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Japan Autumn Workshop

7 - 16 November 2019 (SOLD OUT)


9 Days / 9 Nights


Kyoto/ Tokyo

Group Size

Max 6 participants


All skill levels

Fitness Difficulty

Easy / Moderate

We understand getting the photo into the card is only half of the battle. During the workshop, there will be time to go over post-processing to help you create images that pack a punch. Our photographers will sit down with you to assist your selection process, Lightroom and Photoshop workflows and techniques, and develop your best images, so you can showcase the finest Japan has to offer.



The trip is suitable for the photographer with basic knowlege through to expert level.


Group size will be 6-8 people. Cost will cover 9 nights accommodation, ground transport, park entrances fees and all breakfast + dinner meals. 


Japan is a gastronomic destination in and of itself. With such a wide and varied selection to choose from, you will learn that Japanese food is more than just Sushi. From succulent seafood to giant bowls of Raman, crispy tempura, or Kansai Okonomiyaki, you will come to appreciate all of what Japan has to offer your palate. When we aren't leaving in the dark to shoot sunrise, breakfasts will be provided. All dinners will be offered, but lunch and drinks will be up to you. We will be staying in three-star or greater hotels during our trip. We will spend one night in a Ryokan, a traditional Japanese Inn, which will be quite the experience. Each hotel has been selected for their value and offers a comfortable stay in petite but modern and well-equipped rooms. All rooms on the workshop will be provided as single occupancy.


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Spots are limited and you are advised to book with a deposit as soon as possible to not miss out. Please email for further details



* Two professional photography guides 

* Nine nights accommodation 

* Single room occupancy 

* All breakfasts (some days we depart for sunrise before breakfast)

* All dinners

* Transportation in private cars and ferries 

* All entrance fees to photography locations 

* Post-Processing sessions during the tour



* Airfare to/from Japan

* Lunches

* Alcoholic beverages 

* Travel insurance 

* Equipment and baggage insurance 

* Visas (if applicable) 

* Gratuities

To reserve your spot for this workshop, a deposit of $1000 (AUD) can be made via Paypal.

Remaining workshop tuition amount will be due 60 days before workshop. A reminder invoice will be sent out 90 days before the workshop commencement


Tour will be guided by professional photographers Andy Yee and Alexander JE Bradley.



Andy Yee is a professional photographer who specializes in travel/tourism, architecture and commercial projects. He is a Sony Digital Imaging Advocate and the winner of the Sony Alpha Landscape Award. Andy has travelled extensively in all seasons of the year and worked on projects with several tourism agencies and publications.


2018 Travel Photographer of the Year finalist Alexander J.E. Bradley is the founder of Aperture Tours and a former resident of Tokyo and host of the Japan Winter and Autumn Workshops. A photographer by spirit as well as by trade, he has dedicated himself to his camera and opening up the world in order to break down barriers. 



Alexander's style has been described as a "vivid lucid dream" as he enjoys mixing surreal elements into his conceptual work. His passion for photography grew hand in hand with his passion for travel, having visited over 60 countries worldwide to perfect his craft. A skilled teacher, he enjoys sharing his passion and helping people unlock their photographic potential in the most beautiful destinations in the world. He is a bohemian, a photographer, a philosopher and traveller... in that order. 



Alexander has been featured in publications such as Lonely Planet, Practical Photography, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, Savoir Tout faire en Photographie and The Peninsula as well as being featured on The Flickr Weekly and Messy Nessy Chic’s Don’t be a Tourist in Paris.