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French Riviera – Workshop

French Riviera – 6 Nights Photography Workshop & Holiday

Nr. Le Lavandou, Cote D’Azur, France 

Mon May 11th to Sun 17th May

  • Photographic Place Cost: £1295

  • Partner Place Cost: £375

Max 8 Places including partners – 4 rooms

  • To book - deposit of £200 required (this covers both places or just one)
  • Balance payable by 31st Mar 2015
  • Available on a Pick N Mix Plan if you want to pay over 12 months to spread the cost - contact Alan for details of this.

This is an amazing workshop location at an amazing price, so not to be missed.  There is no need to leave your partner out for this workshop - they can join you for the week and enjoy the French Riviera and luxury facilities at an unbelievable partner only cost.  The itineraries have plenty of options for free time for you and your partner to explore and relax alone on a daily basis, or they can accompany us on locations and just soak up the fantastic sites.

We will stay in a luxury villa that has undergone complete refurbishment by the French architect, Olivier Ghibaudo, renowned for the quality of his work in the Cote d'Azur.  The villa is 300 meters from the beach and has extensive and 5 star facilities - this is a private villa so you you will be getting top-notch settings.

Villa Details Here:

If you want some inspiration about this location and why it has attracted some the worlds most famous artists then I recommend these 2 documentaries on the BBC iPlayer before they expire. 

Included in Package

  • 6 night’s accommodation in luxury architect built villa

  • Transport to and from Nice airport

  • Breakfasts, tea and coffee

  • Use of villa facilities, swimming pool. Media room, exercise equipment, sun loungers, BBQ.

  • Transport to and from shooting locations

  • 5 days of photographic tuition

Excludes

  • Lunches, evening meals and refreshments – where practical we will buy and prepare meals as a group at the Villa

  • Travel Insurance

  • Flights – Approx. £65 to £120 to Nice from most UK airports

Typical Daily Itinerary – this is flexible depending on wishes of participants.

All itineraries are optional – you can chose to attend or go with your partner alone visiting somewhere if preferred – you would need to arrange your own transport for this.

Mon and Sun are flight days so itinerary will be adapted around flight times, arrival and departures.

Tue to Sat - 5 days

  • 5:30am Dawn Shoot – hot drinks and croissant provide

  • 8:30am Breakfast at Villa and preparation talk for the days locations

  • 9:45am Morning shoot at location

  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch at a location or the villa

  • 2pm – Free time and siesta

  • 4:30pm – Afternoon shoot at location

  • 6:30pm – Free time and evening meal preparation

  • 7:45pm – Evening Meal (optional)

  • 9:15pm – Optional Picture Reviews & Editing Tutorials in the media room

If preferred, you can make your own arrangements to dine with your partner alone on an evening.

Locations we will visit and shoot

Street Markets, Idyllic Villages, Villages and Architecture, Seascapes, Cliffs, Mountains, Sunsets, Sunrises, Flowering Meadows, Landscapes… and more – full list of locations to be confirmed.

Some images from around the villa