Hummingbirds & More - workshop

Join Andy Nguyen in Southern California for some of the best spots for hummingbird photography. You will be able to photograph them displaying natural behaviors in their natural environment, at a very close distance. Also as part of this Hummingbirds & More 4-day instructional photo tour, there will be many other beautiful birds to see and photograph.


Possible species include:

Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Allen's Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin)
Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus)
Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri)
Calliope Hummingbird (Stellula calliope)
Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae)
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)
Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata)
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana)
American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)
American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana)
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)
Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus)
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)
Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera)
Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii)
Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)



Suggested Equipment:
DSLR camera
Minimum a 300mm lens with a teleconverter. 300mm or 400mm recommended for hummingbird photography.
Tripod support may be used.
Flashes are optional

Airport: Los Angeles International (LAX), Long Beach airport (LGB), John Wayne airport (SNA) are all within 45 minutes of the shooting locations.

Suggested base Hotel:
Super 8 Westminster
15559 Beach Blvd, Westminster, CA, 92683
Phone: 1-855-238-1592‎
Website: www.super8.com

Days Inn & Suites Fountain Valley/Huntington Beach
9125 Recreation Circle, Fountain Valley, CA, 92708
Phone: 1-855-238-1590‎
Website: www.daysinn.com

Itinerary:
Four full days of shooting, divided into morning & afternoon sessions. Each session will last about 2-3 hours, depending on weather.

What this includes:
Bird photography field instruction
1-on-1 Q/A throughout the duration of workshop

What it doesn’t include:
Lodging
Meals
Transportation


Workshop Dates:
April 18-21, 2013

Cost:
$1,750 per person (USD)

Deposit:
A $500 non-refundable deposit is required by February 15 to hold your spot.
The remaining balance of $1,250 should be paid no later than March 15, 2013.

• All workshop payments must be made by Paypal for convenience. Please email info@wildwingsphotography.com for additional information.