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Jennifer King's Smokies Workshop
Sea Otter Photography Workshop
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South Texas Private Ranch Safari
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Oregon Coast
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2015 Croatia Photography Tour
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Bobbie goodrich CAMARGUE HORSES photo tour
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Jason Savage's Olympic National Park Workshop
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Photographing Tuscany in the Spring
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA WITH M. WESTMORLAND & K KASMAUSKI
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LAKE POWELL WITH J. DYKINGA, J. FOOTT AND J. BLACK
The Bears of Yellowstone
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Jennifer King's Tuscany, Italy Workshop
Santa Clara Ranch and Gulf Coast Rookery Workshop
Southern Utah Spring Photo Tour
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The Palouse in Spring
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Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls
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Acadia National Park and the Puffins
South Texas Birds
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TEXAS HILL COUNTRY Photo Tour

May 01, 2015

    Jennifer King's Smokies Workshop
    May 1-3, 2015 : Spring in the Smokies  
     
    When winter has passed, and the snow has melted, the forest floor comes alive with the colors of spring. From green to white, pink to yellow, the Smoky Mountains become a magical land of moss and wildflowers, abundant streams and mystical waterfalls. Join us for this photographic journey through the enchanted forest.  
     
    Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers, all required permits and permissions.  AUTHORIZED PERMITTEE of the NATIONAL PARK SERVICE.  
     
    for workshop listings:    
    http://www.jenniferkingphoto.com/  
     
    Jennifer King  
    info@jenniferkingphoto.com  
    888.972.3535


    Sea Otter Photography Workshop
    May 1st-3rd, 2015 : This workshops goal is to get photographers opportunities to photograph these cute animals from both land and from the water. We will take pictures of bachelor rafts, animals feeding, animals wrapped up in kelp, and hopefully mothers and pups from the shore and from a privately chartered boat (four trips).  

    For all the information, please visit:
    http://www.pumapix.com/sea-otter-photography-workshop/

    Sebastian Kennerknecht  
    Email: sebastian@pumapix.com  
    Phone: 510-673-3194  
    Web: http://www.pumapix.com

May 04, 2015

    South Texas Private Ranch Safari
    May 4-8, 2015 : On this  photo tour well be visiting one of the premier ranches in South Texas for nature photography the Santa Clara.  The ranch is located in the Rio Grande Valley near McCook TX.  The ranch is owned and operated by Dr. Beto Gutierez a fine nature photographer himself.  Though small by Texas standards the 300 acre ranch has a tremendous diversity of birds and wildlife.  This is virgin South Texas brush country that has never seen the plow.  The native plant life on the ranch attracts a profusion on native wildlife as well as resident and migratory birds.  Join long time professional wildlife photographer D. Robert Franz on this exceptional tour

    Phone: 307-272-6671
    Email: drf@franzfoto.com
    http://franzfoto.com/photo-tours/

May 07, 2015

    Oregon Coast
    May 7-11, 2015 : The Oregon coastline is one of the truly spectacular spots on the planet in which to spend a few days being a photographer is the Oregon coast. We will begin with a couple of days exploring the Florence area where we will concentrate on the splendidly refurbished Heceta Head Lighthouse and then rolling sand dunes that lead to unspoiled beaches along the mighty Pacific Ocean. Next, we will travel a couple of hours further south to one of my favorite locations, Bandon. The sea stacks in this small community are incredible! Nearby Cape Blanco has one of the prettiest lighthouses on the entire coast and the headlands at Port Orford are just amazing. We may even see whales. Though, we will be busy, the coast is also very relaxing and there are great restaurants and charming small towns to visit and photograph. This is one workshop not to miss!

    Chuck Haney
    406-862-0521
    http://chuckhaney.com
    chuck@chuckhaney.com

May 08, 2015

    2015 Croatia Photography Tour
    May 8 - 19, 2015 : Join Dan and Tanya to photograph the stunning scenery of Croatia Vibrant blue-green seas set amongst ancient streets with fascinating architecture, spring flowers, incredible waterfalls, lakes and caves  the list goes on and on! Don't miss out on this opportunity to visit Europe's new it destination experience the Mediterranean As It Once Was. Highlights include visits along the Adriatic coast and historic region of Dalmatia including Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic, the island of Hvar, Plitvice National Park, and the old charming town of Rovinj, just to name a few! We have included a few boutique hotels to pamper you on your photographic vacation. Non-photographing spouses are welcome. Please visit our website to see additional details: http://www.naturalexposures.com/wildife-photo-tours/tour/2015-croatia-photography-tour/  
     
    info@naturalexposures.com  
    (406)556-8212  
    http://www.naturalexposures.com/wildife-photo-tours/tour/2015-croatia-photography-tour/

May 10, 2015

May 13, 2015

    Jason Savage's Olympic National Park Workshop
    May 13-17 : Join photographer Jason Savage on this spring workshop into Washington's Olympic National Park. Based out of Forks, Washington, this workshop will explore all the park has to offer with ocean landscapes, lush rainforests and pacific northwest wildlife.  

    This workshop is limited to 6 participants.

    Jason Savage
    406-202-0709
    http://www.jasonsavagephotography.com/montana-photo-workshops/
    jason@jasonsavagephoto.com

May 14, 2015

    Photographing Tuscany in the Spring
    May 14 - 24, 2015 : Join professional nature and travel photographer Mary Louise Ravese in a 10-night small group workshop photographing some of the most picturesque areas of Tuscany, Italy. This workshop itinerary offers the quintessential Tuscan country experience. We will explore the hillside vineyards and castles of the Chianti wine district and the village of San Gimignano. Then it's on to the rural countryside of the Val d'Orcia area which is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It offers lush green rolling hillsides, frequently dotted with fields of red poppies at this time of year. Picturesque winding country roads lined with cypress trees, vineyards and olive groves with views of medieval hilltop villages in the background and quaint street scenes in historic villages await. Abbeys and monasteries offer unique architecture shooting options as well. We wrap up our trip with two nights in world-renowned Florence. Fine tune your current skills and expand your techniques by learning how to create striking painterly & realistic high dynamic range (HDR) images.

    Mary Louise Ravese
    (+1)(571) 594-2390
    MLRavese@BellaVistaPhotography.com
    http://www.bellavistaphotography.com/classes-lessons#PTS


May 15, 2015

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA WITH M. WESTMORLAND & K KASMAUSKI
    May 15-28, 2015 : After thirty visits to PNG over the last two decades, photographer Michele Westmorland considers it her "second home." She and co-leader Karen Kasmauski, one of the world's most highly respected photojournalists with over two dozen feature assignments for National Geographic magazine to her name, invite you to experience this incredible photographic journey in some of the most remote and beautiful areas of Papua New Guinea, featuring the best accommodations available and charter flight transfers between our various locations.

    HIGHLIGHTS

    - Exceptional opportunities for photography of some of the most colorful and visually compelling native cultures on Earth, including the Huli and Sepik peoples.
    - The Southern Highlands, considered "The Papuan Wonderland"
    - The Sepik region, land of the headhunters, river spirits, and incredible tribal art
    - Mount Hagen, Tumbuna "sing-sing"
    - Cape Nelson's fjords on the Solomon Sea
    - Generous expert photographic instruction and guiding throughout the trip by Michele Westmorland and Karen Kasmauski
    - First-rate accommodations
    - All internal charter flights from lodge to lodge, and all ground transfers are included
    - Satisfying meals and all beverages (including beer and wine with dinner) are included

    Web: http://visionarywild.com
    Email: info@visionarywild.com
    Phone: 202-558-9596


May 16, 2015

    LAKE POWELL WITH J. DYKINGA, J. FOOTT AND J. BLACK
    May 16-24, 2015 : The sinuous channels, sculpted slick rock, red rock formations, abstract glowing reflections, and sublime canyon light of Lake Powell and Glen Canyon await you on this eight-day, seven-night photographic exploration with Jack Dykinga, Jeff Foott, and Justin Black. A professionally crewed deluxe 75-foot houseboat will be our base camp, and three motorboats will provide access to the quiet corners of the sprawling lake, including sections of Glen Canyon that haven't been seen since it was flooded. We'll also have a few kayaks along for accessing slot canyons so narrow that one can touch both sides with arms outstretched.

