Dolomites Highlights – Italy

Landscape and Night Photography Workshop

7th
edition

SEATS AVAILABLE Tue 30 July – Mon 5 August 2024
 

CONTACT US
info@vistaphototours.com
WhatsApp: +39 339 8723878
(Mon-Fri 9-18 CET)

 

PRICE
4,260 $ 3,520 $
Price per person double occupancy
Find out what’s included
 

PAYMENT CONDITIONS
Registration deposit: 500 $
Balance due 60 days before the start of the tour
All major credit cards and bank transfer accepted
 

DURATION
7 days, 6 nights
 

ACCOMMODATIONS
3 nights in 4-star hotels in twin rooms with separate beds and private bathroom
2 nights in 3-star hotels in twin rooms with separate beds and private bathroom
1 night in a luxury mountain hut in twin or triple rooms with separate beds and shared bathrooms
 

SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT
880 $ for 5 out of 6 nights
If you travel alone and don’t request a single room, you will share the room with one of the other guests
 

MEALS INCLUDED
All breakfasts.
 

GROUP SIZE
Max. 5 participants with 1 photo guide or
Max. 10 participants with 2 photo guides
 

MAIN TOPICS
Landscape, Night and Milky Way
 

PHOTOGRAPHIC SKILLS
From beginners to experts
We’ll help and teach individually
 

PHOTOGRAPHIC GEAR
Digital reflex or mirrorless camera, any brand
More details here
 

PHOTOS TAKEN ON THIS PHOTO TOUR

 

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    OUR PARTNERS FOR THIS TOUR

     

    TRAVEL ITINERARY

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    DAILY SCHEDULE

     

    Dolomites Venice Italy Photo Tour Workshop 00057On your first day in Italy, we’ll meet you at 11am in the arrival hall of Venice Marco Polo airport.
    Our tour operator will help you find the best solution for travel and will give you all the information you need to reach the meeting point.
    In case your flight arrives a long time before, we will help you find a hotel near Venice. You can take advantage of this time to visit the city and the meeting with our tutor will be directly at your hotel instead of at the airport.

    Once together we will drive for approximately 2h 30 mins to Passo Rolle (1.984 m), where we’ll shoot the famous Baita Segantini and Pale di San Martino (3.192 m) at sunset.

    After sunset we’ll drive for a few minutes to our hotel and have typical alpine dinner.

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel near Passo Rolle

    Dolomites Venice Italy Photo Tour Workshop 00037On the second day of your Photo Tour, we will photograph the Pale di San Martino at dawn from a spectacular location with streams and lakes with the mountains in the background.
    We will leave then the hotel after breakfast and move to Passo Falzarego.

    Here we’ll take a cablecar up to the top of Mount Lagazuoi (2.750 m) which commands an incredible view over the surrounding mountains and valleys. One of the highlights of the whole tour is the opportunity and privilege of sleeping in the hut at the summit of Mount Lagazuoi. This won’t be an uncomfortable accommodation, as we’ll have private rooms instead of beds in the dormitory. In addition to this, the Rifugio Lagazuoi has one of the best cuisines in the Alps and it also features the highest sauna in the Dolomites!

    Overnighting at Rifugio Lagazuoi will allow us to shoot the last rays of the setting sun from 2.750 m over the Dolomites, resulting in an incredible opportunity to take stunning shots.

    After dinner we will evaluate the sky conditions and if they’re good we’ll shoot the Milky way and startrails.

    Accommodation: Rifugio Lagazuoi (2.750 m)

    Dolomites Venice Italy Photo Tour Workshop 00063This day will start early (for those willing), about one hour before dawn, we’ll photograph the sun’s first rays hitting the peaks of the mountains.

    After a great sunrise session we’ll have a continental breakfast at the hut and some time to rest and pack our things up before moving to the next location.

    We’ll descend with by cablecar and we’ll drive via a road with panoramic views to the beautiful Misurina Lake, only 30 km away.

