Thursday – 18/10

From 06:00 – Free photography outing per registration (transportation will be provided for the photographers)
09:00 – Arrival and registration at the office
14:30"How to Photograph Animals Without Harming Them" – a lecture by Yossi Eshbol
17:30"Bird Photography – Equipment and Techniques in Field Work". Host: Chris Gomersall. Venue: The Ornithological Park
17:30"Man and Nature", an introductory lecture. Host: Sharon Stern (B.H.) / Studio Gavra
20:00 – Opening of the festival's events, reception for the guests, salutary remarks: Head of the Council, the Minister of Tourism, the Minister of Environmental Protection
23:00"Night Photography of the Milky Way", Shahar Cohen hosting a workshop at Amram Pillars

 

Friday – 19/10

First light (around 06:00) – "Man and Nature", a dance performance photography workshop set against the background of the Timna landscape, hosted by Sharon Stern (B.H.), Studio Gavra
10:00"Story Behind Nature Photography", a lecture by Shahar Cohen
11:00"Wonderful Small World" – Macro photography, a lecture by Nadav Bagim
13:30"Nature Photography Around the World", a lecture by Roie Galitz / Galitz School of Photography
15:00 "Capturing the Deep Universe", a lecture by Michael Tzukran
17:00"Nature Photographer – Introduction to Artistic Photography", a lecture by Chris Gomersall
Last light (around 17:00-17:30) – "Man and Nature", a dance performance photography workshop set against the background of the Timna landscape, hosted by Sharon Stern (B.H.), Studio Gavra
Friday evening – A communal dinner, per advance registration, at Kibbutz Eilot (involves an extra fee for participants)
Friday night – Saturday morning – a night photography outing in the field, such as at Timna, the Red Canyon, Sdot Yotvata, Neot Smadar and the area. Optional night's stay in tents

 

 

Saturday – 20/10

06:00 – Coordinated outing of photographers to areas in the vicinity for a "Family in Nature" photo shoot
10:00"Man and Nature" – conclusion and review of works, hosted by Sharon Stern (B.H.), Studio Gavra
17:00 – Lecture by Chris Gomersall
20:00Gala soirée. Opening of the exhibition and award ceremony. Music and food booths will follow the ceremony

* The festival's program is subject to changes
** Please note! The number of reservations for master workshops in the field is limited – priority will be given to those who register in advance