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NANPA Regional Event--Yellowstone National Park

October 7-9, 2016

Join D. Robert Franz, Richard Day, and Sean Fitzgerald on an up-close-and-personal glimpse of Yellowstone National Park. With over 2,219,789 acres of sprawling wilderness to explore, Yellowstone stands as one of North America’s great assets. The park’s vast network of trails provide access to legendary wildlife including grizzly and black bears, gray wolves, buffalo, elk, pronghorn antelope, trumpeter swans eagles and much more. Participants will experience majestic views of the Grand Canyon from Artist Point, the eruption of Old Faithful from the Upper Geyser Basin area and dramatic landscapes at the Madison Junction.

This tour is designed for amateurs and professionals who are interested in improving their photography skills and receiving valuable coaching. Participants will be divided into two groups to ensure top shooting locations in the area. This tour is limited to 28 participants to give time with each instructor and to retain flexibility based on weather and the best opportunities. Focus areas of photography include: Landscape, Wildflowers, Birds & Wildlife, Travel, Macro & Infrared.

Just the Facts –

Date: October 7 – 9 (Check-in October 6 @ 6:00 p.m.)

Cost: $395 NANPA member, $595 non-members (Sunday Brunch included)

Location: Yellowstone National Park (Yellowstone), MT

Last date to register: September 30, 2016

Maximum number attendees: 28

Register here

Individual Backyard Bird Photography at the Daybreak Sanctuary -
Spring and early Summer

Baltimore Oriole at Daybreak Sanctuary

We offer exclusive bird photography opportunities for 1-4 people. We will provide blinds and you can photograph orioles, bluebirds, catbirds, cardinals, indigo buntings, goldfinches, and other backyard birds in our flower gardens or at feeders. We will customize your photo adventure, and we offer day rates with or without photo instruction. Contact us to book your date.

Camera Club Special/Photographers group -
Butterfly & Dragonfly Photography Field Trips at the Daybreak Sanctuary

Butterfly Photographers at Daybreak Sanctuary
Each July and August we offer camera clubs a special photo package where participants have the opportunity to photograph butterflies and dragonflies all day at our Sanctuary. These field trips are timed when the most butterflies and dragonflies fly - approximately 30 species can be photographed in one day. Participants can photograph anywhere on our Sanctuary - butterflies in our extensive gardens and prairie or dragonflies at 2 different wetlands. Richard begins the day with a short overview on how to photograph butterflies, dragonflies, and flowers. He and Susan are available during the day to help and to answer questions on photography, species ID and gardening or habitat questions. Limited to 15 participants. Minimum 8. Now booking dates for 2014 - these popular field trips book early! Contact us for more info and to reserve your date.


Our celebrated back yardDaybreak Imagery offers programs and workshops for conferences, festivals, and events on a variety of topics including:

We also offer photography programs and workshops:

Please contact us for information on these programs for your club, organization, or conference.

For those wanting personalized one-on-one photography or backyard habitat instruction, please contact us. We'll be happy to customize a workshop or shoot to suit your needs with personal photo instruction, use of our photo blinds, and private tours of our sanctuary.