APR 22 -- Bird & Wildlife Action Photography

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APR 22 -- Bird & Wildlife Action Photography


We’re sorry, this class is sold out. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email Brenna at bmarsicek@madisonaudubon.org.

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than honing your skills at taking beautiful, inspiring wildlife photographs? Experienced bird and nature photographer, Arlene Koziol (you may have noticed that her bird photos are everywhere on our website and printed materials!), will lead you through techniques and strategies for getting that perfect bird capture using your own equipment. You'll learn how to be ready to take the shot, handheld camera technique and fast-draw technique for action photography, the importance of anticipating behavior, importance of "reading the landscape" in the field, field techniques, and wildlife photography etiquette. Then we will apply our new knowledge and photograph the captive animals at the zoo.

Following class will be an optional lunch and discussion at ZuZu Cafe (1336 Drake St.) next to the zoo. Enrollment is capped at 8.


  1. Participants must have basic working knowledge of your camera

  2. Camera must have a burst or multi mode. Can be a point-and-shoot, DSLR, or mirrorless camera

  3. Camera with 300mm lens

Date: Monday, April 22, rain date: April 23
Time: 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location: Henry Vilas Zoo, north entrance (702 S. Randall Ave., Madison)
Registration fee: $15.00 per person
Taught by: Arlene Koziol and Linda Pils

Header photo by Arlene Koziol

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