Join us for an inspirational 2 nights, 1 day Astrophotography Adventure of the New Zealand's South Island Queenstown Region. Hosted by Rachel Gillespie, and Jordan McInally of Undersoul Photography, we have joined together to bring you an a very special adventure and Photographic Learning Experience all in one. Sept 2018. A New Moon and Astrophotography spots, some of the best in the World. Great way to meet others interested in Astrophotography
Workshop included, the rest is up to you.
ADD on group helicopter flight optional extra
All photography tuition by Professional Photographer, Jordan McInally
About Jordan McInally of Undersoul Photography - Fulltime Photographer
Undersoul Photography is a photographic adventure created by Jordan McInally, exploring the hidden (and not so hidden) gems of New Zealand Landscapes.
I was born and bred in this magical little town called Queenstown on April 15th, 1992 and haven't been able to leave its beauty ever since.. my photographic career started while working as a photo & video operator for AJ Hackett Bungy where I spent 4 & a half years honing my photographic skills every day in every light condition imaginable. This practice has allowed me to focus all my attention on my creative side as the technical/settings side of things is second nature.
My real passion is in my landscape and astrophotography work as this gets me out in nature and fuels my adventurous side.. I love the whole process of getting out, capturing nature in its most beautiful moments, then bringing home epic images to re-live the moments while processing the images and really bringing them to life.
My approach to photography is to just get out there and get lost in the moment, I try to utilise my excitement and make the most of wherever I am and work with what ever conditions I get, which allows me to create amazing images no matter the condition, expectation can sometimes blind you from the beauty in front of you.. At least 90% of my best images were un-planned ;)
I enjoy every type of photography and while I specialise in landscapes, wedding photography has a special place in my heart! theres something special in sharing a couples excitement on their special day and I love the challenge of capturing the day and making sure my clients are happy and get the best images possible.
While photography is my main passion, I also am an avid metal/rock drummer, I've been playing drums for 10 years and have recorded and album with my band rules of addiction called "World Made of Lies".
I also love slack lining, mountain biking, skate boarding and collecting tattoos..
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
So what will I learn on the tour? Whether you’re a hobbyist photographer or a seasoned pro, these tours will cater for all. Jordan will guide you every step of the way with personalised guidance and tuition. We will cover all the basics of equipment, settings and techniques to help you get the best shots possible. You will also learn how to process your images, with a step by step guide in either Adobe Lightroom or Adobe Photoshop.
What equipment do I need?
A digital DSLR or a mirrorless camera
prime or zoom lenses - bring all you have
For astrophotography - lenses with a maximum aperture between f/1.4 and f/4 and a focal length between 10 and 24mm are ideal. For example - a 14mm f/2.8 lens is perfect, or even a zoom lens with a minimum focal length of 24mm at f/4 would be fine too.
Any neutral density and polarising filters you may have
A sturdy tripod
Remote shutter release (ideally with long exposure timer function)
Laptop computer with Adobe Lightroom or Adobe Photoshop installed.
A headlamp or torch - one with a red light mode is best
NEED TO KNOW
Fitness level required:
Moderate. You will need to be able to hike along easy trails, maximum 5km each way, with camera equipment.
Professional hosting, guiding and instruction
Helicopter Flight (Optional Extra)
Cost: - $650.00 total
A deposit of 30% is required to secure your place.
contact us for more info 0275 178 732 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Numbers are capped to 12 people only with one photography tutor and one host at that maximum number. To apply to join us we have an application process to ensure this is the right workshop for you please contact us as this workshop is for intermediate to advanced level photography - Email email@example.com.
Host Rachel Gillespie will ensure all of your communications and bookings are completed and take care of your logistics on the trip