North America Photo Tours

From the High Arctic of Canada to the southern tip of Mexico, North America is a continent of great diversity and photographic opportunity. Our North America Photo Tours tap into both the diversity and opportunity with trips to photograph wildlife, rain forests, colonial towns, vibrant fall colors, spectacular mountain ranges, and so much more. Our schedule of trips in North America is an ever-evolving and revolving lineup of the very best photography locations throughout the US, Canada and Mexico.

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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.
Now Booking for 2023!
Arctic Birds and Musk Oxen of Nome, Alaska
Jun 04 - Jun 10, 2022
Photograph the summer arrival of shorebirds, waterfowl and northern songbirds in Alaska’s arctic. Create images of grazing musk oxen, caribou, moose and red foxes on barren tundra hillsides and verdant valleys—all under the summer’s long hours of daylight. 
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Olympic National Park, Washington
Jun 26 - Jul 02, 2022
Alpine scenery with wildflower meadows and dramatic vistas, plus a rugged coastline, sea stacks, waterfalls and verdant moss-draped rain forest set the stage for a quintessential Pacific Northwest photographic adventure.
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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.
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Brown Bears of Silver Salmon Creek
Multiple Departure Dates 2022
A cozy private fly-in lodge is our base for a week of amazing brown bear photography amidst verdant marshes and tidal flats with serrate mountain backdrops. We encounter the bears—close up, on foot and at their eye level—as they forage, often with cubs in tow, in this vast unspoiled wilderness. 
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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.
Badlands National Park
Sep 24 - Sep 29, 2022
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.
Colorado Fall Colors
Oct 02 - Oct 08, 2022
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.
Acadia National Park and Coastal Maine in Autumn
Oct 12 - Oct 18, 2022

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.

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Yosemite in Autumn
Oct 23 - Oct 29, 2022
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.
Death Valley National Park
Dec 04 - Dec 10, 2022
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.
 
Bosque del Apache & White Sands National Park
Dec 11 - Dec 17, 2022
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.
Yellowstone in Winter
Multiple Departure Dates 2023
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.
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Snowy Owls of the Canadian Prairies, Alberta
Feb 06 - Feb 10, 2023
Photograph snowy owls, the extraordinary “Arctic Ghosts,” in Alberta’s snowy prairie habitats. Three shooting days provide great opportunities to capture portrait images, birds in flight and owls as part of the winter landscape.
Bald Eagles, Sea Otters & Coastal Wildlife of Kachemak Bay, Alaska
Multiple Departure Dates 2023
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.
Whales, Dolphins and Deserts of Mexico's Baja Peninsula
Feb 24 - Mar 07, 2023
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.
Florida Birds
Multiple Departure Dates 2023
Florida’s East Coast has become a great new focal point for nature photographers from all over the world. Shoot several exciting wading bird colonies at close range including wood storks, spoonbills, herons and egrets plus the world’s highest density of nesting ospreys—by boat and on shore.
Death Valley National Park in Spring
Mar 19 - Mar 25, 2023
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 cooler spring season when tourist numbers are low and colorful wildflowers may decorate the desert.
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Humpbacks, Eagles and Alaska's Spectacular Herring Spawn
Multiple Departure Dates 2023
Photograph a true spectacle of the natural world—the spawn of Pacific herring and the throng of predators that come to feed on them. Shoot numerous bubble-netting humpback whales in the pristine waters of Alaska’s Inside Passage. Plus, sea lions, flying eagles, ducks, and glorious maritime scenery.
Arctic Birds and Musk Oxen of Nome, Alaska
Jun 03 - Jun 09, 2023
Photograph the summer arrival of shorebirds, waterfowl and northern songbirds in Alaska’s arctic. Create images of grazing musk oxen, caribou, moose and red foxes on barren tundra hillsides and verdant valleys—all under the summer’s long hours of daylight. 
Where Humpbacks Breach—Alaska
Multiple Departure Dates 2023
Experience the breathtaking excitement of humpback whale photography in the pristine waters of the Alaska’s Inside Passage during the prime summer season. Whales breach, tail-slap, and bubble-net and lunge feed amidst snowcapped mountain backdrops. Group size is limited to 7 participants.
Olympic National Park, Washington
Jun 25 - Jul 01, 2023
Alpine scenery with wildflower meadows and dramatic vistas, plus a rugged coastline, sea stacks, waterfalls and verdant moss-draped rain forest set the stage for a quintessential Pacific Northwest photographic adventure.
Brown Bears of Silver Salmon Creek
Multiple Departure Dates 2023
A cozy private fly-in lodge is our base for a week of amazing brown bear photography amidst verdant marshes and tidal flats with serrate mountain backdrops. We encounter the bears—close up, on foot and at their eye level—as they forage, often with cubs in tow, in this vast unspoiled wilderness. 
Glacier National Park
Multiple Departure Dates 2023
Photograph the rarefied light on the rugged mountain landscapes of the Continental Divide. Spectacular mountain scenery framed by forests and flowers in summer or the golden hues of changing aspens in fall. Shoot the Going-to-the-Sun Road, Reside in iconic national park lodges with scenic boat trip.
Colorado Fall Colors
Oct 01 - Oct 07, 2023
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.
Acadia National Park and Coastal Maine in Autumn
Oct 11 - Oct 17, 2023

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.

Yosemite in Autumn
Oct 22 - Oct 28, 2023
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.
Bosque del Apache & White Sands National Park
Dec 10 - Dec 16, 2023
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.