Have you ever wonder what its like to have a whole zoo all to yourself? Join Kass Brumley from Canon Collective for an exclusive before hours wildlife photography workshop at the brand new Sydney Zoo. To ensure you get the best head start, the session will start with a theory session learning the tips and tricks for capturing wildlife with Kass before heading into the zoo at 8am. Once inside the zoo our first stop will be the Australia precinct where we will put theory to practice then from there we will work closely with keepers to capture animals as they wake and emerge from their night dens. You will have a full hour inside the zoo before gates open to the public and then a further hour to explore at your own leisure using any camera equipment you have borrowed, Kass will be on hand to help with any questions, tips or tricks. At the end of the session we will meet back up again to return gear and debrief, after that you are free to enjoy the zoo for the rest of the day as you wish.
During the workshop we will help you better understand the critical settings and techniques to master wildlife photography such as:
• Camera settings and set up
• Focus modes and technique
• Exposure and metering
• Aperture and depth of field
• Shutter speed
• Tips and tricks for Sydney Zoo Enclosures
Ticket cost: $149 – Does not include zoo entry, use code CANON-9PX11 (case sensitive) for 10% discount on your Sydney Zoo day pass.
If you already hold an annual pass then bring that as usual otherwise use the promo code to secure a discount for your day pass. Please book online for the same date as this course and select the AM option for your visit.
Please remember that while we do our best to work closely with zoo keepers to show you the widest variety of animals in the zoo, the animals at Sydney Zoo have freedom of roam to enter and exit enclosures as they wish so we can not guarantee viewing of specific animals.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please choose carefully. Except where otherwise indicated, we do not offer refunds unless an event has to be cancelled, rescheduled to a date you cannot attend, or where required under Australian Consumer Law. View the Terms of Registration.
Please BYO Canon EOS camera, lenses, memory cards and spare batteries. A range of Canon EOS cameras and telephoto lenses will be available for all guests to loan for the duration of the workshop at no additional cost.
Meet at the main front gates 10 mins before the event starts. Parking is available onsite.
Your 10% discount code for Sydney Zoo is CANON-9PX11 (case sensitive) and applies to day passes only. Please ensure when booking your pass that you select the date of the workshop you have chosen and select the AM option then enter the Canon Collective discount code at checkout. If you already hold an annual pass there is no need to purchase extra zoo entry, please bring your pass along as usual.
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