Kathleen Reeder Wildlife Photography

Teaching In Action

Your Professional Wildlife Photographer Instructor

"Photographing wildlife is one of the most rewarding areas of photography.  It touches our emotions, is dynamic and fast moving, and when we feel the connection, it changes peoples' lives! As your  professional wildlife instructor, I promise to bring you opportunities for being near and connected to a variety of wildlife, to maximize the number of wildlife photo opportunities in the limited time we're together, to prepare you in advance so you know what to expect, and to be your co-pilot and a friend as you capture the essence of those special moments with your camera". - Kathleen Reeder

Kathleen leads wildlife photography workshops in the United States (Arizona, Montana, California and Colorado), South Africa and Botswana. 

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Workshop Reviews

"One of the best photography experiences I’ve ever had. I can’t wait to do it again!” - Eric F.

"Kathleen is very knowledgeable and willing to help you learn how to photograph wildlife. She gives you all kinds of tips and helpful hints. I had a wonderful time!" - Susan B.

"An enjoyable experience all around punctuated by photographs of a lifetime!" - Evelyn H.

"Kathleen's love for wildlife and passion for photographing animals is clearly obvious in her willingness to spend time and share her knowledge with students enjoying that same bond." - Carol B.

Featured Portfolio Photos

Conga, a female leopard, at Lions Tigers and Bears in Alpine, California

Capturing the Moment, The Art & Science of Photographing Wild Animals

Book Reviews

"Through photography, Kathleen Reeder artfully captures, in a precise moment, the spirit and the life of an animal's essence." - Dean and Prayeri Harrison, Owners of Out of Africa Wildlife Park in Arizona"

Kathleen is very knowledgeable; she shares her secrets that will exponentially increase your ability to take amazing photographs.  Her clear and concise direction for composition and camera settings will make you feel like a pro!" - Jay Deist, Owner of Triple D Game Ranch in Montana"

When it comes to wildlife photography, Kathleen has real world experience and knows the tricks of the trade.  Simply, her book puts you on the fast track to creating incredible wild animal photos!" - J. Peter Mortimer, former Arizona Highways Photography Editor


About Kathleen

Kathleen Reeder lives in Arizona, USA and is an internationally published, award-winning wildlife photographer, instructor and author. Her works reflect her personality: passionate, energetic, adventurous and focused. A sensitive eye and an intimate relationship with her subjects are the signatures of her work. She is an accomplished professional with a desire to share her knowledge with photographers of all skill levels. 

Her work has appeared on television, in magazines, on internet sites and other publications including NBC's Today Show, National Geographic, New York Daily News, HELLO! Magazine, The Sun, Daily Telegraph News, Mail Online World News, Arizona Highways Magazine, Arizona Game and Fish Wildlife Views and Arizona Highways Photo Workshops.


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