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Discover some of the best photography locations worldwide with this amazing selection of international workshops led by award-winning, location-based photo guides.

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Discover some of the best photography locations worldwide with this amazing selection of international workshops led by award-winning, location-based photo guides.
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9 Day Photography Voyage to Spitsbergen in Svalbard

Join us on an incredible photography tour to the remote, Arctic archipelago of Svalbard with photography expert, Rayann Elzein. Step onboard a small expedition motor-yacht to discover and photograph the landscapes and wildlife of Svalbard.  On this 9-day small expedition vessel voyage, we will depart from Longyearbyen in Norway to explore the north-west coast of Spitsbergen, the largest of Svalbard’s archipelago. The area is home to an abundance of wildlife and is one of the best places to encounter polar bears in their natural habitat. If conditions permit, it may be possible to reach the edge of the sea ice, which extends all the way to the North Pole. The area is full of stunning Arctic scenery and is home to some of the largest glaciers in the northern hemisphere.  Trip highlights include: - Opportunities to photograph Svalbard’s wild and stunning landscapes from the ship and shore during the early months of the season when the landscape is usually still white.  - Opportunities to get close to photograph glaciers and sea ice. - Learn new photography skills on your tour through onboard workshops with a highly experienced Arctic photographer. - An expert Svalbard guide will be onboard so you can learn about the local area.  - Opportunities to photograph wildlife could include Polar Bears, Walruses, Arctic Foxes, Svalbard Reindeer and Whales. - Access to Zodiac landing craft to explore the coast and shoot from. - Ice-strengthened expedition motor-yacht with a comfortable interior.  One of the most exciting things is that no journey to Svalbard is ever the same. There is no set itinerary and a flexible approach to exploring, making a journey here a real Arctic adventure. Your expedition leader and captain will work tirelessly with the conditions to ensure you see the most Svalbard has to offer.  When travelling in remote regions the expedition leader and captain will make decisions based on the sea, the ice and the weather conditions. This itinerary is an outline of what you’ll experience on this voyage. Experience the magic of the Spitsbergen on this exclusive small vessel voyage to Norway's Svalbard islands. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
9days
Available:
May
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8 Day Scoresby Sound by Ship | Greenland Photo Workshop

Join us on a magical 8-day photography tour to one of the most remote places in Greenland aboard a tall-ship with award-wining Arctic photographer, Florian Ledoux. During this photo tour, you'll step aboard the largest wooden schooner in Europe, the SV Linden – your mission: to photograph and explore the largest fjord system in the world, the mythical Scoresby Sound. Few people have visited this beautiful and remote location, so you'll be in for the trip of a lifetime when you do so with 11 other like-minded photographers.  For 8 days, we will explore Scoresby Sound, as we search for photography opportunities at every stage. If the ice conditions allow, then our plan is to circumnavigate Milne Island – one of the most scenic places in Greenland with its steep cliffs dwarfing the few people that venture there. The area is home to an abundance of wildlife, so we will keep our eyes open for musk oxen, Arctic foxes, narwhal and, if we are fortunate, polar bears. The area is full of Arctic scenery and is truly a photographers dream.  Highlights of this tour include: - Photographing the most wild and stunning landscapes in East Greenland. - Numerous opportunities to photograph cathedral-sized icebergs. - Learning new photography skills with a highly experienced Arctic photographer. - Experiencing the local Greenlandic way of life on a visit to the remote settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit. - Photographing wildlife including musk oxen, Arctic foxes, Arctic hares (polar bears and narwhals are rare in this area but may also be sighted). - Photographing and exploring the coastline by Zodiac landing craft. - Travel on a photogenic and comfortable tall-ship with a sauna onboard. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore Greenland by ship! Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8days
Available:
September
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12days
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June
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Duration:
9days
Available:
March
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6 Day American Southwest Photography Workshop

The American Southwest is a dream destination for landscape photographers – rugged, dynamic and beautiful, all at once. Join us on this 6-day photography workshop as we traverse the spectacular desert terrain, crossing from the sand dunes and salt flats of Death Valley to the dusty red walls of Arizona's breathtaking Upper Antelope Canyon. Throughout this photo tour, you'll have two seasoned photography guides on-hand, taking you to the best locations in the American Southwest for photography. They'll share their immense wealth of knowledge with you to ensure that you'll take home stunning images from your trip, all while developing your photography skills in-field. Over 6 days and 5 nights, you'll experience stunning views, immersing yourself in the wild and remarkable scenery as your guides whisk you away on the road trip of a lifetime. Your adventure will span from Las Vegas, Nevada across three other states as you capture the highlights of the Southwest, including: - The iconic Horseshoe Bend in Arizona - The enchanting Toadstools, a series of balanced rock formations within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Park - The amazing natural wonders of three slot canyons: Upper Antelope, Rattlesnake and a private tour of Secret Slot Canyon - The famous extremes of Death Valley National Park in California - The world-renowned Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Don't miss out on this exclusive American Southwest Photography Workshop with our two award-winning photography guides! Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
6days
Available:
May
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8 Day Autumn Faroe Islands Photo Tour

Join us on an 8 day autumn photography tour of the enchanting Faroe Islands! Situated in the midst of the North Atlantic Ocean, this stunning archipelago of volcanic islands is a landscape photography destination just waiting to be discovered. There is so much to capture across this unexplored region, from undulating valleys to scenic fjords, majestic mountain ridges, charming villages by the sea, extraordinary lakes, magical waterfalls and more. The pristine nature here is incredibly surreal; there's no doubt that you'll feel like you're stepping into a fairytale at every turn. During autumn in the Faroe Islands, the days are shorter meaning later sunrises, earlier sunsets and the return of the Northern Lights. You'll have the opportunity to capture the elusive Aurora if the conditions are just right. Alongside this, the foliage in the landscape will be taking on beautiful hues of gold, red and orange during the transition of the seasons, making for a myriad of truly stunning compositions. Whether you are just starting out in photography or a seasoned professional, there is something on this photography workshop for everyone. Your photography guide will tailor the workshop to suit your needs and ensure that you'll take home a wonderful portfolio of images. They'll share their wealth of knowledge with you in-field and help you to take your skills to another level. The Faroe Islands is well-known for its changeable weather, so you can expect to capture some dynamic scenes full of drama, mood and atmosphere. Don't miss out on this autumn photography tour of a lifetime! Check availabilty by choosing a date.

