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Photography Tours with Kathy Adams Clark

Kathy Adams Clark is an accomplished naturalist as well as a photographer. She is skilled in all makes of digital cameras. Kathy's work has been published in a variety of national and regional publications including National Geographic Books, The New York Times, and Sierra. Kathy teaches over 50 photography workshops and classes each year. See photos from previous trips at A lifelong naturalist, Gary Clark has studied wildlife throughout the world. He is an award-winning professional writer and has authored several books which include photographs from his wife, Kathy. To find out more about our tour leaders, please visit their biography on the Strabo website.

Note: Houston Audubon will receive a donation from Strabo Tours for these trips if you let them know you are signing up through Houston Audubon.

  • Dates: March 8-17, 2018
  • Estimated Pricing: $3995 plus airfare
  • Highlights:

    • Travel with an Ecuadorian naturalist/birder, Naturalist Gary Clark, and Photo Leader, Kathy Adams Clark.
    • Visit Mindo Valley, tropical lowlands, and high Andes for a chance to see a wide array of hummingbirds, tropical birds, and the majestic Andean Condors.
    • Accommodations at Septimo Paraiso, a well-known destination for their onsite hummingbird feeders and on-site bird photography.
    • Two nights in the Papallacta area, the eastern slope of the Andes, offering some of the most exciting birding in the country.
    • Visits to the Antisana, Yanacocha, and Alambi Nature Reserves, photograph their wealth of diversity.
  • Dates: May 19-June 1, 2018
  • Estimated Pricing: $8795 plus airfare
  • Highlights:

    • Intensive game viewing at Serengeti National Park.
    • Only 5 participants per vehicle (7 passenger stretch Land Cruisers) and limited to 12 participants, to ensure the optimum photographic experience.
    • Time to absorb and photograph the wonder of it all. Most safari operator’s rush from place to place, we take our time, watching and waiting for wildlife or just the right light.
    • Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, and Tarangire National Parks.
    • La Paz Waterfall Gardens, a photographer’s playground filled with hummingbirds, reptiles, and tropical blooms.
  • Dates: July 22 - August 1, 2018
  • Mato Grosso Do Sul Extension August 4-8, 2017
  • Estimated Pricing: $7195 plus airfare
  • Highlights:

    • Intensive viewing and photography – Up Close And Personal – Jaguars, Giant Otters, Caiman, Macaws, Tapirs, Storks, and a wide variety of exotic birds and other wildlife.
    • Limited to 10 participants, to ensure the optimum photographic experience
    • Time to absorb and photograph the wonder of it all. Early morning and late afternoon photo shoots to take advantage of the best light, watching and waiting for wildlife in just the right setting.
    • Comfortable en-suite accommodations with air conditioned cabins, close to the wildlife.
    • Expertise of photographic tour leader Kathy Adams Clark, naturalist guide Gary Clark, and local cultural wildlife guides.
  • Dates: September 30-October 11, 2018
  • Estimated Pricing: $3895 plus airfare
  • Highlights:

    • Limited to twelve tour participants.
    • Travel with photography instructor and a local Romanian tour guide.
    • Photograph the fall color of the Carpathian Mountain landscape and villages.
    • Bucovina self-sustaining farms, local farmers, and traditional art & craft workers provide excellent opportunity for portrait photography.
    • Diverse architecture from Bucharest Palace of Parliament, Unesco World Heritage fortified churches of Transylvania, and medieval citadel of Sighisoara.
    • Discover the warmth and charm of Maramures with its wooden churches and preserved villages.
  • Dates: October 19-30, 2018
  • Estimated Pricing: $6695 plus international airfare
  • Highlights:

    • Land cost includes Bhutanese Travel Visa and estimated Business Class round trip airfare Bangkok/Paro.
    • Tentative dates and pricing until 2018 Festival Schedule is announced.
    • Glimpse the traditions and customs disappearing from the rest of the Himalayan world.
    • Full-day hike to Taktsang Dzong, more commonly known as the Tiger’s Nest.
    • Photographing amidst the ancient Buddhist Monasteries and Temples.
    • Trongsa Region: view the Black-Necked Crane as they settle in to their residence.
    • Bumthang Region: unique candlelit prayers at a private monastery.
    • Twelve days with acclaimed tour guide and professional photographer Kathy Adams Clark.