Protecting our Environment...Connecting People with Nature...For Birds & Wildlife

Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

Established in 1968 – A Chapter of the National Audubon Society since 1970

Web Chat – Beginning Bird Photography – Session 2 – Your Camera’s Settings

Our second session focuses on your camera’s settings – what they are and how to use them: shutter speeds, aperture and more!  Bring your questions and “Ask Rod”!

Photography Chat – Exposure Basics (Support Document)

Share Your Photos (For Questions and Discussion – not for Critique) – Please note in description or title that this your image is “For Chat Session with Rod”.


Are you a bird enthusiast who wants to delve into bird photography?  If this describes you and you are not sure where to begin, this series of ‘chats’ might be the perfect solution for you!  Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS) Board Member and Local Photographer, Rod Sutton for a series of short, informal ‘chat’-style sessions for guidance, advice and tips for budding bird photographers.  Participation in this virtual event series is free and open to the public.  DOAS membership is not required, but is always appreciated – Click Here to Join DOAS.

Future sessions will delve into different beginner topics: tips on using a telephoto lens; bird photography ethics; finding birds and predicting their behavior; and more!  To learn about all upcoming DOAS programs and events, sign up for DOAS emails.

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2023 Fall Raffle Items

Purchase Raffle Tickets Here (Drawing on 10/20) ———— Register to Attend the Charter Dinner on 10/20. ———— Register to attend the program portion of the evening on Zoom. Shore Birds-themed

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We envision a healthy world where people and wildlife thrive and natural resources are protected.
The mission of Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is to protect our natural environment and connect people with nature
 to benefit birds and other wildlife through conservation, education, research and advocacy.

Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society
P.O. Box 544
Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 397-3815

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