Photography Holidays

The quest for the perfect shot is something many of us aspire to and on one of our photography holidays we ensure that you have the best chance of capturing a range of unforgettable experiences. Whether you’re a prolific snapper, a keen amateur or a serious professional, photographs are a way of capturing the moment you are in. From a glorious sunset over a dramatic landscape to the dancing aurora borealis, an opportune wildlife encounter to a glimpse into distant cultures, our holiday destinations offer a smorgasbord of possibilities from behind the lens. And for those looking to develop their photography skills further, we offer a collection of dedicated photography holidays from Scandinavia to Canada to Namibia.

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Recommended Photography Holidays

Photographing Bears

from £1070
including flights
4 nights May-Sep
A wildlife photographerís dream, capture brown bears on camera from a forest hide.
  • Short Breaks
  • Wildlife
  • Bear Watching
  • Photography
Finland

Polar Bear Photo Safari

from £7047
excluding flights
6–7 nights Oct-Nov
This small group tour takes place at Seal River Heritage Lodge in prime polar bear season in October and November.
  • Escorted
  • Wildlife
  • Bear Watching
  • Photography
Canada

Wild Namibia Fly-in Photo Safari

from £9765
excluding flights
10 nights Oct-Nov, Apr
Join a small group fly-in safari to see and photograph the very best of Namibia’s prolific wildlife and spectacular landscapes.
  • Escorted
  • Wildlife
  • Photography
  • Safari
Namibia

Nikon School Adventure – Abisko National Park

from £2449
including flights
3 nights Mar
Nikon School and photographer George Turner are excited to bring you a 4 day photography trip, exploring the Abisko National Park in Sweden.
  • Short Breaks
  • Winter Break
  • Northern Lights
  • Photography
Sweden

Ideal for wildlife photographers is a bear watching break in Finland, right in the thick of prime brown bear territory. Staying in specially designed hides, you stand an excellent chance of photographing not only bears but other wildlife such as wolverine, lynx, capercaillie and goshawk.

In Canada, visit some of the most breathtaking locations in the Canadian Rockies whilst developing your skills behind the lens or head up to Churchill on a polar bear photo safari offering unique opportunities to capture the world’s largest land predator on ‘film’.

Join a Nikon school expert and experienced professional photogropher George Turner on an exclusive 4 day northern lights photography trip in Abisko National Park in Sweden. Capture mountains, wonderful landscapes and hopefully the northern lights will come out to dance for you!

Top Tips for Travel Photography

  • Never compromise a fragile habitat in pursuit of the perfect shot
  • Always ask permission before photographing people
  • Use a companion to add scale and drama to a shot
  • Check behind you before stepping back for that extra wide view
  • Make sure your photographic gear is insured
  • Try fast and slow shutter speeds to capture movement
  • Light is the key! Be bold and experiment
  • Try different viewpoints to emphasise drama
  • Do your homework and plan shots that tell a story
  • Don’t let a speck of water or dust stop you taking pictures

“Remember, it’s not about having the latest equipment – it’s about the joy of taking photographs and concentrating on mastering the kit that you have”. – Ragnar TH Sigurdsson

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