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Welcome to one of the most celebrated and beautiful festivals in the nation ...

Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest

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Congratulations

to our 2019

Photo Contest

Winners!

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their images!

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Join Us Next Year! April 21-25, 2021

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This year's headquarters is located in Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia

5205 A1A S, St. Augustine Beach  •  Click for Google map

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Our sincerest thanks go out to all of this year's participants, volunteers, sponsors, vendors, and exhibitors

for another incredible year!

All of you make the festival a huge success!

We look forward to seeing you at this year's festival!

April 22-26, 2020

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Follow these steps to build your adventure for this year’s Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest:

• Review offerings under SPEAKERS & WORKSHOPS / OUTDOOR TOURS - make note of your selections.

• Ready to buy tickets? Click the REGISTER HERE & BUY TICKETS button which takes you to our Ticketing Site.

• Select and add your Festival Registration and your event tickets to your cart and check out.

Be Sure to Check Out Our

Quick Tip Tuesdays and Live Speaker Saturdays at 11 a.m.

on our Facebook page

 

 

Congratulations to This Year's Photo Contest Winners!

DAVID AKOUBIAN

Photographing Birds at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm

Field Workshop (Meeting Location: St. Augustine Alligator Farm, 999 Anastasia Blvd.)

WEDNESDAY 4:30 TO 7:30 P.M.

Price: $100 + Annual Photo Pass ($120)

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No People: 12

 

 

Sunrise Field Workshop on St. Augustine Beach

Field Workshop (Meeting Location: St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd.)

THURSDAY 6:15 TO 8:30 A.M.

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No People: 15

 

 

Photographing Birds and Wildlife

Photography Seminar (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

THURSDAY 1 TO 2:30 P.M. 

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No People: 30

 

 

Photographing Native Birds of Prey

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

THURSDAY 5:30 TO 7:30 P.M.

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No. of People: 12

 

 

Horses on the Beach with Tamron: Hubbard, Akoubian, Kemper and Langell

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

Frank B. Butler County Park EAST, 5860 A1A South)

FRIDAY 6:15 TO 8:30 A.M.

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No People: 30

SEMINARS &

FIELD WORKSHOPS

David Akoubian has been a photographer since 1972 when his father presented him with his first camera, but his career in photography started in 1992. David learned his craft originally as a painter and from his father who shares his love of nature and photography. Early in his career he traveled with, learned from and taught beside some of the masters of nature photography including John Shaw, Art Wolfe, Galen Rowell, Bryan Peterson, Pat O'Hara, and Rod Planck. David has been teaching photography since 1994 in the classroom and leading workshops around the United States. David presents at many camera clubs across, as well as leading workshops across the United States and Internationally.

 

David's clients include, but are not limited to, Coca Cola, PNC Bank, Tamron, Angels on Horseback, the Mountain Conservation Trust of Georgia, Lensbaby, The Nature Conservancy, Scholastic Books, and Gibbs Gardens. His photographs and articles have appeared in publications such as Nature Photographer, Audubon Magazine, Blue Ridge Country, Birder's World, Outdoor Photographer, Backpacker Magazine, Shutterbug and many local publications. His work has appeared in several feature books, calendars, as well as in instructional guides. David has been designated a Tamron Image Master.

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The Art of Composition

Photo Seminar (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

FRIDAY 10 TO 11:30 A.M.

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No. of People: 30

 

 

Historic St. Augustine Photo Walk

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

Downtown Plaza (Gazebo), 170 St. George St.)

SATURDAY 8 TO 11 A.M.

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: All Levels  

Max No. of People: 12

 

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We want you to enjoy and learn as much as you can in your field workshops. Therefore, it is important to arrive early and have all of your gear ready to go so you do not miss out or hold the group up. Each field workshop will begin with a 10 minute overview of the subject and techniques. Suggested gear lists are included with each field workshop.

A note about Alligator Farm Field Workshops **

The Alligator Farm REQUIRES an ANNUAL PHOTO PASS for this workshop.**If you need a Photo Pass then please purchase our “I NEED AN ALLIGATOR FARM PHOTO PASS” ticket and a Photo Pass will be ordered for you.  You will only need to buy the pass one time and it’s valid for one year. 2020 Photo Passes are $120.

Festival Organizer Note About Field Workshops

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