Orangutans and Volcanos in Indonesia
Feb 13-23, 2024 SOLD OUT
Location: Java and Borneo in Indonesia Read more
Cost: $8599 double occupancy, $995 single supplement
Description: Join Tom and Cree on a 10 day adventure to the exotic islands of Java and Borneo. On this adventure we begin in Surabaya, East Java and fly to Borneo to prepare for our jungle expedition in the Tanjung Puting National Park. From our comfortable lodge base we explore the Borneo interior on our exclusive-charter riverboat as we search for orangutan, proboscis, macaques, red leaf monkeys, hornbills and much more. Returning to East Java we travel to the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park region. This will be our base for two nights, allowing us two full days to explore the mesmerizing volcanic plateau. We then travel to the nearby historic city of Malang. Here we photograph traditional market life and the friendly faces of the photogenic Javanese people.
Location: Java and Borneo in Indonesia
Costa Rica Rainforest
Session 1 Dates: March 23-30, 2024 Space Available
Session 2 Dates: April 1-8, 2024 SOLD OUT
Location: Crocodile Bay, Costa Rica. Read More
Cost: $5799 double occupancy , $800 single supplement
Description: Adventure with Tom and Cree Bol to Costa Rica to photograph the colorful mammals, birds and plants of the rain forest. Expect to wake up each morning listening to scarlet macaws in the almond trees near your room, and howler monkeys ‘howling’ in the distance. The resort grounds include an estuary with breeding snowy egrets, green herons, green kingfishers and boat-billed herons. Other trails lead to the beach and through the forest where you will see toucans and perhaps a sloth hanging in the trees. Yellow-headed Caracaras and roadside hawks are common, and you can practice your panning technique as they fly past your room.
Louisiana Birds and Bayous
April 17-21, 2024 SOLD OUT
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
Cost: $2399 Read more
Details: Join Tom and Cree Bol in the heart of Louisiana to photograph the Bald Cypress Swamps near Lafayette. We have timed our workshop for prime nesting for egrets, herons and spoonbills. We will photograph by boat during four of our sessions and visit two different rookery sites. After full days of instruction and photograph we will relax with some of the best Cajun food in the country.
Texas Birds in Spring 2024
April 23-28, 2024 SOLD OUT
Location: McAllen, Texas
Cost: $2999 Read more
Details: If you are looking to take your wildlife photography to the next level, we have the trip for you. Come join us for warm weather bird and wildlife photography from the amazing ranch blinds of South Texas.
Photographing birds from a blind may change the way you plan your future photography trips. By setting up perches and using bird food to lure them in, the birds will come to you. South Texas is a mecca for bird photography blinds. On this trip we will spend several days learning to photography exotic South Texas species from some of the best bird photography ranches in the country. On our last trip there we shot thousands of images in only a few days. We will have exclusive use of the ranches and multiple blinds each day.
Badlands National Park in 2024
May 22-26, 2024 SOLD OUT
Location: Wall, South Dakota
Cost: $1599 Read more
Details: Details: Badlands National Park is a mesmerizing land of multi-hued rock formations and abundant wildlife. The expansive views in the park give way to roaming herds of bison and big horn sheep. In June, the prairie grass is green and provides a vibrant contrast to the colorful geography of Badlands. Thunderstorms with lightning are common this time of year and make for terrific skyscapes. Sunrise and sunset will be spent in the park capturing dramatic landscapes. During the midday hours we will visit a local ghost towns and focus on wildlife photography. Our trip will be based out of Wall, South Dakota, a town filled with colorful cowboy boots and local characters.
Nome: Arctic Birds and Musk Oxen
June 17-22, 2024 SOLD OUT
Location: Nome, Alaska
Cost: $4099 Read more
Details: Join Tom and Cree as they explore the tundra wildlife near Nome, Alaska during the height of Alaska’s summer. Nome is a small, quirky, coastal village located right on the Bering Sea. With only plane and boat access, this unique town blends rustic Alaska life with stunning access to tundra and arctic wildlife. This semi-private workshop bases out of Nome, Alaska. We are limiting this trip to six participants to ensure comfort and easy access to the birds we photograph. Three roads leave Nome, each offering incredible access to different environments and bird species. Each day we will drive in two SUVs with a window seat for each person.
Brown Bears of Lake Clark
July 28-August 2, 2024 2 Spaces Available
Location: Lake Clark National Park in Alaska
Cost: $6989 Read more
Details: This is our most popular bear destination in Alaska and we are going in late July in hopes of photographing playful spring cubs! We start in Anchorage for a welcome dinner and fly to our comfortable lodge at Silver Salmon Creek in Lake Clark National Park to photograph coastal brown bears and their cubs. This time of year they graze on sedge grasses, dig for clams and start catching fish in the creek. The bear density in this area is remarkable. We will spend our days photographing bears as well as a morning photographing puffin by small boat.
Brown Bear Safari in Katmai
August 13-19, 2024 2 Spaces Available
Location: Katmai National Park in Alaska
Spaces Available: 10 Spaces Available
Details: Photographing brown bears in Alaska is a bucket list trip for wildlife photographers. Bristol Bay hosts one of the largest salmon runs in the world. The Sockeye salmon attract bears….and the number of bears are staggering. On this trip we photograph boars, sows and plenty of cubs….often chasing bright red salmon up the streams. We fly into a remote lodge on Lake Iliamna and have access to bush planes each day to transport us to our shooting locations. Each day we can plan our destination based on where the bears are congregating: Katmai National Park, Brooks Falls, Lake Clark National Park or Bristol Bay.
September 18-27, 2024 SOLD OUT
Location: Nairobi, Kenya and the Masai Mara National Reserve
Cost: $8499, single supplement $500 Read more
Description: Join Tom and Cree with the Wild Source on a 9 day adventure to photograph the great migration on Kenya’s Masai Mara. The Masai Mara during migration is a bucket list photo tour. The Mara is also unsurpassed for game viewing, the big cat viewing is astounding. Lion, leopard and cheetah are all represented and it is not uncommon to have a cat-trick of seeing all three species in a single day. Our guides know many of the individual cats by name and focus on observing natural behavior.
Route 66: Oklahoma City to Amarillo
October 18-22, 2024 SOLD OUT
Location: Oklahoma City to Amarillo, Texas
Cost: $1599 Read more
Details: Join Tom and Cree on a photo tour of Main Street USA, following Route 66 from Oklahoma City, Ok to Amarillo, Texas. We visit small towns with old brick buildings that give a glimpse of time gone by. In between towns we drive on sleepy roads winding through cotton fields and oil derricks. We found some of the best old road bed we have ever seen on this section of Route 66.
Route 66: Albuquerque to Winslow, Arizona
October 23-27, 2024 HALF FULL
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico to Winslow, Arizona
Cost: $1599 Read more
Details: We start our photo tour on Route 66 in Albuquerque, NM and continue all the way to Winslow, AZ. We will be based out of classic Route 66 hotels during the trip (El Vado, El Rancho and The Wigwam Motel) and the La Posada, and have maximized our photography time and minimized our driving time between locations.
Arches and Canyonlands
November 3-7, 2024 4 Spaces Available
Location: Moab, Utah
Cost: $1899 Read more
Details: This is one of our all time favorite parks. Tom has been leading photo workshops and doing assignments in Moab for the last 20 years. Join us and photograph striking red rock formations on blue skies. Explore myriad arches against an iconic western landscape. On this workshop we will photograph the best features in Arches and Canyonlands National Parks including Delicate Arch, Mesa Arch, Balanced Rock, Landscape Arch, the Windows and Fisher Towers in Castleton Valley.