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Photography Courses at Howletts Wild Animal Park and Port Lympne Reserve

Brush up your skills with Howletts Wild Animal Park and Port Lympne Reserve official photographer, Dave Rolfe, on these popular photography courses.

Whether you're a budding or experienced snapper, these courses give exclusive access providing outstanding opportunities to capture realistic wild pictures, unimpeded by mesh, bars and fences.   The parks

The wild animal parks in Kent are home to some of the most rare and endangered species on the planet including Amur tigers, western lowland gorillas, black rhino, clouded leopards and many more.

These experience days accommodate small groups of up to 8 people per day and the course is aimed at enthusiasts aged 17+.

Dave Rolfe has photographed the animals at Howletts and Port Lympne for over 25 years and will be on hand throughout the day to give advice and explain some of the fascinating history and unique stories behind the parks and animals.His pictures have been sought by both British and foreign publications including Time, Life and National Geographic alongside newspapers and magazines. 

For further information and to book a place on one of the photography courses please visit or call 0844 842 4647


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