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    Our Lombok Getaway 2010 is launched. This year is something special, as we get to stay at "The Oberoi Lombok": The best hotel on the Island.

    The Oberoi Lombok is the perfect location for our activites and cuts our time on the road considerably. The Gili Islands are just 15 minutes away.

    You don't have to be a pro, or advanced amateur to enjoy the Getaways: A keen interest in traveling and taking pictures is enough. We had photographers on all sorts of levels in the past.

    The relatively small groups allows us to help everyone to improve on their images, regardless the level.

    Award Winning Photographers and beginners will have their chance to enjoy the trips.

    Some testimonials from our GETAWAY and Workshop participants:

    Thank you so much for the wonderful time in Chiang Mai! Traveling with different people sharing a common passion was just a great experience for me. I'm looking forward to more trips like this one It's been wonderful meeting each one of you who made my trip unforgettable in different ways.
    It has been a truly exciting trip for both myself and my wife.
    We all come from different parts of the world and different walks of life. But to be able to shoot together and share – it’s priceless.
    Thanks to Felix, James, Jamie for a trip very well organized.
    And to everyone, it has been a meaningful experience for us.

    Lee Turner, Finalist UNICEF Awards 2008
    "Within Felix's workshops, the world of travel becomes more than the sum of its many elements, and its unique power to inspire, they shed light on the many disciplines required to evolve one's passionate inspiration to professional aspiration. I left his workshop mindful of industry realities while motivated by Felix's insights which are uniquely tailored to each participant; they are designed to invite one to elevate their respective craft to go beyond mere snapshots and make their images truly sing."

    Jean, Photojournalist & Mosaic Runner UP 2008
    "I took his Intermediate travel photography class and wished that it wasn't over so soon! Appreciate that he has zero airs.. no arrogance despite his achievements, especially when he's achieved so much! As a young freelance photojournalist, I treasure moments like this where I get to meet the man behind the pictures, listen to him speak, question, discuss and learn. Thanks for a wonderful workshop and I hope that there'll be much more!! "

    Muha, Winner of the Maldivien Tourism Board Photography Competition 2007
    "To describe with few word, Felix Hug's Travel & Destination Photography is absolutely the best! Dazzling landscapes to lifestyle shots absolutely a treat see, chances are that you’ve come across some of his amazing photography. From the captivating ‘Yi Peng’ to the splendid ‘SilkAir’ series, Felix Hug hasn’t failed to amaze me .

    It was undoubtably one of the most valuable opportunities for me to have travelled & perhaps clicked a few shots with Felix during his visit to the Maldives. Apart from the valuable moments, it was great to hang around with someone with a cool attitude & sense of humor.
    Luckily when "Eyes on Asia" decided to start their own Travel Photography Workshops, it’s everyone's chance to learn some secrets to his world renowned photography.

    Interested? Please drop Jamie an email, if you like to reserve a spot

    About Eyes On Asia & Felix

    "I believe that positive images can change the way we look at things. We launched the Getaway trips to bring together like minded individuals who enjoy travel & photography as a process and want to improve on their skills at the same time."
    Eyes On Asia was founded in 2006 by Felix Hug (Director & Photographer) and Jamie Boyd (Director Representation/Production).
    Unlike other photography teams, they make their living entirely within the world of travel imagery.

    Over the past 3 years they established a network in the region visiting many destinations on assignments.

    "I think the great thing about our Getaways is, that they are not out of the box. We have seen all the destinations ourselves and have handpicked the places we go. We established a network and connections over time allowing us to get more personal on our visits. As much as it's about photography, as much it is about the experience as a whole. People should come home with a full memory chip and a full heart. ;-)"
    Awards: Felix is "Image of The Year Winner" at the AMERICAN PHOTO competition (New York), The "New York Photography Awards Winner" for the "Best Editorial Image of the Year", as well as the Travel Photography of The Year Awards (TPOTY London).

    Felix has won first Prizes in big Photography Competitions in Europe, Asia, Australia and the USA.

    Clients: Lonely Planet Books & Library, Banyan Tree Resorts, Universal Resorts (Maldives), Silk Air (Singapore Airlines), Asian Geographic.

    Publications: Felix's images have been published in countless magazines around the globe including on the cover of National Geographic Traveler.

    Some other publications include: The GEO magazines (GEO, GEO Saison, GEO International), Cosmopolitan, Travel & Leisure, Conde Nast, Destin Asia, Outdoor Photography (UK & US), American Photo and many more. He writes a travel photography column for Asian Geographic Passport.

    Exhibitions: Amongst other things his images were exhibited in London, Sydney and in the National Museum in Singapore.

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    Default Re: Eyes On Asia & Asian Geographic Getaway Lombok 1st until 5th of July

    We still have some spots for this trip. Deadline for registration nears on march 31st.

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    Asian Geographic Passport has been voted Best Travel Magazine (MPAS magazine awards 2010)

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    All Getaways follow the same philosophy: Enjoy a destination with likeminded individuals while you improve on your photography.

    Its important to us that you come home with a sense of achievement, as much as the feel that you really had a great time out and about.

    We shoot during early morning and evening sessions on each Getaway to take advantage of the best light. After the morning session we have time for image critique and tips and tricks by two professional photographers.

    You have a chance to win a Canon G11 camera and your images will published in our own Getaway book. The best images will be published in the "Travel Magazine of the Year (MPAS magazine awards)": Asian Geographic Passport.

    Our trips are handpicked and not to be found in any travel agencies office.

    We tailored them for you, based on our past trips to the region on various assignments.

    Each trip is guided by the Eyes On Asia Team: Felix Hug (Winner at the the Travel Photographer of the Year Awards in London,UK) and Jamie Boyd (Director and Producer Eyes On Asia). Every trip we add another professional photographer, most of times from the region itself.
    If you are interested in testimonials, like to sign up or look for more info?

    Contact Jamie under:

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    Hi everyone,

    We have now only two spots left for the Lombok Getaway. We have extended the deadline until April 31st to give everyone a last shot at this.

    The Getaway is confirmed to go ahead and we have started to confirm flight and hotel bookings with our partners for the confirmed seats.

    Again we have a great mixture of people coming along from Singapore, the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, Indonesia and the USA.

    As with previous Getaways we have again around 50% repeaters and a few people who are doing Lombok for the second time with us, a rate that is speaking for itself.

    (btw. all repeaters receive now a 150 SGD loyalty discount)

    See you soon
    Team Eyes On Asia

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    Default Re: Eyes On Asia & Asian Geographic Getaway Lombok 1st until 5th of July

    Last spot for grabs, then the Lombok Getaway is SOLD OUT


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