Clay Taylor of Swarovski Optik will give
classroom presentations, demonstrate
equipment in the field, and photograph live in-the-wild
birds and raptors at Platt River South Surban Park on
April 2 from 2pm till 6pm and at Chatfield State Park
on Saturday April
3 from 9am till 1pm. .
After taking photographs
in the field, a review of the experience will take place
back in the classroom with a demonstration of photo
We will have available the spacious and very pleasing
Carson Nature Center and the Audubon
Society of Greater Denver's Nature Center
classrooms to work
in. Each offer overlooks that will be perfect digiscoping
and photography platforms.
On hand will be the latest and the hottest
equipment from Swarovski, Leica, Zeiss, and Vortex,
at a minimum. .
There are so many things you can do when
photographing and or digiscoping wildlife, especially
birds. Check out this short video of the baby
pictured above being fed
in the nest digiscoped with a Leica point-and-shoot
camera and a Swarovski spotting scope. It can be
seen here on youtube.com.
No matter what your experience level, if you are
interested in what's new in wildlife/outdoor
photography and/or learning more about the
popularity of "digiscoping" then this is a perfect
opportunity for you. Space is limited and there is a
small rental fee of between 8-11 dollars for the facility
depending on your residence. We will fill the
workshop vacancy on a first come first served basis.
For the Friday session at the Carson Nature Center
You will need to contact the South Suburban Park and
register. Call the Carson
Nature Center at 303-347-5999 and register for class
All Friday proceeds
support the Carson Nature Center and Platt Canyon
South Suburbon Park.
For the Saturday session you will need to contact the
Audubon Society of Greater Denver at 3303-973-9530
and sign up. A fee of $8 for ASGD members and $11
for non-members will apply.
The Carson Nature Center is located near the NW
corner of Mineral and Santa Fe Drive in Littleton. It is
directly behind the Aspen Grove Shopping Center
along the South Platte River. Overflow parking can be
accommodated in the adjacent Park- and- Ride lots.
The exact address for google map service is South
Platte Park 3000 W Carson Dr Littleton, CO 80120-
The ASGD Nature Center is located 4 miles south of
C-470 in Waterton Canyon. Exit C-470 at Wadsworth
and go south for 4 miles. Turn left on Waterton Road
and then take an immidiate left into the ASGD at
Chatfield parking lot.