I spent Saturday in Wicklow with Bernard for his Wicklow workshop. What a day from start to finish. He couldn't be more helpful. He showed me a few simple little things to get the right exposure for my photos. He is very hands on. He helps me out with a few tips on how to edit my photos. And just the places he brings you are just amazing to shoot. I'm looking forward to going to another workshop in the future. I would highly recommend people to go to a workshop with him.
Not long back from another extremely successful trip with Bernard to Tenerife and all I can say is WOW! Bernard is passionate about his work and always ensures his clients walk away with amazing shots. He makes every day entertaining and strives to make the most of each location visited. He never switches off. He is constantly watching, be it weather or composition, and is always quick to give advice in a positive and friendly Manor. You might leave with a guide but you'll return with a friend. Thanks again, Bernard. Will see you on the next one!
Paul O Donnell
Having been on many tours with Bernard Geraghty landscape tours, each one amazingly informative and great fun, well organised and attention to detail second to none, I was really looking forward to this trip to Tenerife, as it was something different, ie: Astro, milky way and mostly night photography. Well, there was no way I was expecting what I got. There aren't any more stops left to pull out. Amazing Craic, fantastic locations, brilliant knowledge of the night sky, and to top it off we also had Astro mistro, Anthony Lynch, too. A week I will never forget.
Just completed part of the Donegal Photography tour. Been wanting to go on one for ages. I highly recommend going on a tour with Bernard. He has an absolute wealth of knowledge. He quickly identified my level of skill and guided me in the right directions. He was on the money with locations and I never felt rushed. Bernard is a very social person and makes you feel like one of his mates from the off. If you have any reservations about booking a tour my advice is to reserve your spot ASAP as its brilliant fun and the results I got are some of my favourite photos I've ever taken.
I used to think my photos were brilliant until I attended Bernards recent trip to the Isle of Skye. I've actually shocked myself on the improvement in my photography skills after 4 days! Currently looking through some of my shots on Lightroom and I'm still finding it hard to believe that they've come from me and my camera. I was a little hesitant about treating myself to a trip of this kind but my god did I LOVE it. 4 days lost in landscapes and stroking my creative streak is a feeling I can't put into words. Bernard, you're a sound lad and I think the booking confirmations for 2 more trips in 2019/2020 are a firm indication I had a brilliant time! Haha!
I have no hesitation in recommending anyone to go on a tour or workshop with Bernard. His enthusiasm is infectious and second to none. I recently returned from my first trip to the Isle of Skye with Bernard, he has a great knowledge of the area and can take you straight to a good shooting location without having to scout around for a spot. The accommodation was perfect and transport comfortable. I look forward to booking again in the future. Thank you, Bernard, for a great trip!
So the snow has settled on my first trip to Lofoten with the legend that is Bernard Geraghty....what can I say..you did it again pal, I didn't think you could outdo yourself from our trip to Skye last year but you managed to do it on this trip, epic locations....epic light....great company and great laughs..this trip had it all.... between yourself and Mr Excitable Johnny Baird you guys managed to give us a trip that just exceeded our expectations on every bend on every road...some might say its guesswork.... I call "fake news" on that...I've seen first hand just how much researching went in to planning our days out..you guys had it well sussed and it meant us as clients could relax and put our trust in you both and you never steered us wrong...speaking of steering, I tip my hat to you for having the experience to get us on the road everyday in some seriously bad conditions....not for the faint-hearted but you managed to make it look easy and it meant again that we never doubted we wouldn't see all the locations we had planned on visiting...for anyone reading this just book a trip now...you won't regret it....well maybe Bernards singing but the rest you won't regret...Bernards passion for making people happy and for giving the best experience to his clients is what makes his tours so special...I can't wait for our next adventure...thanks, buddy.
I travelled to Donegal on a workshop with Bernard & on St Patrick’s Day, 2018 went to Malin Head for what turned out to be an amazing sunset. Bernard shared his knowledge, talent & coaching skills with us over the few days & as a result, I came away with a treasure trove of stunning images. Bernard is one of life’s treasures & I have a number of workshops booked with him.
