Tahitian Ocean Photography Adventure
to Jun 29

Tahitian Ocean Photography Adventure

Experience Overview

Looking for ocean photography experience like no other? We invite you to join acclaimed ocean photographer and waterman Russell Ord along with lorded surf photographer Domenic Mosqueria for a week-long immersive water experience in his backyard of Teahupo’o, Tahiti.  

Whether you are a budding photographer or a seasoned professional this 6-day ocean photographic experience will move you out of your personal and creative comfort zone whilst having the adventure of a lifetime.

Tahiti is one of the most visually stunning places on the planet. You will spend the week being mentored in both group-based and private tuition with daily water and lifestyle sessions along with instruction in basic watermanship. You will explore all that this aquatic paradise offers with access to a private speedboat guided by local surfing royalty and expert Matahi Drollet for the week.

Russell and Domenic will be on hand to review your images and provide post-production guidance so you improve daily.  Discussions will also cover client services, working with athletes, marketing, theoretical knowledge of running your own business, equipment, workflow and image critique sessions.

Your home for the week will be Vanira Lodge Bungalows that blend into their natural surrounds, set amidst the mountains overlooking Teahupo’o and the Pacific Ocean.  

When: 22-29 June 2019

Location: Tahiti, Teahupo’o, French Polynesia. 

Teahupoʻo (Te-a-hu-po-o, popular pronunciation is CHO-PO) is a village on the south-east coast of the island of Tahiti, French Polynesia southern Pacific ocean. It is also home to one of the “World’s Heaviest Waves”.

More information and detailed itinerary upon request - damian@vagabondphotographic.com

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Private Tuition, Ocean & Lifestyle Photography
to Sep 24

Private Tuition, Ocean & Lifestyle Photography

Product Details

Course Outline
The day (or Skype session) will be tailored to suit your ability. It is all about you being able to spend time with Russell one on one and fire away all your questions catering too what you want to learn. This is a full day tuition. ( Times to be determined based on weather conditions)

Topics that can be covered -

  • Ocean/ Surf/ Lifestyle Photography

  • Understanding Your Equipment

  • Digital photography

  • Understanding your surroundings and environment

  • Practical skills

  • Safety

  • Marketing

  • Image critique sessions

  • Working with athletes and talent

  • Post-production and editing

  • Receive professional guidance & support making improvements in your photography work.

Choose from the availability below, let us know the date (day) you wish to book. (including Skype sessions).

Available Dates/Location

  • Margaret River - 10th-28th August 2019

Equipment requirements:

  • Wetsuit or Swimwear

  • Fins

  • Towel

  • Laptop with Lightroom editing software (However not compulsory)

  • Vagabond Photographic will provide Camera, lens & housing. (You can, of course, bring your own camera gear & housing if you prefer.)


  • Lunch

  • Camera Gear & Housing.


  • Transport to the meeting point

  • Breakfast

Recommended For:
Whether you have a photographic business or looking to start out, from beginner to semi-professional.


$1350 - Full Day as above in the Margaret River Region

$175hr - Skype Sessions tailored to your requirements.


Russell Ord - create@russellordphoto.com


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