Kingfisher workshop 1-2-1 Dec NOW FULLJan dates 12th,13th,14th,15th 16th 26th, 27th, Feb dates 10th 11th 12th, 13th, 14th, 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th, March dates 12th 13th 14th 15th 26th 27th 28th,  Over the winter period we will meet at 07:30am at given location and we should be finished by 15:30am 


This is a unique opportunity to photograph one of the UKs best loved and most colourful of birds up close with purpose built changeable perches to suit each photographers liking and only 10-12 foot in front of the hide, the hide is built within the banking and hided within the reed bed, the location of the hide gives you a nice open and clean image of the Kingfishers with a very high hit rate and up to 6 different individual birds showing in most days, lenses of 70-200 + TC 300-400mm max and a bean bag (bean bags can be supplied on the day) you will also get a chance to photographing the resident Water rails out in the open lately they have been visit the hide area 2 to 3 times each day, this hide and workshop is designed for 1-2-1s here we will look at camera settings for the day ie exposure, aperture, WB, ISO, shutter speed, and exposure compensation ,the location is in the Dumfries area and a meeting place will be given at point of booking you will need on the day warm clothing wellingtons, bean bag, shutter remote, your own food and drink and plenty of SD / CF cards and batteries, each workshop will be dated at best tide times the Kingfisher workshops at the hide are exclusive to Dean Bricknell     


1-2-1 workshop with the Kings and tuition £280 full day, payment details and meeting point will be given at time of bookings a £30 non-refundable deposit will hold your place, in the most unlikely event of a no show half of the workshop price will be refunded, by paying your deposit this means you have agreed to the T/C, contact details 01506-654575 or email Dean at