Kelly Honey, Collective Community Member

Advanced Wildlife Photography Experience – Sydney

Where:Zambi Wildlife Retreat, Australia
Cost: $200
Skill level: Expert
Maximum event size:1-15 people
  • 02 Aug, 1:00PM - 3:30PM / 13 Sep, 1:00PM - 3:30PM
Zambi Wildlife Experience

About the event:

Join Jenn Cooper from the Canon Collective for this incredibly unique wildlife experience at Zambi wildlife retreat.

Zambi Wildlife Retreat’s mission is to help, rehabilitate, re-home and give shelter to misplaced, abused, injured, aged or homeless animals.

This experience is not available to the public so dont miss your opportunity for a private tour of the facility specifically designed for photographers, places are limited.

On completion of this course you will understand:

• Get more familiar with your EOS
• Learn advanced focus techniques
• Best AF points to use in this situation
• How to use back button focus
• Shutter speed and how it affects your images
• ISO and how it is used in low light and sports photography
• Working with light and dealing with problems you might encounter
• RAW files (introduction)
• Composition
• Wildlife photography tips

How to make payment: A donation of $200 must be made directly to Donna ( prior to the event commencing, please ensure you have the correct amount in cash as Donna does not have credit card facilities. ATM is located at the Caltex 100m down the road. Donna can also issue you a tax receipt for the donation.

Event Location: Zambi Wildlife Retreat, the retreat is not open to the public for privacy and safety the address will not be advertised. You will receive an email prior to the event with the address. Zambi is located 1 hour west of Sydney near Luddenham.

The little details:

Techniques covered:

Get more familiar with your EOS, learning AI focus techniques, which are the best AF points to use in this situation, back button focus and your chance to try out a range of telephoto zoom lenses to capture the wildlife in the facility.

Recommended equipment:

DSLR camera and telephoto lens—we recommend 200mm and above. Fully charged batteries and spare memory cards. Limited guests per session, each guest will have shared access to a range of Canon telephoto lenses and EOS cameras on the day including EF 200-400mm, 400mm f4 DO II, 300mm f2.8L IS USM II and EF 100-400mm series II and more.

Event location:

Meeting in the carpark at the front of the house. Parking available on location.

Important Information

A general fitness level is required. We recommend closed toe shoes for walking. As this event takes place outdoors, please be mindful of your surroundings.

Share your images with us

We'd love to see what you capture! Please share your images from this event by tagging @canoncollectiveofficial or #canoncollective

Your Ambassador

Jenn Cooper

Based in Sydney, Jenn loves adventure and photography almost as much as she loves her beautiful family.