photography by maxis gamez

Current & Future Workshops information

Bird Photography Workshops

Birds of Prey Workshop

FEb. 7-8 / March 7-8, 2014
Birds of Prey Workshop

  • Enjoy the beauty and rare opportunity photographing some of the most amazing predators of the bird world.

    Come face-to-face with an extraordinary close up opportunity and create incredible photographs you would normally could not in the wild!

    My "natural" set-up and perches will deliver the perfect look for your photographs enhancing the beauty and power of these amazing animals.

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Florida Bird Photography Tour

Feb. 18-22, 2015
Bird Photography Tour (5-days)
Accepting Registrations for 2015 now!

  • Florida Bird Photography Tours is dedicated to delivering a large range of species around the state of Florida for you to benefit from. Maxis Gamez, a Floridian resident will not only help as a guide, but will also help deliver a diversity of photography tips and techniques so that you may take full advantage of every opportunity.

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Florida Coastline Photography Workshop

March 22-23, 2014
Florida's Coastline & More

  • Come and enjoy one of the most beautiful and photogenic coastlines in Florida.

    This location is extremely productive during the early morning hours providing infinity compositions and opportunities to the nature photographer.

    Join me!

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Burrowing Owls Workshop

April 5-6, 2014
Burrowing Owls

  • Yes! they are very close. The owls are often in contact with humans, allowing us to get very close.

    We'll be able to photograph the owls in their own habitat. However, we will NOT disturb them and we will keep our distance. During my workshop, there is a good chance to photograph owlets as well.

    Join me!

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Gatorland Workshop

April 12-13, 2014
gatorland's rookery

  • For over half a century, Gatorland has been creating fond vacation memories for millions of visitors who have entered through its gaping gator mouth entrance. Families, friends and employees alike have ventured through the glass double doors on their way to a journey through this natural, low-tech adventure. Located between Orlando and Kissimmee on the South Orange Blossom Trail, Gatorland is one of Central Florida's oldest attractions, and provides a unique and natural alternative to the larger theme parks of today.

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Florida's Birding & Photo Fest 2014

April 30 - may 4, 2014
Florida's Birding & Photo Fest - My favorite photography event of the year!

  • Without a doubt, the Florida's Birding & Photo Fest is one even I look forward to every year. Awesome people and many affordable classroom and field seminars are available to photographers at all levels.

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Florida's swans

may 31 - June 1st, 2014
Florida's swans

  • A jewel hidden in Florida.

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acadia national Park & puffins

July 12-14, 2014
acadia national Park & puffins

  • Photographing Mount Desert Island's natural wonders known as Acadia National Park is an experience like no other.

    Photographers have been drawn to the rugged coast of Maine throughout history. Acadia National Park is a land of contrast and diversity. Comprised of a cluster of islands on the Maine coast, Acadia is positioned within the broad transition zone between eastern deciduous and northern coniferous forests, and hosts several species and plant communities at the edge of their geographic range.

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1.- download workshop waiver form (click here)

2.- Fill out registration form (click here)

3.- mail waiver form, deposit/full tuition to: (4489 mcintosh park drive, apt#1603, sarasota fl, 34232)

4.- Registration package will be sent to you via e-mail within 72hrs.

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

F.A.Q.

1.- How do I register to one or multiple workshops?

 

2.- i don't like large groups. how large are your group size?

3.- What's included with each workshop?

4.- what's not included?

5.- i would like to be well equipped for the workshop. what if i'm missing equipment?

6.- What if I get sick or can't attend the workshop?

7.- What's your cancellation/refund policy?

8.- one last question...What is your smoking policy?

9.- Got more questions? feel free to call (941.623.5155) or e-mail me directly.

 

Previous Workshops Galleries with Maxis Gamez

1.- Everglades national park workshop
The Everglades National Park is one of the world’s premier destinations for the bird and landscape photographer in Florida. The Everglades offers endless opportunities to photograph many wild native species around the park. 

 

Bird Photography Workshop

Bird Photography Workshop

Bird Photography Workshop

2.- San diego, ca workshop
San Diego is also very rich with landscape opportunities that we’ll take advantage of during the workshop including but not limited to the San Diego coastline and inland locations. I’ve been to these locations before assuring your opportunities to achieve great images under my guidance.

 

Bird Photography Workshop

Bird Photography Workshop

Bird Photography Workshop

3.- Florida Bird Photography Tour (5-days) workshop
Florida Bird Photography Tours is dedicated to delivering a large range of species around the state of Florida for you to benefit from. Maxis Gamez, a Floridian resident will not only help as a guide, but will also help deliver a diversity of photography tips and techniques so that you may take full advantage of every opportunity.

 

Bird Photography Workshop

Bird Photography Workshop

Bird Photography Workshop

4.- Spoonbills & More workshop
Each year, up to 18,000 nesting pairs of 16 to 20 species of birds nest on the Alafia Bank Sanctuary, making it one of the largest colonies in Florida and one of the most diverse colonies in the continental United States. The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission has listed Alafia Bank as the most important colony in the state, due to its size (number of birds nesting), longevity of nesting activity, and species diversity. (Source: Audubon)

 

Bird Photography Workshop

Bird Photography Workshop

Bird Photography Workshop

5.- Florida's Birding & Photo Fest
One of the most popular Photo Fest events out there. Come an enjoy the beauty of St. Augustine while you learn more about digital photography.

 

Bird Photography Workshop

Bird Photography Workshop

Bird Photography Workshop

6.- public presentations & Seminars
Few times per year I conduct public presentations to Camera Clubs, photography events and seminars. Here are few pictures of such events.

Bird Photography Workshop

Bird Photography Workshop