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​Our signature 2 day retreat ignites your visual senses and stills your mind. Experience a unique photography retreat at Karinya, our exquisitely landscaped, 25 acre tropical gardens with a fully equipped art studio, darkroom and luxury accommodation, located in the stunning Byron Hinterland, just 15 minutes from Byron Bay. The retreat is designed to allow you to fully immerse yourself in nature and the creative process, guide you to develop a practice of mindful presence and deepen your connection to the beauty of the natural world around you. Over 2 full days and 2 nights you will uncover creative potential in every mindful moment as well as inspiring your creative photography practice to the next level. You will feel more connected to yourself and your world through your photography. This is an experience full of artful experimentation, conversations with nature and food for the creative soul.

 

For all levels of photography skill. All you need is a digital camera and an open heart and mind.  

$1499 + GST includes tuition, two nights 

accommodation & meals  

ART & SOUL

PHOTOGRAPHY

MINDFULNESS RETREAT 2 DAY WORKSHOP

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So much more than just your basic photography course, this 2 day workshop ignites your passion for making visual images in an exquisitely landscaped 25 acre tropical studio retreat and luxury accommodation located in the beautiful Byron Hinterland, just 15 minutes from Byron Bay. The workshop introduces you to the early beginnings of photography to exploring contemporary photography today through a series of lectures and discussions, as well as developing your ability to master the basics of digital photography to allow you more freedom and control top create the images you really want! Over 2 full days and nights, we will explore how to get more out of your camera, composition, lighting, and basic post production work to fine tune your images. We will finish with getting those images off your hard drive and turning them into a unique keepsake, with an introduction to creating beautiful photo books. 

$1299 + GST 

includes tuition, two nights 

accommodation & meals  

THE ART OF

PHOTOGRAPHY: EXPLORING PHOTOGRAPHY AND USING THE DIGITAL CAMERA 2 DAY WORKSHOP

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Now for something completely different! This introductory workshop explores the origins of photography through an informative and practical introduction to early 19th century historic photographic print out processes. Set in an exquisitely landscaped 25 acre tropical studio retreat and luxury accommodation located in the Byron Hinterland, just 15 minutes from Byron Bay, this experience is unique and hands on. You will learn about the history of some of these beautiful early processes and then create your own hand crafted, one of a kind photographic artworks. All materials are provided, just bring your imagination and be ready to experience the creative freedom of the hand crafted image.

$1699 + GST 

includes tuition, two nights 

accommodation & meals  

THE HANDCRAFTED

IMAGE: AN INTRODUCTION TO HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES 2 DAY WORKSHOP

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