Iceland – Landmannalaugar
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Location: Central Iceland
Duration: 6 nights / 7 days
Group Size: Max 10
Level of fitness required: Easy

The Highlands of Iceland are quite simply the most spectacular landscapes you are ever likely to see or photograph, during this workshop you will be able to capture jagged mountain peaks, volcanic sands, large lava fields, huge craters, deep blue mountain lakes and spectacular mountain glaciers.

The Highlands of Iceland are mostly uninhabitable and only accessible by 4×4 super jeep, you will not find accommodation anywhere unless you are camping or drive for long periods, our new travelling hotel is designed to travel everywhere and will be waiting for us in location once we have finished shooting for the day, the Highlands of Iceland will be on the doorstep to your luxury hotel room. No more multi centre tours and having to check in and check out of your hotel or driving endless hours to return to your base, only one hotel that travels to whichever location we decide to enjoy the best of the weather conditions for that particular day.

We don’t have a set itinerary for this tour, we have a list of all the amazing Iceland Highland locations and plan the best route with the weather reports which guarantees more opportunity to shoot this spectacular landscape. Some of the locations we will visit during this tour are Mount Hekla, Krakatindur, Doma Dalur, Landmanalagur, Ljotipollur, Froststadavatn, Jokuldalir, Fogrufjoll, Eldgja, Haifoss & many more secret locations!

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 at the right time. This vehicle can take us anywhere in the Highlands so we can access locations normally inaccessible to other photography tours.

As well as having extended and flexible time in the field, where we will work one-on-one with each guest to hone your landscape photography skills, we will also provide demonstrations of advanced landscape photography techniques, such as High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI) and night photography.
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.

Accommodation

Travelling Hotel Iceland  

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 the 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 and stunning locations at your doorstep. 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.

 

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