Lofoten Islands 2017-12-01T17:57:49+00:00

Project Description

The Magic of the Arctic – Lofoten Islands

Winter tour to the Reine fjords.

Lofoten islands is a unique place, where montains, sea and famous Norwegian “rorbu” houses compose outstanding landscape. All this beauty can be garnished with polar lights or Aurora Borealis, as it often happens in winter and we are going to be there at that exact time, to capture all colors of  the solar winds.

Tour Schedule

Day 1 — January 31, 2018

Meeting in the airport Vantaa in Helsinki, Finland. We have to be there in the first part of the day in order to start travel at 12-1 pm. Night near Sweden border.

Day 2 — February 1

Get up early in the morning for thansfer to Reine. Sunset in the area. Night shooting up to the aurora activity forecasts.

Day 3 — February 2

– Sunrise in Reine and Hamnoy.
– Sunset at one of the most famous beaches here: Hauckland and Utakliev
– Night shooting up to the aurora activity forecasts.

Day 4 — February 3

– Sunrise in Reine and Hamnoy.
– Sunset at bridge Fredvang and beach Skagsanden.
– Night shooting up to the aurora activity forecasts.

Day 5 — February 4

– Sunrise at Skagsanden beach.
– Sunset at beaches  Eggum and Unstad.
– Night shooting up to the aurora activity forecasts.

Days 6-8 — February 5-7

– These days we will shoot at different locations in the area, up to the weather conditions and aurora activity.

Day 9 — February 8

Early in the morning leaving for Helsinki airport with overnight in Finland, near the border with Sweden.

Day 10 — February 9

Arrival to Helsinki airport at midday, for the flight back home.

Tour program order can be changed due to the weather conditions or other factors.

Tour price: 1400 EUR

Additional 5% discount is available for participants of 35Awards contest.

Included:

  • Assistance and help during shooting on site.

  • All taxes and passes to the shooting locations

  • Transer from airport to the hotel and back, including all following transport costs to all shooting points in the tour.

  • Accommodation in hotels and houses.

Not included:

  • Flight to Helsinki airport.

  • Visas and travel insurance.

  • Meal.

Payment conditions

– 30% for the reservation
– 70%  up to 20 days before the tour starting date.

Full refund in case if the event cancelled by the organizer.
50% refund in case if participant cancells participation up to one month before the event.
No refund in case if participant cancells participation during one month before the event.
Final payment has to be done at 20 days before the tour starting date.

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Equipment and wearing during the tour

  • DSLR or MILC camera

  • Lenses: telephoto, wide, normal.

  • Gradient (hard, soft) and CPL filters.

  • Tripod and remote shutter release device.

  • Headlight or torch for the night shooting.

  • Spare batteries.

  • Notebook for the photos analysis.

  • Windproof trousers

  • Down jacket

  • Windproof jacket

  • Fleece jacket

  • Base layer

  • Hat and gloves

  • Warm socks

  • Winter waterproof boots

  • Spare pair of boots

  • Footwear for house (sneakers or slippers)