Cultural Photo Tours

Sometimes the cities, villages, people and customs we encounter while traveling become the subjects of our photography. Our cultural photo tours are highly rewarding, allowing you to meet and interact with people from backgrounds much different than your own and leave with a better understanding of the folks we meet. Cultural tours will also push your photography skill set into new territory with challenges that you won't find when photographing wildlife and landscapes. Even if you consider yourself exclusively a nature shooter—as many of our clients do—you might be surprised at just how much fun and photographically productive our cultural photo tours are!

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Wild Madagascar
Sep 19 - Oct 07, 2020
Completely isolated for nearly 100 million years, Madagascar—the “eighth continent”—has evolved into an amazing collection of photogenic endemic plants and animals.  Travel with private chartered flights and spacious ground transportation to the island’s best photo spots.
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The Isolated Kingdom of Bhutan
Sep 21 - Oct 07, 2020
Geographically isolated, the tiny Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan remains fiercely traditional—yet perches on the brink of the modern world. Our tour is timed to capture the color and spectacle of three autumn festivals and a photogenic kaleidoscope of unique traditions and architecture.
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Scotland's Highlands in Autumn
Oct 09 - Oct 19, 2020
Photograph iconic landscapes of Scotland’s Highlands in autumn's colorful tapestry. Time-weathered mountains, lochs, coastlines and castles beckon us through this ancient land's dramatic mix of light and mist.
China’s Endangered Wildlife
Oct 17 - Oct 29, 2020
Photograph dozens of appealing giant pandas at two of China's largest breeding facilities.  Visit the remote mountainous home of endangered golden snub-nosed monkeys for exciting up-close photo sessions with these amazing animals. Shoot the world-famous Terracotta Army at Xi’an.
Colors of Tuscany
Oct 22 - Nov 03, 2020
The celebrated landscape of rolling Tuscan hills glows with warm tones of color in late autumn. In the cooler days that follow the busy grape harvest, vineyards unveil their autumn-cured shades of yellow, orange and red, and olives reach their deep purple-black prime amidst silver-gray foliage. A photogenic tapestry of...
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Whales, Dolphins and Deserts of Mexico's Baja Peninsula
Feb 14 - Feb 25, 2021
Experience the thrill of photographing at one of Earth's prime locations for whale and dolphin photography. Shoot Pacific gray whales at extreme close range, plus blue whales, dolphins and colonial Mexican architecture.
The Incredible Faces of India
Feb 24 - Mar 09, 2021
Experience the Kumbh Mela Festival—one of the largest and most photogenic assemblages of humanity on the planet.  Reside in a luxury camp at the Kumbh. Photograph at iconic Varanasi by boat at sunrise. Create images of seldom-photographed ornately colorful tribes people in the Gujarat desert.
Tuscany in Springtime
May 28 - Jun 08, 2021
Photograph the iconic landscape of rolling Tuscan hills in the vibrant green season.  Stroll charming medieval villages in the warmth of June spring weather as colorful flowers bloom in courtyard gardens.  Enjoy the delicious classic regional cuisine and great local wines.
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Glacier National Park
Jul 03 - Jul 11, 2021
Photograph the rarefied light on the rugged mountain landscapes of the Continental Divide in Glacier National Park. Spectacular scenery abounds, framed by forests and flowers of the Rocky Mountain summer.  Trip is timed to photograph Indian tribal dancing at North American Days celebration.
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Undiscovered Montenegro
Sep 27 - Oct 08, 2021
Discover a new and exciting photography destination with outstanding landscape, cultural and medieval village photo opportunities. Explore four exceptional national parks during fall-color season. Shoot a dramatic cross-section of habitats from ocean to mountaintop packed into one very tiny country.
Scotland's Highlands in Autumn
Oct 08 - Oct 18, 2021
Photograph iconic landscapes of Scotland’s Highlands in autumn's colorful tapestry. Time-weathered mountains, lochs, coastlines and castles beckon us through this ancient land's dramatic mix of light and mist.
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Slovenia in Autumn
Oct 09 - Oct 20, 2021
Explore timeless, tiny Slovenia, ablaze with autumn color.  Photograph spectacular lakes, majestic mountains, striking waterfalls, alpine meadows, vineyards, bucolic farms and architecturally picturesque villages.  Shoot some of Europe's most beautiful natural areas virtually devoid of tourists.