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

Details:  Established in 1872 as our first national park, Yellowstone is a natural wonder and photographer’s paradise.  Encompassing more than 3500 sq. miles, Yellowstone is the biggest national park in the lower 48.  The photography opportunities are stunning; turquoise thermal pools, geysers, roadside wildlife and towering waterfalls make this one of our favorite parks.  Yellowstone…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Everglades ecosystem is one of the best areas for stunning landscapes and varied wildlife, so on this exciting workshop, we will focus on several iconic locations, but we will also discuss the use of filtration, and post processing, and shoot night landscapes & star pictures.  Winter is my favorite time of year in the Everglades,…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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.…

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…

An exclusive photo adventure that captures the culture, wildlife and landscapes of Patagonia and Torres del Paine National Park Join renowned South American photographer and nature documentary filmmaker, Ossian Lindholm, in this Travel Vision Photo Journeys exclusive—a Patagonian hiking and photo tour that ranges from Argentina’s spectacular Los Glaciares National Park to Chile’s renowned Torres…

Combining The Best of The Chobe safari with the Okavango Delta really is the chance to see the Best of Botswana. Day 1 – 3 The North Western sector of The Chobe, where the mobile camp is situated, offers fantastic viewing of predators and plains game with the middle three days spent on the river…

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…

DESCRIPTION This exclusive African photo safari is designed to provide the best of what a Tanzania photo safari has to offer: great plains brimming with legions of Big 5 game, spectacular landscapes, scenery that never seems to end, a welcoming population comprised of diverse ethnic groups and cultures, and luxury accommodations selected for comfort, knowledgeable…

HIGHLIGHTS 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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Dec 9-13, 2019 Situated along the Rio Grande River, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is a major wintering ground for cranes and waterfowl.  To feed the large number of birds visiting the refuge, nearby fields are planted with corn, winter wheat, millet, and other grains. Loop roads transect the refuge’s marshes and fields where…

The world’s largest congregation of  shorebirds occurs each spring on the delta of Alaska’s Copper River, near the community of Cordova.  Each year in early May, millions of shorebirds come together in mind-blowing flocks, that swirl over the mud-flats and coastal wetlands near Cordova, Alaska. From a photographic perspective, it is unique, and spectacular. 5-days/4…

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…

Exploring Costa Rica’s Stunning OSA Peninsula – A Photography Workshop Linked To Conservation A landscape, wildlife, and documentary photography workshop in a coastal, rainforest region that National Geographic considers “the most biologically intense place on earth.” Morning photography excursions guided by OSA Conservation specialists in marine and rainforest conservation Midday workshop sessions to hone your…

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…

  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…

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…

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.…

AUSTRALIA & TASMANIA WILDLIFE PHOTO SAFARI November 4– 16, 2019   Explore the “land down under” and visit the best places for photographing classic Australian wildlife, including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, Tasmanian devils, echidnas, platypus, spotted quolls, wallabies, brushtail possums, sea lions, fur seals, rainbow lorikeets, frogmouths, and other gorgeous birds. Our tour is timed to…

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…

HIGHLIGHTS Journey to the tropical paradise of Tonga and photograph majestic humpback whales underwater. This is an incredibly special tour, uniquely designed to maximize your time in the water with whales. Most photo tours have a group of 6-10 participants, but with only 4 snorkelers allowed in the water with the whales at one time,…

Professional wildlife photographer, Suzi Eszterhas, has teamed up with legendary Galapagos photographer and expert, Tui De Roy to offer a unique experience to maximize wildlife photo opportunities. We’ll travel by luxurious ship from island to island, photographing albatross, penguins, flamingos, blue-footed boobies, frigatebirds, giant tortoises, marine iguanas, and more. We’ll snorkel with the Galapagos’ famous…

Highlights We’ll spend extended time in two of the best places in the world to see and photograph wild tigers and Asiatic lions, as well possibly leopard, sloth bear, spotted deer, sambar, jackal, langur monkeys, and gorgeous birds. To photograph tigers, we’ll have 7.5 days of game drives in Ranthambore National Park, which is now…

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…

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,…

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…

The Great Migration in Kenya’s Masai Mara really needs no further introduction but certainly needs to be seen at least once in the lifetime of every photographer and wildlife enthusiast. This will be the fourth year that we have visited this wonderful spectacle and every year just gets better and better. The migration itself seems…

This photo workshop celebrates Autumn in Southern West Virginia near the New River Gorge.  The program is designed for those with a basic knowledge of the operation of a 35 mm SLR digital camera with an interest in nature photography. Workshop emphasis is on improving photographic skills, creativity, and optimizing the use of your camera.…

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…

This is the experience I wrote about in the April 2018 issue of Outdoor Photographer. The area near and in Torres del Paine National Park in Chile is home to a healthy — and photogenic — population of wild pumas (called mountain lions or cougars in the US). We photograph WILD, free-ranging animals — not…

Location: Badlands National Park in South Dakota Dates: May 27-31, 2020, Wednesday at 7 pm – Sunday morning at 10 Cost: $1099 Details:Badlands National Park is a mesmerizing land of multi-hued rock formations and abundant wildlife. The expansive views in the park give way to roaming herds of bison and big horn sheep. In early…

During this “Ecuador Hummingbirds & More Photo Tour ~ 2020” the focus will be on the winged wildlife of this amazingly biodiverse little nation. We’ll visit as many different areas of Ecuador’s Chocó foothill’s region as time and travel distances allow so that we can create images of as many unique species as possible. The Chocó…

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…

Every year Guts make his pilgrimage to the “White Desert” leading some lucky clients on the adventure of a lifetime and returns each time with amazing tales (and images) of the spectacular wildlife and unbelievable vistas. Following these trips Guts feels confident that he can now lead the ultimate photographic safari to all his favourite…

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…

Svalbard Polar Bear Photo Tour – In August 2020, we offer a photography expedition to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, located deep within the Arctic Circle. One of our main goals will be to find and photograph Polar Bears in its natural habitat out on the pack ice and Svalbard has historically been one of…

During this workshops I will take You to the fantastic area of Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park, where we will try to find and ‘shoot’ ancient looking creatures called Muskox. If I have to estimate the chances of our success I would say – 90%. Open, vast area of Dovrefjell mountains is also perfect for landscape photography.…

Our exclusive wildlife safari and photography tour of Northeast Argentina combines two uniquely precious destinations that are perfect for landscape and wildlife photography—the endless wetlands of Ibera and the stunning waterfalls of Iguazu. Not only will you be exploring and learning about the natural and cultural wonders of these remarkable areas; our travel photography tour…

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…

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…