Landscape photography workshops focus on natural features of land, sky and waters.

Death Valley – Landscape Photography at it’s Best DECEMBER 2020 Details here: https://www.californiaphotographyworkshops.com/DeathValley In Death Valley, you can find colorful land forms, snow-covered peaks, beautiful sand dunes, amazing canyons, and some of the best photo opportunities in the world. We will photograph places such as Ubehebe Crater, Badwater, Artist Point, Dante’s View, the Race Track (conditions allowing), and Rhyolite known as The Queen City of Death Valley. This workshop is open to of all levels of photography, using 35 mm to large format, film and/or digital. We will be photographing the…

Join Muench Workshops pro Greg Vaughn and photographer Tom Kirkendall, as they show you some of the magnificent old growth redwoods along the Redwood Highway. You’ll photograph various groves in the Redwood National and State Parks region including the Del Norte, Prairie Creek, and Jedediah Smith areas. Late May and early June is the best time of year to capture the fog as it rolls inland and creates mist in the forest. It’s also a great time of year to photograph the rhododendron flowers that bloom in and around the trees.…

Come with us to the Norwegian Arctic Circle, and photograph the dramatic Lofoten Islands. Winter in the Lofoten Islands is a magical experience for any photographer, and is even better at night, when the northern lights curl in the sky, reflected on the mountains and the sea. We’ll photograph jagged mountain peaks in and around Lofoten and Senja. Icy fjords and frozen lakes, rocky seacoasts, turquoise water, white sand beaches, rustic fishing villages, will be on display. If we’re lucky, and the weather is clear, we will be treated to…

DESCRIPTION This full immersion landscape photography workshop will take us off-road to some of the most rugged and remote areas of Death Valley National Park. Death Valley National Park is the largest national park in the United States and one of the most interesting places on the planet to visit and photograph. Featuring the lowest, driest, and hottest locations in North America, the park is surrounded by mountains that rise to over 11,000 feet. Yet most photography workshops barely scratch the surface of what this amazing park has to offer.…

http://abbascreationsphotography.com/2020_Workshop.htm Fall Foliage Workshop in San Juan Mountains — Colorado’s Top Destination for Fall Colors Join me for 3-5 full days in beautiful Ouray, nearby Ridgway and Telluride Colorado situated in Southwestern Colorado for a Fall Colors tour of the San Juan mountains, one of the most spectacular areas in the Western United States during the peak of the fall color season. You will be learning how to shoot, stitch and edit our unique style of “Gigarama” photos.

Colorado scenery is already a photographer’s dream, but add in the yellow, orange and red of the quaking aspens, you have a set up for scenes that are amazing to photograph. Fall in Colorado is one of the most exciting times during the year. The colors are changing, the mountain peaks usually get their first bit of snow, and the air is crisp. We will take you to some of Colorado’s most scenic areas to photograph, focusing on everything from the colors, to grand scenes and more intimate scenes. This…

Situated to the southeast of Central Europe, Slovenia touches the Alps to the northwest, and the Mediterranean to the southwest. Historically at the crossroads of many important European trade routes, Slovenia’s language, culture and architecture draw from many influences. In Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, baroque facades mix with the 20th-century architecture of native Jože Plečnik, whose iconic Tromostovje (Triple Bridge) spans the tightly curving Ljubljanica River. Slovenia’s terrain is largely mountainous, and the country is known for its alpine forests and lakes. The town of Bled, on spring fed Lake Bled,…

Colorado is known for its wildflowers during the summer, and the wildflowers really come alive in the quaint mountain town of Crested Butte, Colorado. Known as the “Wildflower Capital of Colorado,” it’s valleys and hills spring to life with a rainbow of flowers during the month of July. The mountains surrounding the town create a magical backdrop for wildflower and nature photography. We will be spending our time photographing flowers in the high alpine country. Waterfalls, alpine lake reflections, and meadows of flowers will be our focus during this photography…

The Isle of Lewis and Harris is the third largest island in the UK, yet it can be explored from corner to corner in just a few days. We’ll spend a full week experiencing this land at the frontier’s edge of Scotland so that we have the time to photograph all that this fantastic location has to offer. The weather-beaten Atlantic coast hides some of the world’s most spectacular beaches and rock formations. The 5,000-year-old stone circles stand sentinel, and the photogenic, abandoned cottages scattered across the island all provide…

Fall comes early to the Alaska tundra and so do the northern lights! The Aurora Borealis defines the very essence of a far north photo experience with multi colored lights dancing across the sub arctic sky. Interior Alaska with its accessibility and infrastructure along with the rugged peaks of the Alaska Range and numerous ponds is one of the best places to capture the aurora and fall colors. Jump start your fall color photography season on this unique and intimate photo tour created and led by one of Alaska’s most…

Join Tatra Photography in the Pearl of the Adriatic, Dubrovnik one of the most photogenic coastal cities in the world. Dubrovnik is the proudest feather in Croatia’s cap, an elite photographic destination which is steeped in stunning architecture and sculptural detail and boasts spectacular churches, monasteries, museums, and fountains. During this 3 night photography workshop we will photograph all the famous landmarks of Dubrovnik which will include the well preserved medieval wall with outstanding renaissance and Baroque monuments, the magnificent fortifications and monumental gates leading to the Rector’s Palace, Fort…

If you love nature and landscape photography, then you cannot miss this workshop! For this 10 day adventure we’ll meet at Hard Rock Cafe, Las Vegas Nevada on September 9th 2019 and head to Page, Arizona for the first part of the workshop. Horseshoe Bend in Page, Arizona is one of those places that truly are more emotionally impactful in person than you could ever think possible if you have only seen it in photos. If you’re in search of an incredible natural vista, then Horseshoe Bend is definitely worth…

A  small group of eight photographers will embark on a five-day Zion in Winter photo adventure to explore the wonders of Zion Canyon, the Zion Plateau, and surrounding areas during the quiet and relaxed months of late winter.  The workshop is timed to take place before the Zion Canyon shuttle is scheduled to begin which will allow more freedom to operate in Zion Canyon and also while daylight is gaining and good potential exists for snowstorms.  New snow in Zion is absolute magic and doesn’t last long.  Even without snow, there…

