Check Newfoundland off your bucket list
July 3-10 2020
10 Seats open
Join Greg Johnson, Tornado Hunter on another amazing photography excursion — this time for 7 nights in Newfoundland. We will be staying in Bed and Breakfast units in some of the most picturesque locales in Canada. July 2020
Your advanced photo experience begins when we meet in St Johns. We will get aquainted during an evening of socializing and shooting while enjoying a traditional lobster boil on the shores of the North Atlantic ocean. The following days will be an intense camera experience as we hike the East Coast trail, view from boat; whales and bird habitat and North America’s easternmost coastline. Then we will be off to central Newfoundland and the fishing villages of Dildo, Old Perlican, Grates Cove, Bay de Verde, Ferryland and many more. There will be a kitchen party or two, screeching in, kissing the cod and many laughs. Bring extra batteries!! Check out the Newfoundland tourism site.
Your days will be spent:
- Group and Personalized DSLR camera instruction
- Hikes and guided photo tours
- Visiting many small villages and fishing ports
- Plenty of free time to explore and shoot.
- Limited Registration (10 participants total)
- Laughing….lots of laughing!
- All food and beverages while travelling
- All travel costs while in Newfoundland
- Accommodations while in Newfoundland
- Whale and Bird Watching tour
- Personalized instruction
- Guided tours throughout the week
This excursion has a moderate physical component that includes Hiking the East Coast trail
Day 1 – Morning meetup in St. Johns. Stop at Lobster/Fish Market. Lunch in Brigus. Travel to Grates Cove. Camera class, social, Lobster boil/BBQ supper and evening shoot.
Day 2 – Explore Grates cove in the morning. Afternoon in Bay de Verde. Zodiac boat tour and supper at Grates Cove Studio. Evening Landscape photography class.
Day 3 – Travel to Elliston with stops at Dildo and Trinity. Evening exploration and architecture photography.
Day 4 – Today we explore Spillers cove and focus our attention on Puffins, icebergs and two of my favourite villages, Keels and Tickle cove.
Day 5 – Early morning drive to Salvage. This is a bit more remote village and spectacular for photography. Our goal today is to photograph textures, wildflowers, old buildings and fishing culture. Spending the night in nearby Eastport
Day 6 – Early morning departure. We are headed to the south end of the Avalon peninsula. We will explore the cliffs and lighthouses as well as have the opportunity to watch humpback whales at St. Vincent. We will spend the night in Trepassey.
Day 7 – Our last full day on tour will start with a drive to Ferryland where we will have a picnic lunch in the shadow of the Ferryland lighthouse. This will be followed by a hike in the afternoon to photograph waterfalls and seabirds. This evening we will wrap up with a group slide show and ‘Screeching In’.
Day 8 – Drive to St Johns airport. Depart
Flights to and from St Johns are NOT included in the price and participants will need to book their own flights
$2750 per person + GST
To reserve your spot in the Newfoundland Excursion, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo Gallery from previous Newfoundland tours