Guided Photography Tours

Combine your next holiday with the creative adventure of a lifetime, on our guided photography tours, handcrafted by award-winning photographer Destin Sparks. Whether you are an absolute beginner, budding enthusiast, or seasoned professional, you’ll find something on each tour to test your limits and take your breath away, in a once in a lifetime creative learning experience.

Upcoming Photo Tour

Something Blue - Weekly Photographic Challenge (no physical location)

Saturday 4th April 2015

One image per Challenge per person please.

Most blue things we notice straight away that they are indeed just that, blue. But what about photography techniques that result in a predominately blue image? How? Scroll down for some tips and helpful hints...

I am really looking forward to seeing all your images, you're such a creative bunch!

So get cracking, (or is that clicking?) and show the world just how special your little piece of it is!

Please award a '*' for yo ...

Tangalooma Wrecks, Moreton Island

Saturday 11th April 2015

Where better than the picturesque island of Moreton.. 

Come and snorkel by day and photograph the wreck at sunset, followed by some starry skies. Make a weekend of it and glamp amongst some of Queensland's best beaches!

You will need:

Purchase ferry travel and if necessary a 4x4 vehicle permit.

Tripod, Camera, battery.. usual stuff really. 


Creative Reflections - Weekly Photographic Challenge (no physical location)

Saturday 11th April 2015

One submission per person

Please award a '*' for your favourite image (except the host's image). The winner (image with the most '*') will be awarded the banner image for this challenge. Good luck!

The subject in your reflection can be whatever you like.

No mirrors. Remember, this is a Challenge!

Bonus points for getting both subject and their reflection in the one image.

Helpful tips and hints; 1. Turn your camera's auto focus off and focus your lens manual ...

Minimalism - Weekly Photographic Challenge (no physical location)

Saturday 18th April 2015

One submission per person.

Please award a '*' for your favourite image (except the host's image). The winner (image with the most '*') will be awarded the banner image for this Challenge. Good luck!

Minimalism in photography is when your subject takes up a small percentage of the whole composition of your image. This is a way of expressing isolation, solitude, or loneliness. When done correctly, it can be very powerful and emotive.

The subject in your minimalistic imag ...

New Zealand!!! (Flights, Accomm, Meals*, Tours Included!)

Friday 5th June 2015

Where: New Zealand | When: June 6th -10th 2015 | How Much: $1,980

*To confirm your place, please see 'The Important Bits' below*

                *******RSVP's open 7pm Friday 15th Aug*******

What's all the fuss about?

Here it is folks, the best Meetup announcement you'll see this year. Pack your camera, some Champagne and bring a jacket or 3 and join me on a trip to the land of the long white cloud over the June 2015 long weekend. (Take onl ...

Photo Exhibition and Fundraiser for Omo Child

Friday 24th July 2015

I'm thrilled to share with you some exciting news regarding one our members, Sharon Wellings.

Sharon has been announced as Winner, 2014 Portrait Photographer of the Year for her series of images "Into the Omo Valley". A HUGE congratulations to Sharon. It's a well deserved recognition of your amazing talent as a photographer (as well as being one of the most delightful people you could ever meet).

Awards announcement: