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2018 Birds Of Prey Photography Workshops

  • National Centre for Birds of Prey, Helmsley
  • from £65.00 (see pricing table below)

Join award winning wildlife photographer Steve Race on a 3 hour Birds of Prey Photography Workshop 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 workshop 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 workshop 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.

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

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.


2018 Birds of Prey Photography Workshops

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
Wed 14th Mar - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 9 Places remaining
Wed 28th Mar - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 10 Places remaining
Wed 11th Apr - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 10 Places remaining
Wed 25th Apr - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 10 Places remaining
Wed 9th May - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 10 Places remaining
Wed 23rd May - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 10 Places remaining
Tue 12th Jun - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 8 Places remaining
Wed 27th Jun - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 10 Places remaining
Wed 4th Jul - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 10 Places remaining
Wed 18th Jul - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 10 Places remaining
Tue 14th Aug - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 10 Places remaining
Tue 28th Aug - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 8 Places remaining
Wed 5th Sep - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 10 Places remaining
Wed 19th Sep - 10.00am 3 hours National Centre for Birds of Prey Group £65.00 10 Places remaining