2022/09/19 - 2022/09/23

From ZAR R19 500.00 price per sharing person

Explore photography as an alternative creative mediumusing the camera as an instrument
in a beautiful natural valley.

This on-location workshop consists of lectures, practical demonstrations and feedback sessions along with personal mentorship. On this art retreat you will be taught how to transform your photography into art imagery fit for wall display. Digital techniques are also demonstrated, but only as a supplementary method. This exciting art workshop does not require in-depth knowledge of photography; instead, it is more important that as a student, you desire to explore photography as an alternative creative medium within the framework of art.

This webpage offers you a glimpse of the safari. For the full details of the entire safari indicating what is included and excluded, number of guests and the logistics, please download the full brochure below.


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This safari will consist of an itinerary as such:

Day 1 - Arrival

Self - drive to Somerset Gift Farm where you will be met by your three hosts, Shem Compion, Martin Osner and Samantha Lee Osner.

Day 2 - 5

Highlights of this FINE ART PHOTO RETREAT
  • Breakaway from the realities of life is a serene and relaxing environment as you discover the artist within yourself.

  • Use your camera as a creative medium.

  • Do you need to reignite your passion for photography?

  • Learn from South Africa’s most established Fine Art Photographers a four-day workshop that is guaranteed to take your photography to new heights.

  • Learn unique in-camera as well as mixed media techniques to transform your photography into exhibition quality pieces.

  • The techniques taught in this workshop will help you to bring a painterly expression to your portfolio.

  • Martin Osner will share this beautiful location with you, where he has photographed some of his most successful fine art prints.

  • A secret valley of wide-open meadows where horses run free, a crystal-clear river girded on either side by beautiful trees and forests a short walk from a gorgeous waterfall. This is an artist’s paradise.

Day 5 - Final Day

After Breakfast, you will check - out and self - drive back home.

Unfortunately this is the end of your retreat!


19 September 2022 - 23 September 2022

Martin Osner

Born in South Africa (1963), Martin Osner opened his first photographic studio in Johannesburg (1985), where he established a solid reputation as a professional photographer and artist. In 2008, Osner moved to Cape Town to establish a photographic art gallery, which opened its doors in 2010 under his name.


We look forward to hosting you!