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R • A• W | Real Amazing Wildlife Magazine

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September Issue

R • A• W | Real Amazing Wildlife Magazine

The September Issue is now published… Thank you to all that contributed to this issue.



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Free Workshop for Nature Photographers

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2017 Fall Nature Photography Exhibit | Small World- Arthropoda

This workshop is designed to help those interested in submitting photography for the 2017 Fall Nature Photography Exhibit | Small World- Arthropoda exhibit at Chinsegut Conservation Center.


Participants will learn

-Photographing in RAW
-Appling simple photo adjustments in Photoshop and/or Lightroom
-Understanding Design Templates
-How to use a Design Template in Photoshop
-Creating a pdf file in Adobe Photoshop for Print

Please bring Camera & Laptop with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom installed… if you do not have Photoshop or Lightroom; there is a free trial at

Sun Sept 3 | 10am – 1pm | Free


Gate will only be opened to those who are registered. Please arrive at 10 minutes prior…gate will be closed at 10:05am!

*Workshop may run over three hours… bring a bagged lunch just in case!

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Any questions, please feel free to contact Alice @ 352-232-6092 or Email:

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Walk Amongst the Pines: 2 Day Photography Workshop

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R • A• W Photography Series | Walk amongst the Pines
Thursday Sept 7 | 8am – 11am & Friday Sept 8 | 9am – 12pm | $50 Workshop

All photographers welcome!  Come experience an amazing 2-day workshop with free-lance photographer Alice Mary Herden.

For this R • A• W | Real Amazing Wildlife Photography Series we step into the beauty of the Withlacoochee Forest hiking just under a mile through some of the most beauty pine trees.

Nature Photographers can experience a wide variety of wildlife as well as bring a new photographic inspiration.

During this photography hike we will experiment with a photographic technique called panning. This technique can help you bring out a new creative way of photographing nature.

Sept 7 | Thursday | Day One: We will be learning about the history of Withlacoochee Forest, the eco-system and how important conservation is to these areas. Photographer Alice Mary Herden will review camera settings and the environment we will be photographing. We also will be previewing a technique called panning and learning some quick Photoshop.

Workshop is 3 hours from 8 am to 11am at Chinsegut Conservation Center 23212 Lake Lindsey Road Brooksville, Florida.

Afterwards…Take a nice hike along the Nature Center Tract and detour to the Cypress Walk to get an amazing view of May’s Prairie or hang out at the Bird & Butterfly Garden to photograph a wide variety of birds from Cardinals to Chickadees.



Sept 8 | Friday | Day Two: Meeting up for the Hike.

Our hike will consist of three specific locations to Smiths Prairie. Our first designation we will follow a trail through scenic pine trees and photograph an array of plant life and wildflowers. At this stop we will learn a photography technique called panning. The crossroads is our next stop where the red-cockaded woodpecker may make an appearance to be photographed. The Red-cockaded woodpecker has been a federally protected endangered species since 1970 and is federally listed as endangered in Florida and capturing a photo of one of these birds would be fantastic… however there are many other beautiful birds to photograph. Our final hiking destination leads to Smiths Prairie. This non-stop hike is around 15-20 minutes.


Photography hike begins at 9 AM and run until 12 PM. Please arrive by 8:45 AM to check in for hike. Those that register will receive an email with directions to the meet-up location.

Your registration fee includes any single daily permits required at some locations.

Bring on the Hike

• Camera, Tripod or Monopod (optional), assorted lenses (optional)

• Walking Stick (optional)

• Water, Snacks, Bug Spray, Sunscreen, Travel First Aid, and any other necessities you may need (in your backpack)

• If you have allergies to plants or wildlife please plan accordingly with Rx supplies.


• Comfortable clothing

• Hat

• Sturdy Shoes (no open-toed shoes)

Don’t forget to charge your cell phone and camera batteries… and bring extra memory cards!!!

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Any questions, please feel free to contact Alice @ 352-232-6092 or Email:

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