ISLANDA: Workshop di Fotografia di Paesaggio . In 4x4 nei luoghi simbolo dell'isola dei fotografi - SLPW
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Iceland

Come and discover the most spectacular places in Iceland on this 4x4 expedition tour that will explore the entire south of the island. Photographic ideas to no end, no hurry and no limit. A workshop designed to make pure landscape photography experience on the field and to understand Iceland to the full.

Iceland is a surprising land, different from every where. It exists for only 20 million years, generated by colossal volcanic eruptions on the mid-Atlantic ridge. Enchants every look and should be experienced discovering step by step, in the incessant succession of waterfalls, volcanoes, glaciers, glacial lagoons, fumaroles, black beaches, fjords and many other shapes that go beyond the common known. The obliquity of the skies, the clarity of the Arctic light, the background of nature, the intensity of shapes and colors, the strength of the elements revealed in every shot make it a unique and constantly evolving stage. This photographic tour is organized in detail to allow participants to immerse themselves completely in the most amazing Icelandic scenarios, where to experience photographic experience in the field without haste and without limits, constantly supported by professionals of the image as well as profound connoisseurs of the island.

Accommodation:
Hotel - Guesthouse

Transportation:
Toyota Land Cruiser

Difficulty levels:
No difficult walks are planned. Possible easy walks in the nature for about two hours.

Number of participants:
Up to 10 students

Duration: 5 days
11/01/18 – 11/05/18


Visited places: Iceland

Seljalandsfoss, Skògafoss, Myrdalsjökull, Dyrhòlahey, Reynisfjara, Vik, Svinafell, Skaftafell, Vatnajökull, Fjaðrárgljúfur, Jökulsárlón, Gaysir, Gullfoss, plus other enchanting lesser known locations, traced back to years of expeditions.

Workshop Price: € 1735

30% registration down payment by September 28, 2018.
Full payment 30 days before the departure.

Tour Leader:
Riccardo IMPROTA


Deadline:
28/09/18


Payment Method:
Bonifico


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Itinerary

Visited places:

Seljalandsfoss, Skògafoss, Myrdalsjökull, Dyrhòlahey, Reynisfjara, Vik, Svinafell, Skaftafell, Vatnajökull, Fjaðrárgljúfur, Jökulsárlón, Gaysir, Gullfoss, plus other enchanting lesser known locations, traced back to years of expeditions.


Day 1: 11/01/18 Arrival at Keflavik international airport. Get the hired vehicles. Set off to the South. Shooting on the road. Hotel, dinner, night shooting, overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: 11/02/18 All of the day dedicated to shootings in selected areas. Volcanoes, beaches, emblems of the Icelandic landscape. Back to the hotel for dinner and photo revision. Overnight.
Day 3: 11/03/18 All of the day dedicated to shootings in selected areas. Glaciers, waterfalls, landmarks of the Icelandic landscape. Back to the hotel for dinner and photo revision. Overnight.
Day 4: 11/04/18 Day dedicated entirely to photographic sessions in the area. The extreme south and the glacial legunes. Return to the hotel and review of the work done. Evening shooting. Overnight.
Day 5: 11/05/18 Morning shooting. Departure to north. Shooting on the road in selected locations. Return to Keflavik airport, release of hired vehicles and return flights.

What is included in the trip

Included

  • Photo Workshopconstant professional support

  • 4-night accommodationin hotel/guesthouse

  • All airline routesincluding airport taxes

  • 4x4 vehiclesToyota Land Cruiser

  • Breakfast

  • Wi-Fi connection on boardfree wi-fi network

Excluded

  • Mealslunch - dinner

  • Fuel flat rate dues per passenger at the end of the trip (€20 to €50)

  • Trip Cancellation, baggage loss and Medical Expense Insurance

Important informations

No exact calendaring of the locations visited day by day is provided to maximize the performance of shootings based on the best weather conditions. If the internal slopes will be open, there will be also a splendid shooting in the Landmannalaugar area.

FLIGHTS: As described, all flight routes and related airport taxes are included in the trip price. Once the group is consolidated, indications will be given on the option flights and on the meeting time at the airport. Our organizational partner is available to manage departures from you departure cities.

VEHICLES: A self-drive formula is proposed, which allows a substantial reduction in costs. Where necessary, some participants will be asked to make themselves available to the guide, with a display of a credit card as a guarantee. In the absence of volunteers it will be necessary to provide local drivers, with a considerable increase in the final cost of the tour. The optioned vehicles are completely covered by zero deductible SCDW insurance. Withdrawal of the vehicles will be evaluated the extension of insurance coverage for accidental damage, verifiable only on site.

Supplemental fees

SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: €460

The trip price provides for a double room treatment. A request for a single room accommodation, considering the limited vacancies, will be managed with a chronological request order and implies this supplement. The participants will always be assisted in searching for a roommate. If there are no availabilities, you will be promptly informed, and the fee from a double to a single room will change accordingly.

ADDITIONAL FOR SMALL GROUPS

The price of the trip is calculated on a 6 participants basis. In the case in which the minimum quota is not reached, the participants will be offered a remodulation of the price, for a reduced group of 4-5 people.

EQUIPMENT

Photographic(minimum)

  • Macchina fotografica

  • Ottiche a corredo

  • Cavalletto robusto

  • Scatto flessibile o telecomando

  • Caricabatterie macchina fotografica

  • Hard Disk o pendrive capiente

  • Schede di memoria

Personal

  • Giacca a vento

  • Maglioni/Pile invernali

  • Indumenti con tasche

  • Abbigliamento a strati

  • Pantaloni pesanti

  • Scarponcini trekking

  • Cappello e guanti invernali

  • Occhiali da sole

  • Indumenti impermeabili

  • Senso dello humour

  • Passione nel fotografare

  • Voglia di scoprire luoghi unici

Available(on demand)

  • Sistema Leica M Monochrom

  • Sistema Fuji GX617

  • Manfrotto Digital Director

  • Apple MacBook Pro

  • Supporti Gitzo e Manfrotto

Cancellation

The down payment implies a commitment to participate to the workshop, which is coordinated by 4Winds tour operator. Here the cancellation policy.

Disclaimer

What described above is the planned trip program. We reserve the right to modify it in case of sudden events beyond our control. The reported details on these pages could be subject to change and discounting without notification. We reserve the right to cancel the tour in case the minimum number of participants is not reached. For reasons beyond our control, as tax variations and/or tax percentages variations, we reserve the right to update the trip price. All participants have to take the trip in good health conditions and must be able to carry their equipment autonomously during the walks.

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