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Ocean and Landscape Workshops

 
 
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Give your photography the raw edge under the guidance of Kian Bates.

Join Raw Edge’s multi award-winning ocean and seascape photographer Kian Bates for a workshop that will leave you with the skills to capture incredible ocean and landscape photography.

Oceanscape Photography Workshop

Gain the skills to capture incredible oceanscape and wave photography with Kian from Raw Edge. In this 4 hour workshop you’ll learn about camera settings, image composition, post production, and ocean safety.

Total workshop price is $300, book your spot now with a $150 deposit.
Full balance payable 1 week prior to workshop date.

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Landscape Photography Workshop

Gain the skills to capture incredible landscape photographs with Kian from Raw Edge. In this 3 hour workshop you’ll learn about camera settings, image composition, and post production.

Total workshop price is $200, book your spot now with a $100 deposit.
Full balance payable 1 week prior to workshop date.

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Workshop FAQ:

What level do I need to be at with my photography to take your workshop?

From beginner to intermediate, Kian will cater to suit your needs and experience.

What camera equipment do I need?

For our Landscape workshops you’ll need:
DSLR camera
Tripod
Laptop with Adobe lightroom
Remote trigger
Head Torch (for early morning or late afternoon shoots)

For our Ocean workshops, you’ll need:
DSLR camera
Water Housing
Wetsuit/swimwear
Fins
Laptop with Adobe lightroom

How long does the workshop go for?

Our Ocean workshop is 4 hours long, our Landscape workshop is 3 hours.
½ of the session is spent in the field and the other ½ is spent at our gallery for post processing images and an overview of the session.

How much do the workshops cost?

Landscape workshops are $200
Ocean workshops are $300


These are 1 on 1 workshops with the availability to bring a friend, partner or family member for an additional $100 per workshop.

A 50% deposit is required to secure your workshop with the final balance owing 1 week prior.

Do you only do workshops in the Great Lakes?

Yes, at the moment our workshops are only conducted in the Great Lakes NSW.

How proficient do I need to be in the surf to take your ocean workshops?

You need to be confident in the ocean. In The Great Lakes we are lucky to have such a variety of beaches facing different directions so there will always be a beach that suits your level of confidence and ability in the water. NSW.

What can I expect to gain by taking your courses?

You will learn about your camera’s settings, from shutter speed to aperture adjustments and ISO, you’ll gain the ability and knowledge to take full control of your camera - you’ll never need to use the auto button again.

You will gain an understanding of depth of field and how to get your images looking sharp.

We will teach you how to create long exposure images to capture movement in the sky, water, during lightning storms and even the Milky Way.

You’ll learn what to look for with weather patterns, tides, maps and some great apps to keep up to date on changing conditions.

Most importantly, we’ll teach you how to be creative with your images and show you how editing and post processing can create an end result with a real wow factor.

in addition, those taking our ocean workshops will also learn:

How to understand the forever changing coastal conditions, where is SAFE to shoot and learning the correct approach to being in the water.

What to look for in regards to the images we want to capture whilst on shore or in the water.

Most importantly, how to enjoy yourself learning and being creative in the amazing natural surrounds of the Great Lakes.

Still have questions?

Get in contact with any questions regarding our workshops, we’re happy to help.