Learn more about photography.  Here is our pick of recommended courses and tour operators.


Better than the book is…. Hands on experience nothing beats it.

There are plenty of great photographers and teachers who run fabulous courses and classes to help you get more out of your photography. Here is our pick of them.

One of a Kind Photography Adventures


When it comes down to it we’re just a bunch of insomniacs that revel creating in the outdoors. With over 30 adventures in 3 years around Australia and New Zealand you can be guaranteed of an action-packed weekend. Working as a group we explore various techniques in panoramic photography, time lapse, videography, astro and post processing, sharing knowledge and inspiration.

 You’ll get chauffeured to all the best locations on time with advise on compositions, techniques and set-up all in a non workshop environment and at the end of the day enjoy a refreshing ale or glass of wine. Go on get out there!

Lenard Metcalf


Len Metcalf is an internationally collected fine art photographer who is based in Australia. Vivid and detailed photographs are the result of utilizing large format cameras, while his expertise in outdoor pursuits gives him access to unfrequented places in remote wilderness areas located around the world.

Lenard’s teaching is exemplarily , he has been training teachers for the past 15 years (University Lecturer for the School of Adult Education at UTS), and now mentors vocational teachers for TAFE NSW. We can highly recommend Lenard for any type of photographic education you might be interested in.

Richard White


Richard is a freelance photographer who lives in Mansfield, Victoria in South Eastern Australia. He is a Double Master of Photography with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), a regular judge at their annual convention and a past president of the Victorian Division. In 2003 he won the Landscape division of the Victorian Awards and received an Arts Council grant for overseas study. He is also a regular exhibitor of landscape photography and keynote speaker at photographic conventions. He runs photographic workshops all over the world often in partnership with those countries top landscape photographers.

Gold Street Studios


Looking for something completely different in Photography then look no further than the old skool courses that Gold street runs. They cover all kinds of Vintage photographic processes and techniques from Tintype printing to Pinhole Photography.



Join award winning professional photographer David Jenkins and Manly Ocean Adventures for an unforgettable photographic experience on the beautiful waters of Sydney Harbour and coastline!

Please follow this link for more details, dates and to book at Whalespotter PhotoSafaris


The Australian Centre for Photography


Right here in Sydney we also have the prestigious ACP  which runs a wide range of courses across the whole breath of photograph. Check out the list here.


Rockhopper Workshops



Care for an International Photographic adventure to Antarctica or somewhere similar… look no further than these workshops run by the crew from Luminous Landscape. Our customers give them rave reviews these are seriously high quality trips to some of the world’s most isolated and photogenic places. Save up and go.