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South Texas Birding Workshop


Learn how to photograph the birds of the Rio Grande Valley inside one of the most popular ranches in the United States.

 

 

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South Texas Birding Workshop


Learn how to photograph the birds of the Rio Grande Valley inside one of the most popular ranches in the United States.

 

 

South Texas Birding Workshop
from 399.99

$399.99  Reserves Your Spot
November 2-4, 2018
Rio Grande Valley - Total Cost $999.99

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south texas birding workshop
november 2-4 - Mcallen, texas

 

Join renowned bird photographer Supreet Sahoo and Jason Weingart along the Rio Grande Valley, visiting one of the most popular ranches in the United States. During this season, the ranch is very busy. We will have the entire ranch to ourselves to photograph specialties like Audubon's Oriole, Olive Sparrow, Long-billed Thrasher, Golden-fronted Woodpecker, Green Jay, and many others.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Workshop fees include personalized instruction, ranch daily access fees, lunches, unlimited drinking water, and use of the blinds and feed.

 

 


TENTATIVE WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
 

November 2, 2018

- Arrival at leisure to McAllen, Texas and check into hotel in Edinburgh

- 06:00pm short meet and greet at the lobby for introductions

- Meals not included

November 3-4, 2018

- 06:00am Meet at the hotel lobby to leave for the ranch, which is about 30 minutes away from our hotel

- Retrieve packed sandwiches for breakfast

- Spend our 1st session at a blind where we shoot:

Green Jays, Cardinals, Pyrrhuloxias, Warblers and many other song birds

- 08:00am We take a break and meet again at 09:00am at our raptor blind to shoot caracaras and vultures

After lunch ( time to be determined) we will meet at another blind for woodpeckers and quails.

 

Day 3 is a repeat of day 2 with some rotations to ensure everyone is happy with their images.

We will also host a photo editing session during the afternoon/evening of day 2, time to be determined.

Lunch is included for days 2-3.



*times subject to change due to weather conditions

 

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What you will learn at your workshop


What you will learn at your workshop


 Capture tack-sharp images of rare birds.

Capture tack-sharp images of rare birds.

You will leave this workshop with a thorough understanding of what it takes to create dramatic wildlife images. Supreet and Jason will teach you everything you need to know, from planning your shoots, to successfully capturing your images, and how to bring the images to life with post processing software. 

 

THE SOUTH TEXAS BIRDING WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU

  • Take advantage of light to add drama to your wildlife images
  • Plan out your shots 
  • Setup beautiful perches for songbirds
  • Learn how to focus your lens accurately 
  • Capture sharp images of rare birds
  • Learn how to use long exposures to give the appearance of movement
  • Understand how water drips play an advantageous role in attracting birds
  • Learn how to reduce noise in your images
  • Get the most out of your files with post processing
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What to bring for your workshop


What to bring for your workshop


HERE IS A LIST OF RECOMMENDED ITEMS

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  • A sturdy tripod or monopod
  • A DSLR or Mirrorless camera with capability to shoot at least ISO 1600 with moderate to little noise.
  • At least 2 batteries for your camera and a charger
  • Telephoto lens with at least 200mm zoom
  • Memory cards totaling at least 64 gigabytes 
  • Camera bag that can be easily carried
  • Laptop with access to Adobe Creative Cloud (30 day free trial at Adobe.com

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