Oregon Zoo Hotspots
Learn some of the best spots for lighting and composition of images at the Oregon Zoo. Discover what it means to capture the height of an action when you take your wildlife photography to the next level.
What You Will Do
- Learn F-stops, depth of field, shutter speeds, aperture priority, manual Mode, and holding-long shutter speeds
- Work on spot metering, center point focusing, finding quality lighting, lighting direction, and more - Take photos of lions, elephants, primates, a leopard, a tiger, sea otters, giraffes, crocodiles, and wild dogs
- Guided tour
- Admission to the Zoo
Please bring a DSLR or point and shoot camera, fully charged battery and backup–enough for two hours of shooting, enough memory cards for 200 images, any lenses or lens hoods you may have (telephoto lens is preferred and can be rented from local camera stores), camera manual, and a lens cloth if you have it. It is recommended that you wear good walking shoes and proper attire for the weather (hooded raincoat, waterproof shoes, windbreaker). Children ages 13-17 may attend, but must be accompanied by a legal guardian. Guests should be comfortable walking 1-2 miles. A signed liability waiver required.
Refunds or exchanges are available until 14 days prior to the scheduled event.