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Domitille Farabet

Founder & Tour Coordinator

Domitille will be your main contact for information about almost everything involving our tours. Her experience in the Travel & Tourism industry is vast – after getting her Tourism and Customer Relationship Management degrees in France she moved to Australia to work in a travel agency specialized in the South Pacific. Moving back to France she continued her specialization in Australia and New Zealand in a luxury tailor made style Tour Operator. In 2008 she moved to New York City where she explored all aspects of the travel industry, working for several receptive agencies, FIT and DMC's in nearly every department including front desk, reservations, transportation, tour organization and management. She licensed as a New York City Sightseeing Tour Guide for several years and helped thousands of visitors explore and discover the Big Apple. Her passion for travels, customer relationship management and photography lead her to create a Tour Operator that would combine the three beautifully. As a native French she has traveled in Europe many times and knows all the destinations she offers.

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Tom Brichta

Photographer & Trip Leader

Thomas’s passion for photography started in the early seventies with the purchase of his first SLR, (a far cry from today’s sophisticated DSLR’s). Then, every adjustment to the camera was manual. He credits this to his methodical attention to details in his photos. Mentors also played a large part in the development of his skills, along with weekend trips to the countryside to enhance his skills and eye.

He moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in the late seventies. Here, he met three photographers that would help influence his photography. Two were Wedding and Portraiture Photographers and one, a Landscape Photographer. For awhile Thomas had a successful wedding and portraiture business. To relax he would head out with his camera and photograph the land and seascapes of Northern California. This is where he fell in love with the outdoors and landscape photography. One day while photographing the outdoors he was handed an 8 X 10 matt board with a 5 X 7 cutout and was told to look through it. As he says, “I started looking at our world in a different way”. The earth now became a canvas to his eyes.

For 26 yrs. Thomas was the Leica Camera Representative for Northern California, He also was one of the founding members of the Leica Akademie in the US. Now, he runs his own photography business, and leads workshops all over the world. His workshops have a limited number of participants, only 8-14 so he can give individual attention to all. They are not only a photo workshop, but also the experience of the location. You will be at the right location, with the right light, but you'll also experience the people, the culture, and the food of the area. His workshops locations have not only included California and the U.S, but also other beautiful places on earth like France, Germany, Galapagos Islands and his favorite, Tuscany.