victoria Hillman