Skomer Puffins Photography Holiday

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Puffin photographed on Skomer Island during a NaturesLens Puffin Photography Holiday

Following the success of our recent Skomer Residential Workshop that was held at the beginning of June, Drew Buckley & NaturesLens have been planning our followup events for 2015; to that end, NaturesLens are happy to announce an expanded Skomer Puffin Photography Holiday. The event in 2014 was two nights on the island but a number of people’s feedback suggested expanding it to three nights. This is something that we have been able to accommodate & as such, the event is better value than before. The cost for the trip is now £450, but this is for 3 nights on the island. As previously, the event includes accommodation, landing fees, breakfast & evening meals whilst on the island, plus all the photography opportunities that you could hope for, these encompass puffins, manx shearwater, rabbits, owls & much more. There are full details on the event page that we have just released. We are happy to announce that Drew Buckley will again be co-leading the Skomer Puffin Photography Holiday. Drew is local to the area & a font of knowledge on puffins & Skomer in general, plus, he has an easy going teaching style that fits perfectly with NaturesLens.

Puffin photographed on Skomer Island during a NaturesLens Puffin Photography Holiday

This event is now full – please consider emailing us if you would like to attend the 2016 event & be placed onto a list to be informed when we have an announcement to make regarding that photographic holiday.

Our Puffin Photography holiday includes one day on Skomer Island where there are no day-trippers. This means NaturesLens & their clients have the entire island to themselves.  Popular places during the day such as The Wick are completely deserted, giving our guests the unique experience of being almost alone with the iconic puffins. Combine this with the opportunity to photograph the Welsh Clowns of the Sea at dawn & dusk, this holiday is a photographer’s dream!

Testimonial from the 2014 Puffin Photography Holiday

David Miles was a warm & friendly host for our Welsh Clowns of the Sea Workshop on Skomer Island which meant our group immediately felt at ease & much fun followed.  Pre-course information was excellent as you need to know exactly what to bring when staying ‘off-grid’ on an island.  My awkward dietary needs were accommodated effortlessly.  With three experienced photographers David Miles, Drew Buckley & Tom Way on hand to offer advice we could always find someone to help with any photographic challenges we were experiencing.  David even lent me a fabulous lens in the fading light which meant i got some wonderful portraits of puffins.  I would recommend this experience to any level of photographer as our group consisted of a mixed ability & we all had a wonderful time & came home with some fabulous photographs.  Skomer Island really is a very special place & to be there in the evening & a Monday when there are no visitors to the island is magical.  I can’t think of many places better than the Wick with puffins in golden light.
Rachel Mullett

Special Note

Dates for this trip are scheduled as per the individual event pages, please note that they are spread across three weeks at the end of June & into July 2015 – we are unable to book the island accommodation on Skomer Island until early October 2014, immediately we know the confirmed dates, we will confirm it to all clients who have booked a place & update the relevant pages accordingly.

Puffin flies in from the Wick on Skomer Island during a NaturesLens Puffin Photography Holiday