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Keep an eye out for our 2020 guide!

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

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Join Us This Year! April 22-26, 2020

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• 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.

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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SHIV VERMA

Mirrorless Cameras for Wildlife Photography

Photography Seminar (Meeting Location: Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

WEDNESDAY 9 TO 10:30 A.M.

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No. People:30

 

 

Horses on the Beach 

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

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

WEDNESDAY 6 TO 8:15 P.M. 

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No of People: 12

 

 

Lighting

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

 

 

Golden Hour in the Field

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

Marineland Rock Beach, 9700 Oceanshore Blvd.)

THURSDAY 6:30 TO 8:30 P.M.

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No. People: 12

 

 

In Field Photography at St. Augustine Alligator Farm

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

St. Augustine Alligator Farm, 999 Anastasia Blvd.)

FRIDAY 8 TO 11 A.M.

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

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No. People: 12

 

 

Mirrorless – The next generation of photography

Photography Seminar (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

SATURDAY 10 TO 11:30 A.M.

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No. People: 30

PHOTOGRAPHY SEMINARS

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Shiv Verma, APSA, MNEC is a published author, photographer, educator and technologist. He is a member of the Panasonic Lumix Luminary Team, an X-Rite Coloratti and a Master at the Arcanum. He has been photographing for over 50 years and has evolved his photography to express his intense devotion to wildlife and nature. Over the years has earned numerous awards and recognition both nationally and internationally. Shiv devotes a great deal of his time formally reviewing photography related products, to education in digital photography and is a speaker and competition judge. He conducts photo tours and workshops worldwide and typically has one tour a month.

 

Shiv’s book Time-Lapse Imagery was published in February 2014. He has been writing for one of the world’s largest photography education sites “Digital Photography School” with about 1.5 million subscribers. He is also a co-host on TWiP (This Week in Photography) a weekly photography podcast that is the 7th largest in the world.

 

He belongs to multiple photographic clubs and associations and serves as Vice President of the Digital Circuit NECCC (New England Camera Club Council), a member of the Professional Photographers Association of America, past General Chairman of the PSA International (Photographic Society of America), past Chairman of Nature Division, PSA; Director of the instructional and essay sets, PSA.

 

Shiv was elected as an Associate of the Photographic Society of America in 2013 and was elected a Master Member of the New England Camera Club Council in 2008.

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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.

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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

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