The Blackhills and Badlands of South Dakota are a landscape that every photographer must experience. South Dakota is known for its dark sky. The Milky Way is so bright that you can see its color with your eyes. It is here in this vast landscape that we will explore and photograph rugged rock formations, prairies, history and wildlife. We will travel through the wild west, stay in historic Deadwood and photograph stars over Devils Tower. Join us on this 5-day photo adventure capturing landscapes and stars in the Blackhills and Badlands of South…

Budapest has a fantastic architecture. Located at the Danube river it is a very photogenic city. This photo workshop focusses on architecture, night photography and long exposure photography. I will show you the most beautiful locations and guide you there during the most attractive time of the day. During the day we will explore the historic buildings of the city and after sunset, when the lights turn on, we will capture the city from fantastic vantage points. Die amazing bridges of Budapest let us keep pressing the shutter and we…

Join the Tatra photography team in Slovenia’s breathtaking Triglav national park. Lake Bled & Lake Bohinj will be the focus of our landscape photography weekend in the natural splendour of the lakes and mountains of Slovenia. Lake Bled is surrounded by The Triglav National Park which covers the entire range of the Julian Alps and gained its name after the highest Slovenian mountain Mt Triglav 2864M. The most recognizable symbol of the lake is the 15th century Church of Assumption on Bled Island with its long and diverse history and…

The Dolomites are a range of jagged mountains located in northeastern Italy. They form a part of the Southern Limestone Alps and extend from the River Adige in the west to the Piave Valley in the east. Join Muench Workshops for a seven-night winter journey through one of the most scenic and photogenic regions in Europe. We’ll stay at a combination of hotels and rifugios within the ski resorts to access the best photography locations within these mountains. The huts—called rifugi, or rifugios—vary in their degree of luxury, but all provide a…

Discover and photograph a truly unspoiled wilderness of mountains, fjords, glaciers, forests, and steppes. We’ll be visiting both the Argentinian and Chilean sides of this amazing mountain region, with some of the most dramatic mountains in the world towering over glaciated lakes and rolling grassy foothills. This workshop will be lead by Michael Strickland and our amazing local guide Cecilia Costa, who will give you the best local cultural information and photographic guiding. This workshop will give you a feel for the unique alpine environments south of the equator that…

Think fun, funky, and other worldly. Shades of parts of Route 66. Maybe a bit of Area 51 thrown in! For 2020, our Alumni Workshop will be held at the Salton Sea, almost 237 feet below sea level, according to the USGS July 2019 measurements. Located in the Imperial Valley of Southern California, the area was once part of a huge inland sea that dried up ages ago but that has seen water in the old lake bed come and go. Today, the Salton Sea is gradually drying up and…

Zion National Park is an amazing photography destination any time of the year, but in the fall, this park shines with fall colors and glowing canyon walls. The most famous feature of this park is the Narrows. This tall, deep sandstone canyon follows the Virgin River through twists and turns, enchanting photographers as they chase the light around each bend. Join us for a photography adventure as we lead you through the Narrows, and help you photograph the familiar, and some of our favorite lesser known views of the canyon.…

Join Muench Workshops in East Greenland! Greenland is the world’s largest island, covered by the second largest (after Antarctica) body of ice in the world. While it contains only one national park, that park is the world’s largest, spanning over 375,000 sq mi of the interior and northeastern coast. The human population, predominantly Inuit, is spread loosely along the coast in small villages. Due to the influence of the mild Greenland Current, wildlife thrives here, at sea and ashore—fish, marine invertebrates, seabirds, and other migratory birds are plentiful; polar bear,…

Details: Death Valley is a landscape photographer’s paradise, and a perfect warm weather destination during the winter.  A park of extremes, Death Valley has the lowest point, highest recorded temperature and driest conditions in North America.  Badwater Basin is 282 feet below sea level.  The exquisite warm light, sublime Panamint Mountains and unique sand dunes and geological features offer bountiful photography opportunities. We will photograph iconic locations including Zabrinski Point, Dante’s View, Artist’s Drive, Golden Canyon and Badwater Basin.  We’ll explore the remarkable salt pan polygons in the area, and jagged…

Join our special, intensive, five-day photography workshop along the stunning Oregon coastline. With sea cliffs that dip down to the Pacific Ocean, huge waves crashing against dramatic rocks, sea mists that can add mystery and mood, an historic lighthouse built in the late 1800s, long beaches, the Coquille River, estuaries, tidal pools with sea stars and anemones, and even cranberry bogs, there is more than enough to keep anyone busy photographing. We might see sand painting, too. The weather is eclectic here, ranging from sun to fog and rain. It…

This 2 1/2 day workshop offers exclusive access to “Silo City”, six acres of abandoned historic grain elevators in Buffalo, NY. Attendees interested in the industrial landscape will find a friendly and encouraging atmosphere to make unique images. My workshop philosophy was shaped by attending the final Ansel Adam’s workshop. Instead of concentrating on equipment and technique, his workshops were based on learning from one another through the exchange of information between instructors and participants. What was important were the reasons we made photographs and what we were trying to…

California’s Eastern Sierra region offers a wealth of dramatic landscapes—it is a land of rugged steep escarpments, and rolling, sage-covered hills, otherworldly limestone formations risen from an alkaline lake, and deserted ghost towns crumbling back to the earth. Some of the oldest trees in the world still cling to the region’s mountain ridges, standing sentry over the plains below. From Mount Whitney—the highest mountain in the lower 48 states—to the Eastern entrance of Yosemite National Park, the Eastern Sierras provide endless opportunities for exploration. We’ve planned our Eastern Sierra Workshop…

