Experience Japan during one of the most colourful season with an array of autumn hues, sensory temples and captivating scenery at every corner. This is an ideal introductory to Japan and a wonderful location to learn and master your Travel Photography skills.


12 Nov – 23 Nov 2020


AU$6,990* per person





Japan is one of the must do travel destination for photographers with an abundance of photo opportunities. Not only will you experience amazing history, culture and scenery, during autumn the gardens, temples and parks turn an amazing array of autumn colour hues. On our introductory photography workshop of Japan we will travel using location transport and visit some of the most picturesque locations during our 11 night stay in this wonderful country.


Tue 12 Nov: Arrive Tokyo
Wed 13 Nov: Tokyo
Thu 14 Nov: Tokyo
Fri 15 Nov: Tokyo to Lake Kawaguchiko
Sat 16 Nov: Lake Kawaguchiko
Sun 17 Nov: Lake Kawaguchiko to Kyoto
Mon 18 Nov: Kyoto
Tue 19 Nov: Kyoto
Wed 20 Nov: Kyoto
Thu 21 Nov: Kyoto / Nara / Kyoto
Fri 22 Nov: Kyoto to Osaka
Sat 23 Nov: Depart Osaka




3 nights Tokyo, 2 nights Lake Kawaguchiko, 5 nights in Kyoto & 1 night in Osaka. 11 nights total in 3/4 star hotel/room combination of Japanese and western style. Based on single occupancy. Deduct AU$500 for twin/double occupancy.


Return transfers from airport to hotel/hotel to airport. 7 day Japan Rail Pass, Return bus trip Tokyo/Lake Kawaguchiko/Tokyo. PASMO Card for use on local train or bus. Private transport in Fuji Five Lakes & Kyoto Station/Hotel/Station.


All entrance fees to temples, shrine and observation decks are included


Plenty of time for one-on-one and group training. From using your camera, to best settings to use, using filters & composition on location. We also offer pre and post trip assistance.


Also included is a 16 day Data SIM card (no data limit) and a special dinner and show with a Maiko (Geisha).




Flights are NOT included in price


Unless indicated in itinerary, meals are NOT included.


Unless indicated all drinks, snacks and other meals are NOT included. 


Travel Insurance is compulsory if attending one of our workshops and is not included in the price. Australian passport holders do not need a VISA to visit Japan. If you will be entering Japan on another passport we suggest you visit to check if a VISA is required.  Please Note: Your passport MUST have at least six months remaining validity beyond your departure date.


Price does NOT include, extra nights accommodation, alcoholic beverages, drinks, room service, laundry, extra meals not indicated, gratuities, phone calls, internet, camera, equipment, personal items, gifts, souvenirs and any extra purchases.

For more information visit our FAQ section

Photography Experience
This workshop is suitable for any level of photography – from novice to professional
Types of shots to expect?

A wide range of photographic opportunities are available. You can expect to capture everything from street, architecture, interiors, cityscapes, night, and landscape images. If you want to capture a diverse range of images then this is the place to be.

Camera Gear...

Any DSLR, mirrorless or camera that allows you to change and control aperture, shutter, ISO, and focus. A tripod is essential, especially for night/low light shots. Filters are also handy. We suggest a Circular Polarizer (CPL), ND & ND Grad filters if you have them. If you’re not sure what you need, just send us a message. Extra batteries, memory cards, battery/computer chargers, laptop for editing sessions (if applicable). We recommend you back- up your images while travelling so bring a passport external hard drive or laptop. A full list of recommended gear will be sent to you on receipt of deposit.

What is the * about?

This relates to some of our fine print and refers to the following;

  • Price may increase if minimum attendees is not met.
  • Pricing, inclusions and itinerary schedule are indicative only and are subject to change or withdrawn without notice and should be reconfirmed at time of booking.
  • Travel Insurance is compulsory for all participants.
  • All prices are in Australian dollars unless indicated otherwise.
  • For further details and terms & conditions contact us.
  • Cancellation Fees apply. Refer to our cancellation policy in our frequently asked questions.

For a more detailed itinerary or more info contact us via the below form.

Autumn in Japan - Photography Workshop Enquiry

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