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State Winner for 'Building Communities' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2024; State Winner for 'Promoting Sustainability' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2022
State Winner for 'Building Communities' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2024; State Winner for 'Promoting Sustainability' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2022

19 - 20 October 2024, Introduction to Bird Photography with Danny McCreadie

Original price $420.00 - Original price $420.00
Original price
$420.00 - $420.00
Current price $420.00

Learn how to capture those special moments and create beautiful images of birds.

The Course:

In this introductory course you will learn the techniques to improve the use your camera for better bird photography. The classes cover everything from camera equipment, focusing techniques, photo composition, understanding bird behaviour to improve results, camera holding techniques, and common mistakes. Through our practical field trips learn how to find birds with one-to-one mentoring with Danny. This course includes hands on practical exercises and a field trip to apply techniques learnt in the studio.

Date: 19 - 20 October 2024

Workshop dates and times: Saturday 9.30am - 4.30pm including afternoon field trip to Jerrabomberra Wetlands; Sunday 8.30am - 4.00pm; including morning field trip to Majura Park. 

Venue:  NatureArt Lab, M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith, ACT

Experience/Pre-requisites: This is an adult beginner to intermediate level photography course using your own equipment. You should be familiar with the basic operation and settings of your own equipment.

Equipment: DSLR Camera (or similar), preferably with telephoto or zoom lens. 

The Tutor: Danny McCreadie is an award-winning nature photographer. He has travelled extensively throughout Australia and internationally, pursuing his passion for wildlife photography. His field observations and accompanying photographs have been published in a number of journals. Danny is a three-times finalist in the Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year Competition. His photographs have also been published in books, magazines, newspapers and websites, on information signs and exhibited in museums. In 2023 Danny accompanied the NatureArt Lab Tour to Sabah in Malaysian Borneo providing photography tuition for participants. Danny has a particular interest in raptors, but he has considerable experience across most nature photography disciplines.

Danny McCreadie in the field at Bunyaville

NatureArt Lab Awards

  • 2022, Telstra Best of Business Award for Promoting Sustainability, ACT Winner and National Finalist
  • 2024, Telstra Best of Business Award for Building Communities, ACT Winner and National Finalist

Any questions can be directed to

Main Image: Gang Gang Cockatoo by Danny McCreadie




Discount Policy: Students may be eligible for Seniors Discount and/or Member Discounts on checkout.  If you are unsure about eligibility or how to claim this discount, please email

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Class Refund Policy:  Any changes or cancellations made by NatureArt Lab for any reason are 100% refunded or credited (for use on another course).  Any cancellations made by the purchaser are refunded (or held in credit) for the total amount LESS a $60 administrative processing fee.  Special consideration for waiving the $60 fee for compassionate/ extraordinary circumstances can be granted by NatureArt Lab by writing to

Nature Tour Refund Policy: Details for refunds on nature tours will be available separately.