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Camera trapping bundle

This bundle is perfect to add a new skill to your storytelling toolkit! Take your camera trapping skills from beginner to advanced with these two, one-day workshops!

Camera trapping allows you to take intimate and breathtaking images in a nonintrusive way. However, the learning curve is quite steep. In these two workshops, you’ll learn from two experts who have been successfully camera trapping for years and use the skill to enhance their stories and make them more competitive in the freelance world. Register today for this bundle of Basic and Advance Camera Trapping!

Workshops Overview

Basics of Camera Trapping: Saturday, June 19th

Class Outline:

  • Session One: 11am – 1pm U.S. Eastern Time – Concept of camera trapping & basic equipment
  • Session Two: 3pm – 5pm U.S. Eastern Time – Location (macro and micro level), basic settings, lighting, composition, and ethical considerations
Advanced Camera Trapping: Saturday, June 26th

Class Outline:

  • Session One: 11am – 1pm U.S. Eastern Time – Advanced Equipment, Mounting/Security of Equipment
  • Session Two: 3pm – 5pm U.S. Eastern Time –  Advanced Setting, lighting, composition, and an Ask us Anything

Meet your Instructors:

Sebastian Kennerknecht

Sebastian Kennerknecht is a wildlife and conservation photographer with over fourteen years of experience visually covering wildlife and environmental issues internationally, focusing in particular on wild cats. He has produced high quality editorial photographs, time-lapses, videos, and web content featured in and by the New York Times, Washington Post, BBC Wildlife, Smithsonian, The Economist, Science, and Conservation International, among others. Using highly customized SLR camera traps, along with conventional photographic techniques, he works closely with field biologists to both effectively and ethically capture photographs of some of the rarest cats on the planet while also highlighting the threats they face. Working for conservation organizations and on magazine assignments, Sebastian has photographed twenty-three of the forty species of wild felids, in twenty-nine different countries.

Sebastian graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Evolution from the University of California – Santa Cruz, won NANPA’s emerging photographer award, and is an associate fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers.

Jen Guyton

Dr. Jen Guyton is a photographer and ecologist with a passion for science communication and telling stories at the junction of global environmental change and human culture. She is a National Geographic Explorer, a 2019 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellow in Mozambique, and a member of Women Photograph. Her work has been published in National Geographic Online, bioGraphic, BBC Wildlife, and others, and has won awards in several competitions, including as a category winner in Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Course Content

Saturday June 19, 2021: 11am - 1pm Eastern Time (United States & Canada)
Saturday June 19, 2021: 3pm - 5pm Eastern Time (United States & Canada)
Saturday June 26, 2021: 11am - 1pm Eastern Time (United States & Canada)
Saturday June 26, 2021: 3pm - 5pm Eastern Time (United States & Canada)
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