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 …

Rural reality in Romania Photo Tour 2019 – Alternative Visions & Light Motives

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12th April – 21st April 2019 Romania €2600 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 …

Book – Rinn na Mara

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16 Rinn na Mara is a superb holiday home located in Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal in close proximity to the Golf Club, Killyhoey Strand (beach) and the popular holiday village/resort of Dunfanaghy. The cottage has been built in a modern and yet traditional style with oak and tile floors, a large stone fireplace (with a wood burning stove), a modern kitchen …

Donegal

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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

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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

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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 …