Photography Fieldcraft With Simon Watts

at Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 3GW

Join professional wildlife cameraman Simon Watts for a session exploring the skills needed for both still and motion camerawork

Each session will cover:

  • What are field skills?
  • The power of using of field skills in the application of camerawork.
  • What camera?
  • Getting to know your patch.
  • Lay of the land and light – knowing your East and West.
  • Recognising seasonal changes, routines, cycles and habitat – and preparation for them.
  • Basic tracks and signs.
  • Active or Passive Camerawork?
  • Being acutely aware of ‘the moment’.
  • Knowing your subject – pre-empting and planning.
  • Ethical use of lures and some luring techniques.
  • Clothing and movement.
  • Hides – natural, bought and positioning.
  • Composition
  • Turning ‘record’ shots into something more.
  • Depth of field.
  • The ‘low’ down – benefits of good positioning.
  • Using social media for your own benefit.
  • Gentle walk to apply some elements ‘in the field’

For tickets, please visit this link.

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