DRAMATIC MOUNTAIN SCENERY, WATERFALLS, GLACIERS, AUTUMN COLOUR
12th to 23rd APRIL 2020
Explore the stunning mountains of Patagonia on this autumn photography workshop. You've seen the photos no doubt of this region - now come with us and take them yourself on this 12 day adventure to this amazing region.
YOUR PATAGONIA PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
- The spectacular autumn colour of the Patagonia region
- The Iconic Mount Fitz Roy
- The famous Perito Moreno Glacier
- Torres del Paine National Park
YOUR DETAILED ITINERARY
Day 1: BUENOS AIRES
Arrival to the airport and group transfer to the hotel in Buenos Aires. Accommodation for 1 night at Pestana
Day 2: BUENOS AIRES– EL CALAFATE – El CHALTEN.
Transfer to Jorge Newbery Airport to board flight to El Calafate. Arrival and drive to El Chaltén across the Patagonian steppes, with stops in route for photography. El Chaltén is a small town at the foot of the stunning Mt. Fitzroy, one of the most charismatic mountain landscapes of the Western Hemisphere. Afternoon photography in the area, visiting a waterfall surrounded by Patagonian beech forest. Accommodation: Hotel Destino Sur x 3 nights.
Days 3 & 4: EL CHALTEN (FITZ ROY Massif)
Sunrise shots of Fitz Roy’s Massif and Cerro Torre from the Las Vueltas River Canyon and drive to Lago del Desierto, with stops for shooting the vibrant autumn colors around waterfalls, Lake Condor and at the foot of north face of Mt. Fitz Roy. Weather permitting, hike to Lake Capri to shoot sunrise, where you can photograph Mt. Fitz Roy reflected on the lake’s surface.
Day 5: EL CHALTEN – EL CALAFATE:
Last morning of photography in the area. Drive to El Calafate. Accommodation at Hotel Mirador del Lago x 2 nights.
Day 6: PERITO MORENO GLACIER
Full day visit to Los Glaciares National Park for photographing Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the few glaciers on Earth still advancing rather than receding. The park’s boardwalks and balconies provide unique views of this spectacular glacier. Optional ice walk with crampons on the Perito Moreno Glacier.
Day 7: EL CALAFATE- TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK:
Early departure to Torres del Paine National Park, crossing the border at Cancha Carrera Pass. The drive takes about 7 hours across the Patagonian steppes, and we will stop in route for taking photos of landscapes, wildlife and occasionally gauchos driving sheep. Accommodation at Hotel Río Serrano x 2 nights & Hosteria Pehoe x 2 nights.
Days 8, 9 & 10: TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK
Three full days for exploring the different corners of Torres del Paine National Park, visiting Paine River Cascades, Laguna Amarga, Lago Grey, and unique opportunities for sunrise and sunset shots of the mountains. Also photograph the abundant wildlife of the park, such as Andean condors, black-chested buzzard-eagles, crested caracaras, Patagonian red foxes, Austral parakeets and big herds of guanacos.
Day 11: TORRES DEL PAINE – El CALAFATE - BUENOS AIRES
Last morning in Torres del Paine National Park. Drive to El Calafate to board the afternoon flight to Buenos Aires. 1 night in Hotel Pestana.
Day 12: BUENOS AIRES
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the international airport to board your departure flights.
The Patagonia Photography Workshop INCLUDES:
- 12 days/11 nights
- Best hotels available
- All gourmet meals
- Private, heated van to take you comfortably to all the photographic locations
- Transfers to/from Buenos Aires airport
- Private one-on-one tuition with me, Tom
- Group critique sessions that allow for maximum learning
- Photographic Notes
- National park fees and permits
Please make sure you:
- Book your own flights to Arrive and Depart from Buenos Aires
A private mini van collects you from the airport to your hotel.
EXPERIENCE / DIFFICULTY
- Beginner, Amateur, Enthusiast, Semi-professional, Professional.
- Busy schedule.
- Moderate walking.
- Travel by mini bus.
- 5 hotels across 11 nights.
WEATHER / SUN
- APRIL - Temperature 3 to 12c Sunrise 843am | Sunset 1833pm
TERMS & CONDITIONS
- Full payment required upon booking to guarantee your place.
- Terms & Conditions - CLICK HERE
Tom Putt is an award-winning fine art landscape photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. Tom’s passion is driven by his desire to showcase the beauty of the landscape. Regarded as one of Australia’s most prolific landscape photographers, Tom spends many months of the year creating new photographs for upcoming limited and open edition prints and book projects Tom has been teaching photography since 2005. He is passionate about imparting his knowledge learnt over his 20 years in photography. Tom's no-holding-back approach means that he'll teach you everything he knows to help you learn the art of photography as quickly as possible. CLICK HERE to read more about Tom's adventure in photography.