Landscape Photo Tours

Combine your love of photography with the chance to visit some of the world's most beautiful and photogenic nature destinations on our landscape photo tours. Whether landscapes are the primary focus of the trip you choose or just one of several nature subjects you'll shoot, these trips offer exceptional opportunities to photograph a variety of terrain from rain forests to deserts to rugged mountain ranges—often at the height of autumn colors or when wildflower blooms are at their peak.

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"The trip to Patagonia far exceeded my expectations! The trip leaders not only had extensive knowledge of the region but their knowledge of photography and the proper times for the best lighting at each location enabled us to obtain excellent images. Patagonia is a landscape photographer's dream and my lifelong ambitions of shooting there were not disappointed!"
      —J. Schneider
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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.
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Colorado Fall Colors
Oct 03 - Oct 09, 2021
Photograph the blazing yellow aspen forests that punctuate the rugged Colorado Rocky Mountains topography—jagged summits and deep breathtaking valleys under blue sky. Improve your photography skills while learning about light, color and graphic design on location with Todd Pierce in his home state.
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Badlands National Park
Oct 03 - Oct 08, 2021
Explore the starkly eroded photogenic landscape of showy buttes, spires and canyons adorned with graphic, colorful sedimentary layers in this American heartland national park.  Shoot a host of iconic prairie wildlife. Trip includes doors-off helicopter photo flight over the rugged badlands terrain.
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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. 
Italy’s Dolomite Mountains in Autumn
Oct 09 - Oct 20, 2021
One of the most photogenic mountain landscapes on Earth. Vertical walls of pale gray rock rise steeply above foothills forested with golden larches, sweeping meadows, deep valleys, crystal-clear alpine lakes and charming mountain towns.
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Acadia National Park in Autumn
Oct 16 - Oct 22, 2021

Rugged, rocky headlands, a lighthouse carved into a granite ledge, a quiet harbor on a dreamy foggy morning, tide pools and crashing waves, or a hillside of flaming maples and birches—all these exciting photographic possibilities describe our classic Acadia National Park photo tour in October.

Colors of Tuscany
Oct 21 - Nov 02, 2021
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. A photogenic tapestry of expansive landscapes, cypress-lined lanes, and the ancient stone of medieval...
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Yosemite in Autumn
Oct 24 - Oct 30, 2021
The towering rock walls that form the bones of Yosemite’s spectacular valley are at their finest in the warm low-angled light of fall. The Merced River flows at a gentler pace and autumn-hued foliage and granite peaks are framed in mirror-like waters. Yosemite in autumn is a never-ending source of inspiration.
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Death Valley National Park
Dec 01 - Dec 07, 2021
Shoot miles of undulating sand dunes, ancient volcanic craters, elegantly folded hillsides, and assorted canyons—all graphic landscape components of exceptional digital imagery.  Explore in the cool winter season where the Milky Way lights up the night sky and low angle light bathes the landscape.
 
