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Digital Photography in Nature: Capturing the Best of Costa Rica

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Program #15114RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
The rugged orange bloom of the Heliconia looks even more exotic as you zoom in for a shot in the Caribbean lowland rainforest. Accompanied by a photography instructor and naturalist, learn to capture brilliant photographs in the dynamic Costa Rican environment. Lectures and field instruction help you to create digital images using professional techniques, while presentations and excursions introduce Costa Rica’s flora and fauna, as well as its human heritage.


Highlights

• Capture the beauty of the La Paz Waterfall Gardens near Poás Volcano.
• Interactive sessions include management of light, exposure and composition, as well as macro, landscape and wildlife photography techniques.
• Biological details from expert naturalists offer another angle on your images of the rainforest.

Program Notes

Participants should have their own digital camera (preferably with multiple lenses or adapters), tripods, chargers and digital media storage devices.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Walking up to 1.5 hours a day over uneven trails in hot and humid conditions. Elevations up to 11,000 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrivals San Jose, 1 night; coach to Sarapiqui, 3 nights; coach to San Gerardo de Dota, 3 nights; coach to San Jose, 1 night; departures.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
8 nights of accommodations
22 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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