Join us on a 10-week transformative journey that goes beyond photography. This is your chance to learn directly with Steve Parish. Steve has joined with Dr Dean Holland, an expert in adult education, to create an unparalleled interactive online learning experience that will transform your photography and your approach to creativity. 

Why join this masterclass?

  • Exclusive Live Learning: Six 1.5-hour live sessions with Steve Parish in intimate groups of no more than ten people through Zoom. These aren’t just lectures; they’re interactive experiences designed to engage, challenge, and inspire you – Steve will work with your photos and goals.
  • Live Camera Connection: you’ll receive a dongle adapter, enabling you to share your camera’s viewfinder and images live with Steve Parish during sessions. This real-time, interactive feature allows for immediate feedback and guidance, making your learning experience truly immersive.
  • Unique Sunrise shoot together: Break free from your computer and join Steve Parish for a live, virtual dawn photo walk. Steve will help you engage with your local environment and apply what you have learned in real-time.
  • Have coffee online with Steveask Steve anything in two additional relaxed group sessions. A chance to talk to Steve about your photos.
  • Hands-On Learning: Packed with practical activities and engaging projects, this course is designed to fuel your passion through action. Each step is an invitation to see art everywhere and express your creativity.
  • Comprehensive Course Materials: Secure lifetime access to the complete self-paced (non-live) version of this masterclass which includes over 750 pages of meticulously crafted written content and 4 hours of pre-recorded videos, worth $295. Plus receive materials tailored to your camera model for those who aren’t yet confident with their camera.
  • Never Miss a Moment: All live sessions are recorded, allowing you to revisit the insights shared by Steve at your convenience.

MASTERCLASS STARTS 7.00 pm 31st July 2024
Total Cost $1,500 inc GST
Backed by a money-back guarantee. If you’re not delighted after the first session,
just contact us for a full refund, no questions asked.

Masterclass Schedule

All times AEST (Brisbane time), UTC+10
Wednesday 31 July. 7:00pm – 8:45pm. Steps 1 and 2: Passion and Projects
Thursday 15 August. 7:00pm – 8:30pm. Step 3: The Art of Seeing Art
Wednesday 28 August. 7:00pm – 8:00pm. Optional coffee catch-up
Thursday 12 September. 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Step 4: Cameras and shooting
Wednesday 18 September. 5.00am – 6:30am. Dawn photo-shoot together
Wednesday 2 October. 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Step 5: Editing photos
Wednesday 9 October. 7:00pm – 8:00pm. Optional coffee catch-up
Wednesday 16 October. 7:00pm –9.00pm. Step 6: Connect with Community


What will I learn?

  • Find Your Passion & Voice: Unlock the energy and confidence of embracing your unique creative voice. Drop the barriers holding you back and bring your creativity alive.
  • Fuel Your Passion with Projects: Learn to turn your passion into tangible projects. Organise your images with purpose and build collections that resonate with your creative vision.
  • See Art Everywhere: Develop the mindset to find beauty in the everyday. Compose stunning photos using not just your eyes, but your imagination.
  • My Camera, My Settings: elevate your command over camera settings to articulate your vision beautifully. Steve and Dean will diagnose your current skills and give you direction to overcome the key technical roadblocks to your photographic expression.
  • Develop an Artistic Vision: Dive deep into photo editing to add soul and emotion to your images. Watch Steve edit your images! Discover editing as a creative, energising process that brings your artistic vision to life.
  • Connect with Community: Discover Steve’s simple recipe that built a vast community around photography. Share your work, connect with others, and contribute to a vibrant creative ecosystem.

Are you ready to embark on a life-changing journey?

This masterclass is a call to all who want to take their creativity further. Whether you’re an enthusiast or an experienced photographer, Steve Parish’s guidance through the 6 steps to a creative life opens a world of artistic expression and purposeful living.

The live online masterclass includes the full materials of the Self-paced Masterclass version of Steve’s Masterclass Photography: A Pathway to Purpose, which includes eBooks and videos valued at $295 for permanent help. If you prefer to take the course independently without personalised interaction with Steve and Dean.  Explore the self-paced version of the Masterclass.

Your hosts for this Masterclass

Steve Parish is a renowned Australian nature photographer, author, publisher, and artist with over 50 years of experience. His love for underwater nature photography started in the 1960s, and he released his first book in 1974. He has since become one of the most prominent nature photographers in Australia, with his captivating images featured in publications, exhibitions, and public events worldwide. Steve’s contributions to the field were recognised with the Order of Australia award in 2008. He founded Steve Parish Publishing in 1985, which grew into a multi-million dollar enterprise with 125 employees.
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Dr. Dean Holland is a professional photographer, founder of Take Better Photos in Brisbane, Australia, and holds a Ph.D. in non-formal adult education. Dean has taught over 11,000 photography students, and specialises in empowering individuals to unleash their potential. 
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What Steve and Dean stand for:
Here are our shared core values and the pillars of our creativity and educational approach.
>   We cultivate seeing beauty everywhere
>   Things we are passionate about fuel our creativity
>   We recognise and build from our strengths, not our weaknesses
>   We provide secure arenas for creativity that support risks, play and celebrate outcomes
>   We intentionally create projects that have meaning to us
>   We build on and serve our community
>   We celebrate all people