Copper Coast One Day Photo  Workshop

Getting up close and personal and capture the drama of the amazing Copper Coast
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December 4th 2021
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December 5th 2021
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What to Expect

The Copper coast is an amazing place to shoot seascapes, especially in Winter, as the sun rises to the south East (8.20am) and sets to the south West (4,15pm). This workshop will be based between Ballydwan, the secret beach and Kilfarrasy beach, and we will shoot sunirse to sunset with some brunch in between. These beaches have fantastic sea stack structures and rock formations to shoot when the tide is right, with amazing compositions for sunrise and sunset. I want the participants of this workshop to get close to the water and feel the drama of the sea and capture the mood of the day. We will start the workshop at 7.45am in Kilfarrasy, 35 minutes before sunrise, just in case we get some pre sunrise colour.

Once we meet for the start of the workshop at Kilfarrasy beach, you can leave your car there and travel with me to Ballydwan beach and you will be dropped back to your car at the end of the workshop. Should you require transport from the Red Cow luas stop in Dublin for an extra cost of €15, I will be doing a pick up there at 5.30am. Email me at bernard@bglandscapetours.ie to arrange this.

 

 

Transportation

Once you make your way to the Copper Coast you will not have to drive for the rest of the tour as we take you around in our fully insured and spacious luxury 9 seater mini bus, which comes fully air-conditioned, with power points for charging all phones and cameras.

Weather

Ireland isn’t exactly known for its sunny weather, but what it can be known for is the amazing light, stormy seas and moody clouds make no mistake about it, it could be cold and breezy but it could also be mild and beautiful. No matter what the weather, you can be sure we are in the right part of the country to capture what ever mood is thrown at us. As the weather is so unpredictable in Ireland its impossible to set out a definite itinerary until we actually start the workshop, I will however be keeping a very very close eye on the weather throughout the day to make sure I get you in the right place, at the right time, for the right light.

Locations

Kilfarrasy beach

Bunmahon

Ballydwan

The Secret Beach

Learnings

You will learn about shooting in manual mode, slow shutter speed, ISO settings, Aperture priority, the use of filters, why the polariser filter is so important and learning to get the best compositions (thinking outside the box)

You will also learn the use of sunrise, sunset & astro planning apps.

Equipment

You will need a DSLR with manual mode, a sturdy tripodpolariser & ND filters.

You will also need…

  • Good walking shoes & wellies
  • Warm clothes
  • Waterproof clothes
  • Shower cap (to put over camera in rain)
Included/Not Included

We include transportation throughout the workshop, full tuition, amazing locations and great craic.

We do not include accommodation, travel insurance, food and drink.

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Why book with us?

YES YES, The rumours are true… We do have a knack of getting our groups in the right place at the right time, ensuring you capture a truly memorable shot you can cherish for the rest of your life. To us, capturing “the shot” is important but just as important is to enjoy the experience, when we get to a location take a minute to breath in the fresh air and really appreciate the views around us.

Not convinced?

When you book a trip with us, you get to sit back and relax. while we do all the driving. For our Irish workshops we have our very own Volkswagen 9 seater shuttle bus. The bus is a long wheel base, full air conditioned, extremely spacious and has ample USB charging points. On our tours abroad we also mostly book 9 seater buses and with groups no bigger than 5 or 6, ensures plenty of space and comfort!

Still not convinced?

Thanks to our amazing sponsors Whelan Cameras, 53 Degrees North & Formatt Hitech Camera Filters we have spare equipment like tripods, gore-tex jackets and pants and plenty of spare filter holders, filters and even shower caps to keep the camera dry during showers. All this equipment is readily available on our Irish workshops, should you need anything on an international trip, please just email us here to arrange this.

Where I buy my equipment.

NOTE: Use code BERN10 for a 10% camera filters discount at www.formatt-hitech.com

Camera equipment: Whelan cameras, Limerick city.

Clothing & footwear: 53 Degrees North, Carrickmines & Blanchardstown in Dublin, Cornmarket centre, Cork.

(Email me for a 20% Discount with 53 Degrees North)

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