Iceland Workshop

1,250.00 +VAT

Embark on a photographic odyssey this spring. On April 23rd and 24th, join us for an unforgettable journey through the iconic landscapes of South Iceland.

As we traverse the southern route of the ring road, prepare to be awestruck by a parade of natural wonders. From the towering waterfalls to the vast black sand beaches, and the crystal-clear glacier lagoons, every location is a visual masterpiece waiting to be captured.

This workshop is perfect for photographers who crave discovery and want to enrich their portfolios with images of Iceland’s most classic scenes.

With a cozy group of like-minded explorers, immerse yourself in the raw beauty of South Iceland. Prepare for an adventure where the majestic scenery is as endless as the open road.

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Price

Workshop seats are €1250 + VAT. If you have attended a Roadie workshop in the past, or are currently enrolled in one, you are eligible for a €200 discount. Please email us to obtain your discount code.

When & Where

April 22nd – 24th, 2024

Join us as we gather in Reykjavik on the evening of April 22nd, ready to embark on a photographic adventure towards the charming village of Vik I Myrdal, our base for this journey.

From the dramatic seascapes to the enchanting waterfalls, South Iceland awaits to unveil its treasures. On the 23rd and 24th, we’ll chase the light from dawn till dusk, capturing the raw beauty of this storied landscape.

We’ll start our first day with the sun rising over the iconic features of the South Coast, immersing ourselves in the rugged terrain that defines this region. The second day offers a gentler start, allowing a well-deserved rest before we continue our exploration of the South’s captivating vistas.

Throughout our expedition, we’ll have the opportunity to photograph two couples against the backdrop of Iceland’s most picturesque locations—creating stunning imagery that intertwines love with the wild spirit of the land.

Prepare for an experience that’s more than just a workshop—it’s a quest for awe, a pursuit of the sublime, a true photographer’s pilgrimage.

Format & Size

This workshop is photography-intensive and physically demanding, involving hikes on safe, flat trails with some uphill climbs. We’ll photograph two couples during sessions at sunrise and sunset. Our goal is to cover as many locations as possible in a limited timeframe, so be prepared for a photography-focused experience.

Beyond photography, we’ll engage in midday group conversations between sessions. These discussions are spontaneous and informal brainstorming sessions. Don’t expect a 2-hour keynote or PowerPoint presentation in a formal setting – our approach is conversational, centered on your experiences rather than ours. However, based on past ‘Roadies’, we know that the heart of this workshop lies in photography and exploration.

Hosts

Cole Roberts

Cole is the co-founder of Way Up North, KollaNordica and has been a Fujifilm X-Photographer since 2016. He lives in Gävle, Sweden with his wife and three kids. He wishes he spent more time at his cabin chopping wood and lighting fires while listening to country music.

Anna Ascari

Anna Ascari is the co-founder of Hakuna Matata Weddings, a distinguished team of wedding photographers and videographers operating in Europe since 2016, managing nearly 90 weddings annually. Based in Modena, Italy, she captures moments in Tuscany, Como Lake, Dolomites, and Positano, serving couples from across the globe.

Anna received the WUN award for ‘Best European Wedding Photographer Under 25’ in 2021 and was crowned ‘Wedding Photographer of the Year‘ in 2022. Since 2020, she has been instrumental in planning and hosting Roadie workshops, enhancing the experiences of fellow photographers.

Included / Not-included

Accommodations

Accommodations are not included in the workshop fee. On April 22nd and 23rd, we will be staying in Vik I Myrdal. We’ll recommend preferred lodging options, and participants can book according to their preference. For the night of April 24th, our stay will shift to Reykjavik city. Again, we’ll provide recommendations for places to stay, allowing you to choose what suits you best.

Once the workshop is full, we will introduce all participants to each other. Based on these introductions, you may opt to share rooms to reduce costs, if desired.

Transportation and Meals

The workshop includes transportation from April 22nd to 24th. We’ll convene in Reykjavik city center on the afternoon of April 22nd and set off in two vehicles towards Vik I Myrdal. On April 24th, we’ll return to Reykjavik city center. Please note that guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements to and from Iceland. Food and beverages are not included in the workshop and will be at your own expense.

Want to Model?

We are looking for two couples to photograph during the workshop.

If you are a photographer interested in attending the workshop one day and participating the other day, contact us.