Nature and wildlife photography workshops focus on landscapes, flora, fauna and animals in their natural habitats.

Spring is a time of great change in Florida, and is marked by mating, nesting and birth of new life. Florida is a birders paradise, and the season brings opportunities for birding photos unlike anywhere else in the US. We will spend our time capturing birds and wildlife from the best nature preserves in the country to the lesser known birding hangouts. Join us for this spring photo workshop as we capture and experience Florida at its very best. INCLUDES 4-DAY PHOTO WORKSHOP INCLUDES Field sessions All park and preserve entry…

Photograph one of Nature’s greatest spectacles – over a million wildebeest gathering in the world famous Masai Mara, shadowed by the biggest prides of lions in Africa and hopefully witness ‘The Crossing’ as they ford croc-infested rivers. Fly low over the Mara in our private doors-off plane, enjoy gourmet food, relax on our private island and other luxury accommodation where elephants walk through! With off-road photo permits to get you closer, tick off ‘The Big Five’ (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino) and so much more! www.chrisbray.net

Humpback Whales and Northern Lights abound in Alaska’s Inside Passage, where mountains meet the sea. The Tongass National Forest is our nation’s largest national forest and the most extensive remaining temperate rainforest in the Northern Hemisphere. Throughout our travels we’ll find unique opportunities to view and photograph eagles, whales, Northern Lights and the breathtaking vistas. Each day will offer new adventures as we can kayak, hike, fish and venture in our zodiacs to find wildlife and scenery to enjoy and photograph. Our luxury yacht offers roomy common areas for workshops…

Why go with Wildside to the Galapagos? • Kevin has been to the Galapagos 25+ times and knows the best itineraries! • We spend more time on the islands than any other company. • We usually arrive 90 minutes before any other boat and stay long after they leave! • We visit the islands at the best time of day as well! • You get personal attention from two tour leaders PLUS a local Galapagos naturalist! Everyone should visit the Galapagos Islands… the experience is magical! During our adventure we…

This workshop will follow the wildlife each day after enjoying sunrise landscape opportunities at iconic locations each morning. Photography opportunities abound during fall in the Grand Tetons. The golden colors of Autumn offer a brilliant backdrop to wildlife preparing for Winter. Wolves hunt in coordinated packs while bears are busy fattening up for the long period of cold. All the while the Teton Range looms above, encapsulated in deep snows. So much to see, you’ll be happy for the long days. However, we will also enjoy night sky photography when conditions…

A country beyond dreams and imagination. We will take you on a trip from the buzzing multi-million city of Tokyo to frozen macaques, cranes swept into mist, whooper swans bathing in hot springs and the giant Stellar eagle at sunrise. It’s a great experience to visit Japan in the winter, both for its mythical culture to world-class nature photography. Snow-covered landscape, diminutive cranes In morning light, then witness their breathtaking dance, Japanese macaques (snow monkey) or whooper swans that bathe in hot springs. To experience the “land of the rising…

See highlights from our 2019 tour Description: Join Tom and Cree for a fabulous adventure Down Under. This 12 day photography adventure will explore the dramatic seascapes of the Great Ocean Road and the pristine wilderness areas of Tasmania. Along the journey we are likely to encounter iconic wildlife such as koalas, kangaroos, wombats, and pademelons. Birdlife is also prolific in Tasmania and Southern Australia including Sulphur Crested Cockatoos, kookaburras, Fairy Wrens and Wattle Birds. This photo tour will start in Melbourne and end in Hobart, Tasmania. Closest Airport: Melbourne…

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 take amazing photographs of lush high-desert cascading creaks and other natural wonders, and 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 be creating exciting nature photos with your camera. This workshop is an entirely different approach to…

8 Days and 7 Night Bozeman to Bozeman Nestled in the middle of winter when the conditions are as harsh as they will get lies the middle of wolf mating season.  The wolves are active as they will be all year while bison, foxes, coyotes, otters, big horn sheep, moose, elk, and other wildlife abounds.  It will be cold and there will be snow, but this is one of the best weeks of the year to be in Yellowstone.  We spend one day on a snow coach to Yellowstone’s interior,…

