Try Something New: photography holidays from Dorset to the Australian Outback
Travelling with a professional photographer helps you to see your surroundings in a new way – and we don’t just mean 5am starts to catch the sunrise. If you’ve ever wanted to polish your photo skills, why not try a tour where you can learn from the best?
UK From a mist-wrapped Dorset coast to the rugged Isle of Skye, Britain’s varied landscapes are the stars of Dawn 2 Dusk ’s trips of one to three days in length. These are highly popular and book up quickly, but there’s still time, for example, to take in autumn colours and waterfall spray in the Brecon Beacons. dawn2duskphotography.co.uk ICELAND The wide - open scener y of Iceland feels like nature’s first draft, and exerts a magnetic effect on photographers. Single - day tours include trips around the Golden Circle near the capital, and the volcanoes and glaciers of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. There are also more ambitious multi- day tours to remoter areas. iceland-photo-tours.com MOROCCO For full-spectrum colour within easy flying time from the UK, Morocco is hard to beat. GoLearnTo’s seven -night trip to the coastal town of Essaouira lets you stay in a riad, then head out daily to fill your memor y card with spice - filled souqs, bright blue doors in medina streets and the subtle variations of sand dunes. golearnto.com WORLDWIDE Australia-based photographer Ewen Bell shot a feature for us in tropical Queensland last year, and you too can join him for trips of a lifetime, amid the glories of the Australian Outback (such as Uluru, pictured), the mountain villages of Nepal or dazzling birdlife and larger creatures in the nature reser ves of Kenya. ewenbell.com