Oahu & the North Shore, Hawaii
December 11-16, 2018
Single Rooms (unless a roommate is requested)
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The Destination Philosophy
Small groups. One island. More one-on-one.
The Leica Destinations are designed for passionate photographers and enthusiasts who want to travel with our team of professionals. We have chosen to stay on a single island to allow you to thoroughly learn its splendor, experience the wonder of its people, and truly have an opportunity to dive into your photographic creativity.
You won’t be pushed on and off a bus by a tour guide or hustled from place to place. Instead, we cultivate each day’s itinerary so you will be able to explore the locations we have scouted for you and find your own perfect photographic moments. You will travel in small groups to hidden gems in each location, along with an incredible support team of guides and instructors.
We will stay in luxurious accommodations in the North Shore area, thanks to the size of the island, excursions to any of its corners are easily accomplished.
Hawaii is home.
Those who travel with Momenta know that when we travel somewhere it’s always a personal and intimate experience. For this reason, we’ve partnered with Jeff Johnson who has a deep connection to Oahu and its North Shore. During this adventure, you will be our favored guest, welcomed into parts of the island that remain mostly unknown to the normal passerby. We’re dedicated to sharing an unmatched photographic experience with you.
The Leica Akademie USA is famous for exceptional travel experiences.
The production of a Leica camera is an exploration in excellence, and the Leica Destination trips reflect that feeling in each location we explore. You are taking a journey with us to our favorite places on earth, with some of the best instructors in photography, and we expect you will fall in love with them as we have.
If you would like to discuss this workshop more depth with our production team, our staff can be reached at email@example.com or +1 254 292 3344 (US) to speak to someone directly. We are happy to answer any of your questions about our collaboration on this exciting Leica Photography Workshop Series.
Meet Your Instructors
Our Travel Itinerary
Many view Honolulu as the jumping off point for the rest of this unique island chain, or perhaps a place to lock oneself into an all-inclusive resort. Not Jeff Johnson though, who knows the city’s neighborhoods and streets better than most and is an expert in finding the raw beauty in a city often overlooked by the average tourist. Honolulu will serve as our beginning and end-point, a place where we will find stunning images in the every day and photograph many unseen reaches of the city.
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Workshop Fees Include: hotel accommodations, in-country air and car travel, daily breakfast & dinner meals (excluding alcohol), one-on-one private editing sessions with our instructors throughout the workshop, personalized portfolio reviews (optional), handouts and learning materials, daily slideshows and lectures, software and equipment supportive staff, a final night celebration and slideshow.
Workshop Fees Do Not Include: international airfare, early arrival or late departure accommodations, visa fees (if applicable), travel and medivac insurance (required), medical or vaccination costs, meals not indicated on the itinerary such as lunches, items such as personal excursions, phone calls, laundry, alcoholic beverages, etc.
It’s Easy to Sign Up!
Each workshop requires a minimum deposit to reserve your place in the workshop. To register and hold your place on the workshop, you must put down a $2000 deposit. After you have registered for a workshop, final payments will be due within 120 days of the start of the workshop. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email from us via our secure registration company, RegOnline.com.
As we near the start of the workshop, you will receive informational documents from our staff including a reading and research list, your final workshop itinerary, and travel guides. Our itineraries and dates are subject to change at any time as we find even better opportunities for outstanding photography. We will alert registrants of any changes in writing. We work very hard to insure you are prepared in every way for this learning adventure. Our staff stands ready to answer any of your questions and to help facilitate the smoothest travel experience possible. Please reach out to us with any questions via our Contact page.
We require all attending photographers to bring their own cameras, laptop and support gear like external hard drives. Our staff and instructors can offer gear recommendations and help you understand the nuances of your equipment.
We ask all photographers bring at least a digital SLR or rangefinder camera with 1-2 lenses. We encourage you to bring a lightweight tripod. Should you choose to participate in a multimedia project, you must come with a working knowledge of the required software programs and your equipment.
Please see our Resources section for a list of suggested gear and traveling tips.
If you are interested in one of the most unique documentary photography workshop experiences on the planet, this is the trip for you! This course is designed for people who are good natured, flexible, have a working knowledge of photography.
We will work with each photographer to improve their photography on your level. We will find the right theme for your vision and help you learn how to make even more beautiful imagery in this exciting country. We will provide support every step of the way, and we only ask you to bring a positive attitude and a willingness to learn in return.
The educational journey will be amazing and eye opening but working overseas is not always easy. You will be photographing for long hours. Our team will give you daily photographic challenges and push you to new heights with your photography. We will encourage you to stretch and think creatively. It will be a wonderful experience and an adventure where we know you will learn more than you imagined possible in just two weeks!
You may encounter people or organizations challenging to photograph. You may have to photograph in dark rooms or outside at high noon. You may have stressful days and we want to help you be successful in this endeavor by helping to support you and give you insight on the best way to handle the situation as a professional. We are a team in your goals of making beautiful images!