Rachel Gillespie is a full-time Astrophotographer and Landcape Photographer and Guide in the Mackenzie Country, Fiordland and many South Island locations and hosts guests for guided glacier walks and photography, photo workshops. With DOC permits for 130 tracks you can tailor your own adventure.

Her passion is the night sky and astrophotography is her love along with landscapes. Adventuring in the Aoraki Mount Cook Dark Sky Reserve and the extended South Island is where you will find her when she is not being a busy mum of 3. She also has a busy print and canvas business and teaches printing workshops all the do’s and don’ts that come with fine art production and a 12 month mentoring program for how to make income from photography

Her passion for teaching others how to get their cameras off auto, and master manual settings, find their confidence in the outdoors alongside her clients and capture her beautiful country is her life’s work. She will take you to her special spots and locations.

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