Adventure in Rajasthan

Photography Adventure in Rajasthan

Would you like to join me on a photography adventure of a lifetime in Rajasthan, India?

Travel, learn and create! There is no better way to learn how to create beautiful and engaging photos then practicing in the field. And what better place to do it, than in the magical region of Rajasthan in India.

This will be a 12 day photography adventure to one of the most beautiful parts of the world. Rajasthan is definitely the jewel in India’s crown. From cities of pink, blue and gold to lakeside palaces and desert villages filled with fairy-tale palaces and epic forts.

The reason why Rajasthan remains one of the most popular destinations in India lies in its rich diversity: from the barren Thar Desert and it’s amazing sunsets, the beautiful blue and pink cities to the tranquil majesty of the city of lakes – Udaipur. Rajasthan truly has it all!

Following in the foot steps of the amazing Steve McCurry, our adventure will start from the capital – New Delhi from where we will take a plane to the blue city – Jodhpur.

In Jodhpur we will spend four days exploring the streets, old markets and the majestic Mehrangarh fort overlooking the city. We will get up early to photograph the city bathed in the amazing morning light and photograph it from above at sunset.

From Jodhpur we will hire a taxi to reach the amazing┬ácity of lakes – Udaipur. For three days we will explore this amazing city and its lake palaces. Optionally we will make a day trip to see the old fort in Chittorgarh.

From Udaipur we will take a train to Bundi and visit the amazing step wells that are spread trough out the city. This town is off the regular tourist routes and we will be able to explore the normal daily life of its citizens without the usual craziness, so typical for most Indian cities.

Bundi is our last stop and from there we are taking an overnight train to go back to New Delhi and then a plane back home.

This is not going to be one of those luxury vacations where you are brought with a taxi to all the touristic spots and shown at what direction to point your camera. We will wake up early, explore the small streets, mix with the crowds, engage with the local people, search for amazing photo opportunities and shoot the sunset.

On this photography adventure you will:
  • Learn how to create great photos by using helpful compositional tips
  • Learn how to use the available light to create engaging and beautiful images
  • Train your eye to spot photographic opportunities
  • Learn how to approach photographing street portraits and overcome your fear of engaging people on the street
  • Practice and develop your unique photographic vision
  • Immerse yourself in the amazing colourful life in Rajasthan, try the local cuisine, interact with fellow photographers and be inspired from the mind blowing surroundings ­čÖé
I will give personalised advice and feedback to all attendants and will help you go back home with some amazing photos!

 

Dates: 10 to 22 March, 2019

PRICE: 1200 Euro  1100 Euro early bird price until the 1st November (price includes only the photography tuition during the trip). Registration closes on the 15th of November. You should expect to spend for the whole trip ± 2400 Euro (plane tickets, transport, lodging and food). I will help with all the bookings.

TIMELINE: 

March 10: Arrival in New Delhi
March 11: Flight from Delhi to Jodhpur
March 12: Jodhpur
March 13: Jodhpur
March 14: Jodhpur
March 15: Arrival to Udaipur
March 16: Udaipur
March 17: Udaipur
March 18: Day trip to Chittaurgarh
March 19: Arrival to Bundi
March 20: Bundi
March 21: Overnight train to New Delhi
March 22: Departure to Brussels

 

EXPERIENCE | DIFFICULTY

Beginner, amateur, enthusiast and semi-professional photographers (non photographers are also welcome)

All types of cameras

Travel by plane, train and taxi

Lots of walking

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Arrival & Departure Airport: Delhi, India (DEL)

Travel Visa: A visa may be required depending on your nationality. Check if you need a visa to enter India here.

WEATHER

March marks the ending of winter season and starting of summer one. Rajasthan climate is generally slightly hot but not humid at day time and cold at night. Its day temperatures reach up to 38ºC maximum and 7ºC minimum at night. Sunrise ± 7AM, Sunset ± 18:30.

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