Photography Weekends with Michael Scott Lees

Photography Weekends with Michael Scott Lees

Come and experience all the Snowy Mountains has to offer through the eye of your camera lens.

We are offering Landscape Photography Weekends with acclaimed local landscape photographer Michael Scott Lees. Michael will host the weekends showing you how to utilise your camera to take the best shot. Living locally Michael knows all the best locations for taking that amazing photo and will teach you about light, the right time of day for shooting along with other hints and tips throughout the weekend. You will spend time both here on the Resort and in the surrounding region taking photos of the spectacular snow gums, mountain landscapes, rugged countryside along with beautiful rivers, lakes and streams.

Landscape Photography Weekend



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SPRING COURSE - 14th - 17th October 2016 - Special 3 night Photography Weekend  


The all inclusive Landscape Photography Weekend package includes:

2 nights accommodation

  • Hot buffet breakfast each morning of your stay

  • All photography tuition from Michael Scott Lees

  • Lunch on Saturday

  • Workshop sessions including meal breaks

  • Welcome drink on arrival

  • Friday & Saturday night dinner

    Late Checkout of 3pm

Click here to view full details of the special all inclusive weekend package

      • Photography Weekend Highlights:

        Snow gum photography at Kosciuszko National Park

        Night photography at Lake Crackenback

        Main range photography at Charlotte Pass

        Morning light photography with horseman

        Awakening your creative view point

Michael Scott Lees Biography

Michael has been shooting professionally for over 32 years from geographical to industrial, from architecture to advertising, but his real passion is landscape/wild places photography. Michael established his gallery in Jindabyne for 14 years and is renowned as the premier high country photographer in Australia. Countless adventures into the Kosciuszko National Park has given Michael intricate knowledge of the areas stunning locations. Michael uses no filters to capture his amazing photographs and believes that the art of great landscape photography is in nature, light and the ability of the artist to render that reality for the viewer. It is this dedication and craftsmanship that sets Michael apart from others in his field.

"I feel that Australia and the world, still enjoys unspoilt, remote and spectacular places and my photographs depict the beauty of these places. The images reflect the extreme seasons, weather conditions, the hardships brought about by fire, flood and drought plus capturing the essence of the pioneering spirit and struggle of life on the land. I really hope that my imagery will inspire others to preserve and protect these great environments for future generations to discover." Michael Scott Lees


Who should join these weekends?

This weekend is tailored to anyone who wants to learn more about the features of their DSLR camera and the techniques to shoot landscape photography.

Skill level

You would already have a good basic understanding of photography skills and understand the basic functions of your camera. 

What you will need to bring?

  • Your DSLR camera
  • Camera accessories including a tripod
  • Fully charged battery including a spare if you have one
  • Memory card
  • Hiking shoes (to avert twisted ankles)
  • Suitable clothing for wet and dry weather conditions

Group Size

There will be no more than 10 people attend the weekend so that everyone receives personal attention. 

Fitness Level / Difficulty

Moderate level of fitness as there will be some walking involved.

View some of Michael's spectacular imagery below:




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