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Workshop Fotosub Classic & Artistic with KANAU & OLYMPUS by Juanjo Sáez

RED SEA – DIVING LIVEABOARD
Traditional & Artistic Workshop Photosub
with Juanjo Saez by KANAU & OLYMPUS

From July 28 to August 4, 2018

 

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 Photosub Workshop Traditional & Artistic
with KANAU & OLYMPUS by Juanjo Saez

Are you taking up photosub or have you been taking pics underwater for some time?
Have you ever considered that apart from marine life photography you can also shoot commercial, and artistic underwater photographs?
Would you like to explore a different side of photosub?
Do you feel that you are not getting the most of your camera?

Embark on Jessica from July 28 to 4 August 2018 on the WRECKS & REEFS  route. During this week, Juanjo Sáez (www.juanjosaez.com ) will help you discover, learn and improve your knowledge and skill in underwater photography.

Juanjo Sáez is a renowned and highly respected professional in photosub and director in KANAU (www.kanau.com), a shop specialising in underwater images since 1986. Juanjo trains workshops in collaboration with OLYMPUS, using the program designed for the OM-D cameras. You will also be able to try some of the best models with their underwater housings whilst onboard.

During this cruise a practical workshop will be developed where techniques will be explored for underwater environments, as well as topside environments with models and advertising photography.
Juanjo will give daily lectures and will be available to share his knowledge and comment on images by the participants, in order to improve their results. A fantastic opportunity of spending a week long safari with a highly accomplished photographer, who will offer comprehensive theory and practice workshops.
As well as sharing ones experiences with a group of fellow photographers will allow your photosub results to improve considerably.
A competition will be organised for all participants with an outstanding prize for the winner.

This workshop with Juanjo Sáez on board Jessica is complimentary thanks to KANAU, OLYMPUS and BLUE FORCE FLEET sponsorship.

 

 

RUTA PECIOS & ARRECIFES

The “REEFS & WRECKS” Route is along with the North Route the number 1 in the North of the Red Sea. The most completed and varied route to which we will add not very well known diving spots. Our experience in the last 20 years diving in Red Sea give the experience to the Blue force team to know those places.

During the liveaboard week, with embark and disembark in Hurghada, on board Jessica we will plan 6 intense diving days with a varied diving days. It is considered the best route to discover famous Red Sea diving or for those that go for first time in a liveaboard. It is a very complete and simple route for diving, matching all diving levels, from the new divers up to TEC divers, although we recommend advanced open water level or equivalent. The sailing on this route is very short and pleasant, reaching the furthest dive sites in about two hours. The wide range of dive sites will give you the opportunity of diving amazing reefs like those found in Ras Mohammed National Park, visiting a living WWII museum at the wreck of SS Thistlegorm, explore spectacular wrecks like the Kingston, Giannis D, Carnatic  and the SS Thistlegorm and enjoy all the underwater wonders of the Red Sea reefs in pristine dive sites like Small Crack or Shag Rock and the possibility of snorkeling with dolphins.

After de diving cruise you can add (optionally), an incredible cruise through the Nile River between Luxor and Aswan, and an amazing visit to El Cairo city, where you will discover some of Wonders of Humanity, such as the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, and enjoy exceptional places such as the Big Bazar and the Egyptian Museum.

All in all this will be an INCREDIBLE DIVING TRIP AND MUCH MORE!

 

 

TRAVEL PROGRAM from July 28 to August 4, 2018

Saturday July 28:  HURGHADA
Meet & Assistance at the airport in Hurghada by our staff at the airport. Transfer to the jetty. Embarking from 20:00 hrs onwards. Welcome cocktail, boat and crew introduction. Cabins distribution.

Sunday July 28 to friday August 3:  LIVEABOARD DIVING “WRECKS & REEFS ROUTE”
Liveaboard diving cruise “Wreck & Reefs” route on full board basis (including water and soft drinks) and 6 days diving, up to 4 dives per day. Some of the highlights of the route are the National Park os Ras Mohammed and wrecks like Thistelgorm, Giannis D and Salem Express and more.

Saturday August 4:  HURGHADA
Breakfast and disembark in Hurghada in the afternoon. Transfer to the hotel and accomodation. Day off to desaturate residual nitrogen. Accommodation and dinner in the hotel. Free time to enjoy the local night life, shopping and clubbing.

Sunday August 5: HURGHADA
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Check-in assisted by our staff at the airport.

 

 

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Typ of cabinTriple cabin (1 & 2)Double cabin (3 to 6)Double cabin (7 to 8)Double cabin (9 to 12)
Price per person 1 week890 €950 €950 €1.050 €

PRICE PER PERSON INCLUDES

  • Assistance at Hurghada airport
  • Liveaboard diving cruise (shared double cabin) on full board water and Soft drinks, coffee and tea and
  • 6 diving days up to 4 dives per day, air, S80 tanks and weights
  • Diving guide
  • Diving and cancellation insurance (see conditions on www.blueforcefleet.com)
  • 1 Night at 5* hotel on half board basis in Hurghada (shared double room)
  • Photosub workshop with Juanjo Saez
  • Transfers indicted in the program

PRICE PER PERSON NOT INCLUDE

  • Fligths
  • Touristic visa for Egypt (ask us if you need help)
  • Park and port taxes: 90 €/ week (payment on board)
  • Service Tax: 50 € / week (payment on board)
  • OPTIONAL: Nitrox: 30 € (advanced booking), 50 € / week (payment on board). Diving equipment rental, S100 tank… (to guarantee the availability of the optional items is necessary to book in advance). Internet.
  • Single room supplement at hotel in Hurghada: 40 €
  • Possible extraordinary petrol or local taxes surchage