Understanding Filters Workshop

"We don't see things as they are. We see them as we are." Anais Nin

A workshop designed specifically to teach you how to use photographic filters.

Learn the difference between a CPL, ND and Grad. Discover when to use them, what affects they have, and how to integrate them into your shooting. Acquire the knowledge to create daytime long exposures, and photographs that balance the exposure between the sky and foreground. Bring your own filters or use ours!

The workshop is conducted over a single day, starting at 12pm from Essendon Train Station. Transport from the station to all locations and return is provided.

We then head down towards Barwon Heads and explore locations between there and Aireys Inlet.

We break for dinner at Aireys Inlet (cost of dinner not included) and after head to Aireys Inlet beach to put the knowledge you’ve learned into practice while shooting golden hour and the sunset.

Finally, we finish off the evening by shooting some steel wool photography during the last light of blue hour.

The workshop finishes with a drop off back at Essendon Station around 11pm

Transport is return from Essendon Train Station to all locations.

Max Participants
The workshop takes a maximum of 6 people


Bookings can be made using the link on this page. Once completed and payment is made, your place is secured.

Please ensure you have read our Terms and Conditions prior to booking this workshop.

  • A DSLR or Mirrorless camera capable of being set to Manual
  • Tripod
  • Clothing suitable for inclement weather (raincoat etc …)
  • Sturdy footwear. Hiking boots or shoes should be considered for this workshop

Photographic Knowledge
This workshop is suitable for all levels of experience from beginner to advanced.

Level of Fitness
This workshop involves some walking on and off beaches.

A modest level of fitness is required for this workshop including the ability to move with your camera equipment.
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Dates for our next workshops are:

- Sat Feb 17 2018
- Sat Mar 3 2018

Understanding Filters Workshop

Understanding Filters Workshop

Learn the difference between CPLs, NDs and Graduated ND filters