Winter Risers – Dublin Bay Nov 2018

Instructor: Peter Gordon
Fee:  €95
Fee Includes: Breakfast, Room Hire, Instruction, Lots of Laughs.
Group Size: 8 Max (We like to keep groups small)
Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Times: One Hour Before Sunrise/Breakfast/2 Hours Editing


November 2nd – Sandymount
November 3rd – Portmarnock
November 15th – Booterstown
November 16th – Skerries – Fully Booked
November 19th – 40 Foot (6 people Only – €125)
November 24th – Baily Lighthouse Howth – FULLY BOOKED (Email for new dates)


Gift Vouchers Available – Email

Workshop Information – Dublin in Focus

We wanted to bring you something new and exciting, easy and accessible with maximum learning potential and enjoyment with minimum cost and fuss. The winter sunrise concept was borne with simplicity in mind. Meet 1 hour pre-sunrise to shoot the blue hour, catch some amazing light (fingers crossed) as the sun rises. Keep shooting for the following hour, head for a hearty breakfast with the group (included in price), then follow up with a 2 hour post-production session in Photoshop and Lightroom. The perfect morning. Sunrise, great breakfast and a final edit of the mornings work.

Check out some of Peter’s work on Dublin Salt here..

Our winter sunrise program is aimed at photographers with a good foundation knowledge of aperture, ISO, filters etc. The idea is that Peter will shoot with you and show you his vision for the images. Its a morning to learn about light, composition and weather rather than filters and ISO. He wil, of course,e explain all technical aspects through the shoot but the emphasis is on having a great morning out, and sending you home with some amazing new shots of the Bay.

All shoots have been planned in conjunction with tides and Peter has chosen each location to maximise the possibility of getting the best images with the prevailing tidal conditions. This is something we will talk about in the post production session. This will also be recorded and a video copy will be made available to you after the day out.

We also pride ourselves on being a bit of a community so its nice to take a short break to have breakfast together, discuss the shoot, the light and the possibilities in post. Its a social morning out for photography nuts such as ourselves. See you for sunrise.

Workshop Programme

We meet pre sunrise and shoot the blue hour shooting for an hour approx after the sun has risen. Group breakfast, informal chats and hearty reward after an early start followed by a post production session of the mornings work.

Why Choose ExploreLight?

Unlike most companies offering photography courses and workshops our instructors are specialist landscape and nature photographers. We represent an international standard in terms of landscape photography workshops and tours.  Peter, who runs this workshop  is currently Irish Pictorial Photographer of the Year and has also held the titles European and Irish Professional Photographer of the Year. Peter is a Dublin native and has been working on a project called Dublin Salt for the past 2 years. He has an intimate knowledge of Dublin locations, is the most experienced landscape photography instructor in the country, plus has tonnes of enthusiasm and an open approach to learning that he’s more than happy to share.

Costs and What’s Included

The cost of the workshop is €95. For this fee, you will receive all tuition and location guide as described above. Breakfast and Room Hire for the Post Production.


We reserve the right to refuse participation in our workshops. Placing a deposit is not a guarantee of participation.

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