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Digital photography weekend in the Dordogne, France
- 3 nights accommodation in an private twin or double en-suite room in a French 18th Century stone house
- 2 days of Photography tuition (approx. 7 hours per day) including:
- dawn and evening shoots on day 2 and 3
- A morning shoot on market day in the town of Sarlat on day 2
- Morning shoot of the town of Domme on day 3
- Editing work using lightroom and Photoshop on day 3
- Breakfast and dinner each day at the 18th Century stone house
- All transport to each photography shoot location
You will have time to settle into your luxurious French 18th Century stone house and soak up the welcoming atmosphere. At 6pm you will enjoy a welcome introduction with aperitifs, in the evening you will enjoy a traditional delicious French meal and an introduction to the main topics that will be covered during the weekend
Day 2 – Dawn shoot, market day and more...
Today you will be up at 5.30am to catch the perfect light on the dawn shoot, you’ll have a croissant and a hot drink on the move. After the shoot you will return to the accommodation at around 8.30am for breakfast. At around 10am you will depart for a morning shoot in the medieval town of Sarlat as it is market day, an excellent opportunity to catch the colorful sights and characters. After the photo shoot at the market you will enjoy a restaurant lunch in the town of Sarlat (at extra cost). In the afternoon you will return to your accommodation for free time and siesta. At 5pm you will depart for the evening photo shoot. When you return to the accommodation after the shoot you will sit with your fellow photographers, friendly tutor and host to enjoy a delicious homemade regional French meal
Day 3 – Dawn shoot, Domme visit and editing tuition
On the second day of the course it’s time to get up early again at 5.30am to catch the perfect light on the dawn shoot you’ll have a croissant and a hot drink on the move - return at 8.30am for breakfast at your accommodation. At 10.30am you’ll set off for a morning shoot at the beautiful walled town of Domme which will be followed by a group lunch (at extra cost). After lunch you will have free time and a siesta. In the early evening you will have a tutorial with Gareth, editing images in Lightroom along with Photoshop, digital workflow and learning how to back up your photographs. After your tutorial you will have free time or Gareth will be available to review your work and discuss your photography if you like. At around 8pm you will enjoy your final meal
Day 4 - Departure
A lie in today, enjoying breakfast at the accommodation at 8am. After breakfast at 10am, you’ll be asked to check out of your room ready for departure, taking with you fantastic photos, new skills and memories of a wonderful photography experience
Please note that the itinerary is as a guide only and may change depending on the weather and time of year.
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