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Porto & Aveiro Phototour 2022

Porto

Porto is a well known city in the north of Portugal, but the beautiful Aveiro lagoon is perhaps not so well known. Join me, Paulo Silva for some great photographic opportunities in both locations. I offer a 5 day landscape photo tour in this Portuguese area which is close to my home and my heart. In Porto we will photograph famous views of the high lying city, the steel bridge, and the barges carrying barrels of port below on the Douro River. In the Aveiro Lagoon we will seek out the best tides, light and reflections to photograph the fishing boats in their peaceful surroundings. In the pretty town of Aveiro we will try some blue hour photograph

The essential kit for the entire Tour:
Mirrorless or DSLR camera, tripod, wellington boots and waterproof coat.
The 16-35mm lens is all you need, or 24-70mm.

 Filter kit:

Gradients 2/3 stops hard and soft, a reverse grad 3 stops and ND Full 6/10 stops and polarizer.

 

 

 

Miramar, Portugal

Miramar

Ria de Aveiro

Ria de Aveiro

New Dates 2022

26th – 30th April  2022 

4 nights / 5 days 

NEW DATES 2022

4th – 8th October 2022 

2th – 5th November 2022

17th – 21th November 2022

29th ( Nov) 3st December 2022

13th – 17th December 2022

4 nights / 5 days

Accommodation will be in the 5 star Hotel Solverde Spa and Wellness in Espinho. Program: Please try to arrive early in the day. In the afternoon, weather and time permitting, we will do our first sunset shoot on a location ( famous sea Church)  close to the hotel. The following days we will focus on sunrise and sunset photo shoots.  The Photo tour starts at 12.30 on the first day  and ends at 12.30 on  the last day.

Level of fitness required: Easy

Price per person: € 1980

Deposit at time of booking: € 400 

Included: All transportation to and from photography locations – On location tutoring on composition and camera settings by professional photographer Paulo Silva – Return airport transfers – 4 nights’ accommodation in single / twin or double room including breakfast.

Excluded:

Flights – All other meals – Beverages – Insurance

Ria de Aveiro

Ria de Aveiro

Tuition by professional photographer (Paulo Silva)

Speak english

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Algarve Phototour 2023

Join me, Paulo Silva, on a 6 day landscape photo tour in the spectacular southern region of Portugal; the beautiful ALGARVE. During our tour we will photograph sunrises and sunsets overlooking the dramatic rock formations and impressive cliffs of the Algarve’s southwestern coast. Iconic spots like Ponte de Piedade, the Heart of Algarve, Praia de Albandeira will feature on the itinerary, as well as blue hour photography in the quaint coastal villages of Ferragudo and Carvoeiro.

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Albandeira

Ferragudo, Algarve

Ferragudo

Dates : 17th 22th January 2023

Group Size: Max 4

Level of fitness required: Easy  

Price per person: € 2250,-
Deposit at time of booking: € 450 

Included: All transportation to and from photography locations

Accomodation will be at The luxury Hotel Tivoli 5 star, located a short walk from the beautiful Centianes`s beach

Tivoli Carvoeiro Algarve Resort | Um hotel de 5 estrelas no Carvoeiro (tivolihotels.com)

Program: Arrival on Twesday. Please try to arrive early in the day. In the afternoon, weather and time permitting, we will do our first sunset shoot on a beach close to the hotel. This will be followed by a welcome presentation and included buffet dinner in our hotel. The following days we will focus on sunrise and sunset photo shoots. The last photography session will be on Sunday morning.

The Photo tour starts at 12.30 on Twesday and ends at Sunday 12.30  ( 2023)

– On location tutoring on composition and camera settings by professional photographer Paulo Silva – Return airport transfers – 4 nights’ accommodation in single / twin or double room including breakfast – buffet dinner at our hotel on the first evening.

Excluded: Flights – All other meals – Beverages – Insurance.

Carvoeiro, Algarve

Carvoeiro

Ponta da Piedade

Tuition by professional photographer (Paulo Silva)

  Speak english

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Workshop Ria de Aveiro (Sunrise)

WORKSHOP Ria de Aveiro Lagoon (Sunrise)  Join me for a special sunrise workshop in the beautiful Aveiro Lagoon. The peaceful waters, the colourful traditional boats and the soft light all cooperate to create some magnificent photographic possibilities. The area is close to my home and I have spent many happy years capturing its alluring beauty. The area has stolen my heart and I would enjoy sharing some of its most appealing locations with you.   During our 1-day workshop (private or group) we will start early to get the best possible sunrise shots. One of the techniques covered will be long exposure photography. To this end participants will have the opportunity to use various filters that I will provide. If you are interested please send me an email to: pauloprinter@gmail.com   Price per person: €150  Included: Local transport to the photo locations Excluded: Meals, beverages and Insurance
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Workshop Porto

WORKSHOP PORTO The beautiful city of Porto hardly needs an introduction. The second largest Portuguese city lies on the banks of the Douro River and it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The most characteristic views of the city, including the Ribeira district with its ancient houses, and the famous Dom Luis steel bridge can be seen from the low lying shores of the Douro. Here you also find the traditional barges carrying barrels of the local port. This creates many photographic possibilities which we will be photographing at sunrise and sunset. During our 1-day workshop (private or group) you will have the possibility to create appealing images using various techniques such as long exposure and blue hour photography. Participants will also have the opportunity to use various filters that will be provided. If you are interested please send me an email to: pauloprinter@gmail.com Price per person: €150 Included: Local transport to the photo locations Excluded: Meals, beverages and Insurance
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Workshop Aveiro (City)

WORKSHOP AVEIRO (City) The pretty city of Aveiro is often nicknamed the “Venice of Portugal”. The canals that criss cross the city are lined with colourful houses while the traditional Moliceiros boats sail through these waterways. The centre is also known for its Art Nouveau houses. This translates to many photographic possibilities. During our 1-day workshop (private or group) you will have the possibility to create appealing images using various techniques such as long exposure and blue hour photography. Participants will also have the opportunity to use various filters that will be provided. If you are interested please send me an email to: pauloprinter@gmail.com Price per person: €150  Included: Local transport to the photo locations Excluded: Meals, beverages and Insurance
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