Kinsale To Bantry

Gougane Barra

It’s 10 am and we are leaving Kinsale behind us. we will be following the coastline heading west leaving the modern world behind us. We drive through the rural setting of the Cork countryside and on to Ballinspittle. From here we continue on the Wild Atlantic Way to Timoleague Situated at the head of Courtmacsherry Bay. There Is Ample time …

Wild Atlantic Way Reconnaissance Tour

Kinsale night time photography

On the last week in February 2018  Trevor Cole and I, spent 10 days on the Wild Atlantic way to finalize our upcoming tour for 2019. the exact dates will be released shortly. Our tour starts in Kinsale just south of Cork on the River Bandon. Kinsale is ideally suited as it is just 15 minutes from Cork Airport with …


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 tour itinerary – December 2018 Ethiopia tour details

Fire lighting

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. …

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 …


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 …

Alternative Visions International Photo Workshop

The Breeches arch, Crohy Photo Workshop

The First Alternative Visions International Photo Workshop Of The Year Started On June 26. It Was Organised  With Pixelchrome Photography Tours  Lead By Jeremy Woodhouse. The Participants All Stayed In Anseo Bed And Breakfast For The First Four Nights . The Phototour Included Americans, South Africans, Australians And An Austrian. One Participant Had An Interesting Journey From Limerick To Dunfanaghy. His …


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:  

Photo tour workshop day 2 Donegal Dunlewey

Arch Photo Tour

We Met Up Again In Cafe Arnou  On The Second Morning Of The Donegal Tour Workshop For Breakfast And A Briefing Of The Days Agenda. A Few People Had Stayed Up To Photograph the previous night’s beautiful sunset at Port Na Blagh Pier. This was The Final Day Of Our Photo Tour. At 10am We Had Finished our Breakfast And Briefing …