The Azores / Portugal
Location: Azores archipelago / Portugal
Workshop start: Ponta Delgada Airport 14:00
Workshop finish: Ponta Delgada Airport 14:00
Duration: 7 nights / 8 days
Group Size: Max 7
Level of fitness required: Easy
Join the Discover Photography team in Portugal’s breathtaking mid Atlantic archipelago. Sao Miguel & Terceira island will be the focus of our landscape photography tour of the Azores.
São Miguel & Terceira are the largest islands in the Portuguese Azores archipelago. They are known for volcanic scenery, speculator coastlines, flora and rich marine life. During this 8 day photography tour of the Azores we will capture the majestic mountains, mighty cascading waterfalls, sweeping cliffs, white sandy beaches and tiny fishing settlements which make these islands a photographers dream.
During the trip we will also capture some of the incredible marine life in The Azores, we will spend an afternoon Whale watching on a privately chartered boat.
Discover photography provide photographic tuition with our award winning professional photographer Paulo Silva, 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 Azores is an oasis of breathtaking scenery.
Over the 8 days, you can expect a fun packed workshop of great photography, great company and great food in the beautiful surroundings of The Azores.
Return airport transfers
All transport to photography locations
Tuition by professional photographer
Masterclass in landscape techniques
Private English-speaking guide
All national park fees
Lunch & evening meals
Led by professional photographer
Masterclass in landscape techniques
Suitable for digital and film – any format
All levels catered for
Private English-speaking guide and transport
No Single Supplement
Great value for money
Hotel Gaivota is located in the centre of Ponta Delgada and next to Portas Do Mar, which offers panoramic views of the marina right in the capital of the Azores Archipelago.
All rooms at Hotel Gaivota have wooden floors and elegant furnishings. Each of the air-conditioned rooms features a cable TV, and a minibar and free internet.
The hotel is surrounded by restaurants and cafés with terraces. Packed lunches are also available.
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 Paulo Silva. Paulo is one of Portugal’s finest and most sought-after photographers. Paulo has a passion for landscape and nature photography, concentrating the majority of his work in Portugal’s Ria de Aveiro. Being a master at using his camera and working with colors and contrasts, he stays away from Photoshop, preferring to use filters when necessary to achieve the ideal balance of light and motion.
For him, the philosophy of “get it right in the camera” certainly applies. In 2015 Paulo created a course in IFP at the Portuguese Institute of Photography. His award-winning photographs have been published in national and international magazines and featured in gallery exhibits.