    We’ll have a quick lunch on the lakeshore and purchase some sandwiches to take away, which will be our dinner.

    After lunch we’ll move by car to Rifugio Auronzo (2.320 m), where we’ll park and proceed on foot for more or less 1 hour, an easy hike, to get to famous Forcella Lavaredo in front of Three Sisters (Tre Cime). We’ll try and find the best vantage point and wait for the sun to set over the Tre Cime.

    Immediately after sunset we’ll begin the walk back to our car, to make the most of the remaining light before darkness falls. Our dinner tonight will be an unglamorous sandwich and some fruit, our return to civilization will be past restaurant serving times.

    The drive back to the hotel will take a few minutes and we can all enjoy a well-deserved rest.

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo

    Dolomites Venice Italy Photo Tour Workshop 00061Today the sunrise shooting session will be at Cinque Torri area (2.361 m), a beautiful group of rocks near Cortina.

    There are many remnants of World War I left by Italian troops in this area, it is often called an open air museum, and we’ll have the opportunity to shoot this little mountains and visit the trenches

    Upon returning from dawn, a hearty breakfast awaits us and some well-deserved rest in the hotel.
    We can then have a photo review session, a walk in the center of Cortina and have lunch in one of the many excellent local restaurants.
    In the afternoon we will be able to move around to take photographs, choosing from the many photographic spots in the surrounding area, the most famous of which is Passo Giau.
    Upon returning from sunset we will have dinner in a typical mountain restaurant and enjoy a night’s rest in the hotel.

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo

    Autumn Dolomites Venice Italy Photo Tour Workshop 00025This day will begin with a beautiful photo session at dawn at Lake Antorno, a small lake surrounded by fir trees in which the Tre Cime di Lavaredo are reflected.
    To reach it we will only have to drive for about 40 minutes and we will park directly on its banks.

    After breakfast we will drive for half an hour to Lake Braies, a wonderful lake, one of the most iconic spots in the Dolomites. Its emerald waters are usually calm in the morning, which is great for photography. We will explore the shores of the lake or you can hire a rowing boat if you fancy a more relaxing morning.

    Lunch will be at a great restaurant near the lake and then we’ll travel to Val di Funes, a picturesque alpine valley with cozy houses and famous churches. From here we can take a short walk to visit several interesting locations at the foot of the Odle mountains (needle mountains) (3.025 m) before shooting the last rays of the sun on the mountain peaks.

    After dinner we will have a new opportunity to photograph the stars. The moon can be bright here, hopefully bright enough to light up the foreground, creating beautiful imagery.

    Accommodation: 3-star Hotel near Val di Funes

    Dolomites Venice Italy Photo Tour Workshop 00068After photographing at dawn still near the Val di Funes, we will make a short tour to the pretty village of Ortisei in Val Gardena.

    Here we will go up with a cable car on the Seceda, a peak of over 2500m with a splendid panorama of the surrounding mountains and valleys, including the famous Odle.

    In the afternoon we will move to the nearby Alpe di Siusi, where you can enjoy some of the best views of the Dolomites.
    Here we will shoot at sunset and at night and spend the night in an exclusive hotel in the Alpe.

    Accommodation: 3-star Hotel near Alpe di Siusi

    Dolomites Venice Italy Photo Tour Workshop 00050Your last day in the beautiful Dolomites, will start by shooting at dawn in the Alpe di Siusi. The fir trees and huts and hopefully a little morning mist can provide great images.

    After breakfast when your luggage is packed we will drive for about 3 hours to the Marco Polo Airport in Venice and should arrive around 14:00.
    This is where the tour ends. We hope you have great memories and fantastic photographs.

     


     

    Extra Days – Venice

    You could also stay a few extra days and enjoy some more of the magical atmosphere of Venice and Italy.
    Our photo guides are available to take you to the best photo spots in Venice with the help of some local guides who know every secret of the city.
    These extra days can be scheduled even before the Dolomites tour.
    Contact us to request a quote tailored to your needs.

