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Day 1 - 12th November 2017 - Sutherland
We will pick you up at the city of Inverness (exact place to be announced) at 9:00 in the morning. As such, participants are expected to spend the night in Inverness prior to the beginning of the workshop. Then, we will leave towards Ullapool (1 hour) and spend the whole day photographing the area of Sutherland.
Days 2 and 3 - Sutherland
We will go on exploring and photographing the area of Sutherland, including Inverpolly and some coastal areas. Our daily schedule will vary depending on the locations we will visit, combining multiple photographic sessions and post-processing critique sessions once we come back to the hotel at the end of the day.
Day 4 and 5 - Torridon and Loch Maree
We will transfer to the area of Torridon, where we will be staying at one of the most exclusive and ideally placed hotels of the whole Scotland (Torridon hotel, 5*). From here, we will explore and photograph the dramatic landscape around Torridon and Loch Maree, including post-processing sessions by the fire at the end of the day.
Day 6 - Torridon and Loch Maree
We will spend the whole day photographing around the Torridon and Loch Maree areas. At the end of the day, we will travel back to Inverness, where we will spend the night at an exclusive 4* hotel.
Day 7 - 18th November 2017 - End of the Photo-trip
We will have breakfast together and officially end the photographic trip. We will arrange the transfers to Inverness airport, so that participants can easily catch their connecting flights back home.
Included and excluded
- Tour led by Rafael Rojas and Anca Minican
- In the field photography advice, daily briefings, commentary sessions / image reviews, Photoshop - Lightroom tutorials
- Special workshop sessions on post-processing (Lightroom - Photoshop)
- Special workshop session on technical basics in the use of DSRL cameras (only for beginners)
- Transportation in 9 places van
- Accommodation in comfortable hotel (one of them being the luxurious The Torridon 5* hotel)
- Single occupancy basis for all participants
- All meals
- All non alcoholic drinks
- Transfer to Inverness airport
- Unforgettable experiences and a lot of fun!
- Photographic and clothing equipment
- International and domestic flights
- Any meals other than those stated in detailed itinerary
- Personal expenses: Tips, telephone, laundry, gifts, etc.
- Alcoholic beverages
- Medical and Accident insurance valid for the UK (compulsory for all participants)
- Cancellation and Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
- Personal items
All photographic levels, from beginners to advanced photographers, are welcome. A certain familiarity with your camera will be highly beneficial in order to get the most from this photographic trip from day one.
Easy/Moderate. We will walk a bit around uneven terrain, bog and rocky shores, with walks of 2 km maximum from the car. Contact us if you are not sure about your suitability in terms of fitness.
3'750 CHF (Swiss Francs) VAT incl.
Single Occupancy Supplement
Single Occupancy accommodation is included on this photo trip for all participants.
Deposit of 1'500 CHF to secure your place at the time of booking.
Full payment of the photo-trip due 120 days (4 months) prior to the departure date.
Should you need to cancel this photo-trip, the following fees apply:
- 90 days or more before the departure date: Your deposit fee
- 89 to 61 days before the departure date: 50% cancellation fee
- 60 days or less before the departure date: 100% cancellation fee
It is strongly recommended to acquire travel cancellation insurance.
Number of People
Groups are limited from 4 (minimum) to 6 (maximum). This number includes photographers and non-photographing partners / spouses.
Logistics and Transportation
Transportation will be in a van seating 9 people. Accommodation will be at 2 exclusive hotels, with single superior bedrooms for each participant. Breakfasts will be served at the hotel, we will take packed lunches with us for greater flexibility and we will enjoy great dinners at the restaurant every evening.
Non photographing spouses / partners
Non-photographing spouses and partners are welcome on this trip. Even though the dinner conversations will certainly revolve around photography, all locations visited will allow non photographing partners and spouses to discover and fully enjoy the beauty of the place. Same rates apply.
The official language for this photographic trip will be English. However, bear in mind that personal explanations to each participant can be done also in French or Spanish, as we are bilingual in these other languages.
A certain international composition of the group should be expected, with all the fun and wonderful implications that brings.We are used to dealing with international groups in our workshops and photo trips and it is normal to have four or five nationalities represented in the group. Trust us, that is one of the strong points of our photo-trips and a highly enriching experience!
Please ensure that you have pre-arranged your entry visa if required and that your passport is valid to visit the UK, and that it does not expire in a critical date.
No vaccinations are mandatory. It is a condition of booking that you disclose any medical conditions you might have including allergies or special nutritional requirements. This is essential as it may affect both your own and other people's enjoyment of the trip and will allow us to understand the implications in relation to the particular trip.
Please bear in mind the volume limitation for your photo-bag. Even though we will be 8 people travelling in a van seating 9, we should be able to accommodate all the bags in the van that we normally take for our photographic sessions.
All participants must be in possession of Health and Accident Insurance (with repatriation cover).
Additionally, we strongly advise you to conclude a Cancellation and Travel Insurance. If you need any help with this, let us know and we will suggest some leading companies with which we normally work.