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Natural Wonders Photography
Tylwyth Teg
Llanigon
Hay on Wye
Hereford
HR3 5QA
United Kingdom

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    Photography Workshops & Tours. Overseas & UK

    Harvest Mice and a Reflection Pool Hide (Combination Day)

    In Rural Dorset with Dean Mason
    • £135.00 /person
    • Deposit
      £25.00
    • Location
      Rural Dorset
    • Dates
      Many dates are available. Please contact us though the website to arrange dates to suit you and discuss your requirements. Please note that this is fully licenced with DEFRA under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 (amended 2018). The Licence number is 149185.
    • Duration
      Full day
    • Leader
      Dean Mason
    • Group Size
      Maximum of 3
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    Workshop Overview

    Natural Wonders Photography has teamed up with Dean Mason of Windows on Wildlife to provide our clients with a great opportunity to take amazing images of harvest mice, woodland birds and the occasional squirrel situated on completely private land in rural Dorset and surrounded by ancient woodland.

    Combination Day

    £135 /person

    Workshops are held in the great outdoors at a beautiful rural location, allowing for different and distant natural backgrounds for your images. Possibilities for a wide variety of images is easily achievable and due to a book and the time is yours policy, you will not have to share the day with other photographers (unless you are a group!).

    Our aim is complete customer satisfaction and for you to get the maximum from your visit. The workshops are all straightforward and natural with a very relaxed atmosphere.

    The reflection pool hide is fully lined and insulated for that extra bit of comfort during those cold days that occur way too often in the UK. There is plenty of room within the hide for 3 persons comfortably.

    The hide is of multi purpose usage and you are not governed to just the one position during your visit, swapping photographic windows is allowed and encouraged. There is also space for your camera equipment and personal belongings.

    Suitable for all levels of photographer, from seasoned professionals wishing to add to their ever increasing portfolios through to beginners learning the craft and in need of one to one tuition. Whatever your needs we can cater for all.

    Please note that this is fully licenced with DEFRA under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 (amended 2018). The Licence number is 149185.

    What You'll Learn

    • About Harvest Mice
    • Macro Techniques
    • Camera hints and tips from Dean
    • About the local woodland birds

    Workshop In Detail

    This workshop is suitable for all levels of photographer. Seasoned Pros may wish to add to their portfolio and beginners to photography will benefit from Dean who will be on hand to offer any advice with settings etc if required.

    The workshop is held in the great outdoors at a beautiful rural location, allowing for different and distant natural backgrounds for your images. Possibilities for a wide variety of images is easily achievable.

    The harvest mice photography session will run for a maximum of two and a half hours. Harvest mice are incredibly acrobatic mammals. Times are strict to allow for the wellbeing of the mice.

    The reflection pool hide is a 3/4 person timber constructed hide, fully lined and insulated for that extra bit of comfort during those cold days that occur way too often in the UK. There is plenty of room within the hide for 3 persons comfortably. There is plenty of room for your photography equipment. The setting for the reflection pool is very natural.

    Cost for the Combination workshop is £135.00 per person for a full day . A £25 non refundable deposit is required upon booking.

    There is also a toilet on site for your use.

    The Combination day begins with an early session in the reflection pool hide, followed by a session with the harvest mice before returning back to the reflection pool for the afternoon light.

    Cost per workshop is £135.00 per person per day with a £25 non refundable deposit payable on booking.

    Please contact us for details and to reserve your place. If you have any questions at all please just ask, we are happy to help.

    Included

    • Tuition as and when required

    Excluded

    • Lunch - please bring your own!
    • Insurance
    • Items of a personal nature

    Workshop Itinerary

    Please note: Sometimes the itinerary may change but this will not interfere with game viewing and photography opportunities!

    Combination Day

    • Reflection Pool Hide 08:00 - 10:30
    • Harvest Mice 10:30 - 13:00
    • Reflection Pool Hide 13:00 - 16:00
    • Please note that times are flexible

    Workshop FAQs

    What lenses shall I bring?

    The Reflection Pool hide is suitable for lenses from 200mm and up to 500mm.

    We recommend with 200mm lenses that a crop factor body is used & 500mm lenses a full frame body is better suited.

    Essentially anything wth a focal length of between 300mm and 500mm will be fine.

    For the harvest mice a macro lens works well. A 105mm macro lens is fine.

    Is there a toilet?

    Yes, there is a toilet on site for you to use all day.

    Where does the workshop take place?

    In rural Dorset on private land which is very natural and unspoiled.

    What lens should I use for the harvest mice?

    A dedicated macro lens is ideal. Anything from 100mm to 200mm is recommended.

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