    ORGANIZATION OF AIR FLIGHTS

     
    The meeting point is at 11am on the first day of the tour in the arrival hall of Venice Marco Polo airport, where photo guides will be ready to welcome you upon your arrival.

    Our tour operator will help you find the best solution for travel and will give you all the information you need to reach the meeting point.
    In case your flight arrives a long time before, we will help you find a hotel near Venice. You can take advantage of this time to visit the city and the meeting with our tutor will be directly at your hotel instead of at the airport.

    Contact us to receive additional information about flights.

    PRICE AND REGISTRATION

    SEATS AVAILABLE Tue 30 July – Mon 5 August 2024
     

    CONTACT US
    info@vistaphototours.com
    WhatsApp: +39 339 8723878
    (Mon-Fri 9-18 CET)

     

    PRICE
    4,260 $ 3,520 $
    Price per person double occupancy
    Find out what’s included
     

    PAYMENT CONDITIONS
    Registration deposit: 500 $
    Balance due 60 days before the start of the tour
    All major credit cards and bank transfer accepted
     

    DURATION
    7 days, 6 nights
     

    PRICE INCLUDES:

     

      Before departure

    • Travel preparation aid: receiving all the useful information by email several weeks before the tour.
    • Photo guides will be available immediately after registering to answer any doubts or requests, both on the organization of the tour and on photographic equipment.
    • Our exclusive Shooting Techniques Manual to start learning new concepts, shooting techniques and post-production even before the Tour.
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      During the Tour

    • All transportation in comfortable minivans for the duration of the tour.
    • 3 nights in 4-star hotels in twin rooms with separate beds and private bathroom
      2 nights in 4-star hotels in twin rooms with separate beds and private bathroom
      1 night in a luxury mountain hut in twin or triple rooms with separate beds and shared bathrooms

      If you travel alone and do not choose a single room (available at an extra cost), you can share the room with one of the other participants.

    • Fees and tolls for cablecars, chairlifts, parkings, etc.
    • Individual and continuous assistance from the photo guides of the Photo Workshop for the duration of the tour, 24 hours a day.
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      After the Tour

    • Private group on Facebook to continue the interaction with the teacher upon return from the Tour: you will be able to publish your photos and receive comments and advice from the teacher to further improve your technique.

    PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

     

    • Flight tickets to and from Italy (Venice airport).
    • Personal health insurance with repatriation. (required)
    • Meals. Everyone will be free to decide every time what to eat. We estimate a cost of around 300 $ for the whole tour.
    • Single room supplement (880 $).
    • Trip cancellation insurance (optional).
    • Photographic equipment, notebooks and accessories.
    • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “price includes” section.

    CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

    The tour will be confirmed when the minimum number of participants required have subscribed.
    Don’t buy your flight tickets until you receive a confirmation from us.
    All communication regarding the tour will be by e-mail.

    If you cancel your subscription before the tour is confirmed we will refund the amount in total.
    If you cancel your subscription after the tour has been confirmed refunds will be as follows:
    – More than 30 days before the start of the tour you will be refunded 50% of the total cost.
    – Less than 30 days before the start of the trip no refund will be granted but we’ll do our best to refund as much as possible.
    Refunds will be paid approximately one week after the scheduled tour ends.

    DISCLAIMER

    Activity Level: Moderate – Mostly short walks on level ground. One hike – 90 mins approx, ascending 200m. You should be fit enough to undertake the hike whilst carrying your photographic equipment. The hike can be skipped of needed.
    The tour itinerary is always dependent on weather, as the weather can indeed be unpredictable.

