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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Ultimate Africa Photo Safari, Tanzania and Uganda: May 12 – 25, 2019 (SOLD OUT – WAIT LIST)
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 >>
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 >>
Acadia National Park Workshop, Bar Harbor, Maine: October 13 – 16, 2019 (SOLD OUT – WAIT LIST)
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-Canyonlands, Utah: November 7 – 10, 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. Learn More >>
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 >>
Creative Composition Masterclass in the Outer Banks of North Carolina: TWO DATES: March 12 – 15 and March 19 – 22, 2020
Join acclaimed photographer, Richard Bernabe for four days of exciting landscape photography in the Outer Banks and Cape Hatteras National Seashore of North Carolina while learning the art of creative composition. This intense, hands-on field class uses a variety of compositional theories and devices that will instantly make you a more accomplished photographer and visual artist! Learn more >>
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 >>
In this North Carolina Waterfalls Photography Class, you will learn everything about waterfall photography, all while enjoying some of the most beautiful waterfalls of the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. This class will help you create better waterfall images, both technically and creatively, making you a better photographer and artist. In addition to the equipment (the proper filters, lenses, tripods) there will be a heavy emphasis on composition and light for the most stunning results. We will do mountain sunrise and sunsets too!. Learn More >>
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 only six photographers there once again in 2020. Don’t miss out! Learn More >>
Morocco is a dynamic immersion into another world, where Arab and Berber heritage, history and culture are inextricably bound. Exotic culture and food, wildlife, landscapes, and colorful people are all a part of the Morocco photography experience. This 13-day/ 12-night Morocco Photography Workshop and Tour with Richard Bernabe will have you capturing the very best this unique country has to offer. Richard has made many trips to Morocco and has customized the itinerary to be optimal for travel photographers of all skill levels. Learn More >>
Book now for Early Registration Discount of $1,000 USD – Expires July 31, 2019. 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 Peninsula. Learn More >>
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.