Come and see the real Australia in the most exclusive journey you'll ever experience. An epic adventure through The Outback that traverses the southern states on the way to the Red Centre, Uluru, Kakadu, Tiwi Island and The Kimberley. Meet indigenous people of the Northern Territory and cattle farmers in the remote regions of Western Australia. We have our own private aircraft with just enough room for eight lucky photographers, tour leaders and a pilot, stunning aerial views between stops and two weeks of sunsets, wilderness and wildlife. This is easily my best photography tour ever, get in early for the 2013 departure.
2014 June 1-14
2015 June 3-16
Maximum group size is 8 people, priced at AU$16,990
Meet The Photographer
My name is Ewen Bell and I love photography, especially when I have a private plane to carry around my camera. Having spent years travelling the country by road this tour was a revelation, and rather addictive. There is no better way to see our landscapes, wildlife and outback characters. Get your camera and come fly with me :)
Recent Photos from Australia
Feedback from Past Travellers
"Ever been on a magic carpet ride? Neither have I. Although, travelling on a private plane, to remote outback locations, being first and foremost a tour catering to photographers; awe-inspiring. An opportunity of a lifetime for me, this tour was above and beyond what I could have imaged. The extra special thing (besides the red drink :) ) Ewen was happy to share his experience/knowledge on photography and always made time to answer any questions. With his help, it certainly inspired me to bigger and better things in my photography. The bad note; the trip ended! If you have a passion for photography (regardless of level) you will not be disappointed by this tour. It is an adventure not to be missed. "
- Michelle M, Australia
Outback Photography Tour, June 2010
"My husband and I had the amazing opportunity to travel on their maiden voyage in June of this year and were absolutely thrilled with the experience! There were several of us who were continually pinching ourselves throughout the two weeks to make sure that it really was more than just a dream!
I can only think of two areas of photography that would not be well suited to this trip, so if you are passionate about only architecture or sports photography, you might want to stay in the city! However, I'd definitely recommend a trip like this for anyone who wants to grow in any other field of photography, no matter what level of experience they have - from novice right through to the professional level. As an instructor and mentor, Ewen was humble and very approachable."
- Donna Z, USA
Outback Photography Tour, June 2009
Advance Your Photography
If you want to explore your creative potential, learn about the basics of photography or gain a little professional insight then these tours are a magnificent way to do it. If you're ready to learn new skills while you travel then this is the trip for you. If you want to spend quality time with like minded people and enjoy the sharing of knowledge and experiences, then we would love to have you along.
8 is Great
If you have to share a tour with dozens of other photographers, then it's just a tour instead of a photo tour. Smaller groups mean less drama, more fun and are infinitely more rewarding. My first responsibility is to ensure every person on my tour gets plenty of my time and advice, plus to ensure we don't ruin a lovely location by dragging a horde of photographers about. Small isn't just good, it's great!
Please check the brochure for additional details, but every tour includes themed sessions, one-on-one tuition, a copy of the "Photography for Travellers" book, internal ground and air travel, accommodation and many meals. International flights, spending money and cameras are not included.
|February 25 - March 12||Wild Bhutan||Fully Booked|
|April 17 - 20||Food Photography: Daylesford||2 places left|
|June 03 - 16||Australia by Air||1 spot left|
|June 25 - July 10||Scotland||Fully Booked|
|September 13 - 18||Workshop: Flinders Ranges||4 places left|
|October 12 - 15||Food Photography: King Valley|
|October 19 - November 03||Bhutan|
|November 24 - 28||Food Photography: Agrarian Kitchen|
|December 28 - January 10||Myanmar|
|February 5 - 17||Iceland Winterscapes||Fully Booked|
|February 25 - March 11||Norway Winterscapes||Fully Booked|
|June 01 - 14||Australia by Air|
|July 18 - 31||Lofoten Summer||Details Soon|
|October 16 - 30||Nepal|
Ewen Bell's other website is called "Photography for Travellers", an online guide rich in features both practical and philosophical. Field guides to wonderful locations, insights into techniques plus inspiring idea to help you think differently about the art of photography.
Photography for Travellers
Ewen's guiding principles are simple...
"Go slow. Get closer. Look for the light."
"Photography is about showing other people how to see, to share the beauty of life. It's not a job, it's a lifestyle. We only get one lifetime, one chance to add some light into the world. Photography competitions are mostly silly. Cats are excellent."