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Travel with Leica: 4D3N Penang Photography Tour

$1,280.00
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Update: This workshop is currently unavailable. If you are interested in attending the workshop, kindly join the waitlist. We will inform you once it is available. Thank you.

Designed by photographers for photographers. Join Jordan Lye as he brings you on a guided tour to capture the most beautiful natural and Heritage sights of Penang Island.

For optimal experience, the photography tour is limited to a small group of 10 attendees with 2 Leica Akademie Instructors and a local guide, Jordan Lye. The best part? That is travelling with a group of like-minded individuals where you can fully indulge in photography, share your artistic views and personal photography techniques with one another. 

What to Expect:

  • Capture the stunning view from the peak of Penang Hill and Penang Bridge at dawn, with tips and tricks on landscape photography - how to spot the perfect angle and frame them into a beautiful shot. 
  • Learn to look at buildings and structures from different perspectives. Architecture photography will never be the same by the end of the trip! 
  • Practice street photography in the day, and at night, along Penang's famous streets and markets. You will also learn to take exceptional images under low light conditions. 
  • Explore portrait photography at Penang's heritage sites - understand the different types of portraiture, how to capture the personality and emotion of your subject, along with posing tips and guidance on camera settings for portraiture. 
  • Last but not least, fill your heart and soul with scrumptious meals throughout the trip! 

Note: Full itinerary will be provided prior to the trip. 

Date:
TBC

Note: Participants are responsible in ensuring that they are available to attend the workshop on the selected period. No cancellation or refund is allowed upon sign up. 

Size:
Limited to 10 attendees 

  • Minimum 5 attendees to proceed.
  • If the minimum number of attendees is not met 2 weeks prior to the scheduled departure, the tour may be cancelled. In case of such situation, you will get a full refund of $1,280 (workshop fee only). Cost of air ticket will not be included in the refund. Kindly check with your respective airlines on their cancellation and refund policy. 

Cost:
SGD$1,280 per pax

What is Included?

  • Single room lodging at a 4-Stars Hotel
  • Meals at specialty restaurants or shophouses 
  • All transportation except airport transfers
  • All admission tickets
  • Model fees (for portraiture photography)
  • Professional local guide fees 
  • In-the-field photography instruction
  • Use of Leica loaner equipment (*limited availability)

What is Not Included?

  • Flights to and from Penang 
  • Street food/ hawker meals 
  • Other personal expenses

Other Information:

This tour is suitable for all levels of experience and ability. While other cameras are certainly allowed, the focus is on Leica camera systems and learning how to use them to their full potential. Current owners as well as those wanting to try Leica gear out for a week of real shooting are encouraged to attend. We’ll share our favorite tips and tricks so you can get the most out of this exceptional gear.

*You will be contacted by a Leica Akademie Instructor upon sign up. Kindly inform the Instructor if you would like to loan our camera and/or lenses. 

More information on meet-up location and things to bring will be furnished prior to the trip. 

Update: This workshop is currently unavailable. If you are interested in attending the workshop, kindly join the waitlist. We will inform you once it is available. Thank you.

Designed by photographers for photographers. Join Jordan Lye as he brings you on a guided tour to capture the most beautiful natural and Heritage sights of Penang Island.

For optimal experience, the photography tour is limited to a small group of 10 attendees with 2 Leica Akademie Instructors and a local guide, Jordan Lye. The best part? That is travelling with a group of like-minded individuals where you can fully indulge in photography, share your artistic views and personal photography techniques with one another. 

What to Expect:

  • Capture the stunning view from the peak of Penang Hill and Penang Bridge at dawn, with tips and tricks on landscape photography - how to spot the perfect angle and frame them into a beautiful shot. 
  • Learn to look at buildings and structures from different perspectives. Architecture photography will never be the same by the end of the trip! 
  • Practice street photography in the day, and at night, along Penang's famous streets and markets. You will also learn to take exceptional images under low light conditions. 
  • Explore portrait photography at Penang's heritage sites - understand the different types of portraiture, how to capture the personality and emotion of your subject, along with posing tips and guidance on camera settings for portraiture. 
  • Last but not least, fill your heart and soul with scrumptious meals throughout the trip! 

Note: Full itinerary will be provided prior to the trip. 

Date:
TBC

Note: Participants are responsible in ensuring that they are available to attend the workshop on the selected period. No cancellation or refund is allowed upon sign up. 

Size:
Limited to 10 attendees 

  • Minimum 5 attendees to proceed.
  • If the minimum number of attendees is not met 2 weeks prior to the scheduled departure, the tour may be cancelled. In case of such situation, you will get a full refund of $1,280 (workshop fee only). Cost of air ticket will not be included in the refund. Kindly check with your respective airlines on their cancellation and refund policy. 

Cost:
SGD$1,280 per pax

What is Included?

  • Single room lodging at a 4-Stars Hotel
  • Meals at specialty restaurants or shophouses 
  • All transportation except airport transfers
  • All admission tickets
  • Model fees (for portraiture photography)
  • Professional local guide fees 
  • In-the-field photography instruction
  • Use of Leica loaner equipment (*limited availability)

What is Not Included?

  • Flights to and from Penang 
  • Street food/ hawker meals 
  • Other personal expenses

Other Information:

This tour is suitable for all levels of experience and ability. While other cameras are certainly allowed, the focus is on Leica camera systems and learning how to use them to their full potential. Current owners as well as those wanting to try Leica gear out for a week of real shooting are encouraged to attend. We’ll share our favorite tips and tricks so you can get the most out of this exceptional gear.

*You will be contacted by a Leica Akademie Instructor upon sign up. Kindly inform the Instructor if you would like to loan our camera and/or lenses. 

More information on meet-up location and things to bring will be furnished prior to the trip. 

Jordan Lye

Jordan Lye is a nature lover and outdoor enthusiast with a soft spot for art, native cultures and communication. He has been fascinated by the natural world and started to specialize in photography since the age of 15 through the deep influence by his father. He consumed books, watched many documentaries and roamed countless kilometers to enjoy it.

His Expertise

Jordan’s work involves a lot of nature settings, and he often develops ideas for assignments related to travel & landscape photography, business portfolios such as interior or architecture and many more. His works are published in magazines, books, calendar, and being widely used in advertising, billboards, websites and Fine Art Prints. He won a few awards and travelled to several countries.

Besides working as a landscape and architecture photographer, Jordan has also done countless food photography in Penang – a place being reputed as “food paradise”.

Historical Moments Through The Lens Of A Photographer

Appointed by China Harbour Engineering Company (Chec), the main contractor of the second Penang bridge, Jordan has spent a year wholly to capture hundreds of the most artful views of the iconic bridge from 2013 to 2014. His photographs that showcased the building process of the bridge has recorded the important incident and history of the country.

In addition, he has also been involved in the UNESCO George Town World Heritage project depicting more than 100 locations under Penang UNESCO incorporate. Beside being a Nikon user, he also shoot with Leica for "The Macallan Master of Photography" & Samsung NX1 for their imagelogger project.

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