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The American Bald Eagle Photography Workshop is a great way for amateur photographers and those interested in capturing wildlife to get hands-on experience in the field. The workshop takes place at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve where your instructor will offer advice, feedback about photographing bald eagles. The workshop is limited to just 12 students.

When: November 6-11th, 2017

What’s included: The workshops include lunch, transportation to the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve and back to town, and your in the field workshops, and a six day pass to all festival activities. Most activities and speakers will be in the evening at the American Bald Eagle Foundation.  See our schedule for activities and speakers.

Cost: $1,000.00 per person

What you should bring: ABEF Photography Equipment Checklist

About the instructor: Bill McRoberts is a professional photographer, videographer, digital artist and instructor. A 23-year military veteran, he started exploring photography in his travels with the Army. Since moving to Haines in 2008, the bald eagle has become his favorite subject.

His photographs have been published in the Northwest Travel Magazine, Holland America Cruise Line’s Cabin Book, Popular Photography Magazine, Outdoor Photography Magazine, Mile Post, Alaska Magazine, USA Today, Capital City Weekly, and the Haines Welcome Center Directory. He has been teaching the Alaska Bald Eagle Festival photography workshop since 2011.

Featured photos by Bill McRoberts: