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Tribal traits and traditions tour itinerary – December 2018 Ethiopia tour details

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Day 1 – Sat 1 Dec: Addis Ababa Group members gather in the lobby of the Jupiter or Monarch International Hotel. Tour overview,  briefing and Q&A session at 5:30 pm. Overnight stay at the Jupiter International Hotel or Monarch Hotel Day 2 – Sun 2 Dec: Addis Ababa – Jimma – Mizan Teferi Flight (ET131 10:35-11:30) Addis Ababa to Jimma. …

Rural reality in Romania Photo Tour – Alternative Visions & Light Motives

The graveyard craftsman

13th April – 22nd April 2018 Romania €2790 PP 10% Deposit required Romania, and especially Maramures region, is the last truly rural place in Europe. Our photo tour focuses on the rustic nature of the country and its ancient traditions. Landscapes and agrarian practices are inextricably linked and we will strive to capture the life of people in the villages …

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Wild West Tours

Sept – Oct tours

29th September to 1st October 13th October – 15th October Donegal €250 Our weekend photo tours take you to some of the very best locations for landscape and seascape photography in Donegal which is now part of the Wild Atlantic Way.  See some of our sample itineraries below:  

Donegal Phototour May 2017 Alternative Visions

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Welcome  To The First Blog On Our New And Fabulous Website. The First Phototour Of Our summer Season Took Place On The Third Weekend In May. It Had 4 Participants. We Like To Keep Our Maximum Number To 5 To Ensure Each Of Our Photographers Obtains The Most Out Of The Weekend. They Can Also Have  The Undivided Attention Of Both Trevor …

Donegal

FanadLighthouse, Donegal

Donegal – The forgotten county of Ireland but arguably the most beautiful. An inimitable light combined with patchworks of fields, mountains and one of the most beautiful coasts anywhere. The light in winter is particularly good with the sun at a low angle even at midday the photographer cannot, or should not, fail to capture some of the essence of …

Costa Rica

In the eye

Costa Rica, a small Central American country which lies to the North of Panama and South of Nicaragua, has a Caribbean and Pacific coastline and in between, volcanic peaks and lush rain forests.  A great deal of income now comes from sustainable tourism and the eco-lodge is almost ubiquitous. There is a lot so see and photograph for such a …

Ethiopia

All in the eyes

Ethiopia – Landlocked, 100 million inhabitants, one of the World least developed countries and so under visited in relation to what there is to see. Desert, mountains, indigenous minorities, volcanoes, national parks. Ethiopia has an unfortunate image elsewhere in the World. One of poverty, famine and despair. This is not the case – it is a country of great contrasts and …

Brazil

Howler profile

Brazil – almost the size of the USA has incredible bio-physical diversity. Iguacu falls, the Pantanal, the cityscapes of Rio, Ouro Preto, Salvador, the national parks of Lencois Maranhenses, Chapada Diamantina and the amazon basin. The photographer can select and enjoy their own area of interest – the opportunities are immense.

Iceland

Purples and greens Iceland

Iceland, on the mid atlantic ridge is slowly being torn apart as the North American plate and Eurasian plate move away from each other. This, together with a northerly latitude of 66 degrees, has created a unique landscape which is made for the outdoors and the photographer who savours the beauty of landscape and the geothermal activity. Geysers, fumaroles, ice …