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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.


  • Dates: May 17-31, 2024
  • Estimated Pricing: $10,995 plus airfare

  • Tour Highlights ~ A Photographic and Cultural Adventure:

    • Two evenings in Arusha providing everyone with a portion of the day to rest and photographic opportunities.
    • Intensive game viewing at Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, and Tarangire National Parks.
    • Only 4 or 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 operators rush from place to place. We take our time, watching and waiting for wildlife or just the right light.
    • Lodging consists of luxury tented camps and lodges, chosen for your photographic opportunities, and migration.

  • Dates: July 6-16, 2024
  • Pricing: $7595 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.
    • Maximum 12 participants, ensuring 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, and local cultural wildlife guides.
    • A donation is made to the Houston Audubon Society for each participant.>

  • Dates: September 11-21, 2024
  • Pricing: $5995 plus airfare

  • Tour Highlights:

    • Limited to 12 participants to optimize your photographic experience with photo leader Kathy Adams Clark.
    • Explore and photograph on foot in the historic city center of Trani, Matera and Lecce. --amazing cities with their own unique architecture.
    • Photograph along the sea at Polignano, Ostuni, Otranto and Gallipoli.
    • Truli villages of Alberobello, Locortondo and Martina Franca.
    • Photograph the ghost town of Craco and the mountain village of Castelmezzano with a mountainside backdrop.
    • Enjoy local wines, cheese, and olive oil with a local Pulgia guide, teaching you about the region and culture.

  • Dates: October 9-14, 2024
  • Estimated Pricing: TBD plus airfare

  • Highlights:

    • Fantastic bird photography throughout the North & South Island
    • Hike through Mount Cook National Park and enjoy the spectacular views of the expansive glaciers in Hooker Valley
    • Capture the spirit of the captivating Moeraki Boulders
    • Magnificent Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park
    • Photograph a high country sheep station, a part of New Zealand’s economy and culture
    • Relax and photograph in a stunning location at Arthur’s Pass
    • Newly added to the itinerary, Punakaiki Rocks, or Pancake Rocks, in Paparoa National Park.
    • Victorian architecture of Dunedin & Christchurch provide wonderful settings for night photography

  • Dates: November 7-16, 2024
  • Pricing: $6995 plus airfare

  • Highlights:

    • Guided by Professional Photo Leader Kathy Adams Clark.
    • Maximum of twelve participants.
    • Specially chosen birding lodges by Kathy in the Tenorio Volcano National Park and Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge, with group excursions for bird and night photography.
    • Photograph from some of the best locations close to the Arenal Volcano.
    • Visit the less traveled northern Guanacaste Region of Costa Rica with a lovely resort and spa as your base.

  • Dates: April 1-12, 2025
  • Pricing: TBD plus airfare

  • Highlights:

    • 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 bull rings.
    • Stay in the heart of each location, taking early morning and dusk photo walks with Kathy Adams Clark.

  • To obtain detailed itineraries, call 607-423-2525 or visit the website.

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