Algarve Safari

Algarve Safari Photo Workshop September 2018

Algarve Safari Photo Workshop with John Denton – £550.00

This is a 7 days Photo Workshop in the Algarve region of Portugal

  •  We will photograph in some of the most stunning locations in the region
  •  The Algarve region offers some of the most spectacular countryside and coastal backdrops
  •  Your tutor and fellow photographer John Denton founder of John Denton Training

This is an opportunity not to be missed, the Algarve and all is magic, working with experienced models in spectacular locations and photographer John Denton


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Algarve Safari Photo Workshop 2018


  • 15th – 22nd September 2018

Price: £550.00

Who is this for?

The trip will be of great interest to both those new to photographing models and locations shoots as well as the more experienced.

Whatever your level of experience you will be guided through natural light shooting and using flash in indoor and outdoor sets. All lighting kit is provided.

Shooting will be in a range of styles from art nude to fashion and Bridal with at least two English speaking models. During all shoots you will get direct one to one and group tuition in lighting, posing and location selection from John. Whatever your level of experience you will be guided through natural light shooting and using flash in indoor and outdoor sets. All lighting kit is provided.

The workshop welcomes photographers of all levels and no specific level of expertise or previous experience is expected. The aim of the course is to provide you with a set of skills and techniques that you can use to improve your photography of models and lighting no matter what type of equipment you use. You don’t need the latest expensive cameras – all levels are welcome.

There will be an emphasis on training the eye to see photographic opportunities, as well as ideas and techniques to enable you to make the most of the locations. The course will be a mix of lecture, practical work, in house competition and group discussion.

The course is about exploration and moving out of your comfort zone to take great pictures. In a friendly, open environment, we aim to inspire you to get more pleasure and fun from your photography for years to come.

Saturday 15th – Arrivals Day.

A laid back day around the pool. Every arrival is greeted by the gang already there and you will be given a slot for a consultation with John to plan your learning over the week. That night we’ll go out en masse for a meal at the now legendary D’Ine Restaurant. You can eat your own weight in steak, fish or vegetables and the drinks are sponsored by The Flash Centre. Meal paid for by Liz and John.

Sunday 16th

Chance to explore and shoot around the complex. John and Simon will provide teaching and guidance in the use of natural light and off camera flash. In the afternoon a variety of looks will be set up to allow you to get used to working with the models, lighting and props.

Monday 17th

We’ll meet at the bar at 10.00 and take the models for a walk around the village of Cabanas. Chance to see how John creates street fashion styled images using natural light and flash. You will also have the opportunity to shoot your own images and set up looks.

Tuesday 18th

Street Shooting and rest day. Your chance to explore the locality, shooting your own images of the landscape and street furniture.

Wednesday 19th

Photoshop Morning, Location Shoot Afternoon – Beach nudes on Isla da Cabanas, a short train and boat ride from the complex.

Thursday 20st

Personal Shooting for Competition. Photographers will be split into small groups and allowed out to shoot with one of the models with a view to nailing the images they want to present in the final competition.

Friday 21nd

Praia do Barril Location Shoot – All Day, all styles. Evening Meal together and drinks.

Saturday 22rd

Critiques of images shot over the week and judging of competition. Great prizes to be won. Finish by lunchtime and departures that afternoon or later if staying on.

Included in the Price

  • Inclusive of training
  • Lighting equipment
  • Model fees
  • Location fees
  • Travel fees to locations

Not included in the Price:

  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • All beverages
  • All flights / transport to and from your home country to Cabanas, Portugal.

How we can help

Our base will be a fantastic holiday village, Pedras da Rainha, that offers superb facilities for us, and any family members that want to come along with us – Pedras da Rainha

We have negotiated some great discounts. You will be responsible for paying for your own accommodation, transfers and flights. We will tell you how to book your accommodation once booking is confirmed. Villa’s start at around €40 for a two bedded apartment per night.

All apartments have bathrooms and kitchen facilities for self catering. Half board can be booked through the venue. There are a number of excellent restaurants within walking distance and are very affordable. We will assist you in booking accommodation, any questions just ask. If you want to extend your stay before or after, not a problem. It’s a great place for friends, couples or families.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to ask using the form to get in touch.

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