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Willow the Barn Owl, flies over a crowd of photographers during our semi-annual photography event for professionals and amateurs. Photo by Rosie Casper Hinkle.

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Owls and eagles and hawks, OH MY! These birds are ready for their close-up.

Amateur and professional photographers alike will enjoy this professional photo shoot featuring Carolina Raptor Center's resident raptors. Each day highlights over 20 different raptors in unique settings each day. The morning starts with an early-bird breakfast at 7:30 a.m., followed by six, thirty-minute sessions, ending around 11 am. Each day will start with a free-flight rotation with some of our flight show superstars.

Spring PhotoWILD - April

Last minute registration!
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Sunday, April 15, 2018 

Fall PhotoWILD - October

Register Today!
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Sunday, October 14, 2018 

To get weekend pass pricing option, please click on links above and follow the instructions.


Guest Type 1-Day Pass Weekend Pass**
Member  $65.00 $100.00 (use promo code: CRCMEMBER at check out)
Non-member  $90.00 $150.00 (use promo code: PWNONMEMBER at check out)
Student  $40.00 $60.00 (use promo code: PWSTUDENT at check out)
Photo Assistant  $25.00 $25.00

** Discount applied by using promo code associated at check out - only for booking weekend passes.

For questions, please contact our Program staff at (704) 875-6521 ext. 210 or To make a payment over the phone, please contact our Visitor Center at (704) 875-6521 ext. 107.