❖ Friday 31 January – Sunday 2 February 2020
❖ 3 days / 2 nights

Bodmin Moor is one of the last unspoilt areas in the South West of England.

Explore its legendary heritage and distinctive other-worldly beauty.

Dramatic granite tors tower over the gently rolling moors. Ancient woodlands, standing stones and medieval buildings add to the feeling of a timeless landscape.

This profoundly evocative landscape continues to be a source of inspiraton for Artist, Writers and Poets.

We will be staying at the Jamaica Inn. The renowned 18th century Coaching Inn on Bodmin Moor, where Daphne du Maurier wrote the eponymous Cornish Smugglers novel.

Bodmin Moor is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the same status as National Parks.

Parts of this rugged landscape remain untouched by the passing of the centuries.

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

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 creativity.

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

Harry is committed to working with you, to achieve your goals.

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

Within this select group of like-minded people, there will be opportunity to discuss and share ideas.

Once you reach Bodmin Moor, Diorama Days will take 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 Jamaica Inn, an award winning 4 star hotel, offering first class hospitality and luxurious rooms.  Hotel amenities include, Double Room Ensuite, 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 Legendary Inn 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 traditional Cornish Cream Tea.

※ 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
  • Photography Tuition
  • Location Guidance
  • Learning Resources
  • Transport During the Retreat in an SU
  • Welcome Dinner
  • 2 Nights Accommodation & Breakfast
  • Complimentary Ticket to the Smugglers Museum
  • Complimentary Cornish Cream Tea
  • Light Refreshments During Outings
  • Farewell Dinner
  • One Month Online Support

❖ Travelling to the Retreat

❖  Dates
  • Friday 31 January – Sunday 2 February 2020

❖  Duration

  • 3 days / 2 nights

❖  Key Locations

  • Various across Bodmin Moor

❖  Start Times

  • 11:30 am – Friday 31 January 2020 – Jamaica Inn Reception

❖  Finish time

  • 2:00 pm – Sunday 2 February 2020 – The Retreat concludes

❖ 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 tji

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

The remainder to be paid in full by the 27 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 / from The Jamaica Inn (Transport 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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Mobile: 07412 848 348
Skype:  Diorama Days UK

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

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