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FRIDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 2019 4PM-7PM

REGISTRATION and Informal Drinks at Bar

 

SATURDAY 21st SEPTEMBER 2019

 8:00AM REGISTRATION
   
 8:30AM OFFICIAL OPENING - Welcome to Country
MC: Tim Young | Graham Cam: BLP President
   
 9:00AM

Session 1: Glenn Bartley

"Bird Photography Adventures in the New World"

   
 9:45AM Session 2: Georgina Steytler
" Why and How to enter Photo Competitions: A practical guide to preparing your images and the Top Ten mistakes to avoid”
   
 10:30AM Morning Tea
       
11:00AM Session 3A: Shelley Pearson
"Mastering the Light"
Session 3B: Glenn Pure
"Can’t Tell Your ISO from Your Aperture?" - Beginner level
Ask the Expert
Camera set-ups, computers and software, post-processing, ...
       
11:45AM Session 4: Vas Smilevski
"My Mirrorless BIF Journey, aka How to Catch a Welcome Swallow in Flight"​
Ask the Expert
Camera set-ups, computers and software, post-processing, ...
     
12:30PM Lunch
     
1:30PM Session 5: Gary Meredith
"Gaz in the Desert - Arid Area Bird Photography"
Ask the Expert
Camera set-ups, computers and software, post-processing, ...
         
2:30PM Session 6A: Nikon
(TBA)
Session 6B: Canon
(TBA)
Session 6C: Olympus
(TBA)
Session 6D: Other Brands
(TBA)
         
3:15PM Afternoon Tea
         
4:00PM Session 7A: Dan Mantle
“Depending upon Your Stomach” - pelagic journeys with photography
 Session 7B: Camera Electronic
Monitor Calibration
  Ask the Expert
Camera set-ups, computers and software, post-processing, ...
         
 4:45PM Finish
                
 7:00PM CONFERENCE DINNER - ESPLANADE HOTEL
         

SUNDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER 2019

         
 9:00AM Sessions 8 & 9: Glenn Bartley
“Bird Photography Simplified - My Approach to Capturing Images”
         
10:30AM Morning Tea
         
11:00AM Session 10A: Jan Wegener
“Backyard Set-ups and Backgrounds”
Session 10B: Georgina Steytler
“Beyond the Birds: How to use key bird photography techniques to take stunning images of all nature”
Ask the Expert
Camera set-ups, computers and software, post-processing, ...
         
 11:45AM Session 11: “Conspire with your Favourite Photographer”.  A group session (be prepared for a surprise).
         
12:30PM Lunch
         
1:30PM Session 12A: Glenn Pure
“Photography in Antarctica: Tips, traps and how to deal with all those photos when you get home”
Session 12B: Vas Smilevski
“Olympus Workshop with Vas”
 Session 12C:
Ian Wilson “Dr Optics teaches Canon DPP”
Ask the Expert
Camera set-ups, computers and software, post-processing, ...
         
2:30PM

Session 13: Alex Cearns
“Posting to Social Media”

Ask the Expert
Camera set-ups, computers and software, post-processing, ...
         
 3:15PM Afternoon Tea
         
 4:00PM Session 14: Closing address by Glenn Bartley and other speakers. Interaction with conference attendees.
         
 4:45PM Mega Prize Draw
Graham Cam, President BLP: BLPBC Organising Committee acknowledged. Announce location of BLPBC 2021.
         

BirdLife Photography gratefully acknowledges the support of this conference by these organisations:

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