photography by maxis gamez

Number of participants allowed: Five (5)

Workshop tuition: $999


what you need to know:

Workshop will begin with a short and pleasant boat ride to an offshore Rookery in the Sarasota, FL or in the St. Pete area. Our experienced, U.S.C.G certified, licensed and insured boat captain will maneuver us safely to the rookery. While at the rookery, you'll have the opportunity to photography many species including but not limited to:

  • Rosette Spoonbills (Adults & Juveniles)
  • Reddish Egret (Adults & Juveniles)
  • Oystercatchers
  • Nesting Brown Pelicans
  • Tri-colored Herons
  • Cormorant
  • Shorebirds
  • Egrets
  • And many more.

  • Morning/afternoon session (depending on weather), workshop participants will meet me at a specific location and continue by land which will allow us to cover some ground looking for opportunities to photograph different species. The rest is by boat!

  • Handheld panning technique
  • Birds in flight
  • Perspective
  • Subject isolation
  • The Perfect Approach
  • How to work your subject
  • Manual Exposure
  • Composition
  • And much more

Well be walking around 1 mile round trip when we are on land. The rest is by boat!

I strongly suggest staying at the EVEN Hotel in Sarasota.

EVEN Hotel or Near-by – Sarasota, FL
6231 Lake Osprey Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240

Toll Free: 1-866-782-4401
Phone: 941-782-4400

  • $999 per person for TWO full days of extensive shooting. Tuition must be paid in full at the time of registration.
    • Each participant is responsible for their own transportation
    • Each participant is responsible for their own hotel accommodations.
    • Each participant is responsible for his/her own physical condition.

    • 1.- sign waiver form (click here)

      2.- Fill out registration form (click here)

      3.- mail deposit/full tuition

      4.- Registration package will be sent to you via e-mail within 48hrs.

      5.- e-mail, call or text if you have any questions (941-623-5155)