Photography Holiday Itinerary

This Photography Holiday itinerary represents just a sample of the sort of places we go to and the subjects we often cover in Menorca.

Each holiday differs – there are so many wonderful places and subjects to photograph in Menorca. Philip Dunn will work alongside you at all these locations – ensuring you always have a highly experience photography tutor on hand.

Please note: non-participants are always made extremely welcome on these Photography Holidays. Non-participants do not accompany the photographers on the photography trips.

TYPICAL OUTLINE ITINERARY FOR PHOTOGRAPHY HOLIDAY IN MENORCA, SPAIN
 
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY EMPHASIS
 
Friday
Arrival day. Some arriving late. Dinner in hotel
photographing trotting races, MenorcaSaturday
Morning: Philip will talk to the photographers – and take a look at some of your pictures – our starting point.
1230 Welcome drinks at the pool side bar for everyone. Cava and Menorcan canapes
1430 Walk along cliffs to Alcaufar, small fishing village to get your shutter fingers working
1700 Trip to horse trotting races – fabulous opportunities for photographing action on the track and horses & people in the stables
2000 Dinner at hotel

 

Sunday
0730 Favaritx lighthouse followed by real Menorcan breakfast and more photography in fishing village – landscape, seascape, people
1230 Return to hotel.
Afternoon free
1700 Binibeca – village with unusual architecture. The challenge of photographing white-on-white and using shadows for effective image composition
2030 dinner at hotel

 

Monday
photographers in Mahon0930 Photographers to Mahon calling on the way to photograph Pedro (if possible), local character. On to Mahon for photography walk through town.
Afternoon free.
1930 Dinner at hotel
2030 Philip gives practical outdoor demonstration of using off-camera flash and mixing light colour temperatures

 

Tuesday
0930 Photographers’ trip to Ciutedella old town. Opportunities abound for street photography and architecture. Lunch in harbourside cafe
1600 Return to S’Algar
dinner at hotel

 

Wednesday
photography holiday - learning how to use lightMorning sort images on your computers. Philip will be available in the morning to look at some of your pictures and discuss them with you.
1330 Afternoon trip to La Mola – old fortifications at Mahon Harbour entrance: interiors, still life, landscape, architecture – an amazing array of subjects to photograph including interiors – tripods very useful here.
dinner at hotel

 

Thursday
Free day for personal shopping etc.
2030 Farewell drinks party for everyone – and the famous 'Light Monkey Awards'

 

Friday
Transfer from Hotel to airport for respective flights back to reality.