Provence’s lavender paradise photo workshop, 1 – 6 July, 6 – 11 July

 

Dates 2020 (Tour leaders – Beboy (Julien Grondin) and Bruno Pisani):

1 – 6 July – 5 spots available

6 – 11 July – 6 spots available

Summer in Provence, from June until August, is painted in the rich colors of blooming lavender. Our journey to this wonderful land will be easy and warm, filled with midsummer aromas and pictures: small castle-like towns, cozy alleys, olive copses and endless lavender fields from one horizon to another. We’ll pay a special attention to landscapes of the Valensole plateau, with its blue lavender blooms, lone trees in the vast fields, towns and villages. Van Gogh and Picasso created their masterpieces here; we’ll try to follow in their footsteps, to find the same kind of inspiration.

The tour is intended to be equally interesting both for accomplished photographers and the beginners. We’ll focus on landscape shooting as well as learning to compose, shoot, and process the photos. We’ll also spend a considerable time in towns and villages, learning how to shoot architectural objects, street details, and people both in the natural light and in the evening with the streetlights on.

 

Day 1

Meetup in Marseille. We greet you in Marseille airport at 13:00 and drive to the hotel in Provence where we will spend the next several days. In the evening, we have a landscape shoot at the Valensole plateau.

 

Price: 3200 USD


Included in the price:

– All transfers
– All meals
– Lodging
– Instruction and master classes by two professional guides

 

Not included in the price:

– Airfare to and from Marsielle airport
– Visas (if applicable)
– Single supplement 450 USD

 

What to bring

Gear:
– DSLR camera with tripod and remote shutter release
– A wide angle lens. For example, Nikkor 14-24 or Canon 17-40. Best lens for use in wide-angle scenes or architecture photography
– A middle-zoom lens such as a 24-70 mm
– A telephoto zoom lens, such as a 70-200 mm. One of the most important lenses in Provence. Be sure to have additional tripod mount to this lens.

Wear:
– Casual clothes for dinners and lunches and photography workshops
– Summer clothes
– Light jacket for morning photography (15-20 C)

Tour leaders – Beboy (Julien Grondin) and Bruno Pisani