Photography Workshops and Tours

Iceland Westfjords Expedition

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€3699

10 - 17 September 2016
Places Available
Deposit of €500.00

It has occurred to us that everyone these days is running photo tours to the south coast of Iceland. Hop in a budget minibus, traipse along the well trodden Route 1 and join the other thousands of tourists taking the same old pictures. Well, here at Ocean Capture we always like to do things a little differently - not for the sake of being different, but because to us the adventure is as much part of the trip as the resulting photographs. On this fantastic 7 day tour, led by Iceland regular Jonathan Chritchley, you will head far off the beaten track, to the remote and spectacular Westfjords in the far north west of this wonderful country, travelling by plane and in specially-adapted 4x4 vehicles, to photograph some of the most awe inspiring landscapes on the planet. Deep fjords, waterfalls, volcanoes, deserted fishing villages, lava fields, and of course the hope that we will be lucky enough to witness the Northern Lights (we will be in the best place in Iceland to see them) - all this will surely make one of the best photo adventures available today. This is not an ‘off the peg’ photo trip - not one you could even organise yourself - this is a true photo expedition to the most remote place in Europe, right into the edge of the Arctic Circle.

The trip starts at Keflavik airport, where we will gather and meet our experienced driver/guide and of course the ‘go anywhere’ 4x4; We head North to the beautiful Snaeflesnes Peninsular for our first night, then head north again the the Westfjords and for the next 6 days we will explore the jaw dropping peninsular. We will be staying in a combination of quality gueshouses and hotels, and each guest will have their own room. We head back to Reykjavik on the 16th, stay in Reykjavik overnight, then flights home on Saturday 17th.

Enjoy the incredible scenery, the amazing food, the warm hospitality of the Icelandic people with one of the world’s leading landscape photographers and tour guides. An epic adventure in one of the most beautiful countries on Earth.

Included: 7 nights accommodation, breakfasts, all transport, airport transfers.Excluded: Travel to and from Keflavik Airport, Iceland

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1 Drop – Minimum level of fitness, light walking, possibly some sand or grass over short distances.

2 Drops – Average level of general fitness, some longer walks, possibly hills and slopes.

3 Drops – Average to good level of general fitness, possible short to medium hikes, hills and slopes.

Your Tutor

Jonathan Chritchley Born in Wimbledon, London, Jonathan’s infatuation with the sea started after moving to the sailing town of Lymington on the south coast of England at the age of 14. Having studied photography...