Heart Rock, The Algarve, Portugal

Portugal – Wild Atlantic – October 1-7, 2024

Oct 1 – 7, 2024

Full Price: US $2,800
Deposit: US $560

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7 Days, 6 Nights
Workshop Start: October 1st 2024, Hotel Mera Prime Gold in Lisbon
Workshop End: October 7th 2024, Hotel Mera Prime Gold in Lisbon
Difficulty: Easy
Minimum number of participants: 2
 
Join us in the wild west of Portugal to capture one of the most photogenic coastlines in Europe. We will start our tour in Lisbon, a fascinating destination for photographers because of its stunning architecture, vibrant street life, and picturesque city and landscapes. During our first two and a half days in Lisbon, we will explore Sintra (a charming Portuguese town situated within the picturesque hills of the Serra de Sintra), take pictures of the Tower of Saint Vincent (a 16th century fortification that served as an embarkation point for Portuguese explorers), and guide you to an array of well-known and “secret” photography spots throughout this mesmerizing city. 
From Lisbon we will continue our journey to the Algarve, a coastline with some of the most incredible rugged cliff formations, hidden coves, and blue water sceneries in all of the Iberian Peninsula. Imagine a place where golden cliffs meet azure waters, where cozy beaches give way to charming old towns, and every turn reveals a new, breathtaking vista – much of the Algarve remains relatively undiscovered and unspoiled. We will spend 4 days, and 3 nights in Lagos, a charming and centrally located town with narrow cobblestone streets and quaint old churches. 
After we leave the Algarve, we will return to Lisbon where we will spend our last night close to the famous Vasco da Gama bridge, which we will photograph at sunrise on our last day in Portugal.
 
During this 7-day fabulous photographic journey, we will seek out interesting nooks and crannies as well as the better known and more iconic sites. Our aim is to give you ample opportunity to capture the history and beauty of this amazing country. Our photography guide Paulo is from Portugal, speaks the language, and is looking forward to showing you the beauty of his homeland. During our workshop will provide photographic guidance, demonstrate the use of filters, talk about composition, shutter speeds, apertures,  histograms and more. All levels of photographers are welcome, whether you are a hobby enthusiast, a cell-phone shooter, or a seasoned professional looking for new photographic opportunities.

Claudia Daniels

Claudia Daniels - Photographer

Paulo Silva

Paulo Silva - Photographer

Relatively easy but good footwear needed. Most locations and viewpoints are close to where we will be parked. There may be some walking on uneven terrain which could be wet and muddy, and some locations are hilly. Good sturdy, water resistant boots are advised.

Best place to fly to is Lisbon Airport. If coming from the UK or within Europe, you can find flights at Easyjet or Wizz Air or Ryanair.

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The weather can be quite cold this time of year, and the mornings and evenings colder, so warm clothes. Ideally layers that you can remove or put on as we’ll be shooting before sunrise and after sunset, in the dark, when it will be colder. Bring wet weather gear and a raincover for your camera equipment.

 

Group Bookings

Group bookings for all tours or bespoke tours are available upon request. Please use the form here or contact us by email or phone to let us know your requirements so we can put together a custom itinerary and price for you.

Group Bookings

Group bookings for all tours or bespoke tours are available upon request. Please use the form here or contact us by email or phone to let us know your requirements so we can put together a custom itinerary and price for you.

You can book and pay online securely via our booking service on We Travel. Please click the button above to be taken to the booking page directly.