The tour was amazing, I had unforgettable experience, learning about long exposure techniques, composition, understanding the surrounding environment and weather and their impacts on taking nice shots, and more.
Jay was extremely giving of his time and you could tell that he was focused on us getting the most benefit out of the astro workshop. For a novice I have certainly walked away with the knowledge to keep exploring astro photography. I would definitely recommend Jay and his workshops – you won’t regret learning…
I had an amazing time and learnt so much. Jay was knowledgeable, helpful, empathic and a fantastic professional teacher. For any females thinking of doing astrophotography Jay will put you at ease in a safe and fun professional environment.
We enjoyed the great photography tour with you, Jay! You showed us magnificent landscapes of Central Australia and taught us many skills of how to take great pictures! You are an excellent photographer, instructor and tour guide! Thank you so much!
Spending two days on the Magical Mountains photography tour with Jay exceeded my expectations. Jay was a wonderful guide, patient, kind, funny and his extensive knowledge and passion for nature and the Blue Mountains made is such an enjoyable tour. As an amateur photographer, I have learnt a lot over the tour in shooting the…
Jay’s in-depth knowledge of the area allowed us to get to some amazing locations and photograph a variety of different waterfalls. Highly recommend!
Jay is a wonderful host, friendly and passionate about his love for the Blue Mountains, where our photowalk was located, and his love for photography.
Jay is a wonderful guide. Well organised, has vast local knowledge and is an excellent photographer. He was always mindful of our safety and welfare and willing to help make our trip a success.
Apart from learning more about photography I also know so much more about the terrain, history & magnitude of the Blue Mountains National Park.
Jay was a most knowledgeable and personable host. He made everyone in the group comfortable and was very happy to answer any questions or fix any problems a participant asked of him. Thoroughly enjoyable morning which went by too fast.
The Wonder of Waterfalls photo tour was lots of fun and very productive. Jay’s professional manner and expert knowledge made the experience a very positive one.
What a wonderful introduction to learning how to photograph star trails. From the moment I arrived at the studio I felt comfortable and welcomed, this continued throughout the entire workshop. Everything was well organised and prepared from the setup of camp to the actual star trail shooting right through to breakfast. The tutorials on how…
It was a great three days. Lots of really interesting places to shoot from and Jay had great knowledge of the area.
Great experience, Jay was very personable and happy to share his knowledge, of which he has alot on offer. Extremely impressed and highly recommended.
This was a great experience. Jay was an excellent teacher and his knowledge of the local area made every location we visited worthwhile. I learnt some valuable photographic skills and at the same time got some in-depth information about the area. Jay was a friendly and knowledgeable guide and very safety-conscious. The level of physical…
Jay’s phenomenal knowledge of the Blue Mountains meant we were able to adapt and go to the locations that would make the most of the conditions at the time. He ensured that we were safe at all times while encouraging us to move outside of our comfort zone to get to places I would never…
What an amazing experience in such a beautiful location with a great bunch of people! I learnt so much in such a short time, not only about shooting and processing star trails, but also about respecting the environment that we were so privileged to be spending time in. Jay’s knowledge and technical expertise of photography…
Jay was a great tour host and the location was as magical as described. He has great photography knowledge, but more than anything was Jay’s obvious passion for the locations and habitats. Looking forward to visiting again.
Amazing day walking around the waterfalls of Katoomba and taking photos. Jay was super friendly and helpful the whole day!! Loved it!!
All in all a great experience. Very well organized and conducted by Jay Evans. My first experience with Astrophotography. I got to learn a lot and walked away with a couple of nice shots.
It was a great experience. Jay is very knowledgeable in relations the the areas we went to and is enthusiastic on planning so that I got the best condition and scenery for shooting.
The entire three days was a fantastic experience. The service as a tour guide was excellent and photography knowledge was second to none.The flexibility to manage our needs and physical capabilities was much appreciated. The local knowledge shared was fascinating to hear.
The Astro Workshop in Quirindi really did exceed all my expectations. It was professionally well run, with fantastic scenery for both daytime and night time shoots. Both Jay and Luke were very approachable, friendly and informative and the other attendees were one of the best bunch of people Ive met on a workshop. Id certainly…
Jay is an excellent host for the photo walk. He is very organized and has outstanding knowledge of a vast number of subjects. Highly recommended!
We thoroughly enjoyed our Magical Mountains Photography Tour. Jay was so patient and informative and went to great lengths to ensure we learnt as much as possible. Jay was able to work around and with challenging weather to get the most out of the day and the spectacular locations.
We met Jay in Alice Springs in July and he took us on a journey to Glen Helen Gorge for a night to watch the stars. It was amazing to hear his passion for the area and the night skies in the NT. You need to do a one of Jay’s tours.
Jay was a wonderful host. His patience, knowledge of the landscape, local history and technical aspects of waterfall photography was so impressive. I’d do another of Jay’s courses in a heartbeat.
Jay organized and conducted a professional and well-structured nightscape workshop to photograph the Milky Way and star trails in an iconic location. Provided individual assistance to attendees as needed. Highly recommended.
The organiser is very knowledgeable about both astro photography, the environment and organised event. The organiser’s passion for photography and environment conservation is channelled throughout the workshop. I will highly recommend this work shop to anyone.
In October I was fortunate to attend the Star Trails 101 photograph workshop headed Jay Evens a master in Astro Photography. For those photographers that love the open air, adventure, and extending their photographic skills I highly recommend this workshop.
Jay is a first rate photographer, nice guy and a conscientious guide. With his expert knowledge of the photographic method and local conditions, plus his comfortable lodgings, you are sure to have a rewarding tour. Recommended.
I had a great tour with Jay during a difficult time because of Covid-19 pandemic. Everything was very safe according to the regulations that Jay had prepared for the trip. I had a great day when Jay show me the most beautiful waterfalls of Blue Mountain. I actually learned a lot of things that Jay…
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