New England Photo Tours and Workshops

Join us for a one day or multi day photo workshops or tours to various locations throughout New England. We visit each state including Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts. Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Vermont. 

Some of the locations of our photo tours include Newburyport, Quabbin Reservoir, Ipswich, Plum Island, Newport, Maine Coast, Lighthouses, Whale Watches, Wildlife and Landscape photography.

These photo tours and workshops are led by professional nature photographer and tour leader John Slonina. 

He leads photo tours and workshops to various National Parks throughout the United States. 

Instructional Nature Photo Tours and Workshops

Join professional nature photographer John Slonina for a photo tour to some of North America's most beautiful and wild places. Explore the best places at the best time for an unforgettable experience.

Find out how to create award winning images and shoot like a pro. Develop your own personal vision and take your photography to the next level while having fun. All skill levels are welcome from absolute beginner to pro. Our group size is usually limited to 8 people so each person gets personalized attention.

Learn how to take advantage of the features of your camera and equipment to maximize its potential. Before the trip is over you will have a solid understanding of many new techniques and experience an adventure of a lifetime._

For the last three years almost every tour we offered sold out.  Most trips were filled with returning participants.

The Photo Day Trips will be offered in the near future.

Please fill out this form and we will send you info when it is available. No Obligation

Please also check our overnight photo tours schedule

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New England Whale Watch Photo Tour

Whale Watch and Photography Tour

Various Dates

Join us as we explore the coast of New England photographing Whales. Step aboard and get ready for an unforgettable experience .  We have some of the world’s most active marine sanctuaries, They are abundant with whales, dolphins, sea birds, and other marine life.This area is home to several kinds of large whales, including acrobatic humpback whales, finback whales, minke whales, as well as pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. 

 

 

 


Plum Island Photo Tour

Plum Island Photo Tour

Plum Island MA-NH Coastline Photo Tour:   

Various Dates

Sunrise to Sunset

Join us on a photo tour as we photograph the Massachusetts and NH Coastline. We will visit several areas looking for local wildlife and beautiful landscapes. We will be out from sunrise to sunset with a mid day break for lunch.
The day will begin with sunrise shoot at Plum Island NWR. We will work our way to Salisbury Beach and head north along the 18 mile NH Coastline. I will also be looking for beautiful landscapes and winter wildlife like Bald Eagles, Seals, Snowy Owls, and anything else we come across.


Maine Coast

Southern Maine Coastline Photo Tour:  

Portland to York

Various Dates

Optional carpool from York Maine (near MA, NH border

Join us on a photo tour as we photograph the Maine Coastline. We will visit several areas looking for local wildlife and coastal landscapes.

The dramatic rocky coastline, pounding surf, lighthouses, fishing harbors, lobster boats etc provides us with unlimited subjects to photograph.


Newport RI Sunset

Newport RI Sunset

Newport (RI) Photo Tour:  

Various Dates

This photo tour we will cover the beautiful hotspots of Newport RI. We will photograph some of the many marinas, Fort Adams State Park, Newport Bridge, Goat Island, Ocean Drive, the Lighthouse, and many other Gems. This is a great time to visit Newport before the busy tourist season.

 

 

 

 

 


New England Fall Foliage Tour

New England Fall Foliage Tour

Quabbin Reservoir, MA

Various Dates

Join us as we travel to the to photograph beautiful majestic streams, wildflowers, rivers, wildlife, foliage and reflections. One of my favorite places in New England.Today, Quabbin is recognized as one of the largest drinking-water reservoirs in the world, a remarkable feat of engineering, an "accidental wilderness" that is home to an impressive variety of wildlife, and a wonderful place to explore. Join us as we hike into Quabbin Reservoir to experience the beauty of the wilderness and diversity of life and habitats.

