Tarkine Photography Workshop Tasmania

5 Days / 4 Nights: NEW DATES April 23 ~ 27, 2017

*** UPDATE Feb 2017: This Workshop is now fully booked ***

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** Tasmania’s wild Tarkine – lush green rainforest, autumn fungi and remote west coast sunsets **

Spend 4 nights at the remote hamlet of Corinna exploring this rugged and remote north west region of Tasmania. The autumn dates mean we will put a special emphasis on the fascinating fungi in this ancient rainforest landscape, as well as shooting some stunning rainforest and waterfalls, and remote sunsets over buttongrass moors and rugged “Roaring 40′s” coastlines.

Highlights will include:

* Two cruises on the Pieman River including the Arcadia II cruise to Pieman Heads

* Waterfalls such as Philosopher and Lovers Falls; and Nelson Falls en route from Hobart

* Sunset sessions over the buttongrass plains near Mt Donaldson and Granville Harbour (West coast)

* Night sky session under the stunning Tarkine stars

* Post processing session

Tarkine photography workshop April 2017.

Tarkine photography workshop April 23-27 2017. A sunset on Tasmania’s rugged west coast will be a particular highlight.

Itinerary

Day 1 (April 23): Depart Hobart Highlights: Traverse the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, stopping at Lake St Clair, Franklin River and Nelson Falls en route to Corinna.

Day 2 (April 24): Tarkine Rainforest Highlights: All day on multiple tracks around Corinna, shooting the fabulous autumn fungi and admiring beautiful green forest and waterfalls. Sunset over Mt Donaldson.

Day 3 (April 25): Pieman River Cruise to Tasmania’s west coast Highlights: Half day cruise aboard the “Arcadia II” to the Pieman Heads on Tasmania’s west coast where we explore the windswept beaches. West coast sunset session near Granville Harbour.

Day 4 (April 26): Lovers Falls & Donaldson River cruise; Longback sunset Highlights: Cruise on a smaller vessel that allows us to explore locations the Arcadia can’t access. Afternoon hike and sunset along the Longback track (short walk).

Day 5 (April 27): Half day shoot at Philosopher Falls Highlights: Fungi and amazing myrtle rainforest along the track to Philosopher Falls. Return to Hobart around 19:00.

* Night Sky Session/s will be scheduled based on weather. Post processing schedule is also included and will be scheduled at a suitable time.

Tarkine rainforest photography workshop April 2017

Tarkine rainforest photography workshop April 23-27, 2017

Cost

$2195.00 per person – tour will run for 3-6 participants *** Update Feb: TOUR IS NOW FULLY BOOKED ***

Includes four nights accommodation in the very cosy cabins at Corinna (twinshare cabins with two bedrooms and shared living room/bathrooms), all transport (starting & finishing Hobart), cruise fees, all meals from lunch Day 1 to lunch Day 5. Camera notes and post processing notes are also provided.

Participants will need to make their own way to/from Hobart. We can recommend/arrange accommodation in Hobart if requested (Hobart accommodation cost is not included in workshop fee).

What to Bring
  • Camera, tripod and accessories. Don’t forget chargers and spare batteries/memory cards!
  • Wet weather gear (for yourself and for your camera). Warm clothing and head-torch for the after-hours shoots.
  • Comfortable hiking shoes (not sneakers).
  • Water bottle/snacks for our sessions in the field.
  • A full list of suggested items will be forwarded to you during the booking process.
Night sky photography workshop - Tarkine, Tasmania

We will spend one night shooting the stars in this beautiful remote location. This image was captured a short distance out of Corinna.

Tour Notes

Sunset is approx 17:35 in April.

We will only undertake short hikes, although care will need to be taken as most tracks in the Tarkine are not maintained to the same standard as other tracks you may have walked in National Parks. The Philosopher Falls track is very good, but likely to be wet and perhaps muddy in places. The walk is a gradual descent but there is a very steep set of stairs at the end.

Corinna is very remote and there is no mobile phone/internet reception, nor phones in the cabins.

The cruises are run by Corinna’s own professional and experienced staff. Please follow all safety advice issued by cruise staff.

** Please take all care and responsibility for your own equipment while outdoors **

The Tarkine is an area of rainforest in north west Tasmania which means some rain is very likely. Please check the Zeehan weather forecast before the tour departs for an idea on what to expect. A raincoat and rain pants should be considered essential, as well as lots of warm clothing including thermal layers and possibly a down jacket for extra comfort – particularly at night. An umbrella can be a useful piece of equipment too, especially if you enjoy macro photography.

Driving Time: Corinna is approximately 5~6 hours driving from Hobart. We will break the drive on Day 1 with many stops, including lunch and photo opportunities. The section from Corinna to Philosopher Falls (Day 5) takes around 65 minutes and is a very windy road.
Fungi photography workshop - Tarkine April 2017

Fungi will be a very special highlight! Late April should see the autumn fungi at its best. Our rainforest sessions will be a very slow-paced exploration of the many tracks around Corinna.

More Info & Bookings

For further information please contact me.

To go ahead and book a place click here (register using “Google Forms”, no payment required at this stage)

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