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
Walking 1-3 miles daily over varied terrain. Elevations of 6,000-9,000.
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.
Featured Expert
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Drew Carlson
Drew is a Denver-based professional photographer who has instructed for Road Scholar and Mountains and Plains Institute for three years. Drew says in describing his teaching, "I love being able to help people with their technical hurdles and translate what they see in front of them to beautiful works of art."
Ryan Kirkpatrick
Dan Peha
Ryan Kirkpatrick
Drew Carlson