Deborah Sandige & Piper Mackay
Rajasthan is the most colorful, traditional, vibrant and exotic area of India. This incredible itinerary includes two elaborate festivals. One is amidst the dramatic background of the golden sand dunes in the surreal Thar Desert; the other is at the Ahhicharagarh Fort, which will be lit with hundreds of candles each night. These festivals alone, would be enough to fill your hard drives with exotic imagery, but we also included….
Jan 28- Feb 15, 2015
This workshop is designed to create stunning imagery with a focus on dramatic lighting, while photographing cowboys/girls, horses, and cattle, on a true working ranch. The wranglers will run the horses through the majestic landscape creating loads of photographic opportunities for action shots, clouds of dust, and silhouettes at sunset. There will be continuous opportunities to photograph all aspects of ranch life including working the cattle, roping, portraits, and close-ups.
Mar 12- Mar 15, 2015
Africa is a tapestry of ancient cultures, exotic wildlife and dramatic eco systems, which are mesmerizing for the eyes, mind, and soul. This photographic adventure is built around one of the most breathtaking tribal festivals in the world, while also visiting two of the top wildlife reserves in Kenya, and driving across the spectacular, legendary, Chalbi Desert.
May 1- Jun 1, 2015
An amazing adventure to the most exotic tribal rich rejoin in the world filled with unbelievable photographic opportunities. Details coming soon. Email me to be put on the first contact list as this trip is limited to 7 participants and fills fast.
Oct 3- Oct 13, 2015
The Simien Mountains are, quite simply, spectacular, with ridge after ridge of sculpted cliffs, extending to the horizon; home to the exotic Gelada Baboon and a world heritage site. At night, the Gelada drop over the edges to sleep huddled together on ledges, a strategy to avoid predation by leopards. Shortly after dawn, in beautiful morning light, large troops, sometime several hundred strong, climb over the top and begin to feed, an extraordinary experience. Geladas are visually sticking with long golden manes, like a lion, and a big red heart on its chest. “They cry out to be photographed.”
Oct 13- Oct 17, 2015
An amazing adventure to the most exotic tribal rich rejoin in the world filled with filled with unbelievable photographic opportunities. We will travel both sides of the river including camping with the Suri tribe and flying back to Addis by private charter. Details coming soon. Email me to be put on the first contact list as this trip is limited to 7 participants and fills fast.
Oct 17- Oct 30, 2015
A guide to creating mesmerizing images on a photographic journey of a lifetime. The difference between an average photograph of an extraordinary subject or location and an extraordinary photograph is the work and planning you put in before you click the shutter. Inside are insights and lessons learned from a decade of traveling in remote locations, including simple ideas on lighting and composition techniques.