Established in 1910, Glacier National Park has long been revered for its pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes. The park encompasses nearly one million acres of wilderness area; its glacier-carved peaks and valleys run to the Canadian border. The park is dominated by mountainous terrain, and currently contains 25 “active” glaciers, some of the last in the lower 48 states. Glacier’s landscape today is a reminder of the much larger glaciers that shaped it 10,000 years ago, leaving behind deep glacial lakes, sheer-walled valleys and enormous rocky…

EXPLORE THE NETHERLANDS DURING THE SPRING SEASON Join us for another exciting photo tour that will take us through some of the most amazing Dutch landscapes and seascapes in spring. We will explore some of the best locations The Netherlands has to offer. For 5 days we will be photographing unforgettable sunsets at the North Sea and magical soft forest morning light across some of the most beautiful Dutch National Parks. Our tours are meant to be more than photography; it is about enjoying, learning, seeing and living these beautiful…

The goal of my workshops is to teach you to reduce the amount of time thinking about your camera and increase the amount of time thinking about your subject matter and still get mind-boggling shots.  I will teach you how not to agonize over settings and still get the highest quality image your camera can capture. For the most part, we do not get up at the crack of dawn. Yosemite National Park is a west facing park, and the light is best during late afternoon and sunset. During the…

The Outer Banks are part of our own back yard that we know so well, and we will go to great locations where you can celebrate your passion for photography, hone your seeing and imaging skills, and learn about the magic of light to make wonderful photographs. Who knows, you might join the increasing number of photographers who have won awards with images they have created in our workshops out here! We’ll be based in Nags Head, near all our locations, making it easier to get up for those early-morning…

Photograph the classic and wild Adirondack Park region during its most beautiful and colorful week of the year. This is the largest publicly protected area in the contiguous United States, greater in size than Yellowstone, Everglades, Glacier, and Grand Canyon National Parks combined. There are over 3,000 lakes, 30,000 miles of rivers and streams, and a wide variety of habitats, including globally unique wetland types, old and new growth forests, and alpine vegetated mountains—truly a photographer’s paradise. We’ll focus on two areas that are rich in photo ops and have a variety…

Our alumni have long been asking us to do a workshop on Monhegan Island. Monhegan, from Monchiggon, Algonquian for “out-to-sea island.”Island, about ten miles off the rocky Maine coast has been a haunt and artist’s paradise since the late 1850s. No wonder. Barely one square mile in mass, it is laced with some 12 miles of trails that lead you through fragrant forests, along cliff edges, by artists’ cottages and charming fish houses, even a weathered lighthouse. Above the raging seas on the Atlantic side, one can find treasures such…

Join me and a group of no more than eight participant photographers for a unique experience photographing in some of the most beautiful, sacred and cherished Native lands in the Southwest, including Chaco Canyon, Shiprock, Monument Valley, Valley of the Gods, and Canyon de Chelly. The moon will be in its darkest phase during the week of our tour, giving us grand opportunities to photograph the arch of the spring Milky Way. Lodging is provided from Saturday, April 18 through Friday, April 24. Ground transportation, meals, and professional photographic instruction…

Isle of Skye, Scotland Photography Retreat and Workshop Ranked as one of the most beautiful locations in Scotland – perfect for star gazing and northern lights, rugged coastlines, constantly changing light and weather – Skye is really a photographer’s paradise. My next photography workshop on Skye will take place May 24 – May 30, 2020, focusing solely on photographing the landscape. Photographers of all photographic skill level are welcome – no one has too little or too much experience to attend. I will provide photographic guidance during each outing, and…

The Paria Plateau is the central geographic feature of Vermilion Cliffs National Monument; a remote region in the high desert of northern Arizona. Geologic wonders are the norm here: Navajo sandstone outcrops rise from the desert floor, and are sculpted by wind into fantastic shapes. White Pocket is among the most famous of these formations, and justifiably so; composed of swirling, thin-layered red-and-white sandstone layers, White Pocket is extremely photogenic. Many other areas within the monument also make great subjects, though, and we can’t wait to show them to you!…

Apache Junction – True Western Culture and Iconic Sunset 4-hour Photography Workshop How to take more beautiful, more interesting, more creative, and more original photographs than ever before The best of a photography tour, and the best of a photography class If you would like to learn how to take amazing afternoon/night photographs of rustic western frontier life and iconic desert sunsets with all the perfect elements – or learn to take them even better than before – then this is the workshop for you. We will be looking at several key photography opportunities and you will…

Explore, Create and be Inspired in Tuscany with Pictours Portugal. www.pictoursportugal.com for more information. Are you looking for one of the best places to photograph in the world to create your own stunning images? If you’re passionate about landscape photography, join us for our Best of Tuscany Photography Tour and Workshop. We will take you to photograph the most breathtaking landscapes in Tuscany including San Quirico in the Val D’Orcia region, a UNESCO World Cultural Landscape. Our photographers will guide you to enchanting places to photograph in areas that include lush, green…

Sedona 7-hour Photography Workshop How to take more beautiful, more interesting, more creative, and more original photographs than ever before The best of a photography tour, and the best of a photography class   Journey In Common Photography Workshops make each workshop fit the clients who signed up so it is perfect for them.  You will end this workshop a better photographer than when you started!  We work one-on-one with each person to help them advance, and shoot amazing photos to take home. What should I expect? The Sedona Photography Workshop is our very most popular. It…

Small boutique groups of only 4 people. Hand picked dreamy landscapes in world heritage listed national parks. The natural beauty of the East coast of Tasmania is astounding. Lots of one on one attention. A handcrafted itinerary and clear goals to capture fine art nature photography.

Dates: September 11-18, 2022 Location: Lofoten, Norway Cost: $5989 double occupancy, $6499 single occupancy Description: Join this 8 day arctic adventure in the Lofoten Islands of Northern Norway. The Lofoten Islands are located north of the Arctic Circle. The archipelago consists of seven principal islands with only 24,000 inhabitants. Highlights of the trip include autumn landscapes, jagged mountains, colorful fjords and possibly a chance to photograph the Aurora Borealis aka Northern Lights. The weather in Lofoten is notoriously unpredictable. Weather conditions and the light changes constantly. If we are blessed…

Spring in the Tetons is a magical time where the peaks still have snow and the wildflowers are blooming in every meadow in the Teton Valley. This workshop is designed to be less ‘adventurous’, as we will mainly be shooting from the roadside and will only take short, leisurely hikes. We have also planned this workshop around a new moon to combine landscape with nightscape photography, seeing the milky way over the Tetons is an unforgettable experience.

