Freycinet Photography Workshop
June 4 ~ 7, 2024
$2695.00 per person
** Freycinet Winter Light and Astro Photography Workshop. Timed for dark skies (new moon) this tour will have a special emphasis on night sky photography as the Milky Way dominates the dark winter sky. Sunrise and sunset shoots all around Freycinet as well as a half day Wineglass Bay Cruise. Based at the luxurious Freycinet Lodge **
Day 1: Transfer from Hobart to Freycinet Highlights: Welcome to Freycinet! Afternoon session checking out locations for the weeks sunrisem sunets and night photography sessions. Sunset session in Coles Bay. Night sky session should conditions allow.
Day 2: Full Day sightseeing and photographing Freycinet National Park Sunrise, sunset & night sky shoots around Freycinet. Walk to the Wineglass Bay lookout and admire stunning coastal scenery including the Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Honeymoon Bay.
Day 3: Cruise to Wineglass Bay Highlights: Half day cruise for wildlife and stunning coast scenery. Sunrise and sunset sessions around Freycinet.
Day 4: Sunrise shoot & post processing session Highlights: Final sunrise in Freycinet. Post processing and image review session.
* The night sky session will be scheduled based on weather conditions during the trip.
$2695 per person (SINGLE/PRIVATE ROOM) or $4695 for two people traveling together in a twin share room. Small group tour – max 6 participants. Twin share is only available to those traveling together ie it is not an option for single travelers.
Includes three nights accommodation in a private cabin at the luxurious Freycinet Lodge, Wineglass Bay Cruise, all transport (starting & finishing Hobart), National Parks entry and all meals for the duration of the trip.
- 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 sunrise/sunset shoots. Sun protection.
- Comfortable hiking shoes (not sneakers).
- Water bottle/snacks for our sessions in the field.
- A full list of suggested items and a detailed itinerary will be forwarded to you during the booking process.
Sunset is approx 16:40 and sunrise is approx 7:30 in June. We will spend at least one-two hours in the field for each of these shoots meaning it will be dark prior to sunrise/after sunset.
We will only undertake easy hiking, the main aim of the workshop being tuition and shooting time. It is important to note of course that the nature of the workshop involves uneven rocky shorelines so please take care in the low light of dusk and dawn. The hike to Wineglass Bay is up to 45 minutes one way but the track is of a very high standard.
** Please take all care and responsibility for your own equipment while outdoors **
Tasmania’s east coast generally enjoys fairly mild weather, however it would be well worthwhile packing an extra layer or two in particular for sunrise and sunset sessions. A good sunhat and sun protection is recommended too. Please check the Coles Bay weather forecast carefully before the tour departs to get an idea of expected conditions and pack accordingly. An umbrella can be a useful piece of equipment too, especially if you enjoy macro photography. A detailed list of suggested items to bring will be forwarded prior to departure.
For further information or to make a booking please contact me.