August 16, 2012

Join Darren Jew & Les Walkling on Orpheus Island Workshop

Award-winning underwater photographer Darren Jew joins artist, educator and photography master Les Walkling for the second time at this year’s year residential photography workshop on Orpheus Island September 30 – October 5. 
Les Walkling (below) has been running the Orpheus Island Residential Workshop for eight years. Last year Darren Jew joined him for the first time to run the underwater photography component – Orpheus Island is situated within the Great Barrier Reef marine park and provides an ideal location for underwater photography enthusiasts and professionals. 

This intensive Workshop is run over five days and held at the Orpheus Island Research Station where accommodation is limited to 40 guests.

“Each day commences with lectures, demonstrations and presentations, followed by hands on work after lunch and into the evening. Aspects of fine art printing, advanced editing, camera craft, raw processing, pictorial design, colour management, marketing and business planning are highlights of the workshop. Each year Les is supported by five very experienced tutors to ensure that the knowledge participants acquire is immediately translated into real-world imaging skills and new ways of seeing. The workshop also offers underwater photographers of all levels the opportunity to develop their skills in an unmatched creative environment. Certified divers* enjoy two days of quality diving led by Darren Jew and Divemaster Michael Cranfield, with additional boat trips to the outer Great Barrier reef, visiting Bramble, Trunk and Rib reefs, and other dive sites”.

* Minimum dive qualification requirement is Open Water Diver Certification. Tanks and weights are included in the package. Other personal dive equipment to be provided by the participants.

To book for the workshop please visit Orpheus Island Residential Workshop