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Iceland Summer Adventure 2019

Come join us for an adventure in Iceland during the summer solstice. Unlike other tours in Iceland that confine you to specific locations based on your accommodation, this 8 day educational photography workshop/tour is focused on making sure you have the best opportunities to capture epic light each night. We have no set itinerary as we will base each days shooting location based on the latest weather reports, road conditions and our team’s experience photographing in Iceland (this will our 28th trip to Iceland). Each night we will set up camp in an incredibly beautiful and serene location, allowing us to rest before heading out to repeat the process all over again.

Trip Dates

June 28th – July 4th, 2019

Tuition Costs

$3600

Group Size

10-12

Difficulty Level

Easy/Moderate

Photography clients Jokulsarlon Iceland Photo Workshop
Reflections of Icebergs from Jokulsarlon Iceland Photo Workshop

Iceland is located in one of the northern most locations on this planet. In June/July, you will witness what is called as the “Midnight Sun”. This is where sunrise and sunset converge and you have hours of amazing light to shoot every night. However in order to capture this amazing light, you have to be awake, so we will be reversing our sleep cycles, shooting at night and sleeping during the day in order to maximize our time in Iceland.

In order to avoid the restrictions placed on a trip because the location of our hotel each night, we will be camping instead, occasionally near some of the most gorgeous and impressive locations you have ever seen. This trip is certainly tailored slightly for the more adventurous, but instead of leaving Iceland unhappy with your images because of poor weather, we will have the freedom to chase the light and weather, allowing me to put you in front of the right locations with the right kind of epic light you are looking for.

What is Included?

 

  • All Ground Transportation

    From the moment you land to the moment the trip ends, you will be covered.

  • All Necessary Permits

    Any necessary permits to enter certain locations or areas will be secured well in advance.

  • All Camping Fees

    While you can camp anywhere in Iceland, designated camp sites often come with a fee.

  • All Photo Instruction

    All group and individual photo instruction and education is covered with your tuition.

What is Not Included?

 

  • Flights

    Your flights to and from Iceland are not covered with your tuition for this workshop.

  • Hotel Accomodations

    Because we are camping our entire time in Iceland, no hotels will be covered with this trip.

  • Tent/Sleeping Bag Rental

    We can help you rent the proper gear from a local Icelandic outfitter, but the cost will be on you.

  • Meals/Snacks

    Meals will often be on the go as we chase light throughout Iceland. You will be responsible for your own food.

With two photo instructors present for the duration of the workshop, you will have plenty of opportunity for one on one instruction to further the skills that you feel you need to work on. If the workshop is full and you wanted to be added to the waiting list, click HERE.

Workshop Tuition:

* please read the workshop F.A.Q. section of this website to learn more about cancellation policies or if you have any other questions.

The Beauty of Iceland

Areas to Explore

  • Gullfoss
  • Seljalandsfoss
  • Bruarfoss
  • Godafoss
  • Jokulsarlon
  • Landmannalugar
  • Vik
  • Kirkjufellsfoss
  • Aldeyjarfoss
  • Vesterhorn
  • Blue Lagoon
  • Skogarfoss

What Will You Experience?

Meet Your Instructors & Guides

Peyton Hale

Peyton is a freelance landscape photographer and wanderlust who has bounced around the United States from the Pacific Northwest to North Carolina. Growing up in the Appalachian Mountains, he developed an early appreciation for nature and exploration led him to discover photography. Focused on primarily landscape photography, he travels across deserts and mountains photographing amazing landscapes, drinking coffee, and rocking out to Pearl Jam. Peyton has worked with Colby on international photo tours, marketing campaigns, and taught workshops in a variety of capacities over the past 6 years.

Colby Brown Bio Photo

Pedro Kin

Pedro is a Portuguese landscape photographer based in Slovakia but you’ll often find him in the most scenic mountains, forests, and fjords of Europe. Favoring the cold landscapes and the unspoiled nature of northern Europe, the higher latitudes do not stop him from going after the perfect shot. When not traveling the world with his camera, you can find him back home teaching workshops, testing new gear and experimenting with photography. You can find some of Pedro’s work Here.

Testimonials

A Truly Tailored Experience

I’m a full time working photographer who is always looking to further my skills. After chatting with Colby I decided that his Iceland photography workshop would be a great fit for me and I was right. Colby pays special attention to individual needs and will keep handing out the knowledge for as long as you keep asking for it. I would recommend a Colby Brown workshop for anyone from a pure beginner photographer to a… Read more “A Truly Tailored Experience”

Lauren B

Amazing adventure

Out of a handful of Iceland Photography Tours I’ve researched, Colby’s quick responses to my queries put me at ease with what was expected. The trip itself was an absolute blast – I’ve never traveled with a nicer group of people, and Colby, with his sidekick, Peyton, made sure everyone was well taken care of. The weather in Iceland is unpredictable, and can change in a matter of hours. Colby and Peyton used their extensive… Read more “Amazing adventure”

Andrew Soh

I Got To Visit Another World

Colby’s Iceland workshop took me and my son, Parker, so far beyond any vacation experience. It was a chance to see parts of this planet most never get to see, in the kind of light that leaves you without words to describe. Fortunately, words aren’t required to bring home a piece of it. We were all able to capture images of some of the most spectacular sights you can imagine. With Colby’s expert knowledge of… Read more “I Got To Visit Another World”

Scott S.

trip was absolutely amazing

In June 2013 I had the privilege of attending a workshop in Iceland with Colby. The trip was absolutely amazing, to say the least. Iceland is full of stunning and diverse landscapes and is easily one of the most beautiful places that I have ever visited. I had never been on a workshop before and did not know what to expect, but it was clear to me immediately (from the very first contact e-mail) that… Read more “trip was absolutely amazing”

Carla M

The Epitome of Adventure

Chasing the light! Staying up all night to see the sunset and sunrise pretty much at the same time was one of the most amazing things of my life. I got a taste for adventure traveling around Iceland with Colby and can’t get enough now. If you are going to go anywhere in the world, you must go to Iceland. It is a land like no other that will capture your heart as you capture… Read more “The Epitome of Adventure”

Megan J.

Love the workshops

I’ve been on two trips with Colby. Iceland in the summer and Norway in the winter. Both were very different experiences, but I could see my skill growing with each trip. Colby knows great spots to hit for amazing light and can answer any question you throw at him. I love the groups because I learn from the questions they have and the different views everyone has. The trips are fun and beneficial. I will… Read more “Love the workshops”

Megan J.

Cancelation & Refund Policy

No one wants to miss out on a trip of a life time...but things do happen. In those situations, the following applies...

All cancellations are subject to a minimum of a $150 service charge. In addition, if you cancel and your spot is otherwise filled, you will be refunded the full amount you have paid (minus the $150 service charge). However if you cancel and your spot is not filled, the following fee schedule applies:

  • 90 days or more: full refund minus $150 fee
  • 60 days or more: 50% refund
  • Less than 60 days: no refund