Italy Photo Workshops - Paolo De Faveri Italian and European Landscape Photography

Contact: paolo@paolodefaveri.com -Tel. +39 348 2458867 - Partita IVA/VAT Registration Number: IT10997490015 - Registered in Italy

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Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Gran Paradiso

All Inclusive Landscape Photography Tour

Mountains have always inspired awe and a sense of majesty in mankind.
The Western Alps features some of the best mountain landscapes in Europe. The tallest and most famous "rocky giants" of the whole Alps range such as Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Gran Paradiso and Monte Rosa are all standing here in the northwestern corner of Italy, in a range of just a few miles. Join me in this small group, all inclusive workshop and get ready to be immersed in a true landscape photographer's paradise made of majestic peaks, forests and woods, streams and waterfalls, glaciers and lakes.

- Seven Days Landscape Photography Workshop with Paolo De Faveri -

The Rocky Giants of the Western Alps, Italy

 July 21st-27th, 2019

Tour Highlights

• Full time in the field guidance and instructions from a professional landscape and travel photographer with more than ten years of experience in international photography tours and workshops.
• An 
all-Inclusive treatment: hotel rooms and all meals are included in the price.
• A
small group size ensuring the necessary tutor’s attention for each guest;

• Cable-car's excursions atop the Mont Blanc
• 
Public transportation granted for the length of the tour, for your best comfort and maximum flexibility
• A
balanced itinerary where you will photograph stunning landscapes in untouched areas, visit beautiful towns built in the typical alpine style, and have a chance to taste the exquisite local cuisine and wines;
• At least one 
image processing session, where we will analyze in details basic and advanced techniques of post-processing
• 
Inspiration, fun and a great time!

Need to Know

Location

Western Alps, Italy

Dates

July 21st - 27th, 2019

Hotel

Double Occupancy lodging (single available, just ask)

Prices

3'250 EUR double room, 300 EUR single room supplement

Difficulty

Medium, a few hikes with moderate elevation gain

Gear

Required: DSLR or mirrorless camera, 28-120 mm zoom lens, tripod

Who's for

Open to any photographer interested in landscape and travel photography, whether a beginner or a pro

Group Size

Limited to maximum 6 guests

What's Included

• In the field full time tutoring and instructions
• 6 overnights in hotel, with continental breakfast included. Double room occupancy, single available with a supplement.
• All meals and soft drinks for 6 days (lunch and dinner)
• 7 days transportation with mini-van
• at least 1 image processing session (a laptop with photo processing software is required)

What's Not Included

• international air travel tickets
• cancellation and travel insurance
• Venice local tourists tax (approx 4,50 EUR/night pax)
• tickets to cable cars
• Everything not specifically listed as included

Payment Terms

A deposit of 35% of the total amount will be required to hold your space in this workshop. The balance will be due not later than 4 weeks before the start of the tour. You will be provided by email with instructions on how to make the payments.

This workshop is strictly limited to 6 guests, so don't delay. If you've been thinking about a photo workshop in the Dolomites then click the button below, fill the form with all the information required and any other information you wish to communicate. You will be contacted back right away with the instructions on how to pay the deposit and make a reservation.

Day-by-Day Itinerary
Equipment

Photo Gear

Required

• Tripod
• Dslr or mirrorless camera
• Enough storage cards for at least 32 GB
• A zoom lens covering at least the 28/120 mm range on a full frame sensor, the equivalent on cropped sensors
• Camera user's manual

Recommended additional/optional items

• A very sturdy tripod with panoramic head
• Wide angle to normal zoom lens, at least 24/70 mm on a full frame sensor, the equivalent on cropped sensors. Ideally one 16/35 mm and a    28/70 mm
• Long tele zoom lens - 70/200mm is enough, 300mm is recommended
• Enough storage cards for at least 64 GB
• Extra Camera batteries
• Photography backpacks come in handy to protect the equipment if it rains and to facilitate transfers from a shooting location to another
• polarizer filter
• a set of Graduated ND filters, at least a 2 and a 3 stops (it is ideal to have all the range from 1 to 4 stops)
• ND filters for long exposures, ideally  one 10 stops and one 6 stop
• remote  (or cable) switch
• for the image processing session, a laptop with Photoshop CS3 or newer and Lightroom 3.x or newer

Clothes and Accessories

Weather in an Alpine environment is unpredictable by definition. We can literally experience a whole set of different conditions in the same day, ranging from pristine, clear blue skies and mild temperatures down to rain/snow showers and strong and chilly cold winds. Even in summer time.
So a full set of warm clothes is recommended, including but not limited to:

- trekking shoes
- gumboots (optional, but useful in certain situations such as rivers and lakes)
- wind/rain proof jacket
- pile pullovers
- gloves
- headdress
- sunscreen
- sun glasses
- Head lamps and batteries

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Testimonial

“Paolo explained the scientific reasoning behind constructing a good image in easy to understand terms along with many tips and ideas to improve my photography. I learned much from him, including the processing lesson via skype. All in all an enjoyable, inspiring  experience that I would highly recommend to other photographers.”

 

—  Noline Skeet, Auckland, New Zealand