For the month of June, I’m offering a massive discount on my signed 11″x14″ prints made in my very own Vancouver Island print lab Unicornlabs. You can purchase individual fine art prints or the entire ‘Seasons V1 Print Collection‘. Learn more.


Ever since I began my journey as a landscape photographer, I had a dream that one day I would publish my very own book. I wanted to create a book that would inspire other people to see the beauty in our natural world and perhaps to also chase that same sense of awe that so intoxicates me. Learn more.


Composition Made Easy – Online Photography Course – Chapter 3

So you’ve learned about the fundamentals of landscape photography composition, now it’s time to get creative and have some fun.

The best part about composition is solving the puzzles that nature throws at you while out in the elements creating your masterpiece. My latest online photography course entitled ‘Composition Made Easy – Chapter 3 – Form & Flow’ helps you to solve those puzzles in a way that’s easy to understand and apply to your own landscape photography adventures.

Learn more about Chapter 3 ‘Form & Flow’


Composition Made Easy – Online Photography Course – Chapter 2

Empower yourself with the know-how and capability to create inspiring compositions with your own camera and a deeper understanding of what makes a beautiful image.

This chapter consists of 5 practical videos (totaling 67 minutes) that show you exactly how I deconstruct my thought process while shooting in the field. You can easily recreate all of the steps that I demonstrate while you’re out shooting your own images.

Learn more about Chapter 2 ‘Tricks of the Trade’


Composition Made Easy – Online Photography Course – Chapter 1

When you want to create jaw dropping landscape photography images, you’ll find that the art of composition will improve your images more than any other skill set. Composition Made Easy is an online photography course that I created to help my students create the quality of images they’ve always dreamed of.

Learn more about Chapter 1 ‘Finding The Shot’


Milky Way Made Easy – Online Photography Course

After 5 months of work and a year of planning, Michael Shainblum and I are proud to announce our new online photography course ‘Milky Way Made Easy‘. This project has been a labour of love for both of us with Milky Way processing tutorials as well as ‘in-field’ tutorials showing how we get the shot. Click on the image below to learn more about this exciting new course.

Learn more about ‘Milky Way Made Easy’

Read What People Say About Fototripper

Last Saturday Gavin held a Landscapes workshop in Bowen Park in Nanaimo. The workshop was intended for beginners and not so beginners, it was a good mix. Gavin’s knowledge, patience, enthusiasm and willing to help one by one to obtain superb photos made this workshop highly recommend, I am very pleased with the results, finally I will have good use of all the functions and settings in my camera! Thanks again! Ozzie

Ozzie Batallas

Graphic Designer, Apple

This was my first photography workshop and I couldn’t ask for a better experience. Gavin was personable, enthusiastic and very helpful. We had photographers of every level and he spent time with each of us helping with whatever was needed. His lessons on focusing and composition were invaluable. We had post-processing sessions everyday to help us take our images from that day from OK to WOW. Thanks Gavin!

Kathy McCall

Photography Courses and Workshops

If you're looking to improve your photography or image post processing skills, this is where you're meant to be. My name is Gavin Hardcastle and Fototripper.com is where you'll find my Photography Courses, Photoshop Tutorials and Photography Workshops. I love to share free photography guides to some of my favourite locations as well as gear reviews and all manner of photography related adventures in the Fototripper Blog.

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