John Maillard


Learn the art of creative landscape photography & experience some of the fine locations around Christchurch. From beginners to advanced enthusiasts, we invite you to explore & improve your photography technique with expert practical tuition alongside your personal guide, Christchurch based Photographer John Maillard, who has over 20 years experience as a professional photo educator. Having experience as a professional photographer and an educator means John will teach you in a way that enables you to use the camera you have, be it a point and shoot or a high end camera.

Gather at dawn in the Port hills, capture the morning light in the hills and on the banks. Learn the basics of raw processing and print your best two images on A2 paper at the Waihora Gallery.
Starts at sun rise finishes six hours later.

Ideally, you must have a camera capable of making raw files, we can help you get the best from your camera if it cant capture raw, bring a tripod. Filters and a cable or remote release if you have them.

Maximum two people $398 NZ per person including prints and light refreshments.
Workshops are all full to Feb 2015. Please ask for individual tuition opportunities.
Next workshop and walk. Please enquire.

John runs short courses in camera use for beginners who want to get the best from their cameras.
please contact John for more details about personalised learning evenings. Course start from $150.00 for two two hour classes.

“I had a one on one photography session with John last October. It was very enlightening. He taught me many tricks and different ways to use my camera as well as properly adjust my photos to get the desired look I was after. Over all it was a great experience!”

Lourdes Samaniego