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Mike Langford and Jackie Ranken are award winning  photographers who teach amateur and professional photographers about photographing the  New Zealand landscape. 

Based in Queenstown, they run 5 hour Photo Safaris to Paradise valley, the Rees Valley, The Nevis valley and Skippers Canyon.

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Paradise Valley

5 HOURS OF PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDING + TUITION. $380.00 PER PERSON OR BOOK THE WHOLE CAR AND TAKE UP TO FOUR PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR NZ$1020.00

YOUR GUIDES ARE AWARD WINNING PHOTOGRAPHERS MIKE LANGFORD OR JACKIE RANKEN.

This four wheel drive safari offers plenty of photo opportunities in any weather. From wide open vistas to creeks and streams winding through the valley floor to ancient forests, the Paradise Valley is a photographer's dream.  Many movies locations have been found here including: Lord or the Rings, Narnia, Wolverine and Vertical Limit.

The Safari will help you learn new ways of seeing and become more aware of your 'inner artist' while experiencing unique and awe inspiring scenery.

Your tutors Mike Langford or Jackie Ranken will help you learn how to take your camera off automatic and fully utilise your camera in a creative and experimental way. The day is spent photographing in places suited to the weather conditions, allowing everyone time and circumstance to express their own vision, and at the same time receive constructive and appropriate critiques of their images. 

Jackie and Mike have Canon EOS 750D, 7DMKII, 70D, 80D cameras available for use as well as extra lenses (10-22mm wide angle, 60mm/100m macro or 70-200mm telephoto lens), tripods and filters.

 

 

Summer

24 September-3 April 1.00pm-6.00pm 

Winter

4 April - 25 September 12.00pm- 5.00pm

The Paradise Valley has many great locations that allow Mike or Jackie to teach how to get the best out of your camera. How to master those tricky lighting situations and make photographs that are expressive and powerful. 

What you'll Need

  • hat, walking shoes and clothes that suit the weather
  • water bottle
  • sun screen
  • insect repellent