Lesotho 16-19 March 2019

An experience of culture, music, shows, fine dining, sport, beauty and wildlife. A very diverse, fun and enriching photographic experience!

 

This hands-on photo-tour taps is a wonderful ‘creative tourism’ experience. The annual National Arts Festival in Grahamstown is a celebration of the best Performance and Visual Art in SA. From there you  will meander through Addo Elephant Park to see some wildlife and then onto the Vibrant Knysna Oyster Festival – South Africa’s premium sport and lifestyle festival. The types of photography you will learn include street, people, landscape, food, action, portraiture, exterior architecture as well as wildlife. This photo-tour truly is a wonderful experience! 
 

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There are a maximum of twelve people on this tour so early booking is essential to avoid disappointment.

This photographic tour starts at Port Elizabeth Airport and ends at Cape Town International. Additional pickups and drop-offs in those areas can be arranged.

Price and Payment Policy: The price per person is R12800.00.  Add 10% extra for a single supplement. Take off 10% if you have been on an Educational Photowalk with us before!

In order to secure your place, full payment needs be made with the booking.

Itinerary –

Day 1 and 2: Meet and greet at Port Elizabeth Airport at 11h00 and head to Bathurst  for lunch at the famous Pig and Whistle. Drive through to Grahamstown and check in. The next two days will be spent at the vibrant and established National Arts Festival. This is a cultural and photographic feast! There are umpteen photography canvasses such as street, dance, music, theatre, buskers, food and so much more. Included are two shows. All of this while learning to improve your photographic skills.

Day 3: Depart at 10h00 for Addo Elephant Park which is the third largest National Park in South Africa. We will spend the day driving through the park capturing the essence of the African bushveld and wildlife. We will check into authentic thatch bungalows with uneven muddy walls and enjoy the sunset at a dam with sundowners. Dinner to follow.

Day 4: Photograph the sunrise at a watering hole while enjoying coffee and rusks.  A slow departure out of the park meandering through the East side of the Garden Route  while stopping to go into the Knysna Forest to photograph. Lunch at Lookout Deck in Plett, then onto Knysna for check in. Spend the evening at the Knysna Waterfront soaking up and capturing the vibe and beauty of the wonderful Knysna Oyster Festival.

Day 5: Early up and off to a secret beach to practice and improve your shutter speed skills on the waves in the low-light.  From 11h00 until 15h00 we will walking through the Emzini township with a local Accredited photographer who specializes in these tours. We will practice food photography at the local Shabeen when we stop for lunch. The rest of the day will be spent doing sport photography, reflections, people and so much more.

Day 6: Sunrise over the lagoon followed by breakfast and check out. Depature for Cape Town heading West at 11h00 stopping for lunch at the Mossel Bay lighthouse. Drop offs on any part of the route can be arranged – arrival at Cape Town International Airport at approximately 17h00.

An Accredited South African Professional Photographer, airport transfers on day one and six of the tour, all transport during the tour, accommodation with breakfast/brunch, refreshments on the bus, entrance fees into places of interest included on the tour, access to a basic first aid kit.

Camera gear and accessories, lunch, dinner, laundry, additional adventure activities, refreshments off the bus, unforeseen transport, tips of any kind. All items of a personal nature, insurance and flights (these can be arranged).

Accommodation –All accommodation is rated three/four-star. The price of the tour is quoted on per person sharing. Either double beds or twin beds can be arranged in most of the stop overs. A single supplement carries an additional 10% on the price of the tour.
In order to achieve the most from the Accredited South African Professional Photographer, a camera body with a manual mode function is recommended. However, all makes of cameras are welcome.
A tripod is essential.
 Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended. Wind breakers come in handy for photographing at dusk and dawn and pockets are useful.
thephotowalkers.com will communicate with you closer to the of date of departure should there any be any inclement weather expected that would encourage additional items of clothing that are not typical.
 Non-photographers – Partners and spouses over the age of 21 are welcome to join as non-photographers.
A certain level of fitness is required to enable you to transport your own camera bag, tripod and accessories. Reasonably short to medium distances are covered while photowalking.
If during ‘free time’ you would like to partake in other adventures, additional fitness may be required.
None!
Photographers of all skills level are welcome.
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Price and Payment Policy: The price per person is R12800.00.  Add 10% extra for a single supplement.
Take off 10% if you have been on an Educational Photowalk with us before!
In order to secure your place, full payment needs be made with the booking.
Under the “Bookings” button, we offer bank transfer details.
Cancellation Policy – Cancellations within 2 weeks of the event: No refund will be issued on full booking amount. Cancellations more than 2 weeks before the event: 50% refund will be issued on the full booking amount. In the event that thephotowalkers.com has to cancel the tour for any reason what so ever, a full refund will be issued immediately.
Indemnity All clients will be asked to sign an indemnity form at the start of this Photo-Tour. thephotowalkers.com will not be held responsible for loss, injury, death or damage including consequential loss of any nature what-so-ever. By booking this tour you understand and accept this. thephotowalkers.com will do their best to avoid any circumstances that may lead to the above.