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1 Day: Advanced Wildlife

Sulphur Creek Nature Center, Hayward, CA

March10  (9:30AM - 4:30PM) (THREE SPOT LEFT)

(Register early as all sessions were sold out in the past)

Summary: Photograph animals in a private session, One-On-One with the animals, where you can move around, frame your shot to your desire, and be assisted by an instructor. Selection and post processing (how to quickly evaluate "keepers", workflow to post process image, how to prepare your file for printing) will all be discussed. You will also have a post processing option to process your image as a black and white.
NOTE - REQUIREMENTS: You need to have attended the Wildlife at Sulphur Creek session.

You will join professional wildlife and nature photographer Oliver Klink and fine art photographer Kate Jordahl during this workshop. The goal is to provide a memorable and exciting experience while gaining knowledge on how to photograph wildlife and to get your image ready for print (either color or Black and White)

We start at the Sulphur Creek Nature Center (1801 D Street, Hayward, CA 94507) and learn to capture astonishing wildlife portraits of birds, reptiles, and mammals. We will set up a schedule for one-on-one sessions wih the animals. Animals are taken out of their cages and placed in a natural environment conducive to photography. You’ll learn advanced technical tricks to photograph these animals when they pose or move around.

Around noon, we’ll have a working lunch at PhotoCentral. We do recommend bringing a lunch sack or we’ll provide recommendations on where to buy sandwiches.

The afternoon is spent at PhotoCentral (1099 E Street, Hayward, CA 94541) learning how to post process your images. We will teach more advanced technique to post process your images, black and white or with effects. We evaluate your images and post process them. You’ll learn how to quickly rate your images, post process to bring out the best of your images, and then prepare your file for printing.

NOTE: On March 9, we do have a wildlife session as Sulphur Creek, which counts as a requirement for this workshop. Click HERE to register for the wildlife session.

We look forward to meeting you on March 10 (and March 9, if you signed up for both sessions) at Sulphur Creek Nature Center.

Kate & Oliver

Registration: $285 (THREE SPOT LEFT)
March 10, 2019 (Register early as previous years were sold out)

Registration at the Hayward Recreation Center website
Course: Wildlife Photography Advanced Technique # 9159 Click to REGISTER

More info or to be put on the waiting list, please email Oliver Klink


Kate Jordahl is a fine art photographer living in Hayward, California. She is a professor of photography at Foothill College. She has published many books with True North Editions. “Photographing and teaching at the Sulphur Creek Nature is a treat. So close to home and so inspiring”, says Kate.

Oliver Klink is a fine art photographer based in Los Gatos, CA. He was selected as the “Best of the Best” Emerging artist in 2016. His images – Consequences – were selected as Top 50 Critical Mass Award. His image, “Herding Instinct” won the grand prize at the Rayko International Photocontest in 2014, others have received “mentioned” in the Black and White Spidar Awards for the past 5 years. “Photographing wildlife is a passion.”, says Oliver.

- Advanced Techniques to photograph wildlife
- One On One photoshoot with the animals
- Understanding wildlife behavior for best result
- Post processing images from capture to print

- 1 day of instruction by two award winning fine art photographers
- Instruction booklet emailed before the workshop

Not Included:
- Transportation to Hayward, CA
- Meals, accommodation

Registration Fee : $285

Registration: $285
Registration at HARD website

Terms and Conditions

- Bring your camera and we will teach you
- Bring your own computer to process images
- Be ready to get inspired

Where: Hayward, CA
When: March 10, 2019
Who: Kate Jordahl, Oliver Klink
Airport: San Jose (SJC)
Accommodations: not included
Weather: 60 – 80F. You will be outdoor
Cost: $285

Workshop details for Advanced Wildlife Photography at Sulphur Creek Nature Center


1 day of instruction with one-on-one photoshoot with animals, post processing

March 10 (9:30am – 4:30pm)

Through a combination of instruction and hands-on exercises, you will learn how to photograph wildlife. We will teach advanced technique to best capture the essence of the wildlife. The instruction will touch upon composition, catching the special behavior, and approaching the wildlife at close proximity. In the afternoon, we will process one of your images and ge the file ready for print.


Location: Hayward, CA

Morning: Photograph at Sulphur Creek Nature
Animal rotation and one-on-one sessions
Afternoon: Post Processing
Selection, processing using various tools (Lightroom, etc.)
Preparing your file for printing
Conclusion: Review of images and recap of tips

What to Bring

Upon signing up for the workshop, you’ll receive a detailed coursebook describing what to bring and recommended reading material. al.

Camera Equipment:
- Lens from 12mm to 200mm
- Monopod or tripod

Post Processing Equipment:
- Laptop or desktop (with power cord)
- Optional: External Hard drive to back up images
- Optional: Mouse or tablet

- Casual. Check the weather before the workshop

Bring your lunch: We have a very full agenda!


This workshop includes:

- 1 day of detailed instruction on how to photograph wildlife, process
- Instruction by two fine art award winning photographers
- How the two instructors approach their craft from capture to finish

- You need to have taken the wildlife photography course at Sulphur Creek Nature Center. It is critical that you understand the settings on your camera, as we will teach advanced techniques.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call Oliver Klink (408-910-6701) or email

Example Images from Past Workshops

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