Learn the basic principles and techniques behind compelling bird photography On Plum Island.

On this workshop, we will scout for birds in the Parker River Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island. Learn the basics behind photographing birds in their natural habitat and how to freeze them in motion. There are some tricks you can use that are built right into your camera that you may not even know about! We’ll also talk about composition considerations for creating the most compelling photographs.

What You'll Learn
  • Freezing motion

  • Composition for Birds

  • Bird Behaviors

  • Using Autofocus properly

Recommended Equipment
Physical Difficulty

Walking on dirt or paved trails.

Meeting Details

Please meet at 7 AM at the Parker River Wildlife Refuge parking lot.


Susan Hershey

Susan is a long-time lover of travel & landscape photography, and all things "Outlander." In 2015, she visited England and Scotland, where the book series Outlander begins.
Since then, her love and devotion to photography has multiplied ten fold. She loves to photograph all around New England, especially lighthouses, the night sky and milky way, and birds.
In 2017 she was accepted as a juried member of the New Hampshire Art Association.  In 2018, she was honored with an exhibit through them in Portsmouth, NH. 
Susan sells her work as prints, calendars and photo cards. You can see her work at www.hersheyartimages.com.