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Sunset Photography Tour

Experience the Magic of Sunset in Port Douglas:
Explore, Learn, and Capture Stunning Photos of Rex Smeal Park, St Mary's By The Sea, The Sugar Wharf and The Marina!

Meet

Spend an evening with a group of likeminded people. Make new friends, create connections and share your experience. 

Explore

Embark on a cultural journey through Port Douglas' rich history as you explore fascinating historical sites and immerse yourself in the local culture.

Learn
 

Aquire essential skills such as composition, exposure and focus with plenty of personalised help to improve your photography knowledge.

Capture

Shoot the unique beauty and charm of Port Douglas through your lens, creating stunning and unforgettable photographs to treasure for a lifetime.

Tour Overview

My Sunset Photography Tour is the perfect opportunity for photographic enthusiasts, both beginners and experts, or those looking for an unusual or different activity to do in Port Douglas.

Explore and capture the breathtaking beauty of a stunning coastal town. This tour is designed to offer a unique and immersive experience that combines both photography learning and cultural exploration.

This walking tour is 3.5 hours long, covering approximately 2km of Instagrammable locations in Port Douglas.

The tour features four key locations that are known for their stunning sunset views - Rex Smeal Park, St Mary's By The Sea, The Sugar Wharf and The Marina. These locations offer a wide range of photographic opportunities, from natural landscapes to historical landmarks. I will provide historical and cultural information throughout the tour, giving you a deeper understanding and appreciation of the locations you are visiting.

But that's not all - the tour also offers guidance on how to take great photos, covering essential topics such as lighting, composition, focus, and more. I will teach you how to use your camera to its full potential, providing tips and tricks on where to stand and how to capture the perfect Port Douglas Sunset shot!

We finish the tour with a pub style dinner at one of Port Doulgas' iconic restaurants where we have the opportunity to review photos and discuss what we have learnt, seen and captured on the tour. 

This is an exceptional and unforgettable experience for anyone interested in photography and cultural exploration. With expert guidance and support, you'll be able to capture the most beautiful landscapes that Far North Queensland has to offer while learning essential photography skills and immersing yourself in the rich history and culture of Port Douglas.

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What you will learn

  • How to capture the breathtaking beauty of Port Douglas.

  • Basic settings for taking great photos including exposure, white balance and focus.

  • Composition rules and angles to shoot from to achieve unique perspectives. 

  • How to use your camera or phone to its full potential.

  • Tips and tricks for capturing the perfect sunset shot.

  • Tips and advice on camera/phone accessories to improve your photos.

  • Advanced camera techniques to capture special moments.

  • How to review your images and make small changes to improve them. 

  • Historical and cultural information about the key locations visited during the tour.

Key Locations

Visit a range of iconic locations, where each stop unveils a new chapter of beauty, culture and history. Immerse yourself in Port Douglas' captivating coastal charm.

Tour Times

Tours run every Sunday and are timed to make the most of the sunset. 

We meet outside the toilet block in Rex Smeal Park at the following times: 

Mar-Apr 4:15pm

May-Aug 4pm

Sep-Oct 4:15pm

Nov-Feb 4:30pm

The tour is approximately three and a half hours long, finishing at the Yachty. 

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