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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.

Registration for Fall PhotoWILD is SOLD OUT!

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, including a free-flight rotation with some of our flight show superstars.

2017 Spring PhotoWILD!

March 25 and 26

April 1 and 2

7:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 2017. To book a weekend pass, click on the Saturday date and follow the instructions.



Guest Type 1-Day Pass Weekend Pass**
Member  $65.00 $100.00
Non-member  $90.00 $150.00
Student  $40.00 $60.00
Photo Assistant  $25.00 $25.00

�** Discount applied automatically

For questions, please contact our Education staff at (704) 875-6521 ext. 210. To make a payment over the phone, please contact our Visitor Center at (704) 875-6521 ext. 209.

Do you have awesome raptor photography from previous PhotoWILD! shoots?

If so, we are looking for you to enter into our GoWILD! photography contest! This year’s GOWILD! photo auction and benefit concert will feature a live performance by RevelWood Mission, live and silent auction of PhotoWILD! photography, fall festive feast by La-tea-Da’s Catering, and local libations. Contest participants receive FREE individual admission to GoWILD! Up to four (4) additional tickets may be purchased at the photographer guest price of $25.

Check out the entry form to learn more information. Contact Jessica Hudgins if you have any questions (704) 875-6521 ext. 209.