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Join us Ireland Photo Adventure Although Ireland has modernized dramatically in recent years, some things never change. Ireland has long been a magnet for writers, artists, playwrights and musicians. They were all inspired by the soft light, the gentle mists and almost ethereal scenery – you’ll surely be enchanted by this magical land. We start…

Cuba: a photographer’s paradise. Whether it’s people, architecture, or landscape; cities or villages; old cars or horse drawn carriages; Cuba is the place to be and now is the time to be there. “Listening to, observing, and following Steve Anchell in the city streets of Cuba is an experience not to be missed and long…

Welcome to Morocco, a crossroads of language, culture and civilization. Get ready to employ all your senses and immerse yourself in the sands of Moroccan culture. This is a fully guided, all-inclusive 8-day photography tour. ITINERARY NOTE: Because our guides are local we are able to keep our finger on the pulse of a place.…

The place Tinos, our favourite island, is a unique travel and photography destination. Besides the typical characteristics of the Cyclades Islands, Tinos is defined by rich history and a long tradition in the arts, which impart a genuine, refined character to the island. Combined with diversified scenery, distinctive villages, a multitude of amazing beaches, exquisite…

Large grounds, vibrant crowd and herds of camel all around are the epic scene you witness when you are at the Pushkar Camel Fair. Also known as Pushkar Mela, it is one of the largest camel fairs in the world.  It is an opportunity for villagers from distant and adjacent villages to assemble together and relish in…

Join renowned Argentine photographer, teacher, and documentary filmmaker, Ossian Lindholm, on the world’s only photography tour to be paired to an exploration of the high-altitude wines of Northwest Argentina—a magical journey that is perfect for photographers of all levels. An exceptional and inspirational teacher, Ossian is dedicated to capturing, conserving, and sustaining the landscape, nature…

Join us for our  Tuscany Photo Adventure  Experience a full sensory experience complete with amazing food, fine wine and breathtaking landscapes. Located in central Italy, Tuscany stretches from the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea. Central Tuscany is dotted with medieval hilltop fortresses, vine-planted hillsides and sculptural stands of cypress trees; the northwest and east harbor boast…

Join the winner of PDN’s Great Outdoors and Epson International’s Pano Competitions, Hank Gans, and B&W Magazine Excellence Award winner Michael Stimola, for a magical five day photographic exploration of Midcoast Maine. Workshop attendees will stay at the East Wind Inn, which sits on the rocky shore of Tenants Harbor on Maine’s Saint George Peninsula.…

Join us for our Washington DC Cherry Blossom Photo Adventure Once March rolls around, most of us are tired of winter weather. Months of cold air, snow, ice, and short days wear us down. We long for the rebirth of spring and the return of life and warmth. Enter the cherry blossoms. These trees, a gift…

Duration: 3 hrs | Morning, evening or private tours Walk through the historic streets of Krakow and discover its most popular sights from a photographer’s point of view. Suitable for all levels of photography enthusiasts, this route includes unique points that will encourage you to venture outside the confines of the fully automatic mode. Newbies, this will allow you to practice…

Uzbekistan is recognizing its potential and rolling out the welcome mat to visitors curious about this Central Asian country and its people. Its association with the famed Silk Road and its impressive historic architectural and archeological sites offer the adventurous photographer a banquet of sumptuous images for the taking. Traveling through the country with knowledgeable…

Join us for our  Patagonia Photo Adventure Patagonia is a region in the south of Argentina bordered in the north by the Cuyo and Pampas regions, in the east by the Atlantic Ocean and in the south and west by Chile. It occupies roughly 490,000 square miles. Patagonia is a windswept frontier bequeathed with the earth’s…

Join us  Provence Photo Adventure The South of France is drenched with character, probably due to its turbulent history with the Romans, Phoenicians, Greeks and nomadic tribes dating as far back as 300,000 BC. The rocky heights of the Maritime Alps lie in tiers, tumbling down to the Riviera’s dramatic coast. On its bluffs, perched…

Magical and mystical, Oman is a beautiful corner of the Arabian Peninsula that is warm and welcoming, steeped in Bedouin and Arabic history and hospitality it is the place engage with the Arab world without the distorted lens of the opulent wealth of its neighbours. It is bursting with photographic opportunities, from the capital Muscat,…

Join us for our Buenos Aires Photo Adventure Argentina, the eighth largest country in the world, is home to many historical sites, and is undoubtedly teeming with culture. Buenos Aires, a passionate and dynamic city that’s always on the move, is the capital and largest city in Argentina, and where we will be spending most…

Join us for our Namibia 15-Day Photo Adventure & Safari Namibia has the world’s most spectacular and varied desert landscapes. Nowhere else do you see families of desert elephant moving silently through desolate, beautiful valleys in search of life-giving oases. No other desert has a Skeleton Coast where the great Atlantic Ocean waves pound a burning…

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Join us for our Sicily Photo Adventure Sicilian shores are washed by three different seas, and it’s reflected in the island’s ancient name for Sicily: “Trinacria”, the three-cornered island. Sicily has had a long and tortuous history dating back more than 2,000 years. To know Sicily, you must first breath in its aroma and taste its…

Join us for our  Morocco Photo Adventure King Hassan II (1929-1999) once described Morocco as a country whose roots lie in Africa but whose leaves breathe in European air. Morocco’s rich history, multicultural population and varied geography make it a fascinating country. It’s villages and cities offer a striking contrast of ancient kasbahs, mosques and souks…

Travel is a wonderful thing.  It allows us to discover new places, to meet new people, to experience new customs and, of course, to make new memories.  As photographers we are exposed to so many opportunities to create art while traveling that it can often be overwhelming:  What gear should I bring?  How do I…

A 9-day photography trip that we are thrilled to share with adventurers shutterbugs. Round-trip Athens The majestic scenery of Meteora with the monolithic vertical cliffs, a gift to landscape enthusiasts. The Zagorochoria villages with their unique traditional architecture settled among the steep slopes of the mountain range and finally to reach the ultimate locale of…

Our 10 day/9 nights photo adventure workshop provides a full immersion in the pulsating Neapolitan culture and its devout people. We will be photographing traditions around Easter which are over 500 year old. Follow the link for more info – https://creativeadventurephotography.com/photo-workshop-italy-naples

Join us for our Vietnam Photo Adventure This is not your father’s Vietnam. Things have changed, and fast. Vietnam is one of SE Asia’s fastest growing economies, and our visit here will show plenty of evidence of that. But there is also lots of history on display in Old Vietnam, with substantial French colonial influence, and remnants…

Cuba, 12-day Analog (film) Adventure Photo Workshop with Ryan Muirhead Explore Cuba during this unique 12 day road trip journey from bustling Havana, exploring many towns and villages along the way, passing through Trinidad and Santiago de Cuba all the way to magical Baracoa. Having our own transport, this will be a journey on the…

Highlights * Tokyo streets and skyline sunset * Mt Fuji * Matsumoto Castle * Takayama + Hida Folk Village * Snow monkeys * Sapporo Snow Festival * Biei landscapes * Shirogane waterfall * Otaru Snow Path Festival * Ebisu Rocks + Nikka Distillery * The food! * The culture! Come and join us on a…

Upon popular requests from former photo tour members, we designed this tour to photograph one of the most beautiful region in China, abundant with natural beauty and cultural heritage. ​Fall Colors and Ancient Villages of Huizhou Region Huizhou(徽州) consists Wuyuan county in Jiangxi province and several counties in southern Anhui province, it is famous for ancient streets and…

The old West… for many these words conjure up images of times gone by.  In small town Texas the lifestyle can still be seen and captured today. Through the experience of photographing rodeo and western life, you’ll learn tips and techniques you can use in all areas of photography… lifestyle, sports, portraits and nature photography.…

Hill Tribes, Orchids and Elephants Photo Opportunities On this one day workshop we travel a short distance north of the city to the Mae Sa valley to experience a variety of visually stimulating locations. During this workshop we visit: – A majestic rural temple – Stunning orchid flower gardens – Experience elephants close up and…

Choose Northern or Southern Spain Itinerary Ever wanted to venture further with your photography and new cultural experiences? Our Spain Photography Tour gives you the chance to capture the colour and movement of a unique country while experiencing the sights with an experienced, Spanish speaker, guide and instructor with professional photographer Alfonso Calero. ” I prefer to travel…

Join us for our Israel Photo Adventure At the intersection of Asia, Europe and Africa – both geographically and culturally – Israel has been a meeting place of cultures, empires and religions since history began. Everyone from Moses to Mark Twain has dreamed of going there. The appearance of prophets seems to be dwindling and…

Join us  Classic Cuba Our 9-day Classic Cuba Photo Adventure includes 6 days in Havana followed by 2 days in Trinidad and 1 day in Cienfuegos, both located on the southern coast of Cuba. A tropical paradise with a storied past, Cuba offers us a unique view of a world few have been able to…

Join us for our  Naples & Amalfi Coast Photo Adventure If you view Naples as an unruly port city to famous destinations like Capri, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, you are making a mistake. Naples is Italy’s third largest city and one of its oldest, most artistic and most delicious. Its historic centre is a UNESCO…

Join us for our Thailand Photo Adventure Thailand is known as the Land of Smiles. You’ll experience this many times over on your adventure with us in the Kingdom of Thailand. And you will leave this wondrous country with many smiles of your own. When you first arrive in Bangkok, the heartbeat of the country, your…

During this 5 day Photo workshop we will visit Chapultepec, Historic Center, Coyoacán, La Condesa, Xochimilco and Teotihuacán. One of the most fascinating aspects of Mexico City is its architecture. The cityscape is diverse with architectural styles ranging from ancient colonial buildings to postmodern structures. This workshop is designed not only to guide you to…

If you love travel and photography, our Tasmania Photography Tour is a chance to experience some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes while learning to photograph it. The images above show in order all the locations we will be photographing. Very ​small group learn at your own pace one on one hand picked BEST locations led by an…

Our epic 21 day exploration of little villages and towns along the legendary Trans Siberian railway line. For the third year in a row, we will travel on the Trans Siberian Railway during this adventure workshop which is packed with diversity. We will start our journey in Vladivostok photographing the Victory Parade. We will then…

“Dubai is my winter home. It’s one of the few places in the world that can still take your breath away. What’s even more amazing are all the fantastic hidden spots that most tourists never see. If you come to Dubai you can join me on one of my fun and relaxed photography and sightseeing…

Can’t get away for our full 6 day Rodeo workshop?  Join us for Thursday evening, Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning! You will still capture the main Rodeo experience. The old West… for many these words conjure up images of times gone by.  In small town Texas the lifestyle can still be seen and captured today.…

For centuries, Turkey has been at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa. Today, Turkey is a modern country with deep roots in tradition. Istanbul in particular is a vibrant city with cultural influences that gives colour, texture and flavour to every experience we will encounter. We first meet in Istanbul to greet each other…

How do photographers develop a personal style? When – and how – can you as a photographer begin to establish a direction in your work? Perhaps most importantly, what makes a photograph become a “personal” statement? Through lots of image making, a blend of formal and field instruction and plenty of time for discussion and…

Join us for our  Grand Teton Photo Adventure An ethereal mountain landscape where jagged peaks tower more than a mile above Jackson Hole Valley, Grand Teton National Park is located in northwestern Wyoming, just south of Yellowstone National Park, and just north of the town of Jackson Hole. These are mountains of the imagination. The mountains…

Explore, Create and be Inspired Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop Series, Portugal Our small group intensive workshop is designed for those who want to deep dive into the world of photography while exploring the bests sites. In collaboration with Canadian photography instructor, Rick Hulbert, Marion McCristall and Fernando Picarra invite you to explore the vibrant old…

Join us  Cinque Terre Photo Adventure There really are no words to describe the picturesque landscapes of the southern Ligurian coast, better known as the Riviera di Levante. The contrast between the coastal deep blue sea and the jagged mountains only add to the fascination for this land. From the beginning of the 12th century,…

Join us for our Barcelona Photo Adventure Barcelona is the place to go for visitors looking for a modern city with a strong sense of tradition. Here you will find the most eccentric architecture ever designed, no less that 9 UNESCO World Heritage sites, exciting markets, Roman, Gothic, Modernist and Bohemian influences, unique local fiestas and…

Join us  Iceland Photo Adventure The summer sun never sets on this breathtakingly lush land of verdant hills, active volcanoes, fumaroles and mud-pots. Experience Iceland’s surreal beauty. From Þingvellir National Park to nearby world-famous Gold Falls, you’ll journey to Vík, whose huge black sea columns are said to be trolls turned to stone. Beneath the…

“After an intense, exhilarating and exciting week of working with Steve, I left with an entirely different way of seeing the world and photography—an enormous shift in perspective that was Steve’s gift to me.” –Christine Beck, Tacoma, Wash. Northern New Mexico is an enchanted land famed for its beauty and artistic inspiration. From the famous…

You will experience San Miguel de Allende, not only through the lens, but most importantly, through your senses. San Miguel de Allende Is Making its Mark in the Culinary World, so we’ll enjoy some of the best food this magic country has to offer. We’ll take amazing photographs at the Art Market, museums with amazing…

The Fifth Dimension had it right when they sang, “Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon” and no where else can you appreciate that more than at the spectacular Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Over the past five decades, this festival has grown from just 13 balloons in its inaugural year of 1972 to attracting…

