Explore Bugøynes and Varangerfjord with your camera! The picturesque charming village by the Arctic Ocean offers a wonderful setting for photography as well as a small break from everyday life. October is a peaceful but dramatic time to capture the arctic sceneries, wind, rain, and the fragile nature. Also the evenings are full of possibilities to photograph the Northern Lights. We will visit scenic spots around the village and Varangerfjord by foot and car. Optionally, if the weather permits it, we will also have the chance to participate in a King Crab safari. Be inspired by the nature and the unique geology of Northern Norway and participate in our first ever photography course – held by Wenche Myhre, an experienced photographer who has been photographing the area for years.
Who is the weekend for?
The weekend is suitable for both beginners and more advanced photographers who share the love for photographing. We’ll be spending as much time as possible outdoors to experience the changes in weather and light over the course of the day. You’ll be given guidance and feedback on the images you create by our photography guide Wenche Myhre. But the main aim is to have a rewarding and fun weekend with like-minded people where we learn also from each other. At the end of the weekend we can gather togeher for a picture viewing evening at Bistroen with good food.
Transport during the tour
We’ll be driven around in a minibus with up to 7 passengers per vehicle and enough space for all your equipment. We will also do short hikes, so be prepared with good weather-proof shoes. Arrival and departure transfers are arranged from Kirkenes town, Kirkenes airport and Brannsletta bus stop.
We will be staying in rooms of Hedvig House in Bugøynes village. You can choose to share a twin room or have your own. The house has shared kitchen and bathrooms.
Food and Sauna
The package includes breakfasts. As we’ll be outside taking photographs every day, we’ll take self-made packed lunches along. Arrival lunch and dinners are optional in Restaurant Bistroen. Sauna and swimming in offered at our Barents Sauna Camp on one of the evenings.