I booked my first ever workshop with Bernard Geraghty landscape tours for the Isle of Skye in Feb 2017. I was hesitant at first as I have been into photography for 30 years and thought “why pay this guy for a workshop when I an pretty good anyway myself”. Well, am I glad I did. I have since been away with him on 5 or more occasions, the big one to Iceland, Norway booked for November and Tenerife for April. Why you may ask?! simple, my photography has improved at least 100% since my very first workshop with Bernard. His knowledge, dedication and showing how much fun photography can be is second to none. From the first minute you meet him he ensures you are relaxed and gives undivided attention when required and space when you need it.
If you are in two minds to give this tour guide a try, just do it, you won’t regret it.
My first trip with Bernard was to the Isle of Skye in Scotland in 2017. It was immediately obvious that Bernard loves what he does, his enthusiasm and good humour are infectious. His main goal is making sure that everyone who attends one of his photography tours gets the shots they want and he is always willing to provide advice and guidance. His knowledge of the best locations to get good photos in the places he visits is incredible. I also travelled to Iceland with Bernard in February this year and again his knowledge of the various shoot locations and his ability to judge the weather and lighting conditions made it a hugely enjoyable and rewarding trip for all of us. I’d have no hesitation in recommending Bernard’s tours to anyone who's interested in travelling to amazing places, improving their photography and adding great photos to their portfolio.
I travelled from Australia in 2017 for a nine-day private tour with Bernard. He picked me up from Dublin airport and from the start was a perfect gentleman. The accommodation he booked (mainly B&B’s) which I requested were lovely and obviously well thought out on his behalf. Getting out to Skellig Michael was on my bucket list and Bernard managed to fulfil my dream. He took me to places unknown to the big tour companies and the photos I returned home with are amazing. Highly recommend Bernard if travelling alone and you want to see the hidden gems of Ireland.
Bernard took us on a one-day Wicklow tour in 2017, and it was one of the best days of my life. He knows the magical spots and helped me learn how to see better with my camera. I can't wait to go on another tour with him!
I have been on two tours with Bernard, not only is his enthusiasm infectious but he also does his very best for each client to ensure they get the photos they want. His in-depth knowledge of the locations is great, as is the constant banter. Highly recommended!
I went to Donegal with Bernard this spring, and with his help came away with so many photos that are way better than I thought I could take. He worked nonstop to get us to gorgeous locations, outsmart the weather and beat the sun. On our tour, Bernard struck a great balance between being serious about helping us take amazing photographs, and making sure we enjoyed the adventure that landscape photography can be. I really hope to take another tour with Bernard in the future.
I couldn’t recommend Bernard enough, I went on workshops to Kerry and Donegal with him and his professionalism is second to none. He has a great knowledge of the areas he brings the tours to and gets the most out of every situations and weather. Bernard is a great teacher too and my photography improved so much from attending his workshops. The atmosphere on the tours is light-hearted and friendly and he will do his utmost to help you learn and progress while having fun!
Went to the Isle of Skye on a trip organised by Bernard - could not recommend him highly enough. He's a great facilitator, very pleasant company. Pays attention to all the details - weather, accommodation, transport, location, location, location! Considers his client's safety in all aspects of the trip. I'd love to do another trip someday.
Jane Ryan Friel
I had the pleasure to spend the guts of a week with Bernard in Snowdonia in Wales this year and it was by far the best workshop I have ever taken. From day 1 Bernard was all about ensuring we got shots to remember. He was attentive and helpful and extremely engaging with everyone on the tour. What blew me away was his knowledge of the area. On several occasions when the weather just plain refused to co-operate Bernard was on hand with a backup location that never failed and always ensured we walked away from a location with at least one image, we could be proud of. Can not recommend him highly enough and cannot wait for the next workshop next year!
