Portugal Photo Tour

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Why book with us?

  • Safe payment, return money guarantee if tour is not done
  • 100% refund if travel ban
  • Personal assistance, before & during the tours
  • Professional guides with large experience in the area
  • Large offer of tours around the world
8 Days  
Availability : From May 2th to 9th  
Lisbon  
Lisbon  
Min Age : 18+  
Max People : 12  
 

Algarve & Lisbon Photography Workshop

During our Portugal photography workshop, you will discover the best locations for landscape photography in Portugal. During our 8 days photo tour, we will visit the stunning Algarve coastlines & impressive beaches, but also colorful streets in the villages around the coast and the capital Lisbon. In the last years, Portugal became a dream destination for photographers, that now we offer you to visit while you will learn photography.

Throughout this tour, we will visit the best Algarve locations as the beaches of Albandeira, Castelejo, Camilo, and some other hidden gems of the Atlantic coast. But also typical fisherman villages as Vila Nova de Milfontes or Carrasqueira, plus the beautiful streets and viewpoints of Lisbon to make this photo tour a complete experience to capture the beauty of Portugal. 

The week of this photography workshop is designed to take advantage of the sea tides and temperature to photograph Portugal with the best conditions. Also, is the best season to capture the milky way and found beautiful flowers in the foreground in these amazing landscapes.

Thanks to our photo guides with experience in the area, you will learn the techniques and postprocessing tips to come back home with final pictures. You will be learning in the field during this 9 days tour, to come back home with final pictures! 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

You can book a place for any tour without a cost. Once we know that the travel is possible, you will be able to keep your seat or cancel your booking without penalties. 

Portugal Pictures

Itinerary Portugal Photo Tour

Day 1 Arrive in Lisbon

We’ll be meeting at Lisbon airport where will start our Portugal photography workshop. From here, we will move to our hotel in Lisbon, where we will have a short meeting to explain the next days.

After that, we will move directly to our first location: Torre de Belém. Here we will enjoy the last lights of the day before have a tasty dinner in the center of the city. As soon as we finish, we will come back to our hotel to rest and be ready for the next day.

Day 2 Lisbon Photography Tour

Today we will awake early, as we will approach Vasco da Gama bridge for the sunrise session. At this iconic location, we will be photographing this amazing structure until the sun rise the horizon. At this moment, we will have time for a well-deserved breakfast before visiting the iconic streets of Lisbon.

We will spend the day, photographing the historical center of the capital, with the iconic tram and the steep streets as the focus point of our photos. A perfect moment to learn architecture and travel photography while we enjoy the Portuguese culture and gastronomy.

In the afternoon, we will drive to the closest village of Carrasqueira. This small fisherman town is probably the most beautiful of the Comporta region. Famous for its harbor on stilts, will bring us the possibility of amazing compositions during the sunset when light and colors are reflected in the calm waters of the estuary.

Also, we will enjoy at the area of a tasty dinner before coming back to our hotel in Lisbon.

Day 3 Algarve Photography Tour

After our first days in Lisbon, today we will drive to the Algarve seacoast. If the weather didn’t let us photograph the Vasco da Gama bridge the day before, we will study the possibility to capture this morning to try again day this shoot.

After a calm drive to Carvoeiro of around 2 hours, we will establish our base for the next 2 nights in our hotel. Today we will be exploring the area during the day after lunch. For sunset, we will approach to Praia da Albandeira where we will capture the last rays of the sun at this amazing beach.

Once we finish, we will have time for dinner in the close village before returning to our hotel.

Day 4 Praia dos Arrifes - Algar de Benagil - Praia da Marinha

Today we will awake early for a sunrise session at the closest Praia dos Arrifes. At this iconic location, we will be able to capture amazing pics while the sun bring us a soft light. Once we finish, we will have breakfast in the area.

During the day, we will have a private expedition to the amazing Algar de Benagil. A natural beach formed in a cave of the Algarve coast, that we will be able to reach only by boat.

After that, we will come back to our hotel for dinner and a short break before sunset. Today, our session at the end of the day will be not only the sunset, but also night photography at the Praia da Marinha.

Day 5 Praia da Marinha - Praia do Castelejo

Today, we will awake early again to enjoy this time the sunrise from Praia da Marinha. After that, we will come back to our hotel where we will have breakfast and pack our things.

In the morning we will drive to our next location in Lagos, where we will sleep for the next 2 nights. Also, today we will have time for some post-processing lessons of the photos we already capture during the trip.

