Compose, Frame and Capture

Discover the secrets to crafting stunning jetty photos against the breathtaking backdrop of Lake Tarawera’s sunset hues! 🌄 Join us for an immersive workshop where you’ll learn the art of composition, framing, lighting, and capturing the magic of this serene setting.


Solo or with a Friend

We only teach small groups or one-on-one in order to ensure your individual learning needs are met through personalised attention.


Support Material

We provide notes, access to the materials taught in class, and are happy to assist you with advice and feedback on an ongoing basis.


2-Day Commitment

Learn everything you need to know on day of theory and one day of practice!


Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of Lake Tarawera and its enchanting jetties. Receive personalized guidance as we delve into the nuances of jetty photography. Learn the secrets of perfect composition, lighting, and receive valuable editing tips. From beginner-friendly techniques to advanced tricks, unlock your full photography potential. Ready to elevate your jetty photography game? 🚀✨ Join us for a memorable workshop filled with creativity, camaraderie, and stunning visuals! 📷

All levels welcome
300 NZD
Lake Tarawera
5 Hours (2 Theory class and 3 practical class)
Saturday 20th of April on site class

Frequently Asked Questions

Would you like to know more about what you’ll learn? Are you curious about how the class is planned?
Worried about what to bring? See our frequently asked questions below!

How To
  • Use Bulb Mode
  • Use Filters
  • Calculate Stops and Time
  • Camera Panning
  • Ghosting & Abstract Effects
  • Autofocus
  • Manual Focus
  • Low Light Conditions
Planning Ahead
  • Locations
  • Tides
  • Equipment
  • Tuesday 16th April Online Theory Class 6:30pm - 7:30 pm
    Saturday 20th of April Practical Class 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Practical Module

    • Camera
    • Charged Batteries
    • Extra Batteries
    • Empty Memory Card
    • Tripod
    • ND & Graduated Filters (if you have them, otherwise we can lend them to you)
    • Head Torch (with red filter)
    • Remote Shutter Release
    • Warm Clothes

    The Wanderer Photographer



    Coni is a Tauranga-based professional photographer who loves nature, hiking, and travelling. Her combined passions took her across Asia to pursue creative photography projects that were subsequently exhibited in New Zealand.

    An experienced instructor with a teaching background and a bachelor’s degree in primary education, Coni founded The Wanderer Photographer to share her years of experience in photography with those keen to learn.