July - August 2011 | Back to Archives

6 More Photo Tours

BY JIM CORNFIELD

Click here to read about two other photo tours

Click here for a gallery of some of the tours below

DOMESTIC

COLUMBIA AND SNAKE RIVERS JOURNEY
Operator:
National Geographic Expeditions
Instructor/guide:
National Geographic photographer Susan Seubert
Program:
A luxury riverboat cruise between Portland, Ore., and Lewiston, Idaho, covering a segment of Lewis and Clark's historic 19th-century expedition. Sites include the Columbia Gorge, mountains and glaciers of the Cascade Range, Multnomah Falls, Indian tribal lands, and the placid waters at the confluence of the Palouse and Snake rivers. Seubert provides photo instruction and shares her experiences as a travel photographer. Other nonphoto activities form the core of the cruise itinerary, making it ideal for families who want to travel together but don't all share a serious interest in photography.
Accommodations:
62-passenger National Geographic Sea Lion or Sea Bird, each with 31 outside cabins
Booking details:
Sept. 14-20, 2012, Sept. 20-26, 2012; from $3,990, price depends on cabin selection 
More info:
888-966-8687; nationalgeographicexpeditions.com

10-DAY ISLAND HOPPER 
Operator:
Photo Safari Hawaii
Instructor/guide: Fine-art photographer Brian Ross, a veteran lensman and tour guide with a background in anthropology and documentary films. His work is widely exhibited in the Hawaiian islands and on the mainland.
Program: Using an avant-garde Zen approach to composition and exposure, this 10-day "Ecophoto Workshop" takes you to destinations on six islands. Capture the "myriad qualities of light" in stunning locations, such as a Maui lavender farm, Oahu's Nu'uanu Pali overlook, and Kauai's Ke'e Beach at sunset.
Accommodations: First class, at the Four Seasons Hualalai (the Big Island of Hawaii), Four Seasons Wailea (Maui), St. Regis Princeville (Kauai), and Four Seasons Lodge at Koele (Lanai)
Booking details: Nov. 11-20; Feb. 2-11, 2012; $8,550, not including airfare
More info: 888-565-3185; photosafarihawaii.com


INTERNATIONAL


CALGARY, BANFF, AND THE BUGABOO MOUNTAIN RANGE VIA HELICOPTER
Operator:
Bryan F. Peterson with Canadian Mountain Holidays
Program: One-of-a-kind, five-day photo expedition to a site in the wild Canadian Rockies accessible only via helicopter. Veteran photographer/guide/author Peterson teaches clients to "cover it all" in this remote, visually breathtaking location.
Booking details: Aug. 1-5, 2012; approximately $4,900, not including airfare
More info: 800-661-0252; cmhsummer.com

PHOTO WORKSHOPS: ROME, PARIS, BARCELONA
Operator:
National Geographic Expeditions
Program: Newly introduced, seven-day intensive urban photo safaris in three of Europe's most photogenic cities, including creative city and lifestyle shooting. Instructors/guides are all veteran shooters for National Geographic, the publication that wrote the book on travel destination photography.
Booking details: Workshops scheduled February-May 2012; $3,995, not including airfare
More info: 866-797-4686; nationalgeographicexpeditions.com/triptypes/photoworkshops

SUB-ANTARCTIC SOUTH GEORGIA PHOTO CRUISE
Operator:
Joseph Van Os Photo Safaris. In the photo tour industry, Van Os' firm is the varsity, with a copious catalog of deluxe worldwide safaris led by a staff of acclaimed shooters.
Program: On Van Os' newest 19-day excursion to this tiny, astonishing South Atlantic island, you'll photograph "a wreath of flowing glaciers" and "one of the world's greatest wildlife concentrations."
Booking details: Oct. 4-22, 2012; from $8,495, not including airfare
More info: 206-463-5383; photosafaris.com

TANZANIA WILDEBEEST MIGRATION PHOTO SAFARI
Operator:
Andy Biggs Photo Safaris
Program: Biggs, the widely published African wildlife photographer, introduces his new "species-specific," hands-on photo training expeditions. On this safari, shoot the wildebeest calving season and locations near the predator-rich Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park.
Booking details: Jan. 19-31, 2012; Feb. 26-March 9, 2012; $9,890 per person, not including airfare; departs from Arusha, Tanzania
More info: 832-295-1460; andybiggs.com




It appears you are using an older web browser! While using our site, you may encounter some trouble along the way. For PC users, we recommend upgrading to the latest version of Internet Explorer or Firefox. For Mac users, we recommend the latest version of Safari or Firefox.