Articles Tagged 'Workshop'

2014 Retrospective: Low-Output Year, but Such is Life

While we are not quite done with the year 2014 yet, it is close enough to publish a retrospective of the year from a photographic perspective. Firstly, it was my most low-output year on record; but with other commitments and interests, and a waning interest in photography, I can live with that. I only published [ read more ]

Away with David and Clare Oliver

Last weekend I ventured off to the Hunter Valley to attend a portrait and landscape workshop hosted by David Oliver, GM Photog., and his daughter Clare - the creative father-daughter team behind David Oliver Photography. The two-day workshop consisted of two portraiture sessions using natural light, an afternoon landscape shoot, an early-morning aerial landscape shoot and [ read more ]

Hills of the Hunter

This weekend I went away with David Oliver and Peter Eastway - two of Australia's leading photographers - and some friends from the Flickr Focus group. We attended an intense two-day landscape photography workshop with David and Peter, and shot in and around Gresford and Dungog in the picturesque Hunter Valley, both from the ground [ read more ]

Landscape Photography Workshop with Two Grand Masters

This weekend I am attending a landscape photography workshop in the Hunter Valley, hosted by two Australian Grand Masters of Photography: Peter Eastway and David Oliver. I have met both of these charming photographers in the past, but this weekend I will gain a more personal experience shooting landscapes with them, and learning from their many [ read more ]

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 [ read 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 [ read more ]