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Wildlife Photography Sacramento Zoo- 3-Part Workshop


Wildlife Photography Sacramento Zoo- 3-Part Workshop

Join Mike's Camera along with Sacramento Zoo for a three-part wildlife photography workshop! 

It starts with class instruction at our Sacramento store and is followed by a private, early morning, up-close animal experience and day at Sacramento Zoo! We’ll provide hands-on photography instruction and you’ll share your best images at the final in-store gallery showing and critique.

Includes a 12x18-inch matted print of a favorite image from your day's photography session, plus a $10 coupon you can use towards anything in-store, at any Mike's Camera location!

What You'll Learn:

Techniques to make great wildlife photos in a zoo setting

Composition, exposure, depth of field, shutter speed, panning, focusing tips, awareness of light

About various species of the majestic animal kingdom

This workshop consists of three parts:


Thursday evening Wildlife Photography Seminar at Mike's Camera Sacramento

Sunday morning Private Photography session at the Sacramento Zoo

Tuesday evening Critque and Gallery showing at Mike's Camera Sacramento



2019 Workshop Dates

April 2019: Thursday, April 25 | Sunday, April 28 | Tuesday, April 30

July 2019: Thursday, July 18 | Sunday, July 21 | Tuesday, July 23

October 2019: Thursday, October 17 | Sunday, October 20 | Tuesday, October 22


Thursday Evening Class: 

Mike’s Camera Sacramento 2200 J Street, Sacramento CA

Sunday Morning Private Zoo Experience: 

Sacramento Zoo 3930 W Land Park Drive, Sacramento CA

Wednesday Evening Gallery Showing & Critique: Mike’s Camera Sacramento2200 J Street, Sacramento CA

What to Bring:

Your camera(s) with extra memory cards

A variety of lenses from telephoto to zoom. Macro for animals up close in the Interpretive Center

Flash and/or flash extender

Tripod/monopod. Suggested, but not required

Water, Snacks and/or sack lunch. Food and refreshment can also be purchased at Kampala Café,or Savannah Snacks

Hat to protect from the sun, Sunscreen, Light raincoat or appropriate clothing for the season

Comfortable shoes and a watch


Please note, you will not be able to leave your belongings inside the Kampala Conference Room during your visit.



Mike's Camera is proud to donate 50% of proceeds to the Sacramento Zoological Society.

Tuition includes evening lecture, hands-on photography session at Sacramento Zoo with private viewing experience, a matted 12x18-inch print & a $10 coupon.


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