Mountains have always inspired awe and a sense of majesty in mankind. The Western Alps features some of the best mountain landscapes in Europe. The tallest and most famous “rocky giants” of the whole Alps range such as Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Gran Paradiso and Monte Rosa are all standing here in the northwestern corner of Italy, in a range of just a few miles. Join me in this small group, all inclusive workshop and get ready to be immersed in a true landscape photographer’s paradise made of majestic peaks, forests…

More wild, quiet, and low-key than the surrounding national parks, the small town of Boulder, Utah provides easy access to scenic sandstone landscapes, mountains covered in aspen trees, streams flanked by elegant cottonwoods and other vegetation, and viewpoints that showcase the layers upon layers of geology that make up this fascinating region. Our workshop is scheduled for the transition between winter and spring when the trees will be dressed in early spring greens. This time of year brings the possibility of dynamic weather and interesting lighting – ephemeral conditions that…

A jewel of the Mojave Desert, Death Valley National Park offers up fascinating geology, surreal and otherworldly landscapes, and surprising biodiversity within an accessible, varied, and quite extensive landscape. The park’s topography, with narrow canyons, towering mountain ranges, surreal playas, and vast sand dunes, offers hours of changing light each day, which will provide our group with extended opportunities for photography. This retreat-style workshop has been designed to allow time for exploring this dynamic landscape, engaging in the creative process, experimenting with new ideas and techniques, and creating photographs of…

In the far northern reaches of Europe, within the Arctic Circle, Norway’s Lofoten Islands nestle between dramatic peaks. Turquoise water below and vivid skies above frame the icy mountains, pristine beaches, and iconic red and yellow fishing villages of this photographer’s paradise. February and March are the perfect time to visit these remote islands and capture the northern winter’s soft lighting, snowy mountains, frozen lakes and stunning fjords. It’s also an ideal time to catch the elusive Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, which can pierce the skies with breathtaking color.…

Experience a range of incredible photographic locations and experiment with a variety of photography techniques on this 10-day workshop led by Randy Hanna. With amazing photo ops all day and night, we’ll travel by comfortable minivan, stay in well-chosen high quality accommodations, and eat wonderful food. Discover Slovenia and the Julian Alps with your camera in hand and capture stunning images of mountain landscapes, glacial lakes and rivers as well as scenes of every day life in traditional villages and the historic city of Ljubljana. Explore Lake Bled and its…

https://www.californiaphotographyworkshops.com/Nev-Ghost-Towns Nevada has a long history of silver and gold production. in the late 1850’s, the Comstock lode silver discovery became one of the most significant events in the history of the mining west. The Nevada landscape provides countless historical mining sites and ghost towns worth exploring. Nevada was also the location of the last of the great gold rushes at Goldfield. Goldfield also became the biggest boom and bust story in the West as it quickly became the largest city in Nevada with a population of 30,000 in 1906…

Washington State 3-day Photography Workshop How to take more beautiful, more interesting, more creative, and more original photographs than ever before The best of a photography tour, and the best of a photography class   Workshops are held year-round, depending on availability and weather conditions.  They must be booked 45+ days in advance, and are eligible for a 15% discount if booked 75+ days in advance.  Workshops start Monday at 7:00 PM at the Meet-Up location, and end on Thursday at around 10:00 PM.  Check-out is usually between 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM Friday morning. If you would like…

Mountains have always inspired awe and a sense of majesty in mankind. The Western Alps features some of the best mountain landscapes in Europe. The tallest and most famous “rocky giants” of the whole Alps range such as Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Gran Paradiso and Monte Rosa are all standing here in the northwestern corner of Italy, in a range of just a few miles. Join me in this small group, all inclusive workshop and get ready to be immersed in a true landscape photographer’s paradise made of majestic peaks, forests…

Join Keith Skelton to photograph one of the top photography landscape destinations in the world. In this photograph workshop you’ll immerse yourself in the New Mexico wonderland called White Sands National Monument! It is filled with spectacular vistas, rolling dunes, alkali flats, and yucca trees that form all sorts of shapes and patterns. This opens one’s imagination to endless photographic possibilities. This is a one of kind photography experience. We will strive to help you improve your technique and your photographic vision by studying color, composition, and light. We will…

Join this photographic journey through some of Russia’s most pristine arctic landscapes and the local culture of migratory Reindeer Herders that you have only seen in magazines. At this time of year, the mountain peaks are snow-covered, and the shallow waters of Lake Baikal are forming thick, reflective ice that gets polished like a mirror—perfect for photography! We will put you in the right place at the right time to experience the bright sun, fantastic ice statues, and beautiful formations of ice. With the sun shining brightly, the daytime temperature…

Join us on a magnificent photo adventure. Icelands beautiful scenery and stunning views give you a photo experience that you will remember for life… Iceland is often associated with geysers, volcanoes and hot springs. We associate the Iceland with something more – unique photo opportunities & we want to give you a photo-workshop beyond the usual. In a small group we explore some of Iceland’s most beautiful places. You can count on magic landscapes, unforgettable sunrises and sunsets, great food, hiking and swimming in natural hot springs. The landscape will…

There’s a reason it’s called the Land of Enchantment! If you haven’t ever been to vibrant New Mexico, you are in for a treat. There is no better time to be in New Mexico than September, when warm days give way to cool nights, and the scent of roasting green chiles lingers in the air. And there is no better guide to help you explore the 47th state than Muench Workshops pro and New Mexico native Wayne Suggs! Wayne has developed a singular style for photographing New Mexico’s many natural…

