Skip to main content

Travel

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: September 8-17, 2022
  • Estimated Pricing: $3895 plus airfare

  • Highlights:

    • Nine 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 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.

  • Dates: February 18-26, 2023
  • Estimated Pricing: $TBD plus airfare

  • Highlights:

    • Guided by a Costa Rican naturalist and 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 Sarapqui.
    • Accommodations known for their bird feeders, hummingbirds, and gardens.
    • Savegre region, renowned by birders around the world in search of the Resplendent Quetzal.

  • Dates: March 27 - April 2, 2023
  • Pricing: $3995 plus airfare

  • Highlights:

    • Personal mentoring and instruction from your photography leader, and your captain is an expert naturalist guide.
    • Three daily excursions of photographing whales and wildlife from your small group boat, maximum 6 participants.
    • Witness one of nature’s great events, humpback whales simultaneously launching out of the water, throat grooves bulging with herring.
    • Watch the seawater come alive as gulls & bald eagles frantically converge, plucking leftovers seemingly from their open mouths.
    • Included on the boat: wildlife booklets, binoculars, basic beverages and snacks, refrigerator available for your use to bring your personal packed lunch & drinks.
    • Accommodations in SINGLE ROOMS on the Sitka harbor, walking distance to downtown.
    • Two days you will travel to various places in the lovely seaside City of Sitka. Examples include: Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Sitka National Park with its totem poles, Alaska Raptor Center, and Fortress of the Bear.
    • Photograph sunsets from land and your personal boat during the tour. Perhaps even the northern lights if weather and sunspots cooperate.

  • Date: May 2023
  • Estimated Pricing: $TBD plus airfare

  • Highlights:

    • Local guides and professional Photo Leader Kathy Adams Clark.
    • Photographic locations filled with unique culture, landscape, and the traditions of Southern France.
    • Day trip to an authentic Camargue ranch, photographing the French cowboys and beautiful horses of the region.
    • Photograph the wildlife of the Ornithological Parc de Pont Gau.
    • Visit the famous villages of Arles, Avignon and the lesser known in the Luberon region.
    • Day trip to the lovely Cassis on the Southern Coast.
    • Tour limited to twelve participants.
    • Extend your stay with Kathy as she returns to Barcelona, Spain

  • Dates: May 31-June 11, 2023
  • 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 29 - August 4, 2023
  • Pricing: $4595 plus airfare

  • Highlights:

    • Personal mentoring and instruction from your photography leader, and your captain, an expert naturalist guide.
    • Three daily excursions of photographing whales and wildlife from your small group boat, maximum 6 participants.
    • Sail to St. Lazaria Island, the home of over 50,000 pairs of sea birds.
    • See the distinctive tufted puffins.
    • Catch a glimpse of bald eagles and peregrine falcons and marvel at beautiful volcanic scenery.
    • Observe loons, marbled murrelets, harlequin ducks, and, at lower tides, feeding surfbirds and black turnstones.
    • Included on the boat: wildlife booklets, basic beverages and snacks, refrigerator available for your use to bring your personal packed lunch & drinks. Spacious heated cabin, comfortable seats, restroom, large wrap-around windows, and expansive deck space.
    • Accommodations in SINGLE ROOMS (discount if sharing), walking distance to downtown.
    • Two days you will travel to various places in the lovely seaside City of Sitka. Examples include: Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Sitka National Park with its totem poles, Alaska Raptor Center, and Fortress of the Bear.
    • Photograph sunsets from land and your personal boat during the tour.

  • Harvest time – Oranges, Olives, Fish, and Islands
  • Dates: November 3-14, 2023
  • Estimated Pricing: $4595 plus airfare

  • Highlights:

    • Photo instruction as needed by your tour leader and getting to the right place at the right time with your guide
    • Early morning and blue hour photography walks
    • Photography from the historic sites of Acropolis, Epidaurus, and Olympia to shipwrecks on white sand beaches with turquoise waters glimmering
    • Tasting and photographing the local orange, lemon, and olive farmers during the harvests of the Peloponnese
    • Travel by ferry to the Island of Zakthynos with iconic seascapes and white cliffs, then walk across a wooden bridge to the picturesque Cameo Island
    • Stay in Gytheio, a warmly lit traditional fishing village of the Peloponnese, photograph the fisherman as they bring in their catch of the day
    • Mani peninsula, one of the best-preserved regions in Greece

  • 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.>

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

Close