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Workshop Gift Vouchers

Looking for a truly unique gift? A workshop gift voucher makes a very special gift for any photographer. $295 – One Day Workshop (or deposit for longer workshop) $880 – Weekend Workshop (or deposit for longer workshop) $3,400 – Four Day Workshop (or deposit for...

Nature First – Silver Partner

We have committed to the seven principles of the Nature First Movement and have become their first Silver Partner. For us, this means following the principles and encouraging photographers who come on our courses and tours to do the same. You can find out more about this cause as...

NZPhotographer – NZ Photography Competition

Join Us on a Quest to Showcase the Beauty of New Zealand! Take part in showcasing New Zealand in all its beauty – from the breathtaking scenery and the wonderful people who live here to your fine art photos, we want to see it all. Judged by award-winning expert...

Is It Photoshopped? – Richard Young

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” – Ansel Adams Photoshopped images have become somewhat of a taboo among the general public. With today’s technology, artists can manipulate reality so convincingly that viewers have learned to assess the integrity of an image by aski...

Expressive Processing – Richard Young

When a student asks me how to process their image, I always feel a little hesitant in directing them. I can show them what tools to use, where to set each slider, and how to crop the image—there is nothing wrong with imparting such information. But in doing so, I run the risk of...

Black Beaches

The deep shadows of floating islands and black sand beaches define the structure, transitions of tones within the sky and sea guide your eye across the image, the luminosity helps connect distant parts of the frame. All this can be lost if our eye is caught by unwanted...

What are you Photographing?

Often while immersed in capturing a stunning landscape, bathed in beautiful warm light at sunset, a passer-by will stop to talk to me. The first and more than likely only question will typically be; “what are you photographing?” As if there is something that they are missing...
Mt Ngauruhoe

Discovering Style and Vision

An Introduction to Style and Vision “How do we find our unique expression of the world, and how can we convey this to the viewer?” Achieving competence in photography is easy enough; with some basic technical understanding, almost anybody can create a good photograph. In the age...

Devil in the Detail – Shaun Barnett

Shaun Barnett gives advice for the aspiring macro nature photographer. While taking my children on nature walks when they were small, I was often surprised by what interested them. Big, impressive mountain vistas? Zero enthusiasm. A small leaf on the track? Appealing. Some...

Workshop Gift Vouchers

Looking for a truly unique gift? A workshop gift voucher makes a very special gift for any photographer. $295 – One Day Workshop (or deposit for longer workshop) $880 – Weekend Workshop (or deposit for longer workshop) $3,400 – Four Day Workshop (or deposit for...

Nature First – Silver Partner

We have committed to the seven principles of the Nature First Movement and have become their first Silver Partner. For us, this means following the principles and encouraging photographers who come on our courses and tours to do the same. You can find out more about this cause as...

NZPhotographer – NZ Photography Competition

Join Us on a Quest to Showcase the Beauty of New Zealand! Take part in showcasing New Zealand in all its beauty – from the breathtaking scenery and the wonderful people who live here to your fine art photos, we want to see it all. Judged by award-winning expert...

Is It Photoshopped? – Richard Young

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” – Ansel Adams Photoshopped images have become somewhat of a taboo among the general public. With today’s technology, artists can manipulate reality so convincingly that viewers have learned to assess the integrity of an image by aski...

Expressive Processing – Richard Young

When a student asks me how to process their image, I always feel a little hesitant in directing them. I can show them what tools to use, where to set each slider, and how to crop the image—there is nothing wrong with imparting such information. But in doing so, I run the risk of...

Black Beaches

The deep shadows of floating islands and black sand beaches define the structure, transitions of tones within the sky and sea guide your eye across the image, the luminosity helps connect distant parts of the frame. All this can be lost if our eye is caught by unwanted...

What are you Photographing?

Often while immersed in capturing a stunning landscape, bathed in beautiful warm light at sunset, a passer-by will stop to talk to me. The first and more than likely only question will typically be; “what are you photographing?” As if there is something that they are missing...
Mt Ngauruhoe

Discovering Style and Vision

An Introduction to Style and Vision “How do we find our unique expression of the world, and how can we convey this to the viewer?” Achieving competence in photography is easy enough; with some basic technical understanding, almost anybody can create a good photograph. In the age...

Devil in the Detail – Shaun Barnett

Shaun Barnett gives advice for the aspiring macro nature photographer. While taking my children on nature walks when they were small, I was often surprised by what interested them. Big, impressive mountain vistas? Zero enthusiasm. A small leaf on the track? Appealing. Some...

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