Check out our reviews on TripAdvisor here https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60491-d10680835-Reviews-Jack_Bayles_Photography-Jackson_Jackson_Hole_Wyoming.html?m=19905 Half Day Photography Workshops in Grand Teton National Park. All year either Sunrise or sunset (National Elk Refuge in season) for about 6 hours $600 for the first 2 and $50 each additional participant (for a maximum of 12) All year full day photography workshop (Yellowstone and National Elk Refuge in season) for about 14 hours April 1-October 31-$1200 for the first 2 people and $100 for each additional participant (for a maximum of 12) November 1-March 31-$1000 for the first 2 people and $100…

Photography opportunities abound in Costa Rica. The Central American country of Costa Rica has become one of the most popular birding destinations in the Americas thanks to the abundance of birds and other wildlife. So of course, photography of the birds and wildlife must also be great! Thanks to Costa Rica’s incredible habitat diversity, and its location as part of the land-bridge between North and South America, it is home to over 800 species of birds that have been recorded within Costa Rica’s borders. We will visit two diverse habitats. In…

Experience the best of the Galapagos (giant tortoises, tropicbirds, nesting frigate birds, boobies, penguins, crabs, marine & land iguanas, and snorkelling with playful sea lions and turtles) followed by a canoe trip into the Amazon Rainforest for three amazing nights at the renowned Sacha Lodge photographing monkeys, toucans, macaw parrots, frogs, caimans and more! The trip concludes in exclusive luxury at the San Jorge lodge overlooking the cloud-forest of the Andes buzzing with dozens of hummingbird species and other amazing bird life. Improve your photography with professional instruction and the…

When most photographers and naturalists think of the New World tropics, they rarely envision Argentina. And yet, that region of South America is home to two of the finest locations for tropical landscapes and wildlife: the Ibera Wetlands and Iguazu Falls. The Esteros del Ibera are ancient oxbow lakes of the Parana River. Isolated from the river, the lakes are now the centerpiece of an enormous mosaic wetland of marshes, tropical fens, open water, and patches of tropical woodlands. The diversity of habitats results in abundant wildlife. Hundreds of species…

Description: After teaching workshops in locations all over Costa Rica, Tom decided that the Crocodile Bay Resort is the most user friendly for photographers. National Geographic called the Osa Peninsula “the most biologically intense place on Earth”. On this deluxe tour you will spend a night in the Hilton-Doubletree in San Jose before taking a domestic flight to the town near our location. We will spend the next 6 days photographing birds, mammals, reptiles and landscapes, without having to change hotels. Have a spouse of friend who would like to join…

ALASKA BEARS & LANDSCAPE PHOTO ADVENTURE Our 2020 Alaska bears & landscape photo adventure is taking us to a brand-new Alaskan destination. Jay has already declared that Alaska is one of the 10 BEST photo destinations he would return to. On this ultimate photo adventure we will be searching for Alaskan brown bears fishing at water’s edge during the peaking late summer salmon runs. Our solitary goal is to have you returning home with hundreds of photos of bears running through glaciated waters after fish. In addition to tight portraits…

2020 Sold Out! Book now for 2021! Katmai National Park is rightfully famous for its bears. The big, brown bears of Katmai and elsewhere on the Alaska Peninsula, are abundant and easily photographed when you are in the right place at the right time. This trip will get you to the right place at the right time. With three days at the famous Brooks Falls in Katmai, one full day on the coast of either Katmai or Lake Clark National Parks (depending on bear activity), and a full day exploring…

