Project Description

Location: Lofoten Islands, Norway
Duration: 5 nights / 6 days
Group Size: Max 8
Level of fitness required: Easy

The Land of the Midnight Sun – Lofoten Islands archipelago offers you breathtaking and unforgettable scenery above the Arctic Circle, this group of small islands rise majestically from the sea with alpine mountain peaks soaring to over 1000 meters. The mountains, sweeping fjords, white sandy beaches and tiny fishing settlements make the Lofoten Islands a photographers dream.

The midnight sun is a natural phenomenon occurring in summer months between the spring equinox and the autumnal equinox north of the Arctic Circle. During these special hours which produces incredible colour and light that lasts for hours we will visit locations of coastal beaches, fjords. Lakes, mountains and fishing villages backed up with the incredible mixture of colours in the sky as the sun dips to the horizon.

We will photograph the midnight sun during two evenings and for three evenings we will catch the sun as it dips below the horizon. Tatra photography provide photographic tuition with British professional photographer Lee Pengelly, during the workshop you will be able to learn all the different techniques to photograph the lakes & mountains of Lofoten and come home with some outstanding images. Over the 6 days you can expect a packed workshop of great photography, great company and great food in the beautiful surroundings of the Land of the midnight sun – Lofoten Islands Norway.

Your tutor for this workshop is Lee Pengelly. Lee is a professional photographer specialising in landscape & nature photography.  Lee started taking pictures in 1996, after a college course and Bureau of Freelance Photographers study course. Between 1996 and 2000 he honed his skills and built up a range of clients for his work. By late 2000 he had given up the day job and turned pro.

His clients include the Landmark Trust, B&Q, Ordnance Survey, Daily Mail, Kodak, National Trust, Outdoor Photography, Practical Photography, The National Grid and the Britannia Group.

Lee’s work is also represented by Corbis, Alamy, Britain On View,(Photolibrary), Loop Images and Imageclick picture agencies and sold worldwide in books, newspapers, magazines, calendars, cards and travel guides.

 In 2007 Lee began running photography lectures for clubs and societies, focusing on photographic technique and his style of photography. He is an experienced course leader, running UK and overseas workshops.

“I have a passion for the landscape and it’s the subject that got me to pick up the camera, I will always love it and always return to it. I love to be out in the great outdoors in all weathers capturing the changing light.

The landscape workshops with Tatra Photography are sponsored by Lee Filters and Robert White Camera Suppliers.

Lee Filters have kindly donated a landscape filter set including various grads, ND filters and the BIG 10 Stopper, Lee have also provided a range of holders and rings, all of which will be available to use to participants on the workshops and will be demonstrated by the Tatra photography award winning tutors.

Any customers wanting to purchase their products can then buy from Robert White cameras or direct from Lee filters.

Accommodation

Red rorbu fishing hutWe provide breakfast and evening meals with single room accommodation for this workshop and no single supplement.

Our Lofoten Rorbuer are equipped with large en-suite rooms, kitchenette, TV,stereo and wi-fi.  Our  quaint village is only a few minutes walk from the pier with outstanding views of the surrounding mountains.

The restaurant will be our resting place in the evening to enjoy the various fish dishes with the freshest ingredients from a Lofoten fishery.

All monies paid by you for the air holiday package shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 6404. For more information see our booking terms and conditions.

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