A local photographer will offer a free wildlife photography class at the Île Saint-Clément museum

ByDavid M. Conte

Oct 29, 2021

LEONARDTOWN, MD–Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., professional wildlife photographer J. Sal Icaza with Solomons Island Photography will take students through a two-hour wildlife photography trip focused on eagles and ospreys. The stunning images he will share were all taken here in southern Maryland.

This seminar is intended for beginners and photography enthusiasts. He will share his best practices demonstrated to help take student photography to the next level and spend time switching from “automatic” mode on a DSLR or mirrorless camera to “manual” mode to take more spectacular photos. . photographs.

“We are delighted to offer this free course at the museum for those who wish to develop their photography skills here in our community,” said Karen Stone, director of the St. Mary County Museum Division. “Southern Maryland has no shortage of natural beauty, and we can’t wait to see the incredible photos people capture as a result of this class.”

The course will include topics such as the basics of switching from automatic to manual mode, a visual overview of southern Maryland wildlife and demonstrated best practices, and finally, an open question-and-answer session where students can ask questions. more in-depth questions.

Those interested are encouraged to bring a digital SLR or manual camera. Only 15 participants will be allowed to allow for a more personalized experience. To register, please reserve a spot by calling the St. Clement’s Island Museum at 301-769-2222.