8 Days and 7 Nights (Starts in Bozeman, Montana, and ends in Jackson, Wyoming) Early spring in Grand Teton usually means Grizzlies, bison and a host of other wildlife. Be among the first to look for Raspberry and Snow in Yellowstone then spend 2 1/2 days along the Northern Range with bison calves, wolf pups, Grizzly cubs and more all before the summer crowds arrive. Check out our reviews on TripAdvisor here https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60491-d10680835-Reviews-Jack_Bayles_Photography-Jackson_Jackson_Hole_Wyoming.html?m=19905 Itinerary: May 10: Arrive Bozeman. Drive to Yellowstone’s North Entrance at Gardiner, Montana. Safari/photo workshop in afternoon/evening. May…

HIGHLIGHTS We’ll use only exclusive, private game reserves that are free of crowds, allow off-road travel, and have luxurious accommodations. We’ll visit we’ll visit both Timbavati and the Sabi Sands, both known for being the best places in South Africa to photograph predators, as well as elephants, rhinos, and other big game. In Timbavati, there are regular incredible sightings of lions, leopards, and also a good chance of wild dogs and occasionally cheetahs.  In Sabi Sands, we’ll stay at Londolozi – recently recognized as the #1 Hotel in the World…

Winter is a magical time in Yellowstone, the worlds first national park. The boiling hot pools, steaming geysers, dense concentrations of wildlife, a little fog to add mood, and the lack of crowds make this, perhaps, one of the most extraordinary times of year to visit. Since the wolf reintroduction in 1995 winter visits to Yellowstone National Park has taken on a new exciting dimension.  Yellowstone is now the premier location in the world to view wolves and be able to witness natural behavior. Wolves hunt the large herds of elk…

5 Days and 4 Nights Jackson to Jackson As the time of the Cold Moon settles upon the Tetons join Gina and I for a photography workshop of North America’s greatest ungulates. Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep have descended from their summer perches and are in full rut, Moose are about on the valley floor and Rocky Mountain Elk are streaming in to the National Elk Refuge. Foxes, Bald Eagles, Wolves, Coyotes, River Otters, Great Gray Owls, Trumpeter Swans and even Grizzly Bears can be out and about during these last…

Chris Bray Photography runs exclusive Photo Safaris to a variety of locations across the world. Being an Australian company and Australia’s largest Photo Safari operator, CBP also prides itself on conducting luxurious trips to a variety of Australia’s iconic locations (as well as to some of Australia’s best kept secrets), sharing with you the best that Australia has to offer. Under the guidance of professional photographers helping YOU get the best shots, with special access to the best locations, there’s simply no better way to master your camera, meet new friends…

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…

https://www.californiaphotographyworkshops.com/Olympic The Olympic National Forest, coastal, and mountain ecosystems combine to create a spectacular wilderness park. With its incredible range of precipitation and elevation, diversity is the hallmark of Olympic National Park. Encompassing nearly a million acres, the park protects a vast wilderness, thousands of years of human history, and several distinctly different ecosystems, including glacier-capped mountains, old-growth temperate rain forests, and over 70 miles of wild coastline. – National Park Service Come photograph the varied landscape of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula from the lush rain forests to high mountain ridges…

Chincoteague NWR is located on the southern Virginia end of the barrier island of Assateague.  In the fall, the refuge attracts flocks of snow geese, swans, and brant along with ducks, swans, herons, ospreys, shorebirds and other migrants. It is also the home to wild horses, deer, raccoon, fox squirrels, muskrats, and other animals.  Used to being protected, the wildlife is unusually tolerant of humans and presents visitors with great photo opportunities.  The ocean, dunes, shells, workboats, harbor, and spectacular sunrises and sunsets offer workshop participants a variety of subjects…

Join us on this photographic adventure of a lifetime, to one of the world’s premier wildlife and landscape destinations, The Galápagos Islands. These islands have been preserved so well that they offer a unique window into the past, resulting in an ecosystem in which it will be as if you are invisible to the wildlife. You will find yourself in amazing close proximity to the wildlife! Naturalists will explain the animal behaviors while our two photography pros instruct you on the best techniques used for capturing memorable and meaningful imagery. We’ll…

