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Great Lakes Photo Tours
Experience a Nature Photography Ecotour
Explore inspiring and scenic Great Lakes natural locations and natural eco-systems. Capture stunning images…with your own camera right from the start! 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 and operation
Enjoy expert group field instruction
July 11, 2014. Experience the natural beauty of the world largest freshwater sand dunes. Capture images of wildflowers, wildlife and sweeping vistas along Lake Michigan's majestic shores.
Wildtype Native Nursery Eco-Photo Excursion
August 23, 2014. Photographers won’t want to miss this unusual location to photograph an incredible selection of native flowers and plants...and wildlife, frogs and butterflies.
Blandford Nature Center
September 27, 2014. Explore acres of nature and wildlife reflecting various ecosystems, from mature forests and meadows to wetlands and streams near Grand Rapids, MI.
October 2 - 5, 2014. Explore Lake Superior, the greatest of the Great Lakes, in the spectacular Autumn tour. Capture waterfalls, dunes, inland lakes and colorful forests.
October 10 & 11, 2014. Explore Sleeping Bear Dunes and historic Leelanau Peninsula. Capture sweeping dunes, forests, ponds and historic buildings in brilliant Autumn color.
October 10, 2014. Capture the warm autumn dunes in all their glory from high sand dune lookouts to picturesque forests in Michigan's National Park.
October 11, 2014. Experience the bountiful harvest time for photographers in a one-day excursion to through beautiful Leelanau County. Shoot historic farmsteads, barns and stunning scenery.
Shiawassee Arts Center
October 19, 2014. Explore beautiful park setting of gardens that include wildflowers and wildlife - eye candy for the nature photographer in Owosso, Michigan.
For-Mar Nature Preserve
October 24, 2014. Enjoy the state's finest collection of rare trees and carefully preserved Michigan flora and fauna in this one-day excursion.
Hemlock Crossing Park
October 29, 2014. Explore 239 acres of woods and wetlands along the Pigeon River. Enjoy wildlife, wildflowers and an old pine plantation.