❖ Friday 20 March – Sunday 22 March 2020
❖ 3 days / 2 nights
❖ 10% of the profits from this Retreat go to Donate for Dartmoor

This Landscape Photography Retreat is an adventure in the heart of Dartmoor.

Explore rolling valleys, quintessential tors, stone bridges and enchanted woodlands in this ancient and magical place.

Immerse yourself in nature and let the landscape inspire your passion for photography.

Dartmoor National Park, is the largest and wildest area of open country in the South of England.

One of the Britain’s finest landscapes, famed for its unspoilt natural beauty and stunning scenery.

Dartmoor gets its name from the River Dart, originating from ancient Celtic deruenta, meaning ‘the river where oaks grow’.

During this outdoor experience, Harry Fricker will expertly guide you to breathtaking locations.

Bespoke mentoring, with a uniquely constructive spirit, will empower you to transform your photography.

This Landscape Photography Retreat is limited to four participants, thus ensuring one to one learning.

Harry is committed to working alongside you, to attain your goals.

Once you arrive in Dartmoor, Diorama Days will take care of the rest.

Diorama Days is delighted to be a Corporate Donor to Dartmoor National Park10% of the profits from this Retreat will go to Donate for Dartmoor Helping Preserve Natural Beauty for Future Generations

❖ The Venue

※ Diorama Days has partnered with Ilsington Country House Hotel & Spa. Nestled in the heart of Dartmoor National Park, the 3-star Islington Country House Hotel offers all the warmth and charm of a quintessentila English country house.

※ Complimentary amenities include, Fast WiFi Internet, Parking & TV. In addition to an indoor pool, a hydrotherapy pool, a sauna, a steam room and a fitness suite.

※ From this picturesque hotel we will set out to explore and photograph the surrounding landscape. We’ll drive to stunning locations with panoramic views.

❖  Key Locations

  • May include Haytor, Hound Tor, Bellever Tor, Sheepstore, amongst others.

❖  The Booking Fee includes the following:

  • Learning Resources
  • Photography Tuition
  • Transport During the Retreat
  • Location Guidance
  • 2 Nights Accommodation & Breakfast
  • Light Refreshments During Outings
  • One Month Online Support

❖ Tangible Results

  • This Landscape Photography Retreat is designed to inspire your creativity and enhance your technical skills.
  • This exclusive event is geared towards generating practical outcomes
  • The intensive structure will enable you to produce consistent high quality results
  • The Retreat is a pattern break from your usual routine; a golden opportunity to reconnect with your passion for photography
  • The takeaway for my attendees is ultimately gaining insight and mastering their individual style of photography

❖  This exclusive group of up to four participants will benefit from the following:

  • Landscape Photography in pre-selected locations
  • Art & Fieldcraft of Landscape Photography
  • Hands-On Learning
  • Bespoke Mentoring
  • One-To-One Tutorials
  • Ongoing Photography Reviews

❖  Topics are adjusted to suit individual learning requirements, and may include:

  • Manual Camera Settings – Shutter Speeds, Apertures & ISO
  • Focusing Methods

  • Filters ND CP

  • Photoshop, Lightroom & Luminar

❖ Travelling to the Venue

  • Situated within the Dartmoor National Park Ilsington is 4 miles from the A38
  • Ilsington Hotel, Ilsington Village, Nr Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 9RR
  • Directions

❖  Start Time

  • Friday 20 March 11:30 am – Harry will greet you at the Hotel Reception

❖  Concludes

  • Sunday 22 March  2:00 pm

❖ Retreat Booking Fee

📷 1 Participant £620 – Single Occupancy Double Ensuite, including breakfast

📷 📷 2 Participants £1045 – Sharing a Double Ensuite, including breakfast – a saving of £195
✜  Ideally suited for two people actively taking part in the retreat. Discount Code ich

To secure your place on this Photography Retreat we require a 40% deposit

The remainder to be paid in full by the 28 February 2020

❖ Tutor

  • Harry Fricker MA (Image & Communication Goldsmiths)

  Skills Level

  • Suitable for participants at all levels of photography skills

❖  Recommended Equipment

  • Camera, Lens, Tripod , Laptop & Accessories

❖ Equipment Rental – Available from Diorama Days

Camera / Lenses

  • Canon 6D full frame DSLR body – £30/day – £300 deposit
  • Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 L USM, ø 77mm Prime Lens – £30/day – £300 deposit
  • Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon, ø 72mm, EF Prime – £30/day – £300 deposit
  • Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 Planar, ø 72mm, EF Prime – £30/day – £300 deposit
  • Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM, ø 72mm, Zoom – £10/day – £100 deposit


  • Manfrotto tripod 055XDB PRO Black – £10/day – £50 deposit
  • Manfrotto tripod 190X PRO Black – £10/day – £50 deposit
  • Manfrotto Monopod 681B Black – £10/day – £50 deposit
  • Weston Master IV light meter – £15/day – £100 deposit
  • Billingham Hadley Small Camera Bag Black – £10/day – £50 deposit
  • Hoya Circular PL Polarising Filter 72mm & 77mm – £10/day – £30 deposit
  • GOBE ND1000 Filter 77mm – £10/day – £30 deposit
  • Polaroid Intervalometer PLRTC18 3 pin connector Canon – £5/day – £10 deposit
  • Wacom Intuos Graphics Tablet Small + Stylus/USB cable – £5 /day – £20 deposit

❖  Clothing

  • We advise to dress for the weather
  • Layered clothing and a waterproof jacket
  • Comfortable walking shoes / boots are essential

❖  Fitness Level

  • Some light to moderate walking on open moorland, nothing strenuous

❖ The Booking Fee does not include

  • Travel to /depart the Hotel (Transportation during the Retreat is included)
  • Insurance – Travel / Equipment / Health – Participants are advised to arrange suitable cover
  • Personal Expenses; Mini Bar, Room Service, Laundry, Gratuities, etc
  • Meals & Beverages (apart from those indicated)

📌 All enquiries welcome


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Contact Us

Mobile: 07412 848 348
Skype:  Diorama Days UK

Business address:
Manor Office, 10 Turf Street
Bodmin PL31 2DH

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