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The Secrets to Wildlife Photography

Andy Casagrande

Cinematographer, Wildlife Conservationist, Shark’s Best Friend

About Andy Casagrande

Andy Brandy Casagrande IV is a 2x Emmy Award-winning cinematographer and television presenter who has traveled the world to document creatures ranging from king cobras and killer whales to great white sharks and polar bears. With more than 100 wildlife film credits to his name, Andy has shot and produced films for the world's top television networks including National Geographic, BBC, Discovery Channel, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and Animal Planet. Andy's life-long mission is to inspire people to care about our planet and its vanishing wildlife.

About the class

We’ve all marveled at photos of great white sharks leaping out of the water and baring their teeth, and at videos of lion cubs or polar bears seeming to play directly with the camera. But how do wildlife photographers get those amazing shots, and how can you become one of those lucky few who travel the world in search of exotic images of exotic animals? Join Emmy-winning wildlife cinematographer Andy Casagrande to explore the equipment, techniques, and preparation that go into the world’s greatest animal images, and to learn what it’s like becoming and being a wildlife photographer.


November 11
Thursday @ 7:00 PM-7:45 PM EST
1 x 45min session (45 minutes)
All ages welcome
(Best for grades 5-9)


Introducing After School Wildlife Creature Club

After learning about wildlife photography with Andy Cassagrande, join our After School Wildlife Creature Club where you'll be sure to find your own group. Members of the Wildlife Creature Club get to explore the worlds of exotic animals in an engaging after school environment. Want to join more than one club? Be sure to check out our whole selection of After School Clubs where you and your friends can pursue all of your interests!