with Thor & Thomas Heaton
Join Thor and Thomas Heaton on a unique camping, hiking and landscape photography workshop situated in the stunning Highlands of Iceland.
The Highlands are an exceptional place for photography. We will encounter lava fields, jet black volcanic sands stretching for miles, mountains covered with bright green moss and colourful craters filled with vibrant blue water. The Highlands are covered in geothermal hotspots and previous volcanic activity is often evident, a tell tale sign of the gigantic forces at work some few hundreds years ago and others only decades old.
July 10th - 14th 2017 - SOLD OUT.
July 16th - 21st 2017 - SOLD OUT.
Price: $2200 USD
The destination is the unspoiled highlands of Iceland. At this time of year the sun rises at 3.30am and sets at 11:30pm and therefore we will be spending most of our time shooting early morning and late night to capture the best light. In between we will rest, eat, share our images and experiences, soak in the natural hot springs of Landmannalaugar campsite and enjoy our beautiful surroundings. Of course, if conditions are right we can take full advantage of this and enjoy even more photography.
The best known location in the highlands is Landmannalaugar where we will photograph colourful rhyolite mountains. This place is like nothing else you‘ve seen before. In Landmannalaugar we have the option of enjoying several short hikes, for example into the canyon Grænagil (green canyon) or we can hike up to Brennisteinsalda which is a Sulphur mountain offering unrivalled views of the surrounding volcanic Highlands. As well as hiking in to the wilderness, fantastic photo opportunities are available right outside of our tents.
This workshop is covering some of the best areas in the Icelandic interior, but since the weather can be changeable in Iceland we try our best to keep one step ahead and plan our locations accordingly.
In this workshop we will be travelling in two 4x4 jeeps and the group is limited to 6 clients, which gives us the freedom to be very flexible. If weather allows we will take to the Highland lakes in Kayaks, offering fun, adventure and the opportunity to shoot landscapes from a unique perspective. We will provide kayaks and all the gear you need, such as dry suits and life vests. We are using “Sit On Top“ kayaks which are very stable and easy to paddle.
Food: We will provide you with food during the tour, that is breakfast, lunch and dinner. We will also provide you drinking water.
You will be able to make yourself a sandwich or something to take with you over the day when we go hiking.
What´s included in the Workshop price:
Each participant will have his own tent
Sleeping bag and matt
All photography tuition and mentoring
Transport and camping fees.
Full board, we will have a communal tent where we will cook and eat.*
Water/drinks (no alcohol)
What´s NOT included in the Workshop:
Travel and equipment insurance
International travel to and from Iceland
Overweight and additional baggage
Your accommodation in Reykjavík