Win a Photography holiday in Tuscany from Vidados!

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This month you could be in with a chance of winning this fabulous photography holiday for one to Tuscany, in the beautiful Val d’Orcia for five nights, in one of the most photogenic regions in the world. This holiday is from Vidados, and is available on 26th June or 11th September 2016 for 5 nights.

Vidados works directly with local hosts of the world’s best activity holidays to bring you holidays less ordinary … they provide unique activity holidays direct from local, independent hosts who love what they do. Activity holidays are on the rise and the biggest surge in demand is coming from travellers over 50 and the majority are travelling solo! Find out more ←

THE PRIZE:

Splendid rolling countryside, ancient hilltop towns, olive groves and vineyards make Tuscany a fantastic place to capture the beautiful outdoors. The course is suitable for all levels and they will aim to teach you to understand your camera and in turn take better photographs. Guests will have sessions throughout the week on different areas of photography including stitching panoramas, a sunset shoot, and window light portraiture techniques. Accommodation is in wonderful villa and is included, where you can relax by the pool and wander in the gardens during your free time under the warm Tuscan sun.

What’s included?

  • Transfers from Perugia airport to the villa
  • 5 nights’ accommodation in a beautiful villa with swimming pool
  • A healthy breakfast every morning
  • 5 days photography tuition from professional photographer Rob throughout the week
  • Excursions to Pienza, Radicofani fortress, Montepulciano, San Galgano abbey ruins
  • Transport to all photographic locations by comfortable mini bus
  • Shooting panoramas tutorial
  • Daily tuition on post processing techniques
  • Macro photography tutorial – 1 afternoon
  • 1 wine tasting session
  • A sunset and sunrise photography excursion
  • Free time to relax by the pool or in the gardens

Lunch and dinners not included (average cost for lunch 15-25, evening meals 25-50)

Flights are not included

You’ll need to bring:

  • comfortable walking shoes or trainers
  • a light waterproof jacket, continental adaptors
  • your camera and a good quality tripod
  • a laptop with Photoshop or Lightroom for editing

Full itinerary here ←

The holiday is worth £875. The prize is for one person but a companion place can be purchased through Vidados, and you will also benefit from our Silvercard+ 10% discount. This can be discussed when confirming your booking.

The results are in!

Congratulations to our winner
Terence O'Neill
We will contact you via email to assist in claiming your prize!

