Craig Wetjen presenter at Bright Festival of Photography

CRAIG WETJEN


Anyone who met Craig last year knows he is one of the most decent humans to walk this planet. If your zest for life if flagging just get a bit of Craig's irresistible optimism. He'll be taking some very lucky people on his environment portraits workshops again. Not to be missed! He's spent 33 years in the industry and been successful as a commercial, portraiture, wedding and even scientific photography. Craig is an educator, mentor and advocate for professional practice within the industry for 22 year in Australia. 


Craig Wetjen Bright Festival of Photoraphy (BFOP) Image 2

Craig Wetjen Bright Festival of Photoraphy (BFOP) Image 2

CURRENT BFOP STATUS:



  • BFOP 2019

    In 2019 Craig moves from veteran to the status of ‘furniture’. He’s here to stay and will always be a festival highlight, this guy rocks.

  • BFOP 2018

    Craig wow’d us by being one of the first presenters to completely book out in seconds. Yeah… he’s that good.

  • BFOP 2017

    Craig was here with us from the start and even adjudicated our first photo comp! Didn’t pick my photo but no hard feelings…


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2019 BFOP WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS:



BREAKING BRUMBIES - Environmental Portraits

Suitable for any level of photographer. Some of the best shots of the festival came out of this workshop last year. Join the incredible Craig Wetjen as he shows you how he approaches environmental photography. He will work the group through how he sets up and lights shots that highlight the subject in their environment. He’ll then give you a chance to shoot some genuinely unique local personalities. In this case he'll be taking the group out to Bogong Horse Adventure in Mt Beauty to shoot Cam Baird with his horses. What could be cooler than hanging out with the nicest man in photography smashing out stunning images?


REDGUM WOODWORKING - Environmental Portraits

Suitable for any level of photographer. Join Craig Wetjen as he shows you how he approaches environmental photography. He will work the group through how he sets up and lights shots that highlight the subject in their environment. He'll then give you a chance to shoot some genuinely unique local personalities. In this case it is Don in his workshop stacked high with milled redwood waiting to be made into furniture. What's more you get to enjoy Craig's high energy engagement!


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