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Join one of our half day Photographic Tours to Paradise, where you will visit one of most beautiful and photogenic places in the world. You will have your very own photographic guide who will advise you on composition as well as photographic...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

wow! wow! what an amazing experience thank you Laurence ,you were so generous with your knowledge , mentoring and patience ,I loved every second of my day out , Laurence picked me up from my hotel at 9 30 am we arrived back at 4...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sbadwi
ParadisePictures, Owner at Paradise Pictures, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Wow, what a great review, thank you. It was a great day out, I really enjoyed being able to pass some of my knowledge over to you, I hope it helped in advancing your obvious interest in photography. Keep up the good work and keep...More

Reviewed June 24, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the mentoring Laurence provided me on the most perfect of days touring around the gorgeous Glenorchy, Paradise, and Dart River areas. Laurence takes the time to gauge the level of knowledge you have, and the equipment you use, before customising the day to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kylie W
ParadisePictures, Owner at Paradise Pictures, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Kylie, thank you. What a glowing review. One of our selling points is that we “tailor make the tours to suit the individual” and I’m pleased to hear you say that we succeeded for you. Two things I really want to do during my tours...More

Reviewed December 28, 2017

Wow! This experience was fabulous from the start, including the trip to Paradise Ziplines, via spectacular scenery on the way to Glenorchy. A quick intro to Ziplining and away we went. The activity was new to all in our group, but in no time Chris,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Chris M
ParadisePictures, Owner at Paradise Pictures, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2018

Hi Chris. Great to get your glowing review, but sadly we are not Paradise Ziplines, we are Paradise Pictures. I have already contacted the guys up the road to make them aware of your great review and I’m happy to leave it posted here. Perhaps...More

Reviewed December 6, 2017

It has been a few weeks since our wonderful day in November with Laurence but it now seems so long ago. He responded quickly to email and was very helpful in so many ways. Even before we met him, he asked about our trip to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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ParadisePictures, Owner at Paradise Pictures, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Hi Nanc252 Many thanks for your review, it was great meeting you both during your trip out with us to the head of the lake. I'm pleased to hear that you both enjoyed your tour and that you learned something from it. Hopefully we will...More

Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

This tour of the outskirts of Queenstown and the area surrounding the village of Glenorchy is well worth doing even if you're not taking photos. Beautiful scenery. Anyway... as an average but enthusiastic photographer, I came away with plenty of great shots and a much...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Beea1000
ParadisePictures, Owner at Paradise Pictures, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Hi Beea. Great to have met with you last week, really pleased that you enjoyed the day. Yes, as you say, local knowledge is invaluable when your time is limited, which is just why I'm here. Learning from others has to be the best way...More

Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

Both the photographer and the accompanying "non photographer" spent a really enjoyable day with Laurence who showed us the sights around Glenorchy and Paradise and provided fabulous tips and suggestions based on his considerable photography experience. Upon making initial enquiries with Laurence we received heaps...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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ParadisePictures, Owner at Paradise Pictures, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Many thanks for your review, much appreciated. Really enjoyed showing you both around the head of the lake, helping with your photography 'and' joining you during a magical scenic flight to the glacier and the snow with HeliGlenorchy. It was quite a day. Come back...More

Reviewed November 11, 2017

The time spent with Laurence transformed my photography. I learned so much and the easy approach and detailed hands on instructions were a treat. The best part of our holiday

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Date of experience: December 2016
Thank peterJ4270UB
ParadisePictures, Owner at Paradise Pictures, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Hi Peter. Many thanks for your review, much appreciated. It was great meeting you both and I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your day out around the head of the lake. Let us know if ever you are back this way. Cheers. Laurence.

Reviewed September 4, 2017

Laurence contacted us prior to arrival to check our experience and expectations of the trip then customed the trip to suit us. His local knowledge and remarkable patience meant we not only saw the beauty but learnt more about capturing it with our cameras. So...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lesley H
ParadisePictures, Owner at Paradise Pictures, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

Thanks Lesley for your review, much appreciated. It was great being able to show you both around the head of the lake yesterday, I hope the assistance I gave you will help you in enjoying your photography in the future. Great photos that you sent...More

Reviewed December 12, 2016

This is, beyond doubt, the best way to improve your (or learn proper) photography while enjoying the amazing scenery of the Glenorchy-Queenstown Road and beyond. Sure, you can drive the Glenorchy-Queenstown Road on your own, but unless you are a local you will miss out...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank HansLee
ParadisePictures, Owner at Paradise Pictures, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2016

Well what a glowing review Hans Lee, I feel that I don't really deserve it. Everything that you have mentioned is for me just part of our tour and we aim to treat all our clients equally. I'll be honest in that I had my...More

Reviewed October 16, 2016

Laurence really goes above and beyond for his clients. Not only did I have a wonderful time on my tour of Glenorchy and Paradise, but he also helped me fulfill other items on my New Zealand wish list. I asked him if he did night...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Renae P
ParadisePictures, Owner at Paradise Pictures, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2016

What a great review, thank you Renae, your comments are much appreciated. I was really happy that we were able to assist you in fulfilling one of your lifelong dreams. It's always my intention to 'tailor-make' our tours to suit the individual and I feel...More

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