Shawn Carey (Flaty Island, Iceland)

Cape Cod Bird Club: Iceland Land of Midnight Sun

Iceland Land of Midnight Sun
Cape Cod Bird Club
Date: Monday May 8, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

Iceland abounds in natural splendor: Waterfalls and glaciers, panoramic views and otherworldly landscapes. It is a land of Northern Lights and midnight sun. And it is the realm of one of the world’s most charming and iconic birds: the Atlantic Puffin.

During the summer months, Iceland’s round-the-clock sunlight allows us to see a panoply of birds which accompany the puffins in nesting frenzy. Come along with wildlife photographer Shawn Carey as he shares images and stories from his recent journey across Iceland. Along the way, we’ll meet Black-tailed Godwits, Arctic Terns, Red-necked Phalaropes, Razorbills, and Black Guillemots.  We’ll visit fjords, mountains, grasslands, and lava fields.  Join us as we explore the wildlife and wonder of Iceland and discover why it’s a place no birder  or bird photographer should miss.

Belted Kingfisher

Photographing Birds in Eastern Massachusetts and Beyond

Photographing Birds in Eastern Massachusetts and Beyond

Boston Camera Club
Location: All Saints Church
1773 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02445

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

Over the last ten years, bird and wildlife photography has seen a surge in popularity— thanks in large part to vast improvements in digital technology. Digital cameras are better, easier to use, and more affordable than ever. But how do you choose the right one? And once you have the camera, what’s next? Where do you go? When should you get there? And how do you turn those great looks you’re getting into memorable images that truly capture the moment?

Don’t panic. Wildlife photographer and educator Shawn Carey has you covered. Join Shawn as he expertly guides you through these topics, and shares some tricks of the trade to help you truly enjoy your experience. He’ll explore three Mass Audubon properties plus a few other “hot spot” locations—Museum of American Bird Art, Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary and Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary— all of which have observation or photo blinds to help get you closer to birds and other wildlife. Along with stories of his own experiences in the field, and lots of give-and-take with the audience, the gathering is sure to be eye-opening and lively.