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Australian

Summer Alpine Photo Tour February 2020

Join Charles Davis and explore the wonders of the Snowy Mountains in summer on the Australian Summer Alpine Photography Tour 2020.

Tour Overview

The Australian Summer Alpine Photography Tour 2020, based at the amazing Lake Crackenback Resort and Stunning Kiandra, in the middle of summer, will utilise the knowledge and skills of Australia’s premier Alpine photographer Charles Davis.

Charles has primarily focused on Australian wildlife in and around his home in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales.

A detailed day by day itinerary is listed below, however a few of the highlights of this tour will be chasing the elusive wild brumbies, photographing wildlife such as wombats, echindas, platapus and kangaroos.

We will also be visiting some historic sites such as O’Briens Hut, The Long Plain Hut, Yarrangabilly Caves, historic Coolemine Homestead and the stunning limestone gorges and water falls of Blue Water Holes. This is a full inclusive luxury tour, the accommodation is brilliant, the food will be great and the photographic opportunities will be spectacular.

When

10 – 14 February 2020

Where

Snowy Mountains, NSW Australia

Price

$3,450

Join Charles Davis 

for this once in a

lifetime experience

The Australian Summer Alpine Photo Tour 2020, based in the picturesque Snowy Mountains, in the middle of summer will utilise the knowledge and skill’s of Australia’s premier Alpine photographer Charles Davis.

Australian Alpine Kangaroo

Breathtaking Landscapes

The Snowy Mountains

Beautiful Native Animals

This is a full inclusive luxury tour, the accomodation is brilliant, the food will be great and the photographic opportunities will be spectacular. Photograph iconic Australian fauna and flora with one of the countries best wildlife photographers as your mentor.

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What to bring

  • A DSLR Camera with lens/lenses
  • Spare batteries, there will be a long days with plenty of shooting.
  • A sturdy tripod.
  • Remote shutter release.
  • Filters if you have them (Polarizer/Graduated/Neutral Density).
  • Good walking shoes.
  • Wet weather gear & a compact umbrella (rain will not hold us back).
  • Your creative brains.

What to wear

  • The weather can get quite hot and arid through summer, we recommend some cool, breathable clothing and plenty of sun protection.
  • Comfortable cool clothing.
  • Cotton clothing is best. Temperatures can soar quickly.
  • Good supportive boots. Waterproof and ankle covering is advised.

What you will photograph

  • Wild Brumbies
  • Wombats
  • Stunning Cascades
  • Kangaroos
  • Hidden Gems
Meals

Breakfast, lunch & dinner will be provided each day, except for the final day we will only be supplying breakfast as we finish up early in the day.

Meeting time & place

We will meet at Lake Crackenback

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Once you place your deposit through our secure booking platform your place will be reserved instantly. The team will then be in contact with you to provide you will all the information you will require and confirm your trip details. If you would prefer to make your booking with the team directly, please email bookings@fotoworkshops.com.au

Tour Mentors

Charles Davis

Landscape Photographer

Tour Overview

Day 1 – Perisher – Guthega

We will start our day towards the resorts of Perisher and Smiggins to shoot stunning waterfalls. There will be many beautiful gums and interesting landscapes. Lunch will be at Perisher in the pub where you will be able to cool down and get some rest. For the afternoon we will travel back up the road and to Guthega to hopefully find some wildlife such as wombats, echidnas and brumbies and to photograph more interesting scenes around the Guthega Dam and the surrounding mountain streams.

Day 2 – Kiandra

We will make our way to some hidden local areas that are never photographed by other tours. We will head out to the Tuross Cascades to photograph waterfalls and rivers. We will enjoy a packed lunch in Kiandra amongst the natural paradise.

Our next stop for the afternoon will be to secret location on private property. We also have access to an incredible Hut that only Charles knows, it is a beautiful high country hut surrounded by large Poa tussocks and will be visited the last stop of the afternoon. After the sun has set we will make our way to Crackenback for the Dinner and to prepare for the next day.

Day 3 – Cascade Valley

We will head up the road in the morning past Thredbo and into the famous Cascade Valley, home to the legend of Silver brumby and his descendants. Charlie will show us where he takes his international award winning brumby photos and hopefully find us some brumbies. Other things of interest will be amazing gums and the headwater of the Thredbo river.

Lunch will be at Thredbo just back down the road. The afternoon we will travel back up the road and hike to the Ramshead for sunset. The Ramshead has many amazing scenes along the way with large granite rock formations overlooking the main range and the Cascade Valley.

Day 4 – Geehi

We will travel back past Thredbo and down the Alpine way into some of the most picturesque scenery in Australia. We will travel from 1900m above sea level to 450m at Geehi Airstrip. Geehi offers an amazing panoramic view of the West face of the Main Range. In the foreground will be many Eastern Grey kangaroos with mountain backdrops, touring Mountain ash trees, and crystal clear rivers that curve around the historic Geehi Fishing Huts.

We will travel to Scammells Lookout out next to view the main range from a different angle and then onto Kanchoban for lunch. The afternoon we will travel around the Northern end of the Kosciuszko National Park to O’Brien’s hut for Sunset. We will be surrounded by the beautiful white skeletal trees of the fire-damaged gums and Mountain ash which will hopefully go pink as the sun sets.

Day 5 – Home

We may shoot a sunrise somewhere then it will be back for breakfast to say our goodbyes.

Included in Australian Summer Alpine Photo Tour 2020 cost:

Services of 2 professional photographic tour leaders, photographic tuition and workshops (suitable for any levels or ability). Internal travel and transfers. Minimum 4-star accommodation with private bathrooms on twin share / double basis.  All meals are included (breakfast, lunch, dinner).

Not included in Australian Summer Alpine Photo Tour 2020 cost:

Travel to Crackenback, alcohol, extra drinks, room service, laundry,  gifts, souvenirs and any extras purchased. Travel insurance – a compulsory condition of booking. Camera or other optional insurances are not included.

*TOUR ITINERARY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT THE DISCRETION OF GLENN MCKIMMIN. PLEASE READ OUR T&C FOR MORE INFO.

Why choose our Landscape Photography Tours?

Imagine combining a dream holiday with your passion for photography. You will explore secret locations and gain new expertise in one of the greatest art forms ever created. With Fotoworkshops, you will be personally mentored by some of the most highly regarded professionals in the industry. A truly immersive experience that is sure to check off on the bucket list.

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Fitness Level

The Australian Wild Alpine Photography Tour requires a high level of physical fitness. There are occasional extensive walks on uneven terrain, and where possible we would like our guests to be able to walk for a few hours at a time hour if needed. Check with your tour guide before leaving and we can give you a better idea of any special fitness requirements you may need to complete the Tour.

Private Guided Tours

If groups are not for you and you would prefer to travel by yourself or with a group of friends and family then we can accommodate your needs by customizing a Photography Tour to suit your individual needs, schedule, budget and interests.

We also offer private one or two day photo tours and workshops in many of our locations. Please or email us for rates and information.

Travel Insurance

Keep in mind travel insurance is a compulsory part of booking any of our Landscape Photography Workshops

How To Book

Once you place your deposit through our secure booking platform your place will be reserved instantly. The team will then be in contact with you to provide you will all the information you will require and confirm your trip details. If you would prefer to make your booking with the team directly, please email bookings@fotoworkshops.com.au

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