Oregon’s 363 miles of coastline include desolate beaches, soaring sand dunes, towering limestone sea stacks, and busy harbors rife with fishing history. While tourism dominates the region in the summertime, by autumn the coast is returned to the locals and the crashing waves. Join Muench Workshops pros Greg Vaughn and Tom Kirkendall as we capture the drama of the changing season along the southern Oregon coast! On this photo workshop, you will learn how to capture the movement of water in various settings, how to use neutral density filters to…

The Bolivia salt flats are the largest in the world, almost 11,000 square kilometers. At this particular time of year it can fill with water from winter rains draining the high Andes that surround the flats. This will be an adventure to a unique and surreal landscape starting in one of the driest places on the earth, the Atacama Desert of Chile, and ending in La Paz, Bolivia. Because of the high altitude of the salt flats and surrounding Andes, we begin the trip at the lower altitude in the…

Death Valley is a truly unique National Park. It features the lowest, driest, and hottest locations in North America and is surrounded by mountains that rise to over 11,000 feet. Covering about 3,000 square miles, it’s larger than Yellowstone, yet most photography workshops barely scratch the surface of what this park has to offer. This is a unique opportunity to visit and photograph great locations during the best light. Our outfitters will make sure you are comfortable and well fed as we camp under the stars at Eureka Dunes, the tallest…

Situated midway between continental Norway and the North Pole, the Svalbard archipelago plays host to an impressive array of wildlife: seabirds, reindeer, arctic fox, polar bears, whales, walruses, and other marine mammals. Seven national parks and 23 nature reserves cover two-thirds of the archipelago, helping to preserve the largely undisturbed arctic environment. More than half of Svalbard is covered in glaciers, and mountains rise above steep fjords. All in all, it is a nature enthusiast’s paradise, and we want to bring you there! Because it consists of a series of…

Aptly named, the Cirque of the Towers is a round glacier-carved valley ringed by towering granite mountains. Extremely remote, the cirque was rarely—or perhaps never—accessed before its naming by climber Orrin Bonney in 1941. Today, it is a fabled destination for climbers, backpackers, and photographers able to make the multi-day journey. Join Marc Muench and Michael Strickland on an adventure into the wilds of Wyoming! The cirque is located in Popo Agie Wilderness, accessed by a single trail that winds between numerous alpine lakes and among wildflowers. While many elect…

– Seven Days Landscape Photography Workshop with Paolo De Faveri – The Dolomites, Italy – September 8th-14th, 2019 Join me on this very small group workshop (only 6 guests), and photograph the beauty of the Italian Dolomites! You’ll be expertly guided by me to both iconic and off-the-beaten track locations. Expect to shoot from sunrise to sunset, and even in the night! Everything’s included, so just pack up your gear and get ready for an amazing photography adventure. Tour highlights • Full time in the field guidance and instructions from…

Located just south of the Arctic Circle, between the Bering and Beaufort seas, Tombstone Territorial Park encompasses over 2,100 sq. km of rugged mountain peaks and permafrost landforms, bisected by a rocky divide. Jointly administered by the Yukon Territory government and the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation people, the park provides refuge to abundant wildlife, including Dall’s sheep, two species of caribou, moose, black bears, grizzly bears, numerous smaller mammals, and at least 150 species of birds. While the park boasts year round beauty—earning it comparison to the legendary Patagonia region—it…

http://www.californiaphotographyworkshops.com   https://www.californiaphotographyworkshops.com/Palouse-1 The Palouse is also considered one of the top photography landscape destinations in the world. Come see it this August as we will be photographing the rolling hills that are blanketed with a patchwork of colors and design. As almost on purpose the giant farm machinery leaves behind graphic patterns that are a delight to photograph. The light and shadows that criss cross the hills excite ones senses creating endless possibilities to practice your abstract landscape skills. Some of the places we will photograph on our road trip…

I remember an important learning experience I had was when I was in physical therapy after a leg injury. I had a coach, who worked with me every day. He explained simply and clearly what the process would be like. He buoyed me up when I wasn’t in the mood to be there and he helped me measure my progress. My coach encouraged me to reach just beyond my ability to keep me challenged (yet safe). This is an ideal teacher to me, and these characteristics are what I would…

An exciting 1 to 3 day residential photography workshop visiting some gorgeous spots around the Lake District. Includes early morning shoots and a variety of moody and dramatic scenes for you to practice, learn and hone your photographic skills. http://www.alanranger.com/photographic-workshops/lake-district-summer-1-3-days We will be based in the north lakes and visit some of the top spots in the Lake District for photographs.  The Lake District has been a favourite location for photographers for decades.  It offers a rich variety of landscapes and the seasonal weather means it can be different every…

DESCRIPTION This full immersion landscape photography workshop will take us off-road to some of the most rugged and remote areas of the southwestern Utah high desert in Canyonlands National Park, Monument Valley, and Arches National Park. Canyonlands – Throughout the centuries, the waters of the Colorado and Green Rivers have sculpted the layers of rock of Canyonlands into the rugged landscape we see today. The park is divided into four distinct districts by the Green and Colorado Rivers. Each region has its own character and opportunities for adventure and photography.…

How to take more beautiful, more interesting, more creative, and more original photographs than ever before The best of a photography tour, and the best of a photography class   Schedule: Most every Monday through Saturday, March thru June The Sonoran Desert in southern Arizona is a remarkable place.  For the photographer, it is a place to truly train their “photographer’s eye” to see the amazing beauty where it isn’t just jumping out at you.  And the months of March – June are when the photo opportunities are at their ripest! The afternoon workshop also commonly includes some star…

Saxony’s Zittau Mountains national park is located on the border triangle of Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic. The landscape stretches along the meandering River Mandau and is one of Europe’s scenic gems. The particular charm of Germany’s smallest highland area lies in its varied sandstone mountains, volcanic peaks and picturesque valleys. Exquisite plant life such as marsh marigolds, martagon lilies and carline thistles can also be found in the marshlands and alpine meadows. During this photography tour of Saxon we will capture the incredible variety of the Sandstone mountains…

