Nome & the Seward Peninsula Bird Photography Workshop
Nome and the surrounding Seward Peninsula is rich in bird life during the summer months. Birds come from all over the world to mate and raise their young on the open tundra. Bar-tailed Godwits come from New Zealand, Pacific Golden Plovers, Wandering Tattlers, Ruddy Turnstones and other birds come from Hawaii and the South Pacific, and Northern Wheatears come all the way from Africa. Then there are the rare birds that cross the Baring and Chukchi Seas, such as Bluethroat and Easter Yellow Wagtail. Toss in a varied selection of ducks, loons, terns, shorebirds and other songbirds and all of a sudden it just becomes a bird photographers paradise. Five and a half days of bird photogrpahy, five morning shooting sessions and 6 envening shooting sessions. Day 1 June 9th Arrive in Nome, Orientation, and evening shooting session. Days 2 through 6 morning and evening photography sessions, Day 7 June 15th departures. This is a fvie and a half days of photography workshop; there are 21 hours of light to shoot in, so the challenge isn’t what to shoot, it’s when to sleep. This workshop is limited to 3 workshop participants. More images from this workshop can be found above in the Workshop Galleries folder. (Minimum 2 participants).
June 9th - 15th, 2019 $2,500
Day 1: Arrive in Nome and short oreintation, afternoon and evning photo session
Days 2 through 6: Morning and afternoon/evening photography sessions
Day 7: Departures
Reserve your spot in the workshop with a $500 deposit. Lodging and meals, during the workshop, are not included in the workshop fee. The typical workshop day has a early morning and late afternoon/evening shooting session with a mid-day break. After we receive your registration we'll send you a detailed information packet about your workshop, including what to bring, more specific details on the workshop structure, hotel rendezvous information, etc. We recommend you purchase travel insurance and will provide you with contact information. Please check out the Terms & Conditions for workshop cancellation found in the footer section below..