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July 21-31, 2019
Only 10 Spaces Available
Single Rooms (unless a roommate is requested)
$7295 per person
Registering with another person? Get -$250 each!
The Destination Philosophy
Small groups. Breathtaking scenery. 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 carefully chosen our itinerary to highlight the country’s people, culture and beauty so you can fully 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 comfortable locales during each leg of our journey. Each location will make you feel like you’re a part of a magnificent community.
Romania as the locals see it.
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 a very special group of photography-specific tour guides for an adventure that will open your eyes to the glories of rural and modern Romania. Small bed and breakfasts will welcome you like family as you explore tiny villages with friendly residents. Combined with Dotan Saguy’s expertise in photographic exploration, this is one workshop you won’t want to miss. 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 and we know you will fall in love with them like we have.
If you would like to discuss this workshop more depth with our production team, our staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org 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
The “Paris of the East,” as it has often been called, holds some of the finest architecture in Europe. The stunning Old Town will amaze you with astonishing locations such as the Caru’ cu Bere, its most famous beer hall, or the massive Caruresti Carusel, which will have any book lover in ecstasy. You will also find the city filled with imposing communist-era structures, creating a fascinating juxtaposition of old and new.
The quiet village of Biertan is a joy to explore. Charming streets and vineyards surround the town and, atop a hill, is another of the country’s famous fortified churches. Locals often make note of the church’s status as a “marital counseling” building. A couple seeking divorce would be locked into the Prison Tower for two weeks. They would be allowed one bed and one set of cutlery. After the allotted time, they could make their decision. It is said, in 400 years, only one couple ever chose to divorce.
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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.
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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!