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Kingfisher Workshop

South West Scotland

Saturday 11th September

2 spaces available 

Saturday 6th November four spaces

4 spaces available 

Coat – £165

Gift Voucher available for this workshop


This is a unique opportunity to photograph one of Britain’s most iconic and best-loved birds. This is a great opportunity to get a truly breathtaking portfolio of Kingfisher images both perching and diving. The workshop will show how to capture these beautiful birds on camera

The Kingfisher site is in South West Scotland near Kirkcudbright. We can organize dates to suit you for one to four

This is an all-year-round workshop and makes a great gift voucher for birthdays and Christmas with dates to suit you.

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required when booking your place, the balance to be paid one month before the workshop commences. For bookings within one month of visit, 100% to be paid.

Please see Terms and Conditions before booking – Terms and Conditions

This is an opportunity to photograph one the UK’s most loved, beautiful and iconic species. We will photograph them perching and diving very close to the hide. The perch sits about fifteen feet in front of the hide. The perches can be changed periodically to avoid too much repetition in your images.

We will look at exposure and exposure compensation, camera setting, shutter speeds and depth of field. Shutter speeds and ISO concerning flying birds – light conditions and required shutter speeds.

Full tuition will be given throughout the day ensuring you get the best possible images from your visit.

This is an opportunity to create an amazing portfolio of Kingfisher images, both diving, and perching.

The meeting time is 07:30 am the location will be given when booking.

To book, please use the booking form below


Lenses up to 400mm, 150 – 500 zoom lenses are ideal, 70-200, for diving birds; Then 100 – 400, 200-400, 300 prime with a 1.4 converter is ideal for perching shots

A cable release is useful. Spare battery and cards.

Tripod and bean bag, not the lightweight type as they make too much noise. Bean bags are more useful than tripods

You will need to bring a packed lunch with you

To book please use the form below

Or call 07962401770

There are also pictures of Kingfishers in the gallery, you can see them on this link

Hi Ron

Just wanted to thank you for the kingfisher workshop on Saturday. It was a great day and although I haven’t had time to look through my images yet I know I’ve got some crackers!

As always I came away thinking I could do some things better and would definitely like to go to that hide again.
Thanks again and looking forward I’ll look towards doing another workshop with you in the coming months.
PS Hope your head survived the bumping!
Roy Brown…………….Preston Lancashire

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