Ready for some excitement?! I’m announcing that I’m going to run not 1, but 2 photography workshops to the Lofoten Islands in Norway!

I had been going back and forth on which Norway photography workshop I should run – winter or summer.  Because, you see, in the summer there’s the midnight sun. And while the sun doesn’t fully set in June, there tends to be just incredible light for hours on end.  The winter, on the other hand there’s the benefit of no light, which often leads to big northern lights displays.  And, the scenes can be simply magical if there’s fresh snow.

So, in the end, it made sense to simply run two trips!

These two trips are identical in their general itinerary, but due to the changes in seasons, they are extremely different.

Lofoten Islands

The Itinerary

Both of these trips are of the VIP variety which means that they are small groups (max 5 participants).  With these VIP trips we don’t really have set-in-stone schedules.  We kind of just go and shoot where we want. We explore a lot. And, we aim to discover new compositions and locations.  Sure, we shoot the iconic places like Reine, but we’ll also find new spots.

Winter Itinerary (March 16, 2019 – March 24, 2019)
Summer Itinerary (June 21, 2019 – June 29, 2019)

  • Day 1 – Arrive in Tromsø
  • Day 2 – Drive towards The Lofoten Islands and overnight in Harstad
  • Days 3-7 – Stay in the Village of Ballstad and explore the Lofoton Islands
  • Day 8 – Return to Tromsø
  • Day 9 – Tour ends after breakfast

What’s Included & Not


  • Transportation within tour dates
  • Airport transfers on tour dates
  • Accommodation (based on double occupancy)
    • 3-4 star hotels
    • In Ballstad we have an amazing villa with a hot tub and sauna
  • All park and attraction entrance fees
  • Photography Instruction by Brendan van Son

Not Included

  • Flights to/from Tromsø
  • Visas when necessary
  • Meals


The price of the tour is €3,650 and is based on double occupancy (if travelling solo you will be matched with a roommate of the same gender).  To book the trip, and hold your space, you’ll need to pay the deposit of €600.  Final payment is due 90 days before the trip start date.
Single Supplement for the trip is €600.

Please view the tour terms and conditions before booking.


If you’re ready to book, you may do so below.  Please ensure you pick the correct tour.  And, if the trips are sold out, feel free to email me at brendanvanson (at) gmail (dot) com to add your name to the waiting list.

The Winter trip (March 2019):

The Winter trip has 2 remaining spaces available. Book below:

The Summer (June 2019 – Midnight Sun) Trip

The Summer leg of this journey is now sold out as well.  If you would like to be placed on the waiting list.  please email me at brendanvanson (At) gmail (dot) com and I will add you.

Can’t Join This One?

If you can’t come along on this trip but want information on future photography trips and workshops, please sign up to the form below.  People attached to the list get advanced notice on trips.

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