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Photo Tours and workshops with Australian Photographer Adam Monk

Why print your photos?

November 25th, 2022
Digital Photo Printing and Colour management workshop

The print was always the natural end product in the old film days, but now everything is digital so can’t we just look at our images on the monitor?

Of course you can, and that’s a great way to enjoy your photography. But a beautifully made print of a well crafted image is something special all by itself. It’s many steps beyond the image on the monitor, but it can be even more than that, it can also fast track your photography skills.

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Bhutan 2023 is… almost full

October 17th, 2022

After nearly 3 years of (covid imposed) no photo tours to Bhutan I am headed back there in 2023, for my 11th trip.

Taktsang Monastery view with Prayer flags across the valley

I completed the details on the website a few days back and sent a short notification email to 8 people who had expressed a specific interest in Bhutan for 2023. As of today there are 4 places taken already, which leaves just 2 left…

I will be sending out a general newsletter later this week, and with only 2 places remaining I don’t imagine they will last long. If you think you might be interested in my Bhutan photo tour for 2023 you can read all the details HERE>> If you have any questions regarding this tour please send me an email to tours@adammonk.com

Karijini Photo Tour transport

September 20th, 2022
Kalamina Gorge reflections, early morning, Karijini National Park. Adam Monk Photo tour of Karijini

Following on from my previous 2 posts on why I don’t shoot on my Karijini photo tour

Only 4 participants and a Landcruiser

I only take 4 participants on my Karijini photo tour, it’s a very small group by any tour standard, and the perfect number to fit into just one Landcruiser with camera gear. The Landcruiser is a lot more comfortable on the terrible roads within and around Karijini than the smaller Toyota Prados or Pajeros that you can normally hire locally. The Landcruiser is much roomier, especially the leg room, and the better suspension makes for a smoother ride on gravel roads with corrugations and the odd pothole…

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The other reason I don’t shoot on my Karijini photo Tour

September 18th, 2022
Kermits Pool in Hancock Gorge, Karijini National Park.

Following on from my previous post on why I don’t shoot on my karijini Photo tours Part 1

Why don’t I shoot on my Karijini Photo tour? (Part 2)

The other reason I don’t shoot while on my Karijini Photo Tour is about limited room at locations. Many of the locations in Karijini are narrow and shooting spots are few, so just 4 participants is the ideal number, especially without me hogging the best spot (not that I would do that anyway). If I don’t even carry camera gear the temptation to shoot is completely removed and I get my photography fix vicariously by ensuring all of my group get their best shots.

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Karijini Photo Tour 2023 Ready to go

September 12th, 2022

My Karijini Photo Tour for April 2023 is out and ready to book, actually its already half full. Since this tour is for an exclusive group of just 4 participants it means there are only 2 spots left.

Dales Gorge cascades sunset, Karijini National Park. Adam Monk Photo tour of Karijini

You can see all the details for the 2023 tour HERE>> and if you have any questions feel free to email me at tours@adammonk.com or give me a call on +61 415 854 179.

Where was this image shot?

The Image above is Dales cascades, one of the locations we shoot on tour. This image was shot on my pre tour reccie (before a private tour) 2 years ago, with the Phase One IQ3-100 digital back on the Cambo WRC400.

COVID19 Update 2022

May 3rd, 2022
Japan Photo Tour

Returning to Covid Normal

COVID is still around, but it does look like it’s reaching a state of “normality” where we are finally accepting that we must find a way to live with it… Which in Australia has definitely NOT been the policy so far.  So far we have been more “keep it out at all costs”,   Which means we have missed out on all the gruelling measures and the death toll that most of the world has been enduring.  

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Maiko and Geiko of Kyoto

September 9th, 2019
Japan Photo Tour - Geiko and Maiko of Kyoto

Japan – More than Autumn Colours

One of my favourite cultural events on our Autumn tours to Japan is our photo shoot with some of the Maiko and Geiko of Kyoto. Known to most westerners as Geisha. This is not a word they ever use in Kyoto. In Kyoto they are Geiko – literally “Woman of Art”, and Maiko, the apprentice Geiko – Literally “Girl of Dance”.

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