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Bosque del Apache & White Sands National Park
Dec 08 - Dec 14, 2021
Enjoy the pleasure of wildlife and landscape photography all rolled into one week of intense photography in New Mexico. We are up early for first light for the exciting snow geese “blast off” at Bosque del Apache with early entrance permit at White Sands National Park. Prime trip dates for birds.
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Japan's Winter Wildlife
Jan 28 - Feb 12, 2022
Incredible photographic access to snow monkeys, Japanese cranes, whooper swans, white-tailed and Steller's sea eagles in snowy landscapes. One of Earth's finest—yet little-known—winter wildlife shoots. Ranks in Joe Van Os' Top 10 wildlife photo trips in the world!
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Yellowstone in Winter
Multiple Departure Dates 2022
Capture the very best of Yellowstone’s snowy interior—unique geothermal features, snow-encrusted landscapes and foraging wildlife—with our expert leader who knows the park intimately. Four snow coach days and time to explore special areas on foot.
Norway's Lofoten Islands
Feb 03 - Feb 11, 2022
The Lofoten Archipelago is considered by many to be the most beautiful setting in Norway. Jagged mountains rise from the sea as backdrops to cozy fishing villages. Rugged seascapes are seen at every turn.  With clear weather this landscape is a spectacular foreground for the aurora borealis
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Norway’s Senja Island in Winter
Feb 11 - Feb 18, 2022
Virtually undiscovered by photographers, Senja Island and adjacent Lyngen Alps provide world class winter arctic landscape photography with an outstanding potential for spectacular aurora borealis displays. Reside in comfy hotels in the heart of this accessible, raw, and rugged countryside.
Bald Eagles, Sea Otters & Coastal Wildlife of Kachemak Bay, Alaska
Multiple Departure Dates 2022
A spectacular wildlife shoot amidst Alaska’s most photogenic settings. Five full days of photography from a chartered boat along the Kenai Peninsula to capture dynamic in-flight and perched eagle images, endearing close-ups of sea otters, and wildlife in rugged winter landscapes.
Patagonia's Mountain Landscapes
Apr 15 - May 01, 2022
Shoot the landscapes and wildlife of two of the most spectacular mountain photography destinations—Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares National Parks. Capture soaring granite mountain peaks, massive glaciers and pristine lakes. This is prime time for the austral fall colors of southern beech trees. 
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Galápagos Up Close
May 04 - May 15, 2022
Photograph Darwin's laboratory of evolution on a compact Galápagos voyage to the wild and scenic western side of the archipelago. Enjoy "shooting" unwary albatrosses, penguins, boobies, sea lions, tortoises and iguanas while cruising on a  very comfortable boat with great food and tropical sunshine.
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Ireland
May 15 - May 27, 2022
Photograph the verdant and mystical landscapes of Ireland in springtime. Rugged coastlines, ancient castles and bucolic villages invite us to explore the time-weathered story of this pastoral land. Now after Brexit, visit Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland on this Emerald Isle dream trip.
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Utah and Arizona Deserts Under the Milky Way
Multiple Departure Dates 2022
This photographic adventure places you in some of the most colorful high desert scenery with dramatic rock forms and star-blanketed night skies.  Learn to photograph grand vistas under the Milky Way.  Exclusive comfortable camps are set in convenient locations for remote nighttime landscape access.
Tuscany in Springtime
May 27 - Jun 07, 2022
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.
Namibia
May 29 - Jun 15, 2022
From its beautiful quiver tree forest, surreal sand-conquered ghost town of Kolmanskop, and the colossal red sand Sossusvlei Dunes to the superlative Etosha National Park, Namibia provides exciting photo subjects at every turn. Photograph vast numbers of wildlife at Etosha's numerous water holes.
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Italy’s Dolomite Mountains in Spring
Jun 08 - Jun 19, 2022
One of the most photogenic mountain landscapes on Earth. Vertical walls of pale gray rock rise steeply above foothills forested with golden larches, sweeping meadows, deep valleys, crystal-clear alpine lakes and charming mountain towns.
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Ultimate Galápagos
Jun 15 - Jul 02, 2022
Our signature two-week extended voyage around Darwin's enchanted islands. The most exciting and comprehensive Galápagos itinerary we've ever offered. Visit virtually all of the most spectacular photo locations. Fantastic boat, great shooting, good food, tropical sunshine, and lots of fun! 
Faroe Islands
Jun 23 - Jul 01, 2022
Discover the little-visited unspoiled Faroe Islands.  Treeless, spring-green-mantled terrain rises to rocky crags or drops to the sea below.  Waterfalls plunge steeply and colonies of breeding seabirds cover volcanic cliffs. Colorful turf-roofed houses and working fishing boats add a human element.
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Glacier National Park
Jul 02 - Jul 10, 2022
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.
Puffins on the Fly, Iceland
Multiple Departure Dates 2022
Iceland is home to more than half the world’s population of Atlantic puffins—as well as fantastic numbers of other seabirds that nest on its towering cliffs.  We photograph at scenic Grimsey Island, one of the country's most amazing puffin colonies, for 5 shooting days.
Greenland's Scoresby Sound
Aug 23 - Sep 03, 2022
Journey by classic three masted schooner into the world's largest and most photogenic fjord system. Photograph colorful autumn tundra, towering glaciers, massive wave-sculpted icebergs and graphic arctic landscapes bathed in long, low sunset light.
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Glacier National Park in Autumn for Women
Sep 09 - Sep 16, 2022
Explore the fall splendor of this spectacular western national park on this women-only photography tour.  Reside in iconic park lodges, single rooms, at the peak of fall color. Shoot the Going-to-the-Sun Road with scenic boat ride and learn from our leader and 7 adventuresome women photographers.
Scotland's Highlands in Autumn
Oct 07 - Oct 17, 2022
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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Spitsbergen/Svalbard—The Ultimate Pack Ice Voyage
Jun 26 - Jul 12, 2023
An unparalleled 17-day photo cruise to the far north pack ice for outstanding photography of polar bears, walruses, seals, nesting seabirds and other Arctic wildlife. Shoot expansive Arctic landscapes of rugged coastal mountains, glaciers, and icescapes. A not-to-be-missed Arctic photo adventure!