Please join us as we welcome Chris Brinkman, who will tell us about some of his favorite owl photos - and the stories behind them. He'll also cover a host of topics related to bird and wildlife photography, including study of your subject, ethics, and working on long term projects to improve your images. Chris Brinkman is a Columbus-based, conservation-oriented nature and wildlife photographer. His work has been featured internationally by numerous publications including Outdoor Photographer Magazine, the U.S. Department of Interior, Shutterbug Magazine, and National Geographic. Over the years, he has worked to promote ethical wildlife photography and to educate through his images. His fly-on-the-wall approach to wildlife photography, and dedication to protecting the safety of the subjects, has earned him the respect of many of his peers. An active conservationist, he believes in promoting the protection of habitat on the local and individual level as well as internationally.