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Wild Pantanal

Photographic Workshop

with Renato Machado


A little about this wonderful destination.

Come and have a great experience in Serra da Mantiqueira. Have you ever thought about spending three days in a premium camp at the top of the mountain photographing?

This is what this incredible experience will be like. Located in Sao Bento do Sapucaí, in São Paulo, Baú Base Camp will be our home for this workshop for three days. Just bring your photography equipment. The rest will be on us.

All tents are prepared and waiting for you with a sleeping bag, mattress and pillow, in addition to the incredible structure of Bau Base Camp with bathroom, gas-heated shower and a wonderful gourmet kitchen.

Come with me to experience many trails, viewpoints and astrophotography.


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Period: 28 to 30  June 2024



R$ 2,250.00 (Individual tent)

R$ 1,950.00 (Double tent)

Target Audience: Interested in landscape photography, wildlife, astrophotography, travel and nature.

Payment Terms: 


  • Cash 7% discount

  • 50% deposit and balance in installments* with payment   bank transfer or PIX. 

  • Or 50% deposit and balance in up to 6 installments on your credit card with interest.

    * Consult number of installments


Renato Machado Photos


1st day  06/28/2024  Friday    (J)

All participants will be welcomed at the facilities of theBase Camp Chest , where everyone will be able to accommodate themselves in their tents. The adventure begins in the late afternoon,  where we will have our first photographic outing and workshop briefing. This first event will occur  at a nearby viewpoint. After sunset and golden hour, we will return to Base Camp for our welcome dinner. After dinner and a hot shower,  everyone can experience the mountain camp with all the support structure. If Saint Peter collaborates,  We will also have the opportunity to photograph the Milky Way in the darkness of Serra da Mantiqueira.


2nd day  06/29/2024   Saturday  (C, A/L,  J)

On the second day of activities, we will wake up before sunrise and follow a moderate trail to a new location to photograph the sunrise, having theChest Stone as an element in the composition.

Next,  return to Base Camp for a delicious breakfast. Then free period to explore and photograph the  Base Camp area. Return for lunch and a brief rest in the hammocks under the trees in the middle of the forest. Then moderate trail to the top of theAna Chata Stonewhere we will have the sunset.

Return to Base Camp for a delicious shower and dinner. 

Observation; Depending on the weather conditions and positioning of the moon, we will go out at night for astrophotography.


3rd day  06/30/2024  Sunday   (C)

Last day of the workshop. We'll wake up a little later for a delicious coffee and then head outside Base Camp to photograph the waterfall,  practicing a little long exposure.

Return to Base Camp and end of the workshop.

Observation: The entire schedule may be subject to adjustments due to force majeure.

C - Coffee / A - Lunch / L - Snack / J - Dinner 


Fabio Bittar , São José dos Campos

“I've been on two other Photo tours with Renato Machado. The experiences lived in those days will be carried forever."

Mario Howatt, Rio de Janeiro

"The Pantanal Photo tour was wonderful. Everything was very well managed."

Marcelo Bargiela , São Paulo

“It was simply fantastic. His work in choosing the location, itinerary and monitoring revealed care and respect.”


My name is Renato Machado

photographer and author of  books  Secret Landscapes of Southern Brazil and Canyons and Balloons, he has dedicated himself to photography for over 10 years.

During this time, he traveled through the Sahara Desert, Egypt, Norway, Easter Island, the Polynesian Archipelago, however  It was in 2015, after a trip to Patagonia, that his passion became a serious matter in his life, and he specialized in landscape photography. Born in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Renato has participated in international competitions such as the Sony World Photography Award and Zeiss Photography Award 2016, in addition to having photos published in National Geographic and Fotografe Melhor. 

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