Maine Coast Photo Tour and Workshops

Maine Coast Instructional Photo tours and workshops. Photograph Harbors, lighthouses, coastal landscapes with professional photographer John Slonina.

Maine Coast Photo Tours and Workshops

Maine Coast

Photo Workshops and Tours

Join us on a photo tour to  the Maine Coastline with professional photographer John Slonina.  Experience the magic of the rock bound coast. famous lighthouses, and photogenic harbors.

August is a great time to photograph this area. The temperatures will be warm. We will explore several towns including New Harbor, Bath, Brunswick, Boothbay etc. We will photograph several iconic lighthouses like Pemiquit, Marshall point also beautiful forests, wildflowers, birds, lakes, streams, waterfalls, lighthouses, tide pools.

The days are paced to maximize photo opportunities and the schedule will be flexible to maximize getting the best light. We will put you in the right spot in the right time to help you produce top quality images.

Day 1 Afternoon: We will meet at the hotel at 4pm for a quick meeting, followed by dinner and a sunset shoot.

Day 2 - 3: We will travel to several different locations (depending on the lighting conditions) starting on location at sunrise. We will conclude with sunset. Each day will be a photographic adventure. We will take a mid day break when the light is not optimal for photography.

 We will also have some classroom time to review and critique work, digital techniques, digital processing tips ect. John will be bringing a digital projector for presentations.

Day 4: Morning Photo Session Trip concludes late morning early afternoon.




$895 (this does not include hotel or food)

Deposit: $300


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 at (508) 736-1167 or use the online shopping cart.

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A block of room will be reserved under Slonina Photography with a discount rate for our participants. The hotel is located in beautiful Boothbay Harbor.  

Boothbay Harbor Inn: 31 Atlantic Ave Boothbay Harbor, ME

(207) 633-6302

The hotel with discount costs $125 night  depending on whether you want an ocean view. Rooms are a 5 minute walk to many shops and restaurants. Also rooms have AC, Refrigerators, Coffee Maker, and Microwave.

Participants are not required to stay there. There a numerous lodging and camping options with different price ranges.


If you cancel before 120 days of departure you will receive a full refund.

Within 120 days you will lose deposit.

Within 60 days you will lose the full amount.

If we are able to fill the spot you will receive a full refund.

Who should attend:

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

Group size:

Our groups are small in size and are limited to 6 people. This group size allows for flexibility in our plans if interesting and unexpected photo opportunities present themselves. Also it will allow us to work with each participate to provide complete, informative, helpful lessons.

Fitness Level:
This trip will involve some short flat walks. None of the hikes are long most of them within site of my tour van. So you do not have to be in great shape for this tour.  


The entire workshop is devoted to capturing the best nature images possible on digital camera or film. John draws upon his decades of experience as a professional photographer to offer several methods to improve your nature photography. John will share numerous proven beginner thru advanced techniques.

On location, John will demonstrate how you can best use your equipment. We will do our best to help you get beautiful professional high dynamic quality images which will make gorgeous prints on your wall.

Before and after each workshop we will access each participants needs, interests and skills so we can teach techniques that will help each participant. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro we will help you grow as a photographer. At the end of the workshop you will be able to comfortably apply these tools and start your own unique style.

Some topics we cover .

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.

Getting There:


Portland International Jetport (PWM):  1/2 Hour Away 

About Me:

John Slonina is a professional nature photographer who 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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