Articles - Workshops

Brent Pearson's Off-Camera Flash Workshop

Last Sunday I attended the first session of Brent Pearson's latest workshop, this time covering off-camera flash, and shooting environmental or landscape-based portraits. Now, I am not new to shooting landscapes, models or using off-camera lighting, but I always like to attend such workshops, as it rounds out my knowledge and experience, and I get... [more]

Maroubra: Calm yet Wild

Today and tonight I attended the first day of Kajo's seascape workshop.  This is the first of what I gather will be many. Our location for tonight was Mahon Pool and the surrounding rock shelves at Maroubra.  This is a location I have shot twice before (incidentally, once with Kajo), but I had not been... [more]

Off-Camera Flash Environmental Portraiture Workshop

Brent Pearson has just recently announced a new workshop he has developed, which teaches landscape/seascape photographers how to bring human subjects into scenic images for environmental portraits or concept shots. The first is scheduled for early November, but due to high demand it is looking like he is already needing to get a second session... [more]

Upcoming Workshops

I have a few workshops coming up in the near future. The first, this month, is a landscape/seascape workshop conducted by photography mate Kajo Merkert.  I am an experienced seascapes, and my initial thought when Kajo approached me was that I did not need to attend another workshop; but I later thought about it again... [more]

Landscape Workshops by Kajo Merkert

Kajo Merkert, a photography mate of mine and fantastic seascape photographer, has embarked upon providing intensive landscape/seascape photography workshops in Sydney. Kajo's first workshop is scheduled for September, 2010.  He will announce dates shortly, so keep an eye on his blog for more details.  His blog contains full details of what the workshop will cover... [more]

The Making of "Fire or Flood?"

In November of 2009 I attended the first of Brent Pearson's light painting workshops, which consisted of an afternoon of theory, followed by an evening of creative light painting landscape photography. Fire or Flood? was my image of the night, created as a result of a collaborative effort at the capture phase.  Here it is... [more]