NEW Photo Travel Tours 2017

Northern IRELAND and Ireland's West Coast

Jay Seldin's CPE Photo Workshops and 70 South Gallery

are please to offer this imitate small group

Photo Workshop Experience to  Northern Ireland and beyond.

DATES:    Friday, September 15 – Saturday, September 23, 2017

ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT  as of May 7, 2017

 If you are interested don't wait too long to join our Photo Workshop to Ireland

*9 days & 8 nights

Travel to Northern Ireland and Ireland's West Coast with Jay Seldin, documentary travel photographer and photo educator, and Ira L. Black, professional photographer, photo educator and Gallery Director of 70 South Gallery.  

Small group travel only 10 people maximum


  • Explore the sights and sounds of Dublin

  • Exploring Achill Island, Ireland’s largest off shore island

  • Exploring the Connnemara, remote scenic region of lakes and coastline

  • The poignant Doo Laugh valley, Ireland’s only Fjord at Killary Harbour

  • Sunset at Cliffs of Moher

  • Authentic and lively pub scenes with traditional Irish music in the evenings

  • Photograph the street murals of Bogside, the site of the famous riots of Bloody Sunday

  • Local Irish photographer will be with us as our guide for the entire photo workshop (Gareth McCormack)  

  • Bonus Opportunity: Upon return to the states, CPE Workshops and 70 South Gallery is offering all participants to have their work displayed in an exhibition after the workshop. Jay and Ira will work with participants to help in editing images for exhibition.

    On this photo workshop there will be a host of fabulous opportunities for photographing the locals and landscape photography.

    September is the perfect time of the year to visit Ireland. The crowds are gone, the weather is comfortable and the autumn light should be perfect for taking pictures of the coastline, mountains, valleys and the Irish fjord at Killary Harbour in Lough Valley. That’s right, Ireland’s only fjord!

    Double room occupancy  $4395.00 Per Person sharing room
  • Cost for single room: Add $300for single room
  • Tentative Itinerary:

    Day 1  Friday, September 15th. Explore sights and sounds of Dublin via walking tour. Explore 19th-century Gresham Hotel or similar.

    Day 2 Saturday, September 16th. After Breakfast will begin our trip to Northern Ireland. We will spend the afternoon touring the street murals of the Troubles era, gaining a gritty introduction to Northern Ireland's recent political past. Welcome Dinner in Belfast restaurant. For a nightcap we will go to Kelly's Cellars the oldest pub in Belfast for a pint and traditional music. Belfast Ten-Square Hotel or similar. 

    Day 3 Sunday, September 17th. Photograph along Antrim's famous Causeway Coast. There are a host of fabulous opportunities here for landscape photography, with sites ranging from world famous to those known only to locals. Many of the locations have featured recently in the TV series Game of Thrones. Photo stops include the island rope bridge at Carrick-a-Rede, the tiny harbor of Portbradden, the twisted trees of the Black Hedges and the mouldering cliff-top remains of Dunluce Castle. We'll finish the day by capturing the sun set over the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Giant's Causeway. Overnight in Casueway Hotel or similar.

    Day 4 Monday, September 18th. This will be a longer travel day with many important photo stops. Travel to the walled city of Derry. We'll walk around the walls and photograph the street murals of the Bogside, site of the infamous riots on Bloody Sunday. We'll Make our way to Achill Island in County Mayo. Photo stops along the way include the dramatic coastline at Mullaghmore, 13th-century Sligo Abbey, and Carrowmore tombs - the largest collection of megalithic tombs in Ireland, where monuments range from 5,000 to 5,800 years old. Overnight in 4-star Mulranny Park Hotel 

    Day 5 Tuesday, September 19th. Explore and Photograph Achill Island - Ireland's largest offshore island. Achill offers so many wild and dramatic locations. There are fabulous views from the top of the Menawn Cliffs, the secluded cove of Keem nestling beneath green mountain slopes, and the evocative remains of the Deserted Village, whose stone cottages were abandoned during the Great Famine. Overnight in 4 Star Abbeyglen Castle, Clifden. 

    Day 6 Wednesday September 20th. Explore and Photograph Connemara, a remote but immensely scenic region of densely packedmountains, lakes and coastline. Highlights include the stark and poignant DooLough Valley, Ireland's only fjord at Killary Harbour, the gothic, lakeside landmark of Kylemore Abbey, and a remote mountain altar used for forbidden Catholic worship during penal times. Overnight in 4 Star Abbeyglen Castle, Clifden. 

    Day 7 Thursday, September, 21st. Take to the high seas, embarking on a day trip to Inishmore, the largest of thethree Aran Islands. Get a feel for island life as you explore the coastal scenery and photograph the maze of ancient stone walls. Overnight in 4 Star Hotel Meyrick in Galway.

    Day 8  Friday, September 22nd. Spend the day exploring County Clare. Photo spots include the 16th-century coastal keep of Dunguaire Castle, Poulnabrone Dolmen - perhaps the finest Neolithic portal tomb in Ireland - and the unique limestone pavement of The Burren.We'll round off the day by watching the sun set over the famous Cliffs of Moher. Overnight in Armada Hotel, Spanish Point. 

    Day 9 You will be Transferred from your hotel to Shannon airport for your international flight home.

  • A deposit of $1,000 per person is required to book your reservation.
    Booking for this photo workshop will be on a first come first serve basis.

    Price includes:

  • Hotel accommodations; 4 and 5 Star or best available
  • All Breakfasts
  • Welcome Dinner,  Farewell Dinner and 2 additional Dinners during the trip
  • All ground transportation in an AC vehicle
  • Local Irish photographer will be with us as our guide for the entire photo workshop (Gareth McCormack).

    Price does NOT include:

  • R/T international airfare from your home country to Ireland. Fly into Dublin International  Airport and exit  from Shannon International Airport

  • Travel and medical insurance.

  • Prices are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control (exchange rate). We will do our best maintain our published prices.

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Dunluce Castle, County Antrim Irelan

Dunluce Castle, County Antrim Irelan

Map of Ireland and location for hotels, B& B or castles we will stay at during the workshop.

Map of Ireland and location for hotels, B& B or castles we will stay at during the workshop.


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