We hope you enjoyed your time on the Japan Winter Workshop as much as we did. This was our first experience hosting something like this ourselves, and we would truly appreciate your feedback so that we can continue to develop and perfect these tours for future issues. 

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Have you attended a similar workshop before?
Did you extend your trip either side of this workshop to spend extra time in Japan?
PRE-DEPARTURE
PRE-DEPARTURE
During the period prior to your departure for Japan, do you agree with the following statements?
The payment process was straightforward.
I received adequate information about what to expect in regards to locations and the kinds of photos we would take.
I received adequate information about what to bring with me, the shooting, travel and sleeping condition.
Do you have any comments or suggestions about Pre-Departure
ACCOMMODATION, TRANSPORTATION and FOOD
ACCOMMODATION, TRANSPORTATION and FOOD
Regarding the accommodation and transportation in Japan, do you agree with the following statements?
In general, the quality of hotels was satisfactory.
I enjoyed my time at the Ryokan (traditional Japanese hotel).
In Tokyo, I was comfortable using public transport.
The comfort of the rental cars was satisfactory.
I was comfortable with the driving skills of the drivers.
I think we spent the appropriate amount of time in the cars.
I was satisfied with the internal flights.
I was satisfied with the quality, quantity and variety of food.
Do you have any additional comments or suggestions about the Accommodation and transportation?
TUITION & SHOOTING LOCATIONS
TUITION & SHOOTING LOCATIONS
Regarding the tuition from the instructors and the shooting locations and durations, do you agree with the following statements?
I was satisfied with the competence of the instructors.
I was satisfied with the behaviours of the instructors.
I was satisfied with the level of personal attention to my photographic development.
I was satisfied with the editing workshops.
I was satisfied with the quality of the shooting locations.
I was satisfied with the variety of the shooting opportunities.
I was satisfied with the amount of shooting hours we undertook.
I would have liked more free time/editing time during the trip.
11 days was a comfortable duration of the trip.
Which shooting locations did you most enjoy?
Please select (3) three responses
Were there any spots you thought we could have skipped?
Were there any spots you would have liked to stay longer?
Do you have any additional comments or suggestions about the tuition and shooting locations or durations?
THE FUTURE
THE FUTURE
As we look to the future, how much do you agree with these statements?
I enjoyed the Japan Winter Workshop.
The workshop was good value for money.
I would consider attending future workshops with Aperture Tours.
The number of guests on the tour was:
Would you like to be added to the Aperture Tours newsletter to receive information about future workshops, photo essays and practical articles?
Some places we are thinking about include: — Japan Autumn Workshop, from Tokyo to Kyoto — Sardinia — North-West France, inc. Normandy, Mt. Saint Michel, Loire Valley — Australia Outback — Oman — or list any destination you are interested in.
Do you have any additional comments or suggestions about the workshop in general? Is there anything you think we could have done better? Did you feel uncomfortable or unsatisfied at any point during the workshop?
We would love to hear what you enjoyed about the tour and share it with prospective clients in the future for our next exciting adventure. Could you please write one or two paragraphs about your experience with Aperture Tours and the Japan Winter Workshop, what you loved, what made it special and what your favourite expreience was. Please refrain from mentioning instructors by name as the line up may change for future workshops depending on location.