Yosemite National Park

Experience Yosemite: Beginner or Advanced Photography Lesson

California, United States

From $575.00

Select Date and Travelers

Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Capture unforgettable images of Yosemite National Park with a 4-hour photography lesson for beginners or advanced photographers. Bring your camera and learn new techniques from an expert instructor, and watch the afternoon light transform the soaring cliffs, alpine rivers and high meadows of this remarkable landscape. Set up at a series of shooting locations that include iconic views and lesser-known sites as you follow in the footsteps of Ansel Adams, Carlton Watkins and Edward Weston in California’s most iconic national park.
  • 4-hour photo lesson in Yosemite National Park with a professional instructor
  • Shoot iconic and lesser-known Yosemite Valley or High Sierra locations
  • Soak up the astounding beauty of Yosemite while learning new techniques and sharpening your skills
  • Learn about famous artists who’ve shot here, including Ansel Adams, Carlton Watkins and Edward Weston
  • All skill levels welcome

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

With this tour, visit lesser-known sites favored by photographers like Olmsted Point and Tenaya Lake.

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Professional Photography Instructor
  • Custom Tour Location (you must contact us upon confirmation to discuss)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Camera equipment - customer must provide their own camera
  • Private transportation

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Yosemite National Park
    Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, California

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Please provide your hotel and contact information (phone number, email and accommodations) in the Special Requirements box at checkout. Hotel information so we may email you driving directions to the meeting location; pickup/drop-off is not included.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Items recommended to bring: camera, sturdy tripod, lenses, filters, extra memory cards, extra batteries, gloves, extra layer of clothing, jacket, sunscreen, hat, snacks and water
  • Please dress in athletic-wear
  • We are limited in guide availability this year due to Covid-19. Please understand if your reservation is not accepted because of this restriction.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
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Advanced Yosemite Adventure
Wes_N, Nov 2022
The time spent with my guide, Jay Sousa was very beneficial. Not only did Jay take me to some great photo places, he gave me a history of the various spots along with providing helpful photo techniques! Very enjoyable.
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Thank you for your kind review of our tour. We are happy that we provided you a valuable service on a photography tour in Yosemite National Park.
Great coach! Al provides tons of...
Denny R, Aug 2016
Great coach! Al provides tons of insight of Yosemite I have benefited from the later stay!