Nightless Night – Outdoor Photography Workshop takes place on the last weekend of June 2019 around Lemmenjoki area.

Welcome to the far North of Finnish Lapland! The home base for this event is Hotel Korpikartano in a small reindeer herding village called Menesjärvi, right by Lemmenjoki National Park. Lemmenjoki is the largest national park in Finland, as well as one of the largest roadless and uninhabited forest wildernesses in Europe. Inari village, the centre of Sámi culture in Lapland, is only 30 minutes drive away.

The program will take you through the very best photography locations that the vast wilderness of Lemmenjoki area has to offer. Experience the endless daylight and the pristine wilderness, that bathes in the light of midnight sun for over two months during the summer. And the best part, with a group of people that share the same passion as you do!

What can you expect from the program?

  • Loads of new tips for better photos!

Our professional photography guides will cover topics such as:

  • Principles of image composition
  • Content creation and visual story telling
  • Settings and functions of DLSR
  • Portrait photography
  • Much, much more, and answers to all the questions you will come up with!
  • A weekend full of outdoors, as we will have mostly field workshops and spend minimum time in a class room
The sun shines nonstop for more than two months in Finnish Lapland. Fell tops are great spots to photograph the magical arctic light.
You will learn how to make the best of the magical midnight sun.

DAY 1: Friday June 28th

2 pm Start of the photography workshop weekend with lunch & introductions.

Photography workshops in and around Korpikartano and paddling on Lake Menesjärvi (weather dependent). Essentials of photography in theory and put into practice. Our professional photography instructors will give you exercises and guide you hands-on throughout the weekend.

End of the day with a dinner party at a kota hut, relaxing sauna and pancake frying by open fire.

DAY 2 – Saturday June 29th

Full day trip after breakfast to Lemmenjoki River and National Park. We will be traveling by riverboat, stopping at instagrammable spots such as the home stead of Kaapin Jouni and Ravadasköngäs Waterfall.  During the daytrip there will be photography workshops, outdoor lunch and dinner. Not to forget the legendary gold area and getting to know more about gold panning – did you know that you get to keep any gold you find? Approx. 4-5 km walking throughout the day.

Experience the nightless night and learn how to shoot the midnight sun at the top of Joenkielinen Fell. The walk is approximately 3 km / way, possibility to stay by riverside fireplace.

Back to accommodation for a good (half-a-)night sleep.

DAY 3 – Sunday June 30th

Breakfast followed by workshops around Menesjärvi and Hotel Korpikartano. How to add people’s presence in nature photography? Outdoor cooking and food photography workshop – with a lunch by open fire.

Weekend wrap-up and goodbye until next summer! Program ends the latest at 5 pm.


Admission fee: 185€ (excl. accommodation, to be booked directly from Hotel Korpikartano)



The lead instructor, Harri Tarvainen, on a fell top capturing the beauty of Lapland's summer.
Harri Tarvainen is one of the workshop instructors together with Rayann Elzein and Terhi Tuovinen.

We reserve the right to changes. Some of the activities are weather-dependent, and cannot be guaranteed. For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us

Follow the event on social media: #inarinightlessnight #exploreinari

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