Join Muench Workshops co-founder Andy Williams on a journey to two of Peru’s greatest wonders: the 15th-century Incan citadel of Machu Picchu, and the vast, biodiverse Peruvian Amazon! Along the way, we’ll visit cosmopolitan Cusco—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—situated at the center of the scenic and historical Sacred Valley. We’ll get a chance to photograph ViniCunca, or “Seven Color Mountain,” away from the crowds. We’ll also stroll the colonial parish streets of San Blas, visit the remote Andean community of Cuncani, and ride horses along the Seven Lakes Trek of…

oin Randy Hanna and Scottish guide Marcus McAdam, as we explore some of the best that Scotland has to offer—the Isle of Skye, Isle of Lewis and Harris, and the Scottish Highlands. For 10 days, we’ll be photographing coastlines, forests, mountains, lakes, architecture, ancient monuments, and more! We promise to get you to the right spot, and maximize the light available to us. While we work on the “art of seeing” in the field, we’ll be covering shooting for HDR, panoramas, slow exposures, composing for black and white, and more. We…

This workshop takes place in the red rock country of Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada, Snow Canyon State Park in Utah, and Yant Flat in the Dixie National Forest in Utah.  All three areas contain spectacular scenery of slick rock cliffs, canyons, arches, and pinnacles.  Valley of Fire and Snow Canyon are relatively well known for their sandstone outcroppings and other-worldly landscapes.  Yant Flat is a large area of swirling layered sandstone that has similarities to White Pocket and the Wave. Our photo adventure will depart from Las…

This is a unique opportunity to photograph some of the most remote areas in Death Valley that are only accessible with Jeeps (that we provide and drive) or hiking. Even if you have been on a workshop with us before in Death Valley, many of the locations will be new to you. You will have the opportunity to photograph two different remote sand dunes, massive fields of Joshua Trees, polygons on Badwater, and unique viewpoints of Zabriskie Point and 20 Mule Team Canyon. Be prepared for long drives to reach…

Join Muench Workshops co-founder Andy Williams and pro Noel Rogers as they journey to one of the planet’s most beautiful places—the Canadian Rockies. The Canadian Rockies mountain range spans the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, and is characterized by jagged, ice-capped peaks, alpine lakes, and diverse wildlife. On this eight day workshop, we’ll photograph mountain peaks bathed in lovely high latitude light, colorful larch trees reflected in alpine lakes, and perhaps even some of the region’s abundant wildlife. We’ll be shooting at sunrise, sunset, and all day long. And…

A group of BCPA alumni persuaded us to run a workshop in Portugal to explore this amazing, little country. The hotels have been secured, the bus transportation arranged, and most of the excursions set. Inb fact, the fees include all of these and the fee is per couple, not per person. In order to give an introductory potpourri of what Portugal has to offer, we will be based in three main areas, Porto in the northwest and gateway to the famous wine-growing region of the Duoro Valley, the capital city…

The Italian Dolomites are one of the most breathtaking and photogenic mountain ranges on the planet. Join Tatra Photography for a week capturing the splendour of this incredible region with a masterclass in landscape photography. The Italian Dolomites or the Pale Mountains as they are famously known due to their pale colour is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site and boast twenty peaks soaring above 3000 meters. During the week of this two centre photography workshop in the Dolomites we will capture the incredible variety of the Italian Dolomite…

Charleston has many faces. Not only is she a southern belle, complete with handsome architecture, famous charm, beautiful tree-shaded streets and squares, wonderful wrought iron, old cemeteries, and an interesting waterfront, but nearby, there are historic plantations, the ocean, and estuaries dotting the landscape. And do not forget the wonderful, magnificent swamps with their graceful cypress trees, knees rising out of the water, and reflections amongst spring flowers. There is much to explore and inspire your artistic eye. We look forward to returning to this area with all its photographic…

The Olympic Peninsula takes all of the best natural features the Pacific Northwest offers—snow-covered mountains, lush rainforests, rugged coastlines, and beautiful waterfalls—and concentrates them into one region. This workshop is designed to optimize the photography opportunities in this special corner of Washington. We’ll be staying at the best accommodation, closest to each shooting location—limestone sea stacks at Rialto Beach, the verdant greenery of the Hoh Rainforest, and the colorful wildflowers along Hurricane Ridge. Plan on bringing a wide variety of lenses to capture the rich array of subjects, from intimate…

Santa Fe PhotoCreative Workshops are designed for day or half day excursions. Destinations include; TENT ROCKS, CHIMAYO/HIGH ROAD TO TAOS, SANTA FE /PLAZA BLANCA/ABIQUIU/ etc.  This year I am going to offer 2-hour workshops in and around the unique and picturesque city of Santa Fe. ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME: Workshops will include photo instruction every step of the way. Composition is most important and will be the primary focus along with anything you might personally like to work on or better understand. Photography is an expressive art form that primarily relies…

As soon as the weather in southern Utah turns temperate, and before the big crowds arrive in the national parks, we will set out on a photographic journey, visiting all five of Utah’s National Parks – Zion, Bryce, Capital Reef, Arches and Canyonlands. Our tour will begin and conclude in Las Vegas. Lodging is provided from Saturday, March 27 through Friday April 3, along with ground transportation, meals, and professional photographic instruction. (Single occupancy lodging accommodations available for an additional $950.) Except for those arriving late Friday, March 27, participants…

ICELAND – HIGHLANDS & SOUTH COAST It’s time to personally understand why Jay has put Iceland into his top 10 photo destinations he would return to. DETAILS Our Iceland – Highlands & South Coast Photo Adventure is a 10 day photography tour around Iceland that takes in the very best that the land of ice and fire has to offer. You’ll be whisked away in a modified 4X4 vehicle to the heart of Iceland’s remote highlands, where you will capture desolate and abstract landscape scenes of natural beauty to photograph…

