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5hr Photography Day

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.

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Photography Days are by booking only, bookings need to be made by telephone, bookings can be made with or without a Gift Voucher.

Photographers with pre-paid Gift Vouchers
Once the voucher has been received, simply call to make a booking. Bring the pre-paid voucher with you on the chosen booking date. All Gift Vouchers come with a 12 month expiry date. To add additional Photographers, simply buy extra vouchers or pay on the day - See Below

Photographers can also Pay on the Day
If you don't have a gift voucher, simply call us to make a booking & then pay on day. No deposit is required.

Spectators/Assistants - Pay on the Day Only
Must be booked in with a photographer.

Looking for a more Private Photo Day for Individuals & Groups?
This can be arranged with you at a fee on a day outside of the dates listed below.
To find out more, please call us on 01452 383999

 Diary Dates  Scheduled Times
 Fri 14th Oct  2016  11am to 4pm (Completed)
 Fri 28th Oct  2016  11am to 4pm (Completed)
 Fri 11th Nov  2016  10am to 3pm (Completed)
 Fri 25th Nov  2016  10am to 3pm (Completed)
 Fri 2nd Dec  2016  10am to 3pm (Completed)
 Fri 16th Dec 2016  10am to 3pm (Completed)
 Fri 30th Dec  2016  10am to 3pm (Completed)
 Fri 13th Jan 2017  10am to 3pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 27th Jan 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 10th Feb 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)
 Fri 24th Feb 2017  11am to 4pm (Call to check spaces)

PLEASE READ: Infomation for further dates
On the 25th Feb 2017, additional dates & times will be uploaded above to provide Photography Days for Mar, April, May 2017. A further batch of dates will also be added to continue on from the last date of May 2017. Watch this space.

Photography Day - the perfect gift idea!

Prices for a 5hr Photography Day

  • £80 per photographer
  • £30 per spectator/guest/assistant

How to book

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
    With 17 years of photography experience under our belt, our days are very supportive to amatures, semi pro's & professionals. An assortment of lenses can be used to take some breathtaking images. Lens requirements can be anything from a macro lens right up to 600mm prime lenses.

  • Privacy for Photographers during a Photo Days
    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.

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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