Dolomites and Tuscany Batch 1
Photographing the landscapes of the Dolomites and Tuscany during the summer can be a rewarding experience, but each region offers distinct characteristics and opportunities for landscape photographers. The Dolomites are renowned for their striking, jagged peaks and dramatic rock formations. In summer, the snow has usually melted, revealing the rugged beauty of the mountains. Lush alpine meadows dotted with wildflowers provide vibrant foregrounds for your compositions. These meadows can add color and texture to your shots, especially during the warmer months.
Capture iconic peaks such as the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, and Seceda.
The changing light conditions, especially during sunrise and sunset, can transform these landscapes into magical scenes. Explore lakes like Lake Braies and Lake Misurina for stunning reflections of the surrounding peaks. Calm waters early in the morning or during the evening can create mirror-like surfaces. The Dolomites are known for their ever-changing weather. Clouds, mist, and atmospheric conditions can add drama to your photos, creating a dynamic and moody atmosphere.
Tuscany is characterized by its gentle, rolling hills covered in vineyards and olive groves. The summer season brings lush greenery and warm, golden sunlight to the landscape.
Iconic cypress trees are scattered across the Tuscan countryside. They can serve as captivating focal points in your compositions, particularly when set against the backdrop of rolling hills.
During the summer, Tuscany’s sunflower fields are in full bloom. These vibrant yellow fields create a stunning contrast against the green landscape and can be perfect for colorful and joyful compositions.
Explore the charming villages and historic architecture of Tuscany. The warm, golden light of summer can enhance the beauty of medieval towns like San Gimignano and Siena.
Like the Dolomites, Tuscany benefits from the soft, warm light during the golden hours. The late afternoon and early morning sun cast long shadows and create a magical glow over the landscapes.
Whether you choose the rugged grandeur of the Dolomites or the bucolic charm of Tuscany, both regions offer unique opportunities for landscape photographers during the summer. Consider exploring various perspectives, playing with light and shadows, and capturing the essence of these picturesque landscapes.
- 2 Photographer Instructors
- Accommodations (Based on Double Occupancy)
- All Tickets and Entrance fee
- Airfare to and from Marcopolo International Airport
- Food and Beverages
- Liquor and Alcohol
- Tips for tour guides, drivers, bellhops, etc.
- International Medical and Travel Insurance Coverage
- Single room supplement $850
- Arrive in Venice Marcopolo Airport, Italy
- Take a taxi to our hotel very close to the airport
- Self-check-in at the hotel
- Meet and greet dinner
- After Breakfast Driving to Cortina d’ Amperezzo “4 Hours driving”
- Check-in at Hotel
- Sunset at Passo Giau
- Morning photo shoot at Lago Braies
- Midday photo hoot at Lago Missourian
- Sunset photo shoot at Lago Antorno
- After early breakfast, Check out Hotel and go to Cinque Torri
- Using a Cable car, Photoshoot at Cinque Torri
- Drive to Bolzano
- Sunset shoot at Magdalena (St. Johanne Church and Val di Funes)
- Sunrise photo shoot at Val di Funes
- Check-out hotel
- Driving to Seceda
- Using cable car to Seceda
- Midday photo shoot at Seceda
- Sunset photo shoot at Alpe di Siusi
- Check-in hotel at Alpe di Siusi
- Sunrise photo shoot at Alpe di Siusi
- Breakfast and check-out hotel
- Driving to Tuscany
- Check-in hotel in Tuscany
- Sunrise photo shoot at Podere Belbedere
- Sunset photo shoot at Agriturismo Baccoleno
- Sunrise photo shoot at Chapel Vitaleta and Podere Belbedere
- Midday photo shoot around Val d’Orcia
- Sunset photo shoot at San Quirico
- Sunrise photo shoot in Val d’Orcia
- Depart for Venice Marcopolo International Airport after breakfast
- End Of trip
Necessary Covid-19 Vaccinations, International Medical and Travel Insurance Coverage.
Your deposit is a firm commitment, and will be subject to a cancellation fee. For this reason, we recommend trip insurance. Please refer to the Payments, Cancellations, and Refunds section in our terms and conditions for the full details of our policies. Please do not make air travel arrangements until checking with us first.
While these descriptions represent the photo tour’s planned itinerary, we reserve the right to revise it without notice as we see fit. Details on this page are also subject to change without notice, including substitutions of tour leaders. We reserve the right to cancel the tour if the minimum number of participants is not met. And while we don’t anticipate this happening, we reserve the right to adjust the fees for this photo tour due to factors outside of our control, such as fluctuations in currency rates, political or governmental action, new applicable taxes, and related issues. Please do not purchase air travel before confirming with us. Participants are expected to be in fair health and be capable of spending days walking around the various areas while carrying their own equipment and luggage. We can never count on the weather patterns in our destination. For this reason, we have our list of beautiful locations we’ll be going to, but we need to keep our schedule fluid, as we will be adapting to changing weather conditions on the ground.