Tours, Tuition and Retreats in Tasmania for amateur photographers…

Imagine the photos you could take!

Shutterbug Walkabouts Wildlife Photography ExperienceIf you love to explore the great outdoors and photograph nature’s beauty then a Shutterbug Walkabouts photography experience in Tasmania is perfect for you. 

We create, organise and lead tailored photography tours, private tuition, weekend photography retreats and outdoor photography workshops in Tasmania, Australia.

Discover, experience and photograph

Explore Tasmania’s national parks, nature reserves, World Heritage Wilderness Areas, its heritage and historic sites and more. We’ll take you sightseeing, wildlife spotting and birdwatching and share a narrative about Tasmania along the way. We also impart our photography knowledge and offer guidance to capture unique images not just snapshots. Alternatively, our private photography tuition experiences are a great way start to a self-drive Tasmanian holiday, or as a personalised photography workshop for more comprehensive instruction.

Shutterbug Walkabouts Private Photography Tuition Hobart TasmaniaOur aim is for you to become a better photographer

Whether you’re new to photography with no prior knowledge or experience, or have some experience but would like to hone your skills and techniques, our aim is for you to become a better photographer. Whatever level you aspire to achieve, we have a range of ready-to-book experiences that you can choose from. But if you’re looking for something a little different, we’ll customise an experience for you.

Your photographic interests are important to us

Our flexible and attentive approach means that you are assured of an authentic experience and the best possible service. Most importantly, your photographic interests always take precedence over our own.

Tasmania is where we live, work and play! For this reason, we have local knowledge and contacts to research and plan everything for you – making it easier for you.

So get in touch with us today…
We’re here to help you select an experience to complement your next photography holiday in Tasmania

Every detail is thought of and it is very customer-centred. A truly unforgettable experience and very highly recommended for anyone visiting Tasmania

Rachel R, AUS

It was an excellent, well-organised day, and the photos I have prove that the day was well worth it.

Daryl B, NZ

Your passion for photography, professionalism and willingness to impart what you have learned through your own 'life experiences' is evident; and the calm, relaxed manner in which you conduct yourselves is appreciated.

Annette C, AUS

Had a great time with Roy on my day out with him. He's an extremely patient teacher and has much to share.

Steven Y, Singapore

Coreena couldn't have been more welcoming, informative and professional in arranging my photo days - what a great experience!

Junko Y, USA

I recommend Shutterbug Walkabouts to anyone, whether you want to improve your photography skills or just to ensure that you take home great images of your holiday in Tasmania

Julie H, AUS

Private Experiences

Choose a date that suits you
when and where to go, what to do and for how long

The experience you want
and with whom you wish to share it

Spend more time where it interests you most
to focus on your photography interests

Travel solo or with your partner, family or friends

Experience Tasmania with a photographer guide - visit iconic and off-the-beaten track attractions around Tasmania

Day and Multi-day Tours

Take a journey through Tasmania’s diverse and ancient landscapes on a private photo-oriented tour with Coreena.
It’s a chance to spend more time with your camera as you explore the iconic as well as the less-touristy attractions, national parks and historic sites, as you learn about all things Tasmanian along the way. You’ll also have many an opportunity to observe the wildlife and birds too.

Private Photography Tuition with Shutterbug Walkabouts - individual one-on-one or with a friend

Photography Tuition

Private photography tuition is a flexible and convenient way to learn photography.
Maximise your learning experience and l
earn-by-doing in a relaxed and focused way with award-winning nature and landscape photographer Roy Vieth.
Choose from introductory camera driving lessons to comprehensive outdoor tuition experiences – half or full day options available.

Shutterbug Walkabouts Weekend Retreats

Private Photography Retreats

A bespoke private weekend photography retreat is tailored especially for you and is a truly immersive Tasmanian photography experience.
Bring your camera and personal gear and we’ll do the rest. It’s an experience that also offers the opportunity to view the night sky or Aurora Australis (conditions permitting) and an astrophotography photo shoot too.

Small Group

Dates scheduled throughout the year

Nature and wildlife photography workshops, photo shoots and weekends

Small group of six to eight participants
with two guides/instructors.

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Photographing the Tasmanian Waratah with Shutterbug Walkabouts

Tasmanian Waratah

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2018 professional photography awards

Another photography award for Roy

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Silver with Distinction at the 2018 Australian Professional Photography Awards   An award for your photographic work is a proud moment indeed. And listening to the judges comments is very beneficial…