Photography holidays to inspire the creative in you.

Our hand-built photography adventures across 9 countries worldwide are designed for any skill level, getting you exclusive access to fabulous off-the-beaten track locations, snoozing in plush boutique hotels (and dine in places only the locals know about).

We take care of everything, so you don't have to.

And since we all grow in different directions, you'll mostly be taught 1-to-1; our creative-led tailored-to-you approach means you find your own style quickly, at your own pace - bringing home photographs that really stand out from the pack.

So, join us and other like-minded adventurers on our award-winning, small group, experiential holidays that this year saw a record 65% of our guests come back ...

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Join a group of like-minded people.

At Creative Escapes, we connect like-minded people from across the globe on our personalised, small group holidays.

Around 80% of Escapers travel solo, but all our groups are free-spirited, motivated individuals who appreciate our tailored approach – and share a keen sense of wanderlust.

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Pick an adventure that suits you.

We have trips to suit all skill levels, across 9 hand-picked countries worldwide.

Escape – These are trips for beginners only – chance to grasp the basics of photography, have a great adventure with like-minded people – and return home with a bag of images that stand out from the pack. (5 days)

RetreatThese are trips for everyone – our small group sizes of 8 means plenty of 1-to-1 pro guidance – customised tips to quickly enhance your skills (all at your own pace). These trips are designed to get you really under the skin of a country, have an adventure of a lifetime, meet new friends and fully develop your individual photography style. (10 – 12 days)

Masterclass – These are trips for competent photographers who want unique access to some of the most visual experiences on the planet, learn tricks from our team of professional photographers – enjoy plenty of alone time shooting, and return home with distinctive images not many are lucky to possess. (5 – 12 days)

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“Creative Escapes are a good option if you want a dedicated learning holiday. Group sizes are small, meaning there’s more 1-on-1 time with tutors, less competition for spots to shoot from and plenty of supportive group critiques.
Creative Escapes – the name says it all!”

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Meet the team.

A 20% fully-refundable deposit secures your spot on one of our award-winning holidays, then our team will help you with flights, any trip extensions (we’re experts in each country we visit), visas and more.

Then, your tutor will get in touch, understanding your exact requirements so we can build these into the trip for you – meaning each tour is different from the last.

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Ready. Steady. Go.

Our carefully crafted itineraries steer well clear of tourist routes – we spend months not just hand-picking the best shooting locations, but also the inside-track to eat, drink and have fun – the social side of our holidays are just as important as developing your photography skills.

And this starts from picking you up at the airport with a private transfer, whisking you off to your boutique hotel for welcome drinks, starting your holiday in style.

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No more ordinary.

In our digital age, it’s becoming harder than ever to see images that stand out from the pack.

On our holidays, we have exclusive access to many locations not normally accessible to tourists, from swirling dancers at the National Ballet in Havana, junior monks chanting in the mountains of Bhutan, to a private temple photoshoot with a Geisha in Kyoto.

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Creative-led tuition.

Our creative-led, low tech, personalised tuition means you quickly get to grips with your style of photography, at your own pace.

You’ll try out a range of techniques and styles on location, exploring reportage, portraiture, documentary and landscape – utilising our small group sizes of 8 (and get lots of supportive 1-to-1 time with your professional tutor plus shooting alone time to put it all in to practice).

 

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“Gone are the days when photography holidays meant seeking out Athena poster images of palm-draped beaches or fluorescent cocktails backlit by a golden sunset. On Creative Escapes’ photography tours, you’re not going to end up with hackneyed shots; Instead, the company’s ultra-contemporary trips focus on giving a thorough understanding of cameras and creative techniques by homing in on some of the coolest spots.”

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Lets celebrate ...

To complete your photographic adventure, we’ll celebrate all your best work with a huge finale party on the final night. Once home, your tutor will set up a photo sharing space and post their iPhone rum-diary snaps of your journey together – and invite the group to share their own favourite images from the trip, to bring back some good memories … until the next time you take an adventure with us.

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