Two and half days photographing some of Florida’s iconic species, plus it’s baby time in the marshes of  Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Green Cay, and Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. In Loxahatchee, spring has sprung with butterflies, dragonflies, skimmers, as well as Purple Gallinules, Limpkins, and on the rare chance a Snail Kite.  Lastly will be Blue Cypress Lake.   This is a beautiful cypress lake with trees full of Ospreys nesting low in the trees.   Expect dramatic scenics and birds in flight shots.  Blue Cypress Lake is place for Osprey photography among…

This Tangier Island Photo Workshop (May 2020) features photography of a unique waterman community and local wildlife.  Just south of the Maryland line, in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, lays Tangier Island, VA. Covering approximately 1.2 square miles, Tangier Island is actually a series of small islands connected by narrow wooden bridges spanning marshes and tidal creeks. Tangier is a charming community of waterman and shop owners. Many inhabitants make their living, as did their ancestors for more than 400 years, by crabbing, fishing, and oystering. Each day we…

This remarkable expedition departs from the far southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia, Argentina.  After a two day journey across the Drake Passage, we will come to the continent of Antarctica. For many, the last continent on their list to step foot on! YES, we DO make landfall and even have some very special items in store for you! THIS ADVENTURE IS TRULY INCREDIBLE! This is expedition cruising at its most authentic. Our route and exploration opportunities in Antarctica are heavily dependent on weather and ice conditions. Our experienced captain and expedition leader…

Join us on this photographic adventure of a lifetime, to one of the world’s premier wildlife and landscape destinations, The Galápagos Islands. These islands have been preserved so well that they offer a unique window into the past, resulting in an ecosystem in which it will be as if you are invisible to the wildlife. You will find yourself in amazing close proximity to the wildlife! Naturalists will explain the animal behaviors while our two photography pros instruct you on the best techniques used for capturing memorable and meaningful imagery. We’ll…

DESCRIPTION This thirteen-day all-inclusive South Africa Botswana Photo Safari will take you to three of the most stunning and exclusive wildlife destinations in South Africa & Botswana (the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, and the Makuleke Contractual Park in northern Kruger National Park) and one of the world’s seven natural wonders – Victoria Falls. The itinerary and accommodations of this photographic tour have been designed to meet the specific needs and interests of photographers. Not only will we be based in private conservancies where we will have to…

The Birds of High Island Photography Workshop will consist of three days of long lens photography in one of the highest concentrations of birds migrating through the Golden Triangle, which is a part of the Central and Mississippi Flyway.  Consider this a crash course! We will be going to all the hotspots and focusing on the best ways to photograph  for documentation, fine art, b/w or color.  We may have time to photograph flowers learning new creative techniques. This is for intermediate photographers or those familiar with their camera settings in manual or shutter priority mode, exposure,…

8 Days and 7 Nights  (Starts in Jackson, Wyoming, and ends in Bozeman) Montana Early spring in Grand Teton usually means Grizzlies, bison and a host of other wildlife. Be among the first to look for Raspberry and Snow in Yellowstone then spend 2 1/2 days along the Northern Range with bison calves, wolf pups, Grizzly cubs and more all before the summer crowds arrive. Check out our reviews on TripAdvisor here https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60491-d10680835-Reviews-Jack_Bayles_Photography-Jackson_Jackson_Hole_Wyoming.html?m=19905 Itinerary: May 2: Arrive Jackson. Safari/photo workshop in a6ernoon/evening. May 3 – May 4: Safari/photo workshop in Grand…

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is one of the most beautiful places at sunrise/sunset to photography for Sandhill Cranes, and Snow geese in the United States.  The brilliant colors associated with New Mexico, entice the soul of thousands each year. Enjoy learning one on one with  Maresa Pryor-Luzier, her experience alone in technical knowledge of equipment, wildlife behavior, and easy going teaching style will make this enjoyable for all in attendance.  This will be for photographers working on panning, birds in flight, reflections, and more … Each day we will work on…

