Speaker: David Akoubian. Theme “The Decisive Moment in Wildlife Photography” – August 6

Where: 830 Grimes Bridge Rd., Roswell, GA 30075 (map)
When: Tuesday, August 6th, 2024. Doors Open 6:00pm, Social Time 6:00-6:45, Announcements 6:45-7:00, Speaker: 7:00

Capturing the perfect wildlife image is the goal of anyone that goes out and spends any time with a camera chasing wildlife. Join professional nature photographer David Akoubian as he discusses techniques and offers tips for capturing what he refers to as “the Decisive Moment” in wildlife photography that helps the viewer personally identify with the subject. David shares settings, secrets, stories and images of some decisive moments in his wildlife photography.

About David Akoubian

David has been a photographer since 1972, but his career in photography started in 1992. David learned his craft originally as a painter and from his father. Early in his career he traveled with, learned from, and taught beside some of the masters of nature photography such as John Shaw, Art Wolfe, Galen Rowell, Bryan Peterson, Pat O’Hara, and Rod Planck. Since 1994, David has been teaching photography in the classroom and leading workshops and lectures all around the United States. His primary focus is the Southeastern United States as he resides in the mountains of North Georgia with his wife Evelyn.

David’s clients have included Coca Cola, PNC Bank, Tamron, Sirui, Lensbaby, The Nature Conservancy, and Gibbs Gardens. His photographs and articles have appeared in the Nature Photographer, Audubon Magazine, Blue Ridge Country, Birder’s World, Outdoor Photographer, Backpacker Magazine, and many local publications. His work has also been included in several feature books and instructional guides for scenic locations. David volunteers his photography with several organizations such as Angels on Horseback and the Mountain Conservation Trust of Georgia. David is a Tamron Image Master, a Kase Filter Ambassador, and a f-stop Gear Ambassador.

Bear Woods Photography is David’s brand. His images can be found at www.bearwoodsphotography.com and on Facebook.