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    *For an updated namelist, please refer to the next (2nd) post*

    Hello fellow ClubSnappers!

    Have you ever wanted to venture into the realm of wildlife photography but haven’t got the chance and means to do so in a proper way? Here’s your chance to make your move!

    Nikon, Clubsnap and NPS Singapore are joining resources to bring you “Wildlife Photography Workshop 2003” that is to be conducted at our very own Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve! This workshop is aimed at creating awareness in wildlife conservation and for photographers who want to take up wildlife photography to take a step forward.

    Nikon Singapore will be sponsoring the event with the appropriate equipments from their product range and be subsidizing a large part of the cost for setting up this workshop. Clubsnap will be inviting a couple of wildlife photography experts to help conduct the workshop and be guides to those who are new to the wetland reserve.

    Transport to and fro the wetland reserve will be provided, and the rest of the details are as follow:

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    Date: 8 November 2003 (Saturday)
    Time: 7:45am to 2:00pm (might be extended to 3pm, depending on schedule)
    *Please refer to pickup time if you are taking the transport to SBWR*

    Venue: Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve
    Fee: $5 per person (includes cost of transport, entry fee to SBWR and refreshments)


    Transport pickup/dropoff
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    Pickup
    7:00am @ Tiong Bahru MRT station (<- Please be punctual)
    Dropoff
    City Hall MRT station after the workshop


    Workshop speakers/guides
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    Visitor Center Nature Trail (Station 1)
    - Mr Tan Boen Hian (Macro Photographer, EXCO member NPS)
    Mr Tan Boon Hian is an expert macro photographer from NPS. Boon Hian will be teaming up with the next speaker (Mr Fred Lee) in the macro photography portion of the workshop.
    ... more details about the speaker/guide

    Main Hide & Sungei Buloh Besar (Station 2)
    - Mr Chng Peng Eik (Bird/Nature Photographer, also known as chngpe01 in ClubSnap)
    Mr Chng aka chngpe01 is no stranger to our World of Nature gallery and the winner for NPS Nature in Action photo competition with his work "Weaving a Nest - Baya Weaver". He will be our guest speaker on "Approaching and Conserving the habitat for wildlife", and guide during the workshop.
    ... more details about the speaker/guide

    - Mr Foo Sai Khoon (Nature photographer, also known as skfoo in ClubSnap)
    Mr Foo Sai Khoon is a keen nature photographer whom will be teaming up with Mr Chng Peng Eik to pass on his knowledge about nature photography in the workshop.
    ... more details about the speaker/guide

    Aerie (Station 3)
    - Mr Fong Chee Wai (President, NPS Singapore)
    Mr Fong CW is a well seasoned wildlife photographer and the current President of the Nature Photographic Society, Singapore. Chee Wai will be introducing newcomers to Nature Photography in his talk, and the guide to the wetland reserve during the workshop.
    ... more details about the speaker/guide

    Inner Hide/Ponds (Station 4)
    - Mr Dennis Ho (Vice President, NPS Singapore)
    Mr Dennis Ho is an experienced wildlife photographer and the current Vice President of the Nature Photographic Society, Singapore. Dennis will be passing on his knowledge on handling telephoto and super telephoto lens during the workshop. He will also be a guide in the hands-on session.
    ... more details about the speaker/guide

    - Mr Vincent Quek (Bird photographer, also known as Vinnievinyl om ClubSnap)
    Mr Vincent Quek is an avid photographer from NPS. Vincent will be teaming up with Mr Dennis Ho for talks and hands-on sessions in the workshop.
    ... more details about the speaker/guide


    Equipments for the workshop
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    1. Standard Lenses
    ~ AF-S DX 12-24mm f/4
    ~ AF-S 17-35mm f/2.8
    ~ AF-S 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6 VR

    2. Telephoto Lenses
    ~ AF 200mm f/4 Micro*
    ~ AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8 VR
    ~ AF-S 200-400mm f/4 VR*
    ~ AF-S 400 f/2.8
    ~ AF-S 500 f/4
    ~ AF-S 600 f/4

    3. Camera bodies, etc
    ~ Nikon D1x
    ~ Nikon D100
    ~ Nikon D2H*
    ~ Nikon SB-29s Macro Speedlight

    4. Binoculars/Scopes
    ~ a range of wildlife spotting binoculars + scope convertor for F-mount SLR/DSLRs
    (^ 6 set for use throughout all the stations & workshop)

    *subjected to changes


    Event volunteers
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    ~ Larry, Viewfinder, malkw and Kei

    Participants to the workshop with Nikon F-mount SLR bodies are encouraged to test out the lenses that are made available during the workshop. Digital SLR bodies are also available for use, great for those who want a feel of the Nikon system in this aspect of photography.

    There is a small fee for this workshop ($5), which will involve the cost of transportation, the entry fee to the wetland reserve and refreshments during the workshop.

    The workshop will be limited to the size of 30 participants and be treated in a first-come-first-serve basis. Interested participants, please include your nick and preferred timeframe in the following list and kindly leave your name & contact number in my PM or email me at avatar@myviewfinder.net , I will be calling you personally to verify and confirm your place in the workshop.

    UPDATE 21 Oct: Due to an overwhelming vote in favour of the 9am-3pm timeframe, I will be putting it up as the official timeframe for this shoot/workshop.
    UPDATE 28 Oct: We have been advised by our speakers/guides that it is better to start the workshop earlier than 9am. As such, I am creating a post-poll for participants to vote in. The URL to this poll is at: http://forums.clubsnap.org/showthread.php?t=49652[/color]
    UPDATE 2 Nov: It has been decided that the official timeframe be 7:45am to 2pm (or 3pm if extended). Kindly note that the pickup time for the transport is 7:00am at Tiong Bahru MRT station.

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    Lets get the ball rolling!
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    Major Updates
    ... as of 7 Nov 2003

    Finalised Timeframe
    The official timeframe for this workshop is 7:45am to 2:00pm (extensible to 3pm if there is a delay/rain earlier). For those who are taking the transport, please note that the gathering time is 7am SHARP outside the Mcdonald's restaurant at Tiong Bahru Plaza (above Tiong Bahru MRT stn).

    End of Registration
    Registration is now officially closed, the 30 participants in the main list have paid and confirmed their participation. My sincere apologies for those in the reserve list for the limited placings in this workshop. Thank you again for your interest, we hope to see you in our next outing.

    For those who are turning up for the workshop, I will be putting up a new thread on our plan, things-to-do and bring, etc. Do stay tuned for this thread by Wednesday.

    Thank you.

    List updated as on 2 Nov, 1:00am
    Registration Closed

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    PS. Optional payment in the reserve list is no longer accepted, we shall be informing those in the reserve list in any possible opening in the main list if it shows up by this week. Thank you all for your participation
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    [QUOTE=tert]1. xdivider 9am-3pm
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    [QUOTE=nuts]1. xdivider 9am-3pm
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