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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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Puffins on the Fly, Iceland

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.

Multiple Departure Dates 2024
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Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska

Glacier Bay is among the world’s most active tidewater glacial areas. The deep ice-jammed waters support a variety of photogenic wildlife, both in these frigid waters and onshore. Whales, bears and seabirds abound. Cruise the bay and its glaciers by luxurious private yacht with special park permit.

July 25 - August 2, 2024
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Colorado Fall Colors

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 our leader in his home state.

September 29 - October 5, 2024
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Yosemite in Autumn

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.

October 20 - 26, 2024
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Caddo Lake and Big Cypress Bayou, Texas in Autumn

Autumn brings a blaze of color to the bald cypress trees of Caddo Lake and the Big Cypress Bayou in Texas.  Explore quiet backwaters by boat and photograph the graphic quality of these stately trees as ethereal fog drifts amidst the gnarled trunks as the sun rises and sets.

October 27 - 31, 2024
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Patagonia's Mountain Landscapes in Austral Spring

Capture images of the landscapes and wildlife of two of the world’s most spectacular mountain photography destinations—Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares National Parks. Photograph soaring granite mountain peaks, massive glaciers, and pristine lakes during the prime time of the austral spring.

November 4 - 20, 2024
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Death Valley National Park

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.

December 1 - 7, 2024
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Japan's Winter Wildlife

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!

January 24 - February 8, 2025
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Yellowstone in Winter

Capture images of the very best of Yellowstone’s snowy interior—unique geothermal features, snow-encrusted landscapes, and iconic wildlife—with an expert leader who knows the park intimately. Flexible itinerary with five snow coach days and short walks to explore geothermal areas and landscapes.

January 25 - 31, 2025
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Norway's Lofoten Islands

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!

February 13 - 21, 2025
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Bald Eagles, Sea Otters & Coastal Wildlife of Kachemak Bay, Alaska

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.

February 16 - 22, 2025
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Norway’s Senja Island in Winter

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.

February 21 - 28, 2025
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Gray Whales of Mexico's Baja Peninsula

Experience the thrill of photographing at one of Earth's prime locations for marine photography! Photograph Pacific gray whales within touching distance. Capture images of blue and humpback whales, dolphins, Baja's desert landscapes, unique Boojum “trees” and timeless Mexican colonial architecture.

February 21 - March 4, 2025
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Patagonia's Mountain Landscapes in Austral Autumn

Capture images of the landscapes and wildlife of two of the world’s most spectacular mountain photography destinations—Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares National Parks. Photograph soaring granite mountain peaks, massive glaciers, and pristine lakes during the peak fall colors of the austral autumn.

April 16 - May 2, 2025
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Faroe Islands

Discover the seldom-visited, unspoiled, and timeless Faroe Islands. Treeless, turf-mantled terrain rises to rocky crags or drops to the sea below. Waterfalls plunge steeply and waves crash on pristine shores. Colorful turf-roofed houses, charming villages, and working fishing boats add a human element.

April 24 - May 2, 2025
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Namibia Revealed

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.

May 25 - June 10, 2025
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Whales, Wildlife and Wilderness, Alaska

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 on this luxurious photo cruise.

June 24 - July 3, 2025
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Puffins on the Fly, Iceland

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.

June 30 - July 8, 2025
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Olympic National Park, Washington

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.

July 20 - 26, 2025
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New Zealand's South Island

New Zealand—a canvas painted by nature’s brushstrokes. This 13-day photo adventure immerses you in sparkling glaciers, ancient forests, mirrored lakes, and rugged fiords. From the snow-capped Southern Alps to the dramatic coast, every frame captures the untouched beauty of Middle Earth.

August 31 - September 14, 2025
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Colorado Fall Colors

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 our leader in his home state.

September 29 - October 5, 2025
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Italy’s Dolomite Mountains in Autumn

Capture the allure of one of Earth’s most photogenic mountain landscapes. Vertical walls of pale gray rock rise steeply above foothills forested with blazing golden larches and sweeping meadows, deep valleys, crystal-clear alpine lakes, and picturesque mountain towns when tourist crowds are scarce.

September 30 - October 10, 2025
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Timeless Landscapes of Slovenia and Croatia

Imagine stepping into a storybook where every scene is a work of art. That is what awaits you in Slovenia and Croatia—two tiny, enchanting photogenic countries that embody “Europe in miniature.” Photograph the best of their national park landscapes, countryside, and medieval architecture on this trip.

October 11 - 22, 2025
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Acadia National Park and Coastal Maine in Autumn

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.

October 15 - 21, 2025
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Caddo Lake and Big Cypress Bayou, Texas in Autumn

Autumn brings a blaze of color to the bald cypress trees of Caddo Lake and the Big Cypress Bayou in Texas.  Explore quiet backwaters by boat and photograph the graphic quality of these stately trees as ethereal fog drifts amidst the gnarled trunks as the sun rises and sets.

November 6 - 10, 2025
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Women In Nature Photography: Caddo Lake & Big Cypress Bayou, Texas

Caddo Lake in East Texas serves as the setting for the next addition to our well-received Women in Nature Photography tour series—trips open exclusively to women of all photography skills. It offers a unique opportunity to explore this extraordinary region in the company of other women photographers.

November 11 - 15, 2025
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