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A misty autumn morning by the Tweed
Peebles © © Hanisa Valentino

Mindful Photo Walks

From £32 per adult

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January — December

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Come along to experience the art of contemplative photography. On these walks you'll be introduced to the conscious art of seeing, a practice that will increase your appreciation of the world around you which is much richer than you've ever imagined

We will look at how to practice walking and photography with awareness, how to look at our surroundings with full presence to discover the hidden gems that otherwise remain unseen to our eyes. We will take time to explore our subjects with depth and total connection. We will look at a few of the Zen aesthetic principles to apply in our photographic work.

The application of Mindfulness allows us to truly experience and focus on the creative process while the camera helps us interacting with the present moment. 

Seeing the ordinary world it is for sure a source of infinite inspiration when we work with our camera. If art is life experience expressed through creative techniques, photography is one method that allows us to concentrate those experiences into images.

We don't always need a lot of craft or technique to produce fine photographs. When we experience our world clearly, and we shoot what we see, without the interference of the mind, the results will be artistic. The images we'll produce will show how rich and fresh the most ordinary things can be. We will learn that art can be in everyday life and everyday Life can be in Art.

Mindfulness is our ability to be aware of what is going on both inside us and around us. It is the continuous awareness of our bodies, emotions, and thoughts.

No particular experience is required.

All you need is to be curious and open to new experiences, have a camera, or phone with a camera app, and a desire to explore your infinite abilities as a conscious creative human being.

The minimum number of people required is three up to a maximum of six.

What’s included:

Three hours of group tuition

Small meditation to help us connecting within

 Breathing exercises 

Techniques to stimulate the energy flow in your bodies

The opportunity to be creative

Feel good factor

Relaxation 

Tranquillity

....and a deeper connection with our surroundings!

  Duration: 3 hours  

The itinerary is left open and will be decided the day before the event, depending on the weather forecast. But all walks will include paths that depart from Peebles with the exact meeting point sent to you by email or text.

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Next Dates Available

Sunday 2 September 2018           @ 4.30 pm

Sunday 16 September 2018         @ 8.30 am

Sunday 30 September 2018         @ 9.00 am

Sunday 7 October 2018               @ 9.00 am

If you would like to take part in any of these photo walks, please get in touch and alway make sure to book your place at the least 3 days prior to the event.

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IMPORTANT TO KNOW - Mindful photo walks can also be arranged for private groups, minimum three people are required, and can be organised to suit the time schedule available to each individual group.

The above pre-arranged dates are open to all, as long as you are above 18 yrs of age. These Photo Walks are not suitable for children under 14 years. Any participant between 14-18 years of age needs to be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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For any further enquires or to book a place in a Mindful Photo Walk please get in touch with me using the contact form on my website.

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Please make also sure you read the Terms & Conditions  page on my website before completing any bookings.

Contact details

Hanisa Valentino Photography Walks & Workshops
73/3 Kingsland Terrace, Rosetta Road
Peebles
Scottish Borders
Scotland
EH45 8HH
Starting
Peebles
Length
½
Day
Transport
Walking
Type
Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English Italian
Themes
Art Outdoor Activities Photography Walking

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  • £32 Per Adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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Hanisa Valentino Photography Walks & Workshops

Hanisa, a full-time Professional Fine-Art Photographer is offering a variety of practical and engaging photo-tutorials in the way of group photo walks and bespoke one to one outdoor workshops around Peebles and the scenic countryside that surrounds this bonnie town in the Scottish Borders. Photo Walks offer lots of creative opportunities to spend a few hours in nature, learning and practicing new photographic skills in an easy going and relaxed environment.

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Monday 10:00 17:00
Thursday 10:00 17:00
Friday 10:00 17:00
Saturday 10:00 17:00

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