Photo Adventures

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What is a Photo Adventure?

A photo adventure with me is a mix of a photography tour, where participants are guided to the best locations, and a photography workshop, where there is a greater emphasis on education which often includes classroom sessions. On my photo adventures participants can expect to be in the field as much as possible. While technical assistance is always available, conversations and teachings will focus more on identifying photography opportunities, personal and creative expression, and how to capture the scene in a way that tells a story. I also delve into the field craft of understanding wildlife subjects: interpreting body language, anticipating behavior, and piecing together environmental factors in order to give yourself the best chance to capture amazing images ethically.  

2022

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Canceled due to Covid

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3 Day | January 21-23

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3 Day | May 20-22

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3 Day | October 7-9

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9 Day | February 9-18

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Now Offered through Precision Camera & Video

4 Day | July 6-9

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3 Day | October 28-30

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Now Offered through Precision Camera & Video

5 Day | December 1-5

3 Day | April 1-3

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Now Offered through Wildside Nature Tours

5 Day | September 28-Oct 3

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Now Offered through Wildside Nature Tours

6 Day | November 9-14

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Now Offered through Wildside Nature Tours

5 Day | Dec 15-19

2023

Big News!

I am thrilled to announce I have accepted the offer partner with Wildside Nature Tours as a tour leader and team member! Going forward most of my group trips will be coordinated and run through Wildside Nature Tours. They are an excellent company with ethical and eco-forward practices. Established in 1993, they have been providing exceptional experiences around the world for photographers, birders, and nature lovers alike.  This new arrangement allows me to further your experience in the field by offering tours that include transportation and lodging, taking away those additional "to-dos" before your trip and helping decrease the automotive footprint group travel often leaves. Overall, I believe this will be an amazing change for both participants and myself and I look forward to seeing you all in the field!

Below are the currently scheduled 2023 photography tours through Wildside I will be leading:

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Japan Winter Wildlife: Hokkaido
Feb 10-21, 2023
12D/11N | Max 4 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, meals, excursions, guiding and instruction

Japan Winter Wildlife:
Snow Monkey & Song Bird Extension

Feb 21-28, 2023
7D/6N | Max 3 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, meals, excursions, guiding and instruction

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Wild Nevada:
Desert Bighorns, Canyons, & Valley of Fire

Mar 10-16, 2023
7D/6N | Max 5 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, meals, excursions, guiding and instruction

Wild Texas:
Coastal Spring Bird Rookery

Mar 23-26, 2023
4D/3N | Max 4 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, excursions, guiding and instruction

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Wild Florida:
North Florida Birding Adventure

Apr 15-21, 2023
7D/6N | Max 4 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, meals, excursions, guiding and instruction

Wild Monterey:
Wildlife of the Central Coast

May 10-15, 2023
5D/4N | Max 3 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, meals, excursions, guiding and instruction

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Women only:
Spring Wildlife in Grand Teton

Co-lead: Jennifer Leigh Warner
May 21-27, 2023
7D/6N | Max 8 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, excursions, guiding and instruction

Wild Grasslands:
Wildlife of Caprock Escarpment

Jul 3-8, 2023
6D/5N | Max 4 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, excursions, guiding and instruction

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Fall Wildlife in Grand Teton
Co-lead: Jennifer Leigh Warner
Sep 22-28, 2023
7D/6N | Max 8 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, excursions, guiding and instruction

Wander the Wasatch:
Fall Colors Across Utah Mountains

Oct 1-7, 2023
7D/6N | Max 3 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, meals, excursions, guiding and instruction

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Wild Monterey:
Wildlife of the Central Coast
Oct 12-16, 2023
5D/4N | Max 3 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, meals, excursions, guiding and instruction

Wild Horses of Arizona
Nov 2-5, 2023
4D/3N | Max 5 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, meals, excursions, guiding and instruction

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Wild Texas:
Colors of Caddo

Nov 9-13, 2023
5D/4N | Max 4 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, excursions, guiding and instruction

Wild Texas:
Whooping Cranes and Wading Birds

Dec 14-18, 2023
5D/4N | Max 3 seats

Includes lodging, transportation, excursions, guiding and instruction

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On top of that, I will also be working with Precision Camera and Video of Austin, TX as a workshop leader. Through their Education program I will lead photography workshops that focus on Texas and the surrounding regions. These workshops will showcase the beauty and diversity of Texas while supporting a locally owned and operated camera store, something that is becoming a rarity in many places.  

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Wild Texas:
Whooping Cranes and Wading Birds

Jan 12-15, 2023
4D/3N | Max 3 seats

Includes excursions, guiding, and instruction

Wild Texas:
Wading Bird Rookery Weekend Workshop

Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2023
3D/2N | Max 4 seats

Includes excursions, guiding, and instruction

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I will still be offering single and multiple day private photo adventures and instruction for individuals or small groups. Contact me directly to inquire about this option!

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Ongoing