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«River of colours»

«River of colours»

An image of the singular Rio Tinto in Huelva, Andalusia, realized in good company during a photography workshop organized by Al Andalus Photo Tour in one of the most natural and wild areas of the river. The author tried to find a balance between elements and colours, using also the fleeting passage of high clouds in the atmosphere. 

Taken with Full Frame camera, lens 24-70 mm F: 2. 8 at 28 mm, 100 ISO and F.16 and 1/8 s and polarizing filter.  

Peter Manschot, Rio Tinto, Huelva, workshop, Andalusia, travel, nature photography, sensations, colours, contrasts experiences, Al Andalus Photo Tour.

WORKSHOP CABO DE GATA

The Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata is famous for its nature and unspoilt beaches as well as its lovely bays, surrounded by interesting volcanic formations.

It is also one of the driest areas of Europe and this climate, along with its geology has created one of the most beautiful coasts of the peninsula. We visit its most emblematic coves, with its sand dunes and interesting rock formations, passing through salt mines where we can spot flamingos and picturesque fishing villages. In definitive a place offering great opportunities both for photography, walking and excursions.

 

About the places to visit:

In this photography workshop, covering both the landscape and night photography, we visit the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata, famous for its nature and unspoilt beaches as well as its lovely bays, surrounded by interesting volcanic formations.

In short, a place that offers great photographic opportunities, both for landscape and night photography.

 

About the workshops:

The trips and workshops are taught by two teachers with demonstrated experience in landscape and night photography, and are suitable for a wide audience; from those wanting to  know and visit interesting places, the enthusiastic amateur trying to improve his skills up to the professional who seeks to expand his photographic portfolio.

The workshops seek to familiarize participants with different theoretical and practical aspects of the photography of night and landscape photography and prepare them for the different situations and possibilities on the landscapes.

 

Several photography manuals are provided to students in the course. Apart from the essential technical part the workshops emphasize much on the subject of the composition as well as on the language of artistic expression and on the creative empowerment.

 

The photographic excursions are focused on learning and applying the concepts previously discussed in the theoretical workshops, apart from showing participants spectacular places from the, cultural, natural  and scenic point of view and spend a pleasant stay in them, accompanied by two photographic experts who know the area and who are fully available for any questions and advice.

The workshop includes in addition viewings of the work carried out by the students, in which technical and aesthetic aspects of the images are discussed, accompanied by advice on how to improve in both aspects.

Although it is not essential to assist, it is recommended to go with basic knowledge of photography and DSLR camera, tripod and filters to take advantage of the workshops.

Polarizing filters and the neutral grey filter of a minimum of 6 stops are helpful for this landscape photography.

 

Program

Friday

16: 00 Welcoming and workshop introduction to the landscape photography

17:00 Photo excursion

21:00 Dinner

22: 00 Workshop landscape photography (second part)

 

Saturday

09:00 Breakfast

09:30 Photographic excursion

14:00 lunch (Picnic)

15: 00 Continuation photographic excursion

21:00 dinner

22: 00 Theory II

23:00 Commented viewing of the work of the students

 

Sunday

09:00 Breakfast

09:30 Photographic excursion

14:30 Farewell lunch

16:00 Commented viewing of the work by students

 

Duration: weekend.

Students: minimum 6, maximum 14.

Includes: accommodation in hotel; complete pension scheme. Theoretical and practical classes. Transport from the hotel in private cars (shared) for routes. (consult conditions and accompanying persons).

Available languages: Spanish, English, German and Dutch.

Price: 225 euro in a double room. 250 in single room. Full Board. Discount of $ 50 for accompanying persons.

There is a supplement of 20 euros in case of less than 10 participants.

Reservations: By making an income of 60 euros the following current account:

Triodos Bank: ES401491 0001 2220 7952 7822

Concept: Workshop Rio Tinto indicating name, surname and the regime of lodging

 

How to get there?

To reach the places to portray, some routes pass through not asphalted roads, normally passable for a car in normal conditions and in some cases it can be necessary to make some journeys on foot so we recommend that participants are used to walk in Nature.

Observation: The realization of the photographs depends quite a lot of the weather on the ground. Andalusia has a good climate with many sunny hours and few days of rain, however the weather can vary.

Andalus Phototour reserves the right to modify schedules and routes where circumstances do require (e.g.. Rain, bad state access roads) for the benefit of the participants and their photos.

