Senja, Norway's lesser known gem

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Senja, Norway's lesser known gem

2,038.00

 

February 19 - 27, 2020

Price: $6,895 USD
Deposit: $2,038 USD

Lone Trees, Frozen lakes & dramatic coastline

9-Day Photographic Adventure

 

Introduction

Wild and remote, Senja is an untouched natural gem.

Norway's second largest island, it is still a relatively unknown photographic paradise compared to its more famous Lofoten cousin. But for no good reason: it has some of the most beautifully wild landscapes I have witnessed.

With many natural forests, frozen lakes and dramatic coastal scenery, Senja offers much for the photographer. At the edge of frozen white lakes I found many beautiful lone-trees to frame in my viewfinder. Like black silhouettes against a winter-white canvas of snow, I found simplicity and beauty here.

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Informal small group setting

Bruce likes to run his photography-adventures in a friendly, intimate group setting. This trip has a maximum group size of six.

Unlike a lot of tours with up to 12 or 16 people on them, running with a smaller number allows everyone to have space in which to photograph. It also means more quality time for Bruce and his assistant with each participant. 

This trip is more of a tour* than Bruce's normal workshops, due to the logistics involved, but you will get a lot of hands on experience from Bruce while at the same time, immerse yourself with plenty of time out in the field on your own. 

* Please note that this is not a workshop. It is a photographic tour, focussed on getting you to great locations for the best light.

Required Fitness Level

Demanding

To get the most out of this adventurous tour, you need to be aware of the physical demands of working in extreme winter weather conditions.

We will sometimes be working in very deep snow. Moving around will be demanding and require a lot of stamina at times. If you have bad knees then you should consider this before booking.

We will have snow shoes to make life easier but you will still find the going requires a lot of exertion. So you need to be mobile and fit enough to handle this.

The weather can often be extremely cold and windy. With snow storms passing through. Temperatures can easily go below zero degrees celsius. If you wear the correct clothing this should be no problem, but you may get very cold hands while operating your camera.

In addition, some of the coastline is very rocky and at times slippery. To enjoy this trip, you should be confident at moving around places with slippery and uneven rocky terrain.

What's included


• Single room occupancy (ensuite bathroom)
• 2 nights in Tromsø (first and last evening, inc dinner at local restaurant)
• 6 nights on Senja in high quality single room, twin apartments
• 8 evening meals
• 5 packed lunches
• Snowshoes & poles
• Transportation between shooting locations in mini-bus
• One to One Guidance & Group Guidance
• Bruce & his assistant


Payment Terms

Initial Depost of £1,018 Required to secure your booking.

Cancellation Policy

The deposit should be regarded as non-refundable, as we have to pay a deposit to our 3rd party suppliers (hotels, studio spaces, tour operators, guides, etc.) in advance to guarantee the services we have booked on your behalf. In the event of a cancellation initiated by you, should there be any costs that are refundable, we will do our utmost to make a refund to you. All cancellations incur a £250 administrative fee (deducted from any refund) for covering the resources involved in the refilling process.

Final Balance

The final balance is due 3 months prior to trip departure.

Your space is only secured if payment is made on time. We reserve the right to cancel your space if we cannot get in touch with you or your final payment is past due.

Terms & conditions

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