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Travel Photography Walk

Summer Bootcamp in Bulgaria

"Photography teaches you to look - to appreciate all kind of things" - Saul Leiter

24th– 26th August


Adacademy© organizes a 3 Day Bootcamp in Sofia, Bulgaria where we will completely change your photography approach. It includes not only shooting, editing, work critique and a portfolio review – Summer Bootcamp in Bulgaria is once-in-a-life-time experience in which you could explore the unique charm of Bulgaria, the local friendliness, the Balkan cuisine and traditions. Take a creative leap while exploring the beauty of the Bulgarian capital, Vitosha Mountain and the authentic village of Chavdar.

It is an exciting opportunity to take awesome photos, make new friendships, networking with your peers and locals and to make long-lasting memories.

Bulgaria is located in Southeast Europe, in the northeast part of the Balkan Peninsula.

The country’s geographic position also determines the relatively wide angle of sunlight that falls on the country, making the country predominantly sunny. 

The natural landscape of Bulgaria is diverse, consisting of lowlands, plains, foothills and plateaus, river valleys, basins, and mountains of varying elevations.

Day 1 

10:30 – 12:30 Travel Photography Workshop – Lighting & Unconventional Point of View. Meeting point: Alexander Nevski Cathedral

13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch

14:00 – 18:00 – Free time

Day 1


Surrounded by sprawling parkland, Sofia, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Bulgaria, lies at the foot of popular ski mountain, Vitosha.

Day 2

08:30 - Vitosha Mountain (Meeting point in front of Alexander Nevski Cathedral)

10:30 – 13:00 – Travel Photography Workshop: How to take amazing landscape photos

15:00 – Return to Sofia - Alexander Nevski Cathedral

Day 2


Vitosha Mountain is the oldest nature park on the Balkan Peninsula. Its gorgeous silhouette is visible from almost all positions in the city and is inseparable part of Sofia’ image. The imposing Vitosha mountain stands next to the capital city of Sofia. 

Day 3

08:00 am – Departure from Sofia

10:30 – 13:30 – Travel Photography Class: Become a master photographer

13:30 – 14:30 – Lunch & Certification

14:00 – 17:00 – Free time 

17:30 – Departure from the village of Chavdar

20:00 – Arriving back in Sofia

Day 3

Village of Chavdar

The village got famous lately for becoming one of the most beautiful and modern Bulgarian villages, thanks to the efforts of its mayor and residents. When entering in the village you will see a gorgeous park, spanning from the entry point of the village to the village center. Lovely alleys, kids’ facilities, fountains…these continue until the center of the city which is even more beautiful – with a nice park, bridges, more kids’ facilities, cafe and couple of restaurants.

Meet the locals

2nd September 2018, 06:00 pm,

48 EUR per person

How to bake a super delicious “Banitsa”, hosted by Irina

Meet the locals

3rd September 2018, 06:00 pm.

48 EUR per person

How to make an authentic

Bulgarian bread “pogacha”,

hosted by Irina

What you need is:

  • Your smartphone or a DSLR camera (the battery must be fully charged)

  • Comfortable bag

  • Comfortable shoes for strolling in nature

  • Windproof jacket with hood

  • Thicker clothes for the mountain

  • Raincoat (in each case)

  • Sunglasses and sunscreen;

  • Excellent mood

Price per person: 390 EUR

The price includes: a 3-day photography workshop (tutoring), Bootcamp gift package, certificate and a transport to Vitosha Mountain, and to the village of Chavdar.

The price does not include: daily expenses, insurance, optional experiences, lunch costs, airplane tickets and hotel accommodations.

*Adacademy could recommend for your stay some very well accommodated flats that come in an excellent price.

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