The North Shore Audubon Society will hold its monthly program on Tuesday, 
November 28, 2017, from 7pm to 9pm, at the Manhasset Public Library, 30 
Onderdonk Avenue, Manhasset NY 11030.  All are invited, free of charge.
Public transportation users:  This location is a half-mile walk from the 
Manhasset LIRR station.
Scott Joshua Dere will present “Wild Bird Photography”.
     Scott Joshua Dere will discuss how to make the sharpest images possible 
while photographing birds in the wild using super telephoto lenses.  Scott will 
teach a live presentation of techniques on his own equipment while giving a 
slide show presentation on his best Birding images.  He will review etiquette 
in the field, proper clothing, and how to travel with all the necessary 
equipment as well as the most important camera settings for this type of 
photography. Tips will be given on how to approach birds of prey and how to 
compose the best image of them in a given scene.  By the end Scott will reveal 
how to make a finished, refined piece of artwork by using proper exposures and 
post processing methods to obtain the perfect finished image.
      Scott has been using a camera since he was 5 years old.  At just 13 years 
old, Scott landed his first photography job as an assistant for New York Photo 
Studio.  For the next 17 years, Scott worked with several professional studios 
and found many different techniques along the way. During this time Scott 
attended college at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan and received a BFA 
in the Fine Arts of Photography.  He also has a Master of Photography medal 
from the  Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Scott is also a member 
of the American Society of Photographers (ASP). Scott currently has his own 
successful professional studio in NY and is the current president of the 
Professional Photographers of Greater New York (PPGNY).   For the last 10 
years, Scott has produced many published works for his project “The Elements of 
Nature” by traveling in between weekend events and work all season long to 
create some of the most amazing nature images today.

For more information on NSAS programs and weekly walks, see <>  
Nancy Tognan
Publicity volunteer, North Shore Audubon Society <>

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