Cockatoo Island Workshop Gallery

Bill Green recently ran an available light photography workshop on Cockatoo Island in Sydney with…

Tasmania Trip

Tasmania 2019 In March Leica Akademie took a group of guests to Tasmania for a five day trip,…

Manfred Baumann Workshop

On February 10 2019 Leica Akademie Australia was proud to host a one-off workshop by celebrity…

Cuba Photo Tour

Nick Rains recently took a small group of keen photographers to Cuba which, as you might imagine,…

Motion Blur

Akademie Instructor Nick Rains recently created four short videos on Motion Blur - what it is and…

Greece and Wetzlar Photo Tour

Our most recent Akademie trip was to Greece (Milos, Athens and Meteora) followed by an extension…

Red Centre Tour 2018

A gallery of images from our recent Red Centre Tour presented in partnership with Accor Plus.

Bokeh – the classic Leica Look

Akademie Instructor Nick Rains recently created three short videos on Bokeh - what it is, what…

New Zealand Photo Tour 2018

New Zealand 2018 Photo Tour Gallery A full gallery from our 2018 Queenstown excursions can be seen…

Cambodia Photo Tour 2017

Cambodia - Siem Reap. The temples around Angkor Wat in Cambodia would have to be one of my…

The Leica CL – first impressions of the new family member.

Leica CL Peter Karbe, Leica's head of optical design, is quoted as saying " If Oskar Barnak would…

Photo Basics – Apertures

Wide apertures like f1.4 limit the focus to only the eyes - Banda Neira, M(240). 50mm Summilux.…

Photo Basics – Shutter Speeds

Kimberley. Leica M. 1/1000 sec at f4 At the opening of the new Leica Store in Sydney I ran a…

Iceland 2016

Some of the many images we shot on the recent Akademie trip to Iceland. All images by Principal…

Six things you might not know about photography

Shutter speeds, apertures, focal lengths, camera brands, post processing tricks - these are all…

Atmosphere

  Atmosphere in Photographs by Nick Rains

Black and White Photography Workshop

Black and White Photography Workshop Black and White photography is considered by many to the the…

Polished Lighting for Street Portraits

Out on the street there is a strong tendency to work in flat shade light, particularly when you…

Uluru Workshop – Behind the Scenes Video

A short behind the scenes video from our recent workshop in the Red Centre of Australia where…

Images from the Holi Festivals trip, March 2016

Photos and a video from our recent Akademie trip to India to see the Holi Festivals - images…

Leica SL filming at 120fps.

Shooting recently with the new Leica SL, Akademie Instructor Nick Rains was tempted to try out its…