Ready For Your Close-up: Windstar Now Offering Photography Cruise

Windstar Cruises has signed celebrity portraitist and travel photographer John Russo on Wind Surf’s April 17, 2011, Lisbon to Barcelona voyage.
Russo has photographed everyone from Kevin Costner to Eva Longoria, John Travolta and Sophia Loren with his work featured on the covers of Vogue, Elle, GQ and Esquire. In addition to photographing celebrities, he has also traveled around the world photographing destinations and teaches classes on celebrity portraiture at the Brooks Institute of Photography. He just released his book “About Face,” a collection of portraits of today’s most popular male actors.
During the sailing, Russo will conduct two lectures focusing on celebrity portraiture and travel photography while providing insight on how to take the best photos possible. 
Wind Surf’s seven-day Lisbon to Barcelona sailing visits Tangier, Morocco; Málaga, Spain; Almeria, Spain; Cartagena, Spain; and Ibiza, Spain. Cruise rates start from $1,999 per person, double occupancy.
Wind Surf accommodates 312 guests, offering deluxe, oceanview staterooms that include beds with luxury linens and mattresses, flat-screen TV and DVD player, Bose SoundDock speakers for Apple iPods, waffle-weave robes with slippers and L’Occitane products. Suites also include an extra bath, TV and sitting area.

Wind Surf recently introduced new spa suites which include all the amenities of a suite along with microfiber linens, spa robes, an orchid flower arrangement, specialty pillow menu, daily fresh fruit platter, O SPA London products, WindSpa spa experiences and events as well as unlimited pilates and yoga classes. 

Guests can enjoy culinary experiences at Wind Surf’s The Restaurant, Degrees, Le Marché and Candles. Wind Surf also features a lounge, Yacht Club, WindSpa, casino, three bars, two pools, two hot tubs, a shop, photo gallery and watersports platform.