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Backpacking North - CLOSED

Valtakatu 2 A 5, Rovaniemi 96100, Finland
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Away from crowds with a cool guy

I have been in contact with Mark since I bought our flight tickets to Rovaniemi. He checked the... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2015
Jamie-CZE
,
Prague
Photography tour along forest and landscapes

Indeed I enjoyed very much Mark's skillness and company through the woods and landscapes around... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2015
Anabela M
,
Lisbon, Portugal
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Backpacking North offers photography tours to the beautiful nature and landscapes around Rovaniemi and Lapland. Professional photographer Mark Roberts will take you to one of the many beautiful locations near Rovaniemi, and then guide you on a short hike looking for interesting shots. He'll help you get the most out of your camera, improve your photographic skills, and capture a beautiful memory from Lapland. You can take a short nature tour, a day-long photography hike in a National Park, or try to capture the Northern Lights in winter. He also offers photo editing workshops to improve your images after you've captured them.
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21 Mar 2015
“Away from crowds with a cool guy”
1 Mar 2015
“Photography tour along forest and landscapes”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Valtakatu 2 A 5, Rovaniemi 96100, Finland
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Reviewed 21 March 2015

I have been in contact with Mark since I bought our flight tickets to Rovaniemi. He checked the aurora borealis forecast for us and suggested a day when to go. Exactly what I needed. I'm in no way a photo-pro and it makes only a...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2015

Indeed I enjoyed very much Mark's skillness and company through the woods and landscapes around Rovaniemi. We had three diferent programs and all of them met my expectations. I was able to photograph what I thought could be of interest for my family and also...More

1  Thank Anabela M
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

At the end I have found an interesting photographic tour! Far away from the other tours for mass tourism in Rovaniemi!!! It is not just a trip to take some pictures and see some nice places, you can also learn many photography skills (... not...More

Thank Michele C
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Reviewed 25 February 2015

I really wanted to get out of all over populated touristic safari in Rovaniemi and get the real feel of the forest and be able to make some nice souvenir photos of my trip the arctic circle. when I found the website of Backpacking north,...More

Thank Selim T
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Reviewed 10 February 2015

Do you know all this wannabe-hobby photographers who just shoot wild around them? Yep, that's me. So I decided to take this photography course to get a better understanding of how it all works before going further north. Mark is a really cool guy who...More

Thank 446anat
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Reviewed 9 January 2015

Mark (the proprietor of Backpacking North) is a nice gentleman with excellent photography skills. He brought me to a forest outside the city centre where I saw the real Finnish woodland. The scenery was spectacular and Mark taught me some techniques to take better photos....More

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