Affordable Private Photo Tours

We offer 4 different private instructional photography workshops. $245 for 4 hours, one on one. Or $310 ($155 each) for two, you create the group. Park or zoo admission included.

Safari Park

Escondido, CA

Oct. 1 to Aug. 1

8 a.m. to noon

(Use of 800mm rig included)

San Diego Zoo

Year round

8 a.m. to noon

(800mm rig doesn't work at zoo)

Wild Pelicans and Ducks

Oct. 1 to April 1

7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

(Use of Canon 400mm f/5.6 or Nikon 300mm f/4 lens included)

Butterfly Jungle

2 weeks before Easter & 1 week after

7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

(Use of Canon or Nikon macro lenses and macro lighting included)

Tour Leaders


All tours are personally led by Steve and Elena.

For date availability, email your preferences to or call my cell at 858-761-1020.

To register with a credit card, use the PayPal buttons below. Additional days can be added in the PayPal Shopping Cart window. In the event of an emergency, you can reschedule your tour any available time during the next 12 months.

Our tours make great gifts! Tour dates can be scheduled later.


Private 4-HOUR Photo Workshop / Tour

For a longer tour, order multiple 4-hour increments
$245 per Photographer

Group 4-HOUR Photo Workshop / Tour

2-person minimum
You put the group together
$155 per Photographer

Additional Non-photographing Companion

Your spouse or friend can come along for
$50 per 4-Hour Tour

Optional Luxury Tour Transportation

If you prefer not to follow in your own vehicle,
I'll drive you to the photo spots in my Lexus SUV.
Does not include non-tour transportation such as airport shuttle.
$65 per day (2 people maximum)