Kathmandu Outdoor Photography Basics with Olivia Page

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You Yangs Regional Park

Branch Rd

Little River

Melbourne, VIC 3211


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If you’re a keen photographer wanting to learn how to snap your outdoor adventures – this is the experience for you! This event will take place over one day near Melbourne in a small group around the You Yangs Regional Park.

You Yangs Regional Park is famous for its wildlife, rock-climbing and mountain biking trails. The aim of the day will be to learn tips and tricks from from Australian Photojournalist and adventurer Olivia Page, who has travelled the world as an Adventure Photographer. She will take you on a trail to introduce you to outdoor photography: gear, pre and post prep, editing, packing for trips, how to capture certain images and hear her personal stories from around the world!

The first 5 people to sign up will receive a free pair of any Oboz shoes from the Kathmandu range, https://www.kathmandu.com.au/footwear/brand/oboz-footwear.html

  • Subject to availability. shoes to be collected at the event.


Olivia's photography and words can be found in adventure magazines, geographical publications and journals in Australia and internationally. She also has over 200 hours of helicopter aerial photography experience - shooting in remote, regional and metropolitan areas. https://www.oliviapage.com.au/mountainsaregods


Anyone with a reasonable level of fitness, not required to have hiking experience. Photography experience can be beginner level but must have basic knowledge of manual photography. Participants must provide their own manual mode camera, lenses (anything 24-70mm works) and tripod.

Topics covered:



Key Elements of setting up an adventure shot - subject matter, people and bright clothing, timing, respecting your subject/situation

Wilderness - how to shoot off track but look after wilderness

Gear and how to look after it in wet/humid conditions




Particpants must provide their own camera, transport, food.


Meet at 8.30am near the You Yangs depending on number/weather

Introduction to outdoor photography such as gear prep & guiding through the outdoor

Covering specific trail as selected by Liv to learn & practice the basics of outdoor photography such as composition, lighting, gear

Stop for brief lunch at 12.30pm (BYO) & a chance to ask Liv and the guides questions

Continue practising outdoor photography with Liv’s guidance and tips

Return at 2.30pm to the car park

Reccomended packing list

• Sturdy, comfortable closed footwear

• Comfortable, loose-fitting pants and shirt (preferably made of wool or quick drying, synthetic material)

• Warm mid-layer (preferably made of wool or quick drying, synthetic material)

• Cold weather jacket

• Waterproof shell jacket

• Waterproof shell pants (optional but recommended in wet weather)

• Hat

• Beanie

• Gloves

• Breakfast & lunch

• Daypack

• Sunscreen

• Sunglasses

• Insect repellent

• Camera

• Tripod

• Mobile phone

• Personal medications

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You Yangs Regional Park

Branch Rd

Little River

Melbourne, VIC 3211


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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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