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Kathy Adams Clark

KathyAdamsClarkKathy is the owner of KAC Productions. She started the stock agency in 1995 after a career in human resources. Her photos have appeared in many publications, including Birder’s World, Ranger Rick, The New York Times and National Geographic books. Kathy speaks frequently at association meetings and nature festivals. In addition, she is past-president of the North American Nature Photography Association.

Kathy has extensive experience in teaching photography. It’s her love of teaching and easy-to-understand style that keeps her students signing up for new classes and field trips. Kathy instructs photography and digital imaging for the Leisure Learning Center in Houston and leads photo tours in the United States and abroad for Strabo Tours.

Visit www.kathyadamsclark.com to see more about Kathy’s tours, classes and her nature photography images. You can also follow her at kathyadamsclark.blogspot.com.

 

What’s in the bag?

Kathy uses the Canon Mark IV and Canon 7D bodies for her photography. Her telephoto lenses are the 500mm F4 and 300mm F4 lenses. For her wide angle lenses, she carries the Canon 24-105mm and 16-35mm. She also employs the 1.4X teleconverter and 12mm and 25mm extension tubes. Her two flashes are the 550EX and 430 EX. The Gitzo 3540LS tripod and Wimberly Sidekick are her choice for stabilization. She uses a Benbo brand for her bag.

Upcoming Events

April 2018
Thursday, April 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Kathy will teach participants techniques for working with the ball head, Wimberley head, and hand holding for action and flight work. She will explain how to select a tripod that is right for action work, and why it is important to select the proper ISO, shutter speed, and focus points to capture the perfect image. You will learn how to work in different lighting conditions to get the best results, how to select the best photos from what you created…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 9:30 pm

After this field trip, you will wonder why you waited so long to start photographing birds on the wing! The rookery at Smith Oaks offers endless opportunities for bird in flight photography. Kathy Adams Clark will instruct and guide participants in the following topics with the goal of helping to simplifying the process of photographing birds in flight: Review of camera and lens settings during bus ride to Smith Oaks. Learning the right settings to take full advantage of the…

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Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The tip of the Bolivar Peninsula offers a wide variety of photographic opportunities and who better to explore those with than Kathy Adams Clark! The trip will begin with the sunrise across the Houston Ship Channel and an opportunity to photograph birds around the ferry landing. From there we go to the North Jetty for an opportunity to photograph American Avocets and other wading birds. Finally, the group will photograph wading birds in several marshes nearby. Locations are subject to change based on tide, wind, and location of the birds.

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Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Birds can be a challenge to photograph, yet they are a popular subject for photographers. And birds are everywhere, from our backyards to foreign locations. Join Kathy Adams Clark in this workshop to learn how to take better photographs of birds from a photographer’s point-of-view.  Camera features and options will be discussed along with composition, color harmony, and story telling.  Lenses, flash, and camera supports will also be discussed.  

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Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Kathy Adams Clark for an evening and night of photographing in the marshes of Galveston Island State Park.  The evening begins with instruction about how to photograph in low light.  As the light changes from sunset to twilight, this workshop includes more individual photo opportunities.  As the night progresses, there will be opportunities create images using flash and  moving man-made lights. Mandatory Equipment: Tripod, DSLR/mirrorless/bridge camera with wide angle lens, small red flashlight. Shutter release and flash are optional…

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Join Sky King Falconry and Kathy Adams Clark to photograph various captive raptors and other trained birds in natural settings and perches. This is a great opportunity to see and photograph these birds as you would need to work for years to capture these images in the wild. Kevin from Sky King Falconry will pose raptors in natural settings and possibly fly the birds while discussing the behavior of the birds. Sky Kings Falconry is dedicated to education and wildlife…

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Are you frustrated with your bird photos? Learn how to use photo processing tools like Photoshop or Lightroom to give the best look to your photos of birds.  This workshop is specific to bird photography and the photos birders might capture while out in the field.

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Let’s take your bird photographs and change them into works of art in post processing. Learn how adding a texture or writing can change the look of a bird photograph.  You'll also learn techniques to soften, alter, and remove backgrounds. See image that have the colors changed or modified. This is a great opportunity to learn what is possible from the simple to complex.

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

This workshop takes you to new heights – literally on top of Galveston’s highest building. Enjoy shooting from a safe and secure location on top of the  ANICO building. Photos will be taken through glass giving a lesson in this technique plus protection from the elements. Kathy Adams Clark will offer continuous suggestions and ideas plus help with equipment and settings.

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The tip of the Bolivar Peninsula offers a wide variety of photographic opportunities and who better to explore those with than Kathy Adams Clark! The trip will begin with the sunrise across the Houston Ship Channel and an opportunity to photograph birds around the ferry landing. From there we go to the North Jetty for an opportunity to photograph American Avocets and other wading birds. Finally, the group will photograph wading birds in several marshes nearby. Locations are subject to change based on tide, wind, and location of the birds.

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