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Weekend Mountain Experience Photography Workshop

Landscape Birds Macro Sunset Post-processing

Join Mark for a wonderful weekend learning photography techniques in the beautiful Lamington rainforest mountains.
Where:  O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat (Lamington National Park)

Next Workshop: TBA

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Meet at 5.30pm in the bar (upstairs from reception) at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, for sunset drinks and an introduction to Mark and your fellow participants.

8-9pm – Session 1 - Overview of the weekend, general chat re. individual’s photography levels/skills and needs, aperture/depth-of-field/shutter speed/ISO

Session 2 - Visit Moran’s falls and nearby cascades for landscape photography
Session 3 - After morning tea, we will head into the rainforest for macro photography tuition, including fungi and flowers/plants
Session 4 - After lunch, there will be a session on how to best post-process your images
Session 5 - Late afternoon – landscape photography at Luke’s Farm, overlooking the Kerry Valley
Session 6 – After breakfast, bird photography techniques
Session 7 – After morning tea - Post processing, critique of participant’s photos, audio-visual
12:30 PM finish
During this weekend workshop, Mark will present group presentations as well as one-on-one tuition for each participant.  They will explain a variety of digital camera functions, teach you how to use these functions correctly and discuss different photographic techniques that will allow you to take better photos. 

By the end of the weekend, participants will have learned macro, landscape and wildlife photography techniques, digital workflow and post processing tips will be discussed and questions answered.  All of this will occur in the stunning surrounds of the World Heritage Listed Lamington National Park, while staying in luxury at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat.
Things you will need:

  • Camera gear
  • Any lenses ranging from 15mm to 300mm (don't worry if you don't have all the lenses - you will still learn a lot with your digital SLR and kit lens)
  • Flash
  • Memory card(s),
  • Sturdy tripod
  • Camera owners manual - Important!
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Drinking water
  • Insect repellant
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Spare batteries

Price: $473.00 per person (please note a 2.9% surcharge applies to credit card payments)

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O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat has kindly offered a substantial discount on their standard room tariff to those who are participating in the weekend workshop.
You can contact O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat reservations on 1800 688 722 to make your accommodation booking.

To qualify for the discount, you must mention that you have booked the Trekabout Photography Weekend “Mountain Experience” workshop.

Please note: This workshop is limited to 4 participants. Please book early to avoid disappointment. All meals are the responsibility of  attendee and are available as part of your accommodation package, from the cafe or BYO. 
For further details on any of our workshops or if you have any other questions, please phone Mark on 0459 221678.  Alternatively, you can email

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