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4WD Day Photo Safari

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| We Pick Up From Your Accodation, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 27 672 2733
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Such a great day!

This is the second opportunity I have had to learn from Jackie and Mike and I recommend them so... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
jacquimartin477
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Melbourne, Australia
Iconic images in the Nevis

A full 8 hour photo safari into the Nevis was an amazing escape into Nevis, the landscape has... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
sandya1504
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Photographers of all abilities can join award winning photographers Mike Langford and Jackie Ranken on a 4WD photo safari in the Queenstown area's most scenic locations. From the lush Paradise Valley (a film maker's favourite) to the rugged Nevis Valley, you'll go to the best locations at the best time of day and get expert tuition to help you capture incredible images whilst there. "We specialize in teaching, we don't just take you to places".
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| We Pick Up From Your Accodation, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is the second opportunity I have had to learn from Jackie and Mike and I recommend them so highly. This week, Jackie's patience with me as I bumbled my way through buttons, lenses and tripods was so valued, and by the end of the...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

A full 8 hour photo safari into the Nevis was an amazing escape into Nevis, the landscape has enough to keep the keenest photographer happy. Jackie not only took us to some hidden gems that only local knowledge could find, but the expert and gentle...More

1  Thank sandya1504
Jackie R, Manager at 4WD Day Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review. I really appreciate it.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

While the scenery and photo opportunities alone would make this trip worthwhile, the added bonus was the great photography tuition from Mike, a highly experienced professional photographer and judge. I have been on several photographic tours and workshops, and this ranks with the best.More

2  Thank rrfaris
Jackie R, Owner at 4WD Day Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your feedback, Mike has over 30 years of photography experience as a professional photographer. His many years of work with Australian National Geographic and his international books on Japan, Korea and China really set him up. These days he loves sharing his...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Mike, a very skilled driver and excellent company, drove us on the narrow road within Skippers Canyon. Beautiful, barely-traveled vistas were everywhere. It was a spectacular day. I didn't ask Mike for any photography advice, and he didn't give any. It would have helpful if...More

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Jackie R, Owner at 4WD Day Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Yes Skippers Canyon is a spectacular place for photography. But our Photo Safari experiences specialize in teaching, that is why we are a little more expensive. Mike and myself are very proud of the fact that novice, as well as experienced photographers go away with...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017

Not only is Mike was an extremely kind, generous and down to earth individual, he has and enormous amount of photographic experience and knowledge. He is a fantastic teacher and makes learning the basics very easy and enjoyable. I loved learning from him!. The scenery...More

2  Thank Olivia K
Jackie R, Owner at 4WD Day Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hi Olivia, Thank you so much for the great review. Mike is wonderful. I would be delighted to take you out into our wonderful landscape to teach you 'my way of seeing' and what I know about photography. A huge amount of people have cameras...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Skippers Canyon it’s called the backcountry of Queenstown and it certainly is. This adventure to this totally unique landscape with scattered historic remains of the old gold mining era keeps you on the edge of your seat all day! Skippers Canyon is one of New...More

1  Thank Garry M
Jackie R, Manager at 4WD Day Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2016

Hi Garry, It was great meeting you both. Skippers Canyon is certainly a unique place to photograph. The challenge is to make photographs that truly remind you of how you felt about being there. I believe that you did that but I also believe that...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016

I did his Routeburn tour and it was lovely. But be aware, this is less of a tour and more of a photography workshop. Mike is a former National Geographic's photographer and also a certified Canon instructor. His focus is really on technique and not...More

1  Thank Renae P
Jackie R, Owner at 4WD Day Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2016

Thankyou Renae for writing this wonderful review. Mike is such a wonderful photographer and instructor I am lucky to be married to him. He would have told you that we also run 3-5 day landscape workshops based from Queenstown so, whenever we are out with...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Nevis valley has many exciting photographic opportunities. Thank you Mike Langford for your expert guiding and tuition - Would thoroughly recommend this tripMore

1  Thank robynhay2016
Jackie R, Owner at 4WD Day Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2016

Hi Robyn, Thank you for the positive review. I know that Mike gives 100% when he is teaching and he really cares about people. Next time you are in Queenstown I would love to take you into the Nevis again to share with you, my...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016

what a fabulous half day with Mike as he took us deep into the Rees Valley, navigating narly terrain that our hire car would have had no chance to go. Both Jackie and Mike are extremely informative, fun and great at teaching you how to...More

1  Thank MountainBikingHolida
Reviewed 28 June 2016

WOW just WOW ! From the minute we met Mike we knew we were onto something special. Being part of this photography workshop is one of the best things my daughter and I have ever done. The breathtaking scenery of Paradise, Glenorchy and the mysterious...More

2  Thank katiehardyman
Jackie R, Owner at 4WD Day Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2016

Hi Katie, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about Mike. I know that he is a 'fantastic' photography instructor. He is always so positive and helpful. Next time you are in Queenstown I would love to meet you to share my passion for photography. All...More

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