The Art and Science of Wildlife Photography with Gerry Van der Walt – SF
February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm| Free
Join specialist photographic expedition leader and co-founder of Wild Eye, Gerry van der Walt for a presentation in which he will discuss the science and art of wildlife photography. Through example images from around the world, Gerry will connect the two sides of wildlife photography to not only add real value to your own photographic journey but to also inspire you to try new techniques and explore some of the many amazing wildlife photography destinations around the world. This presentation will cover the entire wildlife photography workflow by paying attention to the creative and technical aspects of the craft and include:
- The importance of a strong technical foundation.
- Using technical settings with creative results.
- Animal behavior and capturing the definitive moment.
- Post processing ideas for creative results.
- Destinations and how this will affect your approach and portfolio.
The presentation will include a full Q&A during which Gerry will answer your questions to help you create better and more striking wildlife photographs.
About Gerry van der Walt:
Gerry van der Walt is a specialist photographic expedition leader, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. By combining a passion for nature photography and more than 15 years of experience as a field guide and lodge manager in various wildlife reserves throughout Africa Gerry’s goal is to not only assist people, whether through teaching them new skills or pushing them creatively, in capturing the beauty of nature but also to create an awareness of the fragile balance that exists in nature. Gerry believes that his photography speaks for itself and his goal is to keep on creating images that will keep an awareness of our planet’s natural heritage in people’s minds. At the same time, through the various Wild Eye safaris that he helps conceptualize and host, Gerry aims share the privilege of being out in the unspoiled wilderness area that Africa is so well-known for. Through his company, Wild Eye, Gerry has created has created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some of the world’s most spectacular wilderness areas with the ability to not only capture these moments on camera but also teaching and inspiring people along the way.
Gerry looks forward to changing the way you see the world.