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Great Lakes Photo Tours
Join naturalist photographer, Mark S. Carlson, and digital photography expert, Bob Grzesiak on an eco-photo tour or excursion to inspiring Great Lakes locations. Explore the great outdoors as you learn fundamental photography skills and master your camera’s features and controls. All photographers and camera types welcome.
Blanford Nature Center Eco-Photo Excursion
Sat, Sep 27 10:00am
Blanford Nature Center
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Autumn's Hiawatha Eco-Photo Tour
Thu, Oct 2 3:00pm
Munising, MI
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Autumn Dunes Eco-Photo Excursion
Fri, Oct 10 9:00am
The Homestead-GlenArbor,MI
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Leelanau Gold Eco-Photo Weekend
Fri, Oct 10 9:00am
The Homestead-GlenArbor,MI
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Autumn Pastoral Peninsula Eco-Photo Excursion
Sat, Oct 11 9:00am
The Homestead-GlenArbor,MI
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Shiawassee Arts Center Eco-Photo Excursion
Sun, Oct 19 10:00am
Shiawassee Arts Center
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For-Mar Eco-Photo Excursion
Fri, Oct 24 10:00am
For-Mar Nature Preserve
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Hemlock Crossing Park Eco-Photo Excursion
Sat, Oct 25 10:00am
Hemlock Crossing Park
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Take advantage of over 50 years of combined nature photography experience with naturalist photographer, Mark S. Carlson and digital photography expert, Bob Grzesiak. We teach you how to capture fabulous nature photographs that need little to no photo editing after the day's shoot. See why our motto states, "Capture images in the field, not in the shop!"

• Learn fundamental photography skills
• Learn camera features and operation...with your own camera
• Experience unique habitats and delicate eco-systems
• Enjoy expert instruction in a small group while photographing outdoors (with minimal classroom instruction)
• All photographers (and camera types) welcome regardless of skill or experience

Great Lakes Photo Tours offers multi-day eco-photo tours and one-day eco-photo excursions to spectacular locations across the Great Lakes, each with a unique a habitat and delicate eco-system. Enjoy special savings on back-to-back eco-photo excursions called Eco-Photo Weekends.


Eco-photo tour participants explore dunes, waterfalls, trails, rocky or sandy shoreline, deep woods, bogs, ponds, wildlife and wildflowers while capturing images of nature in scenic locations.


· Bruce Peninsula

· Central Michigan

· Drummond Island

· Great Smoky Mountains

· Leelanau Peninsula

· Upper Peninsula

· Michigan's East Coast

· Northwest Michigan

· Nature Centers, Sanctuaries and Conservancies across Michigan

Also available, custom tours and excursions designed just for you. Contact us today for more details at 517-230-1655. All photographers and camera types welcome.