Iceland Northern lights tour 2019

09 de diciembre, 2017 - Workshops - Comentar -

ICELAND

Northern light TOUR 

1st to 10th of March 2019

 

Join Shadi Nassri on this 10 days’ photo workshop around Iceland to photograph the amazing landscapes. We will be chasing the light, choosing beautiful and epic locations with a reduced group (only 5), We will share our experience and technique with each other and take our photography skills to a higher level.

Be prepared to start early and stay out late hunting and photographing otherworldly scenes in the arctic light. During this tour, our main focus is on landscape photography.

On this journey, you will experience Iceland’s surreal beauty with its countless majestic and iconic waterfalls, world famous glacier lagoons, black sand beaches with impressive cliffs and basalt formations, the largest glacier in Europe, mountain peaks, big lava fields.

 

Day 1


You will arrive at Keflavik International Airport and then to the hotel in Keflavik, in the afternoon we will meet in the lobby of the hotel and go out for dinner where we will get to know each other and discuss our upcoming adventure.

Accommodation: Keflavik 

 

DAY 2-3

Will drive up to Snæfellsnes exploring and photographing the outstanding beauty of the coastline which is dotted with small villages a short distance from each other along with lush fjords and steep mountains. 

Londrangar, the two ancient volcanic basalt plugs rising out of the ocean along the shorefront will take your breath away. Their unusual shape provides a popular habitat for nesting birds of all kinds and their distinctive beauty makes excellent photo opportunities. 

Since days are long and nights are bright we will have many opportunities to shoot the famous mountain, Kirkjufell on the northern side of Snæfellsnes. Mt. Kirkjufell is considered to be one of

Iceland ́s most beautiful mountains with its special cone-like shape and steep hills. This mountain with its photo opportunities from different angles will be a masterpiece for your portfolio.

Accommodation: Snæfellsnes 

DAY 4-5

Will drive along the south coast all the way to the charming village of Vik surrounded by high, beautiful bird cliffs. The Icelandic south coast holds some of the most stunning natural attractions of the island. The area boasts a unique mix of volcanoes, lava fields, glaciers, wild black beaches, epic cliffs and sea stacks along with some iconic waterfalls.

 

Dyrholaey Cape. Along our way to Vik we will capture the mossy lava field of Eldhraun. The lava with a thickness of about 12 meters, completely overgrown with moss, suits itself perfectly for taking magnificent pictures in scenery that is like from another planet. The black beach at Vik is simply a magical spot and we will capture it while viewing the mysterious Reynisdrangar basalt sea stacks—or trolls. Legend has it that these were trolls out fishing too late that turned to stone when exposed to daylight.

Iceland is full of magic and no words can describe how beautiful it is to photograph and enjoy those images during golden hour.

Around the corner from Vik, the black beach at Reynisfjara offers a different point of view of the spiky sea stacks along with massive basalt cliffs and caves. The waves are strong and wild adding a powerful element to this extraordinary environment. This beach has been rated as the most beautiful non-tropical beach in the world.

Also will spend a night near the crashed airplane on the black sands.

Accommodation: Skogar

 

 


 


 

 


DAY 6-7


our journey continues in the direction of Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon where we will be spending the next two days in the incredible area of the Vatnajokull National Park with endless opportunities with our cameras.

This area of Iceland is protected because of its uniqueness and natural cultural heritage. We will be surfing around following the never-ending light of the season while witnessing phenomenal glacier sights of diverse shapes and sizes.

Few other places in the world offer such wide range of natural wonders as Vatnajokull. We will photograph and explore glaciers and glacier outlets descending to a black plateau.

We will see floating white and blue icebergs on the glacier lagoon and on the black beach, ice crystals washed ashore illuminated in the midnight sun looking like diamonds; a sight that take your breath away. The glacial lagoon is a pure display of natural art and a spectacular sight leaving one in awe each time there and since the light is ever changing we will spend extra time there to get best possible photographs. Huge blocks of ice regularly break off the glacier and nothing is more picture-perfect than the sight of floating icebergs adorned with the light of the rising or setting sun.

Most likely you will see beautiful, sleek seals basking on the ice or swimming in the lagoon.

Not only we will be photographing icy scenes in Vatnajokull National Park but also we will have the chance to explore the impressive black dune beach at Stokksnes and the majestic peaks of Mt. Vestrahorn. The always picturesque Mt.

Vestrahorn on the southeast corner of Iceland is a steep 454 meter high mountain, gorgeous in appearance with dramatic summits and slopes made of gabbro rock that give you endless opportunities with your camera and photographic skills. The strong waves of the Atlantic Ocean crashing on the beach gives the scenery an extra wild look. In the southeast area of Iceland.

Ice cave visit will be included also.

Tour is flexible we will always look out for best possible opportunities best capture

 

Accommodation: Hofn 


 

Day 8

Today we will be heading back to Reykjavik but on our way there are plenty of cool and interesting spots to photograph. 

Will drive to Selfoss to visit Pingvellir national park and there volcans and the amazing waterfalls of the area. 

Accommodation: Keflavik 

Day 9

will spend all the day in the capital Reykjavik to visit the best spot in the city and around, also we can go to the blue lagoon the famous thermal water in iceland.

 

Day 10

Departure 


Total Price: 2575 Euros per person double occupancy.
Registration deposit: 500 Euros
Maximum Number of Participants: 3
Payment in Full: 30 days prior to the workshop starting date.

Cancellation policy:

Cancellation more than 90 days before workshop - 100% deposit Refund.
Cancellation 89-60 days before workshop - 50%  deposit Refund 
Cancellation less than 60 days before workshop - deposit NO REFUND


INCLUDED:

  • 10 days, 9 nights lodging.

  • Breakfast.

  • Workshop fees and National parks entry including Ice Cave entry fees.

  • Transportations from to airport through the hotel.

  • Transportation during the tour.

  • Post production tips.

  • Discount on Filters from Lucroit 15%.

  • More than 12 hours a day photography & tips .

     

    NOT INCLUDED:

    • Flight tickets

    • Snacks and beverages

    • Meals. 



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