Enchanted Cypress Swamps – Nov 5-9

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Duration

5 days

Difficulty Level

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Group Size

Unlimited

Location

The Cypress Swamps

About this tour

Embark on a remarkable journey with us as we delve into the mystic allure of the enchanted cypress swamps for an unparalleled photography expedition. Traversing the sprawling swamplands adorned with ancient bald cypress trees, draped with Spanish moss, we will navigate to the most visually striking locations in the bayou. On mornings shrouded in fog, prepare to uncover a dreamlike landscape, brimming with infinite photography prospects. We will bask in the sublime beauty of filtered light dancing through the tree branches and captivating reflections, as the lake transforms into a vast mirror.

We’ll traverse the concealed gems of both Louisiana and Texas on a comfortably equipped boat, specifically customized to accommodate photography.

Dates

5-9 November 2024

Difficulty Level
Very easy, no long hiking

Group Size
Maxium 8 people

Safety:
Photography in the swamp environment comes with its own set of risks. Factors like wind, rain, mud, wildlife, and the terrain can pose potential hazards while shooting on location. It is crucial that you follow the provided instructions to ensure your safety.

Please inform us in writing, at the time of booking, of any illness, injury, or pre-existing medical condition that could reasonably impact your participation in the workshop.

Itinerary:
Please note, our workshop itinerary is subject to change at the discretion of our Photo Guides. This flexibility is due to unpredictable factors including, but not limited to, weather, road conditions, transportation delays, and any other factors beyond our control. Our team will continuously monitor weather forecasts and road conditions, adjusting our daily plans to optimize shooting conditions.

The tour starts in Shreveport, LA and concludes in Lafayette, LA.

We cannot guarantee that we will be able to visit all the locations listed in the itinerary.

Cell/Mobile Reception:
Bear in mind that cell or mobile reception can be sporadic in parts of the bayou. You should be prepared for periods of being offline.

Our Guides are certified by the Red Cross in First-Aid, CPR/AED, and Wilderness survival. They will carry a satellite beacon to enable access to emergency services even when cell service is unavailable and use GMRS radios to communicate with each other during the tour.

Recommended Photography Equipment:
Upon confirmation of your booking, we will promptly provide a recommended list of photography gear. This gives you ample time to adequately prepare for your upcoming adventure.

Disclaimer:
Please note that this tour is heavily dependent on weather conditions. The exact timing for peak autumn color varies each year and can’t be guaranteed, although November is typically the most promising time for it. Nevertheless, the Cypress swamp always presents a beautiful landscape to photograph, regardless of conditions. The presence of fog also heavily relies on weather and temperature variations.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:
If you cancel your reservation more than 120 days before the workshop start date and we are unable to fill the seat, we will refund the total amount you’ve paid, with the exception of a $300 service charge. If you cancel within 120 days or less from the start date of the workshop and the seat remains vacant, the fee will not be refundable.

By registering for the workshop, you agree to comply with the terms and conditions herein, as well as all conditions set forth by USA Photo Workshops, LLC.

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    Highlights

    • Sharpen your landscape photography acumen under the guidance of our professional photographer guides.
    • Master the art of composition to convert your snapshots into captivating, innovative, and inspirational imagery.
    • With a 1:4 guide-to-participant ratio, we assure a truly personalized workshop experience in a small group setting.
    • Capture the vibrant autumn hues and mystical early foggy mornings of the bayou during this perfectly-timed workshop!

    Included/Excluded

    • 5-day workshop including 4 nights of accommodation in a hotel
    • Transportation throughout the workshop in a spacious vehicle, ensuring ample room for you and your photography equipment
    • Use of specially modified motorboats to reach our clandestine photography spots
    • Expert guidance from professional photo guides
    • Services of dedicated boat captains
    • Image review sessions to critique and enhance your photography skills
    • Exclusive access to discounts on equipment from our partner brands
    • Flight to Shreveport and from Lafayette
    • Meals and drinks
    • Personal items, including but not limited to, laundry services, clothing, etc.
    • Gratuities for photo guides, local guides, and/or drivers

    Durations

    Multi day

    Location

    The Cypress Swamps

    Tour's Location

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    Owner

    Iurie Belegurschi

    Member Since 2023

    Information Contact

    Email

    usaphotoworkshops@gmail.com

    Phone

    +1-615-305-2760

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