Program: Krisztina Scheeff - Photographing the Spirit of Birds



The event was held on Monday, May 16, 2022 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM.

There is a thrill in capturing the exciting moment of a Grebe running across the water’s surface, or that split-second shot of a baby bird poking its head from its nest. Renowned nature photographer Krisztina Scheeff of KS Nature Photography expertly photographs these moments. In this talk, Krisztina will delve into the stories of her favorite birds, such as the sweet Atlantic Puffins in Scotland, and the explosive flight of the Sandhill Cranes in Bosque del Apache. From California to Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica and Scotland, Krisztina will take you on a journey of wildlife photography, birds and more.  Krisztina will also share useful tips for finding and photographing birds in the wild, including San Diego’s celebrities: the rushing Grebes of Lake Hodges.
Bio:  
KRISZTINA SCHEEFF  / KS Nature Photography
Wildlife & Landscape Photographer | Conservationist | Photography Educator | World Traveler

Based in San Diego CA Krisztina Scheeff is an award-winning and professional nature photographer. Recognized for her photographic work in National Audubon Society as well as a finalist in the prestigious Wildlife Photograph of the Year competition, Krisztina’s photos have been published in magazines and articles around the world, including National Geographic, Wild Planet Photo Magazine, California 101, San Diego Audubon Society, American Wild Magazine, Birders Digest, Marine Conservation Magazine – UK, North American Nature Photography Association, and more. They have also been featured in Art Shows and Galleries around the country.

Krisztina operates a successful business leading Photography Workshops & Tours to Scotland (Puffins), Ireland, Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Hungary, Bosque del Apache, Grand Teton NP and more. She also leads workshops for Bird Festivals around the country and presents at various events. 

Krisztina spent years studying and photographing the Rushing Grebes and guides her clients at Lake Hodges in San Diego to experience this amazing behavior and capture their own photos. She is known as the "Grebe Whisperer", as her clients like to call her. She is a member of the San Diego Audubon Society's Conservation Committee and has a project working on for the nesting Grebes.

Growing up in Hungary as a young teenager she spent her summers hiking, camping and learning about nature, wildlife and conservation. After getting her college degree in Animal Science & Agricultural Engineering from the University of Godollo in Hungary, she continued her studies at Purdue University. During her graduate school years she worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Biology Department at Purdue. Being an avid outdoor enthusiast helped her fuel her appreciation for the natural world.  Her interest in photographing wildlife is to being able to share with others who may not otherwise get the opportunity.

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