Travel Photography Workshops

Photographers! Do you have a love of travel? Do you have a spirit of adventure? New for summer 2016 and 2017, I will be partnering with Jan Brezina, a fabulous Czech photographer, with Ilumio Workshops to offer combined landscape and portrait workshops for the amateur and advanced photographer!


Bali, Indonesia
Dates: March 14th – March 23rd 2017
Photographic Instructors: Jacquelynn Buck (US), Jan Brezina (Czech Republic)
Group: 10 students maximum (2 spots left)

$1400 PER PERSON (DOWN FROM $2160) plus airfare (averages $700 per person from LAX to Denpasar)

Join me for an amazing 10 day trip to photo paradise – Bali, Indonesia! The focus will be on landscape, street and portrait photography (with models).
One on One mentoring for each attendee, customized, but includes business review, image critique, pricing review, and marketing

– mentoring (one on one and while on location)
– portrait photography instruction with models
– travel and street photography, with guidance or on your own
– transportation to and from airport and within Bali
– breakfast (additional food averages $10-$20 per day)
– lodging

*Bali Visa will need to be paid in country
*Passport must not expire within 3 months of dates of travel

Realize your business and photographic dreams with this photo workshop!

Workshop Schedule Bali 2017

Day 1 (2017/03/11) : Travel to Bali

Flight takes typically 15 – 20 hours including transfers

Day 2 (2017/03/12) : Gathering at Denpasar

We will pick-up everybody at Denpasar international airport and transfer to hotel at Sanur Beach. There will be a welcome dinner where we will introduce the whole program and it will be a great opportunity to recognize other photographers and mentors.

Day 3 (2017/03/13) : Relax at the Beach

We will enjoy the hospitality of a local beach resort, relaxing and swimming after our long trip. The first photo workshop will be in the gardens during the evening.

Day 4 (2017/03/14) : Camera under control

This day will be a low key one. We will do a camera settings instruction in the morning and evening and relax rest of the day. There will be plenty of time for individual consultations.

Day 5 (2017/03/15) : Traditional Market

We will start the day at a traditional local market. Street markets are still a main source for all locals to purchase vegetables, fruits, flowers, meat, animals, simply everything they need! The market will be a great street photography experience. There will be time together and on your own.

The afternoon will be a great time to enjoy a fabulous local massage and discuss pictures from the market. We will also have time for individual consultations with participating photographers.

Day 6 (2017/03/16) : Portrait workshop at Sanur beach

Sand beaches and green gardens are our backdrop today! This will also be our first opportunity to work more intensely on portrait photography with a local model. We will take photos in low morning light, discuss photo techniques all day and continue shooting until the evening.

There will be place for swimming too 🙂

Day 7 (2017/03/17) : Ubud Town

We will transfer to Ubud, a smaller town in the center of Bali. We will visit local manufacturers – wood carving, textile and ceramics, a great location for capturing “people at work and daily life”.
We will also have an opportunity to take pictures in a monkey forest and visit a local art market. It will be mostly a street photo day.

Day 8 (2017/03/18): Coffee and rice fields and Ulun Danu Temple

Today we will continue deeper into the island where we will take landscape pictures of coffee and rice fields and visit the most famous lake temple – Ulun Danu. This will be a landscape day with greenest nature you’ve ever seen.

Day 9 (2017/03/19): Batur Volcano

We will start very early in the morning with a hike to the top of Batur volcano for sunrise. Imagine a blue lake, surrounded with other volcanoes and the ocean on the horizon.!
We will also visit a local thermal spa after we return from Batur and we will discuss photos from previous days.

Day 10 (2017/03/20): Tanah Lot Temple

We will spend the morning at Besakih temple, and then move across island to Tanah Lot – the most known sea temple of Bali. We will photograph sunset and night pictures here.

Day 11 (2017/03/21): Kuta beach portrait workshop

We will transfer to famous Kuta beach where there are surfers, a Hard Rock hotel and a nice sand beach. This is where the second portrait workshop will take place.

Day 12 (2017/03/22): Relax day in Bali style and portrait workshop

The last day on the island we will enjoy local hospitality, massages and the last opportunity to discuss photos and collect new skills. There will be an afternoon portrait workshop by the pool.

Day 13 (2017/03/23): Return home

Departure to airport and return home. Trip home can take one more day depending on final destination.




All details coming soon! Check back here or email me at for more info!


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