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Tasman Peninsula Wildlife, Landscape & Night Sky Photography Workshop

November 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - November 6, 2016 @ 5:00 pm


4th to 6th November 2016 – $1850.00

Join acclaimed wildlife photographer Matthew Jones and Tasmanian landscape specialists Loic Le Guilly and Rob Blakers for three days of wildlife, landscape and night sky photography on the Tasman Peninsula.

Enjoy delightful Tasmanian cuisine, elegant self-contained accommodation at Eaglehawk Neck and the extraordinarily diverse wildlife and photographic landscape of the Tasman National Park and environs.

The Tasman Peninsula Wildlife, Landscape & Night Sky Photography Workshop includes:

  • Specialised and practical tuition in wildlife photography with Matthew Jones, one of Australia’s leading wildlife photographers. (For examples of his work, see http://www.matthewjonesphotography.com)
  • AIMG_1393 dawn boat tour with Wild Ocean Tasmania to photograph albatross and other pelagic birds, seals, dolphins and if lucky, migrating whales!
  • Night-time wildlife photography
  • Detailed instruction tutorials on field techniques and image processing for wildlife and landscape photography, including photographic equipment, wildlife photography techniques and accessories, wildlife ecology, focus stacking, stitching, 360 panoramas and more
  • Sunrise and sunset photography at little known sites around Tasman National Park
  • Night sky, and with luck, aurora photography
  • Walks in the tranquil landscapes of Bangor and at Crescent Bay and to the dramatic Shipstern Bluff
  • Small group discussions and relaxed information-sharing
  • Time to explore the landscape and for quiet reflection

The workshop price includes:

  • Vehicle transfers from Hobart to Tasman National Park and within the Park
  • Delicious meals and a selection of Tasmanian beer and wines.
  • Comfortable twin-share and single room accommodation in 4 star spa apartments at the historic Lufra Hotel at Eaglehawk Neck.
  • National park pass for Tasman National Park
  • Full participation in the workshop, including all tuition

Is the workshop suitable for me?

  • The Tasman Peninsular Photography Workshop will cater to a wide range of interests and levels of experience. Being centrally located at Eaglehawk Neck there is considerable flexibility regarding where and how far we explore each day. Participants should be in good physical condition and general health, capable of comfortably negotiating paths and rocky foreshores whilst carrying camera equipment and warm clothes. Please contact us if you are uncertain in this regard.
  • Workshop participants will be required to complete a comprehensive registration form at the time of making the booking. Information on any medical conditions that might have a bearing on your capacity to successfully complete the workshop should be provided at that time.
  • Accommodation at the Lufra Appartments is twin share. Single travelers may be required to share a twin room with someone of the same gender. Single rooms are also available for a supplementary premium of 25% of the workshop fee. Please request this at the time of booking.
  • The workshop is limited to 9 guests and is recommended for people aged 16 years and over.

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Please note that Workshop participants are responsible for making their own way to the Workshop meeting point at Wild Island in Hobart. The workshop price does not include insurance coverage for trip cancellation or interruption, travel accident or delay, baggage delay or baggage theft, medical or hospitalization expenses. We recommend that you obtain travel insurance to cover these unlikely possibilities, as well as coverage for loss or damage to personal items including photographic equipment.

What to bring

A detailed equipment list will be made available at the time of booking. The list will include warm clothes for 3 days, (weather in Tasmania is unpredictable and we will be out early and late), comfortable lightweight walking boots or runners, a comfortable large day-pack and your camera kit, including tripod and long lenses for wildlife.


To secure your place for the Tasman Peninsular Photography Workshop full payment is required at the time of booking. This full payment is non-refundable. In the event that the workshop is cancelled due to inadequate enrollment or other circumstances beyond our control, all fees will be refunded in full.

Payment may be made by direct deposit, cheque or credit card.

For further information please contact Wild Island at 03 6224 0220 or Rob Blakers 0427 232 539.

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November 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am
November 6, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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Wild Island
+61 (3) 6224 0220


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