Field Trips – Photography 2018

Field Trips – Photography 20182018-11-09T16:53:46+00:00

Wednesday, February 14

F1 Call of the Wild from the Winema Lodge 1 [New]

4:00 pm Wednesday to Thursday mid-morning, self-drive to and from Winema Lodge, 5215 Hill Rd, Tulelake, CA
You will experience the motto of the Winema Lodge,  “Enter as Strangers, Leave as Friends” with our new overnight experience based out of this historic locale.  Arrive by car by 4 pm on Wednesday, meet your Lodge host Verna Herman, and get settled into your room. Enjoy your pre-ordered dinner and BYO  drinks. Dan Skalos will present a talk on a unique visitor to the Klamath Basin, the Tule Goose. Before dawn fill up on your pre-ordered breakfast and you will be picked up by expert duck callers Jim Szemenyei  and Phil Brown of Wild Times Outfitters. They will take you by van to blinds where they will call in hundreds of ducks and geese. Take photos and video, or simply enjoy the spectacle, as birds fly by at arms-length. Limited to 8. Once you are registered you will receive information on how to make your room and meal reservations at the Winema Lodge.

Fee:$50 (does not include meals or accommodations)

Thursday, February 15

F2 Shoot with a Pro – Larry Turner 1

7:30 am – 12:30 pm, Meet at OIT Dow Center entrance
Learn the secrets of local Malin photography legend Larry Turner, one of the world’s most diverse photographers. During this outing he will share his passion “to stay in this moment” through photographic images at some of his favorite areas off the beaten path in the NWR refuge. You will learn tips on how to capture great pictures of birds in their natural environments. Includes lunch.

Fee: $100

F5 Great Bird Shots from Feeder Hops 1

8:30 am – Noon, Meet at the Running Y Lodge 3rd floor board room for ½ hour session,  followed by carpool field trip
Get up close and photograph the Running Y Ranch’s winter bird visitors, including the elusive White-headed Woodpecker. We’ll be photographing birds in beautiful outdoor settings at several feeder stations—and we’ll be comfy indoors! Photographer Abbott Schindler will share photo tips to help ensure your enjoyment and success. You’ll need a camera with a telephoto lens of 100mm or longer focal length. A tripod is highly recommended. You must be familiar with your camera’s exposure and focus settings prior to attending this session.

Fee: $25

F8 Call of the Wild from the Winema Lodge 2 [New]

4:00 pm Thursday to Friday mid-morning, self-drive to and from Winema Lodge, 5215 Hill Rd, Tulelake, CA
You will experience the motto of the Winema Lodge (see www.winemalodge.com ),  “Enter as Strangers, Leave as Friends” with our new overnight experience based out of this historic locale.  Arrive by car by 4 pm on Thursday, meet your Lodge host Verna Herman, and get settled into your room.Enjoy your pre-ordered dinner and BYO  drinks.Then there will be an informal conversation on the role of hunters in conservation with Kent Barnes,Wildlife Biologist with the Yurok Tribe. Before dawn, fill up on your pre-ordered breakfast and you will be picked up by  expert duck callers Jim Szemenyei  and Phil Brown of Wild Times Outfitters. They will drive you by van to blinds where they will call in hundreds of ducks and geese. Take photos and video, or simply enjoy the spectacle, as birds fly by at arms-length. Limited to 8. Once you are registered you will receive information on how to make  your room and meal reservations at the Winema Lodge.

Fee: $50 (does not include meals or accommodations)

Friday, February 16

F10 Shoot with a Pro – Larry Turner 2

7:30 am – 12:30 pm, Meet at OIT Dow Center entrance
Learn the secrets of local Malin photography legend Larry Turner, one of the world’s most diverse photographers. During this outing he will share his passion “to stay in this moment” through photographic images at some of his favorite areas off the beaten path in the NWR refuge. You will learn tips on how to capture great pictures of birds in their natural environments. Includes lunch.

Fee: $100

F13 Great Bird Shots from Feeder Hops 2

8:30 am – Noon, Meet at the Running Y Lodge Room 3rd floor boardroom for ½ hour session followed by carpool field trip
Get up close and photograph the Running Y Ranch’s winter bird visitors, including the elusive White-headed Woodpecker. We’ll be photographing birds in beautiful outdoor settings at several feeder stations—and we’ll be comfy indoors! Photographer Abbott Schindler will share photo tips to help ensure your enjoyment and success. You’ll need a camera with a telephoto lens of 100mm or longer focal length. A tripod is highly recommended. You must be familiar with your camera’s exposure and focus settings prior to attending this session.

Fee: $25

Saturday, February 17

F19 Getting Into Drone Photography – Field Practice [New]

8:30 – 11:30 am, Meeting place to be announced at the W4 drone workshop
CANCELLED

Fee: Included in W4 and F19 combo registration.

F25 Bird Photography with Photographer Moose Peterson [New]

Noon – 5:45 pm, OIT College Union Sunset Room (1 hour classroom followed by field experience)
Moose Peterson will share his passion for bird photography along with his keys to success for photographing birds. In this combo classroom and field workshop, you’ll begin with the basics of gear, light, and storytelling. Then he’ll add in some biology and how to apply the combination for success. Finally, he will take you out into the field to apply what you’ve learned and much more as he aids you in your storytelling. It will be a great afternoon of fun and exploration!

Fee: $175