Thank you to all who entered, and good luck with our other competitions!
caz2124
30th Apr 2016
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Wow, I love this, what a fantastic giveaway. Thank you for the chance to win such a brilliant prize, fingers crossed. ❤☺
maggz
29th Apr 2016
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Amazing I'd be delighted
chesters60
29th Apr 2016
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I hope I win the comp, I would love to go
marykay
28th Apr 2016
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An excellent location for photography
Barbara58
28th Apr 2016
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Wow - this sounds really exciting. If I win I'll buy a new camera and tripod, it would be worth it.
Say Cheese!
Tadger
28th Apr 2016
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Good Luck everyone
Dr Grumpy
28th Apr 2016
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Umm the dates mean that teachers can't go since its all in term time!!!
JaneSR
28th Apr 2016
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This would make my husband very happy.
Sandraterry
28th Apr 2016
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That should make the other members of my photographic society jealous. Lol
Duups
28th Apr 2016
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Look forward to taking photographs of my prize!
mediaman
28th Apr 2016
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nuthatch
27th Apr 2016
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I have been once before around 35 years ago and would love to go again with a camera
marieanne
27th Apr 2016
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My husband has developed his love of photography since he retired, bought a new cameravso I woul love to win this and send him.
GailOswald
27th Apr 2016
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I would love to go on a Photography Course holiday! Particularly overseas.
anno
27th Apr 2016
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I would love to win this for my husband.
Sandi
27th Apr 2016
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Would love to visit Tuscany again. It's over 20 years since we were there.
jhrambles
27th Apr 2016
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Love Italy, Love Tuscany, Love Photography, Love Chianti!
milly
27th Apr 2016
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What a brilliant opportunity to see and record beautiful vistas
wendyangela
27th Apr 2016
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I would so love to see this beautiful place, and photograph all the wonderful flora and fauna as I am a very keen photographer.
chokkie
27th Apr 2016
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what a wonderfully photogenic region of a lovely country!
sandra reynolds
27th Apr 2016
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fab prize hope i win
ceb
27th Apr 2016
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It's been almost 30 yrs since I visited Italy - this holiday would be a fantastic opportunity.
Maureen
27th Apr 2016
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Would love the chance to have all that peace and to learn something new for me to enjoy in my retirement.
Maureen
27th Apr 2016
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Would love the chance to have all that peace and to learn something new to enjoy in my retirement.
Gemini_Jen
27th Apr 2016
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What a fabulous prize. Tuscany, photography, travel and new learning....What's not to love? As I don't expect to win (I never have!), I've bookmarked the Vidados site and started saving 😉
willo
27th Apr 2016
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A fantastic opportunity to improve photographic skills!
GrahamS1
27th Apr 2016
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What a wonderful opportunity!
willo
15th Apr 2016
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An amazing opportunity to improve photography skills.
Alison Davies
9th Apr 2016
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Would be the trip of a lifetime - wow what a fabulous prize
sandra reynolds
7th Apr 2016
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be great to win this so interesting
Reeta
4th Apr 2016
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My camera goes everywhere with me. It's my vest friend.
Olive45
4th Apr 2016
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Wonderful I need to learn much more about photography. What an experience!!
clutterstuff
4th Apr 2016
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love photography as i paint as well, often from prints i have taken
beadybertha
4th Apr 2016
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This would be good to win!
Nerakevol
4th Apr 2016
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So desperate to win just what I was looking for
Speeednet
3rd Apr 2016
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modelmaker55
2nd Apr 2016
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great prize! Pity I can't afford the extra £1500 pounds to bring a partner and flights.
kazzaby
2nd Apr 2016
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Just what I always wanted
toddybey
1st Apr 2016
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Dineline7
1st Apr 2016
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It would be a miracle holiday for me and my favourite past time.
DellaR
1st Apr 2016
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Lorraine
1st Apr 2016
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This would be an ideal holiday to win.
subee
1st Apr 2016
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Tuscany is my idea of Heaven winning this would be perfection
ceit
1st Apr 2016
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would be a lovely present for my 65th birthday
ydo
1st Apr 2016
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This would be a perfect time to learn new photography methods and be more adventurous. Love Italian food, wines and landscapes, what a dream holiday!
expatSA
1st Apr 2016
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I have always wanted to go on a photography holiday, what an oportunity.
Chris B
1st Apr 2016
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Love taking photographs. Have always wanted to go to Tuscany; its on my bucket list ... Perfect!
holmfirth
1st Apr 2016
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tuscany, what a perfect destination
dawnsk
1st Apr 2016
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My camera is ready to go and just in case so is my i pad and mobile phone
However other essentials will have to wait.
yellow lady
1st Apr 2016
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what a wonderful oppurtunity to photograph Tuscany with my new camera and on our 25th wedding anniversary as well.
mariangrove
1st Apr 2016
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Would love the chance to visit Tuscany, love Italy.
simbasmum
1st Apr 2016
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What an opportunity to enhance my photography skills - fingers crossed.
amwee
1st Apr 2016
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Marie Gardiner
1st Apr 2016
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Would love to win this for my daughter, she is currently upgrading her photography skills, done my sister's wedding and all photos were perfect.
Fionn111
1st Apr 2016
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my last visit to Italy was filled with sadness, i missed out on capturing the beauty around me, i would simply love to go back with the intention of taking pictures to bring back and share the beauty with others 🙂
annief
1st Apr 2016
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Sounds pretty wonderful. I love Italy.
Susan WestYorks
1st Apr 2016
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Never been. so the opportunity to win this prize and take some fab photos is something to wish for and to cross off my bucket list!
Sandraterry
1st Apr 2016
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Never been to Italy, and do need to improve my photo and editing skills. What a fantastic prize to win.
Teri
1st Apr 2016
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Fantastic prize. Would be lovely after 2 operations
Skybluemike
1st Apr 2016
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Would be nice to snap this offer!

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