    HIGHLIGHTS

    - Explore hidden canyons and channels of Lake Powell
    - Expert guiding and generous instruction by Jack, Jeff, and Justin
    - Spacious excursion houseboat with comfy beds and hot showers as our base camp
    - Three fast motor boats for quick and easy access to photo locations
    - Expert boat crew who we know and respect deeply, and who understand our photographic priorities
    - Excellent catering by our boat crew
    - A truly marvelous group bonding experience
    - Includes hotel in Page, Arizona the night before we embark

    Web: http://visionarywild.com
    Email: info@visionarywild.com
    Phone: 202-558-9596


    The Bears of Yellowstone
    May 16-23, 2015 : Timed for the best bear viewing in Yellowstone join long time Yellowstone tour guide D.  Robert Franz on this exciting photo tour.  See http://www.franzfoto.com for more information.

    Phone: 307-272-6671
    Email: drf@franzfoto.com
    http://franzfoto.com/photo-tours/

May 17, 2015

    Jennifer King's Tuscany, Italy Workshop
    May 17-24, 2015 : Springtime in Tuscany, Italy

    There is something in the air in Italy and something in the earth that creates incredible experiences unlike anywhere I have ever travelled. The food, the wine, the people, all make this yearly journey so special for all that come together and photography under the Tuscan sky.

    Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers, all required permits and permissions.  

    for workshop listings:  
    http://www.jenniferkingphoto.com/

    Jennifer King  
    info@jenniferkingphoto.com  
    888.972.3535

    Santa Clara Ranch and Gulf Coast Rookery Workshop
    May 17-23, 2015 : Join award winning photographer Nate Chappell to photograph the special birds of South Texas at Santa Clara Ranch.  This time of year Painted Buntings, Smooth-billed Anis, Orioles and other breeding birds add to the resident Green Jays, Long-billed Thrashers and other South Texas specialties.  We will also have 3 days at the coast photographing heron, egret and Roseate Spoonbill rookeries during which time we will take 2 boat trips to the offshore rookeries.  Nate will give presentations on photographing birds in the wild and using fill flash for bird photography.

    Nate Chappell
    281-778-1486
    nchappell@trogontours.net
    http://www.trogontours.net/texas

    Southern Utah Spring Photo Tour
    May 17th - 22nd 2015 : This Southern Utah Photography Tour with David C. Schultz as your guide and instructor is geared toward all skill levels. Highlights: Capitol Reef National Park, Bryce N P and the Escalante Grand Staircase.
    Well meet at our hotel in Torrey, Utah just outside Capitol Reef National Park by 2pm on May 17th. It takes approximately 5 hours to reach Torrey from Salt Lake City without stops. Well spend three nights at this location before heading farther south a short distance to the entrance of Bryce, Utah where well spend the next two nights.

    This tour is timed so that we can take advantage of the cooler temperatures and the wildflowers blooming in the desert. Each day well assess the weather conditions before confirming that days destination. Please visit the website for additional information or to confirm you reservation. http://davidcschultz.com/photo-workshop-southern-utah/
    Call of email with any questions. Thanks!

