Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Photo Classes at TRC Jan 17 and 18, and Birds of Prey Summer Camp

There are a few spaces left for raptor photography classes this weekend at TRC! Class on Saturday is Basics of Adobe Lightroom and Raptor Photography Class for Adults, and class on Sunday is for kids ages 8-15.  Information below, weblink is here, or more information/registration by calling 612-624-4745.

Title: Basics of Adobe Lightroom and Raptor Photography Class for Adults

For one hour, you will take photos of raptors in natural settings.   For this offering, you will then learn to use Adobe Lightroom for editing.  Almost all digital photographs need more “processing” to make an everlasting impact.  In this combined class, we'll learn how to use Adobe Lightroom to edit photographs as well as manage a large quantity of images.If you do not have Lightroom on your computer, you can download a free trial at: http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop-lightroom.html
Dates and Times:  January 17, 2015 at 10:00am (Raptor Photography is 10:00am - 11:00am and Adobe Lightroom is 11:00am - 2:00pm)
Cancellation fee: 
50% before January 11 for January 17, 2015 class
Location: The Raptor Center

Title: Raptor Photography Class, 2-Hour Class for Kids Ages 8-15

Photograph some of TRC's education raptors in natural habitats. Carlyn Iverson will guide you on angles, light, and working around live animal subjects.
Dates and Times:January 18, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $40
Cancellation fee: 50% before January 13 for January 18, 2015 class
Location: The Raptor Center

Our summer Birds of Prey camp, in partnership with Three Rivers Parks, is now open for registration!  Information on our webpage here.
Birds of Prey Camp
August 10-12
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ages 9-13
Cost $170
To register starting January 12, go to ThreeRiversParks.org, or call 763-559-6700
The Raptor Center partners with Three Rivers Park District for a Birds of Prey camp. Get a unique look at birds of prey such as owls, eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures.  Explore the forest, prairie, and pond in search of raptors and their food sources.  Use binoculars and a spotting scope to held identify these birds in the sky.  Participate in the behind-the-scenes work of daily care, such as preparing raptor equipment and food.  Spend a day at the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center learning about raptor behavior and rehabilitation.

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