 

El alojamiento será en el Hotel de Naturaleza Rodalquilar **** 

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WORKSHOP RÍO TINTO

The surprising and unique area of this protected landscape Río Tinto in Huelva is famous for its peculiar Moonscapes or better said, «Marscapes», furrowed by the emblematic red Río Tinto river which course and riverbanks are a true haven of amazing «microlandscapes» of spectacular colours and shapes.

For these characteristics we organize here photography workshops, which are especially recommended for photographers interested in the portrait of the landscape in its more abstract facet or in adding a series of original and new images to their portfolio.

About the places to visit:

In this photography workshop, covering the landscape both in its broad as in its most detailed and minimalist appearance, we visit the amazing area of the protected landscape Río Tinto in Huelva, famous for its peculiar Moonscapes or better said, «Marsscapes», furrowed by the emblematic  red Río Tinto river which course and riverbanks are a true paradise of photographic possibilities , with incredible «microlandscapes» of spectacular colours and shapes that constitute a real photographic challenge.

We will visit various locations of this river to take pictures of various types of its photogenic and interesting formations.

This workshop is suitable for photographers of all kinds, but especially recommended for photographers interested in the portrait of the landscape in its more abstract facet or in adding a series of original and new images to their portfolio.

For lodging we have selected a charming rural accommodation with homemade meals, located in the countryside a few kilometres from locations.

The following link provides more information about this rural accommodation:

Finca Los Caleros

About the workshops:

The trips and workshops are taught by two teachers with demonstrated experience in landscape and night photography, and are suitable for a wide audience; from those wanting to  know and visit interesting places, the enthusiastic amateur trying to improve his skills up to the professional who seeks to expand his photographic portfolio.

The workshops seek to familiarize participants with different theoretical and practical aspects of the photography of night and landscape photography and prepare them for the different situations and possibilities on the landscapes.

Several photography manuals are provided to students in the course. Apart from the essential technical part the workshops emphasize much on the subject of the composition as well as on the language of artistic expression and on the creative empowerment.

The photographic excursions are focused on learning and applying the concepts previously discussed in the theoretical workshops, apart from showing participants spectacular places from the cultural, natural and scenic point of view and spend a pleasant stay in them, accompanied by two photographic experts who know the area and who are fully available for any questions and advice.

The workshop includes in addition viewings of the work carried out by the students, in which technical and aesthetic aspects of the images are discussed, accompanied by advice on how to improve in both aspects.

Although it is not essential to assist, it is recommended to go with basic knowledge of photography and DSLR camera, tripod and filters to take advantage of the workshops.

Polarizing filters and the neutral grey filter of a minimum of 6 stops are helpful for this landscape photography.

It is also recommended to bring old mountain boots or rubber boots, to walk more easily by the River area.

Program

 

 Friday

16:00 Welcoming and workshop introduction to the landscape photography

17:00 Photo excursion

21:00 Dinner

22: 00 Workshop landscape photography (second part)

 Saturday

09:00 Breakfast

09:30 Photographic excursion

14:00 Lunch (Picnic)

15: 00 Continuation photographic excursion

21:00 Dinner

22:00 Theory II

23:00 Commented viewing of the work of the students

 

Sunday

09:00 Breakfast

09:30 Photographic excursion

14:30 Farewell lunch

16:00 Commented viewing of the work by students

Duration: weekend.

Students: minimum 6, maximum 14.

Includes: accommodation in hotel; complete pension scheme. Theoretical and practical classes. Transport from the hotel in private cars (shared) for routes. (consult conditions and accompanying persons).

Available languages: Spanish, English, German and Dutch.

Price: 250 euro in a double room. 275 in single room (sharing living room and bathroom). Full Board. Discount of $ 50 for accompanying persons.

There is a supplement of 20 euros in case of less than 10 participants.

Reservations: By making an income of 60 euros the following current account:

Triodos Bank: ES40 1491 0001 2220 7952 7822

Concept: Workshop Rio Tinto

Indicating name, surname and the regime of lodging.

How to get there?

The rural accommodation is located about 15 kilometres from Nerva, municipality situated about 75 kilometers from Seville. When approaching the date we will send you a more detailed description of how to get to the accommodation. To reach the places to portray, some routes pass through not asphalted roads, normally passable for a car in normal conditions and in some cases it can be necessary to make some journeys on foot so we recommend that participants are used to walk in Nature.

Observation: The realization of the photographs depends quite a lot of the weather on the ground. Andalusia has a good climate with many sunny hours and few days of rain, however the weather can vary.

Andalus Phototour reserves the right to modify schedules and routes where circumstances do require (e.g.. Rain, bad state or access roads) for the benefit of the participants and their photos.

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