Spoonbills & More Boat Trips. Feb.-May, 2024. Openings Available.


Registration: Click Here To Register

Single or Multiple Days Trips Available

Private workshop will begin with a short and pleasant boat ride to an offshore Rookery in the Sarasota, FL area. Our experienced, U.S.C.G certified, licensed and insured boat captain will maneuver us safely to the rookery. While at the rookery, you'll have the opportunity to photography many species including but not limited to:

  • Nesting Rosette Spoonbills
  • Nesting Black-crown Herons
  • Reddish Egret (Adults & Juveniles)
  • Oystercatchers
  • Nesting Brown Pelicans
  • Nesting Tri-colored Herons
  • Nesting Cormorant
  • Nesting Egrets
  • Nesting Woodstork
  • And many more.

  • Morning or afternoon private boat trips are available (depending on weather and availability), workshop participants will meet me at a specific location and continue by boat. You will be photographing these beautiful birds for 3 1/2 hours.

    What You Will Learn During Workshop

  • Camera and lens settings
  • Long lens panning technique using your tripod
  • Handheld panning technique
  • Birds in flight
  • Subject isolation
  • Blurs
  • Manual Exposure
  • Flash & Fill flash
  • How to create silhouettes
  • Bird behaviour
  • And much more.

  • Air Traveling Information

  • TPA or SRQ Airport. (TPA is 1hr drive from Sarasota)

  • Lodging Information

  • There are several hotels to select from. I highly recommend EVEN Hotel. Make sure to read itinerary for more information.
    Address: 8433, 6231 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240
    Phone: (941) 782-4400

    Other Important Information

  • $599 per person for 3-4 hours boat trip with a maximun of 5 participants.
  • Tuition must be paid in full at the time of registration.
  • No Refunds.
  • Each participant is responsible for their own transportation, food, hotel and airfare.
  • Each participant is responsible for his/her own physical condition.

  • Suggested Equipment List

  • One or two bodies
  • Mid zoom (100-400mm)
  • Plenty of cards
  • More details on workshop itinerary

  • How to Register

  • Fill out registration form
  • Fill out waiver form
  • Mail deposit or full tuition
  • Registration package will be sent to you via e-mail
  • E-mail if you have any questions.
    • Country:United States
    • Cost:$599 Per Participant
    • Type:Private Boat Trips
    • Participants:Limited to 5 people
    • Registration: Click Here To Register

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