Jay Collier, Canon Collective Ambassador

Exclusive Behind The Scenes Territory Wildlife Park Experience – Darwin

Where:Territory Wildlife Park, Cox Peninsula Rd, Berry Springs Darwin NT 0838
Cost: $120
Maximum event size:1-25 people
When:
  • 31 Aug, 1:30PM - 7:00PM
Wildlife Bird Photography by Jay Collier

About the event:

Join Canon Collective wildlife photography expert Jay Collier along with NT's leading bird and nature expert Luke Paterson from NT Bird Specialists for a private behind the scenes experience at Territory Wildlife Park. Each guest will have at least one long lens each at all times for the entire event which will be rotated between all guests to allow you the change to experience the full range of Canon's high performance lenses for the FIRST TIME EVER IN NT.

NT Bird Specialists

You might have visited the Territory Wildlife Park before but not like this, a first time special event in the NT made for photographers!

Over 5 hours you will be treated to a range of special behind the scenes experiences which will include:

• Entry fees and exclusive access
• Each guest receives exclusive use of the complete range of Canon L series supertele lenses including the EF 100-400mm, EF 200-400mm, 300mm f2.8, 400mm f2.8, 400mm f4DO II, EF 500mm and EF 600mm lenses and 1.4x III and 2x III converters.
• Access to a range of Canon EOS cameras such as the EOS 1DX Mark II, 5D Mark IV, 6D Mark II, 7D Mark II as well as the latest Canon EOS R and RP mirrorless cameras.
• Wild bird guiding throughout a range of habitats (monsoon forest, woodland, wetlands) at the park by specialist guide Luke Paterson from NT Bird Specialists
• Specialist bird/wildlife guide and bird lists.
• 2PM private bird training/flight session
• 3:30PM - 4:30PM up close encounter with a selection of animals
• 5PM - 7PM exclusive access to Goose Lagoon for a sunset guided bird walk - (magpie geese, waterfowl, jacanas, green pygmy geese, egrets, herons, ibis, wild birds form the bird hide & nature trail) and late exit.

Note: This event is part of the 2019 Canon Collective NT Regional Festival, to see more Festival events click here

The little details:

Techniques covered:

Camera settings for successful nature photography, exposure, focus, long lens technique, TV, AV and Manual modes and when to use them, and composition.

Recommended equipment:

BYO Canon EOS camera and any lenses you wish to bring, memory cards, spare batteries and a monopod or tripod for long lenses.

Event location:

Meet at the main entry near the car park for a 1.30PM sharp start. Parking available onsite.

Important Information

Please wear appropriate closed toed hiking shoes, long pants and long sleeves are recommended. As this event takes place outdoors please be aware of your surrounds.

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 for your chance to be featured on the Canon Collective Instagram account. @ntbirdspecialists_birdingtours #ntbirdspecialists

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