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The Master Class by Denis Smith & Mark Zed

Itinerary 11th- 13th October 3 Day 2 Night guided photographic experience Master Class with Denis Smith & Mark Zed

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The Master Class by Denis Smith & Mark Zed

Total Seats: 16


11th- 13th October
A 3 day 2 night guided photographic experience, departing from Adelaide to travel through Port Pirie and the iconic southern Flinders Ranges
Inclusion – 2 nights dorm style accommodation, transportation and guidance and inspiration from leading photographic experts Denis Smith and Mark Zed. – Dinner and breakfasts included (lunches not included)

Tickets Prices are below: 

Early bird selling dates from 15th May – 30 June 2019
Early Bird Rates from Port Pirie bus /self drive AU$390
Early Bird Rates from Adelaide bus /self drive AU$490
Standard selling dates from 01 July onwards (if tickets available)
Port Pirie bus /self drive AU$440
Adelaide bus /self drive AU$540
Itinerary 11th October
Depart Adelaide 9am
12pm 12:45pm Pt Pirie – Lunch and pick up
1:30pm – 3:15  Mambray Creek  – short hike
4pm -6pm Sugar Gum lookout, Wirrabara
6:40 -7:40pm dinner – Melrose
Check in to the Melrose Camp Ground Bunk House & Cabins
8pm-10pm Light Painting/night photography
Itinerary 12th October
6am-8am (optional) Mt Remarkable dawn shoot
8am- 9am  Breakfast
9am-10am image review, post production tips and tricks
10am-12pm – Davies Gully return hike Mt Remarkable
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch, Melrose
1:30-2:30pm Inspiration, composition, techniques talk
3:30-7:45pm Alligator Gorge hike & Light Painting (subject to approval)
8:30pm-9:30pm Dinner and camp fire
Itinerary 13th October
6am-8am (optional) Mt Remarkable dawn shoot
8am- 9am  Breakfast
9am-9:30am  pack up & depart Melrose
10am-12:30pm – King Tree and Wirrabara Forest
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch, Wirrabara Bakery
2:30pm – 3pm Afternoon tea Pt Pirie
6pm – Return – Adelaide




About Denis Smith

Denis Smith bought his first camera in 2009, and during the same year a huge life change saw him leave his home town of Auckland to make a new start in Adelaide, South Australia. The move away from Auckland and a high flying corporate life allowed Denis the time and space to deal with the depression, alcohol abuse and lifestyle that almost killed him. Photography quickly became the creative outlet that allowed him to replenish both mind and soul.
Denis is now known as one of the worlds most prolific light painters, and continues to inspire photographers of all ages and experience to explore and push the boundaries of their own creativity. Through his light painting workshops, Denis mentors beginner to advanced photographers and leads them into the night to create ethereal and mind blowing images.
Denis believes photography should be inclusive and that we live in an incredible age where everyone, young and old, can create stunning images that spark joy and enthusiasm deep within.
With an uncompromised openness about his own mental health issues, Denis brings art, nature and people together whilst influencing mental health acceptance and equanimity.

About Mark Zed

Growing up in Southern Flinders Ranges, Mark Zed has formed a strong affinity with the distinct beauty of the region. This is reflected through much of his landscape photography, and has shaped his unique approach to composition, colour palette and content. His emotional connection with the land has inspired him to share his passion for the area with others .
Mark Zed is a multi award winning  photographer, most recently being named the 2019 SA AIPP Commercial Photographer of the Year and 2019 SA AIPP Professional Photographer of the Year, and has been exhibited in 2018 at the National Museum of World Cultures in The Netherlands. 
Mark believes photographic skills should be shared, and that it’s through the experience of teaching others that you learn the most.  
As a lecturer in studio and portrait photography at The Centre For Creative Photography, Mark has developed the skills to communicate concepts, skills and understanding of photographic processes to photographers of all levels, and looks forward to seeing a spark of inspiration ignite into a breath taking image.