AUTUMN IN JAPAN 2021
Experience Japan during one of the most colourful season with an array of autumn hues, sensory temples and captivating scenery at every corner. This is an ideal introductory to Japan and a wonderful location to learn and master your Travel Photography skills.
11 Nov – 22 Nov 2021
AU$7,590* per person
Japan is one of the must-do travel destinations for photographers with an abundance of photo opportunities. Not only will you experience amazing history, culture and scenery, during autumn the gardens, temples and parks turn an amazing array of autumn colour hues. On our introductory photography workshop in Japan, we will travel using location transport and visit some of the most picturesque locations during our 11-night stay in this wonderful country. There is also an option to extend your stay to include a visit to the enchanting mountain temple town of Koyasan.
Thur 11 Nov: Arrive Tokyo
Fri 12 Nov: Tokyo
Sat 13 Nov: Tokyo
Sun 14 Nov: Tokyo to Lake Kawaguchiko
Mon 15 Nov: Lake Kawaguchiko
Tues 16 Nov: Lake Kawaguchiko to Kyoto
Wed 17 Nov: Kyoto
Thur 18 Nov: Kyoto
Fri 19 Nov: Kyoto
Sat 20 Nov: Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Sun 21 Nov: Osaka
Mon 22 Nov: Depart Osaka
Ask us about extending the workshop to include a visit to Koyasan
3 nights Tokyo, 2 nights Lake Kawaguchiko, 4 nights in Kyoto & 2 nights in Osaka. 11 nights total in 3/4 star hotel/room combination of Japanese and western style with private bathroom. Based on single room occupancy (no sharing and no extra single surcharge). Koyasan extension is not included in the price.
Transfers from Tokyo airport to Tokyo hotel + Osaka hotel to Osaka airport. All transport during the workshop including high speed shinkansen trains, local trains, buses and private transfers.
All entrance fees to temples, shrine and observation decks are included
PRE/POST & LOCATION PHOTOGRAPHY
Plenty of time for one-on-one and group training. From using your camera, to best settings to use, using filters & composition on location. We also offer pre and post trip assistance.
Also included is a 16 day Data SIM card (no data limit) and a special dinner and show with a Maiko (Geisha).
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
Flights are NOT included in price
Unless indicated in itinerary, meals are NOT included.
DRINKS & SNACKS
Unless indicated all drinks, snacks and other meals are NOT included.
INSURANCE & VISAS
Travel Insurance is compulsory if attending one of our workshops and is not included in the price. Australian passport holders do not need a VISA to visit Japan. If you will be entering Japan on another passport we suggest you visit https://www.visahq.com to check if a VISA is required. Please Note: Your passport MUST have at least six months remaining validity beyond your departure date.
Price does NOT include, Koyasan extension, extra nights accommodation, alcoholic beverages, drinks, room service, laundry, extra meals not indicated, gratuities, phone calls, internet, camera, equipment, personal items, gifts, souvenirs and any extra purchases.
Types of shots to expect?
A wide range of photographic opportunities are available. You can expect to capture everything from street, architecture, interiors, cityscapes, night, and landscape images. If you want to capture a diverse range of images then this is the place to be.
Any DSLR, mirrorless or camera that allows you to change and control aperture, shutter, ISO, and focus. A tripod is essential, especially for night/low light shots. Filters are also handy. We suggest a Circular Polarizer (CPL), ND & ND Grad filters if you have them. If you’re not sure what you need, just send us a message. Extra batteries, memory cards, battery/computer chargers, laptop for editing sessions (if applicable). We recommend you back- up your images while travelling so bring a passport external hard drive or laptop. A full list of recommended gear will be sent to you on receipt of deposit.
What is the * about?
This relates to some of our fine print and refers to the following;
- Price is subject to change due to exchange rate fluctuation
- Price may increase if minimum attendees is not met.
- Pricing, inclusions and itinerary schedule are indicative only and are subject to change or withdrawn without notice and should be reconfirmed at time of booking.
- Travel Insurance is compulsory for all participants.
- All prices are in Australian dollars unless indicated otherwise.
- For further details and terms & conditions contact us.
- Cancellation Fees apply. Refer to our cancellation policy in our frequently asked questions.