Duration:
8days
Available:
October
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8 Day Summer Faroe Islands Photo Tour

Embark on an 8 day summer photography adventure to the long-forgotten Faroe Islands! This picturesque archipelago of volcanic islands situated in the North Atlantic Ocean between Iceland and Norway harbours many hidden gems for landscape and nature photography. From lush valleys and striking mountain peaks soaring high above the sea to waterfalls plunging directly from sheer cliffs into the tumultuous ocean below, this rugged and wild region has it all. During summer, the days are long and the many hours of daylight afforded by the golden glow of the Midnight Sun mean that we'll be able to stay out immersed in the throes of nature deep into the late hours of the night. We'll spend our days exploring the scenic fjords, tiptoeing around puffins, hiking along breathtaking mountain ridges, chasing waterfalls and making the most of our time in this fairytale location. This photography workshop is open to photographers of all levels. Throughout the tour, your photography guide will be on-hand to help you develop your skills in-field. They will share their immense amount of knowledge with you as they take you to the best locations for landscape and nature photography, monitoring the conditions at all times to ensure that you'll be able to take advantage of the extraordinary summer light. The weather in the Faroe Islands is dynamic throughout the year, so you can expect to take home a range of dramatic, moody and atmospheric shoots. Improve your landscape photography in one of the most awe-inspiring destinations in the world! Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8days
Available:
July
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Duration:
6days
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October
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5 Day Summer Faroe Islands Photo Tour

Journey to the far reaches of the Faroe Islands on this exciting 5 day photography tour! This beautiful archipelago of volcanic islands has so much to offer for budding landscape and nature photographers. Situated in the midst of the North Atlantic Ocean, it boasts some of the most dramatic scenery on the planet in remote and wild surrounds. This is a place where you're likely to meet more sheep than people. During summer in the Faroe Islands, you'll have the chance to photograph spectacular wildlife, including puffins, skuas and fulmars nesting on sea cliffs high above the ocean. The landscapes will be verdant and lush, made all the more charming by small villages and lighthouses offset by towering mountain peaks, magnificent fjords and breathtaking coastlines. Over the course of this five-day photography adventure, you'll spend your time exploring the best that the Faroe Islands has to offer as you take your photography skills to another level. Your four nights of accommodation during the tour will be pre-arranged for you before your arrival, as well as all of your transfers to and from your shooting locations. Throughout this experience, your expert photo guide will be on-hand to help you make the most of the dynamic weather conditions. They’ll share their depth of knowledge with you and get you to all of the right places at the right time to capture the best photos of the Faroe Islands. Don't miss out on this adventure of a lifetime. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
5days
Available:
June
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4 Day Summer Faroe Islands Photo Tour

Discover the unspoiled nature of the Faroe Islands on a 4-day summer photography tour! Perhaps one of Europe's best-kept secrets, this self-governing Nordic archipelago of 18 rocky islands tucked away in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean harbours such unbelievable scenery that it is sure to captivate any landscape photographer. Largely unexplored, the islands are packed with unique and inspiring scenes. From rugged mountains to extraordinary cliffs, magnificent waterfalls plunging into the ocean, colourful villages and incredible wildlife, this remote destination has it all. Summer is the best time to visit the Faroe Islands, when the sun doesn't set until late. You'll have many hours of daylight to explore to your heart's delight, while the magical golden hours will linger into the night. It's the best time to catch a glimpse of the millions of migrating seabirds that nest on the cliffs, including puffins. Even in summer, the weather conditions in the Faroe Islands can be dynamic, making for truly moody and atmospheric photographs. Over the course of 4 days, your local photography guide will keep an eye on the weather, ensuring that you'll be at all of the best locations on the islands for photography to take advantage of the dramatic light. Marvel at the landscape and immerse yourself in the wilderness of the Faroe Islands. With so much on offer, this photography tour is sure to satisfy your hunger for adventure. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4days
Available:
June
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3 Day Summer Faroe Islands Photo Tour

Experience the magic of the Faroe Islands on a 3-day summer photography tour! This magnificent archipelago of volcanic islands situated between Iceland and Norway in the North Atlantic Ocean is like something straight out of a fairytale. Steep cliffs line breathtaking shorelines and rugged scenery gives way to quaint, colourful villages. There are an abundance of opportunities to practice landscape and wildlife photography with dynamic weather conditions adding to the already dramatic atmosphere. Over the course of 3 days, your local photography guide will take you to the best locations for photography on three islands within the archipelago, all exceedingly beautiful in their own right. On Vágar island, there will be the chance to capture the famous Múlafossur Waterfall, cascading from a cliff straight into the ocean below. You'll also visit the extraordinary Sørvágsvatn, a lake that sits above the ocean atop the dizzying heights of a vertical cliff face. Nearby on Streymoy Island, you'll visit the remote hillside village of Saksun, surrounded by fjords and waterfalls. Perhaps the highlight is the Fossá waterfall – the tallest waterfall in the Faroe Islands that is easily accessible, giving you the chance to get up close and personal for photography, though you may get a little bit wet! The final island that we will visit on this photo tour is Eysturoy, where you'll have opportunities to explore the charming village of Gjógv and hike to the Hvíthamar mountain ridge for a panoramic vista of the picturesque Funningsfjørður fjord below. What are you waiting for? Explore the fairytale Faroe Islands on a 3 day summer photography workshop! Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
3days
Available:
August
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South Greenland Photography Tour

Set sail in autumn for South Greenland aboard the Maria schooner! During this 11-day photography workshop, you'll delve into the spectacular fjords of Greenland, where breathtaking natural wonders abound. This sailing expedition will take you into the wilderness of Tasermiut fjord and Prince Christian Sound, where glaciers and icebergs reign supreme. There will be the opportunity to make shore landings with Zodiacs, during which we'll hike through the rugged Greenlandic terrain in search of glistening lakes, flowing rivers and beautiful waterfalls. Autumn in Greenland is a magical time of year when the Northern Lights dance across the night sky. If the skies are clear, then we'll be in the perfect place to witness the mesmerizing patterns of this atmospheric phenomenon from aboard our Arctic-class vessel. There is no fixed itinerary on this tour – rather, we will hunt for compositions and make the most of the enchanting autumn light as we weave through the fjords, marveling at the staggering granite mountain peaks in the beautiful surroundings. Our expert photography guides will work together with the crew of the Maria to ensure that you'll be taken to the best places for photography, depending on the weather conditions and situation of the sea ice. If we spot wildlife ashore, then we'll jump into our Zodiacs straight away to maneuver into the best positions for photography. Your safety during this sailing photography workshop is of the utmost priority. We'll have a satellite phone, navigational system and ice maps on-hand throughout the duration of the tour. In addition, you'll be able to charge your batteries 24 hours a day, while our personal chef will prepare delicious meals onboard featuring local meat, fish and fresh vegetables. Get ready to explore South Greenland with us beneath the Northern Lights in autumn! Check availability by selecting a date.

Duration:
12days
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September
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4days
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March
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Duration:
11days
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July
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West Greenland Photo Workshop in Disko Bay | Sailing on Schooner

Join the adventure of a lifetime as we sail the seas of Greenland beneath the Midnight Sun in summer. This 7-day sailing photo tour on the west coast of Greenland will have you immersed in the pristine Arctic nature as you explore small Inuit settlements along the coast, come face-to-face with extraordinary wildlife and marvel at the majestic icebergs that float serenely in the waters of Disko Bay. For the duration of the tour, we will sail aboard our privately-chartered schooner, 'Maria', around the village of Ilulissat – the capital of Disko Bay. It is the perfect place to be situated, being located right next to the spectacular icefjord. We will moor at Ilulissat village several times during our stay to explore museums, sample the local cuisine and delve into nature on a number of fascinating hikes. Other Greenlandic settlements that we will visit during our journey include Qasigiannguit, Aasiaat and Oqaatsut, spread along the coast. The enchanting surroundings of Disko Bay make it a natural habitat for an abundance of living creatures. There will be amazing opportunities for wildlife photography as we keep our eyes open for Arctic foxes, musk oxen and humpback whales. Disko Bay is also an important breeding site for marine birds such as fulmars and terns, and is home to the last remaining thick-billed murre colony in the area. The majority of our sailing will be conducted late in the evenings and throughout the night, when we will cruise beneath the ethereal light of the Midnight Sun. At this time of year, the sun never really sets, casting the sky in dramatic hues of pink, icy blue, purple, blazing red and orange as it barely skims across the horizon. We will sail amongst the fascinating icebergs of the icefjord that have calved from the nearby Sermeq Kujalleq glacier, capturing their many different shapes and sizes.  The captain of the Maria is very experienced and will work closely with us to scout for the best locations in Disko Bay from which we can capture the many incredible sights. Due to the unpredictable weather conditions in this area, our itinerary will be flexible and our guides will aim to have you in all the right spots to take advantage of the fantastic light. Unleash your creativity and join us on this spectacular 7 day sailing photography tour of Greenland! An Arctic adventure beneath the Midnight Sun awaits. There are only 18 spots available so get in quick to secure your place before they all sell out.

Duration:
7days
Available:
May
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7days
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January
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Antarctica Photography Expedition 2021 with Daniel Kordan

Iceland Photo Tours is pleased to join forces with Aurora Expeditions and to invite you on board the Greg Mortimer, a stellar new polar class 6 vessel that is built to withstand the harsh climate of the Antarctic seas. Together with Aurora Expeditions, we are offering a joint fly/sail photography expedition that will excite anyone looking for a truly mesmerising voyage of a lifetime. This photography workshop to Antarctica is guided by 4 professional award-winning photographers, who will offer a scope of instruction, classes, critique sessions, workshops and in-field guidance to enable you to expand upon your photography portfolio. Throughout this expedition to Antarctica, your dedicated photography guides will ensure that you are immersed in a wealth of knowledge that you'll always remember. This photography workshop to Antarctica features a one of a kind FLY/SAIL experience, which is designed to maximise your time photographing the wonderful surrounds of your destination. You will sail through the tumultuous waters of the Drake section just once, to make the crossing from Ushuaia to Antarctica over the course of two days. For the return trip, you will board an aircraft to Punta Arenas.  The Greg Mortimer guarantees a comfortable journey as you sail across the Antarctic seas. Holding just 100 travelers, the atmosphere is sure to be friendly. Our tour will have 44 spots reserved aboard the Greg Mortimer, held out of the total 100. For the duration of our tour, there will be a mindblowing 15 zodiacs onboard for making shore landings, whereby you may explore Antarctica intimately by foot. You will also find an art room on Deck 7, designed with photographers in mind. It features 3 terminals for post processing. In addition, you’ll be able to print out your photos if you wish. When we are not out shooting the surrounds, our group will be utilising this room as a workspace.

Duration:
11days
Available:
January
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Duration:
6days
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August
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Duration:
8days
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October
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Greenland Photo Tour in Scoresby Sound | Sailing on Schooner

Join us on this 10 day adventurous photo expedition to the rugged land of Scoresby Sound in east Greenland, capturing otherworldly scenery like you have never witnessed before. This photography tour is an adventure through the rugged waterways of Scoresby Sound, a network of stunning fjords that will take your breath away. To take a trip through the icy wilderness of this region is to go back to a time when things were simpler, when our collective will was worth little in the face of nature’s supreme power. There are few places left in the world where landscapes, weather and the seasons combine to leave you feeling both small and in awe, but the eastern coast of Greenland is certainly one of those remaining wonders. We will spend ten spectacular days sailing through pristine arctic landscapes, gazing up at imposing basalt cliffs, capturing icebergs as they make a break for the open ocean, and delighting in the rare wildlife that calls Greenland home. It will be summer when we sail, so we will travel beneath the ethereal light of the Midnight Sun, shooting in the near-constant glow that comes from being this far north at this time of the year. Rare arctic plants, serene icebergs, towering cliffs and spectacular glacier formations are just the tip of the iceberg; we are also likely to witness whales in their natural habitat and countless species of birds. The bulk of our traveling will take place on board our ship the Donna Wood. It’s a fitting way to explore this part of the world, and we will sail along in silence without disturbing areas that have stood quietly for thousands of years. While the deck of the ship will offer incredible views throughout the tour, we will be using zodiac boats to take trips onto shore and extend our exploration of the many glaciers and icebergs. What are you waiting for? Ten spectacular nights aboard the Donna Wood in the spectacular surrounds of Greenland await. Secure your place today!
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Duration:
10days
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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One Week Photography Tour in Russia | Lake Baikal & Olkhon Island

Lake Baikal is one of the main wonders in Russia. It is especially beautiful in winter. Where else can you see a huge lake not covered with snow? When you step on the ice you feel like in outer space, there is a meter of clear ice and a kilometer of the purest water under your feet. We make this tour with maximum comfort and safety precaution as possible: most experienced drivers, rescue service at hand and best possible brand-new hotel of Baikal lake. Photographers adore the Baikal. You can see ice texture, Olhon rocks and a great number of ice grottoes and caves on your way. It is comfortable to travel around the Baikal today –there are comfortable modern lodges with room facilities and cafes in Olhon. You may travel on a specially marked by EMERCOM ice track. 2,000 km of coastline means there will be plenty of spots on this epic photo tour from which you can peer out over the icy expanse. The parts of the ice that aren’t bewitchingly clear are covered with a delicate blanket of snow, so as we step out onto the lake we will wander across a winter landscape that offer textures and colour like nothing you will have witnessed before. It also happens to be the world’s deepest lake, and we will step forward in the knowledge that over 1.5km of water sits underneath the frozen surface. It’s not hard to understand why photographers adore the mighty Baikal in winter. This is the textbook prototype of a picture-perfect landscape; a powerful reminder that sometimes all we can do is look on and admire as nature takes its course. This tour will take place in January, around the time of year when the ice has had time to reach peak thickness and clarity, and the snow has begun to cover the lake beneath. Aside from Baikal we will see the island of Olkhon and its famous rocks, along with ice grottos and caves perfect for photography. Travel around Lake Baikal is relatively despite its vastness and remoteness. There are a number of modern lodges with room facilities and cafes on the island of Olkhon.

Duration:
7days
Available:
January
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Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula | 15 Day Photo Tour

The vast wilderness of Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula is perhaps one of the great unknowns for even experienced outdoor enthusiasts. Understandably, too; as well as being pretty remote (it’s a 4,000 mile, 10 hour flight from Moscow) little more than a decade ago it was a military zone almost completely closed to outsiders. Considering it’s about as big as Austria, Germany and Switzerland rolled into one, this photography tour will make you wonder how the Russians managed to keep Kamchatka a secret for so long. Luckily for you, the curtain of the cold war has lifted to reveal one of planet the world’s most vast and spectacular natural destinations. On this photography tour you and your camera will be exposed to incredible wildlife, from roaming bears to reindeer, wolves and rare birds. The water isn’t bad too: rivers are packed with fish and the open ocean is home to marine mammals aplenty. But for all the wildlife, Kamchatka’s biggest draw is without doubt the landscape. Sure, plenty of countries have volcanoes, but on this peninsula you’ll find about 300, along with thermal springs, geysers, thousands of lakes, and more scenic rivers than you can count. Our aim is to take you deep into Kamchatka’s great wilderness, on a journey into uncharted territory alongside expert photography guides. Where better to improve your photography skills than in a land with every subject you could dream of? So here’s the plan. Over the course of two unforgettable weeks, we will visit as many of Kamchatka’s photogenic sights as possible with our specially modified 6WD off-road vehicle. Expect shoots of imposing volcanoes, optional hiking trails through lava fields, and the opportunity to get up close to the local brown bears. We will also enjoy a day onboard a luxury boat, photographing the shores of Kamchatka and the magnificent ocean wildlife, with whales, seals, and a number of rare sea birds. All of this will be in the company of a team of skilled professionals, including a driver, a local guide, a chef and a ranger. Not to mention an English-speaking photography expert, who will hold daily workshops and discussions to ensure you make the most of your time here.

Duration:
15days
Available:
August
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Duration:
7days
Available:
Jan. - Feb.
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11 Day Mongolia Photography Tour

Mongolia is truly one of the world’s last hidden gems: pristine, undiscovered and brimming with a unique culture that has spanned over thousands of years. It is a place where you can experience far-reaching landscapes from dramatic mountains to canyons, deserts and crystal clear rivers and lakes; where the warm hospitality of the locals will move you to your very heart and soul. Known by legend as the “Land of the Blue Sky”, this ancient region is subjected to such extraordinary weather conditions that leave the sky strikingly cloudless for more than two thirds of the year. The result is an enchanting experience just waiting to be captured. Silk Road & Eagle Hunters of Mongolia Photography Adventure The first part of our Mongolian adventure will have you immersing yourself in the vast, rugged expanse of the Gobi Desert – one of the last few places on Earth where nomadic life remains a living tradition. You will travel in specially prepared Toyota landcruisers with local drivers and find yourself welcomed into traditional Ger camps for the ultimate cultural experience. You will make your base at these camps in the essence of nature as you explore the wild and wondrous landscapes all around. During a number of private sessions, you will have the incredible opportunity to meet and photograph the locals as they herd Bactrian camels across the sands of Southern Mongolia. You will also have the chance to partake in a profoundly special event – a private viewing of the Golden Eagle Festival in West Mongolia. This annual festival is the only place on the planet where you can witness Kazakh eagle hunters celebrating their heritage by performing the ancient art of eagle falconry. After the festival, you will be whisked away to a number of remarkable mountain locations for a breathtakingly intimate encounter with the eagle hunters, as you photograph them framed against a backdrop of some of the most impressive scenes to be found in nature. Be inspired by the untamed beauty of Mongolia. Join us on this thrilling photography workshop for an intense cultural experience that will have you practicing portrait, landscape and genre photography in-field in one of the most captivating countries in the world!

Duration:
11days
Available:
Aug. - Sep.
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International Workshops

Discover some of the best photography locations worldwide with this amazing selection of international workshops led by award-winning, location-based photo guides.

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International Workshops

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9 Day Photography Voyage to Spitsbergen in Svalbard

Join us on an incredible photography tour to the remote, Arctic archipelago of Svalbard with photography expert, Rayann Elzein. Step onboard a small expedition motor-yacht to discover and photograph the landscapes and wildlife of Svalbard.  On this 9-day small expedition vessel voyage, we will depart from Longyearbyen in Norway to explore the north-west coast of Spitsbergen, the largest of Svalbard’s archipelago. The area is home to an abundance of wildlife and is one of the best places to encounter polar bears in their natural habitat. If conditions permit, it may be possible to reach the edge of the sea ice, which extends all the way to the North Pole. The area is full of stunning Arctic scenery and is home to some of the largest glaciers in the northern hemisphere.  Trip highlights include: - Opportunities to photograph Svalbard’s wild and stunning landscapes from the ship and shore during the early months of the season when the landscape is usually still white.  - Opportunities to get close to photograph glaciers and sea ice. - Learn new photography skills on your tour through onboard workshops with a highly experienced Arctic photographer. - An expert Svalbard guide will be onboard so you can learn about the local area.  - Opportunities to photograph wildlife could include Polar Bears, Walruses, Arctic Foxes, Svalbard Reindeer and Whales. - Access to Zodiac landing craft to explore the coast and shoot from. - Ice-strengthened expedition motor-yacht with a comfortable interior.  One of the most exciting things is that no journey to Svalbard is ever the same. There is no set itinerary and a flexible approach to exploring, making a journey here a real Arctic adventure. Your expedition leader and captain will work tirelessly with the conditions to ensure you see the most Svalbard has to offer.  When travelling in remote regions the expedition leader and captain will make decisions based on the sea, the ice and the weather conditions. This itinerary is an outline of what you’ll experience on this voyage. Experience the magic of the Spitsbergen on this exclusive small vessel voyage to Norway's Svalbard islands. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
9days
Available:
May
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8 Day Scoresby Sound by Ship | Greenland Photo Workshop

Join us on a magical 8-day photography tour to one of the most remote places in Greenland aboard a tall-ship with award-wining Arctic photographer, Florian Ledoux. During this photo tour, you'll step aboard the largest wooden schooner in Europe, the SV Linden – your mission: to photograph and explore the largest fjord system in the world, the mythical Scoresby Sound. Few people have visited this beautiful and remote location, so you'll be in for the trip of a lifetime when you do so with 11 other like-minded photographers.  For 8 days, we will explore Scoresby Sound, as we search for photography opportunities at every stage. If the ice conditions allow, then our plan is to circumnavigate Milne Island – one of the most scenic places in Greenland with its steep cliffs dwarfing the few people that venture there. The area is home to an abundance of wildlife, so we will keep our eyes open for musk oxen, Arctic foxes, narwhal and, if we are fortunate, polar bears. The area is full of Arctic scenery and is truly a photographers dream.  Highlights of this tour include: - Photographing the most wild and stunning landscapes in East Greenland. - Numerous opportunities to photograph cathedral-sized icebergs. - Learning new photography skills with a highly experienced Arctic photographer. - Experiencing the local Greenlandic way of life on a visit to the remote settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit. - Photographing wildlife including musk oxen, Arctic foxes, Arctic hares (polar bears and narwhals are rare in this area but may also be sighted). - Photographing and exploring the coastline by Zodiac landing craft. - Travel on a photogenic and comfortable tall-ship with a sauna onboard. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore Greenland by ship! Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8days
Available:
September
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12days
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Duration:
9days
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March
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6 Day American Southwest Photography Workshop

The American Southwest is a dream destination for landscape photographers – rugged, dynamic and beautiful, all at once. Join us on this 6-day photography workshop as we traverse the spectacular desert terrain, crossing from the sand dunes and salt flats of Death Valley to the dusty red walls of Arizona's breathtaking Upper Antelope Canyon. Throughout this photo tour, you'll have two seasoned photography guides on-hand, taking you to the best locations in the American Southwest for photography. They'll share their immense wealth of knowledge with you to ensure that you'll take home stunning images from your trip, all while developing your photography skills in-field. Over 6 days and 5 nights, you'll experience stunning views, immersing yourself in the wild and remarkable scenery as your guides whisk you away on the road trip of a lifetime. Your adventure will span from Las Vegas, Nevada across three other states as you capture the highlights of the Southwest, including: - The iconic Horseshoe Bend in Arizona - The enchanting Toadstools, a series of balanced rock formations within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Park - The amazing natural wonders of three slot canyons: Upper Antelope, Rattlesnake and a private tour of Secret Slot Canyon - The famous extremes of Death Valley National Park in California - The world-renowned Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Don't miss out on this exclusive American Southwest Photography Workshop with our two award-winning photography guides! Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
6days
Available:
May
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8 Day Autumn Faroe Islands Photo Tour

Join us on an 8 day autumn photography tour of the enchanting Faroe Islands! Situated in the midst of the North Atlantic Ocean, this stunning archipelago of volcanic islands is a landscape photography destination just waiting to be discovered. There is so much to capture across this unexplored region, from undulating valleys to scenic fjords, majestic mountain ridges, charming villages by the sea, extraordinary lakes, magical waterfalls and more. The pristine nature here is incredibly surreal; there's no doubt that you'll feel like you're stepping into a fairytale at every turn. During autumn in the Faroe Islands, the days are shorter meaning later sunrises, earlier sunsets and the return of the Northern Lights. You'll have the opportunity to capture the elusive Aurora if the conditions are just right. Alongside this, the foliage in the landscape will be taking on beautiful hues of gold, red and orange during the transition of the seasons, making for a myriad of truly stunning compositions. Whether you are just starting out in photography or a seasoned professional, there is something on this photography workshop for everyone. Your photography guide will tailor the workshop to suit your needs and ensure that you'll take home a wonderful portfolio of images. They'll share their wealth of knowledge with you in-field and help you to take your skills to another level. The Faroe Islands is well-known for its changeable weather, so you can expect to capture some dynamic scenes full of drama, mood and atmosphere. Don't miss out on this autumn photography tour of a lifetime! Check availabilty by choosing a date.

Duration:
8days
Available:
October
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8 Day Summer Faroe Islands Photo Tour

Embark on an 8 day summer photography adventure to the long-forgotten Faroe Islands! This picturesque archipelago of volcanic islands situated in the North Atlantic Ocean between Iceland and Norway harbours many hidden gems for landscape and nature photography. From lush valleys and striking mountain peaks soaring high above the sea to waterfalls plunging directly from sheer cliffs into the tumultuous ocean below, this rugged and wild region has it all. During summer, the days are long and the many hours of daylight afforded by the golden glow of the Midnight Sun mean that we'll be able to stay out immersed in the throes of nature deep into the late hours of the night. We'll spend our days exploring the scenic fjords, tiptoeing around puffins, hiking along breathtaking mountain ridges, chasing waterfalls and making the most of our time in this fairytale location. This photography workshop is open to photographers of all levels. Throughout the tour, your photography guide will be on-hand to help you develop your skills in-field. They will share their immense amount of knowledge with you as they take you to the best locations for landscape and nature photography, monitoring the conditions at all times to ensure that you'll be able to take advantage of the extraordinary summer light. The weather in the Faroe Islands is dynamic throughout the year, so you can expect to take home a range of dramatic, moody and atmospheric shoots. Improve your landscape photography in one of the most awe-inspiring destinations in the world! Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8days
Available:
July
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Duration:
6days
Available:
October
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5 Day Summer Faroe Islands Photo Tour

Journey to the far reaches of the Faroe Islands on this exciting 5 day photography tour! This beautiful archipelago of volcanic islands has so much to offer for budding landscape and nature photographers. Situated in the midst of the North Atlantic Ocean, it boasts some of the most dramatic scenery on the planet in remote and wild surrounds. This is a place where you're likely to meet more sheep than people. During summer in the Faroe Islands, you'll have the chance to photograph spectacular wildlife, including puffins, skuas and fulmars nesting on sea cliffs high above the ocean. The landscapes will be verdant and lush, made all the more charming by small villages and lighthouses offset by towering mountain peaks, magnificent fjords and breathtaking coastlines. Over the course of this five-day photography adventure, you'll spend your time exploring the best that the Faroe Islands has to offer as you take your photography skills to another level. Your four nights of accommodation during the tour will be pre-arranged for you before your arrival, as well as all of your transfers to and from your shooting locations. Throughout this experience, your expert photo guide will be on-hand to help you make the most of the dynamic weather conditions. They’ll share their depth of knowledge with you and get you to all of the right places at the right time to capture the best photos of the Faroe Islands. Don't miss out on this adventure of a lifetime. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
5days
Available:
June
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4 Day Summer Faroe Islands Photo Tour

Discover the unspoiled nature of the Faroe Islands on a 4-day summer photography tour! Perhaps one of Europe's best-kept secrets, this self-governing Nordic archipelago of 18 rocky islands tucked away in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean harbours such unbelievable scenery that it is sure to captivate any landscape photographer. Largely unexplored, the islands are packed with unique and inspiring scenes. From rugged mountains to extraordinary cliffs, magnificent waterfalls plunging into the ocean, colourful villages and incredible wildlife, this remote destination has it all. Summer is the best time to visit the Faroe Islands, when the sun doesn't set until late. You'll have many hours of daylight to explore to your heart's delight, while the magical golden hours will linger into the night. It's the best time to catch a glimpse of the millions of migrating seabirds that nest on the cliffs, including puffins. Even in summer, the weather conditions in the Faroe Islands can be dynamic, making for truly moody and atmospheric photographs. Over the course of 4 days, your local photography guide will keep an eye on the weather, ensuring that you'll be at all of the best locations on the islands for photography to take advantage of the dramatic light. Marvel at the landscape and immerse yourself in the wilderness of the Faroe Islands. With so much on offer, this photography tour is sure to satisfy your hunger for adventure. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4days
Available:
June
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3 Day Summer Faroe Islands Photo Tour

Experience the magic of the Faroe Islands on a 3-day summer photography tour! This magnificent archipelago of volcanic islands situated between Iceland and Norway in the North Atlantic Ocean is like something straight out of a fairytale. Steep cliffs line breathtaking shorelines and rugged scenery gives way to quaint, colourful villages. There are an abundance of opportunities to practice landscape and wildlife photography with dynamic weather conditions adding to the already dramatic atmosphere. Over the course of 3 days, your local photography guide will take you to the best locations for photography on three islands within the archipelago, all exceedingly beautiful in their own right. On Vágar island, there will be the chance to capture the famous Múlafossur Waterfall, cascading from a cliff straight into the ocean below. You'll also visit the extraordinary Sørvágsvatn, a lake that sits above the ocean atop the dizzying heights of a vertical cliff face. Nearby on Streymoy Island, you'll visit the remote hillside village of Saksun, surrounded by fjords and waterfalls. Perhaps the highlight is the Fossá waterfall – the tallest waterfall in the Faroe Islands that is easily accessible, giving you the chance to get up close and personal for photography, though you may get a little bit wet! The final island that we will visit on this photo tour is Eysturoy, where you'll have opportunities to explore the charming village of Gjógv and hike to the Hvíthamar mountain ridge for a panoramic vista of the picturesque Funningsfjørður fjord below. What are you waiting for? Explore the fairytale Faroe Islands on a 3 day summer photography workshop! Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
3days
Available:
August
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South Greenland Photography Tour

Set sail in autumn for South Greenland aboard the Maria schooner! During this 11-day photography workshop, you'll delve into the spectacular fjords of Greenland, where breathtaking natural wonders abound. This sailing expedition will take you into the wilderness of Tasermiut fjord and Prince Christian Sound, where glaciers and icebergs reign supreme. There will be the opportunity to make shore landings with Zodiacs, during which we'll hike through the rugged Greenlandic terrain in search of glistening lakes, flowing rivers and beautiful waterfalls. Autumn in Greenland is a magical time of year when the Northern Lights dance across the night sky. If the skies are clear, then we'll be in the perfect place to witness the mesmerizing patterns of this atmospheric phenomenon from aboard our Arctic-class vessel. There is no fixed itinerary on this tour – rather, we will hunt for compositions and make the most of the enchanting autumn light as we weave through the fjords, marveling at the staggering granite mountain peaks in the beautiful surroundings. Our expert photography guides will work together with the crew of the Maria to ensure that you'll be taken to the best places for photography, depending on the weather conditions and situation of the sea ice. If we spot wildlife ashore, then we'll jump into our Zodiacs straight away to maneuver into the best positions for photography. Your safety during this sailing photography workshop is of the utmost priority. We'll have a satellite phone, navigational system and ice maps on-hand throughout the duration of the tour. In addition, you'll be able to charge your batteries 24 hours a day, while our personal chef will prepare delicious meals onboard featuring local meat, fish and fresh vegetables. Get ready to explore South Greenland with us beneath the Northern Lights in autumn! Check availability by selecting a date.

Duration:
12days
Available:
September
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Duration:
4days
Available:
March
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Duration:
11days
Available:
July
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West Greenland Photo Workshop in Disko Bay | Sailing on Schooner

Join the adventure of a lifetime as we sail the seas of Greenland beneath the Midnight Sun in summer. This 7-day sailing photo tour on the west coast of Greenland will have you immersed in the pristine Arctic nature as you explore small Inuit settlements along the coast, come face-to-face with extraordinary wildlife and marvel at the majestic icebergs that float serenely in the waters of Disko Bay. For the duration of the tour, we will sail aboard our privately-chartered schooner, 'Maria', around the village of Ilulissat – the capital of Disko Bay. It is the perfect place to be situated, being located right next to the spectacular icefjord. We will moor at Ilulissat village several times during our stay to explore museums, sample the local cuisine and delve into nature on a number of fascinating hikes. Other Greenlandic settlements that we will visit during our journey include Qasigiannguit, Aasiaat and Oqaatsut, spread along the coast. The enchanting surroundings of Disko Bay make it a natural habitat for an abundance of living creatures. There will be amazing opportunities for wildlife photography as we keep our eyes open for Arctic foxes, musk oxen and humpback whales. Disko Bay is also an important breeding site for marine birds such as fulmars and terns, and is home to the last remaining thick-billed murre colony in the area. The majority of our sailing will be conducted late in the evenings and throughout the night, when we will cruise beneath the ethereal light of the Midnight Sun. At this time of year, the sun never really sets, casting the sky in dramatic hues of pink, icy blue, purple, blazing red and orange as it barely skims across the horizon. We will sail amongst the fascinating icebergs of the icefjord that have calved from the nearby Sermeq Kujalleq glacier, capturing their many different shapes and sizes.  The captain of the Maria is very experienced and will work closely with us to scout for the best locations in Disko Bay from which we can capture the many incredible sights. Due to the unpredictable weather conditions in this area, our itinerary will be flexible and our guides will aim to have you in all the right spots to take advantage of the fantastic light. Unleash your creativity and join us on this spectacular 7 day sailing photography tour of Greenland! An Arctic adventure beneath the Midnight Sun awaits. There are only 18 spots available so get in quick to secure your place before they all sell out.

Duration:
7days
Available:
May
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Duration:
7days
Available:
January
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Antarctica Photography Expedition 2021 with Daniel Kordan

Iceland Photo Tours is pleased to join forces with Aurora Expeditions and to invite you on board the Greg Mortimer, a stellar new polar class 6 vessel that is built to withstand the harsh climate of the Antarctic seas. Together with Aurora Expeditions, we are offering a joint fly/sail photography expedition that will excite anyone looking for a truly mesmerising voyage of a lifetime. This photography workshop to Antarctica is guided by 4 professional award-winning photographers, who will offer a scope of instruction, classes, critique sessions, workshops and in-field guidance to enable you to expand upon your photography portfolio. Throughout this expedition to Antarctica, your dedicated photography guides will ensure that you are immersed in a wealth of knowledge that you'll always remember. This photography workshop to Antarctica features a one of a kind FLY/SAIL experience, which is designed to maximise your time photographing the wonderful surrounds of your destination. You will sail through the tumultuous waters of the Drake section just once, to make the crossing from Ushuaia to Antarctica over the course of two days. For the return trip, you will board an aircraft to Punta Arenas.  The Greg Mortimer guarantees a comfortable journey as you sail across the Antarctic seas. Holding just 100 travelers, the atmosphere is sure to be friendly. Our tour will have 44 spots reserved aboard the Greg Mortimer, held out of the total 100. For the duration of our tour, there will be a mindblowing 15 zodiacs onboard for making shore landings, whereby you may explore Antarctica intimately by foot. You will also find an art room on Deck 7, designed with photographers in mind. It features 3 terminals for post processing. In addition, you’ll be able to print out your photos if you wish. When we are not out shooting the surrounds, our group will be utilising this room as a workspace.

Duration:
11days
Available:
January
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Duration:
6days
Available:
August
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Duration:
8days
Available:
October
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Greenland Photo Tour in Scoresby Sound | Sailing on Schooner

Join us on this 10 day adventurous photo expedition to the rugged land of Scoresby Sound in east Greenland, capturing otherworldly scenery like you have never witnessed before. This photography tour is an adventure through the rugged waterways of Scoresby Sound, a network of stunning fjords that will take your breath away. To take a trip through the icy wilderness of this region is to go back to a time when things were simpler, when our collective will was worth little in the face of nature’s supreme power. There are few places left in the world where landscapes, weather and the seasons combine to leave you feeling both small and in awe, but the eastern coast of Greenland is certainly one of those remaining wonders. We will spend ten spectacular days sailing through pristine arctic landscapes, gazing up at imposing basalt cliffs, capturing icebergs as they make a break for the open ocean, and delighting in the rare wildlife that calls Greenland home. It will be summer when we sail, so we will travel beneath the ethereal light of the Midnight Sun, shooting in the near-constant glow that comes from being this far north at this time of the year. Rare arctic plants, serene icebergs, towering cliffs and spectacular glacier formations are just the tip of the iceberg; we are also likely to witness whales in their natural habitat and countless species of birds. The bulk of our traveling will take place on board our ship the Donna Wood. It’s a fitting way to explore this part of the world, and we will sail along in silence without disturbing areas that have stood quietly for thousands of years. While the deck of the ship will offer incredible views throughout the tour, we will be using zodiac boats to take trips onto shore and extend our exploration of the many glaciers and icebergs. What are you waiting for? Ten spectacular nights aboard the Donna Wood in the spectacular surrounds of Greenland await. Secure your place today!
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Duration:
10days
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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One Week Photography Tour in Russia | Lake Baikal & Olkhon Island

Lake Baikal is one of the main wonders in Russia. It is especially beautiful in winter. Where else can you see a huge lake not covered with snow? When you step on the ice you feel like in outer space, there is a meter of clear ice and a kilometer of the purest water under your feet. We make this tour with maximum comfort and safety precaution as possible: most experienced drivers, rescue service at hand and best possible brand-new hotel of Baikal lake. Photographers adore the Baikal. You can see ice texture, Olhon rocks and a great number of ice grottoes and caves on your way. It is comfortable to travel around the Baikal today –there are comfortable modern lodges with room facilities and cafes in Olhon. You may travel on a specially marked by EMERCOM ice track. 2,000 km of coastline means there will be plenty of spots on this epic photo tour from which you can peer out over the icy expanse. The parts of the ice that aren’t bewitchingly clear are covered with a delicate blanket of snow, so as we step out onto the lake we will wander across a winter landscape that offer textures and colour like nothing you will have witnessed before. It also happens to be the world’s deepest lake, and we will step forward in the knowledge that over 1.5km of water sits underneath the frozen surface. It’s not hard to understand why photographers adore the mighty Baikal in winter. This is the textbook prototype of a picture-perfect landscape; a powerful reminder that sometimes all we can do is look on and admire as nature takes its course. This tour will take place in January, around the time of year when the ice has had time to reach peak thickness and clarity, and the snow has begun to cover the lake beneath. Aside from Baikal we will see the island of Olkhon and its famous rocks, along with ice grottos and caves perfect for photography. Travel around Lake Baikal is relatively despite its vastness and remoteness. There are a number of modern lodges with room facilities and cafes on the island of Olkhon.

Duration:
7days
Available:
January
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Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula | 15 Day Photo Tour

The vast wilderness of Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula is perhaps one of the great unknowns for even experienced outdoor enthusiasts. Understandably, too; as well as being pretty remote (it’s a 4,000 mile, 10 hour flight from Moscow) little more than a decade ago it was a military zone almost completely closed to outsiders. Considering it’s about as big as Austria, Germany and Switzerland rolled into one, this photography tour will make you wonder how the Russians managed to keep Kamchatka a secret for so long. Luckily for you, the curtain of the cold war has lifted to reveal one of planet the world’s most vast and spectacular natural destinations. On this photography tour you and your camera will be exposed to incredible wildlife, from roaming bears to reindeer, wolves and rare birds. The water isn’t bad too: rivers are packed with fish and the open ocean is home to marine mammals aplenty. But for all the wildlife, Kamchatka’s biggest draw is without doubt the landscape. Sure, plenty of countries have volcanoes, but on this peninsula you’ll find about 300, along with thermal springs, geysers, thousands of lakes, and more scenic rivers than you can count. Our aim is to take you deep into Kamchatka’s great wilderness, on a journey into uncharted territory alongside expert photography guides. Where better to improve your photography skills than in a land with every subject you could dream of? So here’s the plan. Over the course of two unforgettable weeks, we will visit as many of Kamchatka’s photogenic sights as possible with our specially modified 6WD off-road vehicle. Expect shoots of imposing volcanoes, optional hiking trails through lava fields, and the opportunity to get up close to the local brown bears. We will also enjoy a day onboard a luxury boat, photographing the shores of Kamchatka and the magnificent ocean wildlife, with whales, seals, and a number of rare sea birds. All of this will be in the company of a team of skilled professionals, including a driver, a local guide, a chef and a ranger. Not to mention an English-speaking photography expert, who will hold daily workshops and discussions to ensure you make the most of your time here.

Duration:
15days
Available:
August
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