Loic Le Guilly

Dawn to Dawn – Exhibition by Loic Le Guilly

Recent images of the Tasmanian natural world by Loic Le Guilly.

This exhibition is an eclectic mix of images from night and day, east and west, small and grand. Of the great expanse of wilderness forest, through to delicate traceries of colour in fluting sandstone. From shadowy Wineglass Bay in a deep night sky to the lushest of green in a deep rainforest.

“I love Tasmania. Its wild nature is a constant source of awe and serenity to me. My photography is simply to share the amazing places I get the chance to visit. I want people to care for Tasmania. I want people to realise the unique gift we have here around us. Photography still has the power to do that.”

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Lightroom workflow and processing techniques with Loic Le Guilly

Lightroom has become the tool of choice for many photographers.
Its ease of use and all-in-one functionality make it a favourite for hobbyists and professional photographers alike.

Loic Le Guilly will show you the exact workflow he uses in Lightroom as well as several detailed processing examples.
His techniques and principles will give you a solid foundation for Lightroom.

You will learn about:

  • importing RAW images
  • keywording strategies that work
  • white balance and why it matters
  • exposure control
  • contrast and curves
  • local adjustment tools
  • colour enhancements
  • sharpening and noise control
  • presets and camera profiles
  • exporting images

 

 

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This workshop is suitable to Lightroom beginners and intermediate users.

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Loic Le Guilly is a professional photographer based in Hobart. He works in a wide range of fields from nature to commercial photography.

 

Night sky weekend at Ratho Farm

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Join us for an exciting weekend of night sky photography and enlightening talks at Ratho Farm in Bothwell. www.rathofarm.com

All inclusive package – $249
Price includes 1 night accommodation, dinner and breakfast at Ratho Farm, as well as photographic tuition and Grote Reber talk.

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Night sky photography workshop

Loic Le Guilly will give you tips and tricks to photograph the night sky. He will demonstrate in the field techniques and concepts to capture the night sky.

Loic Le Guilly is the founder of the Aurora & Night Sky Festival in Hobart.

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The fascinating history of Grote Reber and Bothwell

Martin George, former President of the International Planetarium Society, will talk about Grote Reber and his special connection with Bothwell.

Images from left to right:
Grote Reber in Bothwell in 1995 (photographer Martin George, QVMAG) / Reber’s Original Radio Telescope constructed in 1937 Courtesy of Estate of Grote Reber / Reber’s Antenna Array in Bothwell, 1975 Courtesy of Estate of Grote Reber

What’s so special about Ratho Farm ?

Beginners aurora & night sky photography workshop

aurora-australis-Tasmania-1828-PozibleJoin Loic Le Guilly to learn the basics of night sky & aurora photography.

Topics covered:

  • introduction to auroras & how they work
  • where to go to see them in Tasmania
  • how to forecast and monitor auroras
  • equipment to photograph auroras & night sky (cameras, lenses, tripods, accessories)
  • the best camera settings
  • how to process your night sky images (several real examples done live, editing software is Lightroom but principles can be applied to other software)

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Bay of Fires landscape & night sky photography workshop

5 days of photography in the Bay of Fires and the Blue Tier

Join Rob Blakers and Loic Le Guilly for 5 days of landscape, wildlife and night sky photography, staying at the famous Bay of Fires Lodge in northeast Tasmania.

Enjoy delightful Tasmanian cuisine, elegant accommodation and some of the finest landscapes in Australia.

THIS WORKSHOP ALSO RUNS IN OCTOBER

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Take your photography to the next level

The Bay of Fires landscape & night sky photography workshop includes:

– Sunrise and sunset photography on deserted beaches and granite shorelines
– Night sky, and with luck, aurora photography
– Wildlife and woodlands
– Instruction tutorials on image processing, exposure blending, focus stacking, stitching, 360 panoramas, medium format digital and more
– Small group discussions and relaxed information-sharing
– Time to explore the landscape and for quiet reflection

Beginners welcome !

Medium format digital photography

You will have a unique chance to try the 80 megapixel medium format system that Rob Blakers uses to produce incredibly detailed wilderness images.

Rob will share the techniques he has refined over the last 30 years to capture the best possible images, including focus stacking.

 

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A 360 panorama of Eddystone Point near the Bay of Fires Lodge
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Learn the secrets of 360 imaging

Loic Le Guilly has been producing 360 panoramas for the last 15 years. He will teach you his workflow to get the results he shares on Tasmania 360.

Additional information

Accommodation at the Bay of Fires Lodge

Accommodation at the Bay of Fires Lodge is twin share. Single travelers may be required to share a twin room with someone of the same gender. To guarantee a single room for the duration of your stay a supplementary price of 75% of full fee will apply. Please request this at the time of booking.

The workshop price includes:

  • Blue Tier enchanted forestreturn transfers between Launceston and the Bay of Fires Lodge
  • all meals and non-alcoholic beverages. A selection of Tasmanian beer and wines will be available for purchase whilst at the Lodge.
  • National Park pass for the Mt William National Park
  • full participation in the workshop, including all tuition
  • 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.

Please note

Workshop participants are responsible for making their own way to the Workshop meeting point in Launceston.

Is the workshop suitable for me?

  • The Bay of Fires Photography Workshop will cater to a wide range of interests and levels of experience. With the Lodge as our base-camp there is considerable flexibility regarding where and how far we explore each day. That said, walking is our mode of transport. Participants should be in good physical condition and general health, capable of comfortably negotioating bush tracks and rocky foreshores whilst carrying camera equipment and warm clothes. Please contact us if you are uncertain in this regard.
  • LLG_6063-2Workshop participants will be required to complete a comprehensive registration form at the time of finalising 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.
  • The workshop is recommended for people aged 16 years and over.

What to bring

  • warm clothes for 5 days – remember, this is autumn in Tasmania and we will be out early and late, at night-time and also in mountain rainforest at the Blue Tier. A detailed gear list will be made available at the time of booking.
  • comfortable walking boots
  • comfortable large day-pack or voluminous camera bag with room for warm clothes, water bottle and snacks
  • camera kit, including tripod
  • light-weight shoes/runners for use at and around the Lodge
  • light umbrella for inclement weather
  • personal items including water bottle, tooth-brush etc

Payment

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

Final 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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