Join our photography workshop in one of the newest national parks, Joshua Tree, that was elevated from National Monument to National Park Status in 1994, and for good reason. The park’s nearly 800,000 acres have seen human habitation for at least 5,000 years. From the earliest-known Pinto Culture (some 4,000-8,000 years ago) to the ranchers, miners, and homesteaders of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, there is a wealth of archeological and historic sites protected by the park. And we have a terrific group of volunteers and the rangers…

Death Valley offers the most unique experience for photographers. The diversity of the landscape is almost unimaginable, and its beauty is rugged, raw and fierce. Walk along the ridges of a sand dune, photograph salt formations along the valley floor, view the desert colors from 5400 feet, and even photograph a ghost town. Join us on our favorite photo workshop for desert sunrises and sunsets.   INCLUDES Field sessions, class sessions including Lightroom and Photoshop techniques, and critiques. At JKPW, we are proud to present the best photo workshops in the market…

Only 1 spot left! The Autumn season is my favorite time (okay tied with cherry blossom season maybe) to visit Japan and I am excited about the opportunity to bring a small group (max of 5 participants) to experience Japan in November of 2020! The timing of the fall leaves changing color isn’t an exact science and we can’t always count on mother nature to be on time, but the places we plan to visit will have fantastic photo opportunities even if we are a little early or late for…

Winter is a beautiful time of year in the Julian Alps, come join us and experience the brisk mountain air, amazing landscapes, and photography all hours of the day and night. This seven day, small group photography workshop will be led by Marc Muench and Luka Esenko, who will be teaching landscape photography and post processing techniques to help enhance your captured images. Discover this amazing region with towering mountains, glacial lakes, snow covered forests, and historic villages including the city of Ljubljana. Our subjects will vary from lakes and…

Join Tatra Photography in the Tatra mountains Slovakia for a masterclass in landscape techniques and photography filtration. Filters are an integral part of outdoor landscape photography and can be the difference of producing professional looking images. This landscape workshop with Tatra Photography is supported by Lee Filters who have provided polorisers, soft & hard neutral density graduated filters, proglass neutral density filters, mist, sunset and the Little & Big stopper filters. Lee Filters have also provided a range of holders and rings all of which will be available to use…

Kamchatka is a bucket-list dream for many photographers—a magical corner of a far away country. The earth is hot with the breath of dormant volcanoes and hot springs spouting from under foot. We invite you to visit this amazing region at the end of summer, when nature spreads a lavish carpet of gold and crimson, and the rapid rivers are filled with salmon going upstream to spawn. The workshop is designed for us to see and photograph the two most impressive features of Kamchatka: the active volcano Mutnovsky with its…

August in Maine, where the Atlantic meets the coast, is delightful. With sunny and foggy days, you’ll see the various moods of this craggy area that Margo and Arnie love to photograph. “Mid-coast” Maine is an area known for its dramatic rocky coast, pounding surf, wonderful lighthouses, and charming fishing harbors and coves dotted with lobster boats. And we mustn’t forget the famous Maine fir trees, “Land of the pointed Firs,” that add wonderful elements to the coastline. Margo and Arnie will take you to areas where Winslow Homer, Andy…

Join Tatra Photography for the ultimate tour of the Canadian Rockies, The Rocky Mountains of Canada are a vast mountain range filled with mountain peaks, glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, canyons and limestone caves forming a breathtaking mountain landscape. Our photographic tour of the Canadian Rockies will include all the classic locations and some hidden gems. We will start the tour with the iconic Lake Louise and Moraine Lake with other breathtaking locations of Herbert Lake, Peyto Lake, Bow Lake,Mistaya Canyon & Emerald Lake. All levels are catered for so whether you…

Join Muench Workshops for a seven night journey on foot through one of the most scenic regions in Europe—the Italian Dolomites! The Dolomites are a range of jagged mountains located in northeastern Italy. They form a part of the Southern Limestone Alps and extend from the River Adige in the west to the Piave Valley in the east. A number of long-distance paths, called alte vie (high paths) and numbered from one to eight, cross the Dolomites. Italy has a long tradition of mountain hiking, and a network of mountain…

Our Redwoodsworkshop in early June is at the absolute perfect time for flowers, misty conditions and the California Coast. You certainly won’t run out of subject material. Grab a space. See details here at our website.

Join the Tatra photography team in the breathtaking Hohe Tauern national park in Austria. The 1800 square kilometers of  mountains is the home of Austria’s highest peak the Gross glockner. Broad glacier fields, deep green mountain lakes and impressive waterfalls with thundering glacial streams are natural jewels which are characteristic of the Hohe Tauern Austria. During this 4-night photography workshop we will cover the mountain lakes of Hohe Tauern, sunrise & sunset shoot at the breathtaking glacier Franz Josef. We will also capture Europe’s highest waterfall  Krimmell and have plenty…

Verdant valleys, basins full of wildflowers, endless rugged peaks and stunning hidden waterfalls make the San Juan mountains of Colorado a photographer’s paradise. This area has the state’s highest concentration of 14ers and numerous pristine glacial blue lakes. The monsoonal summer rains create a landscape mix that resembles the Scottish Highlands and the Canadian Rockies. The towering alpine peaks are covered in lush grass over a sea of forest and rocks, creating magical scenes. Join Exploring Exposure and Mountain Wild Tours on an exclusive photography retreat at Red Mountain Alpine…

Death Valley is one of the hottest, driest, and lowest National Parks in the United States. Even with this distinction, it is a landscape that encompasses many dynamic scenes. These qualities make it an endless world of opportunities for beautiful photographs. Evidence of Earth’s forces can be seen all around the park with the carved canyons, never-ending salt flats, mud cracks, sand dunes, mountain ranges, and rock formations. We will be visiting and photographing this park when more pleasant cooler temperatures are occurring. We will photograph and chase the light…

Photo tour Switzerland This photo tour takes in some of the best photography locations that Switzerland has to offer. You will photograph the world-famous Matterhorn and the iconic Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains in the Bernese Oberland. You will visit typical Swiss villages and idyllic valleys as well as two of Switzerland’s most beautiful cities – Lucerne and Zurich. Over the past three years, we have conducted more than 100 photography tours in many beautiful parts of the world. We are now very excited to offer the first tour in…

