FAQ PHOTO TREKKING

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Use this page to find the answers to the most common questions about DELPHICAPHOTO services and if you don't find the answer you are looking for do not hesitate to contact me.

General informations


DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking take place mainly in Valsassina, in the Orobic Alps, near Lake Como, and they cross the provinces of Lecco, Bergamo and Sondrio. They have as their starting point the municipalities of Valsassina and Val Varrone.
The starting point, the itinerary and all the information relating to the trekking are indicated on the page dedicated to each photo trekking.


You can get to Valsassina in different ways:
- by car from Milan following the signs for Lecco (SS36) and taking the "Valsassina" exit;
- by regional train from Milan and nearby cities to Lecco (you can buy your ticket at the station or on the Trenord website) and then from Lecco station by taking the bus Line 35 for Valsassina;
- on foot following one of the many paths that connect it to the nearby valleys!


DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking can last one or more days.
In the case of trekking lasting several days, dinner, overnight stay and breakfast in the mountain hut are provided.
The duration is indicated on the page dedicated to each photo trekking.


Yes!
DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking are organized in all seasons and the registration calendar is periodically updated.
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DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking wind along tracks, paths, mule tracks, forest roads and can be classified as "Excursions" (E) in the scale of hiking difficulties of the Italian Alpine Club (C.A.I.).
The greater or lesser degree of commitment required for each photographic trek depends mainly on:
- your hiking preparation and the weight of your backpack;
- the total distance and the type of route;
- the quality of the bottom of the trails;
- the morphology of the environment and the total height difference;
- the altitude.

For more information read the page How to prepare for photo trekking.
Find the itinerary and all the information on the page dedicated to each photo trekking.


Generally yes.
You can have the most suggestive and surprising photographs only when you are present at the exact moment in which the energy of nature is revealed in its elements.
Sun, wind, clouds, rain, snow are the companions that make you feel part of the life that surrounds you and allow you to express it in your photos.

However, if the weather conditions are very prohibitive and can endanger the safety of the participants, Delphicaphoto can decide to change or cancel the photo trekking.
You will be notified of any changes or cancellations and you will be able to be registered in a new list for a subsequent photo trekking.

For more information download the Regulation for participation in the photo trekking of DELPHICAPHOTO.
You can also read it directly on the dedicated page.


DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking are open to all adults:

- with a passion for photography and the mountains;
- in good health;
- who have basic photographic knowledge and good hiking skills;
- who wish to improve their photographic technique by discovering new perspectives and deepen their knowledge of landscape photography;
- who want to live an immersive experience in nature.

Photo trekking offer many opportunities to learn about composition, focusing and exposure techniques, as well as how to get the best out of your equipment.
In addition, participants are guided to express their inspiration and help develop their vision.
At the end of the photo trekking, the participants will bring with them new skills and techniques, great memories and many amazing images.


Sure!
DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking are designed for you too!
It is necessary that you have already acquired a certain knowledge of the basics of photography and a good command of the functions of your camera.
This will help you understand what will be explained during the trekking and learn, in less time and more effectively, the suggestions that help you to enhance your shots.
Furthermore, "Open Day" photo trekking are periodically organized, reserved for beginners.
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Yes.
DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking want to be a pleasant and engaging educational experience for each participant.
In order to allow everyone to receive individually all my attention and expertise, to photograph in the best light conditions, to safeguard safety and organize overnight stays in mountain hut, it is necessary that the participants are limited in number.
This way I can be sure that each participant will benefit the most from the information received during the photo trekking.
Depending on the type of photo trekking, the maximum number varies from five to seven participants and is indicated on the page dedicated to each photo trekking.


During the DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking, a packed lunch is generally provided.
So please take the food you need with you including a supply of food just in case!
During the multi-day photo trekking we will have dinner and breakfast in the mountain hut.


Generally the mountain huts are equipped to meet your needs! If you participate in photo trekking that include dinner and breakfast in the mountain hut, and for health reasons you must follow a particular diet or suffer from allergies or intolerances to certain foods, you can notify Delphicaphoto at the time of registration or in any case promptly.
In this way it will be possible to warn the managers of the mountain hut and allow them to organize themselves as best as possible to meet your needs.
In case it is not possible to guarantee the satisfaction of your specific dietary needs in advance, do not worry: you will be notified and you can take the food you need with you!

Download the Regulation for participation in the photo trekking of DELPHICAPHOTO and read the Privacy Policy to find out more about the processing of your data.


No.
While loving dogs and other pets, they are not allowed on DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking.




Equipment


You can find information about the photographic equipment required to participate in the DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking on the page How to prepare for photo trekking.
I have also prepared a checklist of photographic, hiking and first aid equipment, which will be useful for you not to forget anything. You can download it for free by filling out the form you find in this page.

In addition, any specific items of equipment to take with you are indicated on the dedicated page for each photo trekking.


