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Location: Olympic National Park & Mount Rainier/ USA
Workshop start: Seattle Airport 11:00
Workshop finish: Seattle Airport 11:00
Duration: 7 nights / 8 days
Group Size: Max 7
Level of fitness required: Easy

Join Tatra Photography on the west coast of the United States to discover the rugged coastline of Olympic national park, the wildflower meadows of Mount Rainier national park and the dramatic skyline of Seattle.

Olympic national park has some of the most beautiful coastal, rain forest, and mountain scenery in the United States and the most diverse national park found anywhere in the world. During this Olympic national park tour we will capture the backdrop of snowcapped mountains, pristine rainforests, booming waterfalls and stunning beaches with rock stacks on the Washington coast.

Mount Rainier national park is one of the oldest national park in the United States and dominates the western Washington state. Mount Rainier is an active volcano and the most glaciated peak in the US spawning six major rivers. During this photography tour of the Mountain Rainier national park we will capture the blooming wild flowers in the mountain meadows, pristine evergreen forests, mountain lakes and waterfalls.

Our last section of the tour will be the rolling streets and citycapes of Seattle. In Seattle we will capture the waterfront against the backdrops of Mount Rainier and the towering skyscrapers.

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 Justin Minns.

While on location you will receive dedicated one-to-one tuition to help hone your landscape photography skills.  Justin 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 Robert will make suggestions and offer advice on how to create wow factor images.

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.

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.

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.

Accommodation

Our first base will be the Pacific Inn located in Forks. The Hotel is located on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state. The Pacific Inn has comfortable spacious en suite rooms equipped with flat screen TV, Wi-fi, refrigerator & microwave as well as air conditioning.

Our second base will be Pack Wood Lodge. Remodelled in 2015, all spacious rooms feature brand new beds, flat screen TVs, soft bath robes, coffee makers, refrigerators, Wi-fi.

Our third & final base will be the Hotel Motif in Seattle with spectacular views of the Waterfront and Olympic mountains. Every room offers contemporary decor and features in-room safe, refrigerator, complimentary high speed wireless Internet, LCD flat screen TV.

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