The itinerary below is based on suitable conditions, during particularly bad weather we'll do a mixture of heading out and running processing/printing sessions.
Wed 30th Oct - Pickup from Glasgow at 10am to drive to the Northwest going via Inverness around 1.30. Check in to accommodation in Ullapool and then drive for a low level sunset in Assynt.
Thur 31st Oct – Photographing Suilven, we will spend the day outside photographing this enigmatic peak from different angles. We will also shoot Quinag to the north.
Fri 1st Nov – Photographing Stac Pollaidh. If weather allows we will ascend the mountain at a slow pace (probably the easiest mountain in Britain). We will also try to visit at least 3 low level locations making this a very full day!
Sat 2nd Nov – Photographing Cul Mor. We’ll visit a couple of spots that give fantastic views of this unusual mountain. In the evening we drive to Torridon and check in to our accommodation.
Sun 3rd Nov - Beinn Eighe, Loch Maree and Slioch. We will hike a well pathed route up towards views of Beinn Eighe. There will also be time to photograph the Scots pine. We will also spend time some time exploring the shores of Loch Maree and photographing Slioch on the opposite side of the water.
Mon 4th Nov – Coulin Hills. This day will be focussed on capturing the peaks to the south of Torridon village. There are a few viewpoints we can visit but we will also take a walk into the hills themselves where we will be surrounded by peaks.
Tue 5th Nov – Beinn Alligin. After a low level sunrise shoot we will spend the day out and about around the foot of Beinn Alligin. There are a couple of exciting spots to share!
Wed 6th Nov – Low level sunrise and then depart back to Inverness and Glasgow.
I will be on hand at all times to help you with your images should you wish. With a small group size (maximum 5) there will be plenty of opportunity for 1-to-1 time. The level of independence and tuition is entirely flexible, depending on individual interests and needs. You certainly won’t be marshalled around. In particular if you would like to work on your composition I will be on hand with my ciritcal eye to provide feedback!
This trip is targeted at normal people. You need to be able to walk up to 6 miles in a day over undulating or gently rising ground but I want to emphasise that this is much easier than my other trips! None of the walks involve exposure. We will be doing some easy walking off path.
You need to be suitably equipped for the outdoors. Waterproofs and sturdy walking boots are both required as well as warm clothing for standing around waiting for the light. A headtorch is also necessary in case we plan to walk out before sunrise or after sunset. I will be taking a large pack with me so we can have hot drinks and a few luxuries when we are out all day. A more complete list will be sent out closer to the time.
The trip does not include flights, insurance, food and drink.
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This workshop is priced at £1160 with a £400 deposit to reserve your place. There is a £100 single room supplement. Please read the Terms and Conditions before booking.
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