Learn the basic principles and techniques behind compelling bird photography.

On this workshop, we will scout for birds in Winchester, ma. 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 8 AM at 481 Mystic Valley Parkway, Medford, MA.


Susan Hershey

Susan is a native of Southern California, but chose to live in New England 25 years ago after living at sea on cruise liners for years. She is a long-time lover of travel & landscape photography, but now focuses most of her attention on photographing birds. Her favorites are raptors (hawks, eagles, owls, and harriers) but also enjoys searching for smaller, more colorful birds including songbirds, woodpeckers, and shorebirds.

In 2017, she was accepted as a juried member of the New Hampshire Art Association.  In 2018, she was honored with an exhibit hosted by them in Portsmouth, NH. Susan sells her work as prints, calendars and photo cards in two shops in Newburyport. You can also see her work at www.hersheyartimages.com, www.HersheyArtImages.pixels.com/or on Facebook as "Hershey Art Images by Susan Hershey" and on Instagram - @hersheyartimages.