Canadian Rockies Photography Workshop, Sept 2019

£2,795.00

14th – 21st Sept 2019

3 available



Details
Description
Itinerary
Flights
Accomodation
Transport

Date and Time
2pm Saturday 14th – 10am Saturday 21st September 2019

Duration
Seven Nights

Price
£2,795 (twin share double bed room)

Workshop Leader
Melvin Nicholson

Melvin Nicholson
Melvin Nicholson

Workshop Attendees
6

Photography Locations
Athabasca Falls
Bow Lake
Castle Mountain
Emerald Lake
Herbert Lake
Icefields Parkway
Johnson Lake
Lake Louise
Moraine Lake
Morant’s Curve
Peyto Lake
Takakkaw Falls
Three Sisters
Two Jack Lake 
Vermilion Lakes
Waterfowl Lake

Meeting Place
2pm Saturday 14th September 2019
Calgary Airport or at your hotel in the city centre if you have arrived the day before

Included 
Seven nights hotel accommodation (based on double occupancy, twin double bed en-suite room) (single supplement an additional £1,000)
Breakfast
Dedicated 1-2-1 photography tuition from Melvin Nicholson
Collection and drop off at Calgary International Airport
Full transport during the workshop in a modern, comfortable 12 seat minibus
All park passes

Excluded
All meals and drinks (except breakfast)
Flights to and from Calgary
Electronic Travel Authorisation Visas (for those who need them. Click on the following website to check if you need one.  http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp
Travel and camera insurance

Exertion Level
Easy/Medium – All locations close to the car. A reasonable level of fitness and mobility is required.

Along with New Zealand, the Canadian Rockies constantly tops the bucket lists of landscape photographers all around the world and for 2019, I am delighted to offer workshops to both of these inspiring locations. 

We will visit the Canadian Rockies in autumn, the most beautiful time of the year. Snow-capped mountains, along with stunning aqua lakes which offer beautiful mountain reflections and wide-open vistas await us.

Our seven night autumn workshop will see us based at beautiful Post Hotel & Spa in the central location of Lake Louise Village. The three national parks of Banff, Jasper and Yoho are on our doorstep and offer so many stunning subjects to capture on camera and perfect opportunities for fantastic compositions. At this time of the year the scenery starts changing colour as vibrant yellows, reds and oranges dominate the landscape all around us.

In Banff we will visit the iconic lakes of Moraine, Louise, Bow, Peyto, Waterfowl and Vermilion. In Yoho, we will visit the 850ft Takakkaw Falls and Emerald Lake and in Jasper, the Icefields Parkway and the Athabasca Glacier.

This workshop will be taken at a leisurely pace to allow everyone to experience the stunning locations and enjoy them too. I will be on hand to offer dedicated 1-2-1 photography tuition to help develop your photography vision and all skill levels are welcomed, from the newcomer, through to the hobbyist and those much more experienced.

I hope you can join us on what we promise will be a landscape photography experience of a lifetime. 

Images courtesy of Anne Strickland and Brian Howe

We do not have a set day to day itinerary as we remain flexible depending on the weather but the locations that we will be visiting  include the following; 

Athabasca Falls
Bow Lake
Castle Mountain
Emerald Lake
Herbert Lake
Icefields Parkway 
Johnson Lake
Lake Louise
Moraine Lake
Morant’s Curve
Peyto Lake
Takakkaw Falls
Three Sisters
Two Jack Lake 
Vermilion Lakes
Waterfowl Lake 

Saturday 14th September 2019
Locations: Calgary International Airport – Lake Louise, Alberta
Our workshop starts on the Saturday evening with a meal in the hotel. You will be collected either from Calgary International Airport at 2pm on Saturday or from your hotel in the city centre if you arrived the day before. 

We will drive to our workshop accommodation, the beautiful Post Hotel & Spa, Lake Louise in Alberta (2 hour drive) to check in before heading out for a sunset session.

Sunday 15th – Friday 20th September 2019
All locations for the following days to be decided the night before.  

Saturday 21st September 2019
Locations: Lake Louise – Calgary International Airport
After check out of the hotel, we will head to Calgary International Airport at 12pm (noon)

For those interested, there are flights from the UK with KLM and British Airways. I shall be flying with British Airways (due to their main flight from London being a Boeing 787 Dreamliner) and landing a few days before the workshop starts. Anne and I shall collect you from Calgary International Airport at 2pm Saturday 14th September 2019. 

www.klm.com
www.britishairways.com

Our choice of hotel for this workshop in the Canadian Rockies is the beautiful Post Hotel & Spa at Lake Louise. Owned by brothers George and André Schwarz, this hotel allows us to be as centrally positioned as possible ensuring that we spend more time photographing and less time travelling.

3 x twin shared occupancy (two double beds)
All rooms are en-suite

There is a Roman inspired salt water pool, a steam room, whirlpool and a fitness centre, all of which are included in your workshop package and are open 6am – 9pm.

There are also two restaurants, one formal and the other casual. The Post Hotel & Spa really is a beautiful place to be based during your workshop. 

You can read Tripadvisor reviews of the hotel HERE 

Post Hotel & Spa, Lake Louise, Alberta

Post Hotel & Spa, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
Post Hotel & Spa
Lounge – Post Hotel & Spa
Reception – Post Hotel & Spa
Single & Twin Occupancy Rooms – Post Hotel & Spa
Spa, Whirlpool & Steam Room – Post Hotel & Spa
Roman Salt Water Pool – Post Hotel & Spa
Fitness Centre – Post Hotel & Spa

Our mode of transport for this workshop is a modern, safe, comfortable twelve seater Ford Transit. This will ensure that there is plenty of space for eight people in total including luggage, clothing and camera equipment.

Vermilion Lake, Banff National Park, Canadian Rockies. Anne Strickland Photography
Vermilion Lake, Banff National Park, Canadian Rockies. Anne Strickland
Room Type

Shared Twin Room, Sole Room Occupancy