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Tuscany Photo Tour

Tuscany Photo Tour


May 11 – 17 2020
Available places: 12/12
Physical effort required: minimum
Price 950 EUROS/person, single room occupancy with breakfast
If you come together with another person and wish to stay in the same room there is a 10% discount on the entire amount for both of you
To book a place send an email to tb@tomabonciu.ro with the title “Tuscany Photo Tour 2020
(make sure you read Payment Details and Money back conditions at the end of this page before sending your participation request)

Tuscany is a fascinating location that every photographer should visit at least once in a lifetime. The photo tour I’m organizing in the area during the month of May is open for all those that are passionate about landscape and travel photography, regardless of camera gear and knowledge of photography.

Sunrise and sunset will be the most important moments of the day and I’ll include some of the most well known spots in Tuscany. We’ll also photograph in towns like Pitigliano, San Casciano dei Bagni, Montepulciano, Pienza, Bagno Vignoni and Chianciano Terme. There will also be day tours on the back roads from Val D’Orcia area of Tuscany. During morning, on the way back to the hotel we’ll often stop at some beautiful Tuscan properties to photograph it in the best light possible.

The structure of every day will be as follows: sunrise session, on the way back to the hotel we’ll go on different roads to capture as many photos as possible in the morning light, return to the hotel for breakfast, leave for a day tour and finally sunset session.

Previous groups (participants from US, Germany, Austria, France, UK, Romania, Serbia and Australia)

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Here is the program (depending on the situation this may change)

Day 1
- arrival (we meet at the hotel)
- sunset on the fields near Montepulciano

Day 2
- sunrise
- return to the hotel while photographing different Tuscan properties in the morning light
- tour near houses from Tuscany
- noon break in Bagno Vignoni
- we continue our tour through Tuscan properties
- sunset

Day 3
- sunrise
- return to the hotel while photographing different Tuscan properties in the morning light
- day tour in Montepulciano (architectural shoots)
- sunset

Day 4
- sunrise
- return to the hotel while photographing different Tuscan properties in the morning light
- editing and post processing session with photos made during the photo tour
- day tour in Pitigliano
- sunset

Day 5
- sunrise
- return to the hotel while photographing different Tuscan properties in the morning light
- day tour in San Casciano dei Bagni
- photographing properties along the road
- sunset

Day 6
- sunrise
- return to the hotel while photographing different Tuscan properties in the morning light
- discussing photos made by the participants during the photo tour (about 5 photos for each participant)
- post processing and editing session on the photos we already made during the photo tour
- sunset

Day 7
- breakfast
- departure

The price includes
- accommodation in a 4* hotel in Chianciano Terme
- breakfast
- participation to the workshop
- photographic guidance from Toma Bonciu during the workshop
- editing session
- analysis on 5-10 photos made by each participant during the tour

The price doesn’t include
- transportation to the hotel and in the area. You’ll have to rent a car and arrive at the hotel. We meet at the hotel. We’ll then group ourselves on cars during the tour
- other meals and souvenirs

Payment Details and Money back conditions
Payment is made through Paypal. You don’t need a Paypal account to pay. The fee of Paypal is 4% and will be added to the amount you pay. You can also pay in an Euro bank account.
If you announce that you can’t come to the photo tour with few than 60 days to the beginning of the tour you’ll receive back only 400 euros.
If you cancel your participation before 60 days to the beginning of the tour you’ll receive back all your money minus Paypal fee and bank transfer taxes.

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