    David C Schultz
    435-640-9220
    david@davidcschultz.com
    http://davidcschultz.com/photo-workshop-southern-utah/

May 19, 2015

    The Palouse in Spring
    May 19 - 21, 2015 : Lush green hills, old red barns, abandond farm equipment, and a by gone era.  Enhanced Creative composition, high dynamic range, pan blurs and boundless creative opportunities,  Small group, lots of instructor time.  Email tboyer@seanet.com with questions

    Web: http://TimBoyerPhotography.com
    Email: tboyer@seanet.com
    Phone: 206-730-6925

May 23, 2015

    Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls
    May 23 & 24th, 2015 : Be at the waterfalls at the right time of day, learn how to shoot slow to capture the texture in the water and shoot the big landscape of the whole Columbia Gorge. Full days, sunrise to sunset with an afternoon break. Small group of 5 participants, you'll get lots of one-on-one instruction. Email questions to Tim at tboyer@seanet.com

    Web: http://TimBoyerPhotography.com
    Phone: 206-730-6926
    Email: tboyer@seanet.com

May 28, 2015

    Acadia National Park and the Puffins
    5/28-6/1,2015 : Photograph some of the most spectacular lighthouses, harbors and scenery on the East Coast. Included is a boat trip to photograph both a Puffin colony and Seals.

    John Slonina
    Email:jtslonina@aol.com
    http://www.sphotography.com

    South Texas Birds
    May 28 ~ 31, 2015 : You've seen the prize winning images in Nature's Best, Audubon, National Geographic, and others from this property specifically managed for wildlife photography - now come take your own!  
     
    This all-inclusive tour includes double occupancy and excellent homemade meals, 3 1/2-day, 3-night photo tour on the Santa Clara Ranch.  
     
    Cost is $1395. Book this tour AND my Texas Hill Country Photo Tour together and receive a $150 discount.  
     
    MORE INFO: http://jeffparkerimages.com/joinme/south-texas-birds-photo-tour-2015/  
     
    Jeff Parker  
    (512) 378-3355  
    JParker@JeffParkerImages.com  
    http://www.ExploreInFocus.com


May 31, 2015

    TEXAS HILL COUNTRY Photo Tour
    May 31 ~ June 3, 2015 : This photo tour takes place at the finest photo ranch in the Texas Hill Country - Block Creek Natural Area - and begins immediately following my South Texas Birds Photo Tour. (I offer a $150 discount for those wanting to do both.)  
     
    We'll spend the first morning of the tour photographing the raptors of the non-profit birds of prey conservancy, Last Chance Forever. The birds they'll bring have been imprinted on humans or have sustained the sorts of injuries that mean they, unfortunately, cannot return to the wild.  
     
    The other full day of the tour, we'll photograph Black-chinned Hummingbirds using both natural light and multiple-flash setups. I'll bring the flashes, backgrounds, and everything else needed for the set-ups so you don't need to worry about schlepping along any of that.  
     
    We'll devote the remainder of our time to bird, butterfly and flower photography  and landscapes, too.  
     
    With several well-thought out photo blinds and set-ups at our fingertips, well have some great opportunities to photograph Painted Buntings, Summer Tanagers, Golden-fronted Woodpeckers, House Finches, Vermillion Flycatchers, brilliant red Cardinals, Lesser Goldfinch, Black-bellied Whistling Ducks, and others.  
     
    INCLUDES:  Jeff's one-on-one assistance & instruction throughout the tour, image review (for those wanting this), five designated (5) photo-shoots in specially designed photo blinds, morning of raptor photography with Last Chance Forever's birds of prey, afternoon of high-speed multi-flash hummingbird photography, private ranch access and fees, three (3) nights of lodging (double-occupancy), two full days + two half days, and nine (9) meals.  
     
    ALL INCLUSIVE.  LIMITED TO FIVE (5) PHOTOGRAPHERS. $1395.  
     
    MORE INFO:  http://jeffparkerimages.com/joinme/texas-hill-country-photo-tour-2015/  
     
    Jeff Parker  
    (512) 378-3355  
    JParker@JeffParkerImages.com  
    http://www.ExploreInFocus.com


 

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