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PROGRAM FOR THE 38TH IFWP CONGRESS ON GOTLAND, SWEDEN, AUGUST 22 - 26, 2018

 

22 August 

Early arrivals to Holmhällar

Activity 1:

Free photography all day

 

Lunch and dinner at Holmhällar

 

Activity 2:

Separate trip to Stora Karlsö. - Boat leaves 14:00 from Klintehamn. Bus takes you from Visby/airport to Klintehamn at 13:00. Photography. Three course dinner. Photography. Accommodation by the lighthouse.

 

23 August  

Activity 1:

Free morning photography for early arrivals.

 

Breakfast and lunch at Holmhällar or to go.

 

Activity 2:

Morning photography on Stora Karlsö, breakfast and return trip by boat to Klintehamn at 10:30 am.

Bus to Holmhällar from Klintehamn.

New arrival to Holmhällar with bus from Visby.

 

Dinner at Holmhällar and welcome!

 

Activity 1

Evening photography with a guide.***

Activity 2:

Sunset photography with filters and nocturnal workshop with José Benito Ruiz.*

 

24 August

Breakfast at Holmhällar or to go.

 

Activity 1:

Photography around Holmhällar and southern Gotland with a guide.***

 

Lunch and dinner at Holmhällar.

 

Activity 2:

Full day and evening trip to Visby. and Fårö

Bus to Visby (1,5 h). Lunch and visit for 2-3 hours. Bus continues to the island of Fårö and the Ingmar Bergman Center. Tour of the museum and a light dinner. Bus to the stone fields for photography before and at sundown. Bus to Holmhällar (3 hrs, opportunity to get some sleep on the bus:)).

 

25 August

Breakfast and lunch at Holmhällar or to go.

 

Early morning photography-landscape with a guide.***

Free time photography.

Visit and coffee at the Lars Jonsson Museum** (14:00-16;30). Hopefully Lars Jonsson will give us an overview of the nature of southern Gotland and guide us in his museum while we drink coffe in his beautiful rose garden.

 

Gala dinner with speakers, etc. Presentation of the "new" IFWP by José Benito Ruiz, president of the IFWP.

 

Activity 1:

Evening phography with a guide.***

Activity 2:

Sunset photography with filters and nocturnal workshop with José Benito Ruiz.*

 

26 August

Breakfast and lunch at Holmhällar or to go.

 

Activity 1 & 2:

Early morning photography on southern Gotland with a guide.***

 

Closing of the Congress.

Check-out.

Bus to the Visby ferries and airport.

 

*   José Benito Ruiz - President of the IFWP.

**  Lars Jonsson - World reknown bird painter

*** A guide will join you

 

LInks to follow for more information

Holmhällar: http://www.holmhallar.se/

Visby: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visby Fårö

           https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fårö

Stora Karlsö: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stora_Karlsö Bergmancentret

                      https://www.bergmancenter.se

Lars Jonsson: http://www.gotland.net/plats/museum-lars-jonssonj Museet

Gotland: http://www.gotland.net

 

A word of note

Please inform your individual members and keep an eye in our website and Facebook pages. Very soon you will habe the full information and booking page activated.

 

http://www.ifwp-photo.org/

https://www.facebook.com/internationalfederationofwildlifephotography/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/IFWPgroup/

 

***Tentative names of some of those who may function as guides for one or more groups are, besides José Benito Ruiz (President of the IFWP, Spain), Pål Hermansen (Vice President, Norway) and Brutus Östling (PhotoNatura, Sweden).