Project Description

Bernese Highlands / Switzerland

Location: Bernese Highlands / Switzerland
Workshop start: Zurich 12:30
Workshop finish: Zurich 20:30
Duration: 4 nights / 5 days
Group Size: Max 7
Level of fitness required: Easy

Join the Discover Photography team in the breathtaking Bernese Highlands in Switzerland. Broad glacier fields, deep green mountain lakes and impressive waterfalls with thundering glacial streams are natural jewels in the Bernese highlands. The iconic Eiger peak at 3970m overlooks Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen in the Bernese Oberland of Switzerland.

During this 4-night photography workshop we will cover the mountain lakes and valleys of the Bernese Highlands, We will also capture the Swiss villages surrounded by the stunning mountain peaks. We have plenty of time out in the field to capture the rolling hills, jagged peaks and quaint churches located in the valleys during the blue hour.

Discover Photography provide photographic tuition with professional photographer Martin Rak, during the workshop you will be able to learn all the different techniques to photograph the lakes, mountains and waterfalls and come home with some outstanding images. The tuition will cover composition, shutter speeds, apertures & understanding histograms.

All levels are catered for with digital & film so whether you are new to photography, an enthusiast or a seasoned pro looking for a new photography holiday the Bernese Highlands is an oasis of breathtaking mountain scenery.

Over the five days, you can expect a fun packed workshop of great photography, great company and great food in the beautiful surroundings of the Swiss mountains.

2023 Workshops

Cost £1,799.00 per person
Deposit £400.00 per person

7th – 11th June 2023  New Dates 

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  • Return airport transfers

  • All transport to photography locations

  • Tuition by award winning professional photographer

  • Masterclass in landscape techniques

  • Private English-speaking guide


  • Flights

  • Lunch & evening meals

  • Alcoholic drinks

  • Photographic insurance

  • Travel insurance


  • Small group

  • Led by award winning professional photographer

  • Masterclass in landscape techniques

  • Suitable for digital and film – any format

  • All levels catered for

  • No Single Supplement

  • Private English-speaking guide and transport

  • Great value for money


Hotel Grindelwald is located in a quiet central location with beautiful unspoilt panoramic views of the famous North Face of the Eiger and the Wetterhorn, set right opposite the First cable cars. Free WiFi is available.
The large and comfortable bedrooms are furnished with light wooden furniture. The superior rooms also have a balcony with stunning views of the Eiger Mountain.
The spacious and stylish lobby area at this holiday and wellness hotel comes with an open fireplace

Travel Counsellors

We have teamed up with Travel Counsellors who will be able to assist in any flight travel arrangements you require and make sure you meet up with the tour at the times advised.

Flight options are available from all UK & international airports,  Travel counsellors can also arrange any preferred seating, speedy boarding, luggage upgrade or VIP lounge access.


Your tutor for this workshop is Martin Rak. Martin is a renowned Czech landscape photographer based in Prague. He got his first camera at the age of 6 and has been interested in photography ever since. He has been commended in many competitions and won awards such as SWPO National Award winner 2016 and 3rd place EISA Maestro 2016.

Martin’s work has been published in various publications, magazines and calendars around the world. He contributes to Black and White Photography Magazine, Practical Photography, Digital SLR Photography, GEO (Germany) and many others. Martin cooperates with the CzechTourism agency and Bohemian Switzerland National Park.

His photographs are typical with foggy scenery, dramatic light and dreamy mood.

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