Introduction to Wildlife Photography with Victoria Hillman

26/07/2023, 7.00am - 3.00pm
RSPB Ham Wall
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Introduction to Wildlife Photography with Victoria Hillman

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Introduction To Wildlife Photography

Join Victoria Hillman and delve into the world of wildlife photography. This full day workshop will explore how to photograph nature, from looking in hedgerows and ponds to spending time in the hides on the reserve. We will be looking for anything and everything from birds and mammals to plants and invertebrates. From where to look for and how to find subjects 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 on ‘Introduction to Macro Photography’ and ‘Photographing Autumn’. Discover more of her work here:

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·         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 the early morning especially

·         Warm clothing, layers work well as the day heats up

·         Lunch/refreshments

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. Please note that dogs are not permitted on the workshop.

Admission to Ham Wall nature reserve is free for RSPB members (please display membership cards on your dashboard), parking fees (£3 all day) apply to non RSPB members.


Ticket prices:

£100.50 RSPB Members

£120.50 Non-RSPB Members

Please note that a non refundable booking fee is included in the price above.

Under 18s are welcome but must be accompanied by a paying adult.


26th July 2023 from 7.00am until 3.00pm


RSPB Ham Wall Nature Reserve


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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. There will be prolonged periods of standing and some walking involved.

For more information on accessibility at Ham Wall please see


RSPB Ham Wall



Victoria Hillman