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BirdLife Photography Biennial Conference 2019

Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle

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 | Mayor of Fremantle
   
 9:00AM

Session 1: Glenn Bartley

"Bird Photography Adventures in the New World"

   
 10:00AM 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”
   
 10:45AM Morning Tea
       
11:15AM 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, ...
       
12:00PM Session 4A: Vas Smilevski - Olympus
"My Mirrorless BIF Journey, aka How to Catch a Welcome Swallow in Flight"​
 Session 4B
Nikon - Chris Dalton
"Demystifying Mirrorless - Focusing on Results over Rhetoric"
Ask the Expert
Camera set-ups, computers and software, post-processing, ...
     
1:00PM Lunch
     
2:00PM Session 5A: Gary Meredith
"Gaz in the Desert - Arid Area Bird Photography"

 Session 5B
Sony - Andrew Clarke
"Animal Eye AF, Real-time Tracking and the Future of Auto-focus"

Ask the Expert
Camera set-ups, computers and software, post-processing, ...
         
3:00PM Session 6A: Canon - David Stowe
"Getting the Best out of Canon"
Session 6B: Jan Wegener
"Manual Mode, ETTR and Other Exposure Mysteries Explained"
         
3:45PM Afternoon Tea
         
4:15PM 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: Simon Cherriman
“Wedged Tale of Egos - An eagle's eye look at the human side of bird photography”
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, ...
         
 12:00PM

Session 11: Jan Wegener
“Backyard Set-ups and Backgrounds”

         
12:45PM Lunch
         
1:45PM 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, ...
         
2:45PM Session 13A: Alex Cearns
“Posting to Social Media”
Session 13B: Camera Electronic
"Printing at Home"
Ask the Expert
Camera set-ups, computers and software, post-processing, ...
         
 3:30PM Afternoon Tea
         
 4:00PM Session 14: Closing address by Glenn Bartley and other speakers. Interaction with conference attendees.
         
  Prize Draw
$3,000 worth of camera gear from Camera Electronic.
         
 5:00PM Close of Conference
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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You can download a pdf document containing this information here.

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