    PHOTO TOURS MANAGEMENT

    Vista Photo Tours
    via San Donato 149
    40127 – Bologna (BO) – Italy
    VAT: IT02445160399
    Phone: +39 339 8723878
    (Mon-Fri 9-18 CET, English language only)
    Email: info@vistaphototours.com

    AUTHORISED TRAVEL AGENCY

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    Fully Licensed Tour Operator
    Via Soldato Anselmo, 4
    12080 – Monasterolo Casotto (CN) – Italy
    VAT: IT03405540042

    USEFUL INFORMATION

    After the registration you will receive by email the Travel Program and all useful information.
    You will also be placed in a reserved group on Facebook where you can talk with the photo guides to prepare yourself for the tour.

    Discover the most useful information on our Photo Tour by clicking on the sections below:

    The accommodations are of excellent quality: all the hotels are tested in previous trips.
    3 nights in 4-star hotels in twin rooms with separate beds and private bathroom
    2 nights in 4-star hotels in twin rooms with separate beds and private bathroom
    1 night in a luxury mountain hut in twin or triple rooms with separate beds and shared bathrooms

    If you do not have companions and do not choose a single (available at an extra cost), you can share the room with one of the other participants.

    Contact us if you want more information on this aspect of the tour.

    Activity Level: Moderate – Mostly short walks on level ground. One hike – 90 mins approx, ascending 200m. You should be fit enough to undertake the hike whilst carrying your photographic equipment. The hike can be skipped of needed.

    Participation in this Photographic Tour is recommended for those who already have a minimum basic preparation, ie those who know how to shoot in Manual mode, are familiar with the use of ISO, timing and aperture, has a good knowledge of the camera menu.
    Having these notions will allow you to take advantage of all the photographic opportunities that will arise and to better assimilate all the intermediate and advanced concepts that our photo guides will explain to you.
    The very limited number of participants enables continuous interaction with the photo guides, who can help and advise you at any time, but we cannot guarantee that you will have the opportunity to explain the basics of photography.

    Not sure if this photo tour is right for you? Contact us and talk directly with the photo guides of the Workshop.

    You can participate with any brand of camera (Nikon, Canon, Sony, Olympus, etc.): despite being Nikon School, in almost all of our Workshops there are also participants with other camera brands, so our photo guides will be perfectly able to help you with your camera settings.

    To participate in the Workshop the following equipment is required:

    • SLR or mirrorless camera (any make and model)
    • Any lens
    • Tripod
    • Remote control / Remote shooting
    • 1-2 spare batteries
    • Enough memory cards to hold at least 1500 photos (or a notebook to download the photos, but it is better to have enough cards for the whole tour)

    Before departure we will send you an email with all the useful information about the most suitable equipment for this tour and our buying guides for tripods and filters, which will help you understand if it is appropriate to improve the your photographic kit. If you don’t want to wait, you can immediately get the guides by clicking on the banner at the bottom of this page.

    • Wide-angle lens with the possibility of mounting filters (approximately 14-17 mm minimum focal length on full frame)
    • Bright wide-angle lens for night photography (eg 14mm f2.8 on full frame)
    • Medium zoom lens (eg 24-70 mm or 24-120 mm on full frame)
    • Telephoto zoom lens (eg 70-200 mm or even more on full frame)
    • Photographic filters (circular polarizer, ND, GND, etc.)
    • Cleaning kit with pump, microfibre cloth, small brush

    Before departure we will send you an email with all the useful information about the most suitable equipment for this tour and our buying guides for tripods and filters, which will help you understand if it is appropriate to improve the your photographic kit. If you don’t want to wait, you can immediately get the guides by clicking on the banner at the bottom of this page.

    The climate in the high mountains is highly unpredictable.
    In the chosen period it can be quite cool or warm, depending on the current weather.
    Probably early in the morning and at night it will be cool enough and we recommend not to forget warm, windproof and rainproof clothes
    Recently we have witnessed a climate change that makes it difficult to predict the weather well in advance, so we recommend checking the forecast a few days before departure.

    Before departure we will send you an email with lots of detailed information on the most suitable clothing and accessories for this tour.

    Please check which kind of ID is required and if you need a VISA to visit this country. We can help you with this.

