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Photography Tours with Kathy Adams Clark

Kathy Adams Clark is an accomplished naturalist as well as a photographer, skilled in 35mm film and 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. She is Past-president of North American Nature Photography Association. See photos from previous trips at

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: June 3-14, 2017
  • Estimated Pricing: $7595 plus airfare
  • Highlights:

    • Expertise of local Icelandic guide, knowing the needs of bird photography groups.
    • Skaftafell National Park and Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. Internal flight included to the West fjords, providing you with more time to capture the beaches, waterfalls and the diverse birdlife of Iceland.
    • 11 days with accomplished photo tour leader Kathy Adams Clark & naturalist Gary Clark.
    • Tour limited to 12 fellow photographers.
  • Dates: July 26 - August 4, 2017
  • 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 12 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: October 1-12, 2017
  • Estimated Pricing: $4895 plus airfare
  • Extension to Barcelona October 12-16
  • Highlights:

    • Fall under the spell of Andalusia, Spain, followed by an optional extension to Barcelona.
    • Photograph the impressive architecture of Granada’s Alhambra, Seville’s Alcazar, Cordoba’s Mosque, and more.
    • Ronda, and the enchanting 'white-town route', villages strung together, draped along hillsides under their castles.
    • Photograph the beautiful patios, flowers, gardens, Roman and Moorish monuments, and bullrings.
    • Stay in the heart of each location, taking early morning and dusk photo walks with Kathy Adams Clark.
  • Dates: May 18-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: 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.