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2019 – Wild White Horses of the Camargue Photography Holiday

September 25, 2019 - September 29, 2019

£2199
Reflected In The Water, A Group Of The White Horses Of The Camargue   Image Captured During A White Horses Of The Camargue Photography Holiday
  • Wild White Horses

    of the Camargue

    Capture the magnificent wild white horses of the Camargue on this 4 night wildlife photography holiday with photographic assistance provided by Pui Hang & Serge.

    Witness the raw power & elegance as the wild horses thunder through surf & sand & show off their feisty, fiery temperament.

    25th - 29th September 2019

    £2199 per participant

    £450 deposit required to secure a place

    Group size: 5 - 8 participants - 5 places available..

    Bookings close: August 1, 2019

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    Wild White Horses of the Camargue - £2199 per participant

    £2199 per participant - 5 places available.
  • Galloping en-masse towards you through deltas at sunset, droplets kicked up by dozens of hooves, suspended for a fraction of a second against a golden sky, the spectacle of the wild white horses of the Camargue is a stunning reminder of the raw beauty of Mother Nature & an unforgettable image waiting to be taken.
    Witness the raw power & elegance of the wild white horses of the Camargue on this wildlife photography holiday with Pui Hang & Serge, Jayne is a long-standing member of the NaturesLens guiding team, Serge is the go-to specialist in the region to photograph the iconic Wild White Horses. Group size is strictly limited so book your place now to avoid disappointment.
    Join NaturesLens to capture images of magnificent white horses & black stallions, in France, during the Wild White Horses of the Camargue photography holiday. This photography holiday is of 4 night/5 day duration on a Bed & Breakfast only, Non-Shared basis & costs £2199 per participant.
    Join Pui Hang & Serge to witness the raw power & natural elegance of the stallions & horses of the Camargue. Over the course of 5 days, you will have seven photography sessions with these stunning horses & their Gardians, the men on horseback who watch over the wild horses who have inhabited the wetlands for generations.
    The sessions will take place early morning & early evening to take advantage of sunrise & sunset. Our location is situated in the Camargue itself where we have exclusive access to private land where no other tour company or public have access to. Pui Hang & Serge & Serge will be on hand to provide advice where required.
    You will photograph the iconic white horses, alone & in groups, as they posture, trot & gallop through the marshes, surf & lakes, their grace & elegance reflected through the surface of the water.
    With several drives per shoot, you will have ample opportunity to capture images from a range of perspectives, including horses running towards the lens & across your field of view.
    Two separate sessions with a single stallion (one white & one black) on the beach takes place in the afternoon, allowing for dramatic action shots as the beautiful animal gallops through the surf and along the shoreline.
    A Solo Horse Of The Camargue Gallops Through The Dunes   Image Captured During A White Horses Of The Camargue Photography Holiday
    Capture images of magnificent stallions intertwined at full height, showcasing their feisty, fiery temperament.
    Our trip also includes a unique opportunity to add something rather special & unusual to your portfolio. An afternoon session of portrait photography of both the white stallion & a black stallion, against a clean, moody backdrop, using both lighting & natural daylight, making for dramatic close-up shots.
    There will be time in between the horse photography sessions to explore the walled city which will be our base for the duration of this holiday & capture images of the vibrant pink waters of the salt marshes.
    Photographable Species: wild horse, wild stallion

    Wild White Horses of the Camargue Photography Holiday Itinerary

    day 1 - wednesday - 25th september, 2019

    arrive montpellier airport, transfer to aigues-mortes & afternoon photography of wild white horses

    day 2 - thursday - 26th september, 2019

    morning & afternoon of wild white horses

    day 3 - friday - 27th september, 2019

    morning & afternoon of wild white horses

    day 4 - saturday - 28th september, 2019

    morning & afternoon of wild white horses

    day 5 - sunday - 29th september, 2019

    morning photography of wild white horses, transfer to montpellier airport

    A Group Of The White Horses Of The Camargue Gallops Through Woodland   Image Captured During A White Horses Of The Camargue Photography Holiday
  • 10%

    Discount from Lenses For Hire on any lenses, or other camera equipment, that you require FOR this wildlife photography holiday.

    NaturesLens have partnered with Lenses For Hire to give you an exclusive discount on any lenses hired for any NaturesLens Wildlife Photography Holiday or Workshop.

    • Accommodation on a non-shared basis (with no single supplement payable)
    • Airport Transfers
    • All in-trip transportation
    • All photography sessions & appropriate permits
    • Food on a breakfast only basis
    • Guidance & advice from our Photography Holiday Guide
    • All Drinks
    • Any activities not listed on the itinerary
    • Flights
    • Meals not listed on the itinerary
    • Personal expenses of any type
    • Required Insurances
    • Sundries
    • Tips & Gratuities
    • Transportation to start location
    • Visas

    What our clients say

    • Karen - Puffins of Skomer Island - June 2017

      NaturesLens guides are knowledgeable in making sure you get the shots you want & are great fun to be around.

    Make a Booking Enquiry

    To make a booking enquiry, please complete the form below & we will get back to you as soon as possible.
    You are making an enquiry for the Wild White Horses of the Camargue photography holiday, which is scheduled for the dates of 25th - 29th September 2019 & costs £2199 per participant

    , this photography holiday requires a deposit of £450 to secure a place.
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    How to Book

    Before booking, it is important that you read the relevant photography holiday event page & our Booking Terms & Conditions. If you have any doubts regarding your suitability for this photography holiday, please contact us.
    To book, simply click the relevant link from the event page on our website. You will then be sent a booking form & a copy of our terms & conditions. In order to secure your place on the selected photography holiday, simply complete the booking form with details of all persons travelling & holiday indemnity, in relevant cases, & return to us (either by email or by post) with confirmation that the deposit has been paid. Payments should be made via bank transfer.
    A deposit of 20% is required at the time of booking unless you are booking less than 90 days before departure. In this case, full payment of the photography holiday price is required.

