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Queenstown Center for Creative Photography Day Workshops

Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-409 0272
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Learning through practice and patience.

Have just spent an amazing day in Skippers Canyon with Mike. He was so patient as I stumble through... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Helen R
Photograph the best places with locals.

Having been to workshops with both Jackie & Mike, I cannot speak highly enough about them On a... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2016
Barbara S
Sydney, Australia
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“photo safari” (4 reviews)
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Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-409 0272
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Have just spent an amazing day in Skippers Canyon with Mike. He was so patient as I stumble through learning the different aspects of my camera. A big shoutout to Mike who handled that very narrow track and then provided us with muffins and tea...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Having been to workshops with both Jackie & Mike, I cannot speak highly enough about them On a recent trip to Queenstown I was able to enjoy a day with Jackie Ranken in the Nevis Valley, wow what an amazing experience. I learnt plenty about...More

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I have done 3 safaris with Mike and Jackie - a few hours in Paradise and leant to use my camera in manual mode, a half day in Skippers Canyon and a full day in Nevis Conservation valley. All are trips that need a 4...More

1  Thank t0ni99
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We had attended a weekend workshop in Australia with Jackie and Mike previously, so 4 of us booked into a 1 day photo safari before we arrived in Queenstown. What a treat it was to have personal tuition from Jackie, an internationally acclaimed photographer. The...More

Thank geraldinel752
Reviewed 14 March 2016

What an awesome day out with Jackie! The Nevis Valley was such a contrast to the autumn colour and snow capped mountains that we'd be seeing for the previous 12 days. My only regret was that we didn't do the Workshop in the first couple...More

Thank Chris d
Reviewed 25 June 2015

A great afternoon of learning and enjoyment photographing wild landscape beauty with long time Queenstown resident photographer Mike Langford and a couple of other keen students. Picked up at the hotel (and returned) and taken to Paradise at the head of Lake Wakatipu with stops...More

Thank kiwieric2015
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I spent the day with Mike and Jackie on their one day Ben Nevis workshop. What a totally wonderful experience. Their knowledge of photography and inspirational approach re kindled my interest in landscape photography. They take you to some stunning locations and then inspire you...More

Thank Ross101_12
Reviewed 3 April 2014

A wonderfull and informative afternoon on how to use my camera not on AUTO. Jackie was very informative and took us on a well planned safari. Their two books that I brought are very easy to follow and understand.The whole experiance was wonderful and the...More

1  Thank osha58
Reviewed 22 March 2014

I arranged a day-long photo safari ahead of my stay in Queenstown - it was to the Nevis Valley with Mike. Although it was still summer, there were waves of unusual cold fronts so that it was actually snowing in the mountains where we were....More

Thank Penelope C
Reviewed 26 February 2013

The Photo Safari day trip was an awesome experience taking my interest in Photography to the next level. Jackie was extremely accommodating to my busy travel schedule and making the most of our four hour excursion. There were two of us students meaning we had...More

Thank Rod0827
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