A photo workshop with Richard Bernabe

Take your creative expression to the next level with Richard Bernabe and Joe Rossbach in the Land of Fire and Ice

Richard Bernabe 12 - 20 July 2013

Take your creative expression to the next level with Richard Bernabe and Joe Rossbach in the Land of Fire and Ice

Take your creative expression to the next level with Richard Bernabe and Joe Rossbach in the Land of Fire and Ice
Creative Vision Photo Workshops are designed to challenge you to reach new heights with your nature photography. Join Creative Vision instructors Richard Bernabe and Joe Rossbach on an intensive nine-day instructional workshop in Iceland that will help you create photographs you've always dreamed of making.

Iceland is an island country located just south of the Arctic Circle in the North Atlantic. It's about the size of the state of Kentucky, but with only a fraction of the population. Natural features include glaciers, volcanoes, mountains, sheer rock cliffs, pristine black sand beaches, roaring waterfalls, and much more. Wildlife opportunities includes whales, seals, reindeer, fox, puffins, shorebirds, various waterfowl, raptors, and the ever-present iconic Icelandic ponies.
Iceland in July receives about 20 hours of daylight every day. The "golden hour" oftens stretches into golden hours. It's famed epic light combined with the country's amazing natural features and wildlife make it a photographer's dream - a true bucket list destination.

-Getting the right exposure, histograms, aperture priority, exposure compensation
-Creative composition skills for dynamic landscapes and wildlife images
-Filters for landscape and nature photography and how to properly use them
-Working with changing, natural light.
-Photoshop tips for optimizing your images
-And much more

-Digital SLR Camera
-A variety of lenses, preferably from wide-angle to telephoto
-Polarizing and neutral density filters
-Lots of memory cards
-Flashlight or headlamp
-Extra camera batteries
-Laptop (not required but useful for image editing and storage)
-Camera manual
-Raingear and rain protection for your camera gear
-Waterproof boots
-Clothing for both warm and cool weather

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Day One. We meet late in the afternoon at the hotel (to be determined) after everyone has arrived from the airport or connecting hotel for a photo presentation and then photo walk around Reykjavik and dinner as a group.

Day Two. We leave in the morning for the 2.5 hour drive to our destination on the Snaefells Peninsula where we will photograph waterfalls, mountain scenes and the rugged coastline. Overnight on the Snaefells Peninsula.

Day Three. We depart for Geysir and Gullfoss. Overnight in Gullfoss and we will shoot the geysir basin, Gullfoss and a secret glacial waterfall that only a few know about.

Day Four and Five. We are off to Vik to photograph the coastline, take a shot at shooting puffins and sea birds and the amazingly lush and volcanic countryside including a filed of lupines and historic church. Overnight in Vik.

Day Six and Seven. We travel to Hofn and spend two days shooting the Jokulsarlon iceberg lagoon, Vatnajokull glacier, Skaftafell National Park, Hofn, and much more.

Day Eight. Overnight at Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls, Icelandic ponies, and more. Drive back to Reyjavik.

Day Nine. Back in Reykjavik. Image review and critique session. Tour ends around noon. Depart to Keflavik in the afternoon.

In addition, we will try to be as flexible as possible in order to have the best photo opportunites during the trip.

-Expert photo instruction by Richard and Joe. Richard and Joe are seasoned professionals and enthusiastic instructors. They will help you get the shot while explaining why and how
-All breakfasts
-Lunch boxes when outside of Reykjavik
-Dinners outside Reykjavik
-Transportation within the country (Engllish-speaking driver and guide)

-Airfare to and from Keflavik
-Any applicable visa fees and local airport taxes
-Dinners while in Reykjavik
-Lunches while in Reykjavik

Price per person sharing a double room $4995

Single supplement $500


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Bæjarhraun 2  |  220 Hafnarfjörður  |  Iceland  |  Tel: +354 560 2020  |  info@esjatravel.is  |  Id-Number: 550604-2050

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