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Winter Zootography Workshop with Sony // Part Two: Live Event at the Minnesota Zoo

January 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

 Winter Zootography Workshop with Sony

Looking to add some ferocity to your zoo images? Join National Camera and Sony Imaging Specialist, Ashley Ondricek, for a special winter Zoo photography experience.



Saturday, January 14, 2023


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PART TWO // LIVE EVENT: In-Person at the Minnesota Zoo

In the second part of this workshop, we will meet up on Saturday, January 14th for the Live Event at the Minnesota Zoo.  Led by Sony Imaging Specialist Ashley Ondricek, this hands-on portion of the workshop will allow you to put what you learned from the online seminar into practice!  We will have a designated check-in time and meet-up location where you will receive your admission tickets and will have an opportunity to check out a select variety of Sony gear for this event. We will have expert staff from National Camera on hand to help you with camera settings, composition, and answer questions throughout the day. This is a rain, snow, or shine event; please be aware that we will be outdoors for the majority of the workshop.


Registration Fee: $69

Parking and admission for the zoo is included in your registration fee. This workshop is limited to 15 participants, so be sure to reserve your spot early and provide a working email address when purchasing your tickets. Participants will be emailed full event details and the link to the online seminar around 2pm on Wednesday, January 11th.

Register for the workshop here >>> https://www.natcam.com/event/sony-zootography



Online Seminar // Thursday, January 12th • 6pm-7pm

In-Person at the Minnesota Zoo // Saturday, January 14th • 10am-2pm

Online Image Review // Tuesday, January 17th • 6pm-7pm




Photographing animals at the Zoo in the Winter offers some unique challenges and perspectives. Join us for Part One on Thursday, January 12th, during this online seminar you will learn how to overcome some of these challenges. 

Click here to learn more about the Online Seminar and register for this workshop



Workshop attendees are encouraged to submit images they took at the Zoo for the online image review on Tuesday, January 17th. This is an opportunity to share your unique visual perspectives, and how that may differ from person to person. 

Click here to learn more about the Online Image Review



Cancellation & Refund Policy: 

Part Two of the Zootography workshop is a rain, snow or shine event. If you need to cancel your registration for any reason, please contact us right away. A refund may not be issued for any cancellations made after the registration deadline has closed on Tuesday, January 10th at 10pm CST. All other cancellations will receive a full refund if the cancellation request has been made prior to the registration deadline.


Please Note: We will be using the Webex platform for the online seminars, and you can join from your browser without having to download any new software. We recommend joining up to 10 minutes early, to ensure that you have time to troubleshoot your connection if necessary. You will be placed in a waiting room until the host is ready to begin the event. For the best experience, we recommend using Chrome or Firefox to view and participate in this class. 


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Ashley Ondricek // Bio:

Ashley Ondricek has been working in the photography industry for over 15 years.  He started with film cameras, using a Pentax K1000 and Speed Graphic 4×5, and traversed the camera landscape until finally discovering the mirrorless world of Sony. Today, most of Ashley’s creative work revolves around travel, wildlife photography and zootography, but also has experience with professional portrait and wedding photography. Ashley became a member of the Sony Digital Imaging team in 2017, and can be found working with Photo Specialty Retailers throughout the country educating customers through product demonstrations, seminars and workshops.


Email questions to classes@natcam.com

or call us during regular business hours at 763.546.6831

Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

Sunday 12pm-4pm


January 14
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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