Workshop
A unique opportunity to capture Australia’s most iconic landmarks and Sydney Harbour from an unbeatable vantage point

In Partnership With Fuji X And Professional Landscape Photographer Glenn MckimminThese exclusive Photography Tour + Masterclasses have been curated for those interested in capturing photos and developing photography skills from a unique and stunning vantage point.

The Sydney Harbour is known as one of the most picturesque natural Harbours in the world and what better way to capture its beauty than standing above it from the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s South-East Pylon. Not to mention this is the perfect vantage point to capture Australia’s two iconic landmarks, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House.

These intimate workshops are ideal for participants with any skill level. Whether you’re an avid amateur or a seasoned pro, you will have access to a professional photographer and be guided through this amazing photography experience.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to capture Sydney from a unique perspective!


Package

2-Hour Sunrise or Sunset PhotoshootPrice: $249 Per PersonAn exclusive opportunity to capture Sydney’s two icons and the surrounding Harbour from the one of the city’s coolest vantage points, the very top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s South-East Pylon, not usually accessible to the public.

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, 3 February 2023 (Sunset)
  • Saturday, 4 February 2023 (Sunrise)
  • Saturday, 1 April 2023 (Sunrise)
  • Friday, 1 September 2023 (Sunset)
  • Saturday, 2 September 2023 (Sunrise)

Please note that these are small group sessions and spots are limited!

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Understanding ISO
  • Shooting in Manual Mode
  • How filters work
  • Composition tips and tricks

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • A unique 2-hour photography experience
  • Access to a professional photographer
  • Access to the exclusive Gun Deck of the South-East Pylon
  • The perfect ambient setting (sunrise and sunset)

WHAT TO BRING

Tripod, camera and creativity!

Book Your Stay
All Bridgeclimb masterclass participants can enjoy this exclusive offer from the incredible team at Pier One.

Sunset Photography Workshop (Half-Day)$395 Per PersonAn exclusive opportunity to capture Sydney’s two icons and the surrounding Harbour from the one of the city’s coolest vantage points, the very top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s South-East Pylon, not usually accessible to the public. Including a classroom session on photographic vision where you will learn vital photography skills and techniques.

Upcoming Dates

Itinerary

  • 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Classroom session on photographic vision
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Sunset photoshoot at the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s South-East Pylon Lookout and Gun Deck

Please note that these are small group sessions and spots are limited!

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

– Understanding shooting modes, ISO, aperture, shutter speed. Jpeg v RAW
– Composition tips and tricks
– Photography during the golden hour / use of light
– How to research your locations
– Ideas to photograph on the Bridge and Pylon
– Editing techniques and post-production software

WHAT’S INCLUDED

– 2-hour sunset photoshoot
– 2-hour classroom sessions on photographic vision
– Access to a professional photographer
– Snacks & refreshments
– Access to the exclusive Gun Deck of the South-East Pylon
– The perfect ambient setting (sunset)

WHAT TO BRING

– Tripod, camera and your sense of creativity!

Package
Book Your Stay
All Bridgeclimb masterclass participants can enjoy this exclusive offer from the incredible team at Pier One.

Package

Sunset Photography Workshop (Full-Day)
Price: $5000 for up to 5 people
$1000 for each additional person

A full day once-in-a-lifetime photography experience that includes workshop sessions throughout the day, lunch at The Glenmore Hotel, snacks and refreshments throughout the day, access to the South-East Pylon’s private Gundeck space and an amazing Twilight BridgeClimb experience with an exclusive opportunity to take your own camera onto the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge!

Itinerary

  • 10am – Arrival at BridgeClimb Visitor Centre – morning briefing and workshop
  • 11:30am – Lunch at The Glenmore Hotel (includes meal from Two Hands menu and soft drink)
  • 1pm – South-East Pylon photoshoot
  • 2:30pm – Afternoon workshop at the Pylon (includes snack/drink)
  • 5pm – BridgeClimb Base – check-in for Twilight BridgeClimb – end your day with an amazing Twilight BridgeClimb including the opportunity to take a limited number of landscape photos from one special location on the Bridge
  • 8pm – Post-climb photo screening and sign-off

Upcoming Dates

Available for private bookings only. Available for groups of all sizes.


WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

– Understanding shooting modes, ISO, aperture, shutter speed. Jpeg v RAW
– Composition tips and tricks
– Photography during the golden hour / use of light
– How to research your locations
– Ideas to photograph on the Bridge and Pylon
– Editing techniques and post-production software

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

– BridgeClimb Summit Twilight Experience including the ability to take limited shots from the Bridge (134 metres above the sparkling harbour) with your very own camera!
– Printed photo of you with your camera on the Bridge, taken by your Climb Leader, overlooking the Sydney Opera House
– Access to a professional photographer
– Access to the exclusive Gun Deck of the South-East Pylon
– The perfect ambient setting (sunset)
– Snacks & refreshments
– Lunch at The Glenmore Hotel

WHAT TO BRING

Tripod, camera and creativity!

Introducing VIVID Sydney photography workshops from the South East Pylon on the Harbour Bridge Price: $249


Vivid Sydney is from Friday 26 May – Saturday 17 June 2023

Two-hour Vivid shoot dates:

  • Monday 29 May 2023
  • Monday 5 June 2023
  • Monday 12 June 2023

We’d run 2 x sessions per night, with 20 pax per session – total of 6 sessions / 120 pax.

Session times:

  • 5.30pm – 7.30pm + 8.00pm – 10.00pm

Who is Glenn? Glenn Mckimmin is a professional landscape photographer from Australia with 15 years of diverse industry experience. He loves what he does for a living and generously helps others discover the life-changing benefits of photography
Terms & Conditions
  1. Customers who book the full day Photographer Tour + Masterclass must abide by the terms and conditions of BridgeClimb Sydney and specific requirements outlined regarding equipment use for the photographer masterclasses.   For more details on these requirements. please contact [email protected]
  2. To participate in a Climb, you must meet BridgeClimb Sydney’s standard health and safety conditions, available at https://www.bridgeclimb.com/plan-your-visit/pre-climb-checklist.
  3. Participants will need to take into account any medical conditions they may have that may impact on their ability to climb vertical ladders and steep slopes safely. Climbers must be at least 8 years of age and physically fit. An 8 to 15 year-old Climber must be accompanied by an adult Climber.
  4. In the instance of unsuitable weather, as decided by BridgeClimb Sydney in its absolute discretion, the climb may be postponed or rescheduled.
  5. For those on the Twilight BridgeClimb there are limitations to shoot time, shoot angles and equipment allowed to meet safety and security requirements.  Following the Climb you will be given limited time to review your photos and edit down to your top 20 for review by security before the photos are approved to leave BridgeClimb.
Glenn Mckimmin