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Glencoe Photography Workshop – Breathtaking 3-day Landscape Photography Workshop

£875 per person (various dates) – Glencoe, Kilchurn Castle, Oban & Loch Lomond

Imagine a land where remote castles perch on hilltops overlooking lochs that are steeped in myth. Where wild coastlines and tranquil beaches exist within a few miles of one another. This is a land with a turbulent past and a rich history. A country forged with sword and blood. But yet beyond the vast wilderness of the highlands lies friendly villages and world-class scotch.

This Glencoe photography workshop takes you one of the most photogenic parts of the United Kingdom. Before long you’ll realise why photographers continue to be drawn to its majestic scenery.

Scotland Photo Tour

This 3-day landscape photography workshop starts in the vibrant city of Glasgow before quickly heading into the highlands. There will so much variety that you will wish you were there longer. Early in the morning one day, you might be photographing a beautiful loch or Buachaille Etive Mor. Then immerse yourself in spending the day shooting landscapes or castles. After a few days of stunning landscape photography, not only will you improve your photography skills, but also come back with stunning images.

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Why you should come to our Glencoe photography workshop

Scotland is one of the world’s best landscape photography locations. Our Scotland photo tour is designed to guide you to the most photogenic locations at the perfect time of day. We will teach you how best to utilise the light available and to aid you in visualising and preparing a scene. We will teach you how to use filters in difficult lighting conditions and work with you to improve your composition.

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On this Glencoe photography workshop, our expert tutors Kav Dadfar or Jordan Banks will help you train yourself to see and harness your creativity. You will learn how to survey the landscape, and utilise your environment. Not only will you take home an amazing set of images from Scotland, but continue to put your new skills to use. Our time together will include individual discussions, inspiring ideas, and possibly some world-class scotch.


Professional service by pro photographers

There are lots of Glencoe photography workshops out there. So why should you choose us? Unlike many other photography tour providers, our tutors are professional photographers. Not only by title but in practice. They are working photographers who have spent years honing their skills. Their work has appeared across the globe in the likes on National Geographic, Wanderlust Travel Magazine and Lonely Planet.


Peace of mind when booking

There has never been a more important time in ensuring that your deposit or payment is safe. So in the event that any of our tours or workshops don’t go ahead, we offer a 100% refund. No fees and no excuses. So can rest assured that if you book a workshop with us, your booking is safe if the unexpected happens.

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Small groups on even private workshops

We have always believed that small groups are best for travelling. Not only are they safer to run and manage. But they are also much more sustainable and responsible. This is even more important for photography workshops where learning is key.

We limit our workshops to only 6 people at a time and will run them with as few as 2 people. This ensures that everyone on the workshop benefits from ample time with the tutor. In fact for 2 people, if you prefer you can choose a private trip. Imagine how much you could learn in a few days with a private instructor to guide you!


Whatever level you are at, we can help

You may have only recently decided to take up photography and find it all overwhelming. Or you may have some knowledge but struggle to capture the sort of photos that you dream of. Or you could be a serious amateur with years of experience but want to take your photography to the next level. Whatever level you are at, we can help you achieve your photography goals.

Glencoe Landscape Photography Workshop Tentative Itinerary

Day 1 – Glasgow => Glencoe

After arriving in Glasgow you will be picked up from our meeting point and we will drive straight to stunning Glencoe. After a brief discussion and some pointers from the tutor, we dive straight into our first shoot in the area. This will be the venue for our sunset shoot where we will capture the imposing Three Sisters mountain range.


Day 2 – Glencoe => Glenfinnan => Fort William (B)

This morning’s shoot might require an early start, but it will be worth the effort. First up is an early morning shoot at the postcard-perfect Coupall Falls at Etive Mor. Then it is on to the famous Black Rock cottage before heading back to our hotel for a well-earned breakfast.

We will head out again shortly after to Glenfinnan to catch the steam train, immortalised in the Harry Potter film, crossing the viaduct. From there it is a short drive to Fort William where we will photograph the famous Old Boat of Corpach with the backdrop of Ben Nevis mountain. We retire to our hotel in Glencoe for the evening.


Day 3 – Kilchurn Castle => Oban => Loch Lomond  => Glasgow => End of Tour (B)

We start our final day early by making the short drive to Kilchurn Castle to photograph the stunning scene as the first rays of light appear over the hills and mountains. From there it is another short drive to the picturesque town of Oban. In the afternoon we will drive through the beautiful Scottish countryside to Loch Lomond. After spending the afternoon exploring its tranquil shores, we will have a final sunset shoot. Then it will be time to drive back to Glasgow where we will say our goodbyes.

Scotland Photo Tour

Scotland Photo Tour

What's included on our Glencoe Photography Workshop

Includes

– Professional photographer

– Photography tuition and learning material

– Accommodation for the duration of the tour

– All tour related ground transport

– Breakfast only during the tour as indicated in the itinerary

Excludes

– Meals are not included on this workshop (except breakfast as indicated)

– Soft or alcoholic drinks

– Personal purchases such as souvenirs

– Additional activities such as spas or massages

– Personal travel or medical insurance

– Medical expenses

– Gratuities for hotel porters, local guides or driver

– Transport to Glasgow for the start of the tour

Glencoe Photography Workshop Dates: various dates - BOOK NOW

Prices Quoted

Prices quoted are for double occupancy. You will be paired with someone of the same sex if you do not have a travel partner and request a roommate. If one is not available, you will be charged the single supplement.


Single Supplement

An additional £375 per person will be charged for the duration of the tour for single supplement.


£250 to reserve your spot. The total cost of this workshop is £875. A balance of £625 will be due 60 days prior to the trip.


NOTE: There must be a minimum of 3 people registered for the workshop. Do not book your transport until we inform you that we’ve reached the minimum number of people.


Tailor Made Tours

We can also run this workshop as a private trip for a minimum of 2 people. Price for a private trip is £775 per person based on a twin room. But private workshops are designed bespoke to your needs so get in touch with us for more information.

Find out more about our tailor made tours and workshops.

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Available Dates:

13th – 15th September 2020 – spaces available

16th – 18th October 2020 – spaces available

13th – 15th November 2020 – spaces available

5th – 7th December 2020 – spaces available

12th – 14th February 2021 – spaces available

26th – 28th March 2021 – spaces available

23rd – 25th April 2021 – spaces available

15th – 17th May 2021 – spaces available

Or if you can’t attend these dates, add your name to our waiting list for our Glencoe photography workshops and we will inform you of any future dates.

Additional Information

Tour Leader: Kav Dadfar / Jordan Banks

Your tour leaders on these workshops will be either Kav Dadfar or Jordan Banks. Kav and Jordan have a combined 40 years experience shooting high-end assignments in both the editorial and commercial sectors and have travelled to over 100 countries. Their work has been used by clients ranging from Microsoft to Qantas and Nat Geo to Lonely Planet and many more.


Group Size

The group size for this photo workshop is a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 guests. On average our workshops will have 3 or 4 people on attending.


Experience

This photography workshop is ideal for beginner, amateur, enthusiast and semi-pro photographers.

Difficulty

Although for most locations there will be some walking involved, these will be short and easy so if you are in good health and fitness level, you will be fine. This tour is NOT recommended for people with mobility issues.


Equipment

You don’t need expensive or professional equipment for this photo tour. We would recommend DSLR or mirrorless cameras, a range of filters and a tripod for this tour.


Schedule

Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the schedule, as we are photographing outdoors we will occasionally have to change our plans depending on the weather. This is a big part of being a landscape photographer.

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