5 Photo Tours That Satisfy Wanderlust and Improve Skills

If you’ve ever wanted to learn to take better photos, we suggest skipping the classroom and getting in front of beauty. These five photo tours, led by professional photographers, boast breathtaking views, adventure, hands-on guidance, and offer beginning and seasoned photographers the chance to practice landscape photography among some of the world’s most stunning locales.

Go Off the Beaten Path in Wales
Professional photographers Nick Miners and Nicola Harvey lead this September trip among the rocky coastline and picturesque villages of Ceredigan, Wales. Forgo the tourist destinations of Cerdigan’s neighboring towns and let these locals guide you to vistas not generally on postcards.

Unleash Your Inner Ansel Adams in Yosemite
Photographer Susan Holt has scored one of Yosemite’s coveted photo workshop permits where she’ll guide intimate groups of students (3 people max) through capturing the grand vistas and epic beauty of this National Park that’s stunned artists for centuries.

Can’t make the tour dates? The article in the above newsletter has helpful tips for shooting grand vistas.

Master Action and Bird Photography in Alaska
Extreme nature lovers and true patriots will love this Alaskan adventure that will put the nation’s most illustrious bird right in your shutter’s crosshairs.

Celebrate Fall Colors in the Eastern Sierra
As the weather cools and the tourists leave Yosemite, join acclaimed nature and landscape photographers Doug Whitney and Doc Miles to capture the vibrant colors of fall in the Eastern Sierra.

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Float and Shoot Your Way Through Coastal Maine**
A private motorboat is your main mode of transportation as tour leader and experienced digital photographer David Marx leads you around remote lighthouses and working lobster boats off the coast of Maine.

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