Lofoten Islands Winter Photo Tour

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January 21st-28th 2021
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What to Expect

Join us for a week of photography paradise on the incerdible Lofoten Islands, Norway. This tour will consist of six nights, self catering accommodation, there is 4 rooms for single occupancy, and one for sharing, with myself. Single occupancy rooms are €100 extra, please state in note section of the booking if you would like the single occupancy option. The cabin is right in the heart of the much loved and picturesque village of Hamnoy in the famous red cabins. These cabins are at the heart of everything Lofoten has to offer, all you need do is step outside the door and be greeted by some of the best photo compositions in the world. This accommodation is extremely cosy, clean, has amazing cooking facilities, space and very fast wifi.

There will be NO SET itinerary for this trip as I prefer to keep a close eye on weather forecasts throughout the tour to determine our destination and make sure we have the best possible weather that may suit a specific place. In my experience of spending time on the Lofoten Islands, we always took it one day at a time as we were keeping tabs on the weather forecast and it worked a treat. We got some great conditions including amazing sunrises and sunsets most days aswell as 4 nights of jaw dropping northern light displays.

Transportation

You will be transported throughout the tour in a comfortable, spacious 9 seater bus starting and finishing at either Bodø or Lekenes airport, depending when flights are released and we determine where we fly.

Weather

The weather on Lofoten tends to have freezing temperatures and snow around the the end of January. From my six previous trip to Lofoten, we got the most amazing light during the day and then to top it all off, most nights we were out shooting the Northern lights with some EPIC displays. It is very possible we will experience some clear night skies so there is a great chance of some Northern lights with some amazing foreground interest. This promises to be an amazing week of photography in a truly picture perfect part of the world. We hope to see you there…

Locations

Hamnøy
Haukland
Uttakleiv
Reinefjorden
Ryten
Skagsanden
Kirkefjord

Also some personal favourites I have found while I was there…

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.

  • Good walking & hiking shoes
  • Warm clothes
  • Thermal clothes
  • Waterproof gear
  • Shower cap (for camera if it rains)
  • Wooly hat & gloves
  • Crampons
Included/Not Included

We include Six nights, self catering wood cabin accommodation with super fast wi-fi, transportation throughout the workshop, full tuition, amazing locations and great craic.

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

Outbound

Flights should be announced soon.

We will fly into either Bodø or Lekenes

Inbound

Flights should be announced soon.

We will fly into Dublin from either Bodø or Lekenes

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All our Irish workshops come with Formatt Hitech Filters, Manfrotto tripods and Hahnel wireless remotes for you to use at your leisure if you feel your own isn’t up to standard. If you need advice on camera equipment, camera filters, tripods or outdoor clothing for this workshop do not hesitate to contact me.
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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.

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