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7 Days Tasmania North, East & South
7 Days Tasmania North, East & South
7 Days Tasmania North, East & South
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Alfonso Photography
Alfonso Photography

7 Days Tasmania North, East & South

Regular price AU $2,999 AU $0 Unit price per
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 Enrolment Guide

Why should I take this course?

Take a break and join our 7 Day Australian photography micro adventure through Tasmania

7 Days Tasmania North, East & South at a glance

Course Summary

If you love travel and photography, our Tasmania Photography Tour is a chance to experience some of the world's most spectacular landscapes while learning to photograph it.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

 
  • Watching the sunrise & sunsets at Freycinet National Park

  • Visiting the moss (May) forest and photographing Waterfalls at Mt. Field National Park

  • Exploring the romance of a car graveyard in New Norfolk

  • Long Exposures of the Lichen Boulders at Bicheno.

  • Discover why the Drowned forest of Arthurs Lake is an anglers paradise

  • Chasing the Milky Way and the crystal clear nights for astrophotography.

  • Emerald Green beauty of Cradle Mt. National Park

Important Information

Course Length: 7 days
Required Equipment: See Further Information below
Prerequisites: None
Institution: Alfonso Photography
Course Information

Travel photography courses in Tasmania. Learn how to shoot in manual modes and master composition with your DSLR. Discover the art and technical settings on your camera.

From beginner to advanced photographers welcome. Get taken to the best spots for landscape photography at the best time of day and months of the year.

Once you land on the apple isle it sure feels like you are off the grid.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Launceston Airport to Cradle Mountain National Park, Dove Lake Afternoon/Evening Shoot. The many moods of the lake along with the boat shed can be our focus for our first of many shoots in this Jurassic Mountain-Scape. The Dolorite Geology and changing textures of flora are always different in each season. 

Day 2
Sunrise Shoot, Editing & Day Walk to Crater Lake. With our head lamps on at the crack of the sparrows fart we will awaken with a glorious sunrise. The stillness of the lake and the dramatic skies always promises to be a relaxing and memorable experience. The surrounding fauna and streams along the 2 hour bush walk are perfect for a long exposure. 

Day 3
Arthur's Lake Afternoon/Evening Shoot + Editing. Also know as the drowned forest. This place nestled up in the highland lakes offers a unique landscape. An anglers paradise for trout fishing. Hydro Tasmania pumps water from these lakes back to the mainland. The eerie melancholic look of the Gum trees and the calm water contrast for the ultimate slow shutter shot.

Day 4
Arthur's Lake Sunrise Shoot + Freycinet National Park Afternoon/Evening Shoot.  At Coles Bay in Freycinet Lodge the jetty works well for a sunset shoot. If we are lucky with clear skies we may even catch a Milky Way Shot. 

Day 5
Sunrise Sleepy Bay + Bicheno Afternoon/Evening Shoot Ferry Pengiuns. Like most sunrise shoots we will have a look at good vantage points the day before during the day so we don't for the perfect spot in the dark. Good non slip shoes and sturdy tripod work best in these situations. Scouting the exact spot and knowing our terrain will be very helpful.   

Day 6
Drive to Eaglehawk Neck to shoot the Tesselated Pavement for a sunset and sunrise. Other surrounding locations include Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen.

Day 7
Russell Falls & Horseshoe Falls morning shoot at Mt. Field National Park. In Autumn the poplar trees go a canary yellow colour. The moss and fungi are plentiful so a macro lens can come in handy for those close up shots of mushrooms. Late Afternoon Departure to Hobart Airport or you can choose to stay the night in Hobart. To finish our last shot will be a short hike up to the falls and streams. The cascading ferns and emerald green moss will be our final re-charge.

We will have lunch in New Norfolk at the Patchwork Cafe which is located in the old Mental Hospital grounds. It is currently a car graveyard with loads of antique industrial archeology. From rusty tractors to skeleton trucks you will have find something interesting to photograph.       

 

Course Provider

Director/Owner Photographer Alfonso Calero started Australian Photography Tours in 2008 with the aim of teaching locals and tourists travel photography.

www.alfonso.com.au

ABOUT PHOTO TOURS

Located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Tasmania all of my staff and myself deliver regular Saturday afternoon or night photography walks/courses to suit all levels of experience. Private lessons also available for groups or individuals.

