Slowly but steady, the content for the Patagonia Photography Video series is coming along.
Watch the series playlist: Patagonia Photography Series
Last year I organized a Patagonia Photography workshop at the end of 2018 for landscape and wildlife photography.
This Patagonia Photography video series is the product of that journey across some of Patagonia’s beautiful national parks and landscapes.
During this workshop, I traveled through both sides of the Andes in search of photo opportunities. This trip took me to: El Calafate, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Perito Moreno Glacier, Parque Torres del Paine, Puerto Natales, and Punta Arenas.
Although Patagonia is famous for its strong winds and temperamental weather, I was very fortunate enough to experience amazing weather across the region.
Prior to the journey, I had been selecting my photography equipment for many months; debating with myself what to take and what to leave behind. I did quite a lot of hiking through many of the park’s trails (specially at the Torres del Paine park in Chile). It was crucial to pack light and to only haul the essentials for landscape and wildlife photography.
A 100-400 mm tele-photo starts to sound less and less appealing after a 4 hour uphill hike.
The Patagonia photography video series shares what I learned, as well as my experience, going forward through the region.
There were many difficulties along the way, but well worth the trip.
Among some of these, I can recall common problems that we all get while traveling. Terrible roads and few gas stations made it challenging to plan itineraries. Lack of connection and access restricted connection outside region. One cancelled flight grounded me for an entire day at El Calafate. Yet, some of the unusual problems had to do with my schedules, like chasing pumas at the wrong time of the day.
I hope you enjoy the series which is filled with photos from the trip.
I you ever consider a photo tour to the Patagonia region, consider the Patagonia photography workshop.