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Brett Wells

Brett Wells has worked in the field of photography for over 30 years. He has a masters degree in photography from the University of Westminster, London, UK. He taught at the Art Institute of Atlanta for many years and has since collaborated with numerous companies in the photo industry, specifically in the areas of marketing, education and technical support. His work has been published and exhibited in this country and abroad. He currently teaches classes and workshops in the United States and around the world.

Brett Wells: Speakers

Brett's Workshops

Intro to Macro Photography

WED 10 - 11:30 A.M.

Photo Seminar

Meeting Location: Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia - 5205 A1A S

Ticket Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No People: 30

If you like to shoot small or want to learn how, join us for this informative program.  We will walk through the basics of how to choose a macro lens, the proper accessories and the right environment for macro photography. Tips and techniques for great macro images will also be covered.

Captivating Bird Photography at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm

THUR 7 - 10:00 A.M.

Field Workshop

Meeting Location: St. Augustine Alligator Farm, 999 Anastasia Blvd.​

Ticket Price: $100 + Annual Photo Pass

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Advanced

Max No People: 12

Suggested Gear: A tripod or monopod is recommended

Join Brett Wells on a captivating bird photography experience at the renowned St. Augustine Alligator Farm Rookery, where you will capture the beauty and majesty of birds at this iconic location. Whether you're a seasoned pro or an amateur enthusiast, immerse yourself in the wonder of avian photography and learn invaluable tips and techniques to capture stunning images.

Fundamentals of Photography

THUR 1 - 2:30 P.M. 

Photo Seminar

Meeting Location: Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia - 5205 A1A S

Ticket Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No People: 30

Learn the basics of exposure and metering, lens selection, and camera settings as we explore the fundamentals of creating photographic images. This class will help you understand the way cameras think and the impact of the choices you make (or don’t make) operating them. We will also discuss the effects of focal length and aperture on your photographs and choosing the right lens for the job.

Horse Action Photography

THUR 5 - 7:00 P.M.

Field Workshop

Meeting Location: St. Johns County Equestrian Center, 8200 Smith Rd. 

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Intermediate 

Max No People: 12

Suggested Gear List: A DSLR with fully charged battery and extra memory cards, a 100-400mm lens is ideal for this shoot ( a 70-200mm lens will also work)

Join us for an exhilarating Horse Action Photography Workshop at the Equestrian Center. During this session, you'll learn the art of capturing the dynamic energy and grace of horses in action. Whether it's the thundering hooves of galloping horses or the elegant movements of dressage, Brett will share invaluable techniques and insights to help you master the craft of equestrian photography.

From composition to timing and lighting, Brett's guidance will empower you to create stunning images that truly capture the essence of these magnificent animals. Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your photography skills and create memorable images at the Equestrian Center with Brett Wells

Photographing Horses on the Beach at Sunrise

FRI 6:15 - 8:30 A.M.

Field Workshop

Meeting Location: Frank B. Butler County Park EAST, 5860 A1A S.

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Intermediate 

Max No People: 12

Suggested Gear List: A DSLR with fully charged battery and extra memory cards, a 100-400mm lens is ideal for this shoot ( a 70-200mm lens will also work)

Join pro photographer Brett Wells for a sunrise beach photography session capturing the beauty and grace of horses and riders in motion. This unique experience promises a breathtaking backdrop as the sun paints the sky with hues of orange and gold. Whether you're an experienced photographer or a novice enthusiast, this opportunity offers the chance to capture stunning images of these majestic creatures against the serene beauty of the beach at dawn.

Hands-on Macro Photography

FRI 10 - 11:30 A.M.

Photo Seminar

Meeting Location: Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia - 5205 A1A S

Ticket Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No People: 30

During this seminar, you'll learn essential techniques for achieving stunning macro shots, from selecting the right equipment to mastering composition and lighting. Through interactive demonstrations and practical exercises, you'll gain valuable insights into capturing the tiny wonders of nature up close!

Shorebird Photography on Bird Island

SAT 7 - 11:00 A.M.

Field Workshop via Boat Tour 

Meeting Location: Vilano Beach Fishing Pier, 260 Vilano Rd.

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate (must be able to climb ladder from boat to sand at Bird Island)

Max No. People: 12

All aboard for an opportunity to photograph shorebirds in their natural habitat along the shoreline of Anastasia State Park, where you'll encounter a diverse array of shorebird species in their element. Brett will provide expert guidance on composition, lighting, and camera settings to help you capture breathtaking images of these magnificent birds.

Whether you're a seasoned photographer or a beginner,  hone your skills and capture stunning photographs of shorebirds in their natural environment.

Captivating Bird Photography at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm

SAT 4:30 - 7:30 P.M.

Field Workshop

Meeting Location: St. Augustine Alligator Farm, 999 Anastasia Blvd.​

Ticket Price: $100 + Annual Photo Pass

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Advanced

Max No People: 12

Suggested Gear: A tripod or monopod is recommended

Join Brett Wells on a captivating bird photography experience at the renowned St. Augustine Alligator Farm Rookery, where you will capture the beauty and majesty of birds at this iconic location. Whether you're a seasoned pro or an amateur enthusiast, immerse yourself in the wonder of avian photography and learn invaluable tips and techniques to capture stunning images.

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