Project Description

The City of Spires Prague / Czech Republic

Location: Prague / Czech Republic
Workshop start: Prague Airport 12:00
Workshop finish: Prague Airport 19:30
Duration: 3 nights / 4 days
Group Size: Max 7
Level of fitness required: Easy

Join Tatra Photography in the historical capital of Bohemia, Prague is the capital and largest city in The Czech Republic steeped in history and one of the most magical places to photograph in the world. The city straddles the River Vltava the longest in the Czech Republic flowing 270 miles. The city famed for its ancient architectural landmarks, cobbled streets and towers. We will include all the famous landmarks including Prague Castle, St Vitus Cathedral, the Astronomical Clock, the jewish cemetery and the iconic Charles Bridge & Mala Strana.

We will have plenty of time with sunrise, sunset and the blue hour to really explore this diverse city with our cameras. We will seek out interesting nooks and crannies as well as the better-known and more iconic sites around the city and really concentrate on looking upwards as well as at eye level. Our aims will be to give you ample opportunity to really capture the history of this amazing city with its myriad architectural opportunities and help you get to grips with urban photography – and what a location in which to learn!

As well as having extended and flexible time in Prague, where we will work one-on-one with each guest to hone your Urban photography skills, we will also provide demonstrations of advanced cityscape 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, 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.

2020 Workshops
Cost £995.00 per person
Deposit £200.00per person
19th – 22nd November 2020  New Dates

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Includes

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

  • No single supplement

  • Return airport transfers

  • All transport to photography locations

  • Tuition by award winning professional photographer
  • Masterclass in urban techniques

  • Private English-speaking guide

Excludes

  • Flights

  • Lunch, evening meals & drinks

  • Photographic insurance

  • Travel insurance

Highlights

  • One of Europe’s most historic cities
  • Small group
  • Led by award winning professional photographer

  • Masterclass in urban techniques

  • Suitable for digital and film – any format
  • All levels catered for
  • Single/Twin or Double Rooms – All En – Suite
  • No Single Supplement

  • Private English-speaking guide and transport

  • Great value for money

Accommodation

Located in the historic centre of Prague just a few steps from the famous Prague Castle, the Charles bridge and the „Prague Eiffel Tower“, the Lindner Hotel Prague Castle is set in the grounds of the Strahov Monastery, in a heritage building dating back to the 16th century. The elegant charm and esprit of the „Golden City“ is reflected in the hotel’s design.

The elegantly furnished rooms of the Hotel Lindner are all air-conditioned, with a safe, have en-suite facilities and feature a satellite TV.

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.

Tutor

Your 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.

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