Woodland is an excellent environment for wildlife and nature photography and North Ayrshire is home to numerous woodland areas with a diverse array of flora and fauna.
If you don't mind getting up close and personal with creepy-crawly-flying-bitey things then North Ayshire's woodlands are perfect places to hunt for butterflies, dragonflies, spiders, beetles, lizards, newts and adders.
If you'd rather keep a bit more distance from your subjects then the woodland is also home to voles, mice, foxes, stoats, weasels, roe deer, kestrels, buzzards, sparrowhawks, owls and even bats.
For the photographer who would rather find subjects which won't run away from you or give you nightmares, bluebells, wildflowers, fungi, and mosses are plentiful when in season and year-round, North Ayrshire's woodlands are also a hotbed of fascinating small details, textures, and colours which make excellent photographic subjects.
Whatever your preference, through practical exercises and demonstrations you will learn various tricks and techniques used by professional photographers to obtain the best photographs possible in the often challenging conditions found in woodland areas.
The Woodland Wander workshop is run on weekdays between 10am and 2pm with a break for lunch and as many tea/coffee breaks as you like (tea/coffee and lunch not provided). No deposit is required but payment must be made in full at the start of the workshop. In the event of inclement weather, workshops may be postponed or the location changed by mutual agreement. Participants must supply their own cameras and lenses and ensure they are in good working order with sufficient battery power for the duration of the workshop. Please note that all animals mentioned above are wild; whilst they are regularly spotted in the locations used for this workshop, their behaviour can change day by day.
 1-to-1 workshop £40
  small groups (maximum 4) £30 per person
If this sounds like the workshop for you then please contact me to arrange a suitable date and discuss any specific needs.