‘Autumn in the Southern Highlands’ Gardenscapes & Macro Photography Tour

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Sat 21st April 2018

Tour Price – all inclusive – $259

Tour time 8.30am {at Bowral} to 5.30pm

*** 6 spots available ***

Do you want to get out of the city for the day and spend some time photographing the rich autumn leaves and gardenscapes in the magnificent Southern Highlands?
This all inclusive photography tour is designed to teach you everything about general photography, gardenscapes AND macro photography whilst being inspired during nature’s best time of the year – autumn!
Spend the day with a passionate professional photographer who will have you ‘out of auto’ and shooting like a pro in no time.
This ‘Autumn in the Southern Highlands’ Gardenscapes & Macro Photography Tour’ features three of the Southern highlands most impressive gardens that will have you clicking like crazy!
The click walk learn bus leaves Shellharbour at 7.15am and Bowral at 8.30am.
Our first stop will be Red Cow Farm Sutton Forest. This sophisticated garden features 20 different garden ‘rooms’, a lake, statues and trees and foliage that will have your camera in overdrive!
We will then head to the beautiful Bendooley Bar & Grill which is part of the Bendooley Estate Winery. Here you will dine on a gourmet style lunch including a beverage of your choice and photograph the gorgeous vineyards and buildings on the property.
After lunch we head to ‘Bellagio.’ This Italian inspired garden features a lake, statues, waterfalls and stunning foliage that will have your clicking like crazy 🙂
Our next stop is Prittlewell’ garden at Fitzroy Falls. This garden is known as one of the finest in the Southern highlands. Here, sweeping lawns lead to a rose and herb garden, a lush fernery and a woodland area. Photograph the waterfall, rose and herb gardens plus a Japanese pavillion and garden:)
Our last stop is Bowral Lookout. Here we can photograph the scenic view overlooking Bowral, the Wingecarribee River Valley and Moss Vale practising using our tripods and making the most of the beautiful light at the end of the day.
Chris is known for stopping ANYWHERE if she ‘sees a photo’ We may pull over at any time to take advantage of a great photographic opportunity 🙂
The click walk learn bus will drop you back to your vehicle at approx 5.30pm
You will be given personal, easy to understand photography tuition and information relevant to YOUR camera {yes, I study the workings of YOUR camera before the tour.}
For beginners – aperture, shutter speed, ISO, focus, composition, depth of field and many more aspects of photography will be explained to you ‘as we go’. You will take photos using each new technique before moving onto the next level.
If you are more of an advanced photographer, you will be given photography challenges and information suitable to your level plus the opportunity to ask me specifically about any aspect of photography you like!
Meeting points and times and will be emailed to you approximate 1 week before the tour 🙂
Whats included in the price?
9 hours of photography tuition.
Transport is provided by click walk learn with pick up points at Shellharbour and Bowral.
Lunch at Bendooley Bar & Grill – Bendooley Winery. (inc 1 wine or beer)
Afternoon tea and bottled water are included.
Entry into Bellagio, Prittlewell and Red Cow Farm Gardens.
TWO detailed photography ebooks – the click walk learn ‘Standard photography’ ebook plus the ‘Macro photography’ ebook will be emailed to you 5-7 days before the tour along with details of our meeting place in Bowral.
Critique of your images on the click walk learn facebook page.
DSLR and compact cameras welcome – {please note compact cameras with ‘manual function only.}
Note: You don’t need a macro lens to participate in this tour – your standard lens will work just as well to give you great flower/garden photos and landscapes. Please call Chris on 0430 511 566 if you would like to discuss this further 🙂