A Photographic
Opportunity
Like No Other

Join A Conservation Photography Workshop

Conservation photography is the process of making images that can affect positive change, and then using them to help make it happen.”
-Paul S. Hamilton, Conservation Photographer, Group Leader

Want to put your photography skills and desire for travel to use for conservation? We are seeking photographers for our conservation photography workshops to travel to wild and scenic locales that are in urgent need of global attention, and you can help visually share the stories of places, plants and animals that might perish without your efforts.

Our photography workshops are unlike any other in the world.

Unlike typical photo tours and workshops, we provide instruction in how to take photographs that are used for saving species. You can use the images you take in the wilds of Ecuador or Vietnam to help protect those same areas, and the species within them.

Visit breathtaking places, stay in surprising comfort, and receive on-the-ground instruction and training to affect positive change in environmental protection.You will be able to use the images you take in the wilds of Ecuador, Vietnam, or Arizona to help save those same areas, and the species within them.

A focus on macro “life overlooked”.

Been on a African safari photo tour? Cool. Spent time on the edges of ponds and rivers shooting waterfowl? That great–so have we! But as you may know, there are hundreds of tour and workshop companies focusing on birds and mammals. Only a handful of us focus on reptiles, amphibians, insects, and spiders. With our workshops starting in 2007, we were one of the very first organizations to do so.

But those smaller critters require different methods, gear, mindset, and qualified animal handlers to get the best macro photography results. We’ll teach you methods that are unique to the critters we work on, all at your pace.

There is simply no other opportunity like this in the world. Please join us!

Our ratio of participants to instructors is 1/4, and a maximum total on any trip of 12 participants. (Try to find that elsewhere!)

Explore Upcoming Expeditions

Vietnam Snake

Vietnam

June 30-July 8, 2018

Here’s What Makes Us Different

Once we finish the expedition, we’re not done. Each participant will have the opportunity to provide some of their best shots towards conservation projects, which may include:

  • A photographic record of the biodiversity of the area
  • An online exposé featuring your most beautiful images
  • A gallery or other public display
  • A photo book featuring your images
  • A short-feature documentary on the site and its inhabitants

If you chose for your images to be used for conservation projects, you will be credited to each endeavor – it’s not only a great way to give something back, it’s a great way to build your profile and professional network.

conservation photographers

Lead Photographer

For the last 20 years, Paul S. Hamilton, PhD has been snapping pics of some of the most unusual creatures on Earth around the world. His photographs have been featured in hundreds of print and online outlets, including several National Geographic publications, and everything from Geo International to the Mumbai Mirror. His prints are hanging in the homes of over 100 clients. He takes a relaxed and fun approach to workshops and will help you get the best shots possible. Find about more about Paul and his body of work at BiodiversityPhotography.org.

Privacy and Refund Policy

Privacy Policy

TBG respects and protects your privacy. TBG will never sell or rent your personal information to other individuals or companies. When you make a donation, your name will be included in TBG newsletters and other publications. If you do not wish to share your name, or you choose to make your donation anonymously, TBG will not publish your name.

When you create an account with TBG you will receive an acknowledgment of your donation for your records, and occasional email and postal delivery updates. If you do not wish to hear from us, simply press unsubscribe at the bottom of emails, or contact us to stop receiving postal deliveries.

 

Refund Policy

If you have made an error in making your donation or change your mind about contributing to TBG, we will honor your request for a refund made within 5 business days of your donation. To request a refund, call 520 647-1434 (US). Refunds are returned using the original method of payment, except cash donations will be returned via check. If you made your donation by credit card, your refund will be credited to that same credit card.

Refunds for any products may be made within 15 days of receipt of item(s), upon item return. Call 520 647-1434 for arrangements.

Refunds policies for activities such as workshops and internships are given on the application pages for those activities.

Privacy and Refund Policy

Privacy Policy

TBG respects and protects your privacy. TBG will never sell or rent your personal information to other individuals or companies. When you make a donation, your name will be included in TBG newsletters and other publications. If you do not wish to share your name, or you choose to make your donation anonymously, TBG will not publish your name.

When you create an account with TBG you will receive an acknowledgment of your donation for your records, and occasional email and postal delivery updates. If you do not wish to hear from us, simply press unsubscribe at the bottom of emails, or contact us to stop receiving postal deliveries.

 

Refund Policy

If you have made an error in making your donation or change your mind about contributing to TBG, we will honor your request for a refund made within 5 business days of your donation. To request a refund, call 520 647-1434 (US). Refunds are returned using the original method of payment, except cash donations will be returned via check. If you made your donation by credit card, your refund will be credited to that same credit card.

Refunds for any products may be made within 15 days of receipt of item(s), upon item return. Call 520 647-1434 for arrangements.

Refunds policies for activities such as workshops and internships are given on the application pages for those activities.

Privacy and Refund Policy

Privacy Policy

TBG respects and protects your privacy. TBG will never sell or rent your personal information to other individuals or companies. When you make a donation, your name will be included in TBG newsletters and other publications. If you do not wish to share your name, or you choose to make your donation anonymously, TBG will not publish your name.

When you create an account with TBG you will receive an acknowledgment of your donation for your records, and occasional email and postal delivery updates. If you do not wish to hear from us, simply press unsubscribe at the bottom of emails, or contact us to stop receiving postal deliveries.

 

Refund Policy

If you have made an error in making your donation or change your mind about contributing to TBG, we will honor your request for a refund made within 5 business days of your donation. To request a refund, call 520 647-1434 (US). Refunds are returned using the original method of payment, except cash donations will be returned via check. If you made your donation by credit card, your refund will be credited to that same credit card.

Refunds for any products may be made within 15 days of receipt of item(s), upon item return. Call 520 647-1434 for arrangements.

Refunds policies for activities such as workshops and internships are given on the application pages for those activities.

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