Closeburn - N.W. Brisbane outskirts, near Samford

(as featured on Channel Seven's ‘Great South East’)


Saturday 14th of March 2020


 12 noon - 2.30pm 

Barn Owls | Wildlife Photography Workshops

Contact Michael Snedic directly
on +61 408 941 965


Wildlife Session

Meet at 12 noon sharp at the front gates of the property in Marshall Lane, Closeburn, approximately 6kms from Samford (North-west Brisbane). Once you pull into Marshall Lane, the gates are right in front of you, where you will be shown where to park.

12 noon – Overview on best techniques for photographing mammals, birds, reptiles and frogs

12:15pm – Wildlife photography in a natural, bushland setting.

1:30pm – Short break and review of camera settings and photographic techniques

1.45pm – More wildlife photography with different species

2.30pm – Finish

Boyd's Rainforest Dragon | Wildlife Photography Courses

This workshop is designed to give you, the photographer, the opportunity to photograph variety of of birds, mammals, frogs and reptiles at close range. Some of the species are virtually impossible to photograph in the wild, so this is a chance you will not want to miss! All species are set-up in a totally natural environment, so that your images don’t have man-made structures showing.

Michael will also give professional photographic tuition throughout the workshop. He will teach you how to take the best possible photos as well as getting the most out of your camera.

Squirrel Glider | Wildlife Photography Workshops

Some of the new wildlife species on offer:

(depending on availability)

  • Emerald Spotted Tree Frog
  • Golden tailed Gecko,
  • Stone (Zig Zag) Gecko
  • Land Mullet
  • Granite Belt Cunningham’s Skink
  • West Aus. Gold Fields Shingleback
  • Central netted Dragon
  • Woma Python
  • Brown Tree Snake (Night Tiger)
  • Lace Monitor
  • Perentie (goanna)
  • Pygmy Freshwater Crocodile
  • Boobook Owl
  • Channel billed Cuckoo
  • Ringtail Possum
  • Long nosed Potoroo
  • Northern Brush tailed Bettong (highly endangered)

Goanna | Wildlife Photography Workshops


$245 (plus GST)

Price includes photographic tuition from Michael, wildlife usage and a wildlife handler

Tawny Frogmouth | Wildlife Photography Courses


To book your place, please use the contact form and Michael will send you payment details.

White-lipped Green Tree Frog | Wildlife Photography Courses

Please note: This workshop is limited to 8 participants. This will ensure that you receive comprehensive personal tuition from Michael, as well as lots of wildlife photography time

Rufous Bettong | Wildlife Photography Courses

Michael's wildlife photography workshops at Closeburn have been incredibly popular over the years, with many booking out. Please book early to avoid disappointment!

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