San Diego Zoo

Highway One

Yosemite

photo workshop

Costa Rica

NOVEMBER 25 - DECEMBER 3, 2017

8 days with optional extension

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Naturalist Guide
  • Profesional Photography Guides
  • Private Driver
  • Small Group Size

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Tour Details

Dates         November 25 – December 3, 2017


Fee             $3295 from San Jose, Costa Rica

Tour Leaders:   You have two exceptional photography guides on your tour. Get ready for a trip of a lifetime.

Meet Richard Emmanuel, world-renowned photographer and founder of APA.  Richard is an experienced photographer that has worked with the Royal family to VIP’s globally.  From an early age, he was surrounded by photography and art. His father, Milan, an expert photographer first exposed Richard to the world of cameras, images and light. Richard’s future was destined from the moment he picked up his first camera, astonishing everyone with his inherent talent to capture the beauty of life one frame at a time.   Join Richard to discover, explore the beauty amongst us in an entertaining trip of a lifetime.  Richard’s work has been published on front pages of photography magazines, national newspapers and numerous TV appearances.

Meet Aura McKay is a renowned Vancouver photographer, experienced instructor, trained image salon judge and one of only nine Certified Professional Photographers in Canada. She is a business and life coach for creative professionals and has been teaching photography at a professional level for more than a decade.

TRIP DETAILS

Expect a humbling experience as you enjoy the sounds of nature throughout your travels in beautiful Costa Rica. Prepare for a variety of landscapes stretching from city life to picture-perfect landscapes.

You will instantly notice how clean and how organized the country is. Civilians work together to sustain the majestic nature in order to maintain the country for future generations. A gracious society with a welcoming attitude, Costa Ricans make it pleasurable to visit the country.

Arenal volcano soars high across the sky in Costa Rica. It can be seen from various altitudes at multiple points within the country. This one-of-a-kind landmark is a visual reference you are somewhere away from home during your entire stay in Costa Rica.

What’s Included

Our team at the Academy of Photo Arts has designed a custom itinerary specifically to explore as much of Costa Rica as possible. All of the following details will be included as part of your participation with this Costa Rican adventure:

·      All special features

·      All accommodations as per itinerary

·      All transfers and land transportation fees

·      Meals as noted per itinerary

·      All entrance fees

·      Activities included as per itinerary

Special Features

Naturalist Guide

Your English-speaking local guide will be part of the journey every step of the way, spotting wildlife in places you would never think to look for your viewing pleasure. Extremely knowledgeable about the country and all it entails, your guide will be available to offer insight to all you require.

Profesional Photography Guides

You are guaranteed to visit the best locations at precise times throughout the day with this specialist onboard. We have taken into consideration altitudes, lighting position and seasonal elements to ensure you return home with the BEST PHOTOS!

Private Driver

You are guaranteed to get from point A to point B with your exceptional driver. Fully licensed and qualified, your private driver knows all the roads to get all those who travel with APA to their destinations safely and soundly.

What to bring

All of these items are optional to enhance your visit to Costa Rica:

·      Sunscreen

·      Hat

·      Flashlight·      

·      Hiking apparel

·      Water canteen

·      Light binoculars

·      Light tripod

·      Water shoes

·      Beachwear

·      Sunglasses

·      Insect Repellant

·      Shoulder camera strap

Recommended Equipment

·      Zoom lens

·      50mm 1.4 lens

·      Wide angle lens

·      Macro lens or macro adapter

·      Extra memory cards

·      USB stick for sharing purposes

·      Laptops recommended with Photoshop/Bridge/Lightroom - Free Trial available

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The APA community was started by a collective of photography lovers. We believe that the best value a photography tour can give is in helping people discover themselves, while discovering the world. We avoid mainstream resorts, and instead target the best locations for photography. We are photography professionals who are committed to finding your next experience of a lifetime.

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APA photo tours are intimate and provide flexible itineraries when on location. Tours have limited availability and differ based on the destination. If you would like to book and create a private excursion please contact us for custom made details.

This photo tour is ideal for Arts & Culture enthusiast who love to travel and have a passion for photography, even if you are just getting started! From beginners to seasoned, self-taught hobbyists, you’ll delight in the endless photo opportunities and unique experience of being surrounded with others who share your passion. Any size/type camera will be great for this trip, plus your instructor will have a camera that you can try.  You’ll also have a professional photographer instructor to teach, inspire and challenge you to improve your skills along the way, while our amazing naturalist guide will point our all the magnificent details throughout the trip.

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