“ I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.” Steven Spielberg.

Photography Course

09aug9:00 am4:00 pmPhotography Course

Event Details

Join us for a jampacked photography course at Dartmoor Zoo that you won’t forget! Hosted by the talented brsimages.

Brian and Sheree Sedgbeer of brsimages live on Dartmoor, a husband-and-wife team of professional photographers who have a deep knowledge and love of wildlife having travelled across the world, capturing gorgeous images that can be explored via their website.

Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn everything from square 1, or you’re a talented photographer looking to finetune or improve your existing skills, regularly hosting technical and composition lessons, Brian and Sheree will make sure you get some shots you’re truly proud of!

Example Itinerary:

Arrival: 9am (Jaguar Suite)

  1. Introduction
  2. Welcome tea/coffee
  3. Place lunch orders
  4. Insight to technical side of cameras
  5. What to expect for the day

Keeper time: 9:30 – 11am

Keeper yard for carnivore round

Photographing around site: 11am – 1pm

Lunch break: 1 – 2pm

Jaguar Restaurant

Photographing around site: 2 – 3pm

Big cat talk at 2:30 – may include feed – big cat will be disclosed on the day

Recap and advice: 3 – 4pm

Jaguar Suite

With the largest big cat collection in the Southwest and over 300 animals, plus exclusive Keeper time during their carnivore rounds, there will be plenty of action shots to test your skills throughout the day!

Please note: a minimum of 5 spaces are required to be booked for the course to take place, if we do not reach these numbers, you will be contacted in advance to look at other, suitable dates to move your experience to.

T&Cs apply:

  1. This course is open to individuals ages 16 years and over.
  2. Wet weather conditions may result in rescheduling of course dates.
  3. Attendees must bring their own photographic equipment and have a basic knowledge of its operation.
  4. Attendees are advised to bring protection for their camera in case of a rain shower.
  5. Dartmoor Zoo can accept no liability for loss or damage of personal belongings including camera equipment whilst on site.
  6. Zoo admission, tea/coffee and lunch is included.
  7. Attendees are advised to wear walking boots or other appropriate outdoor footwear.
  8. If the minimum requirement of 5 people is not met, alternative dates will be provided.

Spaces are limited, so be sure to book yours today!


August 9, 2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT+00:00)