Leica Lounge with Ron Magill | Thurs, April 6, 2017 | 7pm - 8:30pm
Join us in the Leica Lounge on Thursday, April 6, 2017 with wildlife photographer and ZooMiami Goodwill Ambassador Ron Magill.
Magill's presentation is titled, “Walk on the Wildside – The Joys of Wildlife Photography.” From the exhibits in your local zoo to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, Ron Magill will show you how to get the best out of wildlife photography while having the time of your life! Whether photographing polar bears in the sub-freezing temperatures of the arctic, lions on the scorching plains of the Serengeti, or butterflies in his own backyard, Ron has been able to capture wildlife in a way that has inspired people around the world. This presentation will show you how to get the most with what you have while learning that wildlife photography can be enjoyed by anyone with a yearning for adventure!
The Leica Lounge is a lecture series hosted by Leica Store Miami which features presentations by local photographers, editors, gallerists and educators. Held monthly, these free events are designed to create and inspire the local photography community through sharing images and exchanging ideas.
The Leica Lounge is kindly sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery. Participants will be able to sample some of their amazing craft beers during the event. Brooklyn Brewery is one of the largest craft breweries in the United States, producing a portfolio of traditional and experimental beers sure to impress any beer drinker.
Ron Magill is the Zoo Communications and Media Relations Director at ZooMiami and he is a Nikon Ambassador in the US. Born February 28, 1960 in New York City Married with two children Ron, has worked with wildlife for over 35 years and has had the privilege of having “hands-on” experience with a tremendous variety of animals. As Zoo Miami’s “Goodwill Ambassador”, he has made frequent television appearances on many programs including, “National Geographic Explorer”, the Discovery Networks, the “Today Show”, “Good Morning America”, “The Late Show ”, “CBS’ This Morning”, “Dateline” and “CNN”. Ron has also been a regular guest on several Spanish language television programs including international hits “Sabado Gigante” and “Despierta America”. In addition, he has written and produced many wildlife articles and award-winning photographs that have appeared in publications and galleries around the world. He has traveled extensively throughout Africa, India and Tropical America while developing and directing conservation projects and Emmy Award winning documentaries focusing on the wildlife of those regions.
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