02
Jan
10

Andalusia On Focus

1st International Horsephotographers Seminar in Montenmedio Golf and Country Club

“Andalusia On Focus”

The seminar will be held in the Region of Vejer de la Frontera – Cadiz, Spain which is known for its natural Splendor and the the typical Spanish “white Village look”. The Seminar will take place in the Dehesa Montenmedio Golf and Country Club which was voted as one of Spain’s most beautiful Golf  Course  and it is Internationally famous  for its Horseshows.

Location:Montenmedio Country Club (ph Michael Steiger)

The Seminar  will be limited to a Maximum of 12 Professional Horse Photographers or Advanced Amateurs. Minimum will be 9 for the seminar to be held.

Needed equipment : a DLSR with a 70-200 telezoom,  a Laptop and 16gb of Memory card.  If you own other lenses and more memory all the better.

IMPORTANT: Deadline for booking a place will be the 15th of February 2010

Booking Fee will be 30 % of the Seminar Fee

The Seminar Fee will include pick up at the Airport, 5 nights in a  double Bedroom , with a sharing Toilet/ Bath and Living room Bungalow. Also included in the Fee are Breakfast (Spanish Style), a 3 course Lunch with Wine or Soda , and on Request it will be available a Vegetarian menu.The Fee will also comprehends a typical Spanish Paella Dinner, free WIFI at the Restaurant, and a trip to Gibraltar for Duty free Shopping.

Total cost for the Seminar is 850 euros.

There is a page with an album of photos of the bungalows, restaurant and facilities in Facebook at

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vejer-De-La-Frontera-Spain/1st-International-Seminar-on-Horsephotography/256995046048

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SCHEDULE

April 20th

Arrival at Jerez de La Frontera’s Airport. There are several flights from Madrid, the list is available from the Organisers.

Pick up will be arranged and then Welcome Dinner – with the Traditional Paella.

Day one  April 21ST

9:30-13:00

In the morning  meeting in Montenmedio and classroom

LUNCHBREAK

14:30 till finished

Afternoon shooting: conformation, driving and “concept” .

Location:  Montenmedio

Day two April 22nd

In the early morning after breakfast  visit to  PRE Breeding Farm

LUNCHBREAK

Afternoon shooting on the same or on a different nearby breeding farm

Day 3 April 23th

Early morning shooting  with a few horses and riders  in Vejer  or on the  Beach

LUNCHBREAK

That day there will be the April Spring Feria , a very traditional event, with riders and all sorts of colored and joyful occasions for good shots

Day 4 April 24th

Duty free Shopping in Gibaltar.

About Gibraltar: First time visitors will be pleasantly surprised by the diverse range of attractions on offer in Gibraltar. Steeped in a history that has evolved from its strategic location at the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula, where Europe meets Africa, visitors are assured of breathtaking scenery, wildlife and architecture, that captures the unique flavour of this Mediterranean City and its inhabitants. As a VAT free jurisdiction, Gibraltar’s popularity with visitors is enhanced by its value added shopping experience in famed Main Street.

In the evening  Goodbye Dinner with a  BBQ and some great Andalusian red wine and Flamenco Music

April 25th

Return to Airport after hopefully a beautiful Seminar

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