Conservation Photography Field Course

June 11, 2017 – June 17, 2017 all-day
Cocobolo Nature Reserve

This course is full – sorry!


Course objectives

It is anticipated that by the end of the program students will:

Learn how to effectively evaluate and respond to a photographic opportunity in the field
Increase understanding of photographing various types of plant and animal life, and people in the field
Use a variety of different photographic techniques to document biodiversity and story elements
Develop a narrative with images that cover the most important elements of a story
Have a basic understanding of how to pitch a story to editors and various media buyers


Experiences include

Five full-day stay at the Cocobolo Nature Reserve’s biological field station
Day and night hikes to discover and document a broad array of wildlife
Hands-on photographic demonstration and experimentation
Evening lectures and slideshows
Image review and discussion


Cost and payment

The cost of this course is $1800 ($1400.00 for students with a valid ID) and includes:

All transport for pick and drop off from Panama City airport
All transport for tours and to Cocobolo Field Station
All lodging during the trip
Three meals per day during the trip
Use of field equipment including tent, mattress for sleeping at the reserve