Great Lakes Photo Tours
Experience a Nature Photography Ecotour
Explore inspiring and scenic Great Lakes natural locations. Capture stunning nature images…with your own camera! Take advantage of over 50+ years of combined nature photography experience with naturalist photographer, Mark S. Carlson, and digital photography expert, Bob Gzresiak. All photographers are welcome regardless of skill.
Learn fundamental photography skills
Learn your camera’s features
Enjoy expert group instruction while in the field
Experience the adventure with other photo enthusiasts
May 8 & 9, 2015. Experience springtime blooms at Sleeping Bear Dunes and the historic Leelanau Peninsula. Capture delicate and colorful flowers images with your own camera.
May 8, 2015. Capture colorful images of Sleeping Bear Dunes ephemerals as they come to life in spring. Shoot locations vary from dunes, woodland areas and lakeshore.
Spring Pastoral Peninsula
May 9, 2015. Explore historic Leelanau Peninsula during spring. Capture springtime images of historic structures, barns, farmsteads and cherry orchards surrounded by beautiful blooms.
Featured Spring Eco-Photo Tours
Elvyn Lea Woods & Jordan River Valley
May 14 - 17, 2015
BOYNE CITY, MI.
Enjoy some of the most enchanted areas in the state of Michigan. Begin your tour at Elvyn Lea Woods, a 44-acre sanctuary of mature private hardwoods and a carpeted forest floor with ferns and wildflowers.
Travel to the Jordan River Valley for breathtaking scenic overlooks, rivers and exceptional spring wildflowers.
Enjoy lodging at the charming Elvyn Lea Lodge that specializes in groups with a purpose.
Wonders of Walloon
June 6 & 7, 2015
The Walloon Lake Trust and Conservancy of Petoskey, Michigan has successfully preserved nearly 2,000 acres of natural habitat surrounding nearby Walloon Lake and its watershed.
Great Lakes Photo Tours is proud to assist in the organization’s efforts in raising awareness and appreciation for their biologically diverse properties by offering this exciting weekend of nature photography education.