Customized group and personal photo tours


Instead of a photo workshop that requires me to divide my time between a group of strangers with differing needs, I offer exclusive training and guidance customized to your, or your group's, unique objectives and skill level. One hundred percent of my time is dedicated to you and/or your group.

Here’s what will happen

Before our trip I’ll spend time learning the needs, objectives, and skill level of you and/or your group. Our time together will be spent photographing Yosemite’s classic views, and visiting a few secret spots (yes, there are still secrets in Yosemite). We’ll talk about Yosemite and whatever aspects of nature photography interest you. We can also spend time doing training (composition, exposure/metering, hyperfocal focus, digital workflow, etc.) and image review. And if you want, I can even bore you with Yosemite’s geology and history (I’m afraid it doesn’t bore me). You'll come away with beautiful photographs and improved photography skills. We'll work hard, but we'll have fun.

I am also available for personal photography workshops in other areas of the West. Would you like to photograph the Eastern Sierra (Mono Lake, Mt. Whitney, the ancient bristlecones), Big Sur, Hawaii, Sedona, the Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon, or Death Valley? Is there another area that excites you? I have photographed much of the West over the past 35 years and can help you get the most out of almost any location.

How much?

For $850 per day for up to ten hours, I’ll customize an exclusive Yosemite photography workshop that best fits the season of your visit. You can bring up to three guests at no extra charge; if you have a larger group, contact me with your needs and I'll gladly work up a very reasonable plan. Custom photo tours to areas other than Yosemite may incur a higher daily cost.

Guaranteed satisfaction

For more information, to schedule a private photo tour, or for alternate payment methods: Contact me

Workshop Reviews

I cant tell you how happy we were with your workshop. I learned more in four days than I have in 10 years.

—PN, Florida

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phone: 916.283.6362
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