photography

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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Grand Canyon presentation with Paul Hoelen

You are invited to share an evening with the adventurous and charismatic Tasmanian photographer Paul Hoelen. He will share an informative and entertaining account of his remarkable 350km long, 23-day mid-winter journey down the length of the mighty Grand Canyon in the USA.

This is one of the most sought after river adventures in the world for good reason! Come and share in his visual interpretations of the landscape, hear stories of some close calls, take a rare look into experiencing the canyon in flood and immerse yourself in the wonders of the one of the greatest features on this earth…

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BIO

Born in New Zealand to a Dutch sailor and an American Nun, (now there’s a great story in itself!) Paul has managed to put his many passports to good use before eventually choosing to base himself in the beautiful, wild island of Tasmania. He honed his photographic skills throughout an early career in Wilderness Therapy and still remains true to his love for the natural world. Self taught, travel hungry and with a penchant for adventure, Paul thrives on diversity and has since expanded his photographic repertoire into a much wider range of genres and can regularly be found at various corners of the globe shooting landscapes, event and band photography, art commissions, environmental portraiture, boutique weddings and commercial projects.

Paul has won numerous accolades and awards for his photography both nationally and internationally, including two times AIPP Tasmanian Professional Photographer of the Year, four times AIPP Tasmanian Landscape Photographer of the Year and two times Overseas Photographer of the Year in NZ. He is an AIPP Master of Photography and Fellow of the NZIPP. He judges regularly at a state, national and international level, runs workshops and writes for numerous photographic magazines and publications worldwide. His fine art work is represented by Source Photographica in both Australia and the USA.

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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.

 

Advanced night sky photo workshop with Greg Gibbs

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This advanced workshop by Greg Gibbs will cover the following:

  • Equipment
  • Planning
  • Star Trails
  • Timelapses
  • Panoramas
  • Light Painting
  • Post Processing

Greg Gibbs describes himself as a horticulturalist by day and  astrophotographer by night.  Ever since Greg witnessed Halley’s Comet at the age of seven he has had a background interest in astronomy.

Growing up, he enjoyed seeing things like lunar eclipses, meteor showers, and other bright comets.  But, it wasn’t until he purchased his first DSLR camera in 2010 that he discovered a passion for photographing the night sky.

weblookout“I was playing around with the camera one night and I thought to myself, ‘what would happen if I just went outside and held the shutter button down for a long time?  Could I capture a couple of stars on camera?’  The resulting image whilst completely out of focus and riddled with noise, blew my mind so much that I started devouring as much information about astrophotography as I could, and I have been hooked ever since,” says Gibbs.

Although Greg enjoys experimenting with telescope based astrophotography and other photography like storm chasing, his real passion is doing what started it all- using nothing more than a camera and normal tripod to capture the beauty of the night sky that surrounds us all.

“If through my images I can inspire just one person to look up with a greater appreciation of the night sky, then I will be completely satisfied.  I am only out taking images at all hours of the night, because I simply love being under the stars.”

Greg’s work has appeared in magazines, calendars, books and numerous websites including being featured on NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day.  You can find out more about Greg, follow him on social media, or view more of his images via his website:  www.capturingthenight.com

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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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Tasmanian Night Sky Photography Awards

Join us for the announcement of the winners of the 2015 Tasmanian Night Sky Photography Awards.

This will be a fantastic night to celebrate the best night sky photography in Tasmania.

More information about the TNSPA on Tasmanian Night Sky Photography Awards website

This is a free event but you must book a ticket to secure a spot on the night (scroll down to book).

Tasmanian Night Sky Photography exhibition

An exhibition of the best aurora & night sky photography in Tasmania as selected by the Tasmanian Night Sky Photography Awards.

Winners of the awards will be announced on Friday 14.

You can view the Night sky images online.

Island Splendour – Exhibition by Simon Olding & Michael Weitnauer

A PREVIEW OF RECENT WORKS BY SIMON OLDING & MICHAEL WEITNAUER

This joint exhibition contrasts artworks, in two distinctly different mediums, that are inspired by the Tasmanian landscape.

The juxtaposing of painting alongside photography, with colour canvas works resonating with black & white print images, provides a strong visual ‘snapshot’ of the varied ways artists can view and interpret our natural landscape, conveying to a degree its impact and importance for us all. It also demonstrates how the art-image, be it a painting or a photograph, can encapsulate more than just a representational mirror image through capturing a moment or experience that demands our attention and contemplation. While these are deeply personal interpretations, the skill of the artist is in making their images resonate and also have meaning for others.

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Fungi photography with Andrei Nikulinsky

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Tasmania is home to a wonderful diversity of fungi. They are all around us, in soil, sand, dead matter and living a symbiotic existence with plants, animals and other fungi. Often they are unnoticed until their reproductive structures emerge; strange, wondrous and beautiful.

Fungi present a number of challenges to photograph. Location, weather and their sometimes tiny size sometimes seem to conspire against photography.

Join Andrei Nikulinsky as he discusses and demonstrates philosophy and techniques for approaching this challenging and rewarding photographic endeavour.

Andrei will share some of his methods for the capture of that perfect fungi photograph, including using macro lenses and the problems of depth of field, artificial lighting and focus-stacking, and suggesting some approaches to the processing of digital images.

You can view some Andrei’s work on his website www.clusterpod.com

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Timelapse photo workshop with Francois Fourie

This workshop will be a thorough breakdown on how to shoot timelapse imagery, covering everything from composition to post production. The aim is to arm you with the knowledge and confidence to get out there and start creating your own timelapse videos.

Target audience

This workshop will benefit photographers and filmmakers, and also anyone with an interest in timelapse photography. Beginners are welcome.

Topics covered

Equipment and software solutions
Preparing for a shoot
In the field timelapse photography
Post-production

Programs used

Lightroom, Photoshop, After Effects, Premier Pro, Final Cut Pro, Quicktime Pro, LR Timelapse

 

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