Capture great photos of Oahu and sharpen your photography skills on a photo tour that is suitable for all levels. Bring your smart phone or DSLR and learn pro tips and techniques as your guide takes you to a variety of locations such as Ko'olau Mountains, lush rainforest, North Shore surfing beaches and sacred Hawaiian cultural sites. Enjoy learning about Hawaii's history, culture and geology on this full day visual road trip arount the island as you travel with a small group limited to seven people, ensuring personalized attention from your guide.
After early morning pickup at your Waikiki hotel, get comfortable in a spacious air-conditioned van as you travel around the island of Oahu with your professional photographer-guide.
Your guide provides tripods and shares photography techniques and visual exercises at each stop. Learn the finer points of working with light, framing, shutter speed, focal points and other important topics to improve your skills and make stunning photographs.
Some participants shoot with high-end cameras, while others use smartphones or other mobile devices. No matter what level of experience you have with photographic equipment, you can learn new skills and put them into practice at the gorgeous locations you visit on Oahu.
Destinations vary depending on the day and time of year. Possibilities includes long stretches of white-sand beaches or lava-formed landscapes on the eastern coast; internationally renowned surf beaches like Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach or Pipeline; waterfalls in the Nu'uanu Valley, sacred heiaus (Hawaiian temple) or a lush botanical garden. You might even get to see Hawaiian monk seals or green sea turtles.
Throughout the day, learn about Hawaii’s history, wildlife and geography from your knowledgable guide, who stops at a great local restaurant on the North Shore where you can purchase your lunch and take a well-deserved rest.
At the end of your 8.5-hour tour, say farewell to your guide and fellow photographers when you are returned to your hotel.