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DAN WA LT E R S Learn more about Dan and his work at www.danwaltersphoto.com Dan Walters has been photographing wildlife for nearly 20 years and is passionate about photographing birds. He can usually be found in the field every day, where he challenges himself to capture their color and variety as well as each bird’s unique behavior. Living in Colorado provides Dan with a wide variety of ecosystems to photograph in. From the prairie to the alpine tundra, he has numerous subjects to choose from. Dan has been published in Colorado Outdoors, Colorado Life Magazine, Ranger Rick Jr. Magazine, Bugle Magazine, Impact Publishing, Blue sky Publishing, Smith- SouthWestern, Brown Trout Publishing and many more. Photo Safari to Anastasia State Park | Field Workshop Meeting Location: Anastasia State Park, 300 Anastasia Park Rd. FRIDAY & SATURDAY 6:45 TO 10:30 A.M. Price: $100 | Max No of People: 12 | Difficulty Level: All Levels The natural beach habitat of Anastasia State Park is a great place to photograph the royal terns and other birds. There are plenty of opportunities to capture unique behavior and birds in flight. Join Dan Walters at sunrise as he leads participants to where the birds hang out! Participants can look forward to learning how to photograph the terns in flight, emphasizing focus points in the camera, and exposure techniques. Learn how to expose properly to capture a white bird in bright sun by using manual mode settings. Festival Organizer Note About Field Workshops: 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 up the group. Each field workshop will begin with a 10 minute overview of the subject and techniques. Suggested gear lists are listed with each field workshop. PHOTO: DAN WALTERS BRETT WELLS Downtown St. Augustine Photo Walk | Field Workshop Meeting Location: Castillo de San Marcos, meet in the parking lot FRIDAY 6 TO 8 P.M. Price: $100 | Max. No. People: 10 | Difficulty Level: Beginner to Advanced Learn the essentials for shooting then put those skills into practice on our photo walk. You can create amazing images with gear you already have (your camera and tripod), and you can do even more with some simple tools and tricks. This class will cover the right equipment to use, from basic to advanced, as well as the proper techniques in photographing and processing to ensure a great end result. Suggested Gear List: One DSLR, Short zoom lens – 24-70mm, 24-105mm, etc., Mid zoom lens – 70-200mm, etc., Tripod (required), Ballhead, Cable release. Festival Organizer Note About Field Workshops: 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 up the group. Each field workshop will begin with a 10 minute overview of the subject and techniques. Suggested gear lists are listed with each field workshop. sponsored by Brett Wells has worked in the field of photography for over 20 years. He has a masters degree in photography from the University of Westminster, London, UK. He taught at the Art Institute of Atlanta for 7 years and currently teaches workshops around the United States. His work has been published and exhibited in this country and abroad. Brett is a Technical Representative for Sigma Corporation of America, supporting Sigma photographers and photographic education around the country. 22