Don't worry!
In the registration request form you can indicate all your needs. That way, if you can't personally rent the equipment from a dealer, I can arrange it to do it for you.
Remember, therefore, to specify the model of your camera in order to use compatible accessories.


Delphicaphoto photo trekking take place in a mountain environment and it is important that you have appropriate clothing for different weather conditions and needs physical, and also a suitable equipment to better face every situation.
You can find information about the trekking equipment you need by downloading the Trekking equipment list.
Also, you can consult the page How to prepare for photo trekking.
I have also prepared a checklist of photographic, hiking and first aid equipment, which will be useful for you not to forget anything. You can download it for free by filling out the form you find in this page.

If any other specific equipment is required, you will find further information on the page dedicated to each photo trekking.




Registrations and bookings


To register to the DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking, just click on the subscription button that you find on the page dedicated to individual photo trekking and fill out the form accepting the Regulation for participation in the photo trekking of DELPHICAPHOTO and the Privacy Policy.
You will receive an email to confirm your registration request and you will be able to access the booking page to choose the date of the photo trekking.

You can find all the information on the processing of your data in Privacy Policy.


▷ To participate in the DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekkings, some of your personal data are collected, necessary for the performance of the treks themselves:

- name;
- surname;
- email;
- telephone number.

▷ To take out the insurance policy valid during the photo trekking, the following data are also required:

- tax code;
- State.

▷ You can optionally communicate any allergies, food intolerances and/or health problems that may arise during the photo trekking, putting your health at risk and compromising the photo trekking performance.
These data are collected and processed only if you have given your free and unequivocal consent.
Download the Regulation for participation in the photo trekking of DELPHICAPHOTO and read the Privacy Policy to find out more about the processing of your data.

▷ In order to issue the invoice, the following data is required:

- name;
- surname;
- tax code/VAT number;
- business name;
- residence/domicile address.


No.
For each photo trekking you want to participate in, it is necessary to fill in the registration form before booking the date.
In fact, it is possible that you have to enter different data in the registration form in relation to the different types of photo trekking you want to participate in.


The booking sent cannot be corrected.
However, if you realize that you have booked the wrong photo trekking, you can cancel the booking by simply clicking on the button that you find in the booking confirmation email.
Alternatively, you can send me a simple cancellation request by filling out the contact form where you will indicate your details and the wrong photo trekking (or more simply the booking ID) and I will cancel your registration.

You can register at any time for the photo trekking you want to participate in, by filling out the registration form again and booking the date you prefer among those available.
I advise you not to wait too long to register to avoid not finding more free places.


Some photo trekking are in great demand and the available places will run out as soon as the dates are published.
If you are interested in taking part in one of them and you want to be warned if a place becomes available, or you want to be notified in advance when new registrations open, you can write to me by filling out the contact form and you will be notified when new registrations open.


DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking are open to photographic groups and clubs.
If your photographic group or club wishes to participate in an exclusive trekking, it is necessary to send the request by filling out the Contact Form.
Following your request, you will receive an email to make any arrangements based on your specific needs.




Discounts


Yes!
On the occasion of your first DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking you will be given the free of charge PHOTOTREKKER Card which includes participation in three photo trekking and lasts for two years.
After your first trekking you will receive a discount on the second one, and on the third photo trekking you will get a beautiful eco-gadget from DELPHICAPHOTO as a gift.
In addition, if you have subscribed to the Newsletter , there are immediately reserved offers and promotions for you!


Yes!
If you are a member of the Italian Alpine Club, the DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking lasting several days which include dinner, overnight stay, breakfast in a mountain hut agreement with C.A.I., have a reduced cost that already includes the discount to the extent established by the tariff of the C.A.I. in force.




Insurance and payments


Yes!
When you participate in the DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking you are covered by a nominative insurance policy that protects you from accidents and injuries that may occur during the trekking.
This insurance includes search, rescue and rescue even by helicopter, in addition to civil liability coverage for any physical and material damage that you can cause to third parties.
Insurance is stipulated for each photo trekking and is mandatory even if you already own one.
The insurance fee is included in the price of the photo trekking and is valid for the entire duration of the treking.


Sure!
For DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking you can choose the payment method you prefer.
DELPHICAPHOTO accepts POS electronic payments made with debit or credit cards featuring the Visa, Visa Electron, V Pay, Mastercard, Maestro, American Express, Diners Club, Discover, Union Pay logo, as well as NFC payments via Google Pay and Apple Pay.

You can pay directly on the day of the photo trekking.

Visa Visa Electron V Pay Mastercard Maestro America Express Diners Club Discover Union Pay Google Pay Apple Pay

For any other payment methods you can contact me and we will find the most suitable solution for you.

To know more

  • Download the Regulation for the partecipation in the DELPHICAPHOTO photo trekking
  • Dowload the photo trekking checklist
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