2019 Autumn Photography Workshops

2019 Autumn Photography Workshops

During Winter we can't wait fast enough for Spring to arrive, but while we are in Summer, we complain that it is too hot, while Autumn leaves us wanting to stretch out the last of the warm weather. Well, I have a few plans on how to make that summer last a little longer, and it lies in the Arabian Peninsula where we have a couple of photography workshops lined up. Read about all of our Autumn Workshops.

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An Ode to Notre-Dame de Paris

An Ode to Notre-Dame de Paris

It was with great sadness that we all watched Notre Dame. The near destruction of 100’s of years of world culture and a blow to the heart of Paris, a tragedy which struck at the literal and figurative heart of the city. It is hard to explain the importance of Notre Dame to the city. It is a beacon of the best of Paris. In a window of just a couple hours, that history nearly went up in smoke.

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8 Reasons to go to Central Japan Right Now

8 Reasons to go to Central Japan Right Now

Kansai is not just Central Japan, it is the heart of Japanese culture, tradition and history. Nowhere else in the country can you find such a magnificent and diverse array of sights that will tantalise your senses. From the cultural and former capital of Kyoto to the bustling metropolis of Japan's second largest city, Osaka, and the countryside and seascapes that surround them, Kansai is genuinely the Japan of your imagination.

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The Thousand Words: Andy Yee

The Thousand Words: Andy Yee

A picture tells a thousand words... and we are here to tell you a few more in our ongoing series A Thousand Words where we dig through the vault of talented photographers at Aperture Tours and get them to open up a little about some of their favourite images. This week we look at our Japan Workshop photographer Andy Yee and his image "The Arashiyama Bamboo Forest".

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Sea Swimming Without the Sand: the Best Sea Baths

Sea Swimming Without the Sand: the Best Sea Baths

I love the beach, and I love swimming, but on the other hand, I hate sand. I am not much of a fan of chlorine, so to keep alive saltwater swimming I seek refuge inside the many sea baths that dot the Australian coast. I relish the idea that I can climb on the rocks and swim laps in a saltwater pool, protected from the sharks, rip tides, and the sand.

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