    Recommended Equipment

    Recommended Camera Equipment

    This is one photography holiday where you will be travelling light when it comes to camera equipment. You won't need anything longer than a 70-200mm as you will be able to get very close to the horses. If your 70-200mm lens happens to have an aperture of f/2.8 so much the better but f/4 would also work well. Don't forget to bring a wide angle lens to capture shots of the horses as they gallop towards you through the surf.

    You should also pack a tripod to help steady your lens, especially when you are out photographing at dawn & dusk.

    Recommended Clothing

    For this photography holiday, the weather can be changeable so we would recommend that you pack layers of thin fleeces or mid shirts & jumpers since you can remove items of clothing as you start to warm up. You don't need to bring camouflage clothes but please do pack neutral coloured clothes so that you blend into the landscape. You should also bring a warm waterproof coat & waterproof trousers in case it rains, so you are covered for all eventualities.

    Silk gloves or a thin pair of thermal gloves with rubber grip on the fingers & palm will help to keep your hands warm. Silk gloves are great for wicking away moisture from your hands, leaving them dry & therefore lovely & warm. Gloves where the fingers are cut away so that you can operate your camera with them on would be a good substitute.

    Don't forget to pack sensible waterproof walking boots & a warm hat to protect your head in case it is windy.

    Additional Notes

    NaturesLens photography holidays do not include flights unless it is explicitly stated on the event page. When it is time to book your flights, we will send you the details in plenty of time to allow for bookings at the best available price.
    The photography holiday itinerary is subject to change & is to be considered provisional.
    NaturesLens photography holidays require a minimum number of participants in order to be viable. If this minimum number is not met, the photography holiday may not go ahead. This photography holiday has a minimum participant level of 5 plus NaturesLens guide(s).
    In the event that the minimum number for a photography holiday to go ahead is not reached, NaturesLens reserves the right to cancel any given photography holiday. In that event 100% of monies received will be returned. However, NaturesLens is not responsible for expenses incurred by its customers.
    Not all mentioned wildlife can be observed & photographed at all times of the year, thus some activities may be considered seasonal & not available.
    Please note the cuisine on many of the NaturesLens photography holidays is authentic & typical of the region in which you are travelling. International or western cuisine is often NOT available. If you have any concerns over the food arrangements or have any special dietary requirements, please contact us prior to making a booking.
    All personal luggage are the responsibility of the owner & we request that photography holiday participants limit their luggage to the equivalent of one suitcase, one flight bag, one camera bag & tripod. We do not wish to appear dictatorial in this matter & the request is made to ensure space & comfort for everyone in our vehicles.
    NaturesLens & its agents act only as agents for the passenger in all matters relating to travel arrangements, & as such, do not assume responsibility for injury, accident, damage, loss, delay or irregularity which may occur via defect of transportation or any other cause.
    NaturesLens reserves the right to substitute hotels, & other previously outlined arrangements as necessary, to either improve or equal the travel experience.
    NaturesLens reserves the right to pass on to photography holiday particpants any additional & unplanned expenditure incurred during a photography holiday, via events beyond the control of NaturesLens. NaturesLens reserves the right to accept or decline any person as a member of any photography holiday.
    Payment of deposit by photography holiday participants or their representative constitutes their acceptance of all conditions contained herein.
    All bookings are made subject to our terms & conditions.
    Travel Insurance Requirements

    Wild White Horses of the Camargue Photography Holiday Summary

    The Wild White Horses of the Camargue photography holiday is a photography holiday of 4 night/5 day duration, that costs £2199 per participant

    & takes place in Montpellier in France, between the dates of 25th - 29th September 2019. It is ideal for photographing wild horse, wild stallion & more. This photography holiday is led by Pui Hang Miles & Serge Krouglikoff for NaturesLens. The photography holiday is offered on a Bed & Breakfast only, Non-Shared basis. Group size for this photography holiday is a minimum of 5 participants & a maximum of 8, plus Pui Hang & Serge. We consider this to be an event of Easy level of exertion, if you have any questions about your suitability for this event, please contact us prior to making a booking enquiry. The photography holiday starts & ends at Montpellier Airport. Transfers between Montpellier Airport & Montpellier are included in the cost of this photography holiday, this photography holiday requires a deposit of £450 to secure a place.

    Wild White Horses of the Camargue Photography Holiday Payment Details

    • Deposit required to secure a place: £450 payable upon making a booking.
    • Final balance payment due: June 25th, 2019*. Bookings made after this date will require the full payment to secure a place.
    • Bookings close: August 1st, 2019.
    • No-interest payment plan: we offer a no-interest payment plan for our photography holidays. Please enquire for details.
    • * Unless stated otherwise on our event booking form.

    Financial Protection

    Financial Protection provided by the Travel Vault

    NaturesLens Limited is a company committed to customer satisfaction & consumer financial protection. We are therefore pleased to announce that, at no extra cost to you, & in accordance with ''The Package Travel, Package Tours Regulations 1992'' all passengers booking with NaturesLens Limited are fully insured for the initial deposit, & subsequently the balance of monies paid as detailed in your booking confirmation form.

    The policy will also include repatriation if required, arising from the cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to the insolvency of NaturesLens Limited.

    This insurance has been arranged by Towergate Chapman Stevens through Zurich Insurance PLC.

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  • Details

    Start:
    25th - 29th September 2019
    Cost:
    £2199 per participant
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    Website:
    https://natureslens.co.uk/

    Location

    France
    Montpellier, Camargue France
    Website:
    https://natureslens.co.uk