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Tasman Peninsula Wildlife & Landscape Photography Workshop

 

Learn from acclaimed wildlife photographer Matthew Jones

Friday November 3rd – Sunday November 5th, 2017 – $1890

Join acclaimed wildlife photographer Matthew Jones and Tasmanian landscape specialists Loic Le Guilly and Rob Blakers for three days of wildlife and landscape 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.

IMG_1393The Tasman Peninsula Wildlife & Landscape 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 www.matthewjonesphotography.com)
  • Two dawn boat tours 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
  • Walks in the tranquil landscapes of Bangor and to Crescent Bay and the dramatic Mt Brown
  • llg_6213-2-1024x683Small group discussions and relaxed information-sharing
  • Time to explore the landscape and for quiet reflection

The workshop price includes:

  • Complementary vehicle transfers from Hobart to Bangor and 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

15.ACF-Red-capped-plover_Matthew Jones-3892Is 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 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 20% of the workshop fee. Please request this at the time of booking.
  • The workshop is limited to 8 guests and is recommended for people aged 16 years and over.

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Matthew Jones images:

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.

Payment

To secure your place for the Tasman Peninsula Photography Workshop full payment is required by September 1st 2017. You can reserve your place by paying a $890 deposit. Payments are non-refundable. In the event that the workshop is cancelled due to inadequate enrolment 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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Images from the 2016 workshop

Maria Island landscape, wildlife & night sky photography workshop

This workshop has been cancelled.

3 days of photography on Maria Island

Join Loic Le Guilly and Rob Blakers for 3 days of landscape, wildlife and night sky photography, staying at the historic Bernacchi House on Maria Island.

Enjoy delightful Tasmanian cuisine, elegant colonial accommodation and Maria Island’s extraordinarily diverse photographic landscape.

Take your photography to the next level

The Maria Island landscape & night sky photography workshop includes:

  • Sunrise and sunset photography at graceful sandstone shorelines and the dramatic Fossil Cliffs.
  • Night sky, and with luck, aurora photography
  • Tasmania’s answer to the Serengeti! Tasmanian devils, wallabies, wombats and wild-birds
  • Instruction tutorials on image processing, exposure blending, focus stacking and medium format digital
  • Small group discussions and relaxed information-sharing
  • Time to explore the landscape and for quiet reflection

Beginners welcome !

Night-sky photography

Loic Le Guilly is an expert in night-sky photography, including the elusive aurora.

He will share his techniques and enable you (weather permitting) to capture great night-sky images… and with a bit of luck an aurora !

Maria Island is located away from city lights so the conditions for night-sky photography are ideal.

This workshop has been cancelled.

Maria Island image gallery by Rob Blakers and Loic Le Guilly

Additional information

The workshop price includes:

  • vehicle and ferry transfers between Hobart and Maria Island
  • all meals and non-alcoholic beverages. A selection of Tasmanian beer and wines will be available for purchase at Bernacchi House.
  • accommodation at the heritage listed Bernacchi House at Darlington
  • National Park pass for the Maria Island National Park
  • full participation in the workshop, including all tuition

Is the workshop suitable for me?

  • The Maria Island Photography Workshop will cater to a wide range of interests and levels of experience. With Bernacchi House in Darlington as our base-camp there is considerable flexibility regarding where and how far we explore each day. Walking is our mode of transport. 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 heritage listed Bernacchi House at Darlington 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 is limited to 10 guests and is recommended for people aged 16 years and over.

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

  • warm clothes for 3 days – remember, this is spring in Tasmania and we will be out early and late. A detailed gear list will be made available at the time of booking.
  • comfortable lightweight walking boots or runners
  • comfortable large day-pack or voluminous camera bag with room for warm clothes, water bottle and snacks
  • camera kit, including tripod
  • light-weight shoes for use at Darlington
  • light umbrella for inclement weather
  • personal items including water bottle, tooth-brush etc

Payment

To secure your place for the Maria Island Photo 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 232539

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