Christiane Slawik Course in Equine Photography


This unique equine photoraphy adventure is for anyone who yearns for nature and, longs to reconnect with horses through the lens of a camera in an authentic Tuscan farm setting during the wonderful Autumn wine harvest.

 Don’t miss out on this special weekend package with one of the best equine photographers in the world!

Christiane Slawic will be at Castellare di Tonda to run her world famous photography workshop, give talks and be available to answer your questions.

 You will leave with a portfolio of new photos (focused primarily on horses, but inclusive of other wildlife and  landscape), first-hand knowledge of  equestrian photography. Attendees will stay at Castellare di Tonda guest lodge and enjoy meals cooked by our gourmet Tuscan chef as well.

Don’t wait to reserve your spot for this one-of-a-kind event! This is a sell-out workshop. Space is limited to 12 participants.


After this workshop  you will look at horses in a different light. Christiane will teach you methods and techniques to help you learn the tricks of the professionals, step by step.  Professionals and amateurs welcome.

Christiane has a degree in education and she knows how to present complicated facts in a way that is easy to understand.

Before photographs are taken Christiane gives her participants insights into the best lighting, camera angles, camera settings and how to make the most of the location. During the shooting Christiane will assist with helpful information on how to create a good shot and how to capture the horse in motion.

Her eye for horses and her talent to take perfect shots of her equine models will amaze you.

Date: weekend workshop 14 – 16th September (9am – 5pm) 


14th September. Arrival with time to relax by the pool.  You are invited to a introductory dinner with Christiane Slawik at our restaurant at 7pm.

15th and 16th. theory,  experimental portrait shots with different colours and backgrounds, lunch in the restaurant together, again theory and liberty shots,sunday morning we riding photos with different stiles and horses,western themed photos, Tuscan themed equine pics etc.

You will be taught professional photo composition and theoretical techniques while capturing equine portraiture, horses at liberty and performance horses under saddle. Christiane explains how to work with your camera and discusses her preferred lenses and camera settings. She illustrates the connection between aperture and exposure time and gives advice on manual focusing. Previous knowledge is helpful but not required.

Costs: € 695 (double share basis) single supplement of 150 €

Extra nights accommodation are available from 92 € per night for a classic two bedroom appartment.

Add on a few days to make your trip even better, enjoy some great Horse riding and Spa treatments.

Contact us for details.

Requirements: Interest in horses and the art of equine photography!

Equipment: Digital camera, Laptop with imaging program.


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