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BirdLife Photography, in conjunction with

Hunter Bird Observers Club, presents

Digital Photography in the Bush PHOTOGRAPHY

Hunter Wetlands Centre, Newcastle, NSW 27th February - 1st March 2015

Registration Form
Attendee
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First Name
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Last Name
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BirdLife Membership No.
BirdLife Photography Member ☐
Other Attendees
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First Name
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Last Name
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BirdLife Membership No.
BirdLife Photography Member ☐
Address Emergency Contact Name:
……………………………………………………….. Email …………………………….. ………………………………………………..….
………………………………………………..……… Mobile …………………………… Emergency Contact Phone No.
State………………….. Post Code………...…….. Home Ph. ……………………….. ……………………………………………………

Accommodation (if known) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Activities (Please tick your preferences) Registration Fees No. Total $


Pelagic Trips BirdLife Photography Member @ $80
Thursday 26th Feb:  Tuesday 3rd Mar:  BirdLife Australia Member @ $120
Workshop Sessions – see next page for workshop topics Friday Night Welcome BBQ Dinner @ $21
Saturday Morning: Option 1  Option 2  Sunday Night Dinner @ $26
TOTAL COST

Saturday Afternoon - Canon experience:
Sunday Morning: Option 1  Option 2  Please note any special dietary
Sunday Lunchtime AGM:  requirements:
Sunday Afternoon: Option 1  Option 2 
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Newcastle Outings: If you would like to participate in
outings in Newcastle & surrounding areas, please indicate: The Spoonbill Café at the Hunter Wetlands
Centre is fully licensed; it does not have a
Before DPITB event ☐ and/or after DPITB event ☐ BYO licence.

Payment Details

I enclose a cheque/money order Payable to BirdLife Australia OR please debit my ☐ Mastercard ☐ Visa
Cardholder Name …………………………………………… Card No. …………………………………………. Expiry Date ………. / ……….

Signature …………………………………………………………..
Refund Policy Post or email form with payment to:
• A full refund (minus 10% admin fee) will be given for
cancellations received more than 28 days before the start BirdLife Photography – DPITB Event
of the event. BirdLife Australia
• A refund of 50% will be given for cancellations received Suite 2-05, 60 Leicester St, Carlton VIC 3053
between 2 and 4 weeks before the start of the event.
• There will be no refund for cancellations received less Email: events@birdlife.org.au
than 2 weeks prior the start of the event.
BirdLife Photography, in conjunction with
Hunter Bird Observers Club, presents

Digital Photography in the Bush PHOTOGRAPHY

Hunter Wetlands Centre, Newcastle, NSW 27th February - 1st March 2015

Program of Activities
Pre/post-DPITB: Thursday 26th February and/or Tuesday 3rd March
7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Pelagic boat trip ex Port Stephens. WEATHER PERMITTING, and subject to minimum
number of 13 participants. Cost $100, payable on boat, cash only.
Friday 27th February
6:00 pm. Registration at Hunter Wetlands Centre, 412 Sandgate Rd, Shortland NSW 2307.
7:00 pm. Welcome BBQ dinner at Spoonbill Café, Hunter Wetlands Centre.
Saturday 28th February
7:30 - 10:30 am. Morning bird photography outing.
11:00 - 12:00 am. Option1. Dr Ian Wilson - 7 Deadly Sins Found in our Gallery. Notes provided.
Option 2. Gary Leete, Frameco - Practical aspects of framing photos. A “hands on”
workshop.
12:00 - 1:00 pm. Lunch Break
1:00 - 2:00 pm. Ian Boyd - Difficulties of photographing flying birds & how to overcome them.
2:00 - 4:00 pm. Canon Collective Ambassadors hold “hands on photographic experience” with Canon
cameras and allied equipment and applications. Limited to 30 participants.
4:30 - 6:30pm Afternoon bird photography outing.
Sunday 1st March
7:30 - 10:30 am. Morning bird photography outing.
11:00 - 12:00 am. Option1. Dr Hannes Northdurfter, Swarovski Corp. - Digiscoping & Binoculars.
Option 2. Kevin Wilson shows how to use Tom Oliver’s critique method for all types of
photos, from birds to landscapes, architecture etc. Notes provided.
12:00 - 1:00 pm. Lunch Break
12:15 - 12:45 pm BirdLife Photography Annual General Meeting. Sandwiches & drinks provided.
1:00 - 2:00 pm. Dr David Hollands - Owls, Frogmouths & Nightjars of Australia.
2:00 - 3:00 pm. Option 1. Dr Graham Cam - Post-processing with Lightroom and Photoshop.
2:00 - 4:00 pm Option 2. Epson Corp & Kayell Aust. - Image workflow: Printing the Epson way, with
demonstration printing equipment & latest ancilliary equipment.
4:30 - 6:30pm Afternoon bird photography outing.
7:00 pm Closing dinner at Spoonbill Café, Hunter Wetlands Centre.
Monday 2nd March
Day trips to be advised by host club, the Hunter Bird Observers Club.

Note: all workshops/lectures on Saturday and Sunday will be held at the Hunter Wetlands Centre.

BirdLife Photography gratefully acknowledges the participation of:


Canon Collective
Epson Corporation
Swarovski Corporation

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