Croatia

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Croatia  – Pearl of the Adriatic Tour  |  June 2 – June 11, 2014

 

Explore and photograph the breathtaking diversity of Croatia – the gleaming white marble and red tiled roofs of Dubrovnik (the Pearl of the Adriatic), the iconic Old Bridge in Mostar (during a short side trip to Herzegovina), the spectacular natural wonders of the cascading waterfalls and lakes of the Plitvice Lakes National Park and the striking Venetian-influenced medieval hill towns of the Istrian Peninsula.

This tour will include daily “in-the-field” teaching  as well as class room modules and time set aside for photo sharing opportunities.

Some of the locations on this tour lend themselves for shooting at the magical “blue hour,” a short window of opportunity just after sunset and before sunrise when the sky turns into a rich velvety blue.

Shooting the magnificent waterfalls in Plitvice will help everybody to befriend their shutter speed and tripod in order to be able to capture the silkiness of moving water.

In addition to great photography opportunities we will have time for photo sharing and critiques. We will also be lecturing on photographic topics including:

  • Composition
  • Digital Workflow
  • HDR Photography
  • Panoramic Photography
  • Depth of Field calculation
  • Focal Blending
  • Blue Hour Photography
  • Filters, Neutral Density and Neutral Density Grads
  • Photoshop Tips and Tricks
  • Nik software

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Dates: June 2 to June 11 (9 nights)

Itinerary:

  • June 2: The group meets in Dubrovnik for a welcome dinner and orientation. Sleep in Dubrovnik(1 night), D
  • June 3  to June 4: Exploring and shooting Dubrovnik, the beautiful Pearl of the Adriatic. Sleep in Dubrovnik(2 nights) B
  • June 5 : Side trip to Bosnia/Herzegovina to visit Mostar with the focus on photographing the iconic Old Bridge and the cobble-stoned old town. Sleep in Mostar(1 nights) B, L, D
  • June 6 to June 8: Photographing the 16 lakes and cascading waterfalls at Plitvice National Park. Sleep at Plitvice(3 nights) B, D
  • June 9 to June 10: To the charming harbor town of Rovinj and from there exploring medieval hill towns on the Istrian Peninsula. Sleep in Rovinj (2 nights) B
  • June 11: The tour ends. Transport provided to Pula for those heading home, and for those continuing on for the Slovenia tour, we will make our way to Piran, Slovenia for one night.

Cost:  $3,995, single supplement $495


Included in the price are:
  • 9 nights lodging
  • All breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Welcome dinner in Dubrovnik
  • All entrance fees and tolls as well as ground transportation except for transport to and from the airport.
  • Jim & Magrit’s expertise in guiding and instruction.

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Join us on this exciting photo adventure and fall in love with the many visual treasures of Croatia. Call 425.672.9760 for more information or to register or e-mail Jim via the contact form.

 

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