Algonquin Winter Wildlife Photography Workshop

Join wildlife photographer, guide and instructor Michael Bertelsen in Algonquin Park, amongst snow covered pines and frozen lakes capturing images of Algonquin's wildlife. Moose, whitetail deer, pine martin, red fox, wintering birds like the ruffed and spruce grouse, pine & evening grosbeaks, white & red-breasted nuthatches, crossbills, blue & grey jays, boreal chickadees, woodpeckers are all possibilities.

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The 2 day workshop will focus on how to achieve attractive backgrounds using depth of field and focal length. We will also cover bird setups with feeders and perches to acquire striking images.

Small Group Experience
Workshops are limited to 4 people. This ensures that everyone's photographic needs will be addressed, giving the highest quality experience possible.

Equipment Recommendations
A digital SLR camera body matched with a lens that reaches to at least 300mm. Most used focal length will be between 200 to 500mm. Bring a wide angle lens for possible landscapes. A sturdy tripod, Protection for camera and lens from the elements (storm jacket or plastic bag). A flash for birds is not required but if you own one, bring it along.

Clothing Recommendations
Temperatures range from -3C to -20C during this time. Insulated boots, warm winter coat, insulated pants or long underwear. Warm mitts, thin gloves you can use camera buttons with, warm hat and warm socks.

Other Considerations
Low level of fitness is required. Very short walks. You must be able to carry your own camera gear and tripod.

Where To Stay
We stay in Huntsville close to the west gate of the park. More information will be provided as to what hotel to book once a deposit has been received.

Transportation Included
Sit back and relax, Let Michael drive you in and around Algonquin Park.

Exact meeting time to be determined.
On location for the morning light.
Bathroom breaks available through out the day.
Lunch will be at one of the restaurants located near the park.

The Itinerary Includes:

2 Days photographing wildlife & possible landscapes.
Transportation to and from our meeting location to our photography locations.
Personalized instruction offered at all times.
Hot chocolate served while in the field.

Not Included:
Accommodations & all meals.
Transportation from your hotel to our meeting location.

Scheduled 2 Day Winter Wildlife Photography Workshops $300.00 + 13% HST Per Day
Maximum 4 photographers

If the scheduled dates don't work for you or you are interested in a private workshop for yourself or your group contact Michael for for more information & prices.

Good morning Michael,
Holly and I would both like to thank-you again for an amazing trip. You went above and beyond as always! We both got some amazing shots, and we both really appreciate all your insight and knowledge. Liz L.

Hi Michael, I just want to let you know how much I appreciate the outstanding Algonquin Park Winter Photo Tour of this last weekend. A small group of photographers with a friendly guide who knows the place like his back pocket is a fantastic recipe for success. I certainly look forward to another tour with you and your company. Sincerely, Pierre W

Deposit & Registration for Tours/Workshops

A nonrefundable 50% deposit plus 13% HST is required to reserve your spot.

Please contact Michael if you have any other questions or to check availability and request a booking.

We accept e-Transfers or cheques. If sending a cheque please make it payable to Wild Outdoors Limited and send it to PO Box 5335, Huntsville, ON, Canada, P1H 2K7

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