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Wildlife Photography Sailing Seminar

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 5 people
Destination(s): Greece  
Specialty Categories: Photography and Videography   Boating and Sailing  
Season: April - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 780 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 780 Euro (EUR)

Sail with us for a week around the Greek islands of the Cyclades and capture unique images of wildlife and nature. Greece is not just about "sea and sun", there is so much natural beauty waiting to be discovered. Pelicans, hooded crows, egrets and ravens, cormorants, gulls, vultures... bottle-nosed, common and striped dolphins... sea turtles, terrapins, wall lizards... butterflies... orchids, anemones and thousands of other species are waiting to be "captured" by you. We will attempt to observe all the above species and many more under the guidance of the successful freelance Wildlife Photographer Patricia Fenn.

Patricia is an English photographer working out of the Greek Islands of Crete and Rhodes where she has lived for over 15 years. She's passionate about Wildlife and has won numerous awards for her innovative and inspiring images. Her pictures have been published by National Geographic (Griffon Vultures in Crete and Karpathos Island), Frommer's Travel Guide, Intelligent life, The Independent, Freelance Photography Made Easy, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, several books and educational readers, and many more. She will introduce you to the unique biodiversity of the East Med and will show you how to observe and approach the animals in such a way so as not to disturb them, and she will teach you the secrets of capturing the beauty of wildlife and nature!

In this weekly exclusive wildlife photography seminar you will learn:
- The importance of composition. How to get the best out of a compact. Using different lenses for better effects.
- Taking advantage of the light and using it to change a good capture into an exceptional image; and how to use filters for various effects.
- The tricks of the trade: macro and Wildlife. Ever asked your self "How do they get that close?" Some well kept secrets revealed and an opportunity to practice them.
- Approaching your subjects without scaring them. The importance of not using flash. How to set up a simple hide and get the wildlife to come to you.
- How to use your garden or local zoo to practice wildlife photography techniques.
- Camera settings made easy. How to get the best from your images in post processing and easy edits for stunning effects.
- How to promote your work. How to join a stock library to sell your photos, and how to set up an exhibition of your work.
- How to apply the basic principals of people, portraits, wedding, travel photography and photojournalism into wildlife photography in order to improve your images. For example, how to pose your subject, gain eye contact, get down to the subject's level, instigate a reaction etc.

This 7-day seminar will be an intensive practical course on wildlife photography. Each day you will have the chance to put into practice what Patricia teaches while we are sailing or walking around the islands we visit. The day will end with a review of the photographs taken, constructive criticism, and tips on how to improve your skills on each topic covered.

Notes:
- In order to ensure the Patricia's maximum attention, only 5 guests can participate each time. Be one of them!
- Welcome to the amazing world of Wildlife Photography: All you need to bring with you is the thirst for new discoveries, leaving the rest to us...
- Please note that we also organise private wildlife photography seminars upon demand.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Accommodation on our sailing boat
- Skipper's fees
- Wildlife photography seminar
- Breakfast
- VAT 5,5%.

Price Excludes:
- Fuel fees (around 20 euros per person)
- Lunch and supper
- Personal insurance.

Supplier Information
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Location: Greece
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2006
Client Request Served: 155

M15390 was inspired by a team of sailors, divers, biologists and environmentalists who were brought together by their love of sea and nature. Our primary objective is the study and protection of the marine world and the raising of awareness on environmental issues. In order to support our goal, we have formed a number...

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