Patagonia 2019 Trip Report - Tom Bol Photo Workshops

Tango in Buenos Aires - started with an outdoor photoshoot in the colorful La Boca district with Facundo and Mirisol Karazey Ceberya. An evening tango show rounded out our intro to Argentina's favorite dance.
Photo shoot in the colorful La Boca district
Richard moving in for a portrait
The evening tango show at Esquina de Homero Manzi
Day 2: we moved to Dorrego Square for a background that made Buenos Aires feel like the "Paris of the South".
Elegance at Dorrego Square
We moved the shoot inside the Cafe Dorrego
....for the soft natural window lighting
Next stop: Los Glaciares National Park near El Chalten in Southern Argentina where we were treated to spectacular views of Mt. Fitz Roy and local wildlife.
Taking the iconic road shot
They "love this place" so much they came back for a second time!
.....and flamingos
...and a very curious Patagonian Gray Fox
Rosy lenticular clouds are common in the high winds of Patagonia and light up at dawn and dusk.
Dawn over turquoise Lake Viedma

We traveled to Lago del Desierto to photograph the backside of Mt.Fitz Roy

A waterfall en route
and captivating landscapes
Jean working the horizontal landscape
Our next stop at Estancia El Gapon gave us the change to learn about gaucho culture and work on portraits.
Portraits with natural backlighting
Fredi and his flock
Patti shooting with natural window light
Pablo the gaucho in the sheering shed
Portrait of the resident Magellan Horned Owl
Blooming firebush is spectacular in the spring at the Perito Moreno Glacier
Sherry shooting from he boardwalk
Our group!
Bonnie enjoying the glacier on a windy, sunny day
A photo shoot with running horses at the edge of Lago Argentina was a highlight of the trip for most of us
Marco in his element
An Upland Goose and her chicks on a pond at El Gapon
Wildlife was abundant on this workshop! The guanaco sightings were varied and numerous.
Sparing Males
Guanaco pan and blur
Guanaco babies - a springtime specialty
and roadside Lesser Rhea

Photogenic plants in Torres del Paine provided endless opportunities for plant lovers. The Magellan Orchid (at left) was exquisite.

Don using his tripod for the macro shot
Firebush or Notro in Spanish is in full bloom during the Patagonian spring
Sand Lady Slipper
A Long Tailed Meadowlark in blooming Mata Negra
The classic "cuernos" landscape from above our hotel
Howard enjoying the scene
The turquoise lakes created dramatic backgrounds for wildlife
Icebergs at Lago Gray
Pairs of Black Necked Swans graced ponds throughout the park
Our group of Patagonian photographers at the Perito Moreno Glacier

Our next workshop openings for South America are in Easter Island and Patagonia in 2022


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