Using the outdoor classroom as our learning environment we explore the technical capabilities of your camera to capture some creative ideas.

Choose from a Smartphone (iphone or android) or DSLR/Mirror-Less Camera Course. Learn how to shoot in manual modes and master composition. Discover the art and technical settings on your camera.

Course Requirements

WHAT TO BRING: PHOTOGRAPHIC & GENERAL GEAR

  • DSLR or hybrid digital camera
  • Wide angle lens 18-24mm & 24 - 70mm range
  • Tripod & Cable Release
  • Dependable Portable External Drive
  • Laptop and power supply
  • Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop
  • ND Variable Filter 10 stops
  • Up to 20 kg luggage and appropriate clothing
  • Spiked Rubber Boots
  • Moderate Level of Fitness is required with around 10,000-20,000 steps a day (2-4hrs) and uneven surfaces

    PRICE INCLUDES

    • All ground transport
    • All 3 star accommodation
    • All tuition (6 hours per day), photography, tour-guiding & driving

     


      NOT INCLUDED

      • Flights and hotel transfers
      • All meals

      • Entrance fees
      • Travel insurance

       

        POINTS OF DIFFERENCE

        • Very small group
        • Learn at your own pace one on one
        • Hand-picked BEST locations
        • Led by an experienced photographer/guide/tutor - Alfonso Calero
        • Truly authentic travel experience - a trip of lifetime!
        Course Outcomes

        We will learn:

        • Master Composition
        • Landscape Photography
        • Seascape Photography (Long Exposure, Filter Use, Fast Exposure)
        • Waterfall Photography
        • Astrophotography
        • Advanced Editing Techniques (i.e. Focus Stacking, Bracketing, Composite, Luminosity Masking, H.D.R. & Panorama Stitch)
        Further Information

        Deposit and Cancellation Policy

        • A deposit of $AUD500 per person is required to secure booking

        • Cancellation More than 120 days before a trip: 100% refund

        • Cancellation Between 120 and 30 days: 50% refund

        • Cancellation Less than 30 days: 0% refund

        • Final payment is due 120 days before the workshop/trip starts

        Any fees are in addition to the cancellation policy of InspiringED.com

        Insurance
        We strongly recommend that you purchase insurance/travel insurance, including coverage for the damage or loss of your equipment whilst on a workshop, your personal health, emergency medical evacuation, emergency medical expenses, and trip cancellation, which would reimburse you for non-refundable airfare and trip cancellation fees. We cannot accept liability for insurance costs, loss of deposits, airline cancellations or delays or penalties incurred by the purchase of non-refundable airline tickets or other expenses incurred by participants in preparing for this workshop. We cannot accept liability for any insurance costs if a workshop is cancelled.

        Promotion
        We reserve the right to take photographic or video records during any workshop in which you may be attending and therefore you may appear in such content, and that we may use any such records for promotional and/or commercial purposes. Please advise us if this is an issue for you.

        Client Responsibility
        It is a fundamental booking condition that you accept the hazards involved with outdoor travel and photography. You must acknowledge that delays and alterations and their results, such as inconvenience and discomfort, are possible where unforeseen circumstances arise. You must have a level of fitness suitable for your chosen workshop and you are responsible for bringing the appropriate equipment.

        In the event of medical emergency and/or repatriation from a workshop by whatever means, the responsibility of such costs will be borne by the client. It is therefore essential that adequate cover is in place.

        Every participant voluntarily assumes all risks and will hold us, the workshop leader, any co-leader or assistants, harmless from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, claims, debts, and demands which arise in connection with the workshop. The terms hereof shall serve as a release and assumption of risk for your heirs, administrators, and executors, and for all members of my family, including any minors accompanying you.

        We reserve the right to decline to accept or to retain any member of any trip should such person’s actions impede the operation of the trip or the rights or welfare or enjoyment of other members of the trip, and it is agreed that no refunds will be given in such circumstances.

        Workshop Changes
        All workshop schedules and plans are tentative and made in the interest of exciting photographic opportunities. We reserve the right to change, at our exclusive discretion, schedules, plans and itineraries, depending on weather, health or safety considerations, or any other factors related or not related to the photographic opportunities, as we see fit into the workshop.

        All participants acknowledge that landscapes photography is subject to many variables including but not limited to environmental conditions that cannot be guaranteed.