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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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Our Destinations

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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1:1 Online Post Processing Sessions

It is with great excitement that Backcountry Journeys is now offering private online instruction for Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop. If you are looking to advance your post-processing skills or simply want help touching up your photos after a recent trip – our photo pros are here to help.You can now schedule 1:1 private sessions with any […]

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.

Online Post Processing Instruction

We offer private 1:1 Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop sessions – online from the comfort of your home. Our online lessons are completely tailored to your individual needs so you can quickly become a better photo editor at your own pace.

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

The Big Island of Hawaii

Upcoming 2019 Dates


Hawaii’s Big Island is one of the most photographically interesting and strangely beautiful locations on Earth. Situated across the Pacific Ocean in the most remote and isolated archipelago in the world, this young volcanic island teems with life and beckons to be explored. Hawaii Island is an ecological wonder with life zones varying from lush rainforests, warm pacific beaches to snow-capped mountain peaks over 13,000 feet in elevation. The micro-climates as well as the sheer volume of rare flora and fauna species of this place are staggering – it’s hard to put down the camera!

Great Smoky Mountains in Autumn

Upcoming 2019 Dates


As the autumn winds bring cooler temperatures to the Great Smoky Mountains the rugged hills in North Carolina and Tennessee come alive in brilliant displays of color. The mountainsides are as if they were painted with bright contrasting strokes of reds, oranges, yellows, pinks and greens. The bewildering variety of plant life in the Smokies is incredible and the Flora here is what Granite Domes & Waterfalls are to Yosemite and Geysers & Wildlife to Yellowstone. ….[Read More]

Yosemite Fall Colors

Upcoming 2019 Dates


This is a unique opportunity to photograph and hike Yosemite during the spectacular fall color season. Yosemite is one of the most unique natural wonders on our planet and provides jaw dropping opportunities for landscape photography, waterfalls, rainbows and wildlife! The light is soft in the fall and the colors are vibrant making for superb landscape photography opportunities. We schedule this trip in late fall to take advantage of Yosemite Valley’s brilliant foliage when it is turning red and gold.

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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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