❖ Friday 24 January – Sunday 26 January 2020
❖ 3 days / 2 nights

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

An ancient and magical landscape of rolling valleys, quintessential tors, stone bridges and enchanted woodlands.

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.

Whilst exploring off the beaten track, you will be able to witness vanishing traditions of rural life.

Diorama Days’ Photography Retreats are designed to nurture your creative self.

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 takes care of the rest.

❖ 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; a golden opportunity to take your photography to the next level
  • The takeaway for my attendees is ultimately gaining insight and mastering their individual style of photography

❖ Itineray at a Glance

※ Diorama Days has partnered with The Two Bridges Hotel – your oasis of comfort and fine Devon hospitality in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. A splendid three start hotel, offering first class hospitality and luxurious rooms.  Hotel amenities include, complimentary Breakfast, Fast WiFi Internet, Parking, Flatscreen TV, plus its award winning Restaurant. We sojourn here for the duration of the Retreat.

※ Enjoy a complimentary Welcome Dinner on the first evening.

※ From this picturesque hotel we will set out to explore and photograph the surrounding landscape. We’ll drive to stunning locations with panoramic views. The Retreat includes complimentary transport by SUV.

※ Enjoy a complimentary tour of Widecombe-in-the-Moor Market. This charming picture-perfect village in the heart of Dartmoor, dates from the Early Middle Ages.

※ On the last evening, we shall round off the Retreat with a complimentary Farewell Dinner.

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

  • Landscape Photography to include Sunrise, Day, Dusk & Night
  • 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:

  • Effective use of Manual Camera Settings
  • Understanding Exposure; ISO, Aperture & Shutter Speed
  • Focusing, know-how
  • Filters, best practice
  • Framing & Composition
  • Post Production; Photoshop, Lightroom & Luminar
  • iPhone Photography
  • Photography for Social Media
  • Project Research & Development
  • Photo Narratives

❖  The Booking Fee includes the following:

  • Introductory Webinar
  • Learning Resources
  • Photography Tuition
  • Transfers from/to Plymouth
  • Transport During the Retreat
  • Location Guidance
  • Welcome Dinner
  • 2 Nights Accommodation & Breakfast
  • Complimentary Devon Cream Tea
  • Light Refreshments During Outings
  • Farewell Dinner
  • One Month Online Support

❖ Travelling to the Retreat

❖  Dates
  • Friday 24 January – Sunday 26 January 2020

❖  Duration

  • 3 days / 2 nights

❖  Key Locations

  • Various across the National Park

❖  Start Time

  • 11:30 am Harry will greet you at the Hotel Reception
  • 10:00 am Plymouth Railway Station Transfer (Optional)

❖  Finish time

  • 2:00 pm The Retreat concludes Sunday 26 January

❖ Retreat Booking Fee

📷 1 Participant £680 – Single Occupancy Double Ensuite, including breakfast

📷 📷 2 Participants £1210 – Sharing a Double Ensuite, including breakfast – a saving of £150
✜  Ideally suited for two people actively taking part in the retreat. Discount Code tbh

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

The remainder to be paid in full by the 20 December 2019

❖ Tutor

  • Harry Fricker MA (Image & Communication Goldsmiths)

❖  Recommended Equipment

  • Camera, Lens, Tripod , Laptop & Accessories

❖ Equipment Rental – Available from Diorama Days

Camera / Lenses

  • Canon 6D full frame DSLR body + cap, strap, battery & charger – £30/day – £300 deposit
  • Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 L USM, ø 77mm prime lens + caps/hood – £30/day – £300 deposit
  • Zeiss ZE 35mm f/1.4, ø 72mm, EF prime lens + caps/hood – £30/day – £300 deposit
  • Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM, ø 72mm, zoom + caps/hood – £10/day – £100 deposit


  • Manfrotto Tripod 190X PRO Black + strap – £10/day – £50 deposit
  • Manfrotto Monopod 681B Black + strap £10/day – £50 deposit
  • Billingham Hadley Small Camera Bag Black – £10/day – £50 deposit
  • Weston Master IV light meter + invercone & cases – £15/day – £100 deposit
  • Hoya Circular PL Polarising Filter 72mm & 77mm + case – £10/day – £30 deposit
  • GOBE ND1000 Filter 77mm + case – £10/day – £30 deposit
  • Polaroid PLRTC18 Intervalometer 3 pin connector Canon DSLR – £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 reach/depart Two Bridges Hotel (Transportation during the Retreat is included)
  • Insurance – Travel / Equipment / Health – Participants are advised to arrange suitable cover
  • Personal Expenses; Mini Bar, Room Service, Phone Calls, Laundry, Gratuities, etc
  • Meals & Beverages (apart from those indicated)

📌 All enquiries welcome


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