    You could find two types of sockets:

    1. Type F (Shuko) sockets like this:
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    2. Type L sockets like this:
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    DISCOVER OUR RENOWNED WORKSHOPS

    WHAT MAKES OUR PHOTO TOURS SO SPECIAL?

     
    In our Travels and Workshops you will be constantly followed by photo guides who will help you at all times during all shooting sessions.
    In this way you can immediately learn new shooting and post-production techniques to get the most out of your photos.
    Starting from several weeks before with all the information to help you prepare for the tour, up to the post-Workshop tutoring via Facebook and email, we will be at your complete disposal to provide you all our knowledge.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN TRAVELING WITH US

     
    This is a real individual landscape photography workshop: in every moment of the tour the photo guides will literally be by your side to give you advice and suggestions specific to your needs.

    Thanks to their experience, knowledge of the locations and their advices you can capture the best moments of light, improve your shooting technique, learn how to plan your next photographic tours, obtain more from digital post-production and learn nice tricks to always get the best possible photos.

    This Workshop will provide you with a series of skills and knowledge that will allow you to capture all the beauty of the places you will have the chance to visit, organizing your resources in the best way, using the best shooting and post-techniques production, taking advantage of any light and weather conditions in your favor.

    As always in our travels the common passion for photography and the desire to enjoy the beauty of the places will create a fantastic climate in the group, where everyone can relax and have fun, tell their own experience, ask for advice, and above all give free rein to photography without limitations, thanks to the schedule specifically designed around photography.

    TUITION CONTINUES ALSO AFTER THE TOUR!

     
    Upon return from the tour, our photo guides will continue to follow you via Facebook or email, helping you in the selection and post-production of your best photos.
    You will be invited to join a private group on Facebook where you can share your photos with photo guides and other participants, to request comments, opinions and advice.

    PHOTO GUIDES AND COORDINATORS OF THIS TOUR

     

    Gabriele Square 1200

    Gabriele Lorenzini

    Professional photographer specializing in travel and landscape

    Find out more on Gabriele Lorenzini
    Roksolyana

    Roksolyana Hilevych

    Multi-Award Winning Landscape Photographer

    Find out more on Roksolyana Hilevych

    PHOTOS AND COMMENTS FROM PREVIOUS TOURS

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    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    It was an exciting experience, both for the proposal and the choice of shooting points, and for the assistance enjoyed in continuity, which also made it possible to improve framing and shooting techniques.
    I am very grateful to Gabriele for this priceless experience.
    I am sure that I will not fail to participate in other workshops organized by him.
    My rating is 5 stars.

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    Well structured course, Gabriele was very nice and helpful. He answered all our questions while giving us practical tips to solve our problems. I can say that I am very satisfied and willing to take another course with them.

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    Excellent workshop, well structured and organized, difficult to ask for better. The charm of the Dolomites is unique and the spots that have been photographed alternate perfectly in a mix of classic and non-classical shots. Tutor always available to help and give advice. See you soon Gabri!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    Fairytale places, some already known, others unpublished but soon to be rediscovered with a different light, and not necessarily better. A micro journey through the shelters accompanied by the very uncertain weather but which was made to forgive the last night on Lagazuoi, giving us a starry scene that was almost scary. A working group, an Impeccable organization and a true Gabriele leader. It was my first workshop with Vista but it certainly won’t be the last one!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    Simply a fantastic workshop! The places visited and photographed are the top of the Dolomites and full of ideas to take; the selected shelters are in the right places for photographic exits; the two professors, Vista guides, are prepared, competent and generous with valuable advice. In short, nothing to complain about and certainly an experience to repeat!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    Always well organized, technically nothing to say, unexceptionable. Everything you need to learn how to photograph landscapes properly. photo guides always available and professional. You can’t ask for better. The next experience !!!!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    I begin by saying THANK YOU to all the participants, prof understood for how they accepted me in the group since I was the only girl. Being a ws in which the spirit of adaptation is at the base I would say that they were nice and kind in everything. As far as the ws is concerned, I can only say that it was a unique experience, to be relived absolutely. Enchanting places, difficult but rewarding walks and then NATURE the real subject is always at the top. Vista guides always manage to follow all the participants during the outings, they know how to give excellent advice and, now knowing my critical points, they know how to catch me in the act to correct me. I could not ask for better as an adventure companion. Just a nice group. For the next year I will definitely rewrite…

