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Iceland : Voyage to Another Planet

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November 5-13, 2019
$800 deposit
$4900 balance


Iceland photography workshop with Mike Shipman. Icebergs, waterfalls, Aurora borealis, fantastic landscapes.

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$800.00
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    Join Mike Shipman on a unique and intimate 9-day exploration of Iceland in the early days of winter when the sun hangs low in the sky all day, casting long shadows and golden light, making the landscape seem extraterrestrial. Explore geothermal areas, the unique shapes and forms of icebergs, rivers, and mountains, mighty waterfalls, the brilliant shifting colors of the Aurora borealis, and stunning landscapes from the hot springs river to the black sand beaches of Reynisfjara in the south, to Jokulsarlon in the east. we'll explore glaciers and ice caves, soak in the river and the oldest hot spring in Iceland.

    In addition to landscape photography, a main concentration of this workshop will be exploring your photographic vision through the practice of using your senses beyond just vision. Daily discussions, information, and exercises will lead to better understanding and awareness of your own senses and perceptions and their influence on what and how you photograph.

    We will travel by 9-person minivan and our accommodations will be near the locations we visit

    To get the most from this workshop you should be capable of hiking over uneven and sometimes slick ground for distances up to 5 miles or more round trip on easy to moderately-steep trails. Long hours of photographing will be the norm, though there will be time during the day to relax and engage in personal exploration.

     

    This workshop is limited to 6 people, double occupancy.

    Who should participate?
    Beginning and intermediate to advanced photographers who want to add another dimension of awareness to the creation of their work.

    Workshop Emphasis
    Engaging the senses in addition to sight
    Landscape
    Creative (long exposure, high dynamic range, time lapse)
    Composition
    Environment
    Nature
    Personal Vision
    Travel
    Abstract

    I recommend arriving the day before the start and departing the day after the end of the workshop. We will depart Reykjavik in the mid-morning on the first day and return in the afternoon on the last day to maximize the photographic opportunities .

    Included:
    Instruction, image review and feedback
    Transportation on site
    Admission to sites

    Not Included:
    Transportation to and from Reykjavik, Iceland (Keflavik Airport)
    Meals
    Personal items and optional activities
    Trip insurance (recommended)
    Fees for activities not covered in itinerary

    A release form, gear list and other information will be mailed to you upon registration.
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