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  1. Full Flight Raptors
  2. Ballarat Wildlife Park
  3. Punks in the Alley
  4. Kirk's Reservoir and Gardens
  5. Lake Burrumbeet
  6. Lunatic Asylum, Ararat
  7. Waterfalls of Ballarat District
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  9. Drones in the Paddock
  10. Ballarat Cemetery Ghost Tour
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Thursday

Photo Tour 1:  Full Flight Raptors

Full Flight Raptors Centre with Jay Collier from Canon Collective
Thursday 12th September: 10:45am - 2:00pm

Details:  Bus to Full Flight Raptors centre for unique and private 2hr session with birds of prey and Jay Collier from the Canon Collective. Images taken are strictly for non-commercial use, salons, own use and social media is ok. Disclaimer to be signed by each participant. these are special licensed working birds, used in advertising, film and bird control their exposure is closely managed.

Includes portrait session with Owls in the barn, tripod and flash are suggested. Canon Collective will have a range of Canon long lenses to use.

Price: $55.00   Limit: 15 people  Place: Return bus to Full Flight Raptors centre from the Mercure Hotel.


 
Photo Tour 2:  Ballarat Wildlife Park

Ballarat
Thursday 12th September: 10:45am - 2:00pm

Details: Group departure to Ballarat Wildlife Park. Tigers, Animals, ranging Roos, Devils and lots more to see, hands on tour with guide. Good photo opportunities for close up with the free-range animals - Tigers excepted.

Price: $35.00   Limit: 20 people  Place: Bus/Self Drive



Photo Tour 3:  Punks in the Alley

Walking Tour
Thursday 11th September: 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Details:  Bus to city location for photo shoot, continuing on with a city walk and the Biennale fringe exhibits.

 Price: $15.00   Limit: 20 people  Place: Return Bus departs from designated pick up points in Ballarat every two hours.


 
Photo Tour 4:  Kirk's Reservoir and Gardens

Photo Shoot
Thursday 12th September:  2:30pm - TBA

Details: Photo shoot in the gardens with costumed models.

Price: $25.00   Limit: 00 people  Place: Self Drive/Car pool to location


 

 

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Photo Tour 5: Lake Burrumbeet

with Andrew Thomas
Friday 13th September: 6:30am - TBA

Details: Join Andrew on the Western Shores of this beautiful location and catch those magical first rays of sunshine. Andrew will direct and guide everyone to enable each participant to catch their winning image.

Price: $25.00   Limit: 12 people  Place: Meet at Lake Burrumbeet (self drive to meeting point)


 

Photo Tour 6:  Historic Ararat J Ward Gaol and Aradale Lunatic Assylum

Lots of walking, steps and stairs
Friday 13th September: 8:30am - 5:30pm

Details: Part 1: A visit to historic Ararat J Ward, Goal for the criminally insane, which includes a light lunch. Followed by a visit the the Aradale Lunatic Assylum complex, a place that once housed 1000 patients. Very interesting photography of the buildings and wards in this discarded historic institution, no video permitted.

Price: $55.00   Limit: 24 people  Place: Excursion by return bus to and from the Mercure Hotel.



Photo Tour 7:  Waterfalls of Ballarat District

with Andrew Thomas
Friday 13th September:  9:30am - TBA

Details: Join Andrew Thomas on a rugged trek to some outstanding local Waterfalls around Ballarat. This outing is dependent on recent rainfall in the area and will be confirmed closer to the convention dates. Level of difficulty is high, sturdy walking shoes should be worn, and be prepared for some difficult terrain to travel through. Suitable only for the fit and adventurous. Carry your own tripod and camera gear.

Price: $25.00   Limit: 8 people  Place: Location to be advised, Self Drive


 
Photo Tour 8:  Kilderkin Distillery

TBA
Friday 13th September:  10:30am - 12:30pm

Details:  Kilderkin distillery tour, cellar door tastings of their fine gin with cheese platters to share and/or Red Duck Beer plus tour of the distillery with photo opportunities. Second rounds are at own cost.

Price: $50.00   Limit: 20 people  Place: Return bus to Kilderkin Distillery to and from the Mercure Hotel.


 

Photo Tour 9:  Drones in the Paddock

with Andrew Thomas
Friday 13th September:  3:30pm

Details: An inspirational outing with Andrew Thomas as he displays and demonstrates drone photography and the amazing images that can be captured with this advancing technology.

Price: $25.00   Limit: 15 people   Place: Self drive to destination.


 

Photo Tour 10:  Ballarat Cemetery Ghost Tour

Old Ballarat Cemetary
Friday 13th September:  7:00pm - 8:30pm

Details:  A very special limited edition, Friday 13th Ballarat Cemetery after dark ghost tour with Ballarat Eerie Tours group.

Price: $25.00   Limit: 20 people   Place: Departure & meeting points TBA, transport to and from the Mercure Hotel.


 

 

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