Southern Outer Banks
Using Digital Photography to Capture North Carolina's Dynamic Coast
Get more out of your digital camera than just point and shoot. Learn about composition and digital manipulation as you explore the coastal beauty of North Carolina with experts.
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Program No. 14311RJ
4 days
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At a Glance

With pristine coastlines and wildlife filled estuaries as your muse, explore the beauty of North Carolina’s barrier islands and learn the skills and techniques to better your digital photography. Expert workshops and hands-on demonstrations led by a photography instructor introduce all the options of your digital camera, as well as cover the basics of composition, presentation and digital manipulation. After learning your camera inside and out, take your knowledge into the field!
Activity Level
Walking along gravel paths, slightly hilly terrain. Field trips involve walking, but golf carts are available. Beach and some paths not handicapped accessible.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Test your skills during a photo shoot at Fort Macon, a Civil War fort on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Utilize natural lighting as you take photos of the live oaks that line the streets of historic Beaufort.
  • At the beach and estuary, wildlife opportunities abound.

General Notes

Bring digital camera with owner’s manual and memory device. Those interested in traditional photography are invited to bring non-digital equipment. Program intended for beginners but all skill levels are welcome.
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Kelli Kaelin
Kelli Kaelin was raised in Little Egg Harbor, N.J. This quiet town on the real Jersey shore is where she developed her love for wildlife and the great outdoors. After graduating from Rider University with a degree in marine science, Kelli worked at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, where she was able inspire children and their families to take conservation action. Kelli then found her way to the Sound to Sea program, and is excited to share this wonderful place with all of you!
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