Horses of Camargue and Lavender Fields Photo Tour

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Tour starts
Marseille Provence Airport (MRS), Marignane, France
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Embark on an unforgettable journey that beautifully merges the enchanting landscapes of Provence with the majestic horses of Camargue. Our adventure begins with a thrilling photo adventure, capturing the grace and spirit of the Camargue's white horses. Experience the exhilaration of photographing these magnificent creatures as they epitomize freedom and playfulness. You'll develop and refine your skills in capturing dynamic subjects, set against the backdrop of Camargue's breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. Explore a variety of stunning settings, from serene beaches to rolling sand dunes and tranquil marshes, and seize the opportunity to photograph these splendid horses in their natural glory.

The adventure continues as we journey to Provence. Here, you'll discover quaint, castle-like towns, meandering alleys, lush olive groves, and expansive landscapes that stretch from horizon to horizon. This leg of the tour promises a feast for the senses and the camera lens.

Photographers of all levels, from seasoned professionals to enthusiastic amateurs, will find this tour enriching. Learn how to maximize your camera's potential to capture the region's awe-inspiring landscapes and skillfully process your photos. As we wander through picturesque towns and villages, immerse yourself in a world brimming with unique architecture, vibrant locals, and ever-changing scenes from day to night. This tour isn't just about taking photos; it's about experiencing and immortalizing the soul of two of France's most photogenic regions.

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Accommodation double/twin rooms sharing (singles available upon request with single supplement)
Transportation throughout the workshop
Photography tuition, entrance fees and all local taxes
Meals: Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners
4 sessions with the horses

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Horses of Camargue and Lavender Fields Photo Tour - day 1

Day 1 - Arrival

Our journey commences with a gathering at Marseille Airport at 1 PM. In order to optimize our time during the upcoming days and fully experience the wonders of France, we've planned a schedule that's both efficient and exciting. We recommend that those new to the area either book morning flights or consider an overnight stay in Marseille for a smooth start. Once everyone is together, we will set off for the Parc Naturel Régional de Camargue, also known as Camargue National Park. Upon reaching the picturesque town of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, the gateway to the park, we'll have a brief but informative orientation. This will cover essential tips for photographing the horses and other key guidelines to enhance our tour experience. Our first photographic expedition will be an exhilarating one, where we'll witness and capture the ranchers as they skillfully herd the horses. These dynamic scenes will unfold on the stunning sandy beaches or amidst the shallow waters of the region. The day's highlight will be the enchanting golden hours preceding sunset. During this magical time, we'll be immersed in photographing the unmatched beauty of Camargue's horses, a truly unforgettable experience that combines the art of photography with the natural splendor of the region.

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Day 2
Horses of Camargue and Lavender Fields Photo Tour - day 2

Day 2 -

On the second day, our adventure continues with an early morning photoshoot set against the stunning backdrop of the pink salt marshes. Here, we'll capture the ethereal beauty of the horses in the soft morning light. After this awe-inspiring session, we'll gather for a constructive critique and discussion, sharing insights and observations about the photographs we've captured. Later in the day, we'll venture back into the park for a mesmerizing sunset photoshoot. The classic marshes will serve as our canvas, with the majestic white horses and their herds moving gracefully under the guidance of the ranchers. This session promises to offer not just spectacular photo opportunities but also an immersive experience in the heart of nature's beauty.

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Day 3
Horses of Camargue and Lavender Fields Photo Tour - day 3

Day 3 -

Our final morning in Camargue offers one last opportunity to capture the magnificent white horses in their natural habitat. We'll start the day with a sunrise photoshoot on the marshes, a fitting and beautiful conclusion to our time with these majestic creatures. Following a hearty breakfast, we'll pack up and commence our journey towards Provence. Upon arrival, you'll be escorted to your accommodations, where you'll have a chance to relax, freshen up, and settle in. Later in the afternoon, we'll embark on a photography session in the stunning landscape of the Valensole plateau, capturing the beauty of Provence in the soft light of late afternoon and evening. This promises to be a serene and picturesque end to the day.

