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Galapagos Islands Photo Tour on board the Eclipse

Dates: August 17-24, 2013

Photography enthusiasts are invited to join award-winning photographer Jonathan Green on a Galapagos Islands Photo Expedition aboard the M/V Eclipse.

The Photographer

jonathan greenBorn and raised in England, Jonathan travelled extensively through Europe after obtaining his B.S. in Geography & Geology. His travels then led him to the Galapagos Islands in 1988 where he trained as a naturalist with the Galapagos National Park and the Charles Darwin Research Station. His passion for photography always accompanied him, even underwater after he became a Galapagos Marine Reserve Dive Master. Since then, Jonathan has been published in Time Magazine and BBC Wildlife amongst others. He has also exhibited at the Natural History Museum and the Olympia Exhibition Center of London as well as other venues around the world.

The Workshop

blue footed boobyIn addition to the scheduled island visits, guests have the added bonus of workshops that will help to improve your photos. Jonathan’s methodology is not only fun and very practical, but it is geared to any level of photographer, even if you are a beginner with a point - and - shoot camera!

Some of the topics that Jonathan will cover are: histograms, JPEG, TIFF, RAW, the Rule of Thirds, symmetry, centre, offsetting, camera programs, focal distances, portraits,landscapes, subjects in motion, filters, creative photography including the revolutionary HDR method.  You will learn amazing practical tips for Nature Photography such as: use of equipment, angles & composition, mood & location, close–ups & far away, exposure & lighting focus techniques, colors, subject behavior, weather & time of day, and much more.  lizardJonathan’s workshops take place in a hands-on environment during excursions along with additional, detailed follow-ups and interactive presentations on board. Additionally, since you will be in the world’s 2nd largest marine reserve, Jonathan will also provide a special workshop for underwater point and-shoot photography.

The uniqueness of the destination, the expertise and openness of our award - winning guest photographer plus the cozy comforts of life on board the M/V Eclipse will truly give you a photo expedition experience like no other.

The Boat

eclipseThe 48-passenger ship M/V Eclipse is one of our favourite Galapagos Island cruises. She offers comfort on a mid-size vessel as well as all of the advantages of a small, exclusive yacht. Enjoy spacious cabins, delicious meals, personalized attention, small excursion groups (no more than 12 guests per guide), and ample exterior areas including a large Sun Deck complete with soothing Hot Tub and wide, wonderful views.

Would you like to join a future photo tour in the Galapagos Islands or elsewhere in South America? Email our own photography enthusiast, Donna McSherry.


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2013 Rates

rate in Canadian Dollars rate in Canadian Dollars rate in US Dollars rate in US Dollars
Category Low Season High Season Low Season High Season
Boat Deck - Deluxe sold out sold out sold out sold out
Boat Deck - Superior 6,042 6,307 5,700 5,950
Main Deck - Stateroom sold out sold out sold out sold out
Fuel Surcharge 276 276 260 260


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* Prices are subject to change until time of booking.

What’s Included in Your Tour:

All shore excursions with Galapagos National Park certified English speaking guides • workshops (shared with other guests) given by Jonathan R. Green • all meals while on board • all soft drinks and juices on board • complimentary use of snorkel gear and wetsuits • all marine and land transfers in the Galapagos (shared with other guests ).

What’s Not Included in Your Tour:

International airfare to/from Quito or Guayaquil • Domestic airfare between mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands • Galapagos National Park Entrance fee ($100 USD per person) • Tourist Transit Card ($10 USD per passenger) • Fuel surcharge ($260 USD per person) • guide and crew gratuities • Ecuadorian mainland service arrangements • alcoholic beverages • personal expenses.

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* Rates are per person, in US$ and CA$ * The Canadian dollar rates shown above have been calculated at an exchange rate of 1.06 and are subject to change until time of payment.

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