PHOTO WORKSHOP – December 05/09, 2022
HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS ADVENTURE
* Targeting stunning birds.
* Turtles – nesting and in the water.
* Snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef.
* Beautiful nature.
* Top creative shoots.
YOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES
* Professional WPA Photo guide – your images come first!
* All accommodation.
* Further details as per itinerary.
WHAT’S THIS ADVENTURE ABOUT?
We base ourselves at the islands beautiful resort, 89 kms from Gladstone, Queensland, on the Great Barrier Reef. This is the perfect location to experience the reef, plus thousands of nesting birds, sea turtles, plus we photograph an extensive range of subjects from macro to stunning creative images. Shoots are only limited to your imagination. Most importantly, your professional photo guides can spend quality time helping you to improve and help you to understand critical points like visualisation and processing.
We include 5 days at Heron Island Resort – world class photo tuition, plus details as per itinerary. We limit the group size to 6/7 photographers per tutor. This will offer you personalised assistance in the field!
Flights are available via Brisbane to Gladstone. You have transport options to the island from Gladstone, starting as low as $75 one way on the island’s large fast cat boat. Island transfers are not included. However, Julia is happy to book these for you. WPA is also offering to charter a helicopter flight from Gladstone to Heron. This offers stunning views of the Great Barrier Reef. Very spectacular! Prices will start from around $500pp and depends on interest. Your guides will be flying by chopper. Availability is limited so book early! Julia is happy to help you with the best options.
TRANSPORT – https://www.heronislandaustralia.com/info.html
Nothing delights the lens like striking contrasts of creative shoots and nature, and Heron serves these up in abundance — vibrant seascapes, captivating wildlife and fantastic creative shoots.
The adventure …
Immerse yourself in the heartland of uniquely captivating images. In 2022 we invite you to photograph Australia’s hidden gem, Heron Island.
ITINERARY TO ADVENTURE…
DAY 1 – ARRIVE HERON ISLAND
You can arrive on Heron Island via their fast cat transfer that arrives just after midday, or by helicopter. Transfers are not included. Julia is happy to book your transfer option and book extra nights accommodation if you want to extend your stay.
We meet at 3pm and include a workshop to cover basics and beyond this afternoon, plus a short island walk to shoot sunset and birds. As we are on the Great Barrier Reef, anyone from novice to advanced swimmers can have fun snorkeling just metres from their doorstep. Tips and techniques will be offered by your tutors. We include workshops during the week, to cover processing, creativity, landscapes, nature and people. Dinner tonight at the resort is part of your package. A great chance to talk about photography.
DAYs 2/3/4 – ISLAND PARADISE
Three full days of field workshops and hours of shooting opportunities. Even night shoots are possible for turtles. A special experience for all!
Some subjects you can shoot very close to your room. Others you will need to be careful that you do not ‘walk on’. Thousands of birds plus amazing reef shoots at low tide are followed by the chance to shoot turtles. Look out for orange hermit crabs, cute baby birds and beautiful sunrises and sunsets.
Have we tempted you? The itinerary continues…