Photography Workshop Iceland with Ronald Söthje




Max 6 Vans


3rd – 10th November




Max 6 vans


3rd – 10th November


The most flexible way to explore Iceland and to improve your photography

1800 km / 6 Vans / 8 days

Join professional photographer and videographer Ronald Söthje as he chases the Northern Lights and dramatic winter sun over Iceland at the most challenging, but perhaps most beautiful time of the year. The weather will be the biggest challenge but the results might be unique.

About the Workshop

Led by the professional photographer and videographer Ronald Söthje, our upcoming photography workshop in Iceland promises to be an epic adventure for you. With the guidance of this expert, who knows all the best places to capture Iceland’s natural beauty, you will have the opportunity to hone your skills and discover new perspectives.

The workshop will take place with up to six of our camper vans, adding an element of freedom, adventure and flexibility to the experience. You will have the opportunity to explore Iceland’s hidden gems, discovering the beauty of the country’s lesser-known locations while capturing stunning images on the move.

From the towering glaciers to misty waterfalls, the natural beauty of Iceland will be captured through the lenses, with the guidance and expertise of your professional guide. You will have the opportunity to immortalize the vibrant hues of the Northern Lights and the raw power of Iceland’s volcanic landscapes, pushing the boundaries of creativity and capturing images that will inspire for years to come.

The photography workshop will be an unforgettable experience for all involved, offering a unique opportunity to learn from a professional, discover new perspectives, and capture the essence of Iceland’s natural beauty. With the help of Campeasy’s van expertise and Ronald`s photo- and videography background, you will have the adventure of a lifetime, creating memories and capturing images that will last forever.Planning our meals will involve a combination of cooking in the camper van and discovering the diverse Icelandic cuisine, always considering the weather and the preferences of the group. Flexibility will be essential to adapt our culinary choices to the conditions and the group’s inclinations during the journey. Icelandic cuisine, influenced by the country’s natural resources, offers a range of unique dishes that we can explore together. 

Tour Highlights

About the Guide

Ronald Söthje is a professional photographer, drone pilot, time-lapser, video creator, trainer and engineer based in Germany. In the past few years he has been intensively traveled in Iceland at all times of the year and is creating content for various online, TV and cinema productions. He knows all the popular and more hidden places and spots, has a good knowledge of the weather and microclimate across the island and has an extensive technical background and a passion for landscape and aurora photograph.

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Experience Iceland and its incredible places

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Get the most of your stay being guided by Ronald

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Everything you need

Day 1
Day 1 – Snaefellsnes Peninsula

We start early on day 1 – Meeting at Campeasy is at 8am. Checkin your camper van, pack your gear and get prepared for the trip. After a short introduction we leave and head north to Snæfellsnes Peninsula.

It is a scenic region in western Iceland, known for its diverse landscapes. We can explore black sand beaches, rugged coastlines, lava fields and hopefully snow-capped mountains. We have many options to choose depending on weather like Kirkjufell mountain, Búðakirkja, Djúpalónssandur beach and the charming fishing villages of Arnarstapi and Hellnar.

The plan is to spend the night near Grundarfjordur and, if conditions permit, see the Aurora at Kirkjufell and/or Búðakirkja.

Day 2
Day 2 – Snaefellsnes Peninsula

We stay for another day in the area, explore and discover more places and hopefully have another night with the lights.

Day 3
Day 3 – The Golden Circle

We start very early and head towards Gulfoss, one of Iceland’s most famous and impressive waterfalls. After admiring the stunning views, the next stop is Strokkur, a geysir that erupts every few minutes, followed by a visit to the beautiful blue waters of Bruarfoss. Along the way, there are several optional activities to choose from, including a soak in the Secret Lagoon, visit a hot spring, stop at a farm or visit greenhouses to see how tomatoes are grown in Iceland’s geothermal environment. We will enjoy the sunset on the south coast.

Day 4
Day 4 – Black sand and waterfalls

Day 4 will start with Skogafoss, a stunning waterfall known for its impressive height and beautiful rainbows. You’ll also have the opportunity to hike to a nearby hidden waterfall, which is tucked away in a beautiful canyon.