Japan Autumn is now SOLD OUT. Please contact for waitlist and other future workshops Highlights * Kyoto (Arashiyama, Golden Pavilion, Fushimi-Inari, Kiyomizudera, Gion, Byoudin) * Nara Park (Deer!) * Mount Yoshino * Mount Koyasan * Maruyama Senmaida * Seiganto-ji + Nachi Falls * Hashiguiiwa Rocks * Mt Fuji – Five Lakes district * Tokyo day…

12 days – Explore with us a selection of unique villages and cities and Lake Baikal, right in the heart of the Siberia. Longing to discover Siberia with a camera in your hands? Join us on our 12 days journey right to its heart! We’ve selected unique villages, our “Pearls” – for you to explore. Submerge…

Grab your camera and come join us as we explore local North Texas places.  During our walks, we will shoot lifestyle images, portraits or anything that looks interesting.  Being a photojournalist for close to 20 years, Joe has perfected a simple system of traveling light but not sacrificing a shot opportunity by using  the background as essence…

Join us on our Istanbul Photo Adventure East meets west and old meets new in vibrant Istanbul, Turkey. Historically known as Constantinople after the Roman Emperor Constantine I, Istanbul was for years the centre of the Roman Byzantium and Ottoman Empires. Home to many of the most recognizable images of the country of Turkey, such…

Join us  Dubrovnik & Montenegro Photo Workshop Adventure We begin with 4 days in Dubrovnik, which proudly lives up to it’s nickname the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. We then add two days in Montenegro, also referred to as the “Pearl of the Adriatic or the Mediterranean” depending on who you speak with. Combined, this is…

A sensory exploration of the ancient cultures, award-winning cuisine and iconic landscapes of one of the world’s most beloved destinations Our Peru photography tour offers a sensory immersion into three of the most stunning and culturally intriguing destinations in South America—Cusco, the Imperial City of the Incas, the pristine and awe-inspiring landscapes and villages of…

Join us  Venice Carnevale Photo Adventure Join us as we photograph the world’s best-known baroque fancy-dress party, it’s as extravagant as Rio’s Carnevale is riotous, celebrating the approach of spring with refined gusto. The Carnevale (Carnival) of Venice is guaranteed not to disappoint. The Carnevale of Venice is an annual festival, held in Venice, Italy. The Carnevale ends…

Description: Easter Island is a remote volcanic island, famed for its mysterious stone statues called moai. The more than 900 statues are found all over this island of rugged coastlines and friendly local people. The statues were created by the island’s earliest inhabitants and there are many different theories about why they were created. Tom’s favorite…

Glacier National Park,  located on the northern edge of the Big Sky Country is a photographer’s paradise. It is a land of huge turquoise lakes, snow capped peaks and fields of beautiful wildflowers. The graphic shapes and colors of the peaks are reflected at first and last light in the glacier lakes that dot the park.  Spring…

Imagine standing in front of Stonehenge (without a massive crowd of visitors) capturing the mystery and history of this unique sight. Stonehenge, Avebury, Glastonbury are just a few of the spots that we will photograph during our week long stay in the Cotswolds of England. I spent years working in England getting to know its villages…

Photo Tour Summary: ​In this amazing journey, we are visiting two of the best photography destinations in China at best season. Guilin is known for its unique Karst sceneries along the winding Li river. The landscapes along the river look like a Chinese scroll painting come to life, with its conical limestone karsts, mist-shrouded mountain…

Join us for our Amsterdam Photo Adventure The Netherlands is the country where light astonishes the visitor. It is no wonder that the Dutch gave human civilization several very important painters. Our adventure takes us to a number of lovely and interesting areas of the Netherlands, including Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Delft. Amsterdam is one of the…

Join us in  Rajasthan, India Rajasthan is the jewel in India’s crown. From fairy-tale palaces and epic forts to colorful festivals and wildlife encounters, this is India at its vibrant best. The famous Golden Triangle is a traveller’s survey of Indian icons with Rajasthan’s capital, Jaipur, at one of the apices. It kicks off at the daunting mega-metropolis of Delhi, with…

Join us for our  Croatia Photo Adventure Our Croatia Photo Adventure is a wonderful combination of the must visit cities, coastal villages and National Parks in Croatia. Our journey will have us based in Zagreb, Vodice and Split. Zagreb is the capital, and the cultural, administrative, educational and political center of Croatia. A cosmopolitan city with…

Join us  Japan Photo Adventure The world is becoming homogenized more every day. With modern communication and technology, countries are starting to blend together. But amidst all this world-shrinking, Japan still maintains a very unique identity that is unmatched by any of it’s neighbors. Even if you visit the country just briefly, you’ll come away…