1-2-1 Adder & Grass Snake Workshop
£130 Price includes travel to and from the meeting point
Unrivalled Training Throughout The Day
We shall meet at a meeting point at 8.00 am. We will then travel in my car to the location. There I will show you how to find the snakes and how to approach them. I will help set up your camera, showing you how to use aperture priority and maintain correct shutter speed. This is a one-to-one workshop to keep disturbance to a minimum
If I'm Unable To Find Any Snakes You Will Be Offered A Free Day To Come Back.
Leicester, Rutland, Norfolk
What to bring:
DSLR Camera, Any Make Or Model
Lens as many lenses you have got 70mm up to 300mm, Macro lens are good
It is also good to bring spare batteries and memory cards
External camera flash or a torch, if you have off-camera flashes they also work very good
boots or wellingtons
clothing you my have to kneel or lay down on the ground, this is not a fashion show keeping warm is essential.
A hot flask of tea or coffee, something to nibble on and packed lunch.
Some locations do not have toilets on site and the ground is uneven, with lots of walking
Facts About Adders
Adders are small in size. Females are slightly longer and wider than males. They are usually 24 to 35 inches long, Adders are easily recognized by the unique zigzag pattern on their back. Females adders are often white or grey in color. They have a black pattern on their backs. Males adders are usually brown or reddish in color.
Adders are carnivores. They eat different kind of animals: voles, shrews, mice, lizards, newts, frogs, small birds and insects. they often bask in the sun. Adders are the only venomous snakes found in Britain,
Facts About Grass Snakes
The grass snake is the largest species of British snake, and is identified by a distinctive yellow and black collar behind the head and have round pupils. The grass snake can range from 70-100cm (27-39in) in length. Females tend to be longer than males, however males have a longer tail section than females.
Hibernation Grass Snakes typically emerge from hibernation in March or April and spend the first few days close to the hibernaculum. They will then move away in search of food and a mate, with mating itself taking place in April or May. and bask in short grass
Adder Photography Workshop Runs In March
Please note this workshop is whether dependent and time dependent
if it rains on the day you have booked and we cannot arrange another day
a refund will be given
Dates for March 2019
Saturday 16th March -- FULL
Monday 18th March
Tuesday 19th March
Wednesday 20th March
Thursday 21st March
Friday 22nd March
Saturday 23rd March -- FULL