San Diego Zoo

Highway One

Yosemite

photo workshop

Costa Rica

NOVEMBER 25 - DECEMBER 2, 2017

8 days with optional extension

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Naturalist Guide
  • Multimedia Professional
  • Private Driver
  • Group size 8-15

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CONTACT US ABOUT THIS TOUR  1 (647) 649-4830 _______________________________

Tour Details

Dates         November 25 – December 2, 2017


Fee             $2999 from San Jose, Costa Rica

Tour Leader:  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.

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 transportation fees

·      Meals as noted per itinerary

·      All entrance fees

·      Activities included as per itinerary

Costa Rica Adventure Activities Included

Animal Meet & Greet

Partake in an informative wildlife session as the friendly staff bring local creatures into the resort, giving you the opportunity to meet the animals up close and personal. You will be provided with tips and tricks to spot these animals in their natural environment as you explore the 500 acre Rainforest in our eco resort.

Hot Springs

Revitalize in an uplifting spa experience and submerge in volcanically heated thermal waters. These natural waters have multiple health benefits, both physically and chemically. Relax and unwind as you take in the botanical resort.

Caño Negro Canal Tour

Take in the rainforest as you float along a peaceful boat tour along the Caño Negro towards La Fortuna waterfall. Experience rare wildlife opportunities as you experience this botanical adventure.

Hanging Bridge Tour

Venture through the region of Arenal from an alternate perspective and take a birds-eye-view. Take in and capture the unexplainable scenery as you explore trails and bridges throughout a private tropical reserve.

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.

Multimedia Professional

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 EVER!

Private Driver

You are guaranteed to get from point A to point B on perfect timing 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:

·      Flashlight

·      Hiking apparel

·      Insect Repellant

·      Sunscreen

·      Hat

·      Water canteen

·      Light binoculars

·      Light tripod

·      Water shoes

·      Beachwear

·      Sunglasses

·      Waterproof camera

·      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 Trail installed

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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 Explorer’s travel club for custom made details.

This photo tour is ideal for people 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. You’ll also have a professional photographer and instructor to teach, inspire and challenge you to improve your skills along the way.

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