Wildflower Photography Tour | Pinnacles | Focus 10

2 days  |  A superlative adventure centred wilderness & wildflowers inc. the Pinnacles, New Norcia & Chittering Wildflower festival
    Join professional photographers Serena Pearce from Perth’s Code Lime Photography and Andrew Thomasson from Focus 10 Photography in Sydney for a 2 days of photographing everything from wilderness landscapes & wildflowers in the Pinnacles to food, wine & architecture in New Norcia. Our hands-on, casual, practical style is packed with fun in a relaxed environment where you will learn to take great images you can treasure forever!

tour dates:   17, 18 Sept '17

LEARN ALL YOUR TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS | PORTRAITS, MACRO, ARCHITECTURE, ACTION & SPORTS, LIFESTYLE, LANDSCAPES | 2 DAYS | 18 HRS | SMALL GROUPS | 2 PRO PHOTOGRAPHERS

SATURDAY 17 SEPTEMBER & 18 SEPTEMBER 2016

Course Outline : - sports & action photography in Lancelin whilst capturing stunning images of sand-boarding and dune biking in the pristine white sand dunes; wind surfing, kite-boarding and surfing - Lancelin is a world class location for water sports - landscape & portrait photography at The Pinnacles Nambung National Park: these eerie yellow sandstone outcrops are best shot at dusk. Join us for sunset drinks whilst letting your creativity run wild in this location - fabulous for up skilling in fashion photography and portraits! - macro and flora : High breakaway country overlooking low undulating sand plains in the Badgingarra National Park is ideal to refine your skills in macro and landscapes. The park is renowned for its incredible diversity of endemic wildflowers - architecture, food and wine : capture the Spanish style of architecture of New Norcia with its old boarding schools, the Abbey Church, an old mill, a wine press, a hotel and the monastery where the Benedictine monks still run the iconic bakery, maintain olive oil production and produce port and ale - lifestyle : the Chittering Valley Wildflower Festival in Bindoon is a great way to cap off our great photography weekend shooting vintage cars and bikes, characters at the farmers markets and a final opportunity to shoot more wildflowers

Ideal ' all rounder weekend photography tour : designed to inspire you and deliver the skills you will need to develop a beautiful and stunning reportage style of your weekend and the art of storytelling through your photography. It is the ideal 'all rounder' course for beginners to advanced level photographers, ideal for any traveler, photographers of all levels with any type of imaging capturing device (including film) adventure seekers, travel writers, travel agents, tour operators..... anyone who wants to come back with much better images.

Course content: Every course participant gets custom tailored advice on their gear, what / where to buy, destination shooting tips, knowledge on cameras, lens, accessories and the best deals. Detailed notes give tips on etiquette, security, the best time to go, image storage, battery life, camera care, security issues and much more. We are strong advocates of using an image capturing device to suit the location, your mood and objectives.


Course Dates | 2 days | Times :

Saturday 17 September & Sunday 18 September 2016

Day 1 - 9:00am to 6:30pm
Day 2 - 9:00am to 5:30pm

Accommodation | Meals | Travel :

Accommodation will be overnight at Cervantes. A share accommodation option is available on request. We have a Toyoto Prado 7 seater vehicle. There will be provision for 4 people to join us in this vehicle for the weekend. Please contact us if your would like this option.

Please note that the cost of accommodation, meals and travel is not included in the course cost.

Course cost :

$590.00

 

Trip Highlights

* Sports & action photography in Lancelin whilst capturing stunning images of sand-boarding and dune biking in the pristine white sand dunes; wind surfing, kite-boarding and surfing
* Landscape & portrait photography at The Pinnacles Nambung National Par : these eerie yellow sandstone outcrops are best shot at dusk. Join us for sunset drinks whilst letting your creativity run wild in this location - fabulous for up skilling in fashion photography and portraits!
* Macro and flora : High breakaway country overlooking low undulating sand plains in the Badgingarra National Park is ideal to refine your skills in macro and landscapes. The park is renowned for its incredible diversity of endemic wildflowers.
* Architecture, food and wine : capture the Spanish style of architecture of New Norcia with its old boarding schools, the Abbey Church, an old mill, a wine press, a hotel and the monastery where the Benedictine monks still run the iconic bakery, maintain olive oil production and produce port and ale.
* Lifestyle : the Chittering Valley Wildflower Festival in Bindoon is a great way to cap off our great photography weekend shooting vintage cars and bikes, characters at the farmers markets and a final opportunity to shoot more wildflowers


Photographic outcomes:
■ Complete understanding of your DLSR, compact or film camera functions
■ Accessories such as tripods, Speedlites and filters
■ Composition, light, viewpoint, angles, lens perspective
■ Aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, ISO setting WB, exposure comp.
■ Portraiture, landscapes, macro, reportage, still life, action, architecture
■ How to shoot landscapes and sunset shots
■ Nature, flowers and macro photography
■ Photo reportage shots of the local characters
■ Facades of buildings demonstrating perspective control
■ Use of your flash & portrait shooting techniques
■ Interior low light, photography in historic Norcia buildings
■ Showing motion and panning
■ Editing software and knowledge of the digital workflow
■ An insight into shooting for personal, stock, editorial & commercial use

itinerary

Day 1
Drive to Lancelin - beach and sand dunes action shooting
Pinnacles National Park - landscape, portraiture
Overnight at Cervantes

Day 2
Drive to Badgingarra National Park - macro and flora
New Norcia - architecture food & wine
Chittering valley wildlife festival in Bindoon- vintage cars, lifestyle, wildflowers


inclusions

Inclusions:
■ Photography workshops and individual tuition from 2 instructors for at least 8 hours per day


Not Included:

dates & prices

Tour Dates: 17, 18 Sept '17

Tour Cost: Accommodation | Meals | Travel :

Accommodation will be overnight at Cervantes. A share accommodation option is available on request. We have a Toyoto Prado 7 seater vehicle. There will be provision for 4 people to join us in this vehicle for the weekend. Please contact us if your would like this option.

Please note that the cost of accommodation, meals and travel is not included in the course cost. We recommend you budget a few hundred dollars in total for this. We endevour to keep costs low and this amount will vary
according to your personsl preferences in terms of food and whether yuou want to have a single private room overnighting in Cervantes.

Tour Style: Easy, You must be able to walk 2-4 km per day

Tour Host: Andrew Thomasson and Serena Pearce

Operator: Focus 10 Pty Ltd and Code Lime Photography

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