Hastings Point Weekend 2018

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Based on the scenic northern NSW coast, this photography retreat will give you the chance to immerse yourself in landscape photography. With 2 dedicated instructors and a group of like minded photographers, this retreat will be both instructional and fun.


  • Friday 18th May 5pm: Arrival at accommodation, welcome session – including landscape photography discussion and image review.
  • Saturday 19th May: Sunrise photography on the beach, morning photowalk, afternoon image review and photo processing session, Sunset photography (lake or beach).
  • Sunday 20th May: Sunrise photography, beach walk and macro photography.

* Detailed itinerary and timings will be dependant on weather conditions, instructors will adjust to allow the best photography opportunities.


The retreat will be based at North Star Resort in Hastings Point. A wide range of accommodation options are available on their web page – http://www.northstar.com.au. Participants are to make their accommodation bookings directly with the resort.

What will you learn:

  • Composing landscapes – using leading lines, balanced images
  • Elements of great landscapes – what to include and exclude
  • Using landscape photography equipment – tripods, filters etc
  • Seeing and taking macro photos
  • Processing landscape images

Sea Monsters Foot by Tony White
1/10 Sec @ F/11, ISO 100, 100mm

What to Bring (Essential):

  • Camera (DSLR or Mirrorless) + lenses – Batteries, memory cards
  • Tripod
  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Torch
  • Sunscreen and Insect repellant

What to Bring (Recommended):

  • Filters – graduated, polarising, ND
  • Laptop

What’s included:

  • Photography and processing tuition from 2 experienced instructors
  • Morning and afternoon tea on each day
  • Meals
    • 2 x Breakfast
    • 2 x Dinner
    • 1 x Lunch

What’s not included:

  • Accommodation
  • Alcohol
  • Travel to and from Hastings Point NSW


OzLight Photo Adventures reserves the right to alter or cancel, without prior notice, any of the arrangements relating directly or indirectly to an event, for any circumstances beyond the OzLight Photo Adventures reasonable control. This includes the cancellation of an event itself.

OzLight Photo Adventures maximum liability is limited to a full refund of the workshop registration fee. OzLight Photo Adventures accepts no additional liability for travel costs, hotel costs, or any other additional costs incurred.

  • May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
    5:00 pm - 10:00 am

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