• Photographing the world for 33 years
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Namibia Air-Safari 2018

  August 29 – September 8, 2018. A ten night, five star fly-in Safari around Namibia with Master of Photography Nick Rains.  Nick will guide your photography practice in the field and then be on hand in the lodges for workshop sessions and editing advice. The safari takes in the iconic sights of Namibia including […]

Aerial Australia

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Photo Basics – Apertures

The aperture is a crucial component of photographic lenses. It’s an adjustable iris mechanism that can be a narrow hole or as wide as the inside of the lens allows. Why is it important? Well, if shutter speeds determine the length of time light shines on a camera’s sensor then the aperture controls the intensity […]

About Nick

Nick Rains is a professional photographer specialising in travel and documentary work. His work has been featured in publications such as Australian Geographic, Outback Magazine, Australian Photography and more. He is a Master Photographer of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography, the Leica Akademie Principal Instructor and helps committed enthusiasts take the photographs they have been dreaming of in far-flung locations around the world.

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What our workshop guests are saying…

“This was the best photography workshop I have ever been to…by miles.”

Peter Bourne


“I was really blown away by the course. I was gobbed-smacked within the first hour of the workshop by Nick’s in-depth knowledge. “

Toby Nichols


“What can I say……thank you…..thank you for sharing your passion…thank you for sharing your knowledge…..and thank you for inspiring me to be a better photographer…”

Darren Devenish


“I think if you’d tried to tell me I’d come away having learned so much – and so much practical stuff that I could use right away – then I probably wouldn’t have believed you.”

Stuart Westmore

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