WILD Photography Experience

 

Have you ever wanted to learn how to get that amazing wildlife shot? Here in Alberta we are lucky enough to share our spaces with so many animals iconic to the Canadian identity. With professional wildlife photographers, Wolfgang and Julie of JaW Nature Photography Ltd., join us for our WILDPhotography Experience in Jasper National Park. Witness amazing scenes, and learn some tricks of the trade while being responsible stewards of our wildlife!

WILDNorth WILDPhotography Experience
Parkland County and Jasper, AB
October 14-15, 2017

  • Learn from experts in the field of responsible wildlife photography, JaW Nature Photography Ltd.
  • Witness amazing wildlife with many opportunities for wildlife and landscape photography
  • Experience Jasper, Alberta during the Dark Sky Festival
  • Participants receive 25% discount on rental equipment from Vistek Edmonton, 25% discount on printing services through PixPortal.
  • Price ($500 Single Occupancy, $900 Double Occupancy [2 participants, one room]) includes: Transportation to and from Jasper, accommodations for Saturday night, lunch on Saturday and Sunday, snacks
  • *Proceeds help WILDNorth care for injured, orphaned, and contaminated wildlife.

*all photos taken in Jasper
Click here to register!
– Must register by October 7th
– Minimum of 9 registrants to run the trip. If WILDNorth cancels the Experience, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel by September 30th, you will receive a 50% refund. If you cancel after September 30th, you will not be refunded. 

Itinerary

Saturday, October 14

9:00am-12:00pm

Meet at WILDNorth’s Parkland County Rehabilitation Centre (click here to see a map)

  • Introduction to your Photography Experience guides
  • Rules/expectations/behavior around wildlife
  • Animal behavior to expect
  • Wildlife basics (species you may encounter: Black Bears or Grizzly Bears, Moose, Big Horned Sheep, Mountain Goats, White-tailed Deer, Elk…)
  • Photography basics (know your gear, camera lenses, composition etc.)
  • WILDNorth wildlife encounter and photography practice
  • Short guided tour through Rehabilitation Centre facilities

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Travel to Jasper – lunch will be provided

4:00pm – 7:00pm

Drive to Maligne Lake, stopping for photos whenever we see wildlife.

7:00pm on

Check-in to the Astoria Hotel.

Supper on your own

Free time to explore Jasper (remember, the Dark Sky Festival is going on at this time!)

Wolfgang and Julie can review shots if you want!

Sunday, October 15

6:30am – 7:30am

Breakfast at hotel

7:30am – 3:00pm

Drive to Maligne Lake, stopping for photos whenever we see wildlife, and exploring the area to spot wildlife and to experience the amazing landscape of Jasper National Park!

Weather permitting, short hike to a scenic small lake (~1 hr roundtrip) for added chance of wildlife encounters and amazing photography opportunities.

Lunch at a picnic spot along the way.

3:00pm – 7:00 pm

Return to WILDNorth’s Parkland County Rehabilitation Centre (with a possible pit stop in Hinton) – snacks provided on bus

Wolfgang and Julie can review shots if you want!

**Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change depending on weather and wildlife encounters.

Thank you to the following companies for providing discounts to our WILDPhotographers!