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The picturesque village of Gaucin

The Sierra Magina

Olive Groves

Almond Blossom

Develop your photographic skills

Starting January 23, travel photographer Michelle Chaplow begins a five day tour into the very heart of the Andalucian countryside and culture – with hidden pueblos, stunning castle views and even a flamenco model. The workshop is limited to five students and is an excellent way to improve your photographic skills. Chaplow is an award-winning professional who features National Geographic Travel Guides and the U.S. Library of Congress among a long list of prestigious clients worldwide. For more information, contact [email protected]

January 2015 photographic workshop Itinerary

Day one arrival in Estepona, meet and greet, local imagery, fishing ports, quaint village scenes, travel photography angles, evening sunset across the Straits of Gibraltar to Africa.

Day two Travelling overland to Jaen via off the beaten track Andalucian white villages, traversing what is considered to be one of the most beautiful roads in Europe.

The afternoon will be dedicated to documenting landscapes, in particular the undulating olive groves within the province of Jaen.

Accommodation in Santa Catalina Castle of Jaen.

Day Three early morning sunrise scene taken from Santa Catalina Castle to The Sierra Magina. There are stunning views from the Castle to the surrounding Sierras and plains.

Street photography in Jaen or the local villages. Andalucian scenes and landscapes. Interior and exterior shots of the castle, including how to capture and convey sensations, through capturing details.

Accommodation in Santa Catalina Castle.

Day Four, A leisurely day traveling and photographing through natural parks, almond groves, flora photography.

Accommodation in Estepona.

Day Five Female flamenco Model. Could be either in studio or outdoors.

Practice day with an evening round up and summary.

Accommodation in Estepona.