Photo Tour

Arizona Bats, Birds and More

StartsMay 4th 2018
EndMay 8th 2018
Price$2,450
Deposit$500
Participants6 (Just Announced)
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World-renowned for its wildlife diversity, Madera canyon is a true photographic hotspot. The cornerstone of this tour will be photographing bats in flight as they swoop down over a pond to drink water or into a flower to drink nectar. All high-speed flash equipment and infrared trigger systems will be provided, giving you the best opportunities to capture these creatures in action.

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Logistics

Fly in to Tucson International Airport (TAS), arriving Thursday May 3rd. Drive approximately 45 minutes south to Madera Canyon. We will be staying at a lodge in the heart of the canyon. As always, for those interested, we are happy to try to coordinate shares of rooms and rental cars.

From this location, we will spend four days, three nights photographing the flora and fauna of the region including hummingbirds and bats in flight using high-speed flash.

We will then return to the Tucson area where we will spend a full day shooting to at the famed Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum.

May 8th is departure day. Book your flight for the afternoon if possible in order to join us for an optional morning shoot.

Itinerary

Thursday, May 3rd

Travel day – Arrive Tucson International Airport – Short 45 minute drive down to Madera Canyon Check-in at Santa Rita Lodge

Friday, May 4th

Explore Madera Canyon, Photograph at bird blinds, high-speed flash hummingbird photography.
Night bat shoot at pond with high-speed flash

Saturday, May 5th

Explore Madera Canyon, Photograph at bird blinds, high-speed flash hummingbird photography.
Night bat shoot at pond with high-speed flash

Sunday, May 6th

Explore Madera Canyon, Photograph at different bird blind, high-speed flash hummingbird photography.
Late morning transfer back to Tucson, Explore Saguaro National Park for sunset.

Monday, May 7th

Full day shoot at Sonoran Desert Museum.

Tuesday, May 8th

Departure day optional AM shoot at Sweetwater Wetlands. Afternoon early evening departure.


Price
$2,450

Deposit
$500

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Payment schedule
  • -Deposit due with registration
  • -Balance due 3-15-18
  • -Cost includes 5 nights lodging
    and all instruction.
  • -Cost based on double occupancy
  • -Single supplement add $450.00
  • -Non-photographing Spouse add $500.00
Price does not include

Meals