Project Description

Location: Iceland
Duration: 5 nights / 6 days
Group Size: Max 10
Level of fitness required: Easy

Join Tatra Photography for one of the most unique Aurora photography tours you will ever experience, with our new travelling hotel we can track down the clear skies for Aurora photography and move around without having to check in and out of hotels or drive long distances back to base, our travelling hotel will follow our path every step which guarantees more opportunity to photograph the Aurora.

The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis are discharged particles from the sun that pass through the magnetic shield of earth and create light when they mix with atoms and molecules such as nitrogen and oxygen gases on entering into the earth’s atmosphere.

These particles travel through space towards planet earth being drawn towards the earth’s magnetic north and south polar regions. During periods of strong solar flares the light becomes extremely dynamic producing swirls and flash patterns throughout the sky. The colours merge and flash from greens, reds, yellows and violets.

The sight is awe inspiring. The Aurora Borealis is one of the most incredible natural phenomenon’s you will ever witness and we will be with you every step of the way to capture it all.

On this Northern Lights Iceland special you will receive a masterclass in Aurora photography and all the techniques required from our professional photographer. Each photographer will receive dedicated tuition to capture the Northern Lights and the Icelandic landscape.

We also encourage participants to bring a selection of their work for a review and critique, where our professional tutor will discuss the art of landscape photography composition, how to use the camera to create wow-factor images and how to approach landscape photography with the eye of a pro.

Our daily transport for the tour is a specially modified super jeep capable of withstanding the Icelandic weather and terrain to get us in location for the Aurora photography at the right time. Our vehicle can take us anywhere in Iceland so we can access locations normally inaccessible to other photography tours. Our locations during this tour will based in the North & South East and will include Goddafoss, Dettifoss, Lake Myva and the awe inspring Jokulsarlon lagoon & black beach.

Our Aurora photography tour in Iceland has no boundaries or restrictions, we can travel everywhere in Iceland with our hotel, you will be able to wake up with all the epic locations in Iceland on your doorstep.

No other photography tour can offer an Aurora experience like Tatra Photography’s travelling hotel.

Accommodation

Travelling Hotel Iceland  

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Ever wanted to wake up in one of the most breathtaking places in Iceland? Our travelling hotel exclusive to Tatra Photography will be our home in all of the epic locations Iceland has to offer with the most unique accommodation you can ever imagine.

Our travelling hotel is an experience that you will never forget with the best comfort that all the modern hotels can offer. Our hotel will travel with us every step of the tour so we can wake up each morning already in location ready to capture all that magic light on your doorstep! We will not need to drive endless hours back to a hotel after we have finished shooting in location, our hotel will already be there.

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Hotel quality – Our hotel will be warm and comfortable just like it feels at home.  Comfortable accommodation rooms with the same comfort as some of the best hotel rooms. Dining Room – Fully equipped Dining Room where our guests are served the freshest food in beautiful landscape settings.

Choice of Rooms – You can choose from a choice of room in our travelling hotel, we have 4 single rooms with shared bathrooms and 6 double rooms with queen size bed and private en-suite bathroom, high quality mattresses, electricity in every room suitable for laptops, camera equipment and other electrical equipment.

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Food – Every morning we will be served continental gourmet breakfast, lunch travel packages provided in the afternoons and two course evening meals.

Other Facilities – Guests can also prepare coffee, tea and hot chocolate in each room individually. Wireless internet connection in all rooms.

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Your tutor for this workshop is Mark Bauer. Mark is one of the UK’s leading landscape photographers. He has been a full-time professional since 2003, and his images have been published in books, magazines and calendars around the world. Mark is represented by several leading image libraries, including the fine art library, Trevillion Images and he is regular contributor the UK photographic press, in particular Digital SLR, Digital Photographer, Photography for Beginners and Landscape Photography Magazine.

He is the author of three books, including The Landscape Photography Workshop (with Ross Hoddinott) and is currently working on a fourth. He is a multi-award winner, having had work Highly Commended and Commended in the ‘Take a View’ Landscape Photographer of the Year Competition and Highly Commended in The International Garden Photographer of the Year. In 2011, he was a category winner in the Outdoor Photographer of the Year Competition.

Mark’s work is characterised by dramatic compositions shot in atmospheric light, and he is an experienced tutor who is passionate about helping others to develop their vision.

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.

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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