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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Trip Report: Canyons of Utah: Zion & Bryce – February 2020

Wind-blasted rock and wind-blown humans. “By the strength of my arm, by the sight of my eye, by the skill of my fingers, I swear, As long as life dwells in me, never will I follow any way but the sweeping way of the wind.” -Everett Ruess Young Mr. Ruess knew and loved the Colorado […]

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!’

Classroom Workshops

We offer a variety of classroom photography and post-processing workshops around the country such as Adobe Lightroom: Beginner to Expert. We also offer private 1:1 Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop sessions – online from the comfort of your home.

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.

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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 our Photography Tours & Workshops on the world’s leading travel review website. You can read reviews of past Photography Tours & Workshops on Trip Advisor.

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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!

Wildlife of Costa Rica

Upcoming 2020 Dates

Costa Rica has long been a destination as one of the most exotic and unique locales on the planet. In regards to Wildlife Costa Rica is known for its abundant diversity and home to a rich variety of plants and animals. This intriguing photo safari takes us to the remote and less visited Osa Peninsula, which is regarded as one of the best places in the world to photograph of wildlife….[Read More]

Spring in the Great Smoky Mountains

Upcoming 2020 Dates

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is world-renowned for its wildflower diversity, and springtime delivers your best opportunity to witness, and photograph, amazing blooms across the landscape. This glorious display of wildflowers, in addition to a bewildering variety of other flora and fauna is to the Smokies what granite domes and waterfalls are to Yosemite, and geysers and wildlife are to Yellowstone. This dazzling display is precisely what draws Backcountry Journeys here for springtime…..[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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