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Birds Of Prey Photography Days

  • National Centre for Birds of Prey, Helmsley
  • from £130.00 (see pricing table below)

Join award winning wildlife photographer Steve Race on a Birds of Prey Photography Day at the National Centre for Birds of Prey in Helmsley, North Yorkshire.

We have exclusive access to a wide range of iconic native and worldwide raptors in the idyllic setting of Duncombe Park Estate, Helmsley situated in the North York Moors National Park.

The photography day will be tailored towards beginners and enthusiasts. We will look at the techniques and equipment needed to photograph birds of prey and advice and tips will be given on how to get that perfect wildlife image. You will learn about correct exposure, how to deal with tricky lighting conditions such as harsh sunlight or low light levels, and depth of field techniques to compensate for the expanse of open parkland and woodland.

The NCBP holds a large collection of raptors including Steller's Sea Eagle, Grey Buzzard Eagle, White-tailed Sea Eagle, African Fish Eagle, Common Buzzard, Harris Hawk, Lanner Falcon, Merlin, Kestrel, European Eagle Owl, Great Horned Owl, Burrowing Owl and Yellow Billed Kite. During the photography day a number of these species will be available to be photographed as both static and flying shots.

We will have our own private flying display to look at the techniques of flight photography and capture some stunning images of Owls, Eagles, Hawks and Falcons in flight.

Group Size: 10 maximum.

Includes: Tuition, personal falconer, private flying display and all day admission to NCBP.

Not included: Lunch

Facilities: The NCBP includes a shop, cafe, toilets, picnic area and offers the largest collection of birds of prey in the north of England.

Birds of Prey Photography Workshops: We also offer a 3 hour taster workshop. Maximun number of 10 participants. For more information click here...

Private Workshops: If you are a club, group or society wishing to book a workshop for your group, please call the YCN office on 01723 865498 for details.

Gift vouchers are available for our workshops and are a great gift in which we can email you a gift certificate. Click here for a selection of our gift vouchers we have on offer.


Birds of Prey Photography Days

Steve Race is our lead photographer at Yorkshire Coast Nature. From his start with a film camera in the early eighties right up to the digital era of today, Steve has acquired a great eye for wildlife photography. His passion for the natural world shines through on his workshops and tours with YCN. In 2013... Read More

Date & Time Duration Location Type Price Availability
Sat 25th Mar - 10.00am 1 day National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £130.00 7 Places remaining
Sat 15th Apr - 10.00am 1 day National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £130.00 9 Places remaining
Fri 26th May - 10.00am 1 day National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £130.00 10 Places remaining
Tue 13th Jun - 10.00am 1 day National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £130.00 10 Places remaining
Tue 18th Jul - 10.00am 1 day National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £130.00 10 Places remaining
Tue 15th Aug - 10.00am 1 day National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £130.00 9 Places remaining
Sat 16th Sep - 10.00am 1 day National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £130.00 10 Places remaining
Sat 14th Oct - 10.00am 1 day National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £130.00 10 Places remaining