Liberty’s Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre run several photography days through out the year, which are organised by Captivelight Photo Days. These days are proving to be very popular, appealing to all levels of photographer from beginners right up to professional photographers.

General Information About Booking, Bad Weather Policy, Cancellation etc can be found here: General Photo Day Information


Private Week-Day Workshops: 
These days give you an opportunity to choose a week-day to suit you and book a workshop session on that day on a one to one basis or as a small group for a private photography workshop of your choice. We currently offer the following workshops: Harvest Mice, Birds Of Prey Studio, Reptiles and Frogs. These days are a reasonable way of enjoying a photography workshop without other people unless you choose to bring them! Full Details Here


Our Public Photography Days

1: Birds Of Prey Photo Days.
These are held within Liberty’s Centre using our birds of prey, reptiles and other creatures, running from 10.00am until around 3.00pm. During this time you will be given an opportunity to photograph owls, falcons, eagles as well as other birds of prey and some of our reptile house residents from very close, and without wires or bars in the way. A sandwich tray lunch is included, and you are welcome to stay within the Centre for the rest of the day after the organised part of the day has finished. Price: From £55 per Person. Full Details Here

2: Raptors in the Forest Days
These days take place out in the New Forest, where we pose a number of birds of prey in natural surroundings. Usually the day starts at 9.45am at Liberty’s Centre with a quick briefing, after which we drive out into the Forest with the birds until about 2pm when we return to the Centre, where you are welcome to stay for the rest of the day should you wish to. This is the day to book if you are looking for high quality images of our birds of prey in a natural landscape. Price: From £55 per Person Full Details Here

3: Owls in the Forest Days
These days take place out in the New Forest, where we pose a number of Owls in natural surroundings. Usually the day starts at 9.45am at Liberty’s Centre with a quick briefing, after which we drive out into the Forest with the birds until about 2pm when we return to the Centre, where you are welcome to stay for the rest of the day should you wish to. This is the day to book if you are looking for high quality images of owls in a natural landscape. Price: From £55 per Person Full Details Here

4: Birds Of Prey Studio Day
These take place in our indoor studio area at Liberty’s Centre where we bring a number of birds of prey and pose them for you under studio lights. There is always an experienced photographer present to offer help and advise through out the day as well as talking you through the settings that are required. For these days you will need a camera that is capable of being set to Manual Exposure and that has a standard flash “hotshoe” fitting. These days can yield some very high quality images as well as, on occasions, something a little bit different and have proved to be very popular with beginners and experienced photographers alike. All flash lighting and standard fitting triggers are supplied, however some earlier Sony Cameras have a non-standard flash fitting which will require an adapter for our flash triggers to work. Price: From £55.00 per Person Full Details Here

5: Harvest Mice Photo Workshop
These sessions take place in our indoor studio area and involve you photographing a number of Harvest Mice under studio lights. These little creatures are endearing as well as being a challenge to photograph as they go about their business although as always there will always be an experienced photographer to help you out if need be. For these days you will need a camera that is capable of being set to Manual Exposure and that has a standard flash “hotshoe” fitting. All flash lighting and standard fitting triggers are supplied, however some earlier Sony Cameras have a non-standard flash fitting which will require an adapter for our flash triggers to work. Price: From £55.00 per Person Full Details Here

6: Reptiles Photography Day
Photograph a variety of our Reptiles, Invertebrates and Amphibians in our purpose built photography studio using our professional quality equipment as well as being accompanied by an experienced photographer to help those who would like some hands on tuition. For these days you will need a camera that is capable of being set to Manual Exposure and that has a standard flash “hotshoe” fitting. These days can yield some very high quality images as well as, on occasions, something a little bit different and have proved to be very popular with beginners and experienced photographers alike. All flash lighting and standard fitting triggers are supplied, however some earlier Sony Cameras have a non-standard flash fitting which will require an adapter for our flash triggers to work. Price: From £55.00 per Person Full Details Here

Private Photo Day Bookings
You can also book any of these Photo Experience Days as a Private Day for you and your friends. See each photo day page for full details.

To Book
To book a day please email us via captivelightuk@gmail.com and tell us which day you want, the date you want to go, your email address and a contact Phone Number in case we have to get hold of you urgently.

We will then send you an Invoice via email to cover your non-refundable deposit of £15 per person per photo day. Once you have paid this your booking is completed.

Photography Day Dates

Photography Day Dates

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