Burning sky on the Algarve Coast at sunset
The last light
Lighthouse in Cabo Raso, Cascais
Belem Tower
albandeirabeach
boatwreckage
lagosbeachrockstacks
lagosbeachsunset
Praia Da Adraga
praiadaadragesunset
sagres lighthouse
sinesrockstacks
sinessunset
sinsesbluehour
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thearchalgarve
vila de milfontes
lagosbeachrockstacks

Location: Portuguese coast / Portugal
Duration: 6 nights / 7 days
Group Size: Max 7
Level of fitness required: Easy

Join Tatra Photography in the wild west of Portugal to capture one of the most photogenic coastlines in Europe. The west coast of Portugal from Lisbon to Lagos is lush with greenery and wild fauna amidst steep rugged cliff faces and sea stacks which face the Atlantic ocean.

The dramatic coastline is also home to quint fishing villages and old towns with pristine beaches nestled in between the protected nature reserves.

During this 6 night photography workshop we cover the 250km west coast starting from Lagos and continuing along the coast to Sines. Our final 2 nights of the trip will be based in Lisbon to capture the city at sunset and the blue hour.

We will have plenty of time out in the field at sunrise & sunset for the seascape locations and we will concentrate on the blue hour & evenings in Lisbon to really explore the old towns with our cameras. We will seek out interesting nooks and crannies as well as the better-known and more iconic sites. Our aim will be to give you ample opportunity to really capture the history and beauty of this amazing country.

As well as having extended and flexible time in Portugal where we will work one-on-one with each guest to hone your seascape and urban photography skills, we will also provide demonstrations of advanced landscape and cityscape photography techniques, such as High Dynamic Range Imaging, image stacking and night photography.

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

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, Little 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.

Your tutor for the workshop is Jeremy Walker. Jeremy has for over twenty years been producing eye-catching landscape, architectural and people images of the highest quality for use by advertising, editorial and design clients around the globe. Brought up in a world of film and darkrooms but now fully embracing the digital realm with Nikon his awe inspiring panoramic images have earned him the reputation of being one of the UK’s top landscape photographers and Outdoor Photography magazine described him as a panoramic ‘Guru’.

This reputation lead him to being asked to represent Nikon as one of their prestigious Nikon Ambassadors. Having been a Nikon user for over twenty five years this is a great honour.

Jeremy’s photography and writing appear in many of the UK’s top photographic publications and he is in regular demand as a guest speaker and lecturer, both at home and abroad.

As well as shooting high class inspiring images with impact using Nikon cameras and lenses Jeremy is also a highly experienced workshop leader. Not only does he lead the highly acclaimed LEE Filters workshops but will also be running landscape workshops for The Nikon School. He also runs his own one day, weekend and ten day workshops, for all levels of enthusiast, both in the UK and overseas.

Accommodation

Hotel MemmoHotel Memmo is located a short walk from the beach in the green surroundings of the Costa Vicentina Natural Park. The hotel has an outdoor pool with magnificent Atlantic Ocean views and rooms with private balconies. All guest rooms of the Hotel offer views of the sea or garden and luxurious Memmo bathroom amenities. Each room includes a seating area with a flat-screen TV. Guests can relax in the spa and enjoy the heated indoor pool, Turkish bath and sauna. Guests can also pamper themselves with various massages.

Caso Do MedicoCasa do Médico de São offers accommodation in Sines a stones throw away from the beach with stunning views of the coastline. Each room is spacious with en suite facilities and free wifi throughout the property, air conditioning and flat-screen TV.

Hotel RosioDating back to 1900 the 24-hour Rossio Hotel is a newly refurbished boutique hotel located in the heart of the Lisbon historic centre. The rooms were designed by the Portuguese fashion designer, João Rôlo. They all include a flat-screen cable TV, air conditioning and a safety deposit box. The private bathroom comes with free toiletries and a shower.

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