Photography Adventures in The Kimberley
When? June 10-16, 2015.
Where? Digger’s Rest Station, Kimberley, Western Australia is the centre of your adventure.
How Much? 2015 price is $2870 (incl GST) per person. This does not include your transport to Kununurra airport.
What are the inclusions? See the On the Verandah website for inclusions.
Early Bird Discount? $100 for bookings before 31/12/14.
What will I do?
Be ready for before sunrise departures to capture the sun’s rays as they splash onto the surrounding ranges or along a billabong.
We usually nd ourselves back at Digger’s Rest for lunch (most days) and downloading and tweaking the mornings captures.
After lunch, depart in time to get ready for a Kimberley sunset and then return to the station for tea and camp-re drinks.
Depending on the group’s desire a “night under canvas” at one of the water holes is available too with Bush cooking at its nest!
What locations do we go to?
With On The Verandah’s Andrew Kerkeros & Rachel Dillons’ more than 30 years of experience in the Kimberley, in the country they love and appreciate, and your photography leader there is a long list of interesting landscape and wildlife locations in the area that Digger’s rest station covers.
Each day’s locations will be worked out the day before with the decision depending on the groups preference and weather/light considerations.
A day trip is generally taken to the Historic port town of Wyndham where some amazing characters live and the spectacular 5 Rivers Lookout is a sunset must.
Only for 10-16 June – you will also be able to try your hand at Unmanned Aerial Vehicle photography using a quadcopter and Point of View camera for movies and/or timelapse.
Who’s in charge?
Your transport and logistics are by On The Vernadah’s Andrew & Rachel, with Digger’s Rest Stations’ Roderick & Alida for all your non photographic needs at the homestead.
Your Photography Adventure Leaders will be Gregory Foulds & Franz Scheurer. Both with a vast range and depth of experience in all forms of photography and lm work.
What about refunds? Travel insurance is always advised and On The Verandah’s Refund policy is on their website.
Where do I sleep?
The first six bookings get rst dibs on a bush hut (twin/double bed), after that you may be required to share with one other (same-sex) in the Digger’s Rest Station bunkhouse.
Book now @ On the Verandah or phone Gregory Foulds on +61298181684 or Franz Scheurer on +61412233201
What should I bring photographer gear wise?
Remember, Kununnarra is a long drive if you forget a battery!
- Battery chargers and leads for all your electrical driven
equipment (The station runs Solar 240V)
- Power board to re-charge multiple items.
- Back pack camera bag for day use. It gets very dusty!
- Shutter release cable for time exposures.
- Polarising lter.
- Laptop with your digital editing software.
- Additional camera lenses.
- Instructions for your camera if you have it.
- Backup camera memory cards & suitable Card reader.
- Portable hard drive capable of storing at least 500GB.
If you can’t or don’t want to carry a laptop then you can use your Photography Leader’s computer to download your day’s efforts to your portable hard drive.
Are there Alternate dates?
If these dates don’t t your schedule then you can sign on for an adventure led by the well known Western Australian photographer Bewley Bill Shaylor.
If you have a group of 6 to 9 then we can organise other dates in the Dry Season for you.
See the On The Verandah website for other dates.
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Picture Credits: All images copyright as captioned or by On The Verandah