2019 Schedule

Northern Lights in Fairbanks Photography Workshop SOLD OUT


Dates: February 10-16, 2019

Fairbanks, Alaska                                                

Cost: $3800 double occupancy, $3950 single occupancy

Details:  There is no more reliable place to photograph the northern lights than Fairbanks in the winter.  Our group will stay in the Marriott on the Fairbanks waterfront as we explore local aurora hot spots and learn how to photograph the northern lights. This is the time of year when the aurora is very active. We will stay out late capturing the northern skies and sleep in to rejuvenate.

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Australia & Tasmania – SOLD OUT

Dates: February 25-March 8, 2019

Tucson: the Old West – 4 spaces left


Dates: April 24-28, 2019

Tucson, Arizona                                                Cost: $1299


Come photograph one of the most iconic landscapes of the West, the Sonoran Desert.  Tucson is the perfect location to fully explore and photograph this mountainous desert environment. We’ve designed this workshop to be loaded with special photo opportunities, and timed to catch wildflower blooms in the desert. We’ve spent many years photographing in this area, and a blazing orange sunset framed by a towering saguaro cactus is an image every photographer should capture.

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Spring Yellowstone  SOLD OUT


Dates May 15-19, 2019

Gardiner, Montana                                        Cost: $1199

Details:  Established in 1872 as our first national park, Yellowstone is a natural wonder and photographer’s paradise.  Encompassing more than 3500 sq. miles, Yellowstone is the biggest national park in the lower 48.  The photography opportunities are stunning; turquoise thermal pools, geysers, roadside wildlife and towering waterfalls make this one of our favorite parks.  Yellowstone is special for its wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves and the largest herd of bison in the US.

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Badlands National Park 8 Spaces Left

Dates: June 5-9, 2019

Wall, South Dakota                                                 Cost: $989

Details: Join us for a trip to the Badlands during the height of wildflower season and calving for the bison herd.  This spectacular land of rock and wildlife is the perfect place to work on both landscape and wildlife photography. We have timed the trip around the thunderstorm season, to give us perfect skies photographing lightning. We will round out the trip with a visit to a local ghost town.

New this year: Aerial photography by helicopter!

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Redwoods & Rocky Coastlines 9 Spaces Left


Dates: July 24-28, 2019

Crescent City, CA and Bandon Beach, OR                 Cost: $1199

Details: Of all the wilderness areas in the US, Redwoods National Park may be the most awe-inspiring. It is home of the world’s largest and tallest trees. Walking through the redwoods in coastal California envelops the photographer in foggy, other-worldly terrain. The giant trees lumber toward the sky in a palette of chartreuse moss and deep red bark which contrast with the dark conifers. The Oregon coast is the second destination on our journey, a beachcomber’s paradise with layers of sea stacks. We chose the month of July for our workshop because it is the driest month of the summer. This offers the best chance to photograph beams of sunlight filtering through the fog.

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Mt Rainier: Landscapes and Wildflowers

Dates: July 31 – August 4, 2019

Details coming soon                                                                      Cost: $1199

Portraits of Santa Fe – 1 Space Left

Dates: September 19-22, 2019


Santa Fe, New Mexico                                                   Cost: $1449  (Maximum 10 people)

Details: Are you interested in learning how to take better travel portraits? Want to know how to shoot a compelling image using a speed light in one minute or less? Or maybe you want to shoot portraits against warm adobe backgrounds? Join us in the heart of the desert southwest to learn how to photograph the people of Santa Fe. This class will be loaded with fantastic photo opportunities while participants learn how to create evocative portraits and master lighting techniques.

Our days will be filled with class time mixed with photo shoots. We will be photographing a variety of models including cowboys, indigenous Puebloan people and colorful locals. Locations include urban settings, adobe architecture and an authentic pueblo nestled in the mountains between Santa Fe and Taos. We will take advantage of Santa Fe’s renowned dining to teach how to do a five minute food shot for travel photographers. This class will provide ample opportunity for all participants to practice flash techniques and work with models during the photo shoots.

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Sedona 2019 Photography Workshop 7 Spaces Left


Dates: Oct 23-27, 2019

Location: Sedona, Arizona                                                    Cost: $1199

Details:  Sedona, Arizona is one of our favorite desert photography locations.  The setting for many Hollywood movies, Sedona is home to stunning red rock spires, sandstone mesas, and picturesque Oak Creek Canyon.  While autumn will have passed in much of the US, we have timed our trip to coincide with mild temperatures, sunny weather and stunning fall color. Crimson maples and yellow Gambel oak will line the steep sandstone walls of Oak Creek Canyon.  Beautiful reflections along streams mirror the sun scrolling down the orange canyon walls.  Yucca, ocotillo and prickly pear cactus grow in the vibrant desert, providing terrific macro photography opportunities.

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Chilkat Eagles Photography Workshop

Dates: Nov 4-9, 2019

Details coming soon                                                                      Cost: TBD



Patagonia. Las Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile. cuernos del paine
Patagonia. Las Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile. cuernos del paine

Dates: Dec 2-12, 2019

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