When: Friday 28 – Sunday 30 July 2017 Where: Beverley Who: Glynn Lavender and Seng Mah, with two models, lots of lighting options and some of the most amazing, rugged rural settings you’ll shoot in How much: $799 (includes models, tuition and a group dinner on Saturday night). Accommodation and other meals at your own cost. How many: Maximum of 12 photographers.
This weekend of photography is Epic with a capital “E”!
Join Seng Mah and Glynn Lavender for a memorable weekend of amazing photo opportunities and learning all about lighting in a range of environments. Our backdrop will be the beautiful Avondale Farm, Quaraiding Rock, Yenyenning Lakes and more, and you’ll be shooting outdoors in paddocks and bush, as well as indoors in stables, shearing sheds and old homesteads.
Two models will be joining us to give us to give us plenty of shooting opportunities and we’ll also be shooting landscapes: sunrises, sunsets and, weather permitting, the Milky Way.
We call it a Shootarama, because we’ll be pausing only to sleep and have meals; other than that, it’s going to be shoot after shoot after shoot. It’s the perfect opportunity for you to capture great photos for your portfolio and to develop or fine tune your photography and lighting skills across a whole range of different situations — from people photography, environmental portraits, epic storytelling portraits and landscapes.
Glynn and Seng will be at hand to instruct and inspire as we show you how to make the most of the environment and how to light for creative, dramatic and sensational effect.
Friday 28 July
6.00pm: Join Glynn and Seng for dinner at the Hotel Beverley (optional) or meet us at 7.30pm at the Hotel Beverley for introductions and an overview of the weekend.
8.30pm: We make our way to our shooting location for some astrophotography (weather permitting).
Saturday 29 July
9.30am: With models in tow, we head to Avondale Farm, a National Heritage farm that’s jam packed with unique shooting locations – from stables to shearing sheds to old homesteads, paddocks and more.
12.30pm: We return to Beverley for lunch and for a bit of relaxation.
1.30pm: We return to Avondale Farm and continue shooting until late in the afternoon.
5.00pm: We photograph the sunset landscape at Avondale Farm.
6.30pm: Our group dinner (included in the weekend workshop cost) at Hotel Beverley.
Sunday 30 July
6.00am: We make our way to Yenyenning Lakes to photograph the sunrise over the waters of the lake.
9.30am: With models in tow, we head to Kokerbin Rock near Quaraiding to photograph our models in situ. Kokerbin Rock is one of the largest masses of rocks in the region, with interesting gullies, enclaves and niches within it, including a miniature version of a “Wave Rock”.
12.30pm: We return to Beverley for lunch.
1.30pm: We head out with our models to a rural location for some outdoor photo shoot, where you’ll be able to practice all you have learned about location lighting this weekend.
3.00pm: We wrap up this epic weekend and say goodbye.
STAYING IN BEVERLEY
Beverley is a picturesque town in the WA wheatbelt, about 90 minutes from Perth. There are a number of accommodation options in Beverley that you can book for the weekend: