Cypress Swamps Photography Workshop
Embark on a remarkable journey with us as we delve into the mystic allure of the enchanted cypress swamps for an unparalleled photography expedition. Traversing the sprawling swamplands adorned with ancient bald cypress trees, draped with Spanish moss, we will navigate to the most visually striking locations in the bayou. On mornings shrouded in fog, prepare to uncover a dreamlike landscape, brimming with infinite photography prospects. We will bask in the sublime beauty of filtered light dancing through the tree branches and captivating reflections, as the lake transforms into a vast mirror.
We’ll traverse the concealed gems of both Louisiana and Texas on a comfortably equipped boat, specifically customized to accommodate photography.
Day 1 - Day 1 - 5
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Cancellation and Refund Policy
We strongly recommend you to get a Trip Cancellation & Travel Insurance after booking your trip. If you cancel and the Workshop is otherwise filled, we will refund you the full amount you have paid towards the tuition, minus a $300 service charge. If you cancel and the Workshop does not fill, then you will be refunded according to the following schedule, based on the full fee of the Workshop:
Greater than 90 days from the start date of the Workshop: full refund minus $300 service fee.
75 days or more: 75% refund
60 days or more: 50% refund
Less than 60 days: no refund
Refunds will be paid by the same method that the original payment was made.
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1-5 Nov 2024 Guided by Joshua Hermann and Iurie Belegurschi
5-9 Nov 2024 Guided by Joshua Hermann and Nate Luebbe
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Joshua grew up in southeast Louisiana where he was surrounded by the beauty of swamp and marsh lands since he was a child. This love of the outdoors and the importance of wetland protection has stayed with him throughout his life. He started an outfitting service to share the swamps of Louisiana with visitors from around the globe.
He has been guiding photographers and tourists from around the world in the swamps of Louisiana for over a decade. Now a full time photographer and guide, his goal is to promote the importance and protection of these imperiled wetlands through photography and education on tours. While he finds photographic inspiration in natural areas anywhere his travels take him, he is most at home when exploring and photographing bayous and waterways of the southern USA.
He is the Epson International Pano Awards Open Photographer of the Year 2021 and his images have been in numerous publications. He is currently working on a book about Louisiana and its ecosystems.
Iurie Belegurschi is an award-winning fine art nature and landscape photographer, as well as the founder of Iceland Photo Tours.
Born in Moldova, Iurie developed an interest in photography from an early age after his uncle converted the family bathroom into a darkroom.
Iurie moved to Iceland in 2006. Drawn in by the incredible light and landscapes, he began traveling the country, with the camera in hand, in search of inspiration and honing his skills. Continually winning awards in international photography competitions, his images have been published and put on display in a number of leading publications and exhibitions.
In 2012 Iurie founded Iceland Photo Tours, with the ambition of sharing the many wonders Iceland has to offer with passionate photographers from around the world.