Santorini 8 Day Photography Tour
7th - 14th OCTOBER 2017
With its dazzling white houses, blue-domed churches, twisting alleyways and hilltop windmills, Santorini is Greece at its traditional best. Famous for its stunning sunsets, sweeping wide vistas across the dramatic caldera and beautiful architectural detail, it's no wonder that this island is on the bucket list for so many photographers.
Join us for a wonderful photography tour to this enchanting, magical island.
Our tour is timed for late summer/very early autumn when we will benefit from fewer tourists, cooler temperatures and have a better chance of some interesting skies.
We will stay in a lovely, small hotel in the bustling village of Fira. An ideal location in the centre of the island and within walking distance of fantastic viewpoints across the dramatic caldera.
During the tour we will be spending much of our time in the four very different towns and villages of Fira, Firostephani, Imerovigli and Oia as well as visiting other interesting locations on this stunning island. We will explore quaint traditional villages, hilltop churches, striking black sand beaches and ancient archaeological sites.
We will be out photographing at both dawn and dusk, making the most of the beautiful sunrises, sunsets and blue hours
We will also have some free time to allow you to relax and enjoy the delights of the island.
The atmosphere will be informal and friendly and in the evenings we’ll enjoy traditional Greek food and excellent local wines in cozy tavernas.
In addition to great photography opportunities on this photography tour we will have time for photo sharing and critiques. we will also be providing help on photographic topics including:
- Depth of Field calculation
- Focal Blending
- Use of filters
- Shooting panoramas
- Long exposure photography
- Creative techniques
- Blue Hour Photography
- HDR Photography
- Digital Workflow
- Post processing in Lightroom, Photoshop and Nik software (if time permits)
Our time together will include individual and group discussions, inspiring ideas and great fun. We cannot think of a better location to express your creativity than the breath-taking island of Santorini!
This tour is limited to a maximum of 10 people, so book early!
EXPERIENCE | DIFFICULTY
Level of physical difficulty: 3.5 out of 5
The towns on Santorini are built on the edge of a caldera and there are some steep streets and alleyways. Participants will need to be able to carry their camera gear and tripod up and down these streets.
PHOTOGRAPHER | GUIDE
Chris Upton ARPS & Peter Jones ARPS DPAGB
This tour is run in conjunction with Wildwatch Tours, owned and run by Peter.
October Averages :
- Temps 18 – 23 C
- Hours of sunshine 9
- Rainfall 38mm with 4 days of rain
- Sunrise 07.18 | Sunset 18.53
- 7 nights Hotel in twin bed shared accommodation (single supplement £210)
- All Breakfasts
- All transport on the island
- Photographic tuition from two photographers
- Photo walks & discussions
- Group size max 10 guests
- Evening meals
- Travel Insurance
- All drinks
- Personal items
The preferred flight is Easyjet from Manchester to Santorini. Details will be confirmed on receipt of your booking.
SANTORINI 8-DAY PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR
- Dates : 7th - 14th October 2017
- Price : £1295
- Deposit: £295 payable on booking
- Balance : £1000 payable 27th July 2017