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║ Back from the Red Centre

The Light Collective has just completed another photography workshop in the Red Centre of Australia, including Uluru, Kata Tujta, Kings Canyon and the West Mac Donnell Ranges.

Often as photographers we have to work really hard for our images, however every now and then mother nature will give us a special gift. Christmas came early in the red centre and we must be the nice kids, day after day mother nature turned up with gift after gift.

The 3 days in Uluru were filled with very special conditions for this time of year, as one storm cleared the next storm was building in the distance. As you might imagine this resulted in very dramatic emotive images of Uluru. However not only did we manage the dramatic, the sky also cleared on occasion to allow us to capture the classic glowing Uluru and Kata Tujta in the last light of the day.

We then traveled onto the majestic Kings Canyon, which seems to grow more impressive with each visit. The recent rains earlier in the week meant we were privileged to see the rare sight of the canyon waterfall in full flow at sunset.

The next morning we were treated to a special sunrise at Kings Canyon and again Mother Nature was present with gifts in hand, the early morning light and peaceful energy was something that will remain with us for a long time to come.

The final 3 nights were spent within the West Mac Donnell ranges. The west Mac’s are some of the most visually beautiful gorges in Australia, and yes mother nature was still in a very generous mood. Not only were the West Mac gorges full with fresh rain water which is a blessing in itself, she also decided that sunrises and sunsets with great light and not a breath of wind should be the norm for each and every day. This resulted in the gorge walls glowing red and glass like reflections only enhancing the intrinsic beauty of these gorges.

We had 8 days filled with adventure, breathtaking scenery and lots of laughs, add to that the memory cards full of beautiful images and the Red Centre trip will be one we remember for a long time to come.

To register your interest for next year contact Adam at [email protected]

The Light Collective is currently working on a very exciting Australian Photography project called Red / Green / Blue. Red, Central Australia, Green, being the rim of mountains, forests and rivers that separate the coast from the central deserts and Blue, being the coastal areas of Australia.

The Red Centre images captured by Ignacio Palacios and Adam Williams during the 2016 Red Centre Tour will make their way into a book and exhibition of the Red Centre which will form part of the Red Australia Project.

Still in the process of commercial approval for the Uluru / Kata Tujta images but in the mean time, I hope you enjoy a few of the aerials I took around the West Mac's.

Back from the Red Centre

Back from the Red Centre

Back from the Red Centre

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