2017 Photo Tours and Workshops

Join us on a Photo Tour and Photo Workshop across North America. We visit Alaska, Florida, Tennessee, Montana, Wyoming, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Alaska, Utah, Arizona, Minnesota, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington.

Some of the national parks that we visit includes Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Katmai, Mt Rainier, Olympic, Great Smoky Mountains, Kenai Fjords, Mt Rainier, Olympic, Canyonlands, Arches, Everglades, Big Cypress Preserve, Shenandoah, Lake Clark, Everglades, Big Cypress, Grand Canyon, and Acadia.

Instructional Nature Photo Tours and Workshops

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

Find out how to create award winning images and shoot like a professional.  Develop your own personal vision and take your photography to the next level while having fun. All skill levels are welcome from beginner to professional. Our group size is limited to 6 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 photography techniques and you will experience an adventure of a lifetime.

We provide transportation on all our overnight tours. We have a comfortable 8 passenger van (see picture). This van easily fits 6 photographers and their luggage, photo gear, and tripods. Having one vehicle allows us to access places with limited parking and respond quickly for roadside wildlife and landscapes. 

We provide transportation on all our overnight tours. We have a comfortable 8 passenger van (see picture). This van easily fits 6 photographers and their luggage, photo gear, and tripods. Having one vehicle allows us to access places with limited parking and respond quickly for roadside wildlife and landscapes. 

For the last five years, every photo tour and workshop was sold out, so please book early. 

 

 

2017

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Rosette Spoonbill

Rosette Spoonbill

Florida Wildlife Photo Tours and Workshops (Everglades, Big Cypress, Sanibel etc.)

 Feb 2-8, 2017 (Sold Out)

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Escape the cold and join us in paradise as we photograph the wild areas of Florida. We will be photographing several birds including spoonbills, nesting eagles, ospreys, hawks, owls, pelicans, herons, alligators and many more species of wildlife. We will spend will spend several days exploring my favorite locations Sanibel Island, Everglades, and Big Cypress National Parks. We will explore beautiful coastlines, swamps, boardwalks, dirt roads and several secret locations. This is bird photography at its best. 

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Northern Lights (Aurora) Alaska

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

March 19-26, 2017 (Sold Out) 

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The Northern Lights are one of the most spectacular natural displays on the planet.  These magical lights are just one of the many things we have planned. This trip is scheduled to coincide with the new moon and at the peak time of year. John Chumack, a world renown professional Astro-photographer will be the co-leader.

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Great Smoky Mountains

Great Smoky Mountains

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

 April 26-30, 2017 (Sold Out)

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The Great Smoky Mountains has photogenic majestic waterfalls, streams, wildflowers, mountain ranges and water reflections. The Smokies are home to black bears, turkey, elk, deer, and many other surprises. This is the peak time for spring activity.

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Cape Cod Landscapes and Wildlife

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

May 18-21, 2017 (Sold Out) JOIN US IN 2018

Join us by land and sea as we photograph desolate dunes. wildlife, secluded beaches, sea cliffs, harbors. and lighthouses of the Cape's national seashore. We will journey off the beaten path. We will take two boat tours: one for whales and another for seals.

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Acadia National Park (Plus the Puffins) 

June 7-11, 2017 (SOLD OUT) Join us in 2018

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

Photograph some of the most spectacular lighthouses, harbors and scenery on the East Coast. This tour includes a boat trip to photograph a Puffin colony and Seals.  

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Best of Yellowstone and Grand Tetons

National Parks (Spring)

June 21-28, 2017 (Sold Out) Check other 2017/2018 dates

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

These world famous parks are one of the most exciting places in the world to photograph landscapes and wildlife. They are a must see on any nature photographers list. June is a great time to visit. This is the time of year to see the baby animals and predators hunting for food. Animals hunting and raising their young. The stunning scenery includes wildflowers, waterfalls, geysers,  and snow capped mountain ranges and much more.

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Maine Coast DownEast

Puffins, Seals, Lighthouses, Whales

July 7-11 and July 19-23 (Sold Out) Click Here for Waitlist

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

Join us as we travel to the remote Downeast Maine Coast. We will photograph some incredible landscapes including Quoddy Head Light which is the eastern most point in the US. We also will be taking multiple boat rides to see Puffins, Seals, Whales, Eagles, Lighthouses, and other coastal landscapes. We will also visit Campobello Island in Canada.

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MT RAINIER & OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARKS

August 1-8, 2017 (SOLD OUTClick Here for Waitlist

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

Photograph two of the most beautiful places in the US. Snow capped mountains, old-growth forests, glaciers, rain forests, coastal landscapes, thundering waterfalls, wildlife and stunning Pacific Northwest views in every direction. This is during peak wildflower season. 

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Best of Yellowstone and Grand Tetons

National Parks (Fall)

Sept 9-16, 2017 (1 Space Left)

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

These world famous parks are one of the most exciting places in the world to photograph landscapes and wildlife. They are a must see on any nature photographers list. September is a great time to visit as the huge summer crowds and traffic jams are gone. The legendary wildlife is more abundant and in full winter coats. Subjects include the rut, stunning scenery, fall foliage, iconic waterfalls, geysers, mountain ranges and much more. Photograph incredible natural events on a trip of a lifetime.

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New England Peak Fall Foliage  

September 30-October 4 (Almost Full)

Maine and New Hampshire

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

Join us as we travel to the beautiful Rangeley Lakes in Maine, White Mountains and Northern NH to photograph peak fall foliage, majestic waterfalls, streams, wildlife, wildflowers, mountain ranges, and reflections.. 

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Acadia National Park Fall Foliage

Oct 13-16, 2017 (1 Space Left)

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

Photograph some of the most spectacular lighthouses, harbors and scenery on the East Coast. This is the time of year when the fall colors are peaking at this location. 

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Great Smoky Mountains Fall

Oct 21-25, 2017 (Almost Full)

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

The Great Smoky Mountains has photogenic majestic waterfalls, streams, wildflowers, mountain ranges and water reflections. The Smokies are home to black bears, turkey, elk, deer, and many other surprises. This is the peak time for fall colors.

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Delaware, Maryland, Virginia Coast

 Wildlife and Landscape Photography (Wild Horses etc)

Nov 30- Dec 4 2017 (2 Spaces Left)

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

Beautiful coastal landscapes and wildlife including thousands of migrating Snow Geese, Swans, Herons, Egrets, Red Fox, the endangered Delmarva Fox Squirrel, River Otters, and White Tailed Deer. We also will look for the famous Wild Horses. Since this area is protected wildlife, sightings are common and many species allow a close approach.  We also will photograph several beautiful coastal landscapes, sand dunes, surf, forests, sea shells, marshes, and a lighthouse.

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