DSLR UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Presented by Gary Bell - Award winning underwater photographer with 40 years of experience behind the camera.
THE PRESENTER : Gary Bell is one of Australia’s most accomplished professional underwater photographers with International acclaim. His images have featured in major magazines and books around the world, limited edition coins, postage stamps, newspapers, advertisements, signage and many other publications. Gary’s latest coffee table book, The Great Barrier Reef - A World Heritage National Park, contains more than 250 vibrant portraits of the Great Barrier Reef.
Gary has worked on assignment for National Geographic magazine and Television Division, Australia's CSIRO Division of Fisheries, Australian Geographic magazine, Travelling in Australia magazine and other nature related journals. He is the founder and Manager of OceanwideImages.com - a leading Stock Photo Agency specializing in natural history photography; and has judged several photography competitions.
WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR : Anyone having a love for nature and the underwater world with a passion for photography, be it amateur or professional DSLR camera user, or point and shoot camera user.
THE WORKSHOP : In conjunction with Jetty Dive, situated in Coffs Harbour, Gary Bell will be hosting a 2 day digital DSLR underwater photography workshop and sharing his knowledge and experiences in photography to bring your underwater photography skills to a whole new level.
WHEN : On the weekend of July 24-26, commencing in the dive shop lecture room early Friday evening, July 4, with a classroom theory session through PowerPoint presentation. Saturday morning will kick off at 7.30am, meeting at the dive shop for 2 practical field boat dives within the Solitary Islands Marine Sanctuary, famous for abundant marine life and friendly fish. This is where the participants get to practice their new underwater photography skills. A second classroom theory session will take place on the Saturday afternoon that will include a photo viewing session to discuss the results from the morning dives.
Sunday will be a repeat of Saturday - 2 practical field boat dives in the Solitary Islands Marine Sanctuary, followed by a classroom theory and photo viewing session in the afternoon.
MAKE A BOOKING: Anyone interested in taking part in this once in a lifetime opportunity, need to contact Jetty Dive on (02) 6651 1611 and pay a $100 deposit to secure a booking.The number of participants for this Workshop is strictly limited, so lock in your booking now.
WHAT DO I BRING: Participants are required to bring their own photography equipment to the Workshop as this is not supplied. Own diving equipment except tanks and weight belts (tanks and weight belts are supplied). Diving equipment can be hired from Jetty Dive if required. A note pad and pen.
TOTAL COST for the Workshop: $495 only– includes all lectures and boat dives (tanks and weight belts included).
Accommodation in Coffs Harbour to suit any budget can be arranged should this be required.
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