Photography Workshop to Komodo with Saeed by Marcelina

Photography Trip with Saeed Rashid

Once again, our Saeed Rashid, a self-professed neek (both a nerd and a geek combined) is here to share his knowledge and expertise with you on a great trip around the world famous Komodo National Park. Saeed is a popular choice for photography workshops for his approachability, energy, enthusiasm and sense of fun, which will make your experience memorable as well as informative.


Saeed is a regular speaker at both the London and Birmingham International Dive Shows, hosting successful workshops for underwater photography and post production editing, both in the UK and abroad. Whether you have just picked up your first camera, or have been shooting for years, Saeed’s relaxed and personal approach will ensure you benefit from his extensive knowledge and professional experiences.



Saeed has always had a close relationship with water and especially the sea, as some would say it runs through his veins. As a child Saeed would spend days on the beach wondering what was both over the horizon and under the waves. Now as an adult Saeed sails over the horizon and dives down under the sea to find those mysteries that he only dreamt about when he was younger.



Saeed’s Komodo Photography Workshop


On this trip Saeed will be on hand to guide you through the underwater photography process from start to finish as well as helping you to develop your skills to spot and frame your subject to its full potential underwater, but also show you how to polish your images using a variety of simple post-production techniques when back ashore.


Komodo National Park is one of the most diverse and rich marine environments in the world, home to over 1,000 species of fish and 250 types of reef-building coral. The coral reefs in the north of the park are rich with colourful combinations of hard and soft corals. Be delighted by the ever-present schools of Anthias, Wrasses, majestic angelfish, and larger predators – reef sharks and giant trevally.






19th June 2019


Fly to Jakarta from the UK. Flight departs Heathrow 21:45 arriving Jakarta 18:15 +1 (direct), check in at the Jakarta Airport Hotel for an overnight stay.


21st June 2019


Fly to Labuan Bajo from Jakarta. Flight departs Jakarta 10:05 arriving Labuan Bajo 14:25. Transfer (approximately 1 hour) to the Cheng Ho boat and check-in for your 10 night adventure. Afternoon at leisure and check-in at the dive centre, prepare camera equipment for diving the following day.


Day 3-13


10 days diving aboard the Cheng Ho with daily diving activities. Enjoy the world famous sites of Komodo National Park and dive with Manta Rays, Turtles and pristine coral reefs, trekking in search of the ancient Komodo Dragon, visit the waterfalls, witness an active volcano, local markets, schools and much more.


01st July 2019


Transfer to the Airport. Fly Labuan Bajo to Jakarta. Flight departs Labuan Bajo at 15:10 arriving Jakarta 16:50. check in at the Jakarta Airport Hotel for an overnight stay.


02nd July 2019


Fly to Heathrow from Jakarta. Flight departs 08:15 and arrives Heathrow 16:45.




Price: £3095 per person

Deposit: £600 at the time of booking


Package Inclusions: 


  • 10 nights in shared cabin aboard the Cheng Ho
  • Daily diving with cylinders and weights
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Airport Transfers
  • Harbour and anchor fee
  • 2 nights in Jakarta


Package Exclusions:


  • Airport departure tax
  • Tips
  • Komodo Entrance Fee :25 USD/person/night
  • Soft drinks and alcohol beverages
  • Personal travel & diving insurance
  • Onboard telecommunication & laundry service
  • Land tour and entrance fee
  • International/domestic airfare and airport tax – available 11 months prior to departure. Estimated fare around £650 and £900 per person


Trip Options and Upgrades:


  • Flights – Between £650 and £900 per person (Flights need to arrive Labuan Bajo on the 21st June 2019)
  • Single Supplement – £475 for the 10 nights
  • Upper Deck Upgrade – £320 per person
  • NITROX Fills – £185 for the duration of the trip


To get your name on the list

send us an email or call 0208 655 6458 today!


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