Women's only Dragonfly & Damselfly Photography Workshops with Victoria Hillman at RSPB Ham Wall
This is an event created and led by women, for women. This photography event provides an opportunity for those who may not feel comfortable photographing in a mix sex group, offering a relaxed and comfortable situation to ask questions and take photos. Victoria is also hosting a Dragonfly and Damselfly Photography Workshop on 1st June which is open to everyone. More information on that event can be found here: https://events.rspb.org.uk/events/60388
Join Victoria Hillman and delve into the world of dragonfly & damselfly photography. This half day workshop will explore how to photograph these beautiful and charismatic species, from where to look for and how to find them through to how to photograph them in their natural habitat causing minimal disturbance, we'll explore capturing portraits, behaviours and in habitat images.
Victoria is a Wildlife Researcher, Photographer, Artist, Writer and Guide. She will be running courses at Ham Wall throughout the year including 'Dragonfly & Damselfly Photography' and 'Nature Photography for 12-16 year olds'. Visit https://events.rspb.org.uk/hamwall to see her other events. Discover more of Victoria's work here:
Website - www.forgottenlittlecreatures.com
Twitter - https://twitter.com/NatureArtVic
Instragram - https://www.instagram.com/vic.hillman_flc.project/
26 May 2024, 5:30-9:00am
£49 RSPB Members
£61 non-RSPB Members
Suitable for ages 18+
Please note booking fees apply (included in price above).
Variety of lenses (zoom/telephoto, macro, close-up filters) if you have them
Tripod or monopod
Batteries and memory cards
Lens cleaning cloth
Waterproof shoes and clothing for the early morning especially
Warm clothing, layers work well as the day warms up
The workshop takes place across rough and uneven terrain, including patches of long grass unsuitable for wheels. There may also be some optional laying on the ground. The tour will have a relaxed pace with breaks to sit and rest but there will be prolonged periods of standing and some walking involved.
For more information on accessibility at Ham Wall please see https://www.accessibilityguides.org/content/rspb-ham-wall-0.
The tour will leave promptly at the stated start time. We ask you to arrive at the Ham Wall Car Park 15 minutes before the start of the tour to register with staff.
Car parking – Car Parking is available in the large RSPB car park but please note that car parking charges apply to non-RSPB members (£3 all day). RSPB members display membership card on dashboard for free parking.
Who is welcome to attend the event? This event is open to anyone who identifies as a woman. We also welcome non-binary people who feel comfortable in a women's only space to this event.
We are hosting other Introduction to Photography Walks with Victoria Hillman which can be found on our events page: https://events.rspb.org.uk/hamwall
Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event? The minimum age requirement for this event is 18 years of age.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Please bring either printed or electronic proof of your ticket and email confirmation of the visit date and time with you. If you booked as an RSPB member, that member needs to bring their membership card with them.
What do I need to bring? Please see equipment list above. Dress appropriately for the weather and condition, including sturdy footwear. Wet weather gear should be brought just in case. You may wish to bring a drink and/or snack.
Can I bring my dog? No dogs, except registered assistance dogs please.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions? If you have any unanswered questions, please email us at email@example.com.
What's the refund policy? If unforeseen circumstances cause RSPB Ham Wall to cancel an event, all ticket holders will be informed, and a full refund will be issued. Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before the event start date. Refunds are subject to an administration fee. We do not offer refunds for cancellations made within 7 days of the event. For full terms and conditions click here: https://www.rspb.org.uk/globalassets/downloads/bigwildsleepout/events-terms-and-conditions.pdf
IMPORTANT: We respect your privacy and will not sell your personal data to any third party. Any personal data you provide here is collected and used only for the purposes of booking this event. Your details will only be used by this event's RSPB co-ordinator and will not be shared with anyone else.
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