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Backcountry Journeys Photography Tours & Workshops offer you 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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Flagstaff, AZ
+1 928-478-1521
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our initial photography trip with Backcountry Journeys was the Great Smoky Mountains in Autumn (hiker), close enough to drive but to an area we had never visited on our own. My husband is an experienced photographer (Nikon) and enjoys hiking while I am a beginning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Judy_Ewart
Reviewed December 19, 2018

My recent experience with Backcountry Journeys was very positive so I decided to write a review which is uncharacteristic for me. Working through photos from Costa Rica bring back to me what a great experience it was. I found Backcountry Journeys in my search for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Woods B
Reviewed December 14, 2018

My husband and I traveled to the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica with Backcountry Journeys last week. The tree house lodging was exceptional, both the experience of being close to animals in the jungle and the opportunity to enjoy delicious food prepared by a local...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BetsyMig
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Signing up for this with Back Country Journeys was very easy. They provided great information about the trip in advance, so I knew how to prepare, what to bring, and what to expect. I chose to fly to Las Vegas and take the St. George...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

Early November I had the great joy of a Zion NP and Bryce Canyon Photography Workshop with Matt and Ben as guide instructors and 6 “students”. A great ratio. I have done other similar workshops but have not had the generous attention we had here....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephana B
Reviewed November 21, 2018

The work that goes into making these trips successful must be daunting. To gather everybody up before dawn, share a terrific breakfast and then set out for a morning shoot to capture the sunrise; prepare and serve a picnic lunch with more shooting afterwards; then...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trethewyt
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

This was a phenomenal experience! Russ and Russel were super friendly and have great advice to this beginner photographer. They took care of every detail from food, lodging, transportation, and planning site visits so we could focus on having fun and getting great shots. They...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Abigail P
Reviewed November 15, 2018

First of all, we would like to thank Russ and Crystal for all their help & perseverance with sorting out my accommodation. Greatly appreciated. To Matt and Ben, many thanks for all your great tuition that you gave our group during our recent trip. Your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed November 14, 2018

I've traveled twice with this company in 2018. I went to Costa Rica and to the Arctic with them. Their trips are well organized, photography opportunities are fantastic, and technical photography advice is available. I will enjoy many happy hours pouring over my photos from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wickedrunner
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This is the second trip I have taken with Backcountry Journeys and it was the second outstanding experience. Great guides who really know photography and were to get the best photos. There was a pretty wide range of skill in our group of six and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Don P | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on which trip you go on and what you want to focus on (pun intended), wildlife or landscape. I went to Katmai to photograph the brown bears fishing at Brooks Falls and in the river. For the classic bears... More
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Response from Daniel S | Reviewed this property |
My trip which was within a month timing had higher elevations still with snow and some of the passes closed. That being said it's the first time bears are coming out of hibernation and with new cubs and a significantly lower... More