With Michael Snedic and Georgina Steytler

Monday 24th to Friday 28th of March 2025


Get to know your digital camera


...in one of Australia’s most stunning natural environments! 

This workshop, presented by two of Australia's most experienced wildlife and nature photographers Michael Snedic and Georgina Steytler, is designed to teach participants skills in both bird and flora photography, including composition, lighting, exposure, aperture/shutter speed/ISO, depth of field and much more.

 All levels of experience are catered for!

Lamington National Park

...is full of photographic opportunities, including a large variety of birds and plenty of flora subjects. 

These amazing photographic locations and subjects, coupled with Michael and Georgina's extensive photographic knowledge and tuition skills, means you will have an opportunity to learn plenty of valuable photographic tips, with like-minded people. And you will do so in the most tranquil, beautiful surroundings.

Michael and Georgina
Michael and Georgina


O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat/Lamington National Park, Queensland


10am Monday 24th to 10am Friday 28th of March 2025



Price includes accommodation for four nights at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, raptor bird show entry, Qld Parks and Wildlife permits and professional photography tuition by Michael Snedic and Georgina Steytler.

Image © Michael Snedic

Contact Michael Snedic directly
on +61 408 941 965

Program includes:

  • Bird photography techniques
  • Macro photography techniques
  • Reviews and critique of participant's images and suggestions for improvements.
  • Audio-visual presentations
  • Getting to know your camera and it's hidden capabilities.
  • Advice on recommended cameras/lenses/accessories to use for specific purposes.
  • Flash photography techniques including use of diffusers, reflectors, natural light etc.
  • Group tuition as well as one-on-one tuition from Michael and Georgina
  • Best use of photographic accessories and gadgets.
  • Free time to practice what you have learned (or simply unwind and relax in the stunning surrounds of Lamington National Park)


Image © Georgina Steytler

Image © Georgina Steytler

About Michael Snedic

Michael spent five years working as a nature guide for O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, in Lamington National Park and knows the area, and its natural fauna and flora, extremely well. Michael was also mentored here in photography by renowned wildlife and nature photographer and documentary-maker, Glen Threlfo. He has been presenting photo workshops and tours at O’Reilly’s and Lamington National Park for the past 15 years. Michael's years of local experience, plus 20 years as a professional photography tutor, will guarantee you will not only be shown the best bird and flora subjects in Lamington, but you will be shown the best ways to photograph them. To find out more, go to www.michaelsnedic.com

MS bio shot

Rainforest fungi

Image © Michael Snedic

Rainforest cascades

Image © Michael Snedic

Luminous Fungi

Image © Michael Snedic

About Georgina Steytler

Georgina is an accomplished Australian wildlife photographer and has won numerous photography awards both in Australia and internationally. For the last ten years she has been working on various conservation projects as well as teaching the art and ethics of nature photography through workshops, talks and articles. In November 2021, her first book, titled For the Love of Birds, was published by Australian Geographic. Her follow up book, For the Love of Flora, was released in October 2023. She currently lives in Albany, Western Australia, with her husband and a beautiful, if a little demanding, Belgian shepherd. To find out more, go to www.georginasteytler.com.au


Georgina Steytler

Image © Georgina Steytler

Georgina Steytler

Image © Georgina Steytler


  • Four nights accommodation (own room) at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, Lamington National Park, Qld
  • Professional photography tuition by Michael Snedic and Georgina Steytler
  • Qld Parks and Wildlife permit fees
  • Raptor show entry fee


  • All Meals
  • Alcohol
  • Personal expenses

Georgina Steytler

Image © Georgina Steytler


You will be staying four nights (own room) at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat in Lamington National Park, Queensland

Bookings and Contact:

To reserve your place or just to ask more questions about this photo expedition, please contact Michael either via his CONTACT FORM or by calling +61 408 941 965.

Your position on the tour will be guaranteed immediately upon payment of non-refundable deposit of AU$800.00 (plus GST) The balance will be due up to 90 days prior to the start of the workshop. 

Regent Bowerbird

Image © Michael Snedic

Maximum 8 participants

This workshop is covered by Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service permits.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation up to 90 days before departure - deposit forfeited. Cancellation between 90 and 60 days before departure - 50% of total workshop price forfeited. Cancellation less than 60 days before departure or during tour, no refund available.

Michael teaching participants - O'Reilly's

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