September2018 (Dates TBC)
Flowers, Photography, Fireworks, Fun and learning.
Deluxe Tour: Small group (max 8), Includes 3 nights accommodation at a grand, historic homestead, expert photography tuition, mini bus transport to get to the best places and at the best time of day for the light, train to Spring Bluff, wine and cheese for feedback sessions on your photos and more.
Guests stay in their own private suite at the fabulous Vacy Hall. If you'd like to share a room with a friend or bring a non-participating partner, just get in touch and we'll work with you to meet your needs.
Toowoomba's award winning Carnival of Flowers offers spectacular gardens, a night festival, floral parade, fireworks and much, much more to challenge you photographically. Learn how to take better photos with your host and experienced photography teacher Deborah as well as be guided by resident award winning gardener, Stewart.
Suitable for beginner to intermediate photography enthusiasts.
September/ October 2018
Not just a flower show!
Basic Tour: Small group, staying at the YHA because it's close, clean, comfy and affordable. Walking to Floriade and Capital Hill because that's how close they are. Ongoing as well as structured photography coaching. Wine and cheese for feedback sessions.
Floriade offers a magnificent floral display with more than a million bulbs and annuals. We'll explore not only the fantastic flora and the challenges of photographing the Nightfest, but also discover the delights around Parliament House and Lake Burley Griffin. We'll visit the National Portrait Gallery and discover a few of Canberra's best kept secrets.
Suitable for beginner to semi-advanced photographers.
Classic Tour: Comfortable single room accommodation in the middle of Ballarat. Expert photography tips from two professional photographers. Mini Bus (and resident expert) to transport us to the best locations for whatever weather we get. Wine and Cheese for the feedback sessions.
A weekend get-a-way exploring the best landscapes, waterfalls and parks in and around Ballarat, Victoria. Get insider tips and the best locations with local photographer Andrew Thomas. Learn about Drone Photography and (weather permitting) see one in action.
Hosted by Deborah. Special Guest Andrew Thomas.
You can check out Andrews photography HERE
WESTERN AUSTRALIA WILD FLOWERS - 2017
Yarra valley - COMING SOON
Treat yourself to a weekend of fun and photography discovering the myriad delights of the Yarra Valley.
With an early start to chase the Hot Air Balloons, a pictureseque train ride on an abandoned line, old forests to lotus farms and a leisurely stroll around a winery, there's something for everyone.