5 days Workshop - May 09th - 13th 2018 - Australia

5 days Workshop - May 09th - 13th 2018 - Australia

from 1,750.00

*Full price of this Workshop is $ 3,500.00 you can pay in Full or 50% ($1,750.00) to confirm your participation and the other 50% ($1,750.00)one month before the Workshop start day.

Equine Photography Workshop by Raphael Mace

  • May - 09/10/11/12/13 - 2018
  • Mackay - Queensland - Australia
  • Limited to 12 participants
  • Friesians / Thoroughbred / Irish Sport Horses


  • 1. Activities as listed in the itinerary.
  • 2. Accommodations: Rooms based Staying in Single room
  • 3. All three meals i.e. Buffet Breakfast, Lunch and dinner (alcool drinks not included)
  • 4. Meeting and assistance by our representative on arrival/departure at Airport/hotel.
  • 5. A/C Van Car will be provided for transportation
  • 6. Drinking water: 5 bottles of mineral water per person per day in Vehicle

This special 5-day workshop developed by Raphael Macek May 09/10/11/12/13 - 2018  for a unique experience at his side. The Workshop was structured for those who have photography as a hobby and are passionate about horses and for those who want to deepen and develop the profession in this area.

These 5 days will be divided in a theoretical part where Raphael Macek will share his experiences and knowledge of a career of more than 15 years, and 3 practical days where students will have several situations to develop a creative look, always allied to the technical part of photography, with the supervision of Raphael Macek and his team. At this workshop all the participants will have the opportunity to photograph amazing horses (Friesians / Thoroughbred / Irish sport horses) in two different stables and at one of the most beautiful beaches in Australia to experience and put in practical all the techniques learned on the workshop.

The workshop is limited to 12 participants and they will be able to know the techniques used by Raphael Macek in horse photography, to learn how to compose a good image, lighting techniques (natural and artificial), the horse photography market, main techniques and adjustments, morphology, characteristics of several horse breeds and the practice of photography from the preparation of the animals to the finalization of the images (post production in Photoshop).

During the Workshop all the participants will have the opportunity to explore the local area of Queensland and have a great time with Raphael and his team having the best experience from this beautiful place in Australia.

Raphael Macek is considered one of the best photographers in the world and a specialist in horse photography, with publications of his images on several covers and articles of the most important magazines worldwide, artworks exhibited in the main galleries and art fairs, and has more Of 30 international awards in photography contests, graduated from the Masters of Fine Art program in New York and produces works in several countries such as United States, Canada, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Africa, United Arab Emirates, India, Portugal, Spain, Argentina and Brazil.


  • Semi professional or professional digital cameras.
  • Lenses of preference with zoom up to 100mm or more.
  • Monopods and Tripods are optional.
  • Laptops to follow the post production techniques and to download images taken in the course.
  • Participants who own their own portfolios Raphael Macek will do an analysis giving tips and exchanging experiences.


Hotel: Raphael Macek choose Clarion Hotel Mackay Marina http://www.mackayaccommodation.com.au/clarion-hotel-mackay-marina-contact/ 

More than 30 sandy beaches stretch along Mackay’s coastline, offering beachgoers a choice of local spots, such as popular Eimeo Beach with stunning views of the islands, to more secluded coves, perfect for picnics or fishing; all within an easy drive from the city.

For a tropical island escape, Keswick Island lies 34 kilometers offshore within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, and is a 12 minute flight or quick boat trip from Mackay. 80% National Park, this natural paradise offers a diversity of sights and activities. Try your hand at snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, diving, coral reef viewing, whale watching or bushwalking one of Keswick’s many trails.

The Mackay Marina precinct is a popular destination for tourists and locals. Twice awarded Marina of the Year, it’s also home to a residential village, shops, cafes, bars and contemporary restaurants showcasing local produce and flavours

Hotel Address: 

Mulherin Drive
Mackay QLD 4740

P: +61 7 4955 9400

Investment: The total cost of this workshop is $3,500.00 per person. Limited to 12 people. (Hotel Included - Standart room)
Non-refundable deposit is $1,750.00


Thanks and I hope to see all you there in May

Equine Photography Workshops

Raphael Macek


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