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Tuscany Photography Workshop & Holiday: Spring 2022

Tuscany Spring Landscape Photography Holiday & Workshop

Join us for a photographic holiday adventure around the beautiful rolling hills and towns of Italy

 

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Deposit / Full Price: £350 / £1670. More info is available at the bottom of this page.

Workshop highlights…

  • Photograph many of the highlights of Tuscany
  • Daily tuition from a professional photographer
  • Daily photo reviews and critique
  • 4 star hotel incl. breakfast, all local transport and pickup
  • Tour and wine tasting at one of the top Tuscan vineyards
  • Social time with other like minded photographers
  • Some free time to do your own thing if needed
  • Experienced travel and landscape photographer, knows the best spots to shoot

Our workshop is for you if…

  • You’re an amateur photographer of any ability who wants to improve your technical and creative skills
  • You’re an advanced or Pro photographer looking to expand your portfolio with new and different images
  • You’re a competitive camera club member and looking to create amazing winning images
  • You want to spend a week with like minded photographers
  • Love Italian food and wine!

• Pre-scouted & proven • Iconic & inspiring locations

• You will create an amazing set of photos to be proud of whilst improving your photo skills

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What makes this such a great trip?

Spring is a fantastic season to photograph the magnificence of the Tuscan landscape. The days are normally warm and dry, but the cool nights bring morning mist in the valleys. The sunrises and sunsets that spread out across the wide expanse of sky above the patch work fields, avenues of Cypress trees and mottled sunlight racing across the undulating landscape can be breath taking and create beautiful images ripe for our cameras.

From our base right in the centre of the beautiful ancient hill town of Pienza (which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and located in the Val d’Orcia valley which is also a UNESCO World Cultural Landscape), we’ll explore in all directions and discover some of the most beautiful scenes in Tuscany – rolling green hills, ploughed, shaped and textured fields, sculptured cypress trees, winding roads, crumbling urbex farmhouses, and magnificent villas (including the villa in the closing scenes of the Gladiator film). Most of our activities will be a Val d’Orcia photography tour and the surounding area of picturesque villages and historic towns such as Montepulciano. We’ll also travel further afield to the medieval hill towns of Pitigliano and Sorano.

Our days can be long and full, starting before sunrise and ending after sunset so we can take full advantage of the best light of the day. There isn’t a fixed daily itinerary for this photography tour as we take each day as it comes in terms of the weather and light and choose locations accordingly. We may visit the same locations several times.

Astro Photography

Tuscany has very little light pollution and what is there is often shielded by the hills. The cool nights can bring clear skies, making astrophotography fairly easy. To be clear, I’m not an astro expert and this is not an astro workshop, but those that are interested, this is a perfect compliment to the daytime landscapes.

Tuscany Photo Locations – Workshop Approach

Before getting our cameras out, we will look at how the landscape presents itself, how the light sits and where it may move and change. Then we’ll consider the best framing and how to experiment with different ideas and view points, picking out different elements of the landscape and using them to best effect. We are on hand at all times to offer help and advice about composition and technique to help you get the very best from every location.

There will be occasional downtime during the day with the flexibility to either do your own thing, or discuss image critique, editing and feedback.

Our trips are structured for photographers of all abilities; For those that are beginners or want additional help, we provide assistance, evaluation and guidance throughout from an experienced landscape and travel photographer. For experienced photographers, you have the benefit of joining a photo workshop with a guide with excellent local knowledge. We want photographers of all abilities to leave the workshop with an amazing array of quality images to be proud of.
Transport during the workshop is in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus/people carrier.

End of workshop photo review

On the last afternoon or evening of the trip we will have a photo review. Everyone brings around 4 or 5 edited images to show the group. We can then offer joint feed back and editing advice. I appreciate not everyone may bring laptops for editing, so SOOC images are also fine.

Access to Private Members Facebook group

We also have a private Facebook group where members can join and post images for feedback and I answer questions and give help and advice.

Your 4 star hotel accommodation in Tuscany

Our hotel is located in the heart of the beautiful hill town of Pienza. With comfortable en-suite rooms, many with amazing views across the valley or overlooking the amazing cloistered courtyard in the centre of the hotel. Continental breakfast is included and sometimes served on the sun drenched terrace. The hotel also has an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel has a restaurant and bar plus free wifi. The town itself has many bars, restaurants and cafe’s close by and is well worth the time to have a wander.

We offer discounts to couples or 2 people sharing a room. Contact me before booking as we have limited sharing rooms available.

Tuscan vineyard tour and wine tasting

We will also visit the vineyard at Catina di Montalcino where you can sample several of their wines plus some local foods, immersing yourself in the flavors of Montalcino. This is included in the holiday cost. The surrounding area is also a beautiful landscape of rolling hills covered with over 500 hectars of vines.

Questions?

Just give me a call on 07836 705 705 or email hello@fusionphotographyworkshops.co.uk

Images from our previous Tuscany Visits

 

Full logistical details, assistance with booking transport will be provided (if needed) after booking is complete.

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Date & Time

Sat 14th May to 21 May 2022

Deposit / Full Price

£350 / £1670
£160 sharing discount PP

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What’s Included?

4 star hotel, breakfast, pick up and return from Pisa airport when arriving between 12-3pm, transport through out the trip, tuition and guidance

What’s Excluded?

Transport to and from Italy such as flights, lunch and dinner, drinks, equipment and travel insurance

Fitness Level

Easy to moderate, maybe walking shortish distances over rugged terrain to get to best spots

Typical Group Size

6

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Who is your tutor & guide for this trip?

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Photographer: Steven Gosling

I’m Steven Gosling. My passion has always been photography and specialise in landscape, travel and stylish fashion, dance, and portrait photography. You can view some of my recent work in my Photography Portfolio.

I love travel and can talk photography for hours. I love to help others create better images, helping them take their photography forward.  Read more…

 

Call me on 07836 705 705 – or – email hello@fusionphotographyworkshops.co.uk

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