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The Unique Dolomites

12. - 18. September 2020 (available)

7 days / 6 nights from/to Innichen, South Tirol

max 8 participants

Dolomites Italy

Guiding through 2 professional photographers

Dolomites Photo Tour


The Dolomites belongs to one of the most beautiful and photogenic mountain ranges in Europe. The landscape is extremely varied and characterised by rugged cliffs, breath-taking views and gentle mountain meadows.

Have you always dreamed of shooting once impressive night shots? Or to photograph the monumental mountain landscapes of the Dolomites in the best light conditions or capture backlit shots? On this photo tour we will show you how you can put into practise your personal dream pictures and will support you with your own personal developing in photographing. Lukas Watschinger, one of your photo guides, is a local South Tyrolean and knows his homeland excellently. He will take you to the most beautiful photo spots. You will profit from his insider knowledge.

You will spend total of 6 nights in the beautiful mountain landscapes of the Dolomites. Photograph picturesque lakes, such as the Lago di Braies. Or enjoy the impressive mountain panorama of the “Drei Zinnen” and the “Cinque Torri”.

During the Dolomites Photo tour, we will photograph of course in the best light conditions. This means that we will be on the road during the early mornings and late afternoons and will mostly photograph around sunrise, sunset, at dusk and at night (weather permitting).

In between we will have time for picture discussions, tutorials and of course for a siesta as customary in Italy!
This Dolomites Photo Tour offers an extraordinary number of photographic highlights!
  • Epic mountain landscapes of the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites
  • Picturesque lakes like “Lago di Braies, Lago di Limides” and more
  • Alpine panorama around the “Drei Zinnen” and “Cinque Torri”
  • Impressive starry night sky and Milky Way (weather permitting)
  • Fantastic light moods at the golden and blue hour, including alpenglow on the “Drei Zinnen” and “Cinque Torri” (weather permitting)
  • Individual coaching and support by the photo guides
  • One of your guides, Lukas Watschinger, is a real South Tyrolean and takes you to the most beautiful photo spots of his homeland

Itinerary

Day 1
After your individual travel to Innichen, we will meet at the hotel late in the afternoon. After check-in to the hotel we will have a dinner together. Depending on the weather conditions, we will do the first photo shooting session outside in the nature.
Fotoreise Dolomiten
Fotoreise Dolomiten
Day 2
Today we will explore other photo spots in the region, such as crystal-clear lakes, impressive waterfalls and fantastic mountain landscapes. In the morning we will leave before sunrise to be on time at the right location. After extensive photography session we will drive back to the hotel for breakfast.

After breakfast you will have free time to relax or to explore the surroundings.

At noon you’ll have a possibility to eat something small. Afterwards we’ll have time for short tutorials on selected topics (e.g. technical basics, composition, long exposure or the workflow for image editing in Lightroom/Photoshop) or image reviews.

Of course, we will be back outdoors again on time to take pictures. Dinner will take place before, between or after the photo session, depending on light and weather conditions.
Fotoreise Dolomiten
Fotoreise Dolomiten
Day 3 and 4
In the morning you will have a chance to photograph again at a beautiful photo spot. Later we will drive to the region of Cortina d'Ampezzo. The next 2 nights we will stay in a beautiful mountain hut with a direct view of the impressive “Cinque Torri”.

Here we will have enough time to experience and photograph the incredibly fascinating mountain landscapes of the Dolomites. Again, we will mainly take pictures by the edge hours with the beautiful sunrise and sunset light. If the sky is clear, we can also capture fantastic photos of the night sky with the Milky Way.
Fotoreise Dolomiten
Fotoreise Dolomiten
Day 5 and 6
Today the journey continues to beautiful alpine village Cortina d'Ampezzo, where we will spend the next two nights. From Cortina we will explore other highlights that South Tyrol has to offer. Among many other things you will have a chance to photograph the impressive “Dreizinnen” in the middle of the fantastic mountain landscapes or visit further photogenic places which are reachable from Cortina. Also during the days in Cortina we will focus for the photography around the sunset, sunrise and the night sky (weather dependent).
Fotoreise Dolomiten
Fotoreise Dolomiten
Day 7
The photo tour ends after breakfast and you will make your way home or continue with your own travel plans.

Accommodation

On this photo tour you will stay in a comfortable 4-star hotel in the Toblach region, in a beautiful mountain hut in the middle of the imposing landscapes and in a pretty hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo. In the hotels it is possible to book a single room with a supplement charge. In the mountain hut accommodation is in small multibed rooms (2 - 6 beds per room).
Fotoreise Dolomiten
Fotoreise Dolomiten
Fotoreise Dolomiten
Fotoreise Dolomiten

Foto Guides

Foto Guide Lukas Watschinger
Local Photo Guide
Lukas Watschinger
Lukas is a South Tyrolean landscape and outdoor photographer. He lives in the middle of the impressive Dolomites where he grew up. Lukas knows his homeland very well and takes you to the right places at the right time.


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Foto Guide Fabio Antenore
Amazing Views Photo-Guide
Fabio Antenore
Fabio is a Swiss landscape photographer with international awards. He lives in Zurich and spends most of his time in the Swiss mountains or in foreign countries near and far to live his passion for landscape photography.


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Who is this photo tour suitable for?
This exclusive photography tour is perfect for both beginners and advanced photographers. The small group size of four people guarantees you will receive the best of care. You will be on the trail with like-minded people who love photography and the great outdoors, as well as expanding their knowledge of photography

Price

CHF 2'990.-

Dolomites photo tour

  • Price per person in double / multibed room
  • Single room supplement CHF 200,-
  • 7 days/ 6 nights
  • From/to Innichen, South Tyrol
Price Includes
  • 2 nights in 4-star Hotel in Innichen
  • 2 nights on the mountain hut in Cinque Torri (multibed room)
  • 2 nights in charming hotel in Cortina D’Ampezzo
  • Half board in 4-star Hotel
  • Half board in Mountain hut
  • Breakfast in Hotel Cortina D’ Ampezzo
  • All transfer to/from Innichen
  • mountain lifts
  • Intensive mentoring, photography tuition and instructions by the two professional photographer tour guides
Not included in price
  • Individual travel to and from Innichen
  • Lunches
  • Dinners in Cortina D’ Ampezzo (2 nights)
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Cancellation costs insurance, travel insurance
We reserve the right to change prices (especially due to exchange rate fluctuations)

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Good to know
  • Sunrise / sunset During the photo tour, sunset occurs roughly at 7.00 am and sunset at around 7 pm.
  • Rooms On request, a single room can be booked in the hotels (single room supplement). In the Rifugio near the Cinque Torri, you will stay in dormitory rooms (2 to 6 beds per room)
  • Fitness level This tour is outdoor oriented and we will spend a lot of time in the nature. It is recommended to be reasonably fit to appreciate everything the region has to offer. You may need to carry your photo gear between 2 – 4 hours a day. There may be a limited amount of uphill walking. The workshop is rated with moderate difficulty.
  • Clothing Bring outdoor, weather resistant clothing and sturdy hiking shoes. Also warms clothes for cold temperatures are recommended.
  • Course of action of the photo tour The exact daily program will be put together on short notice while on location, so that we can take into consideration the current weather and light conditions. In order to capture images at the right time and with the best light during the golden and blue hour, we will be out and about especially during the times of sunrise and sunset. In between, during lunch time and in the afternoon, you may have time at your own disposal. You can relax, explore the area or participate in our photo discussion and tutorials. Upon request or if we have fantastic weather and light conditions, we can also add another photo session in the afternoon.