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Day 4
Horses of Camargue and Lavender Fields Photo Tour - day 4

Day 4 -

Our journey continues into the fourth day, where once again, the mesmerizing lavender fields await us at dawn, promising a day brimming with discovery. Come afternoon, we'll explore the charm of Moustiers Sainte-Marie, a true Provencal treasure, renowned for its sunset scenes that cast a warm, golden light over its historic stone buildings and quaint streets. Venturing beyond the village boundaries, the tranquil Notre-Dame de Beauvoir chapel and the expansive lavender fields present unparalleled opportunities to photograph the tranquil beauty and diverse landscapes of Provence. Nestled against dramatic cliffs, Moustiers Sainte-Marie is an idyllic spot for those looking to immerse themselves in the region's captivating light and scenery.

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Day 5
Horses of Camargue and Lavender Fields Photo Tour - day 5

Day 5 -

On the fifth day, we'll start our morning amidst the serene lavender fields, welcoming the sunrise with our cameras ready. After this tranquil experience, we'll head to Aix-en-Provence for breakfast. This vibrant area also serves as a perfect canvas for street photography. We'll immerse ourselves in the local culture, visiting the bustling market and interacting with shopkeepers and artisans. As we wander, we'll capture the essence of their simple town life through our lenses, each photo telling a unique story. Later in the day, before the golden hour sets over the Valensole lavender valley, we'll dedicate time to enhance our photography skills. This session will focus on advanced techniques and lessons in photo processing. It's also an opportunity for a deeper analysis of the images we've captured so far, allowing us to reflect on our journey and refine our artistic perspectives.

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Day 6
Horses of Camargue and Lavender Fields Photo Tour - day 6

Day 6 -

On the final day of our journey, you'll have the privilege of witnessing one more stunning sunrise, this time in a different yet equally breathtaking field. This serene moment will mark a fitting end to our photographic adventure before we transition back to the hustle and bustle of daily life. After soaking in the early morning beauty, we'll make our way to Marseille. Our schedule is meticulously planned to ensure you arrive at the airport around noon, giving you ample time to prepare for your journey home. To ensure a stress-free departure, we recommend booking flights that depart after 2pm. This will allow you to savor the morning's activities without feeling rushed. As you prepare to return, you'll be taking with you not just memories, but a treasure trove of new photography skills and a stunning portfolio filled with images of the white horses of Camargue and the picturesque fields of Provence. These photographs, a testament to your journey and learning, will no doubt serve as a source of pride and joy, and a reminder of the unique experiences you've had on this tour.

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Armand Sarlangue

Armand Sarlangue

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Armand Sarlangue is a full-time photographer for the past 16 years. Son of a pro photographer, visual arts have always been a passion since childhood and he always had a camera in hands since young age.

He started working as a reportage and studio photographer in 2005.

In 2018, he finally decided to focus on what he loves the most, nature photography.

He’s now photography educator and workshop leader, as well as NFT artist.

Being in the most remote places and capturing the artistic expression of the natural world is what motivates him, and he believes that photography can be one of the best ways to raise awareness on nature conservation, by helping others to connect with the secret beauty of nature.

Photography is also a way for him to tell his own inner stories about our world, using nature’s shapes and colors as words.

His images have been awarded tens of times, and exhibited internationally by institutions like the California Academy of Sciences, Exposure Photography Festival, Sienna Photography Festival, and others. He recently won the grand prize of the biggest international Aerial photography awards, The Siena Drone Awards, with his signature image « Big Bang ».

His work can be seen in several photo books, and have been featured by medias such as Natgeo, Geo Magazine, M6 TV, France TV, The Guardian, Paris Match, Vanity Fair, Australian Photography Magazine, BBC News, and many others.

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