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DOLOMITES, ITALY

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Tue, 6 Oct 2020 - Wed, 14 Oct 2020
       £2250.00 per/person (£400.00 min. deposit per/person)
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The majestic Dolomites in Northern Italy were declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2009, and it’s easy to see why. Their unique geology has created one of the world’s most spectacular landscapes – 18 peaks over 3,000m, with steeples, pinnacles and some of the highest sheer rock walls in the world plunging into forested and meadowed valleys, and a myriad of tranquil lakes capturing mirror-glass reflections. In October, the low sun burnishes the Dolomites’ unusual pale limestone features in a glorious alpenglow – and with fewer tourists than in the summer months, it’s the perfect time for relaxed photography.

 

Our workshops are held out of the high season to avoid the crowds , so you can enjoy relaxed, unhurried photography. In June, you’ll still see snow high on the peaks, contrasting with wildflowers on the lower slopes, while in October the low sun burnishes the Dolomites’ unusual pale limestone features in a glorious alpenglow

 

We’ll be based at three separate and equally stunning locations, to give plenty of scope for variety in your photography. The first night is centred on Passo Rolle, with one of the highlights being the spectacular reflections in the lake near Passo Rolle of the sheer, pale-coloured peaks of Cimon della Pala, Cima Vezzana and Cime dei Bureloni.

 

Your experience continues with three nights in Ortisei, where we'll explore the high alpine landscapes by taking a cable car up to Seceda. We'll visit Val di Funes with its rolling meadows and verdantly forested slopes that provide a gentle contrast to the striking backdrop of the Odle/Geisle Massif’s pale, jagged peaks.

 

Our final four days are based in Cortina d'Ampezzo, where we’ll be shooting the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, also known as the Drei Zinnen – a distinctive formation of three battlement-like peaks. This is subject to the mountain road being open. Although this is the only long hike we do, it is mostly on the level, and you can opt out if you wish. Another highlight here is Lake Misurina, the largest natural lake in the region; at over 2.5 km long, it’s the perfect mirror for the majestic mountain scenery.

 

If you love landscape photography and awe-inspiring scenery, my Dolomites photography workshops are the perfect opportunity for you to improve your skills on holiday in one of the world’s most beautiful and diverse mountain regions.

 

WORKSHOP DETAILS

This photography workshop is suitable for photographers of all skill levels.

 

  • Great opportunity to enjoy and improve your landscape photography
  • Collection and drop off from Venice Marco Polo Airport
  • 8 nights’ bed-and-breakfast accommodation
  • One-to-one and group tuition with Tom, an award-winning 35-year veteran in landscape, travel and architectural photography
  • Expert advice on landscape composition and capturing amazing lighting conditions
  • Technical help and critiques
  • Follow-up newsletters with photographic hints and tips
  • No single supplement
  • Private rooms
  • Experience the Dolomites’ extraordinary scenery
  • IMPORTANT – involves high altitudes and moderate hiking, so good physical fitness is required
  • Due to the numerous mountain switchbacks, if you from suffer car sickness, this workshop would not be advisable



Thank you for organizing, driving and guiding during the
last two weeks. Lots of very good memories, hopefully good images and
the definite thirst for more! I'm sure you will see more of me!

Jeremy Hughes

ADDITIONAL INFO

INCLUDES
Tuition, 8 nights accommodation, breakfast, cable car fees, alpine taxi's, park entrance fees, transport during workshop, airport transfers to/from Marco Polo Airport
EXCLUDES
Flights, lunches, evening meals and travel insurance

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