Saturday 10 August 2013

Peregrine offers Arctic voyage with photographer, Steve Davey



Peregrine Adventures has announced that world-renowned travel photographer, Steve Davey will escort a photography group on the departure of its Spitsbergen Explorer voyage to the Arctic commencing on 9 June day before embarkation and enjoy an exclusive welcome dinner and drinks reception hosted by Davey plus one night’s hotel accommodation, in addition to the11-day voyage aboard the Sea Spirit. Prices for the special photography charter start from AU$6,964pp for a triple cabin, AU$9,178pp for a main deck twin cabin, AU$10,108pp for a superior suite and AU$10,108pp for a deluxe suite, including all meals on board and refreshments.

Davey will offer tailored tuition to help travellers perfect their photography skills while they explore the western edge of Svalbard and venture to outlying northern areas to see the hunting grounds of polar bears, watch walrus in their natural habitat, witness puffins and colonies of rare seabirds numbering into the thousands, and scan the Arctic Sea for whales.


Passengers who join the exclusive photography group led by Davey will receive expert tuition throughout the expedition, with a series of illustrated talks, group practical sessions, photographic tasks and personal review sessions, as well as advice on taking photos in the Arctic’s unique conditions. Private group Zodiac convoys will enable travellers to benefit from Davey’s considerable photographic experience in the Arctic.

“The Arctic’s epic landscapes and abundance of wildlife make it a photographer’s paradise, and the beauty of the fjords and icebergs will take your breath away,” said Erica Hazen from Peregrine Adventures. “With Steve on hand to share his expertise and offer masses of encouragement, this is a unique opportunity to capture some spectacular images of an incredible destination and come home with improved travel photography skills.”

Passengers who join the photography group will start their trip in Longyearbyen on 9 June 2014,

Based in London, Davey is author of the international best-seller Unforgettable Places to See Before You Die and has led a number of travel photography tours to some of the world’s most fascinating destinations. His most recent book, Footprint Travel Photography is a leading title on travel photography and covers all aspects of travelling with a camera.

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