Thanks to all who attended our 2019 Surf Ocean Lifestyle Photography Workshop in Bali earlier this year.

Foto Frenzy's Surf Ocean Lifestyle Bali 2020 Photography Workshop is now OPEN for bookings!

SOL BALI 2020: details visit FOTO FRENZY >>


SOL Bali 2020

Komune Beach Resort, Keramas
31 MAY - 6 JUNE 2020

SOL BALI 2020 - Join us for a week of comprehensive learning across the surf, ocean and lifestyle genres. This workshop will provide you with a skill-set that will enhance your ability to create new and inspiring work in all types of photography.

Fronting the famous Keramas beach break, Komune Resort and Beach Club Bali is a superb venue for our Workshop - the perfect location to be immersed in a week of ocean, surf and lifestyle photography and learning.

Master lensman Ted Grambeau and Canon Master Darren Jew will be teaming up to deliver our SOL Bali 2020 event. Together these two experienced and talented professionals will guide you through a comprehensive and practical curriculum that will establish the mindset, vision, skills and tools that aspiring ocean photographers need to take their imagery to the next level.

Realising ones potential is a goal for all. As a photographer, it’s a never-ending quest to strive to improve all aspects of our image-making skills
— Ted Grambeau


Quality instruction in the classroom will compliment time on the beach and in the water putting your new skills into practice.

  • Defining your purpose and goals

  • In-water shooting

  • Underwater

  • Top-side

  • Lifestyle shoots with talent and products

  • Capturing surf action (including night surfing)

  • Creative camera techniques

  • Creative post-processing

  • Effective workflows


These two great photographers will also be supported by Foto Frenzy’s Jasmine Carey. Representatives from Aquatech water housings will also be offering an extensive range of all popular housing and camera setups to shoot in and around the ocean with.


This workshop will spark creativity and craft a skill-set that can be harnessed to produce inspiring work in all types of photography. Hobbyist or aspiring pro’s alike, you’ll be provided with the tools for achieving professional results.



Gold Coast-based Ted Grambeau is one of the world’s most experienced professional surf photographers, with a career spanning over four decades of making a full-time living as a professional surf photographer.

Studying photography formally at RMIT in Melbourne, Australia and assisting legendary Magnum photographer Burt Glinn in New York laid a sound technical foundation to be the basis of all of Ted’s work. With expertise not only in action sports, but he’s also equally at home in fashion and portraiture work and his fine art images have been at the forefront of ocean imagery for many years. A wealth of experience photographing in the surf has enabled Ted to translate his water photography skills and apply them to underwater fashion, portraiture and swimwear with ease.

With a passion for adventure that has taken him to more than 100 countries, he’s photographed assignments with every major surf brand on the Planet. Being a part of major campaigns like the Rip Curl “Search”; Quiksilver’s “Crossing” and; Billabongs “Odyssey”. His images have graced the covers and filled the editorial pages for all of the world’s leading surf magazines and online sites.

Ted’s commercial clients include Apple; Speedo; National Geographic; Redbull; Patagonia; Corona; Warner Bros; Valley EyeWear; Oakley; Smithsonian and many more. He’s worked on numerous swimwear label editorials features and campaigns.

Ted has three books published on his work, the prestigious Surfers Journal “Masters of Surf Photography”, “The Surfer and Mermaid” a children’s book in collaboration with writer Tim Baker and most recently; “Adventures in Light’ published in conjunction with Rip Curl to celebrate four decades of Ted’s photographic journey. Along with those works dedicated solely to his photography, Ted has contributed to another twenty books and has held several exhibitions of Fine Art photography worldwide.

With a professional career unmatched in surf, ocean and lifestyle photography, Ted Grambeau’s experience, knowledge and skills will be the source of much inspiration and practical learning for those set on taking their photography to new levels. Portfolio Preview >>



Based on Australia’s Gold Coast, Foto Frenzy specialises in creating innovative workshops that provide quality photography education to aspiring photographers, in and around the ocean environment. Founded by world-renowned Canon Master photographer Darren Jew, Foto Frenzy collaborates with the best mentors available, creating workshops that provide solid foundations in the craft of photography and offer guidance and knowledge that will aid photographers on their creative path.

Foto Frenzy’s founder Darren Jew began teaching photography in 1988, and has run hundred’s of day-long, weekend and extended live-in workshops over the last 3 decades.

Foto Frenzy brings together passion, opportunity, expertise and fun to create unique opportunities to learn photography.



Foto Frenzy's Surf Ocean Lifestyle SOL BALI 2020 Photography Workshop is now OPEN for bookings!

Limited spaces are available.

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SURF PHOTO WORKSHOP - Check out my Blog to see behind the scenes and participants reviews from the 2019 Photography Workshop.