Jay Collier, Canon Collective Ambassador

Birds of Prey In-Flight Photography Experience – Alice Springs

Where:Canon HQ, Alice Springs Desert Park, 871 Larapinta Dr, Alice Springs NT 0871
Cost: $60
Maximum event size:1-15 people
When:
  • 25 Aug, 8:30AM - 11:00AM
Jay Collier

About the event:

Have you ever wanted to photograph Australia's top birds of prey in flight in one place in one day?

Join Jay Collier from the Canon Collective and the team at The Alice Springs Dessert Park for an unforgettable photography event.

Experience the thrill of photographing Australian birds of prey as they fly repeatedly past your lens as well as perched.

To make the experience even better, each guest will have exclusive access to a range of Canon EOS cameras and lenses to help capture amazing images of the birds.

With Jay’s extensive knowledge of wildlife photography, you will be taken through the many ways of mastering the art of birds in flight photography and learn:

• Camera settings and set up for birds in flight
• AF setting and set up
• Using back button focus
• Panning and tracking technique
• Exposure modes and overcoming difficult lighting
• Exposure compensation

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:

Exposure, focus, panning, birds in-flight.

Recommended equipment:

Camera, long and wide lenses, empty memory card (bring spares as you will fill them), fully charged batteries. A range of Canon EOS cameras and lenses will be available to get hands on and use during the workshop. Each guest will have shared access and will have a long lens each at all times.

Event location:

Meeting at Canon HQ, Alice Springs Desert Park. Parking is available.

Important Information

General Fitness required, grip sole with closed toe shoe recommended. Where the event takes place outside we can’t control the environment so please take care in 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 for your chance to be featured on the Canon Collective Instagram account.

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