Want to learn how to take amazing landscape photos and have fun doing it?
I host weekend landscape photography workshops and tours throughout New Zealand at epic locations partnering with Sony NZ as a Digital Imaging Advocate.
This means you'll have the chance to try out all the latest Sony cameras and lenses during the photography course. The workshops are also sponsored by KASE Filters, so you can try out world-class neutral density filters to create amazing images.
My photography workshops are always jam-packed with fun and learning! I'll teach you how to improve your composition, master your camera's settings and learn how using filters will enhance the images you capture. You'll also discover easy Lightroom techniques to turn your original RAW files into stunning landscape images.
I also host interactive online courses covering a range of photography topics with step-by-step, easy to understand visual learning you can complete at your own pace.
Take a look at the course options below and book your place!
Join me and Rachel Gillespie (renowned Mackenzie astrophotographer) for a long weekend of incredible landscape photography and astrophotography in the Mackenzie. Autumn is when the Mackenzie comes alive with stunning fiery colour across the landscape and the stars come out to play in the incredible Aoraki Dark Sky Reserve. You've never seen stars like you've seen them here!see more
Come and explore this underrated and incredibly scenic region of New Zealand while it is ablaze in Autumn's finest colours. The Hawkes Bay comes alive during autumn with rows of incredible tree lined avenues, and views over serene lakes surrounded by a myriad of brilliant autumn copper, burnt orange and gold. We'll have the opportunity to capture seascapes at sunrise, lakes reflecting the best of autumn, picturesque waterfalls hidden away in quiet valleys, and panoramic views from the stunning Te Mata Peak.see more
Winter is magical in the mountains, and you'll have the opportunity to capture an incredible variety of glorious NZ scenes on this 8 day landscape photography tour travelling the length of the Southern Alps from Christchurch to Queenstown. We'll explore pristine alpine lakes with glorious mountain backdrops, hidden alpine valleys and capture the stars under snowcapped peaks by night on this amazing photography adventure through the heart of NZ's high country.see more
Join me and award-winning Sony photographer Laurie Winter as experience and capture the remote beauty of Wairarapa's lighthouses, coastline and inland scenery on this 5 day, 4 night landscape photography workshop. From the sweeping wild, seascape views at Castlepoint lighthouse and Cape Palliser, to the otherworldly Putangirua Pinnacles and picturesque rolling hills around Martinborough, Wairarapa is a region of stunning contrasts to photograph. We'll also capture the Milky Way setting in amazing dark sky locations in the region.see more
Imagine being able to take amazing landscape & travel photos and having the right skills to edit them beautifully! I've put everything I know about landscape photography into this easy to follow online course to help you take your photography from zero to hero. You’ll learn how to shoot and edit like a professional and you’ll have all the tips and tricks you need to perfect your craft, whether you're a happy hobbyist or want to earn a living from photography.see more
Are you capturing images with great potential but after editing they still lack the WOW factor? Or maybe you've never edited your images and you want to know how. My online Learn to Love Lightroom course will help you discover powerful & easy-to-use Lightroom features to transform your images to works of art. I'll help you become proficient in Lightroom focusing on simple step-by-step learning so you can create images that truly reflect your talent as a photographer!see more
Have you been wanting to sell your photography work online but you don't quite know where to begin? Are you overwhelmed with the options for building a website and need help to choose? Do you need help with pricing a digital image for licence and protecting your work online? Could you do with some tips for promoting your work online? Then this course is for you!see more
Explore a beautiful region of NZ with me as your personalised guide and photography tutor. One-on-one learning is the fastest way to improve your skills, and I will personalise the workshop to suit your needs and the locations you want to explore. We can visit a single region (i.e. Mount Cook or Queenstown) or visit a wider area over several days, depending on your itinerary.see more
Want to learn some new landscape photography skills in 2022 but can't attend a weekend workshop this year? Check out my list of shorter local events and courses being run throughout the year. From online courses showing you how to make the most of Lightroom's latest features and selling your work online, to seasonal photography events celebrating summer, autumn and spring, there's something for everyone here!see more
EXCLUSIVE FOR 2022! Join me on an incredible 8 day adventure through the South Island, exploring snow-capped mountains, alpine lakes, and powerful waterfalls. We'll journey through two alpine passes as we go from the east coast to the west and back again taking in all the best these regions have to offer. The tour is limited to only four people to maximise your learning experience in these one-of-a-kind New Zealand locations. We'll also take to the skies to view this incredible landscape from the air on a scenic flight over the Southern Alps.see more
Join me and Rachel Gillespie (renowned Mackenzie-based astrophotographer) for a long weekend of incredible landscape photography and astrophotography in the Mackenzie. This region is simply stunning iwith snow-capped mountains framing the colourful landscapes while the stars hang low at night just waiting to be captured in NZ's best stargazing region. You've never seen stars like you've seen them here!see more
BRAND NEW FOR 2022! Join me and co-host Laurie Winter to experience the majesty of NZ's mountains in these two incredible regions. Fiordland is known for its dramatic mountain cliffs, crystal clear rivers and powerful waterfalls while Queenstown is home to stunning lakes with amazing mountain backdrops, and lush NZ beech forest. You will experience and capture it all on this 5-day journey taking in all the best sights while learning how to take your photography to the next level!see more
Join me and fellow Sony photographer Andrew Francombe for a journey through the Mackenzie Country exploring the grand mountain landscapes and lakes, with a backdrop of lupins and wildflowers along the way. We'll teach you how to capture and edit great images with striking compositions that incorporate both foreground and background elements. We'll be based in Tekapo, the heart of the Mackenzie country.see more
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