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4-H Photography Workshops planned April 17-19 in Nebraska’s Sandhills

LINCOLN, Neb. – The seventh annual Spring Photography Workshop will be held in two sessions at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp near Halsey. The first session is April 17-18 and the other is April 18-19.

The workshop will emphasize capturing outdoor beauty while participants hone their photography technique by shooting wildlife and the outdoors, said Connie Cox, Nebraska 4-H camp coordinator.

The guest speaker for the event is Randy Hampton, a retired photojournalist and photo editor for the Lincoln Journal Star. Hampton also taught at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalism college for 20 years.

Each morning of the workshop participants will go out to blinds to take pictures of sharp tail grouse and prairie chickens. Participants also will go to the Licking Exotic Animal Ranch to take pictures of exotic animals not normally seen in Nebraska.

Participants who are 15 and older are encouraged to attend. Lodging will be in a dorm-style cabin. All meals, lodging and snacks will be provided. Participants should bring overnight gear, bedding, warm clothing for the early mornings, personal needs, medication, a flashlight, film, a camera and other supplies.

Check-in for the first session is from 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 17. The session will conclude at 5 p.m. the following day. Check-in for the second session is from 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 18. That session concludes at 5 p.m. the following day.

Registration is due April 13 for both sessions and is open to the first 25 people registered. Cost is $175 for adults and $155 for students ages 15-18. For more information or to register, contact the Nebraska 4-H Camp, P.O. Box 87, Halsey, NE 69142, call (308) 533-2224 or e-mail ccox5@unl.edu.


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