Arctic Borders | Norway & Sweden Photography Workshop
Chase the Northern Lights across the spectacular Arctic landscapes of Abisko in Sweden and Senja Island in Norway!
This 7-day small-group winter photography workshop is designed to maximise your time shooting in this wild and ruggedly beautiful part of the world. Situated well above the Arctic Circle, you'll be well-positioned to witness the most magical show on the planet, as the Aurora dances across the starry night sky.
Senja is the second largest island of Norway and is well-known for its dramatic, mountainous scenery as well as its spectacular coastlines. This is a place where pristine, white sandy beaches meet with the deep waters of fjords, casting an enchanting spell only fit for a winter wonderland. On the other hand, Abisko is a magical location in Sweden where vast expanses of snow and unpolluted night skies make for the perfect recipe to view the Northern Lights.
Throughout this adventure, you'll have two photography guides with you, taking you to all of the best locations to capture the gorgeous, icy landscapes. They'll share their wealth of knowledge with you to ensure that you'll be able to advance your photography skills and take home an abundance of incredible images.
Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned professional, this 7-day photography workshop in Abisko and Senja is bound to expose you to the inspiring nature of both Sweden and Norway beneath the ethereal Arctic light. Don't miss out on this winter photography tour of a lifetime! Check availability by choosing a date.
Day 1 - Arrival
Day 2 - Lyngen Alps
Day 3 - 5: Senja
Day 6 - Abisko
Day 7 - Departure
HOW DO I GET THERE?
You can fly to Harstad (EVE) airport via Oslo Gardermoen (OSL) airport in Norway.
For domestic flights in Norway: www.sas.no or www.norwegian.no
WILL I SEE AND PHOTOGRAPH THE NORTHERN LIGHTS?
This time of year is a great time to witness the Northern Lights in Senja and Abisko. However, sightings are dependent upon clear skies and weather conditions. Our guides will monitor the aurora forecast and make sure that you'll be best placed to capture them should they appear.
WILL THERE BE SNOW OR ICE?
Yes, there will likely be snow and ice in both Senja and Abisko. It will be the winter season, so be prepared for it to be cold.
WHAT CAMERA SHOULD I BRING?
After you sign up, we will send you a detailed packing list. However, you will need to bring your own camera, a few lenses, tripod and a laptop at the very least. You are welcome to contact us for advice if you have any questions in relation to camera gear and equipment.
WHAT LEVEL OF PHOTOGRAPHY IS REQUIRED?
This photography workshop is open to people of all skill levels, from beginners through to seasoned professionals.
IS IT POSSIBLE TO DO OTHER ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE WORKSHOP?
Yes. Our itinerary is very flexible. You are not required to participate in any of the shoots, so feel free to skip anything that you don't want to do or to plan your own activities outside of the group. Please contact us if you need help with arranging your activities and transport. We can also give you advice if you'd like to extend your stay in Sweden or Norway.
Arrival & Departure
Arrival: Harstad, February 28th 2020 - no later than 10:45am
Departure: Harstad, March 6th 2020 - at any suitable time
500 EURO (full payment required 60 days prior to the tour).
We highly recommend that you get a travel and medical insurance. Your own domestic medical insurance and private health scheme will not cover you whilst you are overseas.
The tour is always dependent on weather, as the weather can indeed be highly unpredictable. When it comes to the Northern Lights, while they are most likely to be seen between September and April, there is no guarantee that they will appear on a given day.
This tour is now Sold Out. New dates will be announced in our Newsletter.