PHOTOGRAPHY ADVENTURE VACATIONS
The World’s Most Creative and Inspiring Photo Tours and Cultural Adventures
The Latest Updates from PWA
October 7-15, 2023 – Join Michael Chinnici, PWA Photographer and Author of Vanishing Cuba, as he takes you behind the tourist grid and into a Cuba few get to experience. Michael integrates Cuban friends and families into his adventures, visiting their homes and businesses so you can experience and photograph the real Cuba.
Once ETIAS kicks off, travelers coming from once visa-exempt countries—including American and British tourists—will be required to apply for travel authorization and pay a small fee. It applies to people who plan to stay in participating countries for fewer than 90 days.
Experience and photograph the most prestigious race in motorsport – the 24 hours of Le Mans! Imagine… Racing, Wine Country & The World’s Greatest Endurance Race. Could it be more exciting? We had privately announcing this in July to a few guests who had expressed interest and it’s almost SOLD-OUT. Register today! Only for 2024. Join us on this amazing adventure.
This unique photography tour focuses on the vanishing cultures, lifestyles, and ancestral traditions of the tribal communities in the rural heartland of Gujarat. The Jewel of Western India – Gujarat is a land of diverse topography, vibrant culture, multifarious cuisines, and a successful steady-state economy.
The Jewel of Western India – Gujarat is a land of diverse topography, vibrant culture, multifarious cuisines, and a steady-state economy. This historically significant Western state of India is famous for its education, tourism, tradition, and people.
Experience the photographic wonders of this ancient and exotic land. Our 9-day Morocco Photo Tour will leave you craving more photo opportunities beyond the ancient Medina’s of Marrakech and Fez, the captivating coastal cities of Essaouira, Jadida, and Safi, and the allure of the blue city, Chefchaouen. That’s where our 6-day extension to the Sahara Desert comes in, with its Casbahs, oasis, small tribal villages, and, of course, the great Sahara!
Join us on September 17, when begin our 6-day Photo Tour and Cultural Adventure with Dubrovnik, which proudly lives up to its nickname the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, and then move to stunning Kotor, Kotor Bay and Budva in Montenegro. Combined, this is one amazing photographic journey not to be missed.
Nestled among the highest peaks of the Himalayas, Nepal is a country between the mythical and the legendary, where the frost of the mountains meets the humid heat of the Indian plains. Middle ground and perfect fusion between Hindu India and Buddhist Tibet, a photographic trip to Nepal is a life experience that is not easily forgotten.
Join us in the Land of Smiles on our Thailand Photo Adventure! You’ll experience this many times over on your adventure with us in the Kingdom of Thailand. And you will leave this wonderful country with many smiles of your own. From Chiang Mai and Bangkok to Krabi and Phuket, your senses will be overloaded with the scents, sounds, and tastes of one of the world’s most popular and exotic cultures.
Join us in Cambodia in November. It’s hard to visit The Kingdom of Cambodia and not come away with the feeling that you really need to return again and again. Cambodia will surely leave a permanent impression on you with its unique charm. Register today… only two spots are available.
We often get asked about the wonderful hotel selections we make on our adventures, and the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi is a fine example of the types of properties we love to feature on our trips. An award-winning historic French colonial-style 5-star hotel, the Hotel Metropole Hanoi is located in the heart of Hanoi. Come, experience it with us.
Join us on our Vibrant Vietnam Photo Adventure in November. The Vietnamese people and their culture are what set this stunningly beautiful country apart. Capturing this in photos is what makes this photo tour so special. Register today… only two spots are available.
Tristan Quivelly is one of Photo Workshop Adventures’ newest photographer leaders. Tristan splits his time between France (his native country) and Colombia. For over a decade, Tristan has immersed himself in South and Central America, making him an expert in the region where he has focused his photography across diverse cultures.
Lorenz Berna is one of Photo Workshop Adventures’ newest photographer leaders. Lorenz is from Florence, Italy but bases himself in Asia and Southeast Asia. Lorenz will be leading photo tours in Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Japan. Future trips will include India and China.
Photo Workshop Adventures celebrates 15 years with a new PWA logo! Expect to see the new simplified brand identity in social media and other marketing materials. Learn more about how the color orange was originally selected in 2008.
We are excited to announce our NEW Costa Rica Photography Adventure, hosted by our team leader and award-winning photographer Chase Guttman.
Priyank Tyagi is one of Photo Workshop Adventures’ newest photographer leaders. Priyank hails from Delhi, India, and loves photography and travel. He has worked as a tour guide since 2011, initially for other photo tour companies, before joining Photo Workshop Adventures as a full-time photographer leader, assistant, fixer, and managing all logistics in India and the Indian sub-continent. His tours in India include Rajasthan, Gujarat, Soul of the Streets, HOLI Festival of Colors and the ancient holy city of Varanasi.
