Booking with Private Photo Tours is the best way to travel as a photographer.

You keep the all things that we like from group tours, but none of the things we don’t like.

With Private Photo Tours, you have complete control over where you go, when you go there, and how long you stay.

With Private Photo Tours, I create Personalized Photography Experiences, made specifically for you. Each journey is unique, and designed to fulfill your needs and wants in photography travel.

Benefits of Private Photo Tours

  Your dates, your needs, your pace
  No sharing, no waiting, no group decisions
  From budget to luxury travel options
  Individualized instruction

When you book a photography trip with Private Photo Tours, you get a custom designed travel plan that will take you exactly where and when you want to go. You may never travel with a group ever again!

Check out the feature story in Passport Magazine!

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At Private Photo Tours, I am able to create Personalized Photography Experiences throughout Asia, Europe and The Americas. If there’s some place you’ve always wanted to travel to, but don’t have the time to plan it all out, then let me help you. I’ll handle all the details for you — all you need to do is get ready for a wonderful travel experience, along with some great photographs.

For more information, or to get started on a customized trip, visit the Private Photo Tours website.

Destinations you can consider….


Happiness is a Place

Bhutan is one of those countries that very few people could pick out on a map, let alone claim they’ve been there.

With strict limits on how many people can cross its borders, it’s easy to imagine how magical this small Himalayan nation can be.

Come explore this fascinating country before everyone else does.


World's Best Temples!

It’s hard to beat the temples of Angkor Archeological Park. At over 400² km, it’s the largest religious monument in the world.

The park is often overwhelmed with tourists, but we have the inside track on seeing the park at the best time, in the best light, with the fewest people around. Put on your explorer hat, and come see Angkor the best possible way, in a private tour.


The Middle Kingdom

Most people I’ve met have a limited understanding about China. Their belief is that the entire country is the same from border to border.

But that couldn’t be further from the truth. China is an incredibly diverse country, in terms of culture, topography, language, religion, and food.

You owe it to yourself to explore at least a little bit of it.

Indonesian Papua

The Island Time Forgot

When people think of Indonesia, thoughts usually turn to the beaches of Bali, or the volcanoes of Java. And the eastern province of Papua is forgotten.

But with its Dani and Lani people, trying hard to maintain their traditional agrarian lifestyle, Indonesian Papua should be on everyone’s travel list.


Modern & Traditional

Japan is a country steeped in tradition that’s as old as recorded time.

Although the country is one of the most modern in the world, it’s also one of the most traditional. It’s a fascinating mix of contrasts that any photographer would enjoy.

Japan is a must-see destination for every photographer.

Sri Lanka

Indian Ocean Gem

Sri Lanka has emerged from decades of conflict to become one of the most popular places in Asia for photographers to visit.

With its booming capital city of Colombo, and the gorgeous tea plantations of its mountainous interior regions, this island nation is a treasure trove of photographic opportunities.

It’s a destination most photographers will love to visit.


Untamed Eastern Africa

Tanzania has some of the most spectacular parkland in Africa. It’s home to the highest point on the continent, and the longest freshwater lake, and has a coastline with white sand beaches.

You can watch huge migrations, climb dormant volcanos and live with traditional tribes all in the same week. Tanzania provides the most authentic safari experience in eastern Africa.


The Land of Smiles

Almost everyone has an opinion about Thailand. It’s often based on the food, or the beaches, or the legendary nightlife.

But Thailand is so much more than that. When you step outside the more popular areas, and do a deep dive into the less travelled areas of the country, you get to know the real Thailand.


Vibrant Vietnam

Vietnam is experiencing something of a renaissance, and has become the must-see destination for most people visiting Southeast Asia.

From the modern Ho Chi Minh City in the south, and the beautiful resort area of central Vietnam, to the lush mountainous area of North Vietnam, it all adds up to a fascinating destination.