Pacific Northwest USA with Tom Mackie. Wed 1st October 2014 - Fri 10th October 2014


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Wed 1st October 2014 - Fri 10th October 2014. Price excludes flights. Washington State, nicknamed ‘the Evergreen State' for its stunning green backdrop, provides the lush, vivid green scene for this photography workshop. Take advantage of Tom's extensive knowledge of the area to see all that it has to offer. You'll be blown away by the variety of landscapes to see in just one trip. Learn how to capture stunning Seattle at night before experiencing the amazing views on the Olympic Peninsula, the Hoh Rainforest with its impressive of 500 year old trees and the wildflower meadows of Mt. Rainier National Park. Book early to secure your place as the maximum group size is only five people with no minimum. This allows quality time for individual tuition to help you get the most of your experience.

The Pacific Northwest USA Worskhop with Tom Mackie

Please note: This is a Tom Mackie workshop and is not run by Wex. To find out more about the workshop or if you would prefer to pay a holding deposit of £200, please visit Tom's website.

Date: Wed 1st October 2014 - Fri 10th October 2014
Includes: Accommodation (accommodation will be in carefully selected hotels with private rooms and no single supplement.), transport during workshop and tuition.
Excludes: Flights, meals and travel insurance.

About the workshop:
The workshop with will start with an evening shoot in Seattle photographing the impressive night sky in the Emerald City. Tom will then guide you around the very best photography spots in the surrounding countryside. The Olympic National Park has an amazing variety of views from the peaks of the Olympic Mountains in amongst the clouds to gushing waterfalls down to the valleys. Within the park we’ll discover the brilliant shades of green of the canopy of the ancient Hoh Rainforest and the picture perfect La Push beach with surrounding sea stacks.
Our next stop will be Oregon on the way to the spectacular Columbia Gorge. At Silver Falls State Park you’ll notice a dramatic change in scenery as the forest floor becomes carpet of ferns, mosses and wildflowers. Mt. Rainier National Park brings a completely different scene with alpine wildflower meadows surrounding the mountains and lakes.

Important information

What to take
A good pair of waterproof hiking boots and/or wellington boots and waterproof outdoor clothing is essential depending on the location of the workshop. For the Iceland workshop in February we will make a point of capturing the Northern Lights so the temperatures can get down below 0° C. Warm hats, gloves and thermals are necessary.


  • Camera - all workshop attendees require a Digital SLR / Film camera
  • Digital Memory and/or film - 4 GB or higher memory cards are recommended
  • Tripod - if you don't have one already or are considering a new tripod, Tom recommends Giottos tripods. There will be a couple of Giottos tripods for anyone to use during the workshop. (UK workshops only) Please let us know if you need to use one
  • Camera bag - Comfortable camera backpack
  • Filters - Graduated ND (2 stop & 3 stop) and Polarizer (not required, but highly recommended)
  • Shutter Release Cord (not required, but highly recommended)

Please note: If you are interested in purchasing any Lee filters, Tom holds a small stock of filters and filter holders for purchase on the workshop. Please let Tom know well before the workshop what you are interested in purchasing. Click here to contact Tom via his website.

Please bring with you a small selection of prints or images on CD (jpgs @ 72 dpi) or memory stick for critiquing.

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Product Specification

Event Date 3rd Febuary 2013
Event Location Cotswolds
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With our no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.

Finance Example
Item Value (Cash Price) £2,350.00
Deposit £0.00
Agreement Duration 42 Months
Total Amount Credit £2,350.00
Settlement Fee £29.00
Settlement Payment -
Monthly Instalments 35 x £92.00
Final Instalments £91.88
Total Amount Payable £3,311.88
Annual Rate of Interest 19.9% P.A.
Representative APR 19.9% APR

Are you eligible for finance?

Applicants must be:

  • Aged 18 years or older from the application date
  • In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
  • Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
    • In regular, permanent employment.
    • Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
    • Not working through disability.
    • Self-employed.

Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.

Credit is subject to application and status. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photographic act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.

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No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.

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Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.

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