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16 June, 2022 ( 00:00 - 00:00 ) - 230 Keflavik

Nikon School Adventures: Iceland Midnight Sun

Overview

Join Nikon School on a photographic adventure of a lifetime, photographing the stunning landscapes of Iceland. This workshop will be led by Neil Freeman and a local Icelandic Guide. Iceland is without doubt one of the most spectacular and dramatic photographic destinations, a landscape which has been sculpted by the extremes of nature; earthquakes, volcanoes and glaciers and as a result is a landscape photographer’s paradise. This workshop aims to make the most of the amazing light and long days that are available during the summer in Iceland. Our plan (weather permitting) will be circumnavigate the entire island, giving you the opportunity to photograph the iconic Iceland landscapes that are inaccessible during the winter. We will also visit some of the more secret and lesser known locations.

Neil is very experienced in leading photography workshops in Iceland and between Neil and our guide, they have extensive knowledge great locations to photograph in Iceland. Neil can show you the best setups for your camera, lenses, filters and tripod to ensure that you can come away from this workshop with some amazing images.

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Nikon School Adventures: Iceland Midnight Sun - 230 Keflavik
16 June, 2022
( 00:00 - 00:00 )

Course Contents

ITINERARY

Arrival date 16th June 2022 at Keflavik Airport, Iceland.

Depart date 25th June 2022 from Keflavik Airport, Iceland.

** You are responsible for your own flights to and from Iceland

You may arrive earlier and leave later but must be in Iceland on the 16th June 2021 to meet Neil

We will be travelling around Iceland using 4x4's. All hotels and guesthouses are ones that are known to us. They are all very clean of good standard with your own room and bathroom.

An outline itinerary is as follows - Please note this is weather dependent, so we may need to change the arrangements and locations.

16th June 2022

Arrival at the Hotel in Iceland. Evening briefing from Neil with the possibility of a Sunset shoot, weather conditions permitting.

Day 1 – 17th June 2022

We will start heading south, stopping at some of the stunning locations along route 1 in south west Iceland. We aim to include destinations such as: Seljalandsfoss, Skogafoss, kvernafoss, the sea stacks and church at Vik. Depending on the weather and light we will overnight in Vik or continue travelling further towards Hofn.

Day 2 – 18th June 2022

Depending on weather conditions sunrise will be at either Vik, Jokulsarlon or Vestrahorn. These are some of the most iconic locations in Iceland. There is plenty to do in this area with locations to visit that only a few locals know of. We may again visit the diamond beach depending on the light and weather.

Day 3 – 19th June 2022

We may start by revisiting Vestrahorn, before making our way up the east coast with the magnificent Fjords, waterfalls and canyons. There is so much to photograph along this route, you will be spoilt for choice before stopping at our hotel in the north east of Iceland

Day 4 – 20th June 2022

A day to explore north east Iceland and photograph extinct volcanoes, basalt rock canyons and a number of awe inspiring waterfalls and sulphur pools amongst other locations before heading along the north coast towards Snaefellsness.

Day 5 – 21st June 2022

As we continue to circumnavigate Iceland, we will continue to photograph locations in the north east before heading along the north coast towards Snaefellsness and arriving out our base for the next few days

Day 6 – 22nd June 2022

A full day of locations on the Snaefellsnes peninsula including the iconic Kirkjufell. Even though Kirkjufell is a must see there are so many beautiful locations in this area including Arnarstapi harbour, sea stacks, Londrangar, Hellnar, the ruggedly beautiful and secluded Djúpalónssandur with its red rocks, Wonderful moss covered lava fields, Svörtuloft Lighthouse with it's fantastic rugged cliffs, Way too many locations for one day. We will then finish the day back at the guesthouse

Day 7 – 23rd June 2022

We will continue to explore the Snaefellsnes peninsula visiting new locations we have not yet photographed or revisiting some of our favourite locations to shoot in different lighting conditions

Day 8 – 24th June 2022

We will visit all the places above that we did not have time for on day 7. There are so many amazing locations here before heading back to Keflavik

25th June 2022

Farewells and return home

To book:

Either book online or if you would to pay a non- refundable deposit to secure you place on this workshop, please e-mail us at Nikon School. To secure your place on the workshop the non refundable deposit of £500 is payable immediately with balance due at least 3 months before the workshops starts

Notes:

Please note that lunches and dinners will not be included in the tour, spending money of about £400 for a week in Iceland is usual for your food and day to day expenses. You are responsible for your own flights to and from Iceland

Luggage is limited to one medium suitcase and one camera bag per person. This gives you plenty of room for all you need.

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The Ultimate Photography Adventure

I was simply blown away by Iceland, not only the amazing landscapes and wildlife, but also its people and their culture, this trip was nostalgic and opened my eyes to life in general. Everywhere you look there is a different photograph, the weather continuously changes giving you a completely different look, and you also have the opportunity to shoot wildlife, including Puffins and Arctic Fox!!!! BEST WORKSHOP EVER!

Neil H.

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