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Photo Safaris Queenstown 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's most scenic locations. From the lush Paradise Valley (a film maker's favourite) to the rugged Nevis Valley...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| We Pick Up From Your Accodation, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

It was lovely to spend another couple of days with Jackie and Mike. This is my second photo safari, and I've learnt just as much as the first time, when I was a complete novice. Jackie and Mike are superlative teachers as well as being...More

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Mike came highly recommended from members of our Camera Club who have previously been on Tours. The half days safari with Mike deep into Skippers Canyon was the highlight of my 2 week trip. My photographic skills have certainly jumped to the next level and...More

Thank philscholes
Jackie R, Owner at Photo Safaris Queenstown New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi Phil, Thank you so much for the great review. Mike and I are so lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the planet and have the opportunity to share our photographic and local knowledge. We would love for you to join us...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

I have been wanting to get back into digital photography and I thought, what better place than New Zealand. Mike was incredibly easy to work with over email setting everything up for our photo safari afternoon, even letting me borrow a Cannon Rebel to try...More

Thank Jessica C
Jackie R, Owner at Photo Safaris Queenstown New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hey Jess, what a great review thank you. We would love to see you on a Queenstown Centre for Creative Photography workshop at some stage and see your photography 'go the next level once again. We should all never stop learning . xx

Reviewed 21 March 2018

We had a fabulous afternoon in Skippers Canyon with Mike. I couldn't believe how much my photos improved in such as short space of time. The pace was perfect, lots of patience and guidance from Mike and enough time to reinforce techniques as well as...More

Thank Ksknight
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure and privilege of going on the half-day photo safaris to Skippers Canyon and Rees Valley on the South Island of New Zealand in January 2018. Mike Langford was both an informative tour guide and helpful photography mentor. The scenery was some...More

Thank Alan_Coligado
Jackie R, Owner at Photo Safaris Queenstown New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you Alan for the feedback. The scenery in the South Island of New Zealand is certainly beautiful. We invite you to come see it in another season and experience it all over again with the mountains covered in snow.

Reviewed 7 February 2018

After a wonderful afternoon with Mike at Skippers Canyon, its like I have a brand new camera having been educated on how to use it properly! Being a real novice I was a little concerned that perhaps I was in over my head partaking in...More

Thank kahlua2014
Jackie R, Owner at Photo Safaris Queenstown New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Mike is an amazing educator, he knows so much about photography and he knows how to teach others so they go away enthused and ready to keep learning. Thank you for your review we hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 4 February 2018

I love exploring wilderness. Out there, my heart beats with a sense of magic and awe. Capturing that essence through a lense, has added another beautiful layer to my experience of life. Looking into the camera, you become so aware of the light and the...More

Thank Jo L
Jackie R, Owner at Photo Safaris Queenstown New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Dear Jo, Thank you for your recommendation. The day was made all the more special because of the enthusiasm that you brought with you. I would love to take you out again and take you to your next level. Cheers Jackie

Reviewed 2 February 2018

There are moments in life that take your breath away, when you experience the magic of beauty, heart and passion. My friend Jo and I spent time with Jackie travelling to Rees Valley and then exploring this country through the lens. Jackie was so thorough...More

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Jackie R, Owner at Photo Safaris Queenstown New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Dear Chandra, what a beautiful way you have with words. Thank you. I truly look forward to sharing my knowledge and passion for photography with you next time that you are in New Zealand. It will be great for you to meet Mike too. Or...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Good afternoon trip with Mike taking me out to all the spots on the Glenorchy road. a lot of good local and overseas knowledge as well.

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Jackie R, Owner at Photo Safaris Queenstown New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you Michael. We hope to see you again the next time you are in New Zealand.

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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Jackie R, Owner at Photo Safaris Queenstown New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Hi Jacqui, sorry it has taken me a while to respond to your lovely review. Mike and I have had some great travel photography experiences in late last year. Although New Zealand is my favourite landscape photography destination we do love taking photographers with us...More

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