2020 Trip has Sold Out! Sign up Now for 2021! The rolling hills of Alaska’s interior, the towering, glaciated peaks of the Alaska Range, and the rich life, and tide-water glaciers of Prince William Sound. This photography tour covers the best of Alaska, in one 9-day road-trip expedition! Trip Overview This epic photo tour begins in Fairbanks, in the heart of Alaska’s interior. We’ll meet on the evening of July 12, for a welcome dinner and hit the road the following morning. Fairbanks is a few hours north of the…

There are few places that can match the splendor and grandeur of Patagonia. From towering jagged peaks, sky-blue water, beautiful waterfalls to massive glacial ice, the views overwhelm the senses. Not wasting any time, we’ll start our adventure with a Tango dancers model shoot and a wonderful dinner/Tango show the day of our arrival in Buenos Aires. The following day we head to El Chalten and Los Glaciares National Park with its famous Fitz Roy region photographing around the magnificent views of 11,000 ft. Fitz Roy and its chain of…

Botswana is known for being the VERY best place in Africa for willdife photography and we’ll use only exclusive, private concessions that are free of crowds, allow off-road travel, and offer luxurious accommodations. Our concessions include “predator meccas” that offer unparalleled photo opportunities of lions, leopards, cheetahs, and wild dogs, as well as elephants, other classic game. We’ll also have close, intimate encounters with the most habituated meerkats in Africa, as well as the Kalahari bushmen they share their home with. While many photo tours avoid the best concessions to…

During this Badlands of South Dakota Photo Workshop we will explore Badlands National Park and locations in the vicinity. The workshop begins with an orientation session at the Best Western in Wall on Sunday 20 October, 202o at 7:00 PM and ends on October 24, 2020 at Sunset.  On most days, we will be in the field at before dawn to photograph sunrise and take advantage of the early morning light. Likewise, we will end each day’s activities at sunset when the sun is low in the sky, colors are warm,…

  This amazing Panama photo workshop will include in-depth, hands-on photo instruction as we photograph reptiles and amphibians, monkeys, sloths, butterflies and, of course, birds. We will spend time photographing with special set-ups for hummingbirds in the gardens and around feeders. Landscape photography will also be explored as will photoshop skills and image workflow. The stars of our photo workshop, however, will certainly be the Poison Dart Frogs. We can photograph as many as six different species and, in the case of Oophaga pumilio, we could photograph as many as a…

  Details:  If you are looking to take your wildlife photography to the next level, we have the trip for you.  Come join us for warm weather bird and wildlife photography from the amazing ranch blinds of South Texas. Photographing birds from a blind may change the way you plan your future photography trips. By setting up perches and using bird food to lure them in, the birds will come to you. South Texas is a mecca for bird photography blinds. On this trip we will spend several days learning to photography…

About 130 species of hummingbirds have been recorded in Ecuador and our Hummingbird Photo Safari itinerary will include high quality lodges and hotels across the northern region of the Ecuadorian Andes where we can expect to see nearly 50 species of these beautiful gems! Our photo locations will be in several cloud forest habitats from 4000 feet up to 9000 feet. Most lodges offer stationary feeder sites as well as wildflower gardens in order to find the most species and the best photo opportunities. For the non-photographing companions, we will…

Yukon is full of rich living-history, unique geography, home to some of the most sought-after wildlife in the world, and more epic scenes than a Hollywood blockbuster. Yukon is also renowned as one of the best locations in the world to capture the spectacle of the northern lights. We have been traveling to the Yukon for almost a decade and know some of the best locations to help you translate all this visual eye candy into fantastic images. You’ll be guided on this adventure by Muench Workshops pros Kevin Pepper and Michael Strickland, both of whom have considerable…

