Adults Ages 18 and Older

Classes are for adults ages 18 and older.  Registration and payment required. Call (402) 738-2092 to register.

Photography at the Zoo and Wildlife Safari Park

If you want to learn to take better photographs, prepare for an upcoming trip, or simply understand your camera better, this workshop is a must for amateur wildlife photographers.

Run by professional photographer, Pat Mingarelli, this 3-day workshop provides two incredible locations to practice in. Cost is $70 for members ($80 for non members).

October 26-28
Days 1 and 2 will be spent exploring the animals of the Omaha Zoo & Aquarium (8:30am-1:00pm). Day 3 will be spent exploring the Wildlife Safari Park located near Ashland, NE (8:30am-Noon).

What to Expect:

  • You’ll receive expert wildlife and zoo photography instruction from award winning photographer Pasquale “Pat” Mingarelli.
  • Early access to the zoo on Thursday and Friday.
  • Early access to the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari on Saturday.
  • Professional critique of photos you shoot at the Zoo.
  • Instruction on how to handle taking photos through fences or glass, shooting in the aquarium, and other Zoo 'obstacles'.
  • Plenty of time with Pat to ask questions about your photos.