Project Description

Bavaria Swabia / Germany

Location: Bavarian mountains / Germany
Workshop start: Munich Airport 11:00
Workshop finish: Munich Airport 13:00
Duration: 4 nights / 5 days
Group Size: Max 7
Level of fitness required: Easy

Join the Tatra photography team in the diverse landscape of Germany’s legendary   Bavarian mountains. The Swabia region is a fairy tale of medieval castles, churches, lush green meadows, rivers, waterfalls and crystal clear lakes surrounded by the majestic Allgue alps.

During this 4-night photography workshop we will cover the mountain lakes of the Swabia Bavaria region,  We will have plenty of time out in the field at sunrise & sunset to capture the majestic lakes and mountains, blue hour photography at the fairy tale castles and during the day we will be able to photograph the waterfalls and old towns.

Tatra photography provide photographic tuition with British professional photographer Justin Minns, during the workshop you will be able to learn all the different techniques to photograph the lakes, mountains and waterfalls and come home with some outstanding images. The tuition will cover composition, shutter speeds, apertures & understanding histograms.

All levels are catered for with digital & film so whether you are new to photography, an enthusiast or a seasoned pro looking for a new photography holiday the Allgau  Alps in Bavaria is an oasis of breathtaking scenery.

Over the four days, you can expect a fun packed workshop of great photography, great company and great food in the beautiful surroundings of Bavaria.

2021 Workshops
Cost £1,450.00 per person
Deposit £350.00 per person

22nd – 26th May 2021 2 place left


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  • 4 nights accommodation based on single/twin or double room including breakfast

  • No single supplement

  • Return airport transfers

  • All transport to photography locations

  • Tuition by professional photographer

  • Masterclass in landscape & urban techniques
  • Private English-speaking guide


  • Flights

  • Lunch & evening meals

  • Alcoholic drinks

  • Photographic insurance

  • Travel insurance


  • Small group
  • Led by professional photographer

  • Masterclass in landscape techniques

  • Suitable for digital and film – any format
  • All levels catered for
  • Private English-speaking guide and transport

  • No Single Supplement
  • Great value for money


Hotel Weinbauer is a traditional hotel peacefully and central located in Schwangau, 1.5 km from Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau Castles. Breakfast is served on-site. Guests are welcome to relax in the spa area. Wi-Fi is free for guests in all parts of the Hotel Weinbauer Schwangau.

Sentido Zugspitze Berghotel Hammersbach spreads over 3 buildings and features a swimming pool, a sunbathing area and a spa area with 3 different saunas, steam bath and relax area.

The elegant bedrooms come with cable TV, a desk, and a seating area. The en-suite bathrooms have a bath or shower, and are equipped with a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

The hotel restaurant serves German cuisine and Bavarian specialities, and there is a bakery on site. Breakfast is served in the Kaminbar, and drinks can be enjoyed in the bar Zur Endstation.

Travel Counsellors

We have teamed up with Travel Counsellors who will be able to assist in any flight travel arrangements you require and make sure you meet up with the tour at the times advised.

Flight options are available from all UK & international airports,  Travel counsellors can also arrange any preferred seating, speedy boarding, luggage upgrade or VIP lounge access.


Your tutor for this workshop is Justin Minns. Justin is a professional landscape photographer, best known for his atmospheric images of East Anglia. His work is all about using the best light and conditions to capture the spirit of a location and he is regularly commissioned to produce these images for the National Trust.

Justin’s photography and articles have been widely published in books and magazines including Amateur Photographer, Outdoor Photography, PhotoPlus, Photo Technique and Practical Photography and he is currently working on his first book, a guide to photographing East Anglia.

His work has also been recognised in several competitions, notably five commendations in Landscape Photographer of the Year with his images having appeared on the cover of the prestigious awards book twice.

Book the ultimate Bavaria experience

Combine Bavaria Swabia & Upper Bavaria workshops with special price £2,595.00.

Join Tatra Photography for the full week and visit all the epic locations in Bavaria. You’ll spend 7 nights in the heart of the picturesque Bavarian mountains with professional tuition from British photographer Justin Minns.

Check Upper Bavaria / Germany workshop here 

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