Kermorvan lighthouse, Bretagne, France
Dates: 18 – 21 April 2022

Duration: 4 Days (3 nights)

Location: Bretagne (France)

Max Attendees: 3

Deposit / Price €400.00 / €2200.00

Capture the lighthouses in Bretagne, France

Bretagne is the land of history and lighthouses! We will bring you in the heart of Bretagne, we’ll visit the most beautiful lighthouses on the coast near Brest. We will take photos at sunrise and sunset where possible. The photo tour is all about getting the most from your photography in Brittany and enjoying seeing the outstanding lighthouses, like Phare du Petit Minou, and Pointe Saint-Mathieu.

Dawn over St Malo Lighthouse

Bretagne is France’s lighthouse country, home to the most iconic examples all along its rugged coastline. Some of the lighthouses in Finistère are in the National Heritage (Monuments Historiques): we will try to visit some of these lighthouses; Pontusval in Brignogan, Île Vierge in Plouguerneau, Phare du stiff in Ouessant, Créac’h lighthouse on Ouessant island, Saint-Mathieu lighthouse in Plougonvelin, and Kermorvan lighthouse

Phare du petit minou in Plouzane, Brittany, France

Lighthouses and buoys

The Ushant Museum of Lighthouses and Buoys sits at the foot of the Créac’h lighthouse and houses its gigantic lens. Other exhibits include coal-powered lanterns, Fresnel lenses, electric arc-lamps. In total there are 800 objects going back over three centuries of technological developments. Models, photos and videos give an insight into the construction of some of these legendary sentinels and the lives of their keepers: a history that deserves respect.

What is covered in the Photo Tour

Best times to shoot
Planning your shoot
Creative Composition
ISO and Resolution
Subject / point of interest
Importance of raw
Settings & the Exposure Triangle
Getting the best out of taking manual control of the camera
Choice of equipment
How filters can help your photography
Long exposures

Whats Excluded

Meals, drinks
Camera or travel insurance
Weather Control

Whats Included

Photography tuition
Location guidance
Training in all aspects of landscape photography
All tickets & entrance fees
All travel throughout the duration of the workshop
Accommodation in Villa by the sea

What to bring

The landscapes are majestic, but the weather can be unpredictable. Here are just some of the things you’ll need:

Spare batteries for your camera and the battery charger essential
Wide-angle lens with focal lengths from 17mm to 200mm
Very sharp long zoom lens – 100mm to 400mm or better
Tripod (essential)
Shutter cable releases – it stops camera shake
Remote Shutter Release switch control with timer for longer exposures
Graduated ND filters, both soft and hard graduated filters
Circular Polarise Filter
Wellies for shooting seascapes
Waterproof socks
Head torch

Payment and collection Policy

In order to confirm the reservation, a deposit of the 30% is required. The balance is required 60 days before the workshop start date.

I really hope you’ll not change idea or something happens, but in any case here the rules in case you’ll decide to cancel:

Within 90 days from the date of the Workshop: you’ll lose just the deposit
Within 60 days from the date of the workshop: penalty of 50% of the course fee
Within 30 days from the date of the Workshop: penalty of 75% of the course fee
From 29 days to the date of the Workshop: 100% penalty of the course fee

The deposit is not refundable as used for reserving essential services like transports and accommodation.

Accommodation

The accommodation is included in single occupancy in a Breton Villa by the sea.  classified as 4 * furnished tourist accommodation, breathtaking view of the sea, offers classic layout, personalized and personalized Breton furniture and next to Vue du Clos de la Pointe Saint-Mathieu

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