Advanced Nature Photography in Yellowstone and Grand Teton
Improve your photography skills alongside experts in Yellowstone and Grand Teton, where you’ll learn advanced techniques to capture wildlife, geothermal events and stunning landscapes.
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Program No. 4531RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Wyoming's Rocky Mountains provide a perfect setting to study advanced nature and wildlife photography. Explore Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks pursuing themes of wildlife, spectacular thermal features and dramatic seasonal color. With the seasons in change, the weather can bring brilliant sun and/or showers and snow; photographic opportunities abound, giving a menu of light, mood and artistic expression.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking 1-3 miles daily over varied terrain. Elevations of 6,000-9,000.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Survey the amazing scenery of Grand Teton National Park and hunt for a photographer's favorite location.
  • Improve nature photography skills with expert field instruction in digital techniques and film technology.
  • Discover the unique geothermal features and scenery of Yellowstone National Park, with exciting opportunities to capture the dramatic landscapes and fauna.

General Notes

Bring camera equipment, batteries and tripod. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Ryan Kirkpatrick
Ryan Kirkpatrick is the director of operations for Mountains & Plains Institute for Lifelong Learning and Service, and has led hundreds of Road Scholar programs since 2003. A native of Colorado, Ryan has a master’s in sports science, is a Wilderness First Responder, and a “Master Naturalist” for the city of Fort Collins. In addition, he is an ASEP certified instructor and received his Level 1 USATF Coaching Certification from the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. He is also a volunteer nordic ski ranger for the Colorado State Forest, and as a photographer is a member of Canon Professional Services.
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