• Snap up this unique Glenorchy photographic experience.

     

    Capture images of some of the most spectacular landscapes New Zealand has on offer around the head of

    Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu.

    1/2 day personalized photo tours tailor made to suit the individual

    Photo tour clients compare their images at Little Paradise on Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu

    Little Paradise, on Queenstown's Lake Whakatipu.

     

    "Wow, got some great images" our clients commented.

    A relaxed time out enjoying your passion for photography under the total guidance of a professional photographer. Experience some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery and capture some stunning images to take home with you.

     

    Winter snow refelcts in the calm water of the Glenorchy Lagoon

    Stunning views in all seasons around the lake at Glenorchy.

     

     

    No matter what the season there's always some stunning scenery which will inspire you to be creative. Calm winters days will often offer the chance of capturing those special reflection images.

     

    Just because it's winter, don't hide your camera away. Wrap up warm and get your camera out so you don't miss out of that one off chance of capturing 'the' photo.

    On the glacier with Heli Glenorchy to photograph the mountain scenery during a photo tour

    High above Glenorchy, a snow landing in the Southern Alps.

     

     

    Paradise Pictures works in with Heli Glenorchy giving clients the chance of seeing the head of the lake from above. A totally different environment for you and your friends to capture. Let us know if you are interested and we'll make the arrangements.

  • Photo Tours

    Snap up this unique Glenorchy Experience!

    Kinloch wharf sits at the head of Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu opposite Glenorchy

    So much to capture

    We'll visit those out of the way locations........

    The 'Head of the Lake' really is paradise and it's where our personalized half day photo tours takes place. You will have the opportunity to visit some the area's majestic locations in and around Glenorchy and Paradise enabling you to capture stunning images whilst under the full guidance of a professional.

    Retired television director Laurence Belcher offers guidance to a client near Glenorchy

    Laurence Belcher

    Retired television director offers personal guidance.....

    A professional photographer for more than 40 years, Laurence guides photographers whilst on his Paradise Pictures photographic tours. "It truly is paradise and my vision is to introduce photographers to the many beautiful, majestic and idyllic locations around the head of the lake which they many not otherwise find".

    My aim is to pass on my knowledge to those who like me have a passion for photography and a love of the environment.

    High up the Rees Valley with Heli Glenorchy during a travel magazine shoot

    Capture your own stunning images in some of NZ's breathtaking scenery

    Personalized tours tailor made to suit the individual.......

    Based in Glenorchy at the head of Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu, Paradise Pictures Photo Tours offer visitors the chance of capturing breath-taking images of some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery. We are now working in with Heli Glenorchy to offer clients that extra perspective of the magnificent location we are based in.

    Looking across to Kinloch from the Glenorchy wharf with the snow capped Humboldt Range

    Different seasons bring a different look

    Summer or winter, Glenorchy and Paradise at the head of the lake provide magical scenery.........

    No matter the time of the year you visit Glenorchy there's always something to photograph with the different season providing a different look. Calm clear days of winter with the snow capped mountains, the warm blue skies of summer and of course the beautiful colours of spring and autumn,

     

  • About the tour

    Tailor-made to suit the individual.

    Half day 9.30am - 2.30pm.

     

    Visiting Glenorchy? Let us take you further and give you the opportunity of capturing stunning images of some of New Zealand's most breathtaking scenery during your photographic tour around the Head of the Lake.

     

    We'll make it easy for you to find stunning locations without wasting hours searching for the best spots. You will see lakes, rivers, beech forests, bush lined valleys and sheer-sided mountains.

     

    Whatever your level of expertise, this tailor-made tour is for you, and even if your partner's not a photographer, bring them along they will gain just as much. “Our goal is for every client to leave Glenorchy feeling they have genuinely experienced paradise!”

     

    Glenorchy or Kinloch: You will be collected from your Glenorchy or Kinloch accommodation, or if you are simply driving to Glenorchy for the day we can meet you in the village. We will then drive you in comfort, firstly visiting some of the secret locations along the shores of Lake Wakatipu, then exploring the historic settlement of Glenorchy. We'll grab a morning tea or coffee before we continue further and explore the Rees River, Dart River, the beach forests around Diamond Lake and as far as Paradise.

     

    Queenstown: Should you prefer or if you don't have transport, we can also collect you from your central Queenstown accommodation (charges apply).

    We can also incorporate a scenic helicopter ride for you with our locally based company HeliGlenorchy should you be interested in seeing the region from above.

     

    The tour is designed for a minimum of two people, however individual tuition can be arranged upon request.

     

    'One on One' Tuition: $375

    2 Photographers: $325 per person

    3 Photographers: $295 per person

    Accompanying non-photographers: $250

     

    Contact us for more information on this Glenorchy photographic tour.

    The location

    Based in Glenorchy at the head of Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu, Paradise Pictures Photo Tours offer visitors the chance of capturing breath-taking images of some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery...

     

    The 'Head of the Lake' really is paradise and it's where our personalised half day photo tours takes place. You will have the opportunity to visit some of the area's majestic locations in and around Glenorchy and Paradise enabling you to capture stunning images whilst under the full guidance of a professional.

    Not only will you get breath-taking views of Lake Wakatipu, but also spectacular panoramas of mountains around the Rees and Dart rivers and valleys.

     

    We'll explore some secret locations on the lake's edge taking in the crystal clear waters with the mountains as a backdrop. We'll then grab a morning tea or coffee at the historic settlement of Glenorchy before heading off towards the Rees River, Mt Aspiring National Park and as far as Paradise, visiting the Dart River and the beech forest at Diamond Lake where more exciting photographic opportunities await us.

     

    With 'hands-on' tuition we'll get your camera out of 'automatic' mode and assist you in creating some memorable images - photos to take home and be proud of. Whatever your level of expertise this tour is for you as it's tailored to suit the individuals, and if your partner's happens to not be a photographer, you can bring them along as well, they will gain just as much from the trip as you by simply 'Experiencing Paradise'.

  • MAKE A BOOKING

    Give us a call on +64 21 685552 or email us at hello@paradisepictures.co.nz

    We'll respond as soon as possible.

    69 Amphion Way, Glenorchy 9372
    +64 21 685552