We combine our passion for photography with our enthusiasm for nature and will discover the diversity of Ecuador during this 11-day loop. Wildlife, indigenous traditions, highlands, amazing landscapes, national parks, colonial cities and typical towns – all included in this emotional trip through the country. We start off in Quito, make a loop to the north, visiting Otavalo and its surroundings, before we head to the National Parks with impressive volcanos. An exciting stopover in Baños concludes the part before we head back to Quito. The tour is designed for…

Northern California Coastline 3-day Photography Workshop How to take more beautiful, more interesting, more creative, and more original photographs than ever before The best of a photography tour, and the best of a photography class   Workshops are held year-round, depending on availability and weather conditions.  They must be booked 45+ days in advance, and are eligible for a 15% discount if booked 75+ days in advance.  Workshops start Monday at 7:00 PM at the Meet-Up location, and end on Thursday at around 10:00 PM.  Check-out is usually between 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM Friday morning. If you would…

Photo tour Croatia This photo tour brings you to one of the most beautiful places in Eastern Europe. Capture waterfalls and stunning reflections at UNESCO World Heritage site Plitvice National Park in Croatia. Autumn is prime time to visit the park; there are fewer tourists, the sun is lower creating nice angles, and forests are ablaze with every colour imaginable. Explore the charming old town of Rovinj on the Istrian Peninsula and visit the Roman amphitheatre at Pula, get close ups of stunning architectural details and capture the colour and…

Cherry blossom season in Japan is a magical time of year in Japan where a sea of white and pink flowering cherry blossom trees sweep over the entire country. This tour is planned for a small group of photographers, maximum of 7 participants plus your guides, to provide a mixture of landscape, street and portrait photography in various areas around Japan during this spectacular time of year. Exploring different areas in Japan during full bloom of the cherry blossoms was also taken into consideration, but also plan to visit areas…

Join our photography workshop in stunning Venice during what is often misty, foggy, moody fall. Not only that, but November is a time when most of the tourists are gone, and we can roam the city in peace without those obnoxious selfie sticks that are so intrusive during tourist season. Venice — Venezia in Italiano — is one of the classic, European cities. Located on some 118 islands separated by canals and linked by bridges, Venice lies between the mouths of the Po and Piave Rivers. Dating back to at…

Ahhh, Paris, that wonderful, romantic City of Light, is steeped in culture and history as shown in its architecture, monuments, and museums. We have timed our visit to take advantage of lower rates in the city. Paris is divided into 20 arrondissements, or districts, and while we can’t possibly visit them all in this short time, we’ll show you our favorite locations to photograph. We’ll take you to places with such familiar names as the Latin Quarter, la Rive Gauche (Left Bank) and its Bouquinistes (book stalls), Notre Dame with…

The Colorado River winds through massive canyon walls in one of the most scenic wonders of our world, the Grand Canyon. Join Muench Workshops pros Michael Strickland and Greg Vaughn for this photography workshop and expedition. The workshop will begin in Flagstaff, two days before the expedition, where you will be given lessons on composition, technique, and image making in the field. Then, Arizona Raft Adventures will guide us on this eight-day expedition, rafting on the Colorado River. Following our eight days on the river, Michael and Greg will conduct a full…

Discover and photograph a truly unspoiled wilderness of mountains, fjords, glaciers, forests, and steppes. We’ll be visiting both the Argentinian and Chilean sides of this amazing mountain region, with some of the most dramatic mountains in the world towering over glaciated lakes and rolling grassy foothills. This workshop will be lead by Michael Strickland and our amazing local guide Cecilia Costa, who will give you the best local cultural information and photographic guiding. This workshop will give you a feel for the unique alpine environments south of the equator that…

The Place A 7 day photography trip in one of the most photogenic and legendary places in the world. The volcanic island of Santorini. Refine your skills in photography while exporing with your camera and capturing the remnants of of one of the largest volcanic events mankind witnessed. The volcanic eruption in the 16th century BC devastated the Cycladic island of Santorini, shaped forever its rugged, crescent-shaped landscape and turned its face into one of the most awesome and recognizable nature wonders of the world: multicoloured cliffs soar out of…

Details: Acadia National Park is one of our favorite fall destinations.  Imagine photographing misty lakes lined by red maples and yellow birch while loons wail in the distance?  Or how about photographing sunrise along the rocky coast as waves swirl around polished boulders?  And after photography sessions you can savor fresh blueberry pancakes at breakfast and Maine lobster at dinner.  You get the picture….we love this area! We will be based in Bar Harbor during this workshop.  Each day we will photograph different areas and subject matter.  Stunning fall scenery and…

This workshop takes you to Monument Valley and Hunts Mesa, one of the most iconic and unique areas in the American West. When picturing the American West, Monument Valley is often what comes to mind. A favorite location for many Western movies, you’ll have plenty of vantage points to capture the vast, often dramatic sky against the monoliths in the valley. Monument Valley is sacred land to the Navajo Nation, and you will explore the area with award-winning Navajo photographer LeRoy DeJolie. LeRoy will not only show you the beauty of Navajoland,…

Whether you’ve been to Namibia or not as photographer itching to come and photograph some of our main attractions we have to offer, booking this photo tour which is also a workshop is a must. I will personally be there to guide you to get the best possible shots and to show you the best places since I am a local professional photographer with more than 30 years experience. You will be driving and sleeping in luxury to be fresh every day to concentrate on picture taking.  As you will…

Whether in and around Santa Fe, south along the Turquoise Trail, north to Abiquiu, or north to Taos, the photography opportunities in the “Land of Enchantment” are breathtaking. My goal is to help you make beautiful images of this unique landscape. Tours ranging from a half-day to three days can be customized to accommodate your schedule, interests, and level of activity. We can head out early for a sunrise shoot and/or catch a gorgeous southwestern sunset. Tours can involve hiking if desired — trekking backcountry trails can lead to breathtaking views.…