New Zealand

Ultimate Autumn

One of my signature 7-day tours during a spectacular time of year, taking you across the vibrant and most inspiring landscapes of the South Island




Date: March 25th – 31st 2021 (1 Place Left)
April 26th – May 2nd 2021 (Sold Out)
May 8th – 14th 2021 
Location: Begins and ends in Queenstown, South Island NZ
Group Size: Maximum 6 participants

Experience Level: Suitable for all levels
Accomodation: Twin share 4-star hotels and lodges 

With the first snow of the season often having arrived, this time of year provides spectacular shooting conditions across the South Island, with the colours of fall and mild temperatures. On this 7-day signature photography tour of mine, I’ll be taking you to what I consider the very best photography locations in the South Island, beginning in Queenstown and covering the Mt Cook region, Central Otago, Southern Lakes and Fiordland – just about all the diversity you need as a landscape photographer!

With a group size limited to just 6, this is a very personal tour with likeminded people, allowing for more room and time on location and the freedom to explore the diverse landscape NZ has to offer.
I keep the order of the itinerary completely flexible so I can get you to the right place at the best times and in all my workshops I share all my knowledge, assisting each one of you in the field as well some processing sessions I’ll hold as well.


Milford Sound New Zealand

These Are The Places I Live And Breathe

Forests, Mountains, Lakes, Waterfalls, Glaciers, Autumn Colours and Much More

“On all my workshops, my goal is not to simply help you take a nice photo, but to bring you face to face with intimate and unforgettable experiences in the natural world. I’ll also share with you the technical knowledge and creative understanding to carry with you on the rest of your photography journey.” WP

Milford Sound + Cruise

Experience a location I know very well, the iconic Milford Sound, where glacially carved mountains rise vertically from the depths of the sea. We’ll also have a 2hr cruise, which provides a very unique photography experience.  

Fiordland National Park

My home and one part of the world I’m most passionate about. Let me share with you a landscape born of storms, with towering mountains, vibrant mossy forests, winding rivers and flowing waterfalls.

Helicopter Flight

During this workshop we will utilise helicopters to reach a unique vantage point over Fiordland, for an unforgettable sunset like no other.

Mt Cook And The Southern Alps

Yes, we will explore the big peaks and tallest mountains in NZ, in a region surrounded by glacial lakes, milky rivers and ancient glaciers.

Interested? Contact us via the form below to see the complete workshop brochure

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What People are Saying

“encouraging and patient ”

“He was quick to respond to any correspondence, encouraging, patient and adapted to suit any situation. It has changed my way of looking at our beautiful nature and the eagerness to take more photos cannot be ignored thanks to Will.”

Leanne Cullen – NZ

“raw and passionate”

“Will understands that you need to have flexibility when shooting and doesn’t have you lined up in a row like a tourist, which is similar to other workshops I have attended. If you want to learn true, raw and passionate photography, a Patino photography workshop is for you.”

Nick Kennedy – Sydney AU

“very productive”

“It was a very productive learning period in the art of landscape photography. I have no hesitation in highly recommending his expertise and personable nature.”

Rob Weir – North Island NZ

“the most memorable experience”

“I’m a three time attendee (Canada, Iceland and Patagonia) with Will. He tailors the workshop content to the skill level of the attendees. He strives to bring you to the best places at the best times for the most memorable experiences.”

Alyssa Nealon – Tennessee USA 

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Pricing And Availability

If you like the sound of this workshop, drop us a line and we’ll get back to you with the full brochure.

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