1 on 1 Tuition



1 on 1 workshops can be tailored towards an individuals specific requirements. While providing you with the sole attention of your guide Karl Strand. Private tuition session's feature a personable experience guaranteed to achieve remarkable results in key areas where your skills need attention.

Typical locations 1 on 1 tuition take place.

1 on 1 workshops will take place in scenic locations with in 2 hours of Sydney, Australia, yet can be provided nationally if associated travel costs are compensated at a quoted rate.

  • Blue Mountains
  • Sydney City
  • North Sydney
  • Sydney Northern beaches
  • Sydney Eastern Suburbs beaches
  • Central Coast
  • Sutherland Shire
  • Upper Illawarra region coast line

Private tuition can be provided from skill levels of absolute beginner through to semi-pro advanced techniques.

These may include:

- In The Field Shooting.

- Post-Production Editing.

- Full Work-flow.

- Shoot Planning.

In The Field Tuition.

  • Learn to shoot manual settings
  • Introduction to filters
  • Panorama
  • Focus stacking
  • Time blending
  • Perspective shifting
  • Long exposure
  • Astro Night photography
  • Architecture
  • How to shoot for Monochrome
  • Street photography
  • Shooting hand held
  • Macro

Post-Processing Tuition.

  • Beginner RAW Conversion
  • Advanced RAW Conversion
  • Basic Photoshop layering and adjustments
  • Advanced Photoshop
  • Orton effect
  • Glows
  • Exposure blending
  • Panorama
  • Focus stacking
  • Time blending
  • Perspective blending
  • Luminosity mask introduction
  • Luminosity mask advanced
  • Colour correction / changing colours
  • Sharpening techniques
  • Prepare for print
  • Advanced astro blending


  • In the field tuition is set to a 3 hr minimum. $120 p/hr

  • In the field tuition 6 hrs bundle $600. This may be broken into two, 3 hr sessions.

  • In person post-processing. $120 p/hr

  • Full adventure, hiking, overnight camping multi shoot in field. $1200 + Travel cost if outside of radius

  • Online post-processing. $80 p/hr Note: You will require Team Viewerto allow for remote control of your computer for teaching purposes. Face time chat during tuition may be either through Skype or Facebook video call.

  • Outside of travel radius. Quoted as per requirements.


All payments are required in full via Palpal prior to tuition date.

What You Need To Bring.

  • Camera with manual capabilities
  • Lenses
  • Tripod and associated connections ie: pano head and nodal rail.
  • Cable Release
  • Your cameras manual
  • Filters if you have them, if not some may be provided if required
  • Anything of a personal nature
  • Enthusiasm

What is provided.

  • Private 1 on 1 tuition
  • Photography quick guide hand out
  • A charismatic tutor

What is not provided.

  • Anything of a personal nature
  • Any travel arrangements, you will need to make your own way to the agreed location
  • No food or drink is provided
  • Travel or camera insurance of any kind


Although Karl will go to all measures to insure your safety by choosing appropriate locations suited to the individual. By part taking in 1 on 1 tuition provided by Karl Strand, you accept the risks and dangers involved in nature landscape photography. You accept all responsibility and will not hold any liability accountable towards the company Karl Strand Photography. If for any unfortunate reason, any of the following occur; Damage or loss of equipment, injury, illness or fatality due to neglect, forces of nature or acts of god.

Karl is a qualified first aider, A travel first aid kit will be on board, if in an unlikely event, a emergency situation occurs.

How-ever Karl is not a doctor or trained to work outside the first aid guidelines, anything outside of this training will remain for emergency personnel.

We cannot provide you with any medication of any kind, you must bring anything you would normally require and administer it to yourself when required to do so.

These workshops can require hiking and may require a medium level of fitness depending on the location. Please seek advice from your physician as to your physical abilities before attending and make it known to tutor during the liaison stage of booking so we can cater to your needs.

Dear customer,

Due to the nature of ever changing schedules 1 on 1 tuition will be by appointment only.

Once you have contacted us, An online liaison session will be organised to gauge where you are requiring our services and also to book a date.

To ensure we can provide a prompt liaison service. Please provide the following details when filling out your contact form below:

  • Name
  • Proposed dates you wish to receive tuition
  • Current skill level
  • What camera equipment you use
  • What skills you would like to learn
  • Area where you would like the tuition to take place

Warm regards,


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