In the afternoon, we`ll visit the black sand beach and marvel at the incredible basalt columns and sea stacks that dot the coastline. You’ll end the day camping at Vestrahorn and hopefully not only dreaming about the northern lights above this famous mountain.

Day 5
Day 5 – About Canyons and Glaciers

Day 5 start at Vestrahorn, the popular spot for photography and sightseeing. Today we will join a private photography tour that will take you into a glacier cave. You’ll have the opportunity to capture stunning photos, guided by experienced local guides who will share their knowledge of the area and help you get the perfect shot. If time permits, you can visit the nearby Diamond Beach, a stunning black sand beach known for its crystal-clear ice formations. We go back to Vestrahorn and maybe see the lights again.

Day 6
Day 6 – South coast adventures

Day 6 starts at awesome location in the South near Vestrahorn, which is famous for its views. In the afternoon we’ll visit a secret canyon, where you can enjoy a peaceful hike and take in the stunning scenery. You’ll spend the next night camping at Skaftafell National Park, a beautiful area known for its stunning glaciers, waterfalls, and hiking trails.

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Day 7
Day 7 – Sneak into the Highlands

On Day 7 you’ll have the opportunity to explore some of the lesser-known but equally stunning natural wonders of Iceland. We might visit two of the tallest and most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. These waterfalls are surrounded by breathtaking natural landscapes and offer unparalleled views.

Next we visit a scenic waterfall nestled in a picturesque valley. Throughout the day, you’ll be surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery and have the opportunity to explore some of the hidden gems of Iceland. You’ll end the day camping in the area.

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Day 8
Day 8 – Departure

Day 8 marks the end of the journey and departure from Iceland. iIt’s time to drive back to Reykjavik, to pack up and say goodbye to this beautiful country and its natural wonders.

Depending on the flight schedule, there may be some time for last-minute souvenir shopping or a final stroll through Reykjavik’s charming streets. With memories of Iceland’s rugged landscapes, stunning waterfalls and unique culture it’s time to head back home with full memory cards and beautiful shots.

Who Is This Trip For?

Adventure seekers who want to drive the famous Icelandic ring road by a van
All ages & families welcome
You want to travel to Iceland with a guide but still have the freedom to explore on your own
You want to explore, but also enjoy learn about photography and secrete spots

Price from €1995/person

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Your Home For The Week

A look inside the van. Fully equipped with a kitchen, heater and a comfy bed. Vanlife is the best kind of life. Anywhere you go, your home follows. You’ve got a kitchen for food, a fridge for cold drinks, a bed for naps and always a warm jacket when you need it.

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Comfy bed with thick duvets

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Powerful heating system and wool insulation

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Cooking facilities

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Running water

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What’s Included?

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Van Rental

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Campsite fees

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Professional Guide

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Ice Cave Tour

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Zero-Risk Insurance

What’s Not Included?

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Food & Drink

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Parking Fees

Looks Great, But How Exactly Does it Work…?

This is a guided trip. Each day we explore the best sights of Iceland. You can choose to follow our guides or drive on your own, it’s up to you.

At sunset, we gather all together and we will go shooting pictures. Each night we sleep in the vans at a campsite. The next day we do it all again!


What’s your refund and cancellation policy?

You can find all information about the cancellation policy and terms here.

How much should I expect to spend during the week?

During your week in Iceland, an estimate for what you’ll spend is something like this:

  • Fuel – €250 per van
  • Food – If you buy food in a supermarket and cook in the van, estimate around €100/person for the week.
  • Dinner at a restaurant – From €40pp incl one drink.
  • Extra activities – These cost usually €60-130 depending on what you choose to do. They are all optional but come highly recommended to try at least some.
  • Drinks – We’ll be spending most of our evenings at the campsite. We recommend picking up alcoholic drinks at tax-free before you enter Iceland. A beer at a bar is about €8 and a cocktail €15.

Do I have to follow the group?

You can explore on your own or follow our guides. It’s exactly up to you. Each morning we will recommend the best stops of the day and then it’s up to you what you select to do.

Who can join this trip?

Everyone are welcome. All you need to do is to book a van and you’re in!


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