Bavaria – Lynx – Lynx – Germany – Photography
Lynx – Lynx – Bavaria – Germany – Photography
eurasianlynx_winter_habitat_er5
EurasianLynx_kittens_2
EurasianLynx_kittens_3
Europes Great Predators8
EurasianLynx_kitten_5
Canis Lupus – Gray Wolf – Bavaria – National Park – Germany
eurasianlynx_winter_habitat_er1-copy
EurasianLynx_adult_kittens1
Europes Great Predators1
Europes Great Predators9
DSC_9923 copy
EurasianLynx_kittens_4
Europes Great Predators11
Brown Bear – Ursus Arctos – Germany – Bavaria – Photography
europeanbrownbear_portrait_er1-copy
Europes Great Predators12
Europes Great Predators Otter2
europeanbison_closeup_er1
Europes Great Predators3
Europes Great Predators Bears
eurasianwolf_portrait_snow_er6-copy
Lynx – Lynx – Germany – Bavaria – National Park – Photography
Europes Great Predators6
wildboar_adult_snow_er2-copy
Europes Great Predators4
wildboar_adult_snow_er5-copy
Europes Great Predators5
Europes Great Predators7
Europes Great Predators13
Europes Great Predators10
Europes Great Predators2
Lutra Lutra – Otter – Bavaria – Germany – Photography
europeanbrownbear_profile_er1
Wild boar Sus scrofa A youngster covered in snow (captive)Bavaria, Germany
eurasianwolf_portrait_pair_snow_er2
europeanbison_closeup_er14-copy
europeanbrownbear_profile_er4-copy
europeanriverotter_snow_rolling_er2-copy
eurasianlynx_winter_habitat_er12-copy

Location: Bavarian National Park, Germany
Duration: 3 nights / 4 days
Group Size: Max 7
Level of fitness required: Easy

Photograph some of Europe’s most spectacular wildlife in the natural setting of the Bavarian Forest National Park, Germany. Brown bears, wolves and lynx are the focus of our 4-day wildlife adventure, and you’ll also have an opportunity to capture images of bison, rare wild horses, deer, otters and numerous species of birds of prey. With an inclusive package, which includes flight, transfers and accommodation, we’ve come up with a unique workshop that will ensure you capture once-in-a-lifetime images of some of Europe’s most endangered and enigmatic species.

The spacious wildlife ranges and large aviaries found in the wildlife enclosure of the Bavarian Forest National Park provide us with over 30-species of mountain-forest animals to photograph, within a stunning, natural environment. The population includes grey wolves and brown bears, as well as animals re-introduced to their native habitats, such as Eurasian lynx and black stork. We will also have an opportunity to photograph the endangered European bison, deer, wild boars, and river otters. The selection of birds includes eagle owls, Ural owls and grouse. Over the course of three days in the field, we will enjoy numerous opportunities to capture spectacular images of Europe’s top predators and endangered wildlife in natural forest settings. And, with the help of our top wildlife professional photographer, we’ll ensure you return home with images you’ll be proud of. We’ve also made this adventure easy to enjoy with an inclusive package that includes your flights, transfers and accommodation. In all, four days of truly spectacular wildlife photography adventure.

 Tutorial Presentations

presentationThe learning experience of a Tatra Photography workshop is not confined to guidance and tuition you will receive in the field, as each evening a tutorial is presented to help develop your camera and wildlife photography skills. The tutorials cover a variety of topics, for example, to enhance your camera skills they provide in-depth explanations of key camera functions, such as understanding TTL metering, achieving accurate exposures, configuring autofocus settings for wildlife photography, plus showing you how to use of depth-of-field and shutter speed creatively. To broaden your craft of wildlife photography the tutorials will help you to expand your vision of a subject, by teaching you how to appreciate the qualities of light, and guide you in the art of composition. The workshop tutor will also provide constructive feedback on your pictures during the course of the workshop, to compliment their input from the tutorials.

Andy Parkinson profile

Your tutor for this workshop is Andrew Parkinson.Andy is a feature contributor to National Geographic magazine and a multi-award winning wildlife photographer. His images have been awarded three times in Wildlife Photographer of the Year, three times in the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year and in 2016, as well as winning two categories he was also named as the overall winner in Bird Photographer of the Year. He is also the most successful photographer in the history of the British Wildlife Photography Awards with over 30 awarded images and three category wins. In 2012 he was named the Nature Photojournalist of the Year with a portfolio of 12 images captured whilst working on assignment for National Geographic.

Andy works exclusively with wild animals and birds and has also appeared on various TV and radio shows, most notably on Countryfile when he attempted to show comedian Jo Brand how to capture images of wildlife. He is also becoming known as much for his writing as he is for his images and among others he writes regularly on wildlife/environmental/ethical issues for his regular Opinion piece in Outdoor Photography magazine.

His images are marketed all over the world by a network of the world’s leading international agencies including Getty images, Nature Picture Library, RSPB Images, FLPA and NHPA/Photoshot and his images have been sold in more than 50 countries worldwide. He also produces regular photo features for some of the world’s most prestigious magazines including National Geographic, Audubon, Geo and Terre Sauvage. He is also the UK’s most prolific feature contributor to BBC Wildlife magazine having completed 9 photo stories for them, often on subjects which he finds close to his Derbyshire home. His images have also appeared in magazines such as New Scientist, National Geographic Traveller, Geographical and Natural History, newspapers such as the New York Times, Daily Telegraph, Times, the Guardian, Independent as well as online media such as HuffPostUS, on the home page of search engine Bing and on the Discovery Channel.

He lives in Derbyshire with his wife Claire and their two dogs.

Accommodation

EulerGasthof Euler is a family run accommodation located close to the Bavarian Forest and wildlife park.
The Pension offers large double rooms with en-suite facilities and an award winning restaurant serving local and international cuisine. Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the Gasthof.

the-guardian conde_nast_traveler_logo The Telegraph

BEST NORTHERN LIGHTS HOLIDAYS

BEST LEARNING HOLIDAYS

TOP 10 PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS

All monies paid by you for the air holiday package shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 6404. For more information see our booking terms and conditions.

Click for full booking terms and conditions