10 Photography Cruises

| Tuesday, 28 Jan. 2014

A selection of special theme cruise focused on picture-perfect photography

 

Nothing relieves the post-holiday blues better than vibrant images that transport you back to the places, people and things that made your vacation so magical.

 

Below, we bring you 10 upcoming sailings that not only deliver you to amazing destinations that provide breathtaking backdrops for every shot, but also offer the tips and instruction you need to sharpen your photography skills during the cruise …and after.

 

The Riviera by Oceania Cruises offers beautiful interior photography opportunities

 

Galapagos Photo Expedition

February 21 - March 2, 2014 National Geographic Endeavor

Guayaquil, Equador; Guayaquil/Galapagos

 

Join a National Geographic photographer aboard the National Geographic Endeavour and learn tips and techniques as you capture images of flightless cormorants, marine iguanas, giant tortoises, and the remarkable scenery of the Galapagos Islands. (Additional sailings are February 28 - March 9; June 13 - 22; June 20 - 29; October 24 - November 2 and October 31 - November 9.  All 2014).  Fares begin at $5,490 per person, double occupancy.  For additional information, visit Galapagos Photo Expedition or call 1-888-966-8687.

 

Bermuda Photography Workshop Cruise

May 9 – May 16, 2014,Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas

Round trip Baltimore, Bermuda

 

Seven on-board seminars offer over seventeen hours of classroom and hands-on learning experiences, as well as tips and critiques. Ashore, a custom, five-hour private tour, led by a professional Bermudian photographer, takes advantage of some of the island’s best photo opportunities. Fares begin at $1,121 per person, double occupancy.  The photography workshop fee is an additional $574 per person.  For additional information, visit Bermuda Photography Workshop Cruise

 

Norway Fjords Photography Workshop Cruise

May 17 – May 24, 2014 Royal Caribbean Legend of the Seas

Copenhagen, Flam, Geiranger, Alesund, Bergen

 

This cruise will take you to some of the most spectacular scenery in Norway. The springtime scenery of fresh fjord landscapes and colourful houses reflected in the water will fill your lens as you experience these stunning landscapes by sea and land. On board, participate in master classes, lectures, tutorials and photo excursions. of the cruise, a photo book which will include some of each participant’s images.  This cruise, limited to a maximum of 20 participants, is organized by an English organization, Photo Cruises Ltd.  Fares begin at approximately $2,052 for participants and $1,313 for non-photographer roommates (who will not participate in the photo activities and workshops).  For additional information, visit Norway Fjords Photography Workshop Cruise

 

Baltics Photography Workshop Cruise

May 24 – May 31, 2014 Royal Caribbean Legend of the Seas

Venice, Anacona (Italy), Santorini, Mykonos, Kotor, Split, Venice

 

You will shoot golden Russian architecture, Scandinavian street life, landscapes, harbours and seascapes on this photo cruise to the gems of the Baltics. On board, participate in master classes, lectures, tutorials and photo excursions. of the cruise, a photo book which will include some of each participant’s images.  This cruise, limited to a maximum of 20 participants, is organized by an English organization, Photo Cruises Ltd.  Fares begin at approximately $2,217 for participants and $1,477 for non-photographer roommates (who will not participate in the photo activities and workshops).  For additional information, visit Baltics Photography Workshop Cruise

 

Photography Workshop Alaska Cruise

Juneau, Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait,

June 21 – 28, 2014 Holland America Zuiderdam

Vancouver, Tracy Arm,  Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay National Park, Ketchikan

 

Join Al Berger, a professional photographer and trainer with over 30 years of experience, for numerous training seminars, hands-on workshops, personal feedback and prizes for best photos.   Cruise fares begin at $899 per person, double occupancy.  Seminar fees are $349 additional per participant.  For more information, call Jason Armstrong at CruiseOne 509-720-6984.

 

Discoverers Glacier Country Photography Cruise

June 29 – July 6, 2014 Un-Cruise Adventures Safari Endeavor

Juneau, Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait, Chichagof Island/Baranof Island, Frederick Sound/Stephen’s Passage, Fords Terror/Endicott Arm

 

(Additional sailing August 17 – 24 with documentary photographer, videographer, and writer Billy Howard)

A small ship adventure with activities and instruction overseen by photographer David Julian whose work has appeared in Outside, Conde Nast Traveler, The New York Times Travel Magazine, Audobon, Geo and more.  Safari Endeavor is an all-inclusive 86-guest casually-elegant yacht.  Due to the nature of the small-ship explorations, itineraries are guidelines and will change in order to maximize wildlife and natural encounters.  Fares begin at $5,595 per person, double occupancy.  For additional information, visit Discoverers Glacier Country Photography Cruise

 

Spitsbergen - The Pack Ice Voyage

June 29 - July 10, 2014 Polar Pioneer (54-passenger, 236-foot-long, 2,140-ton expedition ship built in 1985 and refurbished in 2000)

Longyearbyen, Svalbard Archipelago

 

Designed exclusively for nature and outdoor photography enthusiasts, this voyage offers maximum chances to photograph polar bears on the pristine pack ice, spectacular seabird colonies, seals and walruses and immense glaciers, drift ice formations and serrate maritime mountain landscapes.  Fares begin at $6,495 per person, triple occupancy.  For additional information, visit Spitsbergen - The Pack Ice Voyage or call Joseph Van Os Photo Safaris at (206) 463-5383.

 

Coastal Colors Photography Cruise

September 18 - 26, 2014 Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas

Round trip Baltimore; Portland, ME; Bar Harbor, ME; St. John, NB; Halifax, NS

 

Clayton Spangler, Owner of Clayton Spangler Photographic Design and photography editor of Wonderful West Virginia magazine will lead a session that caters to shutterbugs of all ages and at all skill levelsHis goal to demonstrate how to create compelling photography that helps develop each individual's point of visual view.  Fares begin at $1,365 per person, double occupancy.  The photography workshop is an additional $732.  For additional information, visit Coastal Colors Photography Cruise

 

Mediterranean (Eastern) Photography Workshop Cruise

September26 – October 3, 2014 MSC Armonia

Venice, Anacona (Italy), Santorini, Mykonos, Kotor, Split, Venice

 

Cruise includes seven day sailing and photography instruction,  Urbino photo workshop/excursion, Santorini photo workshop/excursion, Kotor, Split and Venice photo walks, photo workshops aboard ship and, at the conclusion of the cruise, a photo book which will include some of each participant’s images.  This cruise, limited to a maximum of 20 participants, is organized by an English organization, Photo Cruises Ltd.  Fares begin at approximately $1,970 for participants and $1,148 for non-photographer roommates (who will not participate in the photo activities and workshops).  For additional information, visit Eastern Med Photo Cruise

 

Mediterranean (Western) Photography Workshop Cruise

November 15 – November 22, 2014 Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas

Venice, Kotor, Naples, Rome, Florence, Toulon, Barcelona

 

Cruise includes seven day sailing with photography excursions in Rome, Sorrento, Florence & Provence, photography walking tours in Venice & Kotor and, at the conclusion of the cruise, a photo book which will include some of each participant’s images.  Workshops, master class and tutorials exploring lighting, composition, editing and creating your own style will take place on the cruise’s sea day.  This cruise, limited to a maximum of 20 participants, is organized by an English organization, Photo Cruises Ltd.  Fares begin at approximately $1,970 for participants and $1,148 for roommates who will not participate in the photo activities and workshops.  For additional information, visit Western Med Photo Cruise

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