EXPERIENCE FALCONRY AND FLYING BIRDS OF PREY IN CHESHIRE AT GAUNTLET EAGLE AND VULTURE PARK

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Gauntlet's Photography Workshops are designed for photographers of all ages and experience. They provide a unique opportunity to photograph the birds from the centre up close under the guidance of professional photographer Peter MacArthur. You will get the chance to shoot a varied selection of birds from Gauntlet's famous collection in natural outdoors settings and also in a controlled studio environment.
Gauntlet run Photography Workshops thoughout the year.

Our Gallery includes some great examples of the brilliant results our clients have achieved.

See bottom of page for details of our Photography Competition.

Masterclasses



We are now able to offer an exclusive Masterclass for photographing birds of prey.
Presented as a full day workshop, they will appeal to photographers of any experience who want to improve their technical and practical skills to capture the ultimate bird of prey image.
The workshop covers getting the most from your camera outdoors and an in depth studio session.
There is of course a flying session and we finish the day with a Photoshop and workflow lesson.

A maximum of 3 photographers per workshop

£190 (including lunch) per person


Gift Voucher Our Photography Workshops are supplied as VOUCHERS and are valid for 12 months.
Our vouchers are sent by post and are presented in an A5 folder, including all the information you will need on the day.
Once you receive your voucher you can call us to book your workshop.
(Prior booking is required and early booking is advised.)

All Photography Workshops are non-refundable.

Half Day
Duration 3 hours

£65. Per Person.
Full Day
Duration 6 hours, including lunch.

£100. Per Person.
£80. Per Person with Spectator.

£125. Per Person with Spectator.


Workshops are limited to specific dates and to a maximum of 8 people per course.

Forthcoming dates
Half Day Workshops.

26th March 2017
12th April 2017
6th May 2017
18th June 2017
15th July 2017
16th August 2017
9th September 2017
Full Day Workshops.

17th March 2017
23rd April 2017
18th May 2017
7th June 2017
9th July 2017
5th August 2017
24th September 2017
Masterclass.

tbc

All workshops start at 10.30am.


TYPICAL ITINERARY
This applies to both half and full days and has been designed to be adaptable to account for weather conditions and specific requirements.
Session 1 - Outside.
The first part of the workshop is spent outside, where you get the chance to photograph the birds in natural surroundings.
Our woodland setting has numerous trees for the birds to perch in, giving you beautifully natural and authentic results.

© Alan Smith.  
Session 2 - Studio.
For the second session we move inside to the studio setting so what ever the weather Gauntlet's famous collection of birds are there for you to photograph in a controlled environment.

© David Mars.  
Session 3 - Flying.
The third session of the day is where you really get to test your skills with a private flying session.
We will get the birds flying in the perfect way for you to get those ultimate action shots.

© Philip Taylor.  

Bald Eagle
PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION.

Gauntlet invites our clients and customers to enter their favourite shots for our annual Photography Competition.
Photographs should be of birds from Gauntlet Birds of Prey.
There is no limit to the number of photographs you can enter.
Medium to high resolution is prefered.

Closing date for entries is 31st December.

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