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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 www.kathyadamsclark.com. 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.


  • New Itinerary
  • Dates: March 5-14, 2021
  • Estimated Pricing: $4695 plus airfare
     
  • Highlights:
    • Guided by Professional Photo Leader Kathy Adams Clark and Naturalist Gary Clark.
    • Maximum of twelve participants.
    • Local cultural guide specializing in wildlife, birds, and photography.
    • Specially chosen birding lodges by Kathy & Gary in the Tenorio Volcano National Park and Maquenque National Wildlife 
    • Visit the less traveled northern Guanacaste Region of Costa Rica with a lovely resort and spa as your base.
    • Photograph from some of the best photo blinds in Sarapiqui. 

  • Dates: May 26-June 6, 2021
  • Estimated Pricing: $4795 plus airfare
     
  • Highlights:
    • Limited to twelve tour participants.
    • Travel with photo instructor, naturalist, and a local Romanian tour guide.
    • Architecture from Bucharest Palace of Parliament at sunset, and the old town neighborhoods of the city with winding cobblestone streets.
    • Unesco World Heritage Danube Delta, photograph the channels, lakes, forests, villages, and the diverse wildlife from boats and blinds for seven days.
    • The town of Tulcea houses an exhibition about the delta where you will start your exploration of the best-preserved delta. 
    • Photograph the traditional fishing houses in preserved villages in this amazing region, along with meeting the fishermen and families.
    • A donation will be made on your behalf to the Houston Audubon Society.
       

  • Dates: July 30 - August 8, 2021
  • Estimated Pricing: $3895 plus airfare
     
  • Highlights:
    • 9 days of photographing and instruction with accomplished photographer and tour leader Kathy Adams Clark, and local Irish guide.
    • Photograph Belfast, and the walled city of Londonderry/Derry, with its award-winning designed bridge at sunset.
    • The remote, romantic peninsula of Donegal with fishing villages, lighthouses and immense beaches.
    • World Heritage Site of the Giant’s Causeway with basalt formations, Carrick-a-Rede Island and rope bridge, and the Dark Hedges (HBO’s Game of Thrones) of the Antrim Coast. 
    • Tour limited to 12 participants for extra attention.
    • Enjoy traditional Irish musicians at the local pubs.
    • Relaxed and flexible itinerary to make the most of the photo opportunities that come our way.

  • Dates: September 28 - October 8, 2021
  • Pricing: $5895 plus airfare
     
  • Highlights:
    • Fall under the spell of Basque Country Spain and Beyond.
    • Start in San Sebastian photographing the immense Playa de la Concha and sunset from Monte Igueldo.
    • The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is an intriguing architectural building worthy of photographing along with the Old Town area of the city.
    • Photograph the beautiful beaches, land and seascapes of the Northern Spain Coast.
    • Picturesque villages with cobblestone streets, brightly colored buildings, markets and local villagers with amazing street photography.
    • A different view in the Picos de Europa National Park, with mountain landscapes and glacial lakes.
    • Stay in the heart of each location, taking early morning and dusk photo walks with Kathy Adams Clark.

  • Dates: October 9-19, 2021
  • See Link for updates, plus international airfare
     
  • Highlights:
    • Limited to 12 participants to optimize your photographic experience
    • Explore and photograph on foot in the historic city center of Naples, with its rich tapestry of history depicted in its architecture, ruins of Herculeum, and sunset photography of Mt. Vesuvius.
    • Accommodations with beautiful views from Sorrento and Amalfi. Photograph the islands on a day trip to Ischia and Procida.
    • Photograph in various hill towns along the Amalfi Coast such as Positano, Atrani, and Raito. Sunset photography at the Greek ruins of Paestrum.
    • Optional Sicily Extension with views of Mt. Etna, off the beaten path hill towns of the honey-gold baroque UNESCO world heritage site of Noto and charming hill town of Ragusa, and Ortigia the finest least spoiled old town of Siracusa, with its resonances of light, stone, and sea.

  • December 1-13, 2021
  • Victoria Fall Optional Extension: November 29
  • Pricing: $8295 plus international airfare
     
  • Highlights:
    • Intensive game viewing at Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta.
    • Only 5 participants per vehicle to ensure the optimum photographic experience.
    • Time to absorb and photograph the wonder of it all. Most safari operators rush from place to place. We take our time, watching and waiting for wildlife or just the right light.
    • Enjoy two evenings not far from Botswana on a pre-trip extension to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

  • Dates: February 1-9, 2022
  • Estimated Pricing: TBA plus airfare

  • Highlights:

    • Guided by a Costa Rican naturalist, Professional Photo Leader Kathy Adams Clark.
    • Photographic locations filled with hummingbirds, reptiles, and tropical blooms.
    • All meals included in land cost. Tour limited to twelve participants.
    • Visit the La Selva Biological Station and Eco Observatory in Sarapiqui.
    • Accommodations known for their bird feeders, hummingbirds, and gardens.
    • Savegre region, renown by birders around the world in search of the Resplendent Quetzal.

  • Dates: June 10-20, 2022
  • Pricing: $5095 plus airfare

  • Tour Highlights:

    • Nine days of photographing and instruction with accomplished photographer and tour leader Kathy Adams Clark.
    • Explore with your local guide, learning about the local culture, food, arts and crafts, historical architecture of the region, along with natural lakes and landscapes.
    • Hadrian’s Wall, a former defense fortification built by the Roman Empire.
    • Photograph dramatic seascapes of Northumberland National Park in Northeast England.
    • Travel to the cliff edge between the historic port of Whitby and the smugglers’ haunt of Robin Hood’s Bay.
    • Day trips in the Lake District photographing villages, various lakes, valleys and mountain peaks.
      UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
    • Relaxed and flexible itinerary to make the most of the photo opportunities that come your way.
    • There will be private vehicle for day trips planned around quieter and peaceful times with your local guide.
    • Tour limited to 12 participants for extra attention.

  • Dates: September 17-25, 2022
  • Pricing: $5495 plus airfare

     
  • Tour Highlights: A Photographic and Cultural Adventure:

    • Eight days with accomplished photographer and tour leader Kathy Adams Clark.
    • Tour limited to 11 passengers.
    • Experience the diverse landscape of Norway with fellow photographers.
    • Jagged mountains, grand vistas, colorful fjords, and soaring eagles.
    • The chance of experiencing the greatest show on earth, the Aurora Borealis aka Northern Lights.

  • Dates: October 8-19, 2022
  • Pricing: $5395 plus airfare

  • Tour Highlights: A Photographic and Cultural Adventure:

    • Fall under the spell of Andalusia, Spain.
    • 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.

  • To obtain detailed itineraries, call 607-756-8676 or visit the website.

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