The Barn Owl Centre. A registered charity dedicated to community education, conservation and bird welfare

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Our birds and centre make the perfect setting for photographers

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Photography Days

The Barn Owl Centre is set in a 12 acre natural venue in the Gloucestershire countryside, we have the perfect location to photograph owls & birds of prey.

What does our photography day include

  • Species we work with:
    Barn Owl, Little Owl, Tawny Owl, Long Eared Owl, Eagle Owl, Kestrel, Buzzard & the Golden Eagle. (Subject to circumstances & of course availablity)

  • Flight and Natural Stills
    A day designed for amatures to professionals where an assortment of lenses can be used to take some breathtaking images. Lenses requirements can be from Macro right up to 600mm prime lenses.

  • A 5 hour private activity
    (Fridays Only - Dates below with times)
    We are not open to the public during any of our Photography Days, this helps to make the day (5hrs approx and sometimes longer) very private for visiting photographers & their guests. 

Photography Day - the perfect gift idea!

Prices for a 5hr Photography Day

  • £70 per photographer
  • £30 per spectator/guest/assistant

How to book

2015 Dates for Photography Days

Further dates to be added later once we reach the last date on the date list below

Photography Days are by booking only, bookings need to be made by telephone, which can be done with or without a Gift Voucher, photographers without gift vouchers simply pay on day.

 Dates for the Diary  Scheduled Times
 Friday 2nd January 2015  10am until 3pm (Call to check for spaces)
 Friday 16th January 2015  10.30am until 3.30pm (Call to check for spaces)
 Friday 6th February 2015  11am until 4pm (Call to check for spaces)
 Friday 20th February 2015  11am until 4pm (Call to check for spaces)
 Friday 6th March 2015  12noon until 5pm (Call to check for spaces)
 Friday 27th March 2015  12noon until 5pm (Call to check for spaces)
 Further dates will be added once we have reached the 27th March 2015.

Information regarding your host

Your host will be Vincent Jones, Vince is the founder of the Barn Owl Centre and he is one of the charity's Trustees. Working with Vince on the day will be a small dedicated team who assist in making the Photography Day  enjoyable and successful.

Vince's experience is wide ranging when it comes to knowing the birds and their behaviour. He spearheads the charity's Barn Owl Conservation work programs, he's a professional Bird Trainer plus he is the Barn Owl Centre's in-house Photographer where is images can be viewed throughout this website. With such supportive knowledge and understanding, this simply provides all the qualifications needed to make each of our photography day successful.

The Barn Owl Centre is a great natural venue to photograph Owls and Birds of Prey in wild settings.

A few example images of the birds taken on photography days

Here are just a few of the image we have taken. To see more images like this taken at the Barn Owl Centre, please click here to view our image gallery.

Peregrine Falcon

Buzzard Flight

The Barn Owl Centre is a registered charity dedicated to community education, conservation and bird welfare
Charity. No : 1097410
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