Iceland 2016

Images from Iceland 2016

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Uluru Workshop 2016

Behind the Scenes Video

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Holi Festival 2016

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Uluru Workshop 2016

Samford Museum Workshop

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Street Photography Workshop

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Leica Akademie Australia

For Photographers, by Photographers. Any camera, any level of ability.

Leica Akademie Australia continues Leica’s long tradition of high quality photographic education through both experiential events as well as seminars, all offered in cities across Australia. Headed by Principal Instructor Nick Rains, the Akademie’s goal is to increase the fun and enjoyment of photography, expand photographic knowledge and bring the total Leica experience to a new generation of photographers. Whether you are a user of another camera system, an experienced Leica photographer or you are just starting out, there is no better way to improve your photography than with the Leica Akademie. The Akademie offers a varied range of workshops and photographic trips throughout the year.



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Mark Strachan’s Portraiture Workshop last Sunday was the 4th Akademie workshop I have attended and it was an outstanding success – Mark’s method of coaching and facilitating workshops is very supportive.

Shannon H

The tour gave me the ability to try out some unbelievable Leica equipment in the field and now I’m hooked. The best recommendation I can give is that if you do the same thing next year, I will be there too!

Tom McC – Rajasthan 2015

“I’m really surprised by the amount of pics that I absolutely LOVED from today! What great fun and a whole new shooting experience!”

Leah K – Editorial Portraits Workshop, Perth

“In the past I have attended a couple of similar workshops but The Kimberley one was the best in all aspects .The instructors were very friendly, helpful and ready to give advice at any time, the accomodation and food was the first class, the agenda of shooting and lectures was very useful. I learned a lot and enjoyed the company of nice people and am looking forward for a new workshop.”

Konstantin B – Kimberley Experience

“Thank you very much for an excellent day on Saturday. I learned a great deal about digital black and white but also a good deal more from all the sidelines we found ourselves discussing. In addition it was really enjoyable; there was also a pleasant break over lunchtime. Thank you for the superb and complete notes which I downloaded today.”

Jane B – Digital B+W Workshop

“Just a short note to thank you and the rest of the team for today. Model was gorgeous and takes great photos. This would have to be one of the best courses that I have ever been on. The use of natural light was fantastic. I have a lot to learn and the collective experience in the room was immense. I’ll be back!”

Michael D – Available Light Portraits

“You clarified a lot of misconceptions about depth of field and “exposure”. I had struggled with histograms but you explained the purpose of histograms in such a way that even a novice like myself can now use histograms etc. to the best advantage. Your manner of instruction and lecture notes were spot-on, as were your pictures.”

Michael D – Photo Fundamentals




3dec10:30 am- 4:30 pmB+W Photography - Brisbane
10dec11:00 am- 7:00 pmAkademie Open Day - Sydney


28jan10:00 am- 4:00 pmVideo for Stills Photographers - Sydney
29jan10:00 am- 4:00 pmVideo for Stills Photographers - Melbourne


4feb10:00 am- 4:00 pmVideo for Stills Photographers - Perth
11feb10:00 am- 4:00 pmVideo for Stills Photographers - Brisbane
12feb11:30 am- 5:00 pmStreet Photography - Melbourne


1mar - 126:00 pmmar 12- 9:00 amHoli - India 2017
5mar7:00 pm- 11:00 pmLow Light - Sydney


15apr11:30 am- 5:00 pmStreet Photography - Sydney


1oct - 7All DayCambodia - Angkor Wat
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Iceland 2016

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Black and White Photography Workshop

Black and White Photography Workshop Black and White photography is considered by many to the the ultimate challenge for creativeRead more

Leica Akademie Australia

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Port Melbourne, VIC 3207

Tel: +61 3 9248 4444

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