 

 

 

 


Portland Head Lighthouse Winter

Portland Head Lighthouse Winter

Southern Maine Coast Holiday Photo Tour:  

Various Dates

Join us on a photo tour as we photograph the Maine Coastlines. We will visit several areas looking for local wildlife and coastal landscapes. We will photograph from sunrise to sunset with a mid day break for lunch.

The dramatic rocky coastline, pounding surf, lighthouses, fishing harbors, lobster boats etc provides us with unlimited subjects to photograph. This tour will be mostly landscape photography but  I will also be looking for winter wildlife like Bald Eagles, Seals, Snowy Owls, and any other wildlife we come across. The trip will conclude at Nubble Lighthouse at sunset which will be decorated with holiday lights.


Ipswich Topsfield Photo Tour Workshop

 

Ipswich and Topsfield Photo Tour:   

Sunrise to Sunset

Join us on a photo tour as we photograph two beautiful towns Ipswich and Topsfield. We will visit several areas looking for local wildlife and beautiful landscapes. We will be out from sunrise to sunset with a mid day break for lunch.
The day will begin with sunrise shoot at Crane's Beach. We will work our way to several locations including Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary.  


Vermont Photo Workshop

Vermont Photo Tour:   

Sunrise to Sunset

Join us on a photo tour as we photograph Vermont. We will visit several areas looking for local wildlife and beautiful landscapes. 


Maine Coast (Bath to Freeport) Photo Tour: TBD

This trip has many gems for a landscape photographer. We will head north of Freeport to photograph lighthouses, quaint fishing harbors, Scenic Reid State park, a nearby fort. We will also photograph some local lighthouses. 

Freeport may be known for being a great shopping destination (LLBEAN ect) but there are plenty of opportunities for an outdoor adventures away from downtown. There are several trails and locations in Freeport that are convenient, relatively easy, and fun for photography.

This trip will be based out of Freeport. This will not include the hotel but I will get a block of rooms or you stay anywhere else if you prefer. 


Please also check our Overnight Trips

The overnight trips are more comprehensive with a smaller group size. The additional days allows us to cover more locations for a longer duration. We teach more photo tips and techniques. Most overnight tours have critiques and indoor slide shows to take your photography to the next level. 

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We visit several great locations including New England, Acadia, Cape Cod, Washington State, White Mountains, Smoky Mountains, Alaska, Florida, Everglades, Big Cypress, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. 

 

One Day Instructional Photo Tour
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Join us on a one day photo tour. We will visit several location throughout New England and Beyond. We will have photo trips to Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Vermont. 

John Slonina is a professional nature photographer who has photographed across New England for over 30 years. We will travel to a variety of natural habitats.

Payment:

Payment can be made by check to Slonina Photography. We also accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. If you prefer to use credit card you can call our office. (508) 736-1167 or use the online shopping cart.

Who should attend:

Anyone with a interest in photography from a beginner to professional photographer who has a love of being outdoors and nature.

What you will learn:

Our job is not only to help you create beautiful images and have fun but also teach skills and techniques you can use to take your photography to the next, higher level! Attendees will have a solid understanding of many basic and advanced principles related to nature photography.

Lodging:

Participants are responsible for their own lodging (if necessary). Please let us know if you are looking for hotel suggestions.

Weather:

In the event of a snowstorm or pouring rain this event will be cancelled or rescheduled for the next day. If this happens you will be offered a full refund.

Cancellation:

If you cancel before 30 days of departure you will receive a full refund. If you cancel within 30 days you will not receive a refund unless we are able to fill the spot.

Transportation:

Car pooling will be encouraged Food: Participants will be responsible for their own meals. We will visit a local restaurant.

About Me:

John Slonina is a professional nature photographer and photo tour and workshop leader. He has been photographing the nature for over 25 years. He has been published in multiple books, magazines, and calendars. He has a love of natural history as well. You will receive education not just in photo technique, but also in the natural world. Understanding the natural world not only increases your appreciation of nature but also helps you become a better nature photographer.

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