Photography Tours & Workshops

Backcountry Journeys offers an incredible selection of both Lodge-Based and Wilderness Camping Photography Tours & Workshops. My trips offer guests the unique opportunity to explore our natural world from behind their own lens with landscape and wildlife photography being the focus. I run a selection of hand-crafted Photo Tour & Workshop itineraries with locales varying from year to year. Destinations include Alaska, Hawaii, Yellowstone, the Great Smoky Mountains, Glacier National Park, Yosemite & the Canyons of Utah. New trips and itineraries are being added all the time so check back often!

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Why Backcountry Journeys?

Photo: BCJ Owner & Photo Guide Russ Nordstrand

  • Hundreds of Trips Led

  • Owner Operated

  • Spectacular Destinations

  • 5-Star Guest Reviews

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With a consistently proven track record Backcountry Journeys has achieved a 5-Star Rating of Excellent on Trip Advisor. Read about what past guests have to say about my Photography Tours & Workshops on the world’s leading travel review website. You can read reviews of my past Photography Tours & Workshops on Trip Advisor.

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Upcoming Tour Destinations

Yellowstone Wildlife Safari

August 25th to 29th, 2016

Yellowstone Wildlife Safari

Join me this summer for a vehicle-based Wildlife Safari to Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone has long been hailed as the “Serengeti of North America” and is one of the premier places in the world to photograph wildlife. Grab your long lens and head into the interior as we photograph wildlife such as Grizzly Bears, Moose, Elk, Bison, Osprey, Pronghorn and possibly even the elusive Grey Wolf!

Colorado Fall Colors

September 21st to 25th, 2016

Colorado Fall Colors

Photograph the Rocky Mountains as the Aspen Trees turn from Green to Gold and finally a brilliant red! Join me in Rocky Mountain National Park this Fall. September 21st to 25th, 2016.

Photograph Grizzlies in Alaska

September 15th to 19th, 2016

Brown Bears of Katmai in the Fall

Embark on the journey of a lifetime to the remote wilderness of Katmai National Park, Alaska to photograph Grizzly Bears up close and personal! Katmai is one of the largest National Parks in the United States at over 4 million acres and is arguably the single best place on Earth to photograph Grizzlies in their natural environment.

(sold out for 2016)    |    Now Booking for 2017!

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