Explore the breathtaking Icelandic landscape and improve your own photography skills
Iceland is a country of extraordinary beauty and contrasts. Known for its dramatic landscapes, natural phenomena and glistening light, it’s one of the world’s inspirational photo destinations.
We will go to great locations off the beaten path for volcanoes, waterfalls, canyons, glaciers, solfataras, light houses, Arctic fishing villages and rugged coastlines.
This workshop is for photographers of all skills. It’s an exclusive group, limited to 10 participants.
It will give you the opportunity to explore your photography at every level by shooting in spectacular locations with Brooks Walker, a professional photographer & teacher who really knows the turf.
Everyday will include a collective photo review of our day’s images and relevant discussions.
Sunday: Afternoon meet in Reykjanes UNESCO Global Geopark, at the closest hotel to the erupting volcano and the Blue Lagoon.
Monday: a lunar landscape drive along the south coast to Skogar in Katla’s UNESCO Global Geopark. Skogar is in the middle of the best 50 kms for photography in Iceland. Skogar base camp hotel for 4 nights. Weather will determine the next days programs.
Tuesday: canyons, waterfalls, glaciers, local culture and Aurora Borealis, space-weather permitting.
Wednesday: black beaches, middle earth and the vistas in Katla UNESCO Global Geopark.
Thursday: horses, bubble moss to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon in Vatnajökull National Park.
Friday: south coast, west to the Reykjanes Peninsula’s UNESCO Global Geopark.
Saturday: morning departure from Reykjanes (1/2 hour from Keflavik International Airport).
Any kind of camera is fine. Whatever you have with you is the best camera to have.
Who will be the leader of your workshop?
Brooks Walker is an American/Icelander based in Reykjavik who has photographed worldwide, as well as shooting Icelandic assignments, for National Geographic, New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, Smithsonian, Die Zeit, Liberation, La Republica, and many more.
He will share his essential 3 C’s of photography: Capture, Conserve & Communicate. And the importance of both discovering and enjoying your personal photographic purpose.
“If you don’t see your picture, turn around.”