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Photography and hiking break

Karl Mackie workshop
Photography & hiking workshop
Hiking and photography
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13-16 May

Well-versed in what it takes to get a good shot, join lifestyle and landscape photographer Karl Mackie for a four-day, three-night photography workshop as you tour the fells.

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Set alongside the stunning Lake District backdrop, Karl Mackie joins forces with Karen Fielding, our experienced mountain guide, to explore the fells and hone your photography skills. Working from sunrise through to sunset, you'll learn how to capture breathtaking landscapes as part of storytelling photography, creating a narrative that runs through your work.

13–16 May

4 days | 3 nights | £480pp + accommodation (charged separately)

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The four-day, three-night break includes:

  • A series of photography workshops on location with Karl

  • Opportunities to discuss specific elements of your photography

  • Guided hikes in the Ullswater valley with Karen Fielding

  • Q&A sessions, evaluation and reflection

  • Group breakfast each morning

  • Group dinners

Photography techniques and skills

Rekindle your fire for photography; find fresh angles, learn new techniques and meet like-minded photography enthusiasts along the way. Get to grips with your style through a range of different subjects, landscapes and weather conditions. 

Let Karl teach you what makes a photograph compelling, how to give it emotional depth and purpose, as well as weaving in technical elements of composition, foreground and the importance of layering. Distil the essence of this special place into your images and leave with skills you’ll carry with you for a lifetime. 

Details

  • £480pp includes guided hikes and seven photography sessions

  • Accommodation from £885pp for three nights including breakfast, based on two people sharing a house standard room

  • Single occupancy from £618pp for three nights including breakfast

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Equipment

The photography workshops are designed for improving photographers rather than complete beginners. To make the most of the break you will need to bring the following equipment with you.

  • DSLR/ Mirrorless/ Film Camera body with lens(es)

  • Batteries and charger

  • Memory cards

  • Tripod

  • Mobile Phone

  • Laptop or tablet

  • Notebook and pen

  • Filters (not essential)

Discover the Lake District landscape

Set alongside the stunning Lake District backdrop, Karl Mackie, will be joining forces with Karen Field, our experienced mountain guide, to explore the fells and develop your photography skills. Working from sunrise through to sunset you'll learn how to capture breathtaking landscapes as part of storytelling photography, creating a narrative that runs throughout your work.

Photography techniques and skills

Rediscover your passion for photography, find angles you haven't seen before, learn new techniques and meet like-minded photography enthusiasts. Understand your style through a range of different subjects, landscapes, and weather conditions. Let Karl teach you what makes a photograph compelling and craft it around emotion and purpose as well as composition, foreground, and the importance of layering. Incorporate other sensory details into your work and be inspired by the Lake District.

Karl Mackie by Joni Sternbach

Meet Karl Mackie

Karl Mackie is a photographer and artist, best known for his landscape and outdoor photography. He has worked with various brands around the world creating visual content for campaigns and editorials, and brings many years of photography experience which he is passionate about sharing with others.