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Saentis Workshop with Christian Heeb: June 2-3

Viewfinder Center for Photography

Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 2:00 PM - Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 11:00 AM (CEST)

Saentis Workshop with Christian Heeb: June 2-3

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Join ViewFinder and established landscape photographer Christian Heeb for an overnight on the Säntis Mountain in Northeast Switzerland. Our weekend outing will be an immersion into Landscape Photography in a stunning alpine setting!

Meeting time: 14:00 Saturday, 2. June

Location: Alter Säntis Berghotel - Lobby/Restaurant

Note: (Gondola tickets will be on will-call at the Thalstation-Schwägalp, Gondolas depart every 30 minutes at :00 and :30).

Saturday 2. June

14:00 Group rendezvous at Alter Saentis Berghotel in the restaurant or restaurant terrace.

15:00 Presentation to the group (ca. 2 hrs.) of landscape and travel photography by Christian Heeb.

18:00 Dinner begins in the Alter Saentis restaurant. (ca. 1.25 hrs.)

19:00 Short briefing before heading out to find a shooting position for sunset.

19:15 Head out for our sunset shoot.

21:27 Sunset photography! 

10:00 Short break at the hotel, hot drinks, and a few tips about night photography

10:30 Optional night time shooting (for photographers who are still pumped up)

Sunday 3. June

4:30 Early Sunrise Shoot! (Rendezvous in the restaurant before heading out). 

7:15 Sunrise shoot wraps up.

7:30 Return to hotel restaurant for Breakfast.

9:00 Image review (course participant photos) ca. 1.5 hours.

11:00 Pack up and check out.

11:15 Head down to Schwägalp

11:30 Optional departure for Seealpsee afternoon hike & shoot (weather permitting). Please plan carpooling ahead of time. We will have to use private vehicles for this.


#1 This course will primarily be presented in English, but some degree of instruction can also be provided in German where needed. (Christian is a native German speaker).

#2 If you wish to have your two favorite landscape images critiqued by the course instructors, you must send those to us by email no later than one week before the course. Please downsize your images to a maximum resolution of 1300 x 700 pixels at 72 pixels per inch.

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When & Where

Alter Saentis Lodge - Switzerland

Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 2:00 PM - Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 11:00 AM (CEST)

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Viewfinder Center for Photography

As Switzerland’s first and foremost English-language photography learning center, Viewfinder leads the way in providing creative learning experiences that encourage people to develop their own passion for photography, take better pictures and simply have more fun with their photography.

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Thanks for registering! We look forward to seeing you on the mountain! -ViewFinder Team

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