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THE RESIDENCY SERIES AUSTRALIA
COLOURS OF LAKE EYRE AERIAL PHOTO TOUR APRIL
Join award winning photographer Dani Watson to explore the wondrous aerial abstract colours and textures of the Lake Eyre – Kati Thanda from the air, in what locals have described, a once in a lifetime experience.
Lake Eyre comes to life as the flood waters breathe new life into the scorched, red earth that bears the scares of drought.
Most of the time, Kati Thanda-Lake – Lake Eyre is a glistening salt pan in the South Australian outback. An expanse of white as far as the eye can see. But when enough water flows through the web of rivers that feed it, the phenomenon that is Lake Eyre becomes a colour palette of abstract patterns and textures, and is an extraordinary sight and one everyone needs to experience.
A detailed day by day itinerary is listed below, however a few of the highlights of this tour will be exploring Lake Eyre North and South via air to capture the unique textures and colour Lake Eyre has to offer.
We will also be a lot of time in the classroom working on image selection, processing and many other elements that will assist you with your photography. This is a full inclusive luxury tour, the accommodation is brilliant, the food will be great and the photographic opportunities will be spectacular.
- Tour 1: 28 May – 1 June 2023
- Tour 2: 1 June – 5 June 2023
William Creek, SA, Australia
$12,495.00 per person
Join Dani Watson for the
ultimate Aerial Lake Eyre experience
including 12 hours flying time.
Unique Colours and Textures
- A Mirrorless or DSLR Camera with lens/lenses
- Spare batteries, there will be a long days with plenty of shooting.
- A sturdy tripod.
- Remote shutter release.
- Filters if you have them (Polarizer/Graduated/Neutral Density).
- Good walking shoes.
- A laptop computer.
- Wet weather gear & a compact umbrella(rain will not hold us back).
- Your creative brains.
- The average temp at Lake Eyre in May is top 17 degrees celsius with a low of 10 degrees celsius
- Comfortable warm clothing including a jacket
- Layering your clothing is best. Temperature can quickly change.
- Beanie and gloves for the plane.
- Good supportive boots.
- Abstract Aerials
- Unique Landscapes
- Changing Colours
- Hidden Gems
Breakfast, lunch & dinner will be provided each day.
Meeting time & place
Olympic Dam, South Australia
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Arrive into Olympic Dam (SA), where you’ll be met and fly by private charter on Wrights air to William Creek Hotel in the South Australian Outback.
Checking into your accomodation, you will have time unwind after your flights, we will learn about the history of Lake Eyre and familiarise ourselves with William Creek.
After freshning up, you join your hosts, and fellow travellers for dinner at the classic outback pub meal in William Creek.
We will start the day today with a Sunrise flight over Lake Eyre North. There are few more iconic or remarkable landscapes than flying over Neales Delta, the Warburton Channel where the flood water enter the lake from Queensland. We will potentially fly to Birdsville (if flowing), flying over channel country. We will land in Birdsville and have lunch. 4 hours flight time
In the afternoon you will then board your flight back to William Creek capturing texture and patterns in incredible late afternoon light. 2 hours flight time.
We will start the day today with a Sunrise flight over Lake Eyre South. Make sure to bring extra batteries and memory cards, you will be in awe of the incrdible abstract textures and patterns. 3 Hours flights time. We will return for breakfast and then head to the classroom to download images and start processing photographs. Dani will assist with some lessons and techniques in various editing software for you.
This morning, you will again have your cameras ready as you embark an incredibly special adventure to the painted hills within the world famous Anna Creek Station. Here you will fly over the Painted Hills, capturing it by air, before landing and exploring the unique landscape from the ground. Flight time 3 hours.
You will have an early check out and we will depart William Creek for the flight back to Olympic Dam and then onward home.
- Services of min.1 professional photographic tour leader,
- Accommodation at the William Creek Hotel.
- All meals are included (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
- Transport, Internal travel and transfers.
- Photographic tuition and workshops (suitable for any levels or ability).
- An A2 framed print (white/raw) of your favourite image from the tour, printed and framed by Created For Life.
- Travel to Melbourne
- Travel insurance – a compulsory condition of booking. Camera or other optional insurances are not included.
- All items of a personal nature
- Alcohol, extra drinks, room service, laundry, gifts, souvenirs and any extras purchased.
- Camera Equipment and items of personal needs
*TOUR ITINERARY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT THE DISCRETION OF FOTOWORKSHOPS. PLEASE READ OUR T&C FOR MORE INFO.
Imagine combining a dream holiday with your passion for photography. You will explore secret locations and gain new expertise in one of the greatest art forms ever created. With Fotoworkshops, you will be personally mentored by some of the most highly regarded professionals in the industry. A truly immersive experience that is sure to check off on the bucket list. Our itineraries and experience in handpicked locations will ensure you never miss an opportunity, you can capture everything from breath-taking waterfalls, wild bears, quiet and serene sandy beaches, snow-capped mountains, volcanoes, diverse and wonderful local people, streetscapes and ancient cultures – the list is endless.
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All of our Photo Tours require a moderate level of fitness. There are no major walks but where possible we would like our guests to be able to walk for about an hour if needed. Check with your tour guide before leaving and we can give you a better idea of any special fitness requirements you may need to complete the Tour.
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