Photographic Workshops

The Kent Owl Academy is proud to be able to offer some amazing opportunities for both seasoned and amateur photographers. 

From two hours to a full day, we can offer an exclusive experience for anyone looking to build their portfolio and gain some fantastic images. 

Situated within the confines of a beautiful farm park, we have a versatile and picturesque location in which to operate our workshops; including but not limited to: English woodland, hop/herb Gardens, oast house and open natural space. 

We have a vast array of animals and owls to photograph (see full list below)  The Kent Owl Academy the perfect choice for unique portfolio building. 

All sessions would be 1 to 1- ensuring a personal and tailor-made photographic experience. 


Static owl & animal workshop


Duration: 2 hours 


Spend two hours in our private location photographing owls and animals of your choice with the help of our specialist team of handlers. Perfect for beginners! 


Price: £100

Full day owl & animal workshop


Duration: 5 hours 


Join us for a jam-packed day of photography. Start off with a hot drink whilst you pick the animals and birds you would like to work with! From static to flying shots, there is so much to see and do!

When you're done... join our keepers for a fun -filled meerkat feeding session to really top off your day. 


 Price £200


When you have selected and paid for your workshop, you will be sent an online voucher that is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. The recipient then calls up to book their date with us directly. 


Please note: All of our vouchers are sent via email within 24-48 hours so keep an eye out for them and always check your spam boxes! 


Model Shoots

We often work along side models during shoots. . We are also available to come to you in your booked studio or venue.Prices vary depending on hours, location and what animals you would like. If you are wishing to book in a session with a model of your choice please email us at for more information.

Workshops With Tori Andrews


It is not always practical to photograph raptors in their natural setting and photographing birds in flight does, in any case, present a number of challenges to photographers. 

Kent Owl Academy can now provide photography workshops with fantastic wildlife photographer: Tori Andrews

Our workshops are either outside or in a studio setting, depending on the workshop you are attending.

Experience required- Open to all beginners, enthusiasts or aspiring professionals

Recommended equipment:

  • DSLR/SLR camera
  • Ideally a 70-200mm or 70-300mm lens and a short lens as we will get close to the birds
  • Spare batteries
  • Sufficient memory cards for 1 days shooting
  • Monopod or tripod - although not essential

Our photographic days are in small groups. 

Due to popularity we suggest that you always email or call in to see when the next workshop is booked in for.

Animals available:


Owls and birds of prey:

Eurasian eagle owl

Vermiculated Eagle owl

Ural owl

Boobook owl

Barn owls

Dark Breasted Barn Owl

Long Eared Owl

Tawny owls

Southern white faced owl

Indian scops owl

Great Horned Owl

Harris Hawk

Falcon Hybrid

Redtailed Buzzards

Indian Eagle Owl



Albino striped skunk

White and Brown striped Skunk

Lesser Tenrec



Giant Rabbits




Corn snake

Killer Bee Royal Python

Royal Python

Common Boas

Blue-tongued Skink

Leopard gecko

Sulcata Tortoise

Californian King snake




Horned Frog



Chilean Rose Tarantula

Red Rump Tarantula






***Please note that all animals are subject to welfare requirements.

Some animals may not be available during certain times of the year (or if we feel their health would be compromised by the shoot)***

We are located at:

Kent Owl Academy

Kent Life 

Lock Lane 



ME14 3AU

Contact us today!

If you have any queries or have any questions about our experience days and packages please contact us:


Phone: 07535471588




Or use our contact form.

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