Bird Photography Workshop, Ranganathittu

Bird Photography Workshop, Ranganathittu

 

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About The Event

Overview

“Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure”

Ranganthittualso known as PakshiKashiof Karnataka, is situated on the banks of river Cauvery, located about 130 kms from Bengaluru. It is a paradise for bird photographers and watchers. Being a home for many bird species & also an hot spot for many migratory birds. It is the largest bird sanctuary in the state. Birds from different parts of the globe migrates here in this season. During these days they enjoy their vacation and take keen interest in family planning.

What will you see & Photograph:

Little islands in the river form nesting sites for sorts of migratory birds. Low hanging branches, allow for easy visibility. Nearly 180 bird species have been recorded here over years. Some of the birds seen at Ranganathittu include the white Ibis, cormorants, egrets, herons, river terns, and darters. There is a machan (an elevated wooden platform where you can sit and watch wildlife) at the end of the walkway which offers close up views of the nesting sites.

 It is also home to a large number of crocodiles. Small rocks with crocodiles sunning themselves are easily found, so don’t be surprised if you look around to see a crocodile within arm’s reach.

Tour Itinerary:

—8:00Am – Pick up in front of ISKON, Rajajinagar —

9:30Am – Arrival at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

—10:00Am – Breakfast and Tea —

10:30Am – Introduction to Bird Photography, followed by Techniques to Practice —

12:30Pm – Boat ride, practicing techniques with assistance from the mentor

—1:45Pm – Lunch followed by Image Critique

—2:30Pm – Boat ride and enjoy a productive time with assistance from the mentor —

4:00Pm – Image Critique followed by tea and snacks

—5:30Pm – Leave to Bangalore —7:45Pm – Reach Bangalore —

Note: This Tour begins at Ranganathittu at around 9:30am on 15 February 2014 (Saturday) and ends at 5:15pm after photography critique on the same day. Road transfers to Ranganathittu will be arranged in shared cabs. Please talk to us for any further information.

Pricing:

INR 2,500/- per person (for new joiners)

INR 2,250/- per head for our Elite Members*

Pricing Includes:

—Workshop Fee —Entry Fee to the park —2 Boat Rides —Travel charges

(Bengaluru-Ranganathittu-Bengaluru)

—Breakfast, Lunch, Tea and Snacks

Pricing doesn’t Include:

—Personal Expenses

—Extra Meals

—Travel to a different place

—Soft Drinks or any other beverages

—Tips and Gratitude's

Anything that is not mentioned in inclusion list

 


Terms & Conditions

—Participants should carry their own medical kit. —Capture ‘O’ Graphy shall not be held responsible for any kind of injuries, damages or losses caused during the workshop. —You will be sole responsible for your belongings .—

Cancellation of Registration:  —One month prior to 15th Feb-14, 100% paid amount is refundable —20 days prior to 15th Feb-14, 50% refundable —10 days prior to 15th Feb-14, 25% refundable —Less than 10 days to the day of workshop, no refund