Nature & Wildlife Photography Workshops

Big Cat & Nature Photography offers half-day Nature and Wildlife Photography Workshops during the deer rut season. Our customers have not only the chance to capture the action of red and fallow deer at this time of the year, but they will have a professional photographer helping them with their camera settings and approach to wildlife photography.

Our venue for the Nature and Wildlife Photography workshops is the beautiful Bradgate Park, where herds of around 100 red deer and 300 fallow deer live. The photography workshops are open to photographers of all experience levels. Your guide will find out at the beginning of the workshop what the experience level of customers is and what level of support the participants need. Her support will range from how to set up your camera to capture motion, work with different light aspects, how to approach wildlife photography and to guide you to places, where the deer is likely to be. Our customers benefit from having a wildlife photographer, who works with wildlife conservation, and hence has knowledge about the deer and other wildlife that will help you to watch and photograph the deer
(and other wildlife).


The photography workshops will either start early in the mornings (6:30am) or in the early afternoon (12:30pm). The photography workshops in the morning will end at 11:00am, and the one in the afternoon will finish at 5:00pm. Our customers will have the option to book the morning and afternoon workshops individually or book both together
(staying the entire day).

Starting early will allow our photography workshop participants to capture the action by the deer before the park is getting busy and before most of the red deer will disappear into the deer sanctuary. Our customers will also benefit from their guide's knowledge about the deer's movements throughout the day, which she has gained from previous photography events and her own excursions to the park, prior to the rutting season.

The participants on the Nature and Wildlife photography workshop in the afternoons will have the opportunity to see and photograph a least some of red deer coming back from the deer sanctuary into the open access park area. Our customers could photograph deer coming down to the River Lin and crossing it.

Although Bradgate Park is known for its red and fallow deer herds, our photography workshop participants will have the chance to photography also other wildlife species and some of the beautiful landscape at this historical park.

In consideration of the fact that some people may prefer not to stay until dusk when arriving as early as 6:30am, we decided to have 2 Nature and Wildlife Photography workshops per day. If you prefer however to make the most out of your visit to Bradgate Park and would like to stay all day to get as many photography opportunities as possible, including the action of deer in the morning and throughout the day until dusk, you can of course join us for the morning and the afternoon photography workshops
(getting a discount of £19 when booking both photography workshops on the same day at Bradgate Park or 2 on different days).

We have asked Bradgate Park for permission to provide the Nature and Wildlife Photography workshops on the following dates in 2018:

11 October 2018 (Thursday) - availability > 3 spaces
12 October 2018 (Friday) - availability > 3 spaces
18 October 2018 (Thursday) - availability > 3 spaces
19 October 2018 (Friday) - availability > 3 spaces
We expect to receive confirmation for the dates or alternative dates by February 2018.

The individual half-day Nature and Wildlife Photography workshops will cost £69 per person or alternatively you can book the morning and afternoon photography workshops for £109. These prices include one drink during each workshop.

In order to make our Nature and Wildlife Photography workshops most beneficial to all participants, we apply a maximum number of 6 participants per workshop
(minimum number of 4 participants).

You can book Nature and Wildlife Photography workshops by completing the form at the end of this page.

Provided it is not indicated above that no spaces or only a limited number of spaces is available for the photography workshop date of your choice, please proceed to the online shop via the Pay Link to pay either the deposit or the full fee from there (depending on when you book / the full fee is required when booking 4 weeks or less prior to the course date). For more details about the booking process, please check our Terms and Conditions.

If you are not sure about what dates would suit you best, or you would like to get the photography course for a friend or family member, you can also buy a gift voucher and agree the course date at a later stage.

Please contact us via, if you have any questions.

Nature/Wildlife Photography workshop

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