Richard has traveled the world many times over and knows each location intimately. That knowledge helps get you to the best places at the best times to help capture the photos you could have only dreamed about. All the while, you have one of the top travel, nature, and wildlife photographers by your side, coaching and encouraging you to capture the scene in the right way. Richard brings real knowledge, experience, inspiration, and most of all PASSION to each photography workshop and tour that he leads.
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Iceland Winter Photo Workshop and Tour: January 20 – 29, 2019 (SOLD OUT – WAIT LIST)
Explore your vision with Iceland’s magical winter light. Winter is a special time in Iceland for photographers. On most cloudless nights, the aurora borealis lights up the winter sky as it dances and twists from one horizon to the other. Even during the day, the low-hanging winter sun casts long shadows and bathes the snowy landscape in beautiful warm light. Come join Richard on this winter photo adventure of a lifetime! Learn more >>
Arches-Canyonlands, Utah: February 28 – March 3, 2019 (SOLD OUT – WAIT LIST)
Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in Utah are amidst spectacular red rock country and are some of the best locations for landscape photography in the world. It’s also a premier location for night photography with with bright stars and dark skies over exquisitely sculpted sandstone formations. See our November 2019 Arches-Canyonlands Workshop
Composition is the vital skill that allows viewers to see what the photographer sees and feels, not only what the camera coldly captures. Learn creative compositional concepts and devices for photographers in the Outer Banks and Cape Hatteras National Seashore of North Carolina with photographer Richard Bernabe, March 14 – 17, 2019. Learn More >>
Creative Composition Masterclass: Death Valley National Park, California, March 24 – 27, 2019 (SOLD OUT – WAIT LIST)
Composition is the vital skill that allows viewers to see what the photographer sees and feels, not only what the camera coldly captures. Learn creative compositional concepts and devices for photographers in Death Valley National Park, California with photographer Richard Bernabe, March 24 – 27, 2019. Learn More >>
Epic Patagonia, Argentina and Chile: April 7 – 18, 2019 (SOLD OUT – WAIT LIST)
Nothing quickens the pulse like a swift and sudden sunrise, the first tint of gold on ancient stone sentinels, and the sound of distant avalanches crashing down icy slopes. The scenery of Patagonia is otherworldly, with stunning mountains piercing the heavens, a massive ice field spawning hundreds of glaciers, and deep mountain lakes filled with cold clean water as blue as the sky. Eternal Patagonia seems to never change, but no one who visits ever stays the same. Learn More >>
North Carolina Waterfalls Photography Class: April 26 – 28 and April 28 – 30, 2019 (NEW AVAILABILITY)
In this North Carolina Waterfalls Photography Class, Richard Bernabe will teach everything you need to know about waterfall photography, all while enjoying some of the most beautiful waterfalls of the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. That includes Blue Ridge Mountain sunrises and sunsets as well! Learn More >>
Consider this a Wildlife Photography Masterclass! Spend your days in the most celebrated wildlife sanctuaries on Earth and your evenings in the classroom with Richard Bernabe. A classic African photo safari in Tanzania’s Ngorongoro and Serengeti Plains plus gorilla trekking in Uganda’s Bwindi National Park. Includes nightly classroom sessions and daily image critiques for the ultimate safari and learning experience. Learn More >>
Namibia is a land of contrasts and extremes. Stunning desert and mountain landscapes, massive red sand dunes, and some of the best wildlife photography on the planet. We’ll get a chance to photograph lions, elephants, zebras, Cape fur seals, flamingos, and much more! Situated between the Namib and the Kalahari deserts, Namibia gets less rain than any other country in sub-Saharan Africa. Namibia’s Coastal Desert is one of the planet’s oldest, with powerful offshore winds sculpting the highest sand dunes in the world. Learn More >>
Greenland truly is a world of its own. Icebergs and the inland ice are the most famous aspects of the Greenlandic nature – and with good reason. Colossal icebergs in fantastic shapes of blue and white float on the deep blue sea. There are also dozens of glaciers in the Tasiilaq area with majestic fjords and wildlife too. Come join us on the true photo adventure. Group limited to only 6 people! Learn More >>
The countries of Spain and Portugal are home to some of the most spectacularly rugged and beautiful beaches in all of the world! The Spain and Portugal Coastal Photography Tour with Richard Bernabe takes you on a counter-clockwise trip through the Iberia Peninsula from Bilbao, Spain and the Basque Coast all the way south to Faro, Portugal and the famed beaches of the Algarve. Learn More >>
Come explore your creative vision with acclaimed nature, wildlife, and travel photographer, Richard Bernabe in Maine’s Acadia National Park. Richard will take you along on many of his favorite photo locations in Acadia National Park and Desert Island during the brilliant, peak autumn color. This is one photo experience not to be missed! Learn More >>
Great Smoky Mountains Autumn, Tennessee: October 27 – 30, 2019 (SOLD OUT – WAIT LIST)
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is world-renowned for it’s amazing array of biodiversity. Serious nature photographers flock to the Great Smoky Mountains in autumn for their panoramic vistas of layered blue ridges, pristine rivers and streams, and brilliant autumn color in late October. Learn more >>
Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in Utah are amidst spectacular red rock country and are some of the best locations for landscape photography in the world. It’s also a premier location for night photography with with bright stars and dark skies over exquisitely sculpted sandstone formations. Learn More >>
Join us on one of the best ships that sails the Antarctic waters, the ice-strengthened Ushuaia. Richard joins an amazing team of pro photographers, expedition leaders, and naturalists to provide photography instruction, information, and guidance throughout the expedition to the Antarctic Pennisula. Learn More >>
Alaska Brown Bears Photography Workshop 2018: August 5 – 11, 2020
Richard is returning to the incomparable Silver Salmon Creek Lodge in Lake Clark National Park, August 5 -11 of 2020. This is one of the premier bear photography locations in the world and Richard will be leading a small group of photographers there once again. More details will soon be coming but if you would like to be added to our early waiting list, please email us and you will be contacted once all the information is available.
All of Richard’s photography workshops and tours offer a variety of ways to improve your photography skills under the guidance of one of the top travel, nature, and wildlife photographers in the world. These multi-day programs are designed for amateur photographers of all skill levels who are interested in improving their photography and exploring their creative vision.