Ascend Workshop is a social meet-up session led by professional photographers and creatives with the goal to educate, motivate and inspire passionate artists and creatives. It is our mission to share the art of story-telling through photography, filmmaking and visual art.

The sessions are designed for photographers who are looking to further their skills and meet new people with the same passion. Basic knowledge of Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO are essential to enjoy the workshops.

The Journey:

  1. Attend the workshop

  2. Understand the lesson/theme

  3. Execute the challenges (take lots of photos!)

  4. Receive feedback on-the-spot from pro photographers

  5. Socialise and make new friends

  6. Join us for lunch/dinner (if the weather is good and people are keen)

  7. Go home and edit your photos

  8. Join and share your photos on our Facebook group: Ascend Workshop

  9. Get in-depth critiques from the instructors and members (Warning: We won’t go easy on you!)

  10. Learn from the critiques and book another workshop!



Upcoming Workshops

Lightroom + Pro Workflow Workshop

Date: 19th October 2019
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Shoot Location: Darling Harbour
Meeting Point: ICC Sydney (near the round water fountain)
Editing Location: Level 8, 11 York Street, Sydney (Landmark: Starbucks, Wynyard)

In this session, we will teach you how industry professionals use the most popular and powerful photo editing program, Adobe Lightroom. We will also show you our professional workflow from shoot planning, shooting, editing, publishing and archiving your work.

The workshop will start at 10:00am with 1.5 hours of taking photos around Darling Harbour, then followed by group lunch from 11:30, then editing workshop from 1:00pm till 4:00pm.


  • Editing RAW photos (Landscape, Portrait, Nature and General Editing)

  • Batch Editing

  • How to use Presets

  • How to develop your own Presets

  • Exporting for print and social media

  • Professional Workflow and Archiving

What to bring:

  • Camera with Manual Function

  • Your favourite lens, tripod, filters and essentials

  • Laptop with Latest Lightroom Classic CC (Optional)

  • RAW photos

  • Notepad and pen

  • Snack and drink


We will give you our own Professional Presets that will definitely speed up your editing process. You can use these Presets on your Landscape, Portraits, Urban, Nature and General Photography.
Valued over $300

*Only 20 spots available

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