Alternative Visions and Light Motives – Rural reality in Romania

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 of Maramures, the colorful paintings on the walls of Bucovina’s monasteries and …

Take a shot on the ‘Wild Side’

Why you should never do a photo tour on the Wild Atlantic Way with Alternative Visions and Light Motives! The scenery is disappointing with mountains and indented coast with sweeping sand beaches and small coves. Cliffs abound, some of which are the highest in Europe. It’s a long way down!! The swell waves are translucent in shades of blue and …

Tribal traits and traditions tour to The Omo Valley in Ethiopia

One of the most amazing places on Earth to go on a photo tour which enables you to photograph and interact with tribal groups who have lived in relative isolation for thousands of years. We take you to a number of the tribes living in the lower and upper Omo valley so that the experience is diverse. This tour will …

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Wild Atlantic Way photo tour 2019

Kinsale harbour, Cork

Alternative Visions will be running a photo tour from Kinsale (Cork) to Dunfanaghy in Donegal in 2019, along the now famous Wild Atlantic Way. Watch this space for dates. We start in Kinsale which is a historic port and fishing town in County Cork, which also has significant military history. Located approximately 25 km south of Cork city on the coast near the …

Tribal traits and traditions photo tour, Ethiopia

Apologies for the delay in launching the ‘Tribal traits and traditions tour’ to Ethiopia. We are now ready to launch the tour and feel that it really focuses on the very best of what there is to see in the Omo valley. 1-16 December 2018 The full itinerary will be on the site in the next few days. The Omo …

A Vision for Alternative Visions

The Gypsy

Our mission The Visions for our photo tours focus on taking you to places, which have a unique appeal to photographers. We seek the beauty of landscape and seascape, the heritage of cultural diversity and the bustle of street and marketplaces. Effectively, photography through geography. Our tours will seek the best moments, light and opportunities to compose shots, which reflect …

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A walk on the wild side – Donegal

This weekend we had five photographers from Derry on a photo tour/course in Dunfanaghy, Donegal. Our tours focus on taking participants to the best locations for landscape, seascape and local culture (if requested). The course started on Friday with a sunset at Falcarragh at the edge of the River Ray. On Saturday, in good Donegal weather, we went to the …

Donegal and beyond photo tour

fanad-1

Alternative Visions with Pixelchrome photo tours Donegal and beyond took place from 26th June – 3rd July. An exciting phototour with 7 participants from the USA, South Africa, Australia and Austria. Come with us to experience the very best locations on Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way.     Fanad lighthouse                         …

Rural reality in Romania – A photo tour

An Artisan

Photo tour to Romania  Watch this space for the full itinerary April 13-22 2018 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 …

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Donegal Photo Tour Weekends

Doe Castle, Donegal

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: 1.Drive to Dungloe and The Breeches Arch (Crohy Head). This is one of the best sea arches on the west coast of Ireland. It affords the …