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Photography Course Videos!


Previously $480, my popular 1-day photography course is now FREE and going viral online as 10 easy-to-understand episodes. With plenty of examples to guide you through from basic setup and composition to aperture, shutter speed, exposure, ISO, lighting, lenses, histograms, white balance and more, these online photography course videos are the fastest way to get off Auto mode and unlock your creative potential!

We suggest you buy a copy of the course booklet and summary clip-cards. Price includes delivery, please select correct location. FYI $32 AUD is about $22 USD 😊
The booklet is now also available online as an iBook through Apple Books!

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PART 1: Intro & Background


A little about me, how I got here & what you're in for...

PART 2: Basic Photography


Setting your camera up, ready to start shooting...

PART 3: Composition


10 Great tips for framing up much better photos!

PART 4: Exposure


Exposure +/- compensation, metering, histograms...

PART 5: Aperture & Depth of Field


What it is, the easy way to understand and control it...

PART 6: Shutter Speed & Movement


Freezing action, panning, waterfalls, drive modes, stars...

PART 7: ISO


What it is, how & when to use it, ISO noise etc...

PART 8: Lighting


Types, Directions, Flash, White Balance, Filters etc...

PART 9: Lenses


Focal length, Stabilizing, Speed, MF & more...

PART 10: Practical Photography


Storage, getting into the industry, post-production etc...

photography course booklet handbook as ibook

iBook Photography Handbook


The ultimate, easy-to-understand, practical guide to taking better photos filled with examples and extra tips! Designed to accompany the photography course video series, this invaluable iBook covers everything from composition and exposure through to aperture, shutter speed, ISO, lighting, lenses and more.

Clip-cards now as camare card app for iOS

iOS & Android App Camera Cards


Our popular Clip-Cards are now available on the App Store & Google Play! Handy photography cheat-cards summarising the key points of Composition, Exposure, Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, Lighting and Troubleshooting to lift your photos to the next level. This app is the instant, digital version of our popular physical camera-strap 'clip-cards’ treasured by photographers around the world.

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Course Handbook & Clip-Cards


Grab a copy of the course handbook - your all-in-one, compact, comprehensive, 32-page, colour guide to taking better photos! Combine with our durable, plastic, neck-strap summary cards for a convenient reminder of the most important points! Price includes delivery, please select correct location. FYI $32 AUD is about $22 USD 😊
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Our Customers

what is a photography tour

What is a Photo Tour?


Loved by non-photographers too, we seek out the world's most extraordinary wildlife, landscape and cultural experiences then tour small groups there in comfort, providing unique access away from the crowds with exclusive charter of ships, aircraft, vehicles and remote lodges for not only the most incredible, unhurried photography opportunities on Earth, but also an unforgettable holiday. I love to travel, but I hate being stuck with loads of other people (especially when we've got nothing in common), being taken to the regular, over-crowded tourist attractions or wasting time in an amazing country just relaxing by some pool. I want to get the most out of my holidays - I want to see as many different animals as I can, I want to travel through different landscapes and be shown hidden gems off the beaten path, I want to experience the culture, taste the food, meet new friends with similar interests, enjoy some luxury and importantly, I want to have the time to take some beautiful and unique photos of it all. This is what we strive for with our photography tours and workshops.

It's not enough for me to spot a distant lion, tick it off and move on - I wan't to have the option to try and get closer, on the correct side for best lighting and even wait for him to lift his head and stare directly down the barrel of my camera lens for a great photo - or to move on when I'm done - I want flexibility. I want the inside tips for the best photo location to be ready when the sun rises over the horizon and spills across the bay onto those boulders - and if I can't quite get my photo to work, it'd be awesome to have a friendly pro-photographer right there to offer advice (not one who'll stand in front of me to get the best shot themselves!). If there's a seal colony out on an island nearby, then I'd want to charter a boat tour out there just with my friends onboard so we can spend as much or as little time as we want to get the photos without being crowded on a regular sight-seeing tour. If the seal colony was a bit of a tourist attraction on a local beach then I'd want to wait for the crowds to leave, and go down onto the beach after hours - just us as a small group, and a private ranger guide to photograph them at our leisure in beautiful evening lighting.

You don't even need to be a photographer to love this style of holiday - who wouldn't like a bit of luxury and a bit of extra patience from their tour leaders, or to be given the opportunity to fly over lakes covered in pink flamingos in Africa in a doors-off plane or over a beautiful coastline in a doors-off helicopter for some epic views? Stay on a private island, learn some new skills with your photography, make some new friends and have an unforgettable, unique holiday - all at the same time! Sound good? Well, there's a reason more than half of our guests come back again, and again on our photo tours!
Photo Tour Destinations

Photo Tour Destinations


Each year we run photography tours from as far down as Antarctica and South Georgia, up through various parts of Africa, South America and Australia to as high as Alaska and even Iceland and Greenland in the Arctic - and we're adding new photo tours all the time. Take a look at our 'Photography Tour' page to see our list of tour destinations!

Who is Chris Bray?


Chris grew up sailing around the world then leading world-first expeditions across the arctic before becoming an award-winning Australian Geographic photographer, Lowepro ambassador and Canon’s Australian ambassador for five years. Chris’s work has appeared in National Geographic and Discovery Channel along with Australian Geographic, TIME Magazine etc. He’s also an accomplished writer, with feature articles published around the world and even a successful book 'The 1000 Hour Day' (now an award-winning documentary 'The Crossing'), sits on the advisory committee for The Australian Geographic Society and is founder and CEO of Conservation United, crowd-funding the world’s critical conservation projects. Chris is also an International Fellow of 'The Explorers Club' and has been chairman of their Australia and New Zealand chapter.

Chris and his wife Jess are also keen high-latitude sailors, recently becoming the first people to sail a junk-rig boat through the Northwest Passage over the arctic, on their little 29-foot wooden sailboat 'Teleport'. Australian Geographic Society's 'Young Adventurer of the Year' in 2004 for a Tasmanian wilderness hike, Chris has also been awarded their 'Spirit of Adventure' medal in 2009.

Chris still leads many of our tours and his passion for wildlife, photography and wild places continues to drive our growth.

Read more about our whole Chris Bray Photography team on our 'About' page.