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Midwest Photography workshops is proud to offer a variety of unique photo safari trips in our 300 course series. These photographic excursions are designed for photographers of all skill levels, novice through advanced. Our instructors will take you to beautiful locations and provide you with world class instruction. Come with us to explore the United States, Europe and Canada; see natural beauty that will take your breath away. These trips are very well suited to Artists and Painters looking to work from photographs they have taken.
Our goal is to put the world in front of your lens and give you photographic opportunities of a lifetime.

Upcoming Photo Safari Trips


August 2022
  • Beaver Island Landscape and Milky Way Photo Safari

  • August 12, 26, 27, 28, September 16 , 2022
  • $1500.00
  •      Join us for this five-evening - three-day photo safari to travel to Beaver Island (just off the coast of Charlevoix Michigan). The first evening (August 12 at 6:00PM) is a three-hour orientation at the MPW Wildbrook Campus to provide information about what equipment to bring, dark sky shooting etiquette and the techniques of using computer and cell phone apps to plan your shoot by knowing where in the sky the milky way will be and when there will be no light pollution from the moon. We will also provide the recipe of camera settings of shutter speeds, f/stops, ISO and lens selection to maximize your shoot. A light meal (bar-B-Que) is provided during both the orientation meeting and the follow up processing meeting a few weeks after our return.


October 2022
  • Waterfalls and Lighthouses UP Michigan Fall Color

  • October 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 , 2022
  • $1250
  • This photo safari will provide a wonderful photography experience; shooting waterfalls and lighthouses in Michigan's scenic Upper Peninsula. We will travel from Newberry to Ontenogan and all the great spots in between. Learn landscape composition techniques, Panorama Techniques and long exposure techniques to add blur moving water (ten Stop Neutral Density Filters). Photograph majestic lighthouses with tilt/shift lenses to minimize distortion (Nikon, Canon and Sony only). The Pictured Rocks National Seashore (Munising) are spectacular at any time of year, but truly exceptional during the fall color season. Join us for a real portfolio builder and educational week. We will also visit arguably the most beautiful waterfalls in all of Michigan; Bond Falls. We will spend one day in Porcupine State Park (Lake of the Clouds and on the way back home stop off at Fayette State Park; the site of an early coke oven and Bessimer Steel making mill.  Upon receipt of your deposit, we will email each student a very detailed syllabus and technical handout with addresses and phone numbers to make your room reservations so sign up early and often.



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