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Bird Photography Techniques and Tips

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 10:00am

Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium


Brookgreen Gardens and Huntington Beach State Park are homes to a large variety of bird life. This workshop will teach the best tips and techniques for photographing birds of the Lowcountry. Topics covered will be exposure, making sharp images, composition, backgrounds, controlling depth of field, and camera and lens choices. Also, some post-processing of RAW image files in Photoshop to show how to make the most out of your images! Instructed by George DeCamp and Anne Malarich.

A morning lecture will be followed by and afternoon session on work techniques in the field at Brookgreen Gardens. A box lunch will be included.

10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium

Members $45, non-members $60.

Equipment needed: Camera, lens, tripod, extra batteries. We recommend a telephoto lens (300mm to 500mm) or a good equivalent zoom lens and a converter, if you have one.  Please wear muted colors. Tripods are a plus but not a requirement.

Event will go on rain or shine! Please dress appropriately for the weather.


Open Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
For their safety and the safety of our animal collection, pets are not allowed, nor can they be left in vehicles inside Brookgreen.
Service animals that have received special training to assist disabled persons are welcome.


Daily General Admission Tickets for 7 consecutive days
Children 3 and under
Children 4-12
Adults 13-64
Seniors 65 & Over


1931 Brookgreen Drive

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Off US Highway 17 Bypass, between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island