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Touring Japan

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Touring Japan


12 days


Explore the best of Japan
On location in Japan, including Osaka, Nara, Shikoku, Hiroshima and Kyoto

Career Outlook & Pathway

Grow your skills on location
As part of our mission to create an international centre of photographic excellence and education, PSC is building bridges between Australia and Japan through our innovative photographic programs. The common attribute of our tour participants is a passion for photography, and we provide during the tour extended opportunities for image capture. The tour is designed for emerging professional photographers to advance their career, experienced photographers who want guidance to identify photo opportunities and best compose their images or improve their photographic skills on location.

Touring Japan

Touring Japan

12 Days and 11 Nights:
Osaka / Nara / Shikoku Island / Hiroshima / Kyoto

Discover Japan offers you the opportunity to engage with the Japanese people and discover the country's cultural diversity and physical beauty with your camera with a group of passionate photography students and enthusiasts.

Our bespoke tour focuses on Southern Honshu and Shikoku Islands, the centre of Imperial Japan that now forms a major hub for industry and tourism. We also offer an optional extension to visit Tokyo, one of the world's great cities.

The beauty and charm of Japan's least visited island, Shikoku are combined with the vibrant markets, architectural wonders, stunning landscapes and cultivated gardens that are a feature of Kansai region and its 3 world renowned cities - Osaka, Nara and Kyoto - and the 20th Century's enduring monument to peace and resilience, Hiroshima.

Accompanying us and providing expert photographic support will be renowned international photojournalist Michael Coyne and Japan-based Australian commercial photographer Steph Doran.

Our unique tour will allow you to explore your photographic ideas and interests, offering you unparalleled access to the people cities and culture of Japan. Suitable for students and emerging photographers, experienced photographers who are interested in a flexible format, aspiring photographers, the shared attribute of our tour participants is a passion for photography and for capturing great images.

Tour Departs Melbourne 8 September

Whether you love photography, or want to improve your photographs while travelling, join us now to be part of this exciting photographic adventure in Japan with like-minded travellers.




Application Procedure

Tour enquiries:

Andrew Denishensky from Travel Counsellors
Call 1300 563 393  or email


Mandarine Montgomery Communications and Student Coordinator
Call +61 3 9682 3191 or email
for further information or any photography enquiries)

Join us directly by payment of your $1000.00 non-refundable deposit here.

Andrew Denishensky from Travel Counsellors will then contact you to assist arrange accommodation and travel.

  • Have you read our Discover Japan with Photography Studies College (Melbourne) Brochure?
  • Have you reviewed our Itinerary?
  • Do you understand the Application Process?
  • You have the financial resources to participate in the tour and understand the timing of payments.
  • Do you have a digital camera that shoots RAW and a computer with access to suitable photography software?
  • Does your accompanying partner share your interest in photography? If not we are pleased to discuss your choices with you.
  • Your health and mobility is adequate to fully participate in the tour?
Entry Requirements

Tours are designed for photographers at all levels who have a passion for travel and improving their image making.

All participants are expected to have working knowledge of their camera and computer.

Tuition Fees
& Enrolment

Tuition Fees

Price based on a maximum of 14 passengers: YEN 590000 per person Twin Share.

Single Supplement YEN 105,000 (Note: only possible for 9 nights – excludes Matsuyama)

Today’s Westpac TT rate of the day .837 = AUD 7048.

Single supplement not available at Ryokan (Japanese Inn) In Matsuyama (2 Nights)


A non- refundable deposit of $A1,000 per person is required to secure your booking (land arrangements only), prior to 31 May 2018 or at the time of booking flights. Full costs and arrangements can be found under 'Terms & Conditions' in the trip guide.

If the trip does not reach minimum numbers, the trip will be cancelled 70 days from departure and a refund of the $A1000 (deposit) will be returned.

Deposit payment to secure your place can be made by proceeding through the checkout found below.

Andrew Denishensky from Travel Counsellors will then be in contact with you to discuss your booking, payments, flights, visa (if required) and full details.

Travel Counsellors are offering a group economy airfare with Cathay Pacific for $A1500.00.

Flight Departs on the evening of 8th September ex Melbourne CX 178 at 23.40 then CX 594 Hong Kong to Kansai at 8.00am CX594 arriving Osaka at 12.50pm Sunday 9 September.

A non-refundable deposit of $300.00 per person is required to secure flights and issuance of travel insurance by Travel Counsellors. Final balance is due for all passengers travelling, no later than 4 June 2018.

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