8 Days and 7 Nights Jackson to Jackson The Tetons are ablaze with autumn color, Grizzlies are about, moose and elk are rutting, bison look as good as they will all year and wolves are active in Yellowstone. This trip focuses on both landscape and wildlife, taking advantage of the best situation on any given day. Check out our reviews on TripAdvisor here https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60491-d10680835-Reviews-Jack_Bayles_Photography-Jackson_Jackson_Hole_Wyoming.html?m=19905 Itinerary: September 26: Arrive Jackson. Safari/photo workshop in afternoon/evening. September 27 – 28: Safari/photo workshop in Grand Teton National Park. September 29: Safari/photo workshop through Tetons, arriving…

8 Days and 7 Nights Bozeman to Bozeman Nestled in the middle of winter when the conditions are as harsh as they will get lies the middle of wolf mating season. The wolves are as active as they are all year while bison, foxes, coyotes, otters, bighorn sheep, moose, elk and other wildlife abounds. It will be cold and there will be snow, but this is one of the best weeks of the year to be in Yellowstone. We spend one day on a snow coach to Yellowstone’s interior, leaving…

7 Days and 6 Nights Bozeman to Bozeman Winter is loosening its grip and everything is in flux. Wolves, bison, foxes, coyotes, moose, elk, otters, bighorn sheep and eagles are all around. In mild winters, the snow is receding and bears are waking up. Temperatures are more forgiving and the days are getting long. Crowds are light as Yellowstone begins to wake. Join us for a small group Photography Workshop.  This workshop is directed at those looking for a next level, intimate encounter with the park and those creatures living…

This awesome Belize photography workshop will include in-depth, hands-on photo instruction as we photograph birds, monkeys, butterflies, flowers, reptiles and local culture. This tiny country has over 600 species of birds and the highest density of Jaguars of any country in Central America. Rainforest, pine savanna, wetlands and rivers will all offer their own unique challenges for photographing as well as witnessing Kevin and Roger’s professional approaches to each opportunity. Belize is one of the most environmentally conscious countries in the Americas. Thanks in part to its small population, over 60%…

Now $500 off! $6750, all inclusive from Johannesburg, South Africa With over 500 species of birds and 160 mammals, northern Botswana is unquestionably one of the world’s great wildlife destinations. A vast area with few people, the region is home to the iconic Okavango Delta, an enormous wetland where rivers flow in, but never out, providing a literal oasis in the desert. Despite the natural wonders, it is uncrowded, and very frequently, we will be alone with the wildlife with few others nearby. Our trip, in the early part of…

Artistic Bird Photography Workshop Have you ever watched birds fly, swoop, eat, fight, court, or play out any of their myriad of amazing behaviors and said to yourself: I wish I could capture this moment? In this workshop, participants will learn the finer points about bird photography from planning to equipment and shooting techniques. In addition, we will address how to capture bird images that go beyond a documentary approach, to capturing birds in an artistic manner that fills our imagination – a style worthy of hanging on your wall…

9 Days and 8 Nights Bozeman to Bozeman Winter has embraced the land. The Wolf Moon is rising. Bison are covered in snow while river otters seem blissfully immune in the rivers. Wolves begin their season of plenty. This expedition includes two full snow coach days in Yellowstone’s interior, getting to both Old Faithful and Lower Yellowstone Falls while still leaving 4 1/2 days to explore the Northern Range. Check out our reviews on TripAdvisor here https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60491-d10680835-Reviews-Jack_Bayles_Photography-Jackson_Jackson_Hole_Wyoming.html?m=19905 Itinerary: January 2: Arrive Bozeman. Pick up at airport or lodging. Drive to Gardiner,…

Details: Nome, Alaska is world famous for its rare and abundant bird life, and we want to share this fabulous location with you.  Nome is located on the Seward Peninsula on the west coast of Alaska.  With only plane and boat access, this unique town blends rustic Alaska life with stunning access to tundra, arctic wildlife and the Bering Sea.  Asiatic bird species, many only regularly seen in the Nome area, are common and easily photographed. This semi-private workshop will begin in Nome, Alaska.  We are limiting this trip to six…

