Between 10 and 15 of September 2018, Rita Fernandes will guide you on this photo experience, when the days are still long, landscapes take on a wild and golden hue, and the reddish sunsets still bear a touch of Portugal's warm summer months.


Only 12 spots available for this amazing workshop, programmed to suit professional and amateurs alike. Specially designed for enthusiasts of horses at liberty and for those who wish to combine photography and editing techniques applied to equine photography.


This Workshop offers amazing photographic opportunities and will boost your skills for a great price.*PRICE STARTS at 1.390€*

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The ultimate Lusitano Experience for photographers

Lusitano World’s Workshops offers you the ultimate Lusitano photographic experience. Rita Fernandes – expert on the Lusitano breed – will take you on this journey of discovery of Lusitania’s most cherished treasures. Our incredible Lusitanos will be on focus for your cameras. They will gallop away with your heart and haunt your moments of inspiration with their spirit at liberty, in social groups at their natural habitat and as the perfect equine companions to their riders.


Theory & Practice for exponential learning

Master-classes will include tips and tricks for improving your photography & editing and provide an insight on how to bring out the best out of our striking models and locations, for an exponential learning curve and top quality final results.


Fits all levels of photographers

From amateurs to professionals looking for striking images. Increase your knowledge of equine photography and your portfolio with our basic package or purchase the extended package for access to commercial use of the photos captured during the workshop.


100% Genuine & Cultural Experience 

Visit incredible Lusitano Studfarms and get to know the Lusitano horse with an 100% Portuguese team that specializes in the breed, and enjoy a full cultural immersion into the Lusitano World. Join us on this adventure and be prepared to want to return!

Photo Workshop Pricing

Don’t wait any longer! Secure your place now. Get to know what is included in our prices.

Single or Double Room

starting at 1.390€

  • Theoretical and practical lessons
  • Accommodation in shared double room
  • Upgrade to single room under request (+200€ - total of 1.590€)
  • Breakfast included
  • Transportation during workshop, with transfer from / to Lisbon airport on first / last day

Basic or Extended Package


  • The Basic Package allows you personal use of photos only: portfolios, social media and exhibitions without selling prints. Photos may not be used for commercial or editorial purposes. 
  • The extended package (+1.000€) allows you full permission to use photos for any purpose you want. You will be provided with all legal documents - model and property releases to avoid any restrictions of use.

Riding Lessons Package

+75€ / lesson

  • Book riding lessons with our Lusitano horses: you can enjoy up to 2 lessons during this workshop.
  • Extend your travels for an INTENSIVE TAILORED RIDING HOLIDAY PACKAGE. Contact us for more information - prices by request. 

Details You Need to Know

What photographic equipment do I need for this photo-workshop?

You need your photo-camera: the best option is DSLR. We advise you to take several type of lenses: zoom 70-200 or fix 200 mm is strongly recommended. Don’t forget extra memory cards and batteries. Laptop is a must to download photos and work with material you will collect. Before the workshop starts we will guide you in all details assuring you are ready. If are looking to buy new gear and have doubts about what are the best options to fully enjoy this workshop, ask a word of advise to Rita Fernandes.

Does my photographic experience matter to enjoy this experience?

No, it does not! Theoretical lessons and photo shoots are designed so that both amateur and advanced photographers can improve their skills and photographic knowledge and capture unique moments in exquisite scenarios. Our team assures to each participant personal guidance and proper space to clarify individual questions. You can also book online individual lessons with Rita Fernandes before the workshop - this way, you will use opportunities of this photographic experience on maximum.

How can I use the photos collected during this workshop?

All photos taken during this workshop can be used and shared for personal purposes and professional portfolio only, mentioning the workshop’s title when used. Due to legal matters, commercial use of the images will not be allowed in any situation - photos can neither be sold, published or distributed gratuitously to the press. Note that if you purchased the extended package, there are no restrictions for use of the photos made during this workshop. Check out price details for fruther information.

Who is organizing this event?

Rita Fernandes

Rita Fernandes

Leading Photographer

Rita Fernandes photography gravitates towards the Lusitano Breed. Her focus is to show the Lusitano under a new light, promoting the breed with an artistic approach. She is simply the best one to welcome and guide you in this "Lusitano Discovery".

Filipa Jácome

Filipa Jácome

Manager & RP

With large experience in events organization and public relations, and specialized in the Lusitano breed, Filipa is the one responsible for logistics, contacts with locations and the focal point for all questions about the program.

Lusitano World

Lusitano World


Lusitano World is sponsoring several initiatives on photography, aiming to promote the Lusitano breed worldwide and to increase the international awareness about this multi-faceted and simply incredible horses.