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Photography Masterclass: Landscape and Natural Environment


Photography Masterclass focusing on the landscape and the natural environment

Presented by: Simon Woolf (Photography by Woolf) and Peter Eastway

Internationally awarded photographers Peter Eastway and Simon Woolf deliver a masterclass in landscape and nature photography at the Bay of Many Coves Resort.

Join Simon and Peter among the dolphins, native birds and rare flora, take a voyage to an uninhabited island sanctuary, and work on the landscapes at historic Ship Cove.




Peter Eastway – APP-L, Grand Master of Photograpy, Hon. FAIPP, FNZIPP, Hon FNZIPP, FAIPP

Peter Eastway is an Australian photographer known internationally for his landscape photography, and was Australian Professional Photographer of the year in 1996 and 1998.

He has won numerous international awards, was author of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Landscape Photography and in 2013 was the AIPP NSW Landscape Photographer of the Year.

Simon Woolf – Master of Photography
Simon Woolf gained a Fellowship of The Photographic Society of New Zealand, with the first Digital Camera submission in 2001. He has been awarded Masters qualifications both here in New Zealand and in the USA.

He was also awarded Associateship qualifications in Australia and Great Britain, and is an Honorary Member of The Australian Accredited Professional Photographers Association. Simon was awarded the prestigious James White Scholarship in 2004.

Simon, a highly passionate natural environment photographer, has led highly successful photography retreats at the Bay of Many Coves for the last 8 years.



Friday 31 August 2018

1pm        Meet in Picton
1.30pm  Depart Picton on Cougar Line Cruises
3.15pm  Arrive at Bay of Many Coves Resort
3.45pm  Wildlife Photography: getting the 'money shot'
4.45pm  Landscape Photography: getting the 'money shot'
6pm        Briefing for Saturday
6.30pm  Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
7.15pm   A la Carte dinner in the Foredeck Restaurant
9.45pm  Night shoot


Saturday 1 September 2018

6.30am  Breakfast
7.30am  Cruise to the outer Marlborough Sounds including a visit to Ship Cove, Motuara Island etc with E-Ko Tours
1.30pm  Enjoy picnic lunch at Ship Cove - the historic landing place of Captain James Cook
2pm        Ship Cove photography session
4.30pm  Post-production: demonstration
5.30pm  Post-production: your turn
6.30pm  Cocktails
7.15pm   Degustation dinner in the Foredeck Restaurant


Sunday 2 September 2018

7am        Dawn shoot
8.30am  Breakfast in the Kumutage
9.30am  Walk to waterfall for photo shoot
1pm         Lunch in Kumutage, final post-production
2pm        Summary session and prize-giving
3.15pm   Board the Cougar Line back to Picton
4pm        Arrive Picton

* Please note: this programme is subject to change, and should the weather be inclement there will be wet weather options that will enthuse and educate.




Book now
for Photography Masterclass: Landscape and Natural Environment

31 August - 2 September 2018


  • 1 bed - single occupancy - $1,700 per person
  • 1 bed - double occupancy - $1,095 per person
  • 2 bed - single occupancy - $1,295 per person
  • 2 bed - double occupancy - $910 per person

Please contact us with any questions.