Workshops & Tours Vivid Sydney 2021

Creating amazing photography experiences

Workshops & Tours Vivid Sydney 2021

Creating amazing photography experiences

Vivid Sydney Photography Workshops, Tours & Guides

Fun Things to do in Sydney During

17 September to 9 October 2021

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Photography Guided Walking Workshop Vivid Sydney

Corporate Event Photography Sydney

Guided Tour with a professional local photographer helping you take your best shots. This tour is suitable from beginner to intermediate photographers both locals and tourists welcome. You will need a camera (any) and a tripod. See below for fees and outline.

Tour with Photographer of Vivid Sydney Highlights

Corporate Event Photography Sydney

A photography walk around the highlights with your very own professional photographer. They will expertly capture photos of you, family or friends for a 1 hour walk. Local, tourists and office teams welcome. See below for fees and outline.

Community Photo Tour

Corporate Event Photography Sydney

A free guided tour with your own professional photographer either to take photos of you or help you use and enjoy your camera at select Sydney Vivid highlights. For Senior or NDIS recipients only. Community groups are encouraged to apply. Small groups to accessible areas only.

Vivid Sydney Photography Walks, Tours and Guided Camera Craft Workshops

Photo from Vivid Sydney 2009 (Started as “Smart Light Festival” in 2009)



Tours & Walking Workshops

17 September to 9 October 2021

Photography Guided Walking Workshop

3 times per week – 6.30 + 8pm Sessions

Corporate Event Photography Sydney

Guided walking workshop tour runs on;
Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights starting at 6.30pm. And by appointment.

Using your own camera and tripod you will be guided to not only the best angles for the awesome attractions but also which settings to use for various long exposure, double exposure and motion blur effects.

This walking workshop and tour is suitable from beginner to intermediate camera users. Both local and tourists welcome. Some basic camera knowledge required for the best experience or just give it a go with our help. Singles, couples or small groups of friend welcome.

Prices starting from:

What you will need;

You will need a camera with manual settings, aperture, shutter, iso and a tripod to suit. The obvious comfortable walking shoes and warm clothing, extra batteries are advantageous.

This offer runs for approximately 1.5 hours with 4-12 people. Meeting point is advised when your booking is confirmed. Weather permitting.

You are responsible for your own health, safety, people around you, and your own belongings.

Guided Tour with Photographer Vivid Sydney

2 times per week – 6.30 + 8pm Sessions

Corporate Event Photography Sydney

Guided tour with professional photos runs on;
Wednesday and Thursday nights starting at 6.30pm.
And by appointment.

We will use our professional camera equipment and guide you around select major attractions and capture beautiful photos of you, your family or small groups of friends. You are also welcome to bring along your camera and receive our support and advice if you like.

This walking tour is suitable for all people who are of good heath to walk around for the duration of the activity. Both local and tourists welcome. Singles can join existing groups if there is spots available. Couples or small groups of friend and work colleagues welcome.

Prices starting from:

What you will need;

Comfortable walking shoes and warm clothing. Hats and beanies are a good idea.

This offer runs for approximately 1 hour with 4-12 people. Meeting point is advised when your booking is confirmed. Weather permitting.

You are responsible for your own health, safety, the people around you, and your own belongings.

Community Vivid Sydney Photo Tour

1 time per week – contact for details

Corporate Event Photography Sydney

Free Guided tour with professional photos runs on;
Tuesday nights starting at 6.30pm. And by appointment.

A free guided tour with your own professional photographer to help you use and enjoy your camera at the major highlights.

Free for Senior card holders or NDIS recipients only. Community groups are encouraged to apply. Small groups to accessible areas only.

Free to qualifying applicants, conditions apply.

Contact to discus

You are responsible for your own health, safety, the people around you, and your own belongings.

Tourism Experiences in Sydney

Photo Walks, Tours & Guided Camera Craft Walking Workshops

Join a local professional photographer who has lived and worked in inner Sydney for 10 years+ on a guided walk in and around major Vivid Sydney 2021 attractions.

See photo examples below dating from way back to 2009 when Vivid Sydney was just in it’s youth. It was then curated by lighting designer Mary-Anne Kyriakou and headlined by Brian Eno who in collaboration with lighting designer Bruce Ramus.

It is your turn to visit Sydney and be guided using your camera around the amazing colour and wonder that will light up our beautiful City of Sydney.

Vivid Sydney Photography Walks, Tours and Guided Camera Craft Workshops

Start here to apply for any of the options.

Photography Walking Workshop

While this custom form is being created please email us for all Vivid Sydney 2021 inquiries [email protected]

Vivid Sydney Photo Gallery

(Retrospective photo collection starting from 2009. Credit: Orlando Sydney)

Your photos may vary depending camera and equipment, atmospheric conditions, crowds on the day, your skill levels and the actual displays to name a few reasons

Travel and Accommodation Suggestions:

Covid-19 Safety

Please remain at home and do not attend if you:

  • Feel unwell or display any of the COVID-19 symptoms as identified by NSW Health.
  • Have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days or are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test.
  • Are required to self-isolate or have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • Have returned from overseas or have visited any of the identified COVID-19 case locations in the last 14 days as outlined by NSW Health.
  • We encourage all attendees to follow the latest COVID-19 news and updates. https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/default.aspx

Talk to us before your booking date about a refund if this applies to you.

Thank you for protecting our community.

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Workshop topics that may be covered;

  • Composition
  • Night time long exposure photography
  • How to maximise your gear
  • Settings and histograms
  • Shooting for exposure blending
  • Double exposures
  • Motion blur
  • City skyline images
  • Hero shots
  • Light trails

Essential to bring;

Consider bringing;

  • Extra Fully charged camera battery
  • Optional Remote trigger/Cable release
  • Mobile phone just in case
  • Warm clothing
  • Face mask are encouraged or as advised

If it’s too wet for the camera gear or be unsafe the event will not run. The workshop and tours may run in cases of light showers. Notification will be by email or text to the supplied. We will make every endeavour to reschedule your booking. If in the unlikely event we cannot we will give you a refund minus any booking and processing fees.

Our 2021 Highlights of the 50 immersive and kinetic light installations and projection artworks

The Sails of the Sydney Opera House will be transformed into an impressive new digital rendition of an iconic Martu painting. The new projection, Yarrkalpa – Hunting Ground, 2021 by the Martu Artists.

Darling Harbour will come alive with a 100m floating Light Walk incorporating the large-scale artwork Ephemeral. Produced by Sydney’s own Atelier Sisu, visitors are invited to walk under more than 200 giant, bubble-like spheres hovering eight-metres in the air.

Treacle Media, VORAX is an epic 3D storytelling experience projected onto the heritage Customs House building in Circular Quay

The roadway of The Argyle Cut, is a new creation specially designed for Vivid Sydney. Through animated 3D paintings and contemplative and poetic music

How many days and nights is Vivid Sydney 2021?

Sydney is set to enjoy 23 days and nights across 5 locations in 2021.

Which are the 5 locations for Vivid Sydney light installations and projections?

Circular Quay, The Rocks, Barangaroo, Darling Harbour and Luna Park Sydney all showcasing a mesmerising kaleidoscope of light artworks to wow visitors and locals alike.

Your turn to dream Vivid