Field Trip: Mt. Hotham & Blue Mountains Exploration with Joel Alston of Barefoot & Bearded

Field Trip: Mt. Hotham & Blue Mountains Exploration with Joel Alston of Barefoot & Bearded

All field trip photos are courtesy of Joel Alston of Barefoot & Bearded. We are proud to have him as a Tribe Ambassador! Interested in applying for a Field Trip sponsorship? Click here for more informationAll photos were edited with the Wolf Pack Presets, specifically WP05. 


PART THREE OF JOEL'S TASMANIA FIELD TRIP

Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston

After the Cradle Mountains elopement, we got a ferry the next day back to the mainland. We drove straight to Mt Hotham where we spent a lot of time snowboarding and exploring.

We also did some work for the Hotham Resort Marketing team for a campaign promoting “what you can do at Hotham besides ski and snowboard”, so we were lucky enough to photograph a cool couple in some pretty rad locations.

Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston

If you've never taken a sled dog tour, I highly recommend it. It's such a cool, calming way to take in the sights. I'll definitely be back for another one!

Once we got to our shooting location, I was in awe of the view. Capturing this sweet couple was just the cherry on top of a great day. 

Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston

The light from a small fishing boat we just happened the stumble upon created a soft, warm glow.

It felt like I got to capture the couple's aura from behind the lens.

Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston

After snowshoeing around the resort, it was time to wind down with burgers, beer, and a delicious cheese plate.

The couple planned their next day's trek between bites. 

Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston

After spending 4 days in Hotham, we drove 8 hours to the Blue Mountains where I hosted the first EXPSD Adventures workshop for photographers with my good mate, Aaron Shum. We were even lucky enough to have the amazing Tribe Photo Co. as a major sponsor!

Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston
Lightroom Presets Post-Production Tools The Photosynthesis Project Joel Alston

The photography workshop was the perfect end to a perfect trip.

Now to gear up for September and October's excursions!

Follow along during each field trip on Instagram: @barefootandbearded