Aries Tao

Graduated with the doctorate degree from Macquarie University in 2009,  Aries Tao established  “CloverImage” wedding photography studio based in Sydney, which became the one of the most high-end Intimate Wedding and Pre-wedding Photography studio based in Australia.

Aries holds the title of:

• AIPP NSW Wedding Photographer of The Year - 2017 and 2018

• WPPI Master

• MPA Oversea Classical Wedding Photographer of the Years 2017 

• Asia Top20 Wedding Photographer of the Year - 2017 and 2018

Because of his contribution in wedding photography industry, he was invited as part of the judging panel in WPPI, ISPWP and AsiaWPA competition. He is also the current AIPP NSW State council member. He has recently invited as “Godox Ambassador Australia” and “Ambassador of SOM(Studio of Masters)”. With his success in the professional photography world, he was exclusively interviewed by SBS Radio, Portrait Magazine China, etc.

At this workshop, Aries will share a few lighting setups to create his signature WOW images on location. These setups can be also used in portrait and fashion photography. During this workshop Aries will explore the Godox location flash series including AD200, AD400, AD600, and corresponding modifiers, he will show you his way of utilizing this gear in different lighting scenarios. 



Schedule 2019

Tuesday 12th November

Trade Opens & Rego Opens 8.30am Trade Show and Registration Opens
Joshua Holko 9.30am Polar Wildlife Portraiture
Coffee Break 11.00am
Rocco Ancora 11.15am TBA ( Portraits )
Lunch Break 12.45pm
Forum 1.30pm
Lauren McGill 2.00pm TBA ( Family Portraits )
Coffee Break 3.30pm
Melissa Ghionis 3.45pm TBA
Drinks 5.15pm
Evening Hands on Shoots 6.30pm
End 9.30pm

Wednesday 13th November

Trade Opens & Rego Opens 8.30am Trade Show and Registration Opens
George FettingA25 9.30am What makes a Good Headshot
Coffee Break 11.00am
Jason Edwards 11.15am The Day in the Life of News Photog
Lunch Break 12.45pm
Forum 1.30pm
Ashley and Nicki 2.00pm TBA ( Weddings )
Coffee Break 3.30pm
Jerry Ghionis 3.45pm TBA
Drinks 5.15pm
Print Awards 6.15pm
End 7.30pm


The Peninsula

Peninsula - Waterfront Function Venues ​
Shed 14, Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, VIC, 3008

Peninsula is Melbourne’s most glamorous and avant-garde waterfront event space. Located at Central Pier, Docklands, inside a heritage-listed shipping shed, Peninsula is inspired by London’s iconic Tate Modern Museum. Featuring nine-meter high ceilings, exposed trusses and huge floor to ceiling windows flanked by the original loading doors of the shed, the space is sure to impress.