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5hr Photography Days March to June 17

The Barn Owl Centre is set in a 12 acre natural venue in the Gloucestershire countryside, we have the perfect location to photograph owls & birds of prey.

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Photography Days are by booking only, bookings need to be made by telephone, bookings can be made with or without a Gift Voucher.

Photographers (with Gift Voucher)
Once your voucher is received, call to make a booking linking to the dates listed below. Bring the pre-paid voucher with you on the booking date. All Gift Vouchers come with a 12 month expiry date. To add extra Photographer, buy an added voucher or pay on the day. See Below

Photographers (without Gift Voucher)
If you don't have a gift voucher, simply call to make a booking linking to the dates listed below & just pay on day. No deposit is required.

Guest/Spectator/Assistant - Pay on Day
Must be booked in with a photographer.

If you are looking for a more Private Photo Day for yourself or a Group.
We can arrange this for a fee that can take place on a separate day outside of the dates listed below. To find out more, please call us on 01452 383999

 Diary Dates  Scheduled Times
 Fri 3rd March 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 31st March 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 14th April 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 28th April 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 5th May 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 19th May 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 26th May 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 2nd June 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 16th June 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 30th June 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)

For further dates - PLEASE READ BELOW
On the 1st July 2017 an additional 3 months worth of Photography Day dates & times will be uploaded, this being for July, August, September 2017. A further 3 months worth of dates will again be added to continue on from the last date of September 2017. Watch this space!

Photography Day - the perfect gift idea!

Prices for a 5hr Photography Day

  • £80 per photographer
  • £30 per spectator/guest/assistant

How to book

Now we've reached 2017, we are proud to announce that we have reached our 20th year doing Photography Days!
Dates/times above with examples of images you can capture seen below.

What does our photography day include

  • Species we work with:
    Barn Owl, Little Owl, Tawny Owl, Long Eared Owl, Eagle Owl, Kestrel, Buzzard & the Golden Eagle. (Subject to circumstances & of course availablity)

  • Flight and Natural Stills
    With 17 years of photography experience under our belt, our days are very supportive to amatures, semi pro's & professionals. An assortment of lenses can be used to take some breathtaking images. Lens requirements can be anything from a macro lens right up to 600mm prime lenses.

  • Privacy for Photographers during a Photo Days
    We are not open to the public during any of our Photography Days, this helps to make the day (5hrs approx and sometimes longer) very private for visiting photographers & their guests.

Information regarding your host

Your host will be Vincent Jones, Vince is the founder of the Barn Owl Centre and he is one of the charity's Trustees. Working with Vince on the day will be a small dedicated team who assist in making the Photography Day  enjoyable and successful.

Vince's experience is wide ranging when it comes to knowing the birds and their behaviour. He spearheads the charity's Barn Owl Conservation work programs, he's a professional Bird Trainer plus he is the Barn Owl Centre's in-house Photographer where is images can be viewed throughout this website. With such supportive knowledge and understanding, this simply provides all the qualifications needed to make each of our photography day successful.

The Barn Owl Centre is a great natural venue to photograph Owls and Birds of Prey in wild settings.

A few example images of the birds taken on photography days

Here are just a few of the image we have taken. To see more images like this taken at the Barn Owl Centre, please click here to view our image gallery.

Peregrine Falcon

Buzzard Flight

The Barn Owl Centre is a registered charity dedicated to community education, conservation and bird welfare
Charity. No : 1097410
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