Autumn Masterclass Workshop - Wanaka

From NZD NZ$3,800.00
  • Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Wanaka, 9192
  • Product code: 4-WA

Our Autumn Masterclass Workshop is set for the month of April when the Autumn colours are at their best. With expert landscape photographers Richard Young and Glen Howey as your tutors and utilising comfortable 4WD vehicles we will take you into some of the most interesting autumnal locations in Central Otago. 

On this workshop you will learn to capture the drama that Autumn often lends to the landscape and perfect the techniques used to shoot the stunning colours of this time of year. Alongside this you will earn to shoot autumn abstracts and panoramic landscapes. 

Capture to Print Masterclass Workshop: Our Autumn Masterclass offers a mixture of both tuition and post-processing sessions to help you create some stunning photographs on trips into some remote areas in Central Otago. The workshop concludes with printing two of your best images as 16x22" fine art prints.


  • Autumn landscape photography

  • Autumn abstract photography

  • Panoramic landscape photography


  • Otago autumn colours

  • Backcountry 4WD trips

  • 3 Nights at the Edgewater Hotel



After early morning pickups from Queenstown, we head over the spectacular Crown Range to Wanaka and assemble in our comfortable conference room in the Edgewater Hotel, we will run through the start of our masterclass programme covering advanced techniques and creative vision to capture the autumn landscapes over the following days. We end the day by exploring some of the autumn landscapes around Wanaka and having a sunset shoot over the lake.


A pre-dawn start sees us heading out in 4WD to the Nevis Valley for sunrise. We will then spend the rest of the morning exploring the Nevis and capturing the best of the colours in this remote valley. This afternoon we will explore some of the stunning autumn scenes around Alexandra before heading back to Wanaka for sunset.

Day 3
This mornings sunrise will be at the famous Wanaka tree, capturing its autumn colours against the backdrop of snowy mountains. After sunrise, we will spend the morning in the hotel conference room to offer some group critique of the photographs from the last days and in-depth post-production to bring out the best autumn colours in your photographs. This afternoon we will head out in 4WD’s to a remote location high above Lake Wanaka on a private station, we will stay here for sunset capturing the last light across the tussock covered landscape and panoramic views of the lake.

Day 4
Today will start with an early morning sunrise shoot, hopefully capturing some beautiful mist that forms within river valleys in Autumn. After sunrise, we will help you finish processing your best two images from the workshop and produce a finished 16x22" fine art prints of these to take home. This afternoon we will return to Queenstown, stopping en route to capture a few last autumn colours shots, before connecting with late afternoon flights.