Tours & Workshops

We offer group photography wildlife tours and workshops in Florida, North Carolina and the southwestern United States. Our photography tours include bald eagles, ospreys, herons, kingfishers, egrets, ibis, monkeys, bears and wildlife.

Please sign-up for one of our tours or private instruction today!

Bald Eagle & Osprey Tour - Gainesville, Florida

Available Dates: September - March & May 2021

Join us on an adventure to photograph bald eagles in their natural habitat, sitting in pairs, hunting for their dinner and aerial battles of eagles attempting to steal the fish. Eagles mate and nest in the winter and newborn eaglets learn to fly and hunt in the spring. Ospreys arrive back on the lake in early spring. Tours are aboard our 2019 24 ft. 200 hp pontoon boat on a lake with picturesque backdrops. Dick can help with manual camera settings and birds in flight instruction.

     Pricing:

     Half day - 4 hours               Full day - 8 hours

     $200 - One person             $400 - One person

     $300 - Two people             $600 - Two people

     $150 - Additional people    $300 - Add'l people

 

Private Instruction - Florida

Available Dates: Year-round

Private instruction is designed to help you create a customized plan to improve your photography skills in the use of light, tracking birds, manual camera settings, preparation and framing the shot. Instruction is aboard our 2019 24 ft. 

200 hp pontoon boat on a lake with picturesque backdrops. I hope you can join Dick for a day of learning and fun! 

     Pricing:

     Half day - 4 hours                 Full day - 8 hours

     $350 per person                  $500 per person

 

Osprey Tour on Blue Cypress Lake - Vero Beach, Florida

Available Dates: April 2021

 

Join us on an adventure to photograph nesting ospreys, many in cypress trees at eye level, on one of the most scenic lakes in Florida. Blue Cypress Lake has 250 nesting pairs of ospreys, bald eagles, herons, egrets, owls and other random wildlife. Tours are aboard our 2019 24 ft. 200 hp pontoon boat. Dick can help with manual camera settings and birds in flight instruction. 

We hope you can come along for a day of fun!

     Pricing:

     Half Day - 3 hours am     Full Day - 3 hrs am & pm

     $250 per person            $375 per person

Black Bear Tour - North Carolina

Available Dates: June 2021

Join us on an adventure to photograph black bears and their cubs located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  This area is home to the largest concentration of black bears found in the southeastern United States. Dick can help you with the use of light, manual camera settings, preparation and framing of the shot.

We hope you can come along for a day of fun!

     Pricing: 

      Half day - 4 hours 

      $275 - One person

      $100 - Additional people   

 

Join us on a photography tour today!

Dick and Vicki will be traveling to Washington State, Wyoming and Montana in the summer of 2021. Please contact us if you are interested in private instruction.

More details to come!

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