Paul O Donnell
I went on a workshop with Bernard at the Slieve Bloom Mountains. I love shooting long exposures as much as I can, and this workshop was perfect for that. After talking with Bernard about my settings, he advised me of some other settings to help me get better shots. Since then, I have used the settings Bernard recommended which has greatly improved my long exposure photography, I can't recommend Bernard enough, his knowledge is superb and his eye for detail is excellent. I have since booked a trip to Scotland with Bernard and looking forward to getting more tips and trick and coming home with some amazing photos.
I travelled with Bernard twice now and can’t wait to book a third trip. His knowledge of the areas we visited is second to none and he gets the best from these places no matter what the weather is like. I’ve no idea where he gets his drive and energy from but it definitely feeds through the group. From beginner to advanced he always has tips and tricks for every level of photographer. All in all, it’s a 5-star experience and I’d highly recommend his tours.
Just back today from my third trip with BG landscape Tours. My first tour last year was a day trip to the Wild Atlantic Way in West Clare. I was then a total nervously toe-tipping into the world of Photography. Bernard was an absolute professional from start to finish, guiding and encouraging and making me feel good about the shots I had taken. No such thing as a silly question for Bernard who will always make you feel totally part of the gang. My second trip was to the Antrim Coastline and this weekend it was the Wicklow workshop. My photography has come on in leaps and bounds since that first trip. A big thanks to Bernard who has an infectious personality and this adds a great sense of fun to the whole learning process. Each of the tours I have been on has had a great bunch of characters too! Bernard seems to know everywhere like the back of his hand and as a result, you end up in the perfect location at the perfect time for that 'epic shot'. Already looking forward to the next trip with Bernard in a few months!
Well, what can I say, Bernard is a real gentleman and his expertise is second to none. Went on a trip with Bernard and a great group of people, the craic we had was unreal and I enjoyed every minute of it and Bernard was always on hand to offer help and guidance when needed. Definitely one of the best things I've ever done and I highly recommend him to anyone wanting to go on one of his tours. Now I'm super excited for my next three trips with Bernard and many more adventures to come!
I have done 2 tours with Bernard, one in Kerry & one in Italy and both times I was blown away by the whole experience. I have been out shooting with him on other occasions outside of the tours/workshops and regardless of where or what it is I always come away with another piece of info from him. The workshops & tours are so much more than just a photography trip, both times I was part of a group of 6 or 7 and it was always good craic and having the banter in a relaxed atmosphere. When you see the work and effort that BG puts into the tours its then you realise why everyone comes back with epic photographs, he goes by the weather & conditions rather than locations and he never stops, even while on the workshop, checking updates & forecasts to make sure he gets you to the right spots for what's about to happen, so I can certainly say its not luck or by chance...its all down to BG himself that each outing is a whopping success. The late nights & early starts on the trips aren't easy, but when the instructor is so enthusiastic & passionate about what he's doing it makes it easier on everyone to get out shooting. I have no hesitation in recommending his workshops/tours to anybody regardless of their photography level. If you have the chance, make sure you get on one. Cheers for all the help Bernard.
I attended Bernard's autumn Wicklow workshop and I enjoyed it from start to finish. I'm a beginner and just took up photography at the start of the summer. Bernard brought us to locations that I had been before but this is where Bernard's expertise shone through. His tips and guidance made me look at the location differently and in the end, I came away with my best ever images. There were a total of 5 participants on the workshop and Bernard made sure that each one was looked after and receiving nothing but the best tuition. I would highly recommend his workshops to anyone and I'm already planning 2019 around which ones I can attend.
I have had the privilege of attending two of Bernard’s landscape tours. The first in Killarney & the second in The Isle of Skye. I cannot recommend his courses enough. Bernard is an excellent tutor & researches his trips extensively. Whether you are a complete beginner or a more experienced photographer, you will learn a huge amount. He will take you to amazing locations, you will learn about composition, exposure, camera settings, filters, grads & so forth. Bernard goes above & beyond for his clients & his sense of humor ensures one always has mighty craic. I can’t wait for my next workshop with him in Dingle in the New Year!