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    The Dolomites always have a great charm, if you can take pictures of exclusive locations, well, it’s worth taking the opportunity and take the shots home! All very well managed and alternated by shooting sessions, comparison between the participants and the photo guides and excellent cuisine! 😉

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    Fantastic, fun and educational experience. Vista guides have always dispensed useful advice demonstrating competence and maximum availability. Excellent organization and choice of locations. The long walks under the weight of the backpacks have always been rewarded by breathtaking views and, in moments of pause, by excellent food 🙂 !!
    I’m already thinking about the next one!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    For me this was the first workshop I attended in this genre, I had doubts and fears before leaving. The preparation of the course was very successful, via email and ample availability of photo courses, the course was explained perfectly and the material needed both in terms of photography and clothing. Subsequently, the course took place in due time and without pauses or situations of uncertainty on the part of photo guides. The information provided in the field is not excessive but right to be able to take correct shots with excellent results. Overall I was very satisfied with the workshop and would certainly recommend it!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    The course organized by Vista guides has joined two of my great passions of all time: the mountain and photography. I found the choice to alternate short and easy walks with shooting sessions to be successful. As always, the presence of the two photo guides was precise, punctual and professional and contributed to my growth as an amateur photographer. The choice of places to eat and stay was functional to the program, the company and friendliness as always at the highest levels. I would say a wonderful experience that I recommend to everyone !!!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    The course was very beautiful and instructive. The organization was perfect, the professionalism and the availability of the instructor were impeccable. The lessons in the field ranged from night photo techniques to the use of filters for landscape photos, not forgetting the composition and other tricks of the trade. Four magnificent days immersed in the wonders of the Dolomites. Highly recommended to all lovers of landscape photography and mountain excursions.

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    This workshop was a beautiful adventure among the unique mountains of the world !! Tre Cime, Lagazuoi, Passo Rolle… three spectacular locations !! The Three Peaks certainly need no introduction, but being able to capture the Milky Way above them during the night was certainly an exciting experience! Lagazuoi offered us a breathtaking 360 ° view both at dawn and at sunset, while in Passo Rolle we saw the Pale di San Martino lighting up at sunset and reflecting in a pond! The nice thing about traveling with Vista is that, first, it’s always like traveling with a group of friends and, secondly, you are always in the right place at the right time! Whether it’s a sunrise, a sunset or a starry sky, all the shooting points are always chosen with great care, even based on the period of the year in which the workshops take place! In this way the probability of bringing home magnificent shots is certainly very high! I also thank the guides, who with great patience and sympathy followed all the workshop participants 🙂

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    Very interesting course, well organized from all points of view. The continuous comparison has allowed us to get very valid cues and has allowed us to understand setting errors that maybe we risk carrying around. In addition, highly trained and friendly instructors.
    Absolutely to be repeated.

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    The preparation from the technical point of view is unexceptionable and (not a little thing) also from the logistic point of view of the staff. During the shooting sessions I don’t think it’s easy to follow everyone, especially if the level of preparation is not homogeneous, but both Vista guides have always proved to be up to par.
    Location of great impact, the Tre Cime and Lagazuoi are fantastic locations.
    Having said that, however, I congratulate Vista guides and the rest of the staff and I feel compelled to advise all lovers of landscape photography, who want to improve themselves, to attend this Workshop. Bravi! I will not miss the opportunity to participate in some other tour or workshop!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    Truly spectacular workshop, the chosen places and the organization are absolutely perfect. The lecturers Vista guides have always been available and have given everyone excellent advice to make the most of the situations that occurred during the course. The sympathy and professionalism impressed me, I can’t wait to go to the next one !!!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    Even though it was brief, it was an experience that awakened in me a spirit of adaptation and camaraderie long since lost. Always passionate about the mountains, I was able to appreciate landscapes that make me realize how lucky we are to inhabit this land. The passion for photography has added that stimulus that has allowed me to live moments that, otherwise, I would have hardly lived. Fine or ugly, working or not, the photographs taken will still be a reflection of the emotions that caught me in those moments. Thank you.

