2024 Schedule

Orangutans and Volcanos in Indonesia

Feb 13-23, 2024 2 Spaces Available

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

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

Laguna Seca Ranch

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

Wall, South Dakota. Badlands NP

May 22-26, 2024 7 Spaces Available

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

MuskOx and Arctic Birds

June 17-22, 2024 1 Space Available

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 HALF FULL

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.


Kenya: Big Cats and the Migration

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

route 66

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

Holbrook, 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 VadoEl 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 8 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.

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