Cherry blossom season and fall are perhaps the most famous seasons in Japan, though Winter in Japan is a beautiful time of year as well if you can handle the cold!  Japan’s wildlife in the Winter is beautiful and to just observe, but especially taking photos of Japan’s Winter wildlife is an amazing experience.  For the 2020 Winter Wildlife Photography Tour of Japan, I am currently not offering a group tour but am making myself available for a customized private tour.  Some options to consider would be photographing Steller’s Sea…

Details: Join Tom and Cree for a photographic adventure in Alaska with two icons: Alaskan brown bears and tidewater glaciers. We start in Anchorage with a trip to Prince William Sound to photograph glaciers.  These isolated fjords and remote bays have numerous glaciers, and many actively ‘calve’ into the ocean.  If you want to photograph massive towers of ice plunging into the icy water, this is your chance.  Our private boat will get us in the right position, as well as be able to land onshore for unique landscape photo opportunities.  Prince William…

Details: Bosque del Apache in New Mexico is one of the best places in the world to photograph sandhill cranes. The cranes fly into Bosque’s “Crane Ponds” each afternoon, sometimes silhouetted on a blood red sky. This is the perfect time to photograph the birds parachuting into the ponds…..they look like they are suspended in air.  During the morning first light, the Bosque “blast off” provides the chance to shoot thousands of snow geese all taking off at once. Tom and Cree have been photographing at Bosque for years. During their…

Everyone should visit the Galapagos Islands… the experience is magical! During our adventure we will seek out the endemic species of birds and other animals of the Galapagos. Some of the bird species include Darwin’s finches, Galapagos Penguin, Galapagos Hawk, Galapagos Dove, Swallow-tailed Gull and Waved Albatross—doing their wonderful courtship dance! Other creatures we will see include Land Iguanas, Marine Iguanas, Lava Lizards and two endemic species of butterflies. Galapagos Photography Photography opportunities abound as each day will include land excursions on different islands. Most days will also include snorkeling opportunities to enjoy…

Whooping crane Photo Workshop aboard a boat in the water around Aransas Wildlife Refuge. The date would be January 24th PM till January 26th. Limited to 5 people. The total price for this workshop is $650.00 does not include transportation, lodging or food. We will try and carpool for our exploration after the boat tour in the afternoon. The amount paid today is the deposit of $325. The balance will be due 30 days before workshop. I will send out an invoice to the email address on file 45 days…

We combine our passion for photography with our enthusiasm for nature and will discover one of the world’s greatest wildlife and nature destinations, the Galápagos Islands. The tour is designed for everyone who loves nature, stunning landscapes and wildlife as well as photography beginners and enthusiasts. We will visit the most beautiful photo spots where you can master your photography level under the eye of our professional photo coach. Our national guide will give you all the insights on the country and local traditions during our tour. Not only will you…

Bosque del Apache, one of the prime sites to photograph migratory birds, is located in southern New Mexico about 90 miles south of Albuquerque. The preserve has over 50,000 snow geese, 40,000 ducks, 8000 sandhill cranes plus several other species. Sunrises and sunsets create a dazzling light show and you’ll enjoy photographing both birds and landscape. The riotous explosion of snow geese at sunrise is a sight to behold (and hear). We’ll be there in peak time too. So, it’s time to get out the big glass. We’ll shoot “early…

Namibia has everything a nature photographer could ask for: classic African megafauna in Etosha National Park, enormous flocks of wading flamingos at Walvis Bay, one of the largest seal colonies in the world at Cape Cross, the Quiver Tree Forest, the tallest sand dunes in the world at Sossusvlei, and of course the iconic desert ghost town at Kolmanskop. Join Muench Workshops pros Richard Bernabe and Juan Pons on a photo adventure to wild Namibia in southwestern Africa. You will learn about landscape composition and wildlife photography techniques, create incredible…

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.…

This photography workshop will follow the wildlife each day after enjoying sunrise landscape opportunities at iconic locations each morning. Photography opportunities abound during Springtime in the Grand Tetons. With only a three month growing season, the natural community has precious few weeks to get down to business before the mercury begins to fall again. Wildflowers bloom in a riotous profusion. Elk, bison, moose, mule deer, and pronghorn produce a deluge of young babies across the valley floor seemingly all at once. Black bears and Brown Bears teach their cubs how…

