Nature Photography Workshops Planned
Award-winning nature photographer Sol Levine is a graduate of the New York Institute of Photography and a veteran exhibitor in wildlife and fine art shows in North Carolina, New York, Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey. He will host a one-day nature photography workshop at the museum (and in the field) on Saturday, July 22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The fee is $60 ($50 for Friends of the Museum).
For more information or to register, call 919-733-7450 ext. 303.
Greensboro native Gabby Salazar won the prestigious Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year award in 2004 and is one of the most accomplished photographers of her generation.
The museum is seeking aspiring young nature photographers, ages 12-18, to join Salazar for a youth photography workshop at Prairie Ridge, the museum's outdoor educational facility in west Raleigh.
This free workshop will be held from 8 to 10 a.m., on Saturday, Aug. 19. Digital cameras will be provided.
For more information and to sign up for the workshop, contact Jonathan Pishney at 919-733-7450 ext. 304 or Emelia Cowans at ext. 305.
In addition to the workshop, Salazar will make a presentation highlighting her travels and experiences with photography from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 18, in the museum auditorium.
The museum currently hosts the "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" exhibit, from the Museum of Natural History in London.
The exhibit showcases nearly 90 winning and commended images from the largest and most prestigious wildlife photography competition in the world.
Additionally, the museum is co-sponsor of the second annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition, which accepts entries through Sept. 15.
Visit www.ncwildlife.org/con test for more details or to enter.
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