2019 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.

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We provide transportation on almost all of our overnight tours. 

We have a comfortable 12 passenger Ford Transit Van (see picture).

This van easily fits 6-8 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. 


2019

  For the last 6 years, every photo tour and workshop was sold out, so please book early. 

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Yellowstone Winter

Wildlife and Beautiful Landscapes

January 11-19, 2019 (Sold Out) Click Here for Wait list

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

Explore one of the greatest ecosystems in the height of winter. Incredible wildlife and landscape photography during one of the most photogenic times of year. We will travel by private van and snow coach. 

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

 February 1-7, 2019 (Sold Out) Click Here for Wait list

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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Central Florida Birds and other Wildlife

  February 10-15, 2019 (2 Spaces Left)

Join us as we photograph birids and wildlife of  Central Florida  We will spend will spend several days exploring my favorite locations  in Central Florida including world class locations along the East coast and Lakeland. This tour will not overlap the locations of the other tour. We will explore beautiful coastlines, swamps, eagle nest, boardwalks, dirt roads and several secret locations. 

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Northern Lights (Aurora) Alaska

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

March 28 - April 4, 2019 (Sold Out) Click Here for Wait list

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 National Park

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

 April 25-29, 2019 (3 Spaces Left)

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.JJ

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Acadia National Park (+ Puffins and Milky Way) 

June 3-7, 2019 (4 Spaces Left)

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

Photograph some of the most spectacular lighthouses, harbors and scenery on the East Coast. One night will also photograph the milky way. 

This tour includes a boat trip to photograph a Puffin colony and Seals. Join the puffins on a remote island off the Maine Coast.   

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Maine Coast Down East

Puffins, Seals, Lighthouses, Whales

June 9-13, 2019 (Sold Out)  Click Here for Wait list

Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

Join us as we travel to the remote Downeast Maine Coast. We will photograph some incredible wildlife and landscapes by land and sea. We will be taking three boat rides to see Puffins, Seals, Whales, Eagles, multiple lighthouses, and other coastal landscapes.  We will also visit Campobello Island in Canada and Quoddy Head Light (Easternmost point in US). 

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Ultimate Alaska Bears

July 15-21, 2019 (Almost Full)

This is the best bear trip in Alaska. Simply because we have a float plane so we can fly into the highest density bear locations in the world. We will go to where the best action is. We can even visit multiple locations for different backgrounds and behaviors. This tour is scheduled at the peak time of year for bears fishing. Expect to take thousands of bear images. 

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Alaska Wildlife, Mountains and Glaciers

July 23-29, 2019

Explore Wild Alaska. As we photograph Glaciers, Mountains, Bald Eagles, Whales, Sea Lions, Seals, Moose, Sea Otters and Puffins. This trip includes 3 separate full day boat rides on a small boat that we can approach wildlife closely. This is an incredible trip for both wildlife and landscape photography.

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Best of Yellowstone and Grand Teton

National Parks (Fall)

Sept 18-25, 2019

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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We will be announcing the rest of the schedule (Oct-Dec).

This will include NH, ME, VT, Cape Cod and the DELMARVA.

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