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    Very positive experience!
    Vista guides are really two very knowledgeable and helpful photo guides. I was able to enrich my photographic knowledge, both on the more practical side of using the reflex and on the compositional level.
    On the field they are always ready to give excellent suggestions and manage to drive the whole group very well even in situations that are a bit more complicated, like star-trail photography.
    Equally valid are the moments of viewing / discussion of the shots, rich in hints and useful information both for the phases of shooting and for the part of post-production.
    To all this is added the atmosphere of friendship and joy that they manage to establish in the group. Really highly recommended workshop!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    Participating in a workshop organized by Vista guides means having to deal with two scrupulous and highly trained professionals who are available to participants at all times, giving advice on framing, shooting settings, the use of filters, tripods, backpacks and everything that revolves around the world of photography.
    The techniques explained are always at the forefront, the sessions of theory and commentary on the photographs just taken allow within 2 days to greatly improve the “criticism” of their photos.
    Furthermore, an atmosphere of joyful conviviality is established which favors the birth of beautiful and lasting friendships.
    What do you want more?

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    This workshop helped me with many technical aspects and field work. First of all I had the opportunity to see with the eyes of an expert like Gabriele how to observe and move around in the field (sun-moon-star position) and make the most of situations, or how to work with different shots and compositions if the light is not the ideal ally to bring home satisfying shots. Following small purely compositive tricks I immediately noticed an improvement in my shots.
    Anyone who wants to understand the concept of light-composition in a setting rich in ideas such as the Val di Funes in the autumn, this is the workshop for you.
    To enrich the experience were the night outings for the teachings about the startrails, with a simple and concise method of clear explanation, in case there were doubts or questions of any kind, I always had excellent clarifications to fill my doubts! Experience that I would do again not only for the quality of the teaching but also for the company I found and the understanding with the other course participants! Highly recommended!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    I have been a photographer for many years and I am not a lover of landscape photography. I found this workshop a very pleasant surprise both technically and emotionally. I “met” the stars and the night vision of nature: beautiful! As for the daytime shots, even though the two locations are very beautiful. Excellent assistance from Gabriele and his technical presentation of the work to be done.

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    My personal experience is absolutely positive, even though this was my first Workshop experience, I must say that it was a positive experience in every respect: organizational, professional and human. Gabriele was always available to clarify the doubt of the moment or to give more technical indications when requested. A great climate was created with most of the participants. It was challenging but I am satisfied. P.S. The hot tea was so appreciated that it appeared out of nowhere while we were under the stars at night!

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    It was a revealing experience for me, as it opened my eyes to the basic concepts and shooting techniques, which although well known and treated by dozens of photographic manuals, tested live and with people who explain many other nuances, is all another thing.
    Without considering the beauty of the places and the goodness of the food, I can say that I have brought myself so much at home.
    Thank you

    Testimonial - Dolomites Highlights tour

    The course was very useful to me because even though it was my first experience, it gave me the opportunity to understand the basics of photography.
    I did not expect a course that would allow me to be autonomous immediately, of course, but I can say that this experience gave me the ideas to start designing my own path in the world of photography.
    I was able to understand what techniques to use in the field, what the equipment is and what it can give (it seems to me that on this point you have been very clear towards my kit) and how the shots for post-production are prepared.
    In short, very satisfied and I hope to repeat the experience in the future.
    Thank you and see you soon.

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