With his many years of experience traveling the world creating compelling images of nature and wildlife, Richard has developed a passion for sharing his photographic knowledge and experience with other like-minded photographers.
All listed 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.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is world-renowned for it’s amazing array of biodiversity. In fact, the park is both an International Biosphere Reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, hosting more than 1,600 species of flowering plants and 100 species of native trees. Nature photographers flock to the Smokies for their panoramic vistas of layered blue ridges, pristine rivers and streams, and wildflowers, especially in the spring. Learn More >>
Wild Namibia: May 12 – 23, 2017 (SOLD OUT)
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 (Operated by Epic Destinations).
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is world-renowned for it’s amazing array of biodiversity. In fact, the park is both an International Biosphere Reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the fall, the luxuriant forests turn brilliant shades of orange, yellow, and red which are perfectly complimented by layers of blue, smoky mountains. 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 >>
Iceland Winter Photo Workshop and Tour: January 28 – February 6 (SPOTS AVAILABLE) and February 18 – 27, 2018 (SOLD OUT)
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 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 South Carolina’s wild beaches, maritime forests, live oak groves, and historic plantations during the peak azalea bloom with Richard Bernabe. This workshop is based out of Charleston, South Carolina is fills out quickly every year. Learn More >>
Have you ever dreamed of photographing Alaskan brown bears at close range, surrounded by wildflowers and snow-capped mountains in a true wilderness setting? Richard is returning to Alaska once again in 2018 with six lucky photographers to capture the behaviors and moods of the magnificent brown bears that call coastal Alaska home.This is one wildlife trip that you definitely do not want to miss! Learn More >>
Greenland truly is a world of its own. Icebergs and the inland ice are probably 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. Greenland is also about green mountains with beautiful wild flowers, long fjords, precipitous cliffs, hot springs and skies so high and air so fresh. It is easy to see why Greenland is one of the hottest new travel destinations in the world. 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 >>