Photography Tours, Workshops & Safaris

Backcountry Journeys Photography Tours, Workshops & Safaris offer a seamless adventure travel experience where we handle the details so you can focus on photography. Our world-class service and small groups allow for a personalized experience that allows you plenty of one on one time with your photography guide. Backcountry Journeys offers lodge-based Photography Tours and wilderness camping trips in the most pristine and remote mountains, deserts and wildlife rich wilderness areas of the world. We meticulously research and tirelessly scout every visually stunning destination to ensure you get the best possible experience from the moment you arrive. Our professional guides will share with you their wealth of experience photographing landscapes & wildlife all over the world! Click here to learn more. 

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Landscape & Wildlife Photography

Whether your passion is wildlife photography or creating stunning landscapes – we’ve got you covered. With a variety of photographic safaris, hiking trips, photography workshops & expeditions around the globe Backcountry Journeys has something for everyone. Destinations include African Safaris, Alaska, Yellowstone & Grand Teton, Glacier National Park, the American Southwest, Yosemite, Utah, Iceland, Hawaii, Costa Rica, the Great Smoky Mountains, India & more.

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2021 Backcountry Journeys Tours We’re Most Excited For: Part II

And now ‘Part II’ of an at least two-part series, of our 2021 Backcountry Journeys photo tours that we are most excited for! If you missed ‘Part I’ yesterday, click here to catch up (don’t forget to come back). Again, these are in no particular order.  Bald Eagles of Alaska Our 2020 Bald Eagles of […]

Explore Your World!

“Backcountry Journeys offers an incredible variety of both Lodge-Based and Wilderness Camping Photography trips. Our trips offer guests the unique opportunity to explore the natural world from behind their own lens with landscape and wildlife photography being the focus. We run a selection of hand-crafted Photo Tour, Workshop & Safari itineraries all around the world. New trips and itineraries are being added all the time so check back often!”

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Trip Styles: Standard, Hiker & Boat-Based

We offer both standard & boat-based photography trips as well as hiker trips that cater to those who want to put on the miles in order to get the shot!

Accommodations are always included and we have several different styles that can range from comfortable lodge-based itineraries to remote wilderness camping trips. Read more about our trips styles by clicking below – join Backcountry Journeys this year  ‘in the field!’

Online & Classroom Workshops

We offer a variety of classroom photography and post-processing workshops around the country. We also offer Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop instruction – online from the comfort of your home as well as a variety of instructional webinars.

Whether you’ve been dabbling in post-processing for years or are just beginning – our dedicated photo pros will meet you right at your level.

Video Courses

Explore our ever growing library of online video courses. Learn photography and photo-editing at your own pace from the comfort of your own home. Master Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop with our expert photography instructors.

We have Online Self-Paced courses available that are suitable for beginners and many that are more advanced!

Trip Reports

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Featured Trips

Spring Comes to Yellowstone & Grand Teton

Upcoming 2020 Dates

Come explore and photograph the vibrant landscapes & thriving wildlife populations of Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks in the Spring. Many species of wildlife are calving this time of year such as Elk, Bison and Pronghorn. You will have the opportunity to photograph these incredible creatures as well as the possibility of seeing Wolves, Bears, Moose, Bald Eagles, Fox, Osprey and more.

Yellowstone in known as the Serengeti of the West and for good reason!

Ultimate Botswana Wildlife Safari

Upcoming 2020 Dates

Botswana remains one of the greatest countries on the continent of Africa for wildlife photography. It’s remote, seemingly limitless wilderness is vast and untrammeled by the hand of man. Lions, leopards, Zebras, Giraffe and vast herds of African Elephants roam the expansive plains of this land-locked country situated between South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia. Explore the wilds of an Africa that seems stuck in a time forgotten……[Read More]

Glacier National Park

Upcoming Dates

Glacier National Park is considered by many to be among the most beautiful mountain regions of the world. The park is a photographer’s playground with two unique mountain ranges, over 130 lakes and a completely intact ecosystem known as the “Crown of the Continent Ecosystem” which features the same unspoiled plant and animal species that were there at the time of European contact……[Read More]

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Join our exclusive membership community of like-minded nature photographers and score some fantastic deals on future trips, photo equipment, outdoor gear and rental gear. The most important benefit of joining the tribe is that you immediately get 10% off all Backcountry Journeys trips for the lifetime of your membership. Your membership pays for itself immediately upon booking your first trip!

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