Kathleen Reeder Wildlife Photography

Featured Portfolio Photos

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

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

Join Kathleen to capture incredible wildlife photos in the United States (Arizona, Montana, California and Colorado), South Africa and Botswana. 


Recent Workshop Reviews

"The workshop was fast paced and fun! Kathleen always gets us in the right position to capture the best photos possible!." Jackie K. Dec 2014

"Kathleen is an excellent teacher - patient, precise, investigates site for photographic opportunities ahead of time, and pleasantly controls shooting situations so that participants get equal opportunity to photograph the animal from the best perspective." Karen H. Dec 2014

"The Out of Africa workshop I took with Kathleen was one of the most amazing photo experiences of my life and she gave me the knowledge to make my images the best quality possible." Lizzy S. Mar 2015

"Kathleen is such an awesome person! Wonderful photographer, knowledgeable...she was always willing to help, and wanted to make sure you were getting the proper exposures in order to have achieve a great shot. She def. helped me learn about some very helpful things when it comes to camera settings. Definitely things that I MUST remember and will use. I had a blast, and she's an absolute sweetheart. Cant wait to do it again!" Jeremy H. Mar 2015

"Kathleen is a very good instructor, she explains until you understand, checks your work and helps you get the perfect shot. I have taken 3 classes with her and I am going to do more. She does a great job and I learn new things every time." Gail L. Mar 2015

"The workshop I had with Kathleen was something I'll never forget. I will always be appreciative to her for putting so much into making it special for everyone in the class." Liz J. Mar 2015

Book Reviews

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

"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

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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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