May 20th - 24th 2019
This unique trek offers tuition and guidance for camera and photography enthusiasts who want to discuss composition, camera settings and modes, and learn how to making the most of the beautiful natural light of the landscape, and much more. Our photographer will answer any photography questions you may have from beginners through to intermediates and advanced and help you capture your camel trekking experience.
This trek offers all the perks of a regular camel trek, from the campfire cooking, swag experience, and daily camel rides through the breath-taking desert landscape.
Camel Treks Australia is very fortunate to work with numerous photographers who are experienced in desert landscapes, and particularly with the unique aspects of South Australia. This year, we are joined by Jessica Clark, a photographer with whom we have worked in the past on trek and independent projects.
Jessica is an award-winning photo-journalist whose images we have featured on the covers of magazines, billboards, our website, and email signatures. Notably, she was awarded the Young Artist Award for South Australia's Living Arts Festival (SALA) in 2015 for this photograph, and more recently, was flown to Parliament house to receive the award for Excellency in Journalism for the Migration Council of Australia's 2017 Settlement Awards for a journalistic piece she worked on for SBS Australia.
In her own words: I like to spend my time out exploring on road trips. Already, I've travelled to the far north of the State on a mission solely to find some Sturt's desert pea in the wild (I was successful!), I have traversed the Ooodnadatta Track beautiful landscapes to see and photograph, have watched the sun set over the Painted Desert, I have slept under the stars, and I have seen the sun rise over salt bush and dry dusty towns. I've explored many of the national parks our state has to offer, and have gone on road trip adventures to discover things, places, and people like this, this, this, and this. The South Australian Outback is a place that I am very passionate about and I couldn't be more thrilled share a camel trekking journey with guests who are passionate about photography.
"I am really looking forward to our trip together, not only so I can make some beautiful photographs, but to teach you how you can do this too. All skill levels will be catered to. Have no bloody idea how to even turn your camera on? I can help! Maybe you'd like to learn how to better use your camera in manual mode? I can help with that too. Or perhaps you'd like to get fancy with long exposures and shooting in low light situations (like dawn and dusk)? Let's do it all!"