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There's a new Andean Bear cub at Chester Zoo!

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What else can you find at the UK's wildlife parks and safari parks?  Click here for a list of wildlife and safari parks in the UK

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before you're 11 and 3/4.... The National Trust is full of ideas, click here to see some of them

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Robins are the UK's favourite bird - here's a lovely poem about robins and how you can encourage them to your garden. More Info

Wildlife photography experience days

 
Pack your bags & your camera! There'll be lots of photograph opportunities and these wildlife photography experience days will certainly be different. Get advice on how to take the best wildlife photographs on many of these photography experience days - or just have fun taking photographs of animals!  These make great gifts for anyone who enjoys photography & loves wildlife.  

Before you buy, please check T&Cs, including how long vouchers are for, age restrictions, the Need to Know sections, important info relating particularly to the experience

Special offers on photography experiences...

Enjoy 15% off photography experiences at Red Letter Days through this website - just look on Red Letter Days' website for the yellow banner saying "This deal is exclusive to Animal Human Wellbeing customers."  Excludes current special offers.  

Exotic Animal Masterclass Photography Day

Exotic Animal Masterclass Photography Day
£125 (was £180)
If you want to have a photography day with a difference and you love wildlife, this could be just the thing you're looking for.  Discover the art of capturing shots of a large range of exotic animals: you'll have incredibly close-up access to a variety of exotic animals such as lizards, snakes, amphibians, and invertebrates!  What an opportunity!  It's in Greater London.  
Buy now from Buy a Gift

Exotic Mini Beast Photography

Exotic Mini Beast Photography 
Was £69, now £58 for visitors from Get Active with Animals (part of the Animal Human Wellbeing family)
Several locations available: Bournemouth, Sailsbury, London, Bristol, Alton or Glasgow
Take your camera and start taking macro pictures of amazing small animals such as stick insects, praying mantis, rainbow beetle, painted grass hoppers, geckos and tree frogs. Tea and coffee are provided. Learn more about camera settings and how to take the best macro shots.  Buy this experience now from Red Letter Days

Animal Photography in Hertfordshire

Animal Photography Taster Class in Hertfordshire
Was £99, now £84 for visitors from Get Active with Animals (part of the Animal Human Wellbeing family)
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

Paradise Wildlife Park is one of Europe's leading animal attractions. This is a great chance to get up close and personal with many of the park's amazing creatures including wallabies, red pandas, reptiles, birds and exotic creepy crawlies whilst picking up photography tips (full tuition is not provided) from one of Paradise's in-house experts. You'll also spend time in the studio area, take a selection of striking snaps under professional guidance. Go to Red Letter Days for more info

Big Cat Photography Big Cat Photography
Was £109, now £92  for visitors from Get Active with Animals (part of the Animal Human Wellbeing family)
Woburn Safari Park, Bedfordshire or Knowsley Safari Park, Merseyside

This is a perfect 4 hour experience for big cat lovers who want to practice their photography!  Both venues host a variety of ferocious big cats.  Learn from the experienced host about camera settings to enhance outdoor photography and use the zoom to get close shots. There is a break for refreshments, plus a summary at the end to review what has been learnt.
More info from Red Letter Days
Safari Park Photography Safari Park Photography
Was £109, now £92  for visitors from Get Active with Animals (part of the Animal Human Wellbeing family)
Woburn Safari Park, Bedfordshire or Knowsley Safari Park, Merseyside
Explore and capture on film the wonderful animals living in these safari parks. Guided by an experienced and passionate photographer and assisted by the safari park keepers, take a tour (part driven, part walking) enabling you to take long shots from the open windows of the safari vehicle or close ups.  Depending on the park, snap tigers, monkeys, giraffes, rhinos and other animals while discovering more about camera settings and new techniques.  The session lasts half a day, so you can spent the remainder of the day exploring the park.  

Go to Red Letter Days for more info
Click for info on this Digital Photography Day from Buy a Gift
 
Digital Photography Day experiences 
Buy a Gift have other photography gift experiences available which are not animal related though they may have slight animal elements in them. Different courses are available tailored to different types of camera, and so you can choose from a range of digital photography courses taking place at more than a dozen venues around the UK.  A fun day out too, you'll have tuition that will help you take great photos from your own compact camera, digital SLR or mobile phone!
One Day Digital Photography Course for one 
£99.00
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One Day Digital Photography Course for two
£189.00
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Buy a Gift also have a Four Hour Intensive Photography Course in Hertfordshire for one for £39
 Outdoor Photography from Pocketmags

Outdoor Photography from Pocketmags

For the serious amateur and semi-professional photographer who is passionate about the British countryside and its wildlife.  From £2.99 for one single issue, or available for an Annual Digital Subscription or 6 month Digital Subscription.  Go to Pocketmags to buy this digital subscription. 

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All purchases subject to the terms & conditions, refunds & returns, delivery info etc of the experience companies you buy from.