Friends of Hagerman Nature Photo Club
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Mission Statement of the FOH Nature Photography Club

The Friends of Hagerman Nature Photography Club promotes interest in Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge and encourages preservation of wildlife and habitats by supporting, assisting and educating nature photographers of all levels.

Welcome to the FOH Nature Photo Club

The Friends of Hagerman Nature Photo Club meets bimonthly at Hagerman NWR for a technical program and photo sharing.  The club is open to anyone interested in nature photograph, regardless of experience or type of equipment.  Visitors are welcome; for those who wish to join, dues are just $5 per year, however, membership in the Friends of Hagerman NWR is required.

The Nature Photo Club sponsors photo shoots on the Refuge, and an annual Refuge photo contest.  Club members also participate in photography projects on behalf of the Friends and the Refuge.

2019 Annual HNWR Nature Photography Contest

For information, rules and entry for for the 2019 Annual HNWR Nature Photography Contest, click here!  To pay for entries, click here!

Secrets of Wild Bird Photography with Brian Loflin
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Brian Loflin, a highly regarded Photographer, Biologist and Author will present a seminar and hands-on workshop demonstrating how to make outstanding images of wild birds in their habitat.

During the session, Brian will demonstrate the equipment and techniques of successful wild bird photography, including:

- obtaining accurate exposures of birds
- achieving accurate focus
- creating tack sharp images
- managing light
- modifying bad light
- using a tripod
- techniques for long lenses
- managing the background
- capturing birds in flight

After the hour-long presentation, participants are welcome to set up their own equipment for a hands-on, practical exercise photographing a wild bird model.

We are charging a nominal fee of $20 per person for this workshop to defray the speaker's travel expenses. Please register in advance. Space is limited.
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge
6465 Refuge Rd
Sherman, TX 75092
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Friends of Hagerman Nature Photo Club
(903) 786-2826

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Guides for Photographers

Click for Spring Guide to Birds at HNWR for Photographers

Click for Winter Guide to Birds at HNWR for Photographers

Nature Photography Ethics
Birding Ethics
Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826