Jack Rogers

Jack Rogers is a prize-winning, widely published bird and nature photographer who has been photographing birds and other wildlife for decades.  Jack leads workshops and presents a variety of seminars here in Florida each year and teaches nature photography at Valencia College in Orlando. 

Jack is also a great supporter of Florida’s conservation organizations and his images may be seen on their websites, pamphlets, and signposts across the state. 

Join Jack at one of his popular seminars and workshops and take advantage of his in-depth knowledge to learn where and how to very successfully photograph birds and wildlife across Florida and elsewhere.

 

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Jack's Seminars & Field Workshops

 

FRI 10 - 11:30 A.M.

Birder’s Guide to Bird and Nature Photography

It’s very common for birders and nature lovers to eventually try and photograph the birds and wildlife we all love. While many have a wealth of knowledge about birds and wildlife, that doesn’t necessarily translate into skills needed to capture quality images of those beautiful creatures. By attending this workshop, you will learn tips and techniques that will result in dramatic improvement of your photos and help you bypass many mistakes common to beginning nature photographers. This workshop is for the beginning bird and nature photographer, but even experienced photogs will likely learn a few new tricks during this in-depths seminar.

Photography Seminar

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

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No People: 20

FRI 1 - 2:30 P.M.

Spoonies! How, Where, and When to Photograph Roseate Spoonbills in Florida

Want to get some great Spoonbill photos? Join Jack as he shares his favorite Florida Spoonie photo locales, provides tips on how to capture great images of Spoonbill behavior, flight shots, reflections, and more, and helps you pick the best time of year and day to be the most productive and get the best light. If you love Spoonbills, don't miss this session! 


Photography Seminar

Meeting Location: Celebration Hall of St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A S.

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No People: 20

FRI 5:30 - 7:30 P.M.

Photographing Native Birds of Prey

This popular field workshop will provide extraordinary access to photo opportunities that are rarely available in the wild. We’ll provide a variety of beautiful native Florida raptors including owls, falcons, and hawks. These beautiful birds will be perched on carefully selected native perches appropriate for each species, thus providing the perfect conditions to produce amazing, intimate images of these fantastic birds. Jack has hosted raptor workshops for several years and will share lots of tips on the best camera settings, depth of field choices, lighting angles, perspective and background selection, and answer any other questions you may have.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to capture superb images of awesome birds.

Field Workshop

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

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No People: 12

Suggested Gear List: camera, tripod highly recommended, mid to long zoom lens (100-400 range zoom, 500mm tele, both will work well), flash not recommended

SAT 6:30 - 8:30 A.M.

Photographing Native Birds of Prey

This popular field workshop will provide extraordinary access to photo opportunities that are rarely available in the wild. We’ll provide a variety of beautiful native Florida raptors including owls, falcons, and hawks. These beautiful birds will be perched on carefully selected native perches appropriate for each species, thus providing the perfect conditions to produce amazing, intimate images of these fantastic birds. Jack has hosted raptor workshops for several years and will share lots of tips on the best camera settings, depth of field choices, lighting angles, perspective and background selection, and answer any other questions you may have.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to capture superb images of awesome birds.

Field Workshop

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

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No People: 12

Suggested Gear List: camera, tripod highly recommended, mid to long zoom lens (100-400 range zoom, 500mm tele, both will work well), flash not recommended

SAT 10 - 11:30 A.M.

Top Ten Locales for Great Bird Photography in Florida 

This workshop will take an in-depth look at ten great locales to photograph Florida birds in very photogenic settings. Participants will learn where to go, the best time of day and time of year for each site, and what birds and other subjects might be expected, including tips on nesting and other behaviors that might be observed and photographed. 

Photography Seminar

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

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: All Levels

Max No People: 20

SAT 1 - 2:30 P.M.

Photographing Shorebirds: Techniques, Locations, Identification 

Although Shorebirds can be found on just about every beach around, they can be tough to photograph successfully. Jack has mastered shorebird photography and is a primary contributor to a variety of sea and shorebird related organizations, including the Florida Shorebird Alliance (flshorebirdallince.org) and the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail (floridabirdingtrail.com). Join Jack as he shares techniques guaranteed to provide great photos, information on great locations in Florida to find and photograph shorebirds, and tips that will help you identify the many species found there.  

Photography Seminar

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

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: All Levels

Max No People: 20

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