few words from Rod
It's amazing, I've shot all over the world, been to
the out-back of Australia, New Zealand, America,
Canada, Europe, Russia and
countless other places but I always return to Provence.
Provence which is usually only
lavender and sun-flowers has a fantastic array of
periods where it shows off the changing moments and I
have decided to share my little secrets with you.
The beauty of Autumn and
the explosion of colours in the Spring and the
changing scenes of early summer are just three
dynamic periods to photograph.
For the landscape and scenic
photographer these periods in the year are just great, and the weather and
light can be fabulous without the haze of deep summer.
There is however many detail shots that can be taken
Of course, the weather and
conditions can turn on you, but a good photographer
knows how to turn this to their advantage and
even then this is only rare as the area has fabulous light conditions.
Each shot and shooting area has
been evaluated by professional photographers as well
as a travel and landscape photographer and we know
that you will also bring your keen eye to the scene as
The photo tours set off from my place
in Haute Provence. Lots of people associate Provence with
just the coast (actually that is called "The Côte
d’Azur"), Provence is a massive
landmass and Haut
Provence being less well-known presents a hidden
Peter Mayle, the author, made a fantastic success
of his books starting with "A Year in
Provence" based on his experiences in the area and he
wrote them just 30 mins to the West of my place. The real hidden
photographic gems are in the East.
The French have kept this area a tight secret.
You will find it a very French experience
and in many respects untouched and unexploited by the
I am very pleased to be
associated with this project and look forward to
sharing my experiences and magic moments with