Join @tassiegrammer (Jason Futrill) and @lake_of_tranquility (Dietmar Kahles) for a 4 day / 3 night all expenses included photography workshop and adventure at Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia from the 11th April 2019 – 14th April 2019.
Learn how to maximise your photography skills through improved shooting techniques, post processing in both Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, the effective use of neutral density filters, astro photography (weather permitting), sunrise and sunset shooting, long exposure photography, wildlife photography and the effective use of a variety of social media platforms.
The workshop will be tailored to suit each individuals needs with subjects and techniques ranging from the most basic of camera settings and compositional rules, all the way through to advanced post processing techniques for those that are more comfortable with the most popular editing suites.
A reasonable level of fitness will be required as access to some of the possible locations will require walking both before dawn, after dusk and later in the evening for astro sessions. You will need to be prepared for a variety of weather conditions as Cradle Mountain is notorious for it’s ever changing conditions. There will be a maximum of 8 participants for this workshop.
* Weather permitting, with itinerary to be confirmed closer to the date
Dove Lake / Boat Shed
King Billy Walk
Pencil Pine Falls
Waldheim Forest Walk
Learn how to:
Control Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO to correctly expose your image
Understand camera settings such as White Balance, Exposure Bracketing, Manual Focusing and other optimal settings
Choose the correct Neutral Density Filters for different lighting situations
Compose your image creatively with known methods and what key features to look for.
Process your images in Lightroom and Photoshop, including methods such as exposure blending, luminosity masks and other advanced techniques.
Maximise your Social Media reach and following
DSLR / Mirrorless cameraLenses (recommend a wide angle and a telephoto)
Neutral density filters (we can offer special pricing on NiSi filters for those that do not currently own any)
Remote / cable camera shutter
Lens suitable for astro photography
Footwear suitable for beaches / rocks and general walking
Laptop with editing software – preferably Adobe Lightroom + Adobe Photoshop CC
Waterproof / Windproof Jacket
Warm clothing (it could snow at any time)
Waterproof camera cover
What’s included in the price
3 nights accommodation (Single Share – RACT Cradle Mountain Hotel)
3 breakfasts / 3 lunches / 3 dinners (lunch not included on the final day)
Transfers to to Cradle Mountain from either Hobart CBD or Launceston Airport (departing Hobart 11th April @ 7am or Launceston Airport at 10:30am)
Transport around Cradle Mountain NP during the workshop
Transport back to either Hobart or Launceston (drop off in the afternoon 14th April at Launceston Airport or Hobart CBD)
Multi-day Cradle Mountain Parks pass
4 days of professional on site photography training
All post processing sessions
Basic social media training
What is not included
Airfares/transport to Tasmania prior to the commencement and from Tasmania after the completion
Camera, tripod and all other equipment (must provide your own)
Travel / Gear Insurance
Travel and specific photography gear insurance is highly recommended to cover you personally for any loss or liabilities.