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Photography

The Selman ranch is 14,000 acres of mixed-grass prairie - a photographer's dream come true!

 

Photographic opportunities abound on the ranch and in the area are endless.  We have the most amazing Sunrises and Sunsets, especially in storm season.  Many old abandoned homesteads I find particularly interesting for photography.  Here at the ranch we will provide the opportunity to photograph birds and wildlife as well as some great scenery.  The Salt Flats at the Cimarron along with the spectacular Red Bluffs with the white cap rocks are some great photographic locations. 

 

In the Spring we provide blinds for photographing Lesser Prairie Chickens.

 

We offer beautiful predator photography from Foxes and Coyotes to Bobcats.

 

We will provide a blind, and a guide is available for an extra fee.

  • Lesser Prairie-Chicken Season - March 15-June 1

  • Least Tern and Snowy Plovers - May 15- September 1

  • Year Round Birding and Wildlife viewing available
     

  • Blind Rental - $150

  • Guide Fee (Optional) - $150

  • Guest Fee - $50

  • Lodging and Meals - $115

  • All rates are subject to change or adjustment at any time

Photography Workshops

 

We offer periodic Photography workshops and other special photographic opportunities.

 

Oct 1-3, 2010 - Longhorn Cattle Drive For Photographers

Oct. 23, 2010 - Workshop with Dick Wilburforce

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Longhorn Cattle Drive For Photographers

October 1-3, 2010

 


 

We are offering a Longhorn cattle drive just for photographers on October 1-3, 2010. A limit of 15 photographers assures a great opportunity. We will provide a herd of tame, beautiful Longhorn steers, real cowboys and cowgirls. We will also have an authentic chuck wagon and wagons with teams, Meals and transportation provided. All for this for $1,500. A 50% deposit required and 30 days cancellation notice.


Workshop with Dick Wilburforce

October 23, 2010

 

Join us for a one day photography workshop taught by Dick Wilburforce.  Dick is a professional wildlife photographer over 40 years of photographic experience, earning over 100 national magazine covers. He will be teaching techniques on getting the best wildlife photographs.  Here is a run down of the course.

What works for me in nature photography
1. Blinds
2. Calls
3. Decoys
4  Baiting
5. Stalking
6. Game trails
7. Cheating when you can
8. Remote shooting with short lens
9. Close up shooting with micro-extenders

Animal Behavior: know your subject
Turning your picture into a story and power point

10. Backlighting-side lighting
11. Overcast light
12. Use fill flash
13. Be ready for that special moment
14. Long lenses-zoom lenses
15. Research locations
16. Follow the seasons
17. Tripod, window pod, bean bag
18. Using artificial background

The course will start at 9:00 run till 5:00, lunch and snacks will be provided.
Limit to 10 participants. $100 per person.

 


 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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