We are excited to announce the addition of our 9-day Eastern Cuba Photo Tour & Cultural Adventure. We’ll be exploring Santiago de Cuba (Cuba’s second biggest city and home to the start of both Cuban Revolutions), Baracoa (the remote storybook coastal village where Christopher Columbus landed and claimed Cuba for Spain), Cayo Granma (the magical island located in Santiago harbor), and Guantanamo (home of the controversial U.S. Navy base).
PWA’s ninth photo tour in Italy focuses on the stunning seascapes and authentic rural lifestyle on the breathtaking island of Sardinia. The fabulous 10-day adventure is hosted by our talented Chase Guttman, a three-time recipient and the first American to win the prestigious “Young Travel Photographer of the Year” award.
We’ve expanded our Netherlands photo tour to 8 days, by including some of the unique locations from the Dutch countryside.
When choosing a tour provider, it’s important to know that the company you choose will follow carefully established health and safety guidelines. At PWA, we want you to know that the safety and well-being of our guests and team continue to be paramount to us. We follow guidance from multiple sources and trusted health partners, including the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and the WHO (World Health Organization).
With Covid-19 halting worldwide travel in 2020 and 2021, travel will be returning with a vengeance in 2022 and beyond. All indicators have been predicting this, and PWA is experiencing it first hand with steadily increasing reservations, especially within the last month. The recent rollout of highly effective vaccines will only intensify the demand for safe travel. We’ll ask the one question many of us have asked ourselves this past year, “Post covid, what can we expect to happen within the travel industry?” What we’re about to see is called COMPRESSION, and it is sure to put a strain on an otherwise well-oiled machine.
We are excited to announce the addition of our 12-day French Polynesia Photo Tour to Bora Bora, Moorea and Tahiti. This tour is lead by PWA photographer leader Michael Chinnici. Register now for September 2021 or 2022.
We are excited to announce the addition of our 13-day Kenya Maasai Mara Photo Safari. This tour is lead by PWA photographer leader Jerry Adamo.
We expect to begin operating several tours this summer, with more to follow in September. We hope to be fully operational by October 2021 and into 2022.
We expanded our Arizona photo tour to 8 days, so it now includes the Grand Canyon and so much more. We decided to take one of our most popular photo tours and upgrade the itinerary to include a night at the south rim of the Grand Canyon, as well as the Valley of Fire…
We are excited to announce the addition of our 11-day Uzbekistan Photography Adventure Tour. This tour is lead by PWA photographer leader Laurie Cohen.
We are excited to announce the addition of our 6-day Kerala Theyyam Festival Photography Adventure Tour, led by PWA photographer leader Sebinster Francis.
PWA is extremely proud to announce the addition of Malaysian-born photographer CK Lim to our growing stable of talented photographer leaders.
We are pleased to announce the signing of India-based Lopamudra Talukdar to the PWA family of talented photographer leaders.
We are pleased to announce our wonderful new 11-day India | The Soul of the Streets Photography Adventure Tour with New York-based photographer Michael Chinnici.
We are pleased to announce the 4-day Dubai photography adventure tour with Boston-based PWA Photographer Michael Cohen, new for 2021 and 2022.
We are pleased to announce the 9-day Oman photography adventure tour with Boston-based photographer Michael Cohen. Tours run in October every year.
We are pleased to announce the Guatemala Semana Santa photography adventure tour with PWA photographers Edgar Monzon and Michael Chinnici in 2021 and 2022.
Remember… after the storm, comes the rainbow. Soon we will be traveling again! Stay home and be safe! #stayhome #staysafe
We are pleased to announce the Wild Horses of North Carolina photography adventure tour with PWA photographer Michael Cohen from May 14th to May 18th, 2020.
We are pleased to announce the Switzerland photography adventure tour with PWA Swiss photographer Anja Kallenbach from August 9th to August 16th, 2020.
We are pleased to announce the Oaxaca Day of the Dead photography adventure tour with PWA photographers Michael Chinnici and Alan Lawrence.
We are extremely pleased and excited to announce the addition of one of Southeast Asia’s most award-winning and talented photographers, Aung Pyae Soe.
Press Release: On August 4, 2019, Photo Workshop Adventures launched a NEW website with much anticipation and excitement!
We wanted to celebrate our 10th anniversary in style, so we decided to throw a 28 day party! Join us for our 3 Amigos – 3 Destinations tour in June 2020!
We are pleased to announce the amazing Petra & Wadi Rum 4-Day Photo Adventure. This adventure can also be added as an extension to our Israel itinerary.
We are thrilled to announce our Midwest Blues, BBQ, Bourbon & Beer Photo and Culinary Adventure, where we immerse you in the taste and sounds of Americana.
We are pleased to announce our youngest photographer leader to date! Chase Guttman joins the PWA family of talented photographer leaders.