Welcome to Mornington Peninsula landscape photography workshop

Would you like to take control of your camera and take it off the Auto setting?

Do you know the difference between aperture,shutter speed, and ISO and how they affect your photographs?

Do you want to reignite your passion for landscape photography?

Do you want a fun filled evening and produce stunning imagery?

We have set up the Mornington Peninsula landscape photography workshop to share our knowledge about the art of landscape photography with you! The aim of all the workshop is for you to have fun and create wonderful imagery while learning how to craft better photographs.

Workshop numbers are limited to three people, ensuring that you get plenty of one-on-one time with us. It means that you will get the full benefit of our knowledge


Connection with the landscape

We have a deep affinity with the Mornington Peninsula and its landscapes, having lived in and photographed this beautiful region for the past 30 years

We have seen it grow and change over that time, the Mornington Peninsula offers a wide range of spectacular vistas. There is the ever-changing, moody beauty of our coastline, the rolling rural landscapes, jetties and piers of Port Philip Bay and Western Port, vineyards, pine forests, and native bush reserves.

For us landscape photography is an exploration of our personal connection with the landscape. It’s never about making pretty pictures, but responding to a moment or feeling: it could be the light or something about a scene triggering a childhood memory.

Also, the landscape evokes feelings of impermanence, or, if you like, perennial change. Out photographing nature gives us a sense of life’s bigger picture. Photographing landscapes can leave you feeling very grounded and connected to your surroundings.

By giving you the technical and compositional knowledge, you too will be able to take control of your camera to create the types of images that resonate deeply with you.

Topics of conversation will include

  • How to set up your camera
  • Camera modes
  • Raw v JPG shooting
  • Composition techniques
  • Depth of field
  • Lighting
  • ISO ratings and how it impacts on your images
  • The relationship between aperture and shutter speed
  • Lenses and their characteristics

How does it work?

Mornington Peninsula landscape photography workshops are two hours duration

We set aside a weekend and check the weather forecast on the Wednesday before and pick the best evening and location to run the workshop

Three people join us to photograph a spectacular location and learn the technical and compositional skills required to create beautiful landscape photographs.

What do you get?

  • First and foremost, you get stunning images.
  • A fun-filled workshop with memories and images that will last a lifetime.
  • Knowledge: a greater technical understanding of what goes into making great landscape photographs.
  • A PDF with course notes emailed to you a week prior to the workshop.
  • A packaged USB  with course notes given to you on the evening of  workshop.

Weather Guarantee

If the weather is so bad over the weekend that we cannot run the workshop you can either

  • Reschedule to another workshop
  • Receive a full refund

Your Investment

  • Your exclusive personalised 2 hour Mornington Peninsula landscape photography workshop is great value at $400

  • Places for scheduled workshops always sell out quickly so BOOK NOW securely and safely using paypal

Julia Cull
Yesterday I was working under the following conditions- less than ideal camera (understatement), struggle with batteries, forgotten camera shoe that attaches to my tripod, rain and inexperience +++. And yet I took 88 shots, only one of which was out of focus. Of the 88, there are 18 that I short listed as not too bad for a novice and ones I actually liked. I understood what a camera can do and how the light creates different moods in the picture. I really appreciated your advice and the opportunity to go out with a few people as I probably wouldn't have been as motivated on my own.

Julia Cull
Melanie Pittock
My Niece & I had a 2 hour photography workshop with Daryl Gordon last week. Having the right camera and equipment but really, not knowing how to use and get the best results, always showed in my pictures. Daryl's passion for photography has shown me a new experience, for my camera and the outdoors. Here are just a few photos that I've taken with my new found passion. The beach shots were taken at the Light House at Cape Schank. Pittock's Paddock was the setting for the sun set shots. Not fantastic, but I'm well on my way to perfecting the perfect picture.
Thank you Daryl Gordon the workshop was fantastic. If stars were to be given. You'd be getting a 5 from me. Thanks again

Melanie Pittock
Sally Watson

Daryl's guided landscape photography workshop is the perfect gift idea for those who are interested in understanding their cameras better. Daryl is patient and no question is too silly. He really knows the peninsula and its beauty. With the landscape and Daryl's knowledge you will thoroughly enjoy  experimenting and getting your camera out of auto mode and into artistic mode. Thank you Daryl Gordon for a fabulous experience.

Sally Watson
Melinda Ryan

The Daryl Gordon Photography Master Class was an awesome experience that I'd recommend to anyone interested in photography.

Before the class I hadn't used my SLR for 2 years! In the class I become more familiar with my camera functions, and options beyond 'auto' mode.

The class ignited a new passion in me for landscape photography - and the Mornington Peninsula is a spectacular landscape to capture.

Daryl was awesome! Patient, supportive and a brilliant teacher. If you're looking to take your photography to a new level - Book yourself into this class!

Melinda Ryan