Q. What is the name of the resort?
Workshop and accommodation will be in Solar Do Conde Hotel.
Q. Where is the resort located?
Hotel Solar Do Conde
Rua do Rosario 36,
408 9545-142 Ponta Delgada,
Phone: +351 296 298 887
Q. What is the name of the airport I will fly into?
AIRPORT TO ARRIVE: Ponta Delgada - João Paulo II AirportCODE: PDL
As a rule of thumb, flights to Azores are considerably cheaper from Porto, Lisbon or London. Ponta Delgada airport has the highest number of flight connections.
You can get to the Azores islands using most holiday travel agents, or with your own travel arrangements. You can book your flight online with Azores Airlines, EasyJet or Ryanair. Be sure to book your flight ahead!
Q. What types of transportation from the airport are available?
Located less than 3 km from the city of Ponta Delgada, Airport John Paul II offers several options to take you to your destination. Just choose the option that is best suited to your needs and, in a short while, you'll be feeling right at home.
From the airport, you can take the AeroBus, which makes the connection to the Ponta Delgada city centre, also stopping at the island's main hotels.
You can find them at Arrivals.
Q. What are the dates of the workshop?
The dates of the workshop are April 3h-7th. We advice you to arrive on the island on Sunday 2th and leave on Saturday 8th.
Q. What is the payment structure of the workshop? Retainer amount and final payment as well as dates in which the payments are due.
The payment of your ticket can be done in 2 ways:
- 1 total payment of 1500$
- 2 payments of 750$ USD. The initial payment reserves your spot at the workshop. The second payment ($750 USD) is due 4 weeks prior to the workshop.
Q. What is covered in my registration fee?
Your registration fee includes:
— Hotel accommodations during the 3-7 of April 2017
— Breakfast during all the workshop days
— Welcome diner on 3rd April 2017
— All ground transportation during the shoots and landmark visits are covered
— Visits to landmarks of Azores
— Dolphin swimming / Whale watching
— 5 days of adventure experience, bonfire nights with live acoustic music and dj, instructional class, hands-on -shooting, one on one portfolio critique, questions and answers with mentors
— Awesome swags from Tribe Red Leaf, Tribe Archipelago, Fundy Designer, Flothemes, QTalbums, Wooden Banana.
Q. What arrangements are made for meals?
Welcome dinner during the arrival and all breakfast are covered
Q. What should I bring?
You should bring your favorite camera equipment, charger for your batteries and phone. Don’t forget to take your camera bag/backpack with you. If you wish you can bring your computer with you.
Q. What is the weather in April in Sao Miguel?
The climate in Azores is tricky, don’t let it bring you down. The wind can get a bit crazy, it rains often and most importantly: the weather changes quickly and frequently. But that just adds to the thrill of it, right?
The average sea tempeature is 16 °C (60.8 °F).
The average temperature in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel in April is mild at 15.1 °C (59.18 °F).
Afternoons can be somewhat warm with average high temperatures reaching 18.1 °C (64.6 °F).
Overnight temperatures are generally quite mild with an average low of 12.1 °C (53.8 °F).
In April the mean daily temperature variation/ range is 6 °C (10.8 °F).
Q. Will I have internet access?
Yes there is internet access available at the area of swimming pool and restaurant.
Q. Do I need a special international adaptor for electricity to charge my gear?
There are currently 15 types of electrical outlet plugs in use today, each of which has been assigned a letter by the US Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA). The one is used in Archipelago of Azores islands is TYPE C.
Q. Can I post the images from this workshop in my personal portfolio and social media?
Yes you can.