WINTER IN YELLOWSTONE More of Everything with our 2020 West Yellowstone Photo Adventure. Includes lodging, dinners, and 3 private snowcoach trips into Yellowstone National Park from the West Entrance. In addition, you can add two days exploring Grand Teton National Park with Jay directly after this trip. Lodging and dinner included as well. DETAILS This West Yellowstone Photo Adventure is only open to you and 7 other people. We have partnered with some of Jackson Hole’s finest adventure outfitters to provide you with the ultimate photo experience in Montana/Wyoming this coming…

The ‘ultra-luxury’ Pico Bonito Lodge is one of Central America’s hottest rainforest destinations, a paradise that’s home to half of Honduras’s 700 bird species—from the brilliant blue Lovely Cotinga to the uncommon Keel-billed Motmot to an array of hummingbirds!. Situated between two fast-moving rivers—the Coloradito and the Corinto—the luxury lodge nestles in the lap of Pico Bonito National Park, where 270,000 acres of tropical rainforest rise from near sea level to the 8,000-foot peak that gives the park its name. Much of this land is unexplored and unexploited. Jaguars and Pumas…

Join us in the remote wilderness of the Nunavut Territory of Canada to photograph the tundra’s autumn colors, northern lights and herds of Caribou migrating. The male Caribou will be moving through the endless wilderness on a path, following instincts formed from thousands of years, usually in herds of 5 to 20. This is the time of year they shed their velvet, making their large antlers even more spectacular. Muench Workshops pros Andy Wililams and Kevin Pepper, assisted by our amazing local guides who know the routes of the caribou, will…

Photo Safari Botswana The classic travel period to discover Botswana and admire and photograph the wildlife is the dry season. However, the true expert of Africa swears by the rainy season. The landscape shimmers green, flowers start to bloom, and many birds sing. Animal sightings are a bit more challenging but with the landscape awakening to life in the background it is all the more beautiful. The green nature, the wonderful lighting moods with the radiant colors of the green season create a breathtaking scenery for countless photo opportunities. All…

Birding, photography, fun and relaxation…all from our 150 foot deluxe Amazon riverboat! A host of leaders for your Amazon adventure will include Kevin Loughlin, bird photographer and owner of Wildside; Edison Buenaño, South America’s top birding guide, plus two local naturalist guides. Our cruise will include afternoon lectures on birds, wildlife and photography. We enjoy multiple excursions by motorized skiff each day, designed to reveal the incredible wildlife that calls the rainforest home and with any luck we’ll spot sloths, monkeys, toucans, macaws, pink dolphins and so much more! The…

9 Days and 8 Nights Jackson to Jackson Enjoy Teton wildflowers, Grizzly bears, bison, elk, pronghorn ample landscape opportunities and more in this all encompassing look at Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. This itinerary gives you a full week on the ground to explore the parks in greater depth than any of our other itineraries. Check out our reviews on TripAdvisor here https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60491-d10680835-Reviews-Jack_Bayles_Photography-Jackson_Jackson_Hole_Wyoming.html?m=19905 Itinerary: June 13: Arrive Jackson. Safari/photo workshop in afternoon/evening. June 14 – June 16: Safari/photo workshop in Grand Teton National Park. June 17: Safari/photo workshop through Tetons…

Highlights escape to Monterey Bay for a fun and informative day photographing local wildlife private boat charter for only us (on a large boat that normally seats over 20 passengers) a rare and special opportunity to receive 8 hours of private, one-on-one instruction from a working professional wildlife photographer custom dates to suit your schedule, available year round Suzi’s extensive knowledge of local wildlife and hot spots ensures rare opportunities for world-class photography suitable for all levels of nature photography, from absolute beginner to serious advanced one-day courses for 1-4…