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Location: Germany
Duration: 3 nights / 4 days
Group Size: Max 7
Level of fitness required: Easy

Saxony’s Zittau Mountains national park is located on the border triangle of Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic. The landscape stretches along the meandering River Mandau and is one of Europe’s scenic gems.

The particular charm of Germany’s smallest highland area lies in its varied sandstone mountains, volcanic peaks and picturesque valleys. Exquisite plant life such as marsh marigolds, martagon lilies and carline thistles can also be found in the marshlands and alpine meadows.

During this photography tour of Saxon we will capture the incredible variety of the Sandstone mountains and lush landscapes. All levels are catered for so whether you are new to photography, an enthusiast or a seasoned pro we provide a fun packed tour with a masterclass in landscape techniques from our professional photographer Martin Rak.

While on location you will receive dedicated one-to-one tuition to help hone your landscape photography skills.  Martin Rak will offer guidance on both the technical and creative aspects of landscape photography and always be at hand to provide feedback on your photographs.  At each location we visit Martin will make suggestions and offer advice on how to create wow factor images.

martin-rak-profile2Your tutor for this workshop is Martin Rak. Martin  is a renowned Czech landscape photographer based in Prague. He got his first camera at the age of 6 and has been interested in photography ever since. He has been commended in many competitions and won awards such as SWPO National Award winner 2016 and 3rd place EISA Maestro 2016.

Martin’s work has been published in various publications, magazines and calendars around the world. He contributes to Black and White Photography Magazine, Practical Photography, Digital SLR Photography, GEO (Germany) and many others. Martin cooperates with the CzechTourism agency and Bohemian Switzerland National Park.

His photographs are typical with foggy scenery, dramatic light and dreamy mood.

Lee-Logo-B-W-InsPro-Cropped-300x166The 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

 

Wehlen Hof doubleHotel Wehlener Hof is located in the heart of Wehlen’s historic centre. The Wehlener Hof is just 10 m from the banks of the Elbe and offers spacious en-suite rooms and a hearty buffet breakfast. The stylish rooms feature quality furnishing, offering a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a seating area and a private bathroom.

Breakfast is served at the property and a restaurant is located 30 m from the property which serves regional dishes. Guests are welcome to relax with a drink in the lobby or enjoy a homemade cake in the café.

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