For sunset, we will approach the closest Praia do Castelejo. Here we will be able to play with compositions while the light goes down the horizon. After that, we will have a tasty dinner in the area before come back to our hotel in Lagos.

Day 6 Ponta da Piedade - Sagres - Cabo San Vicente

Our sunrise session today will be in the closest Ponta da Piedade. This location will offer us an amazing cliff and rock formations where we will capture the first lights of the day. After that, we will have breakfast at Lagos before drive to the eastern point of continental Europe: Cabo San Vicente.

During the day, we will visit the village of Sagres. A location famous for surfers all around the world, but that will offer us incredible photographs. We will have lunch on the streets of Sagres, where we will visit its amazing beaches and the fortress.

For sunset, we will drive to the close Cabo San Vicente. Famous to be the eastern point of Europe, the seascapes and the lighthouse will offer us incredible views to finish the day.

After our session, we will have dinner in the area and drive back to Lagos, where we will sleep tonight.

Day 7 Praia do Camilo - Vila Nova de Milfontes

Today we will awake early to photograph Praia do Camilo during sunrise. This close beach to Lagos will offer us amazing rock formations to compose our pics with the first lights. After that, we will have breakfast and check out from our hotel to start to drive directly to our next destination.

After a drive of around 2 hours, we will arrive at Vila Nova de Milfontes. Here we will have time for another post-processing lesson after lunch. In the afternoon, we will approach our last sunset location in Portugal. At the beach of Vila Nova de Milfontes, we will enjoy the last rays of lights before having a farewell dinner.

Day 8 End of the trip

Today, we’ll drive back to Lisbonmorning, where this Portugal photography workshop will come to the end.

Locations Map Portugal

portugal photo tour map

Photographer Guide(s)

David Aguilar photographer guide
David Aguilar
Photographer
Photographer Guide Eduardo Fuster
Eduardo Fuster
Co Founder - Photographer

More info

Keeping you safe during COVID-19

  • Face masks required for travelers & guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • 100% refund if travel ban
  • Not payment for booking

Departure & Return Location

Lisbon, Portugal

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in twin rooms in a hotel (6 nights in 4* hotel & 1 night in 3* hotel)
  • Breakfast included
  • All transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Edition lessons during the tour
  • Photographer Guide(s)
  • Basic travel insurance

Price Excludes

  • Flights to & from Lisbon
  • Any Private Expenses including meals
  • Tips
  • Visa, check if you need it
  • Anything not mention in "Price includes"

Complementaries

  • DSLR or mirrorless camera, tripod and remote shutter
  • Wide angle lens (14-24mm as example)
  • Standard lens (24-70mm as example)
  • Telephoto lens (70-200mm as example)

Photographic lessons

  • Composition
  • Digital Workflow
  • Panoramic Photography
  • Depth of Field calculation
  • Focal Blending
  • Blue Hour Photography
  • Night photography
  • Filters, Neutral Density and Neutral Density Grads
  • Photoshop and Lightroom post-processing workflow

Conditions

Price

The price of this Portugal Photo Tour is based on the participation of a minimum of 6 participants. In case there are not enough participants, the possibility of making the trip will be offered with an increase proportional to the price, or a 100% refund of the total paid.

The last time of exchange rate calculation was January 1st, 2021, the final price can be modified up to 30 days before the tour start.

Accommodation

The accommodations offered are shared double rooms at Hotels with private bathrooms.

You can book an individual room during the process of the book your place for the photo tour or writing us at [email protected]

Meals

Meals are not included.

Insurance

Our tours include basic insurance, we suggest contracting full cover insurance. Contact us to expand your insurance coverage.

Transports

Our tours include all internal transports (cars, vans, trains, or flights). We don’t include international flights, but we will guide you at the moment of your booking the best options to arrive to the destiny from your home.

Itinerary

The itinerary mentioned can be changed due to a force major reasons like weather conditions or accidents for example.

Payment & Refunds

To book your place you need to pay 20% of the total cost. The total payment must be made 15 days before the trip. For security reasons due to the pandemic, you do not need to pay for booking

This tour is done by LLC “CLUB OF PHOTO TRAVELERS”, due to illness or other reasons the trip may be made by another guide.

Cancellations

DUE TO COVID-19, we have exceptional conditions for cancellations: Before 15 days we refund 100%. Less than 15 days there is no refund.

Other considerations

Please, check the section “This tour include” and “This tour not include” to know more details about meals, guides or other services include.

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