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Location: Cabarceno Wildlife Park, Spain
Duration: 3 nights / 4 days
Group Size: Max 7
Level of fitness required: Easy

Join Tatra Photography for a weekend in Spain to capture some of the World’s most spectacular wildlife. Cabarceno is Europe’s largest wildlife park and host to over 100 species from five continents. Over the four days you’ll have the opportunity to capture images of a range of African species including Lions, Cheetah, Rhino, Hyena, Zebra and Hippopotamus. 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 the World’s most endangered and enigmatic species.

The spacious wildlife ranges and large aviaries found in the wildlife enclosure of Cabarceno wildlife park provide us with a stunning environment. The European species population includes Brown Bears, Wolves, Lynx & Bison with photographic opportunities with the jungle species of Tiger, Gorilla & Jaguar. We will also have an opportunity to photograph 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 the World’s top predators and endangered wildlife. And, with the help of our wildlife professional photographer, we’ll ensure you return home with images you’ll be proud of. All 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 tutors will also provide constructive feedback on your pictures during the course of the workshop, to compliment their input from the tutorials.

Andy Parkinson profileYour tutor for this workshop is Andrew Parkinson. Andy is a feature contributor to National Geographic magazine and is a multi-award winning wildlife photographer. His images have been awarded twice in Wildlife Photographer of the Year, twice in the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year and 15 of his images have been awarded in the British Wildlife Photography Awards including 2 category wins. He was also named the 2012 Nature Photojournalist of the Year with a portfolio of gannet images taken on assignment for National Geographic.

He is also a prolific contributor to BBC Wildlife magazine and has completed 9 photo features for them whilst his work is sold throughout the world by a network of leading international agencies including Getty images, Corbis, Nature Picture Library, RSPB Images, FLPA, NHPA/Photoshot and Lonely Planet Images.

Andy works exclusively with wild animals and birds and has appeared on various TV and radio programs including Wild About Wales and BBC’s Countryfile where he had to teach comedian Jo Brand how to take wildlife images. He was also a proud member of the 2020VISION photographic team.

Accommodation

silken-colliseumThe Silken Coliseum occupies a newly built building with a stunning façade and modern installations. The hotel has a privileged location in the hub of the city of Santander, a city that is open to the Cantabrian sea. The hotel has free wifi and an excellent restaurant serving local and international cuisine from their al a carte menu. Each rooms has en-suite bathroom, hair dryer, safe deposit, minibar & satellite TV.

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