Svalbard. The Arctic light photo tour, 1 – 11 September 2017

Not included in the price:

  • Airticket to Svalbard;
  • Hotel in Longyearbyen the night before the expedition starts for those who arrive the day before;
  • Transfers in Longyearbyen;
  • Visa and insurance;
  • Alcohol;
  • Tips for the team – about 0,5-1,5% of the trip cost from each person;
  • Fuel extra charge*;

*If the cost of fuel rises extremely in Longyearbyen, additional costs may arise – usually it’s no more than $250-350 per person.


What to bring

– DSLR camera with tripod and remote shutter release
– A wide angle lens. For example, Nikkor 14-24 or Canon 17-40.
– A middle-zoom lens such as a 24-70 mm
– A telephoto zoom lens, such as a 70-200 mm
– Zoom lens (200 – 500 mm, 100 – 400 mm, 500 mm – one of these lenses) for animal and polar bear photography

– Waterproof and windproof jacket
– Waterproof pants
– Warm down-jacket and thermal pants
– Casual clothes for dinners and lunches and photography workshops

The full list of wear will be sent to participants.

Tour leaders


Daniel Kordan

Daniel was born in Moscow area. In his childhood he graduated the art school. After that, he is studied in Moscow institute of Physics and Technology and became an optics physicist. During the study he gain experience not only in physics, but also in mountain climbing and hiking, guiding tourist groups in winter and in summer in Russian mountains. Right after graduation he became a guide of photo-workshops and chief editor of “Continent expedition” magazine. This magazine is about travel and adventures all over the world. He has got several awards in photography: Golden Turtle’ 13 Nature nomination winner, National Geographic Russia contest 2013 and 2014 finalist, Best of Russia’13 and ’14 winner, best photographer’13 finalist and others. He is spending most of his time in Norway, Lofoten islands and in Tuscany at villa Gaia, guiding groups of photographers.
I consider Baikal lake as top place for photographers from all over the world. I will help you to reveal its beauty.

Iurie Belegurschi

Iurie Belegurschi is a landscape photographer based in Iceland, where he runs photo tours and workshops. He was born in Moldova and has been living in Iceland since 2006. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism and Hospitality. His photos have been published worldwide in books, calendars, greeting cards, magazines and some of the most popular newspapers like The Daily Mail, The Independent, The Sun, The Huffington Post, and The Telegraph

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