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Summer 2013 Photo Tour — Icelandic Summer Light

October 28, 2012

Event: Summer 2013 Photo Tour, Icelandic Summer Light
Co-leaders: Markéta Kalvachová and Royce Howland
Dates: July 15 – 24, 2013
Highlights: 10 days / 9 nights in Western & Southern Iceland, with Landmannalaugar
Departure & arrival: Keflavik airport, Iceland
Hours of daylight: ~20!
Travel on location: Minibus
Group size: 8 minimum, 10 maximum
Fee: $4395 USD per person double occupancy room ($530 USD supplement for single occupant room); includes transportation, accommodation & meals in Iceland; not including international flights or optional side tours
More info: See the tour schedule (PDF), and the Icelandic Summer Light tour page at Markéta’s web site
To register or for questions, contact: Royce Howland (royce at vividaspect dot com) or Markéta Kalvachová (kalimarky at yahoo dot com)

Wind-blown Lupins and Crazy Clouds, Skaftafell National Park

Wind-blown Lupins and Crazy Clouds, Skaftafell National Park

I’m super stoked to announce a new photo tour — Iceland in the summer of 2013! Iceland-based Markéta Kalvachová is an experienced photographer and international tour leader. I’m very excited at the opportunity to work with her, following the great time I had in Iceland this past year with her husband & creative partner, Tim Vollmer. Markéta and I will lead a small group to a series of amazing locations in western & southern Iceland. To find out if this event might be for you, read on. And for more information, see the tour schedule (PDF), and the Icelandic Summer Light tour page at Markéta’s web site. Feel free to email either of us with questions, or to register.

Iceland — a magical place of both grand and subtle beauty! A place of dramatic weather patterns, massive glaciers and intricate ice formations. A land where the rugged terrain is carved by ocean, rivers, and cascading falls, and living things inhabit geology forged in volcanic fire and the very forces of continental plates. A country whose engaging people in their coastal towns, farms and fishing villages have a legendary heritage that’s long-entwined with the fiercely wild land.

You — a passionate photographer looking for a distinctive travel photography experience, and eager to spend a social & field-intensive time with a group of like-minded individuals. You may be an advanced photographer looking for experienced guiding to get you directly to fantastic locations. Or you may know the basics of exposure and how to use your camera equipment, but have goals to improve your mastery of the craft. Either way, you’re keen to make great photographs that tell stories. And to exercise your creative eye in a destination where night is only a memory, and reality merges with imagination.

Iceland + you — does this sound like a perfect match? Then join experienced international photographers and tour leaders Markéta Kalvachová and Royce Howland in the Summer of 2013. Markéta and Royce will lead a small group on a 10-day photography tour of exceptional locations around Western and Southern Iceland, from the Snæfellsnes peninsula to Skaftafell National Park and points between. As a member of this group, you’ll experience some of the best photography opportunities found anywhere. And Markéta and Royce will be on hand on to discuss any aspect of photography with those who would like extra input.

What you can see — if you’re not already convinced, then take in the wonderful sights of Iceland through the online galleries of Markéta Kalvachová and Tim Vollmer! See some of my Iceland photos below, and read my blog posts about photographing Iceland.

Okay, you’ve seen the photographs, now you can share in the experience. Icelandic Summer Light — join us July 15 – 24 of 2013!


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