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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!

LEE VARIS

Lee Varis is a photo-illustrator now working in the Boston area. He has been involved in commercial photography for more than 40 years. He started working with computer imaging over 20 years ago and currently works with digital as well as conventional photography in conjunction with computer graphics to create images for use in print advertising.

 

Lee’s work has been featured on movie posters, video box covers, CD covers, numerous brochures and catalogs. He is responsible for the moth on the "Silence of the Lambs" movie poster, as well as photos of the Starship Enterprise for the Star Trek movies!

 

The author of 4 books, his best-known book is the best seller: “Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing, and Retouching Faces and Bodies” Wiley Publishing 2006 & a 2nd edition in 2010.  This book has become a must-have reference for every portrait and fashion photographer.

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Photography Seminar (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

Difficulty Level: All Levels

WEDNESDAY 9 TO 10:30 A.M.

Price: $25

Max No of People: 30

 

 

21st Century Lighting Techniques

Photography Seminar & Workshop (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

Difficulty Level: All Levels

THURSDAY 1 TO 4 P.M.

Price: $25

Max No of People: 18

 

 

Portrait Retouching for the Artistically Challenged

Photography Seminar (Meeting Location: 

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South) 

FRIDAY 1 TO 2:30 P.M.

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: All Levels

Max No People: 30

 

 

Modern Photo Workflows in Lightroom & Photoshop

Photography Seminar (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)  

FRIDAY 3 TO 4:30 P.M.

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: All Levels  

Max No People: 30

 

 

Aerial Perspective Technique in Photoshop 

Photography Seminar (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)  

SATURDAY 3 TO 4:30 P.M.

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: All Levels

Max No People: 30

SEMINARS AND

FIELD WORKSHOPS

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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.

Festival Organizer Note About Field Workshops