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20 May 2023 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am PDT
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Do you find it challenging to find and photograph birds? Are you looking to improve the quality of your bird photos? Join biologist and photographer Kris Cu (BC Outreach Specialist, Birds Canada) to learn more about your camera settings and the skills you need to capture stunning images. The workshop will be hands-on and will cover topics such as finding elusive subjects, working with the light, shooting creatively and wildlife photography ethics. Please note the requirements below to participate.
Participants must have the required equipment to participate: DSLR or mirrorless camera with manual settings control (shutter speed, aperture, and ISO) and a lens with at least 300mm focal range.
We are proud to include this event in the Vancouver Bird Celebration. Check out other programs happening during the Vancouver Bird Celebration from May 13 to May 31 to get excited about birds!
Kris Cu is a biological sciences graduate from SFU and is passionate about biodiversity conservation, sustainability, and science communication. He currently works for Birds Canada as the BC Outreach Specialist. In his spare time, Kris leads bird walks and enjoys photographing the incredible wildlife around Vancouver. You can see Kris’ incredible photography on his Instagram (@kris.cu).
Accessibility notes: This program requires moving at a moderate pace with moderate inclines on some uneven surfaces around Lost Lagoon (such as gravel and pavement) for up to 1.5 hours. If you have any questions about accessibility, please email Anna at firstname.lastname@example.org
This program will meet at the Nature House on Lost Lagoon (located near the intersection of Alberni and Chilco Street, underneath the viewing platform). Please arrive 5 minutes early to sign in. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Terms and conditions
(1) Registration required - NO DROP-INS ARE ALLOWED. This program is free!
(2) Weather dependent - Please check your email 12 hours before the program date and time to confirm it has not been cancelled due to inclement weather such as high winds, heavy rain, or extreme heat.
(3) Program Availability – Program full or you cannot attend this day or time? Sign up here to be notified when the program runs in the future.
(4) Cancellation policy – We refund cancellations due to illness to keep everyone healthy, but the number of recent cancellations is impacting our capacity to run these programs. If you must cancel, please let us know if you need a refund or if you are able to help us offer affordable programs for the public by donating your registration fee. (This is one way we can all subsidize programs in this changing economic climate and ensure these programs are available on a sliding scale.)
We gratefully acknowledge that the land on which we gather and help steward is the unceded and traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation, and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation. Since time immemorial, Coast Salish peoples have lived reciprocally with the land, harvesting and cultivating foods and medicines and practicing ceremony. The abundance of these lands and waters, which enables us to live, work, and play here today, is a result of the past and on-going stewardship and advocacy of the Coast Salish peoples.