Lisa Kurtz

Lisa, as co-founder and Photography Director of Capture Italy, is a professional photographer who runs a successful portraiture business in Brisbane, Australia.

Lisa first visited Italy, camera in hand, eighteen years ago. With a passion for art and history, Italy took her heart. Lisa decided to settle in Rome and the company she worked for asked her to set up and run their walking tour division. These walking tours thrived and still run today.

Lisa came back to Australia two years later and has returned to Italy regularly taking small groups on personally designed tours that  have evolved into Capture Italy.

Lisa is an experienced photography tutor and regularly facilitates photography workshop programs. Lisa's work has been exhibited in a number of local and national shows and Lisa has been a guest speaker on radio programs sharing her tips for better photography. Lisa has also had a number of travel articles published both locally and internationally.

Lisa's teaching style is relaxed and highly personalised, through her ability to tailor her photographic knowledge and experience for each person’s individual creative and technical needs.

Dianne Osborne

Dianne, as co-founder and Tour Director of Capture Italy, is an experienced traveller and keen photographer. Dianne participates in photography clubs and regularly submits images for competition. Dianne often assists Lisa during location shoots.

Dianne with a corporate career, including co-founder of a successful technology and consulting company, brings her passion for excellent client service that will ensure your every expectation is met.


"Lisa has inspired me. Not only do I now know what all those buttons and dials mean, I know what I need to do, and think about, to take great photos for years to come. Thank you for a wonderful two weeks." - Lynne, Sunshine Coast, Australia

“This holiday was everything I had hoped for and more. A blend of photography, culture, history and wonderful food and people. I thought I knew everything there was to know about photography but have come with some really handy tips” - Allan, Melbourne, Australia

“This tour will not disappoint...we picked up some valuable skills and Lisa has fired our passion for great photography. A really inspirational experience.” - Ray and Anne, Sydney, Australia

“I first met Lisa when she was travelling and photographing Canada about ten years ago. Last year I was finally able to join her on a Capture Italy tour. What can I say? It was a fantastic two weeks and I not only improved my photography but made new friends as well. The group was great, and we all shared a common goal - to make great photos and have fun.” - Kellie, Toronto, Canada

“Lisa’s tuition has changed me from a happy snapper to now looking at photography as an art form. Her knowledge of the history of the places we visited added to my wonderful holiday. The visits to the medieval hill-towns were the highlights for me.” - Annie, Brisbane, Australia

“We loved the tour! Lisa and Dianne are great teachers and hosts. Their love and knowledge of photography and Italy is amazing. We would recommend this tour to anyone looking for a really special travel experience.” - Anthony and Louise, London, UK

Together, Lisa and Dianne look forward to you joining them on this fabulous Italian tour.


September 2014 Tour