Includes: Luxury accommodations, meals (as noted in the itinerary), professional photography tuition, personal tour leaders, private vehicles, and more!
Pricing: $5,750 per person
Join Greg Pai and ........... Develop your skills as a photographer, build an incredible portfolio, and immerse yourself in the vivid fall colors of Iceland’s Autumn. This nine-day workshop is for amateur, aspiring and professional photographers alike, and promises to expose you some of the world’s most spectacular nature under ethereal lighting conditions.
You will get to see many of Iceland’s most iconic and photographed sites over the duration of this tour, such as the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, the waterfalls of the South Coast, the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, and, with any luck, the awe-inspiring Northern Lights.
Your guides, however, are not just expert landscape and aurora photographers; they are experts on Iceland and will be able to guide you to its hidden places and little-known subjects, allowing you to take fascinating, unique images far from the crowds. At each destination, they will be on hand, ensuring that you are making the most of the lighting and subjects available.
Michael Downey is a photography instructor based in the New York City area. His passions include photography, travel, and teaching and he is fortunate enough to share all three enthusiastically! He is the Head Instructor at Unique Photo, Inc. and teaches several curriculums there regularly.
Michael also leads photo excursions to domestic locations throughout New York City, Boston, Washington D.C. as well as international destinations such as Central America, Europe and Africa.
Michael has a patient and encouraging teaching style that fosters self-expression through photography. All students experience a sense of ruthless compassion. He looks forward to returning to Namibia with Temu after an incredible trip in 2017.
'Sometimes I photograph to learn, other times I photograph to teach, I always photograph to appreciate.' - Michael Downey
Being out in nature with a camera and a tripod can be like a form of meditation – a soothing, peaceful experience that has the potential to lift you out of this world. For Brynjar Ágústsson, a native Icelandic professional landscape photographer, there is simply nothing more satisfying.
A former member of the Rimmugýgur Icelandic Viking Community from Hafnarfjördur, Brynjar is acquainted with even the most hidden corners of Iceland and knows every magical location like the back of his hand. This former parachute jumper, windsurfer and mountain guide has amassed a wealth of experience from guiding countless photography tours, finding himself at his absolute best when outdoors in the wilderness with a camera in hand.
Well-versed in Lightroom and Photoshop, Brynjar’s work has been featured in many magazines, commercials and exhibitions around the world. He has a deep-rooted interest in keeping abreast with the ongoing technological and ideological advancements in photography, as well as a keen eye for composition and light. With this Viking at the helm, you will be taken to the most epic arctic landscapes on an adventure to remember for a lifetime. Brynjar’s passion for Icelandic nature is quickly mirrored by all those who join him during every journey.
Says the man himself, “In our photo tours, you are in the right place at the right time when the beauty of nature’s show begins.”