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Larry Ditto Nature Photography
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro, New Mexico
November 29 – December 1, 2016
Photograph wildlife like sandhill cranes, snow geese, Canada geese, ducks, roadrunner, coyotes , hawks and more at the famous Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico. We leave Socorro each morning before sunrise, drive 18 miles to the refuge to catch the sunrise and roosting geese and cranes. Then we will work along the auto tour route corn fields and marshes until mid-morning. Before noon, we will return to town for the mid-day hours to download, eat lunch and review the morning’s shoot. By mid-afternoon, we will return to the refuge for bird photography and beautiful sunsets.
Capacity: 6 photographers (minimum 4) Rates: $200 deposit at registration with the balance due by September 15. Daily rates are $225/day/photographer. Each photographer provides his/her own transportation, lodging, meals, refuge and entry fees, etc.
contact me at: email@example.com
or call me at 956-330-2114
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Rockport, Texas
February 7-9, 2017 (Tuesday – Thursday)
Contact me to register at:firstname.lastname@example.org or 956-330-2114
Big Bend National Park
March 29-31, 2017 (Wed-Fri)
Capacity: 6 photographers
Rate: $225/photographer/day. The fee is slightly higher than normal because the National Park Service requires me to purchase insurance and a Special Use Permit to guide photographers in the park.
We will stay in the Study Butte, Texas by the west entrance to the park. Make reservations as soon as possible as rooms fill up quickly in the spring. A park restaurant is available in the heart of the park and in Study Butte. **Contact me ASAP and I’ll give you a motel recommendation where most of the group is staying.
Everyone is responsible for his/her room, meals, transportation and entrance fee (around $10-15 for the week).
This one is filling fast! We will work primarily on landscapes and stars plus whatever wildlife should come our way.
Transition Ranch Trophy Shoot – April 11-14 (Tues PM – Fri AM) FULL
We will be going after golden-cheeked warbler, black-capped vireo and various migrant songbirds including blue grosbeak, painted bunting, varied bunting and Scott’s oriole .
Each morning, we will hike into the birds’ habitat, then spend the afternoon at photo blinds.
Arrive at ranch by 2 PM for Tuesday afternoon shoot and depart Friday morning by 11 AM after morning shoot.
Cost: $1425 total includes ranch and blind access, room, meals, and my assistance for 3 days of photography. **Deposit is $200.
Participants: Limited to 3 photographers. I will send more specifics before the trip including directions to the ranch.
Swimming pool, hot tub, home cooked meals, and internet are part of the package. Photographers are responsible for their own transportation. Ranch is 42 miles west of Uvalde, Texas (about 90 minutes from the San Antonio airport). I will send specific directions a few weeks before the shoot.