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McDowell Sonoran Preserve Photography and hiking tours in the Scottsdale Arizona desert

ARIZONA PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS

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Tours are designed for photographers of all levels with the goal is to use our extensive knowledge of this Sonoran Desert to get you to be the best places at the best times. Let us help you and save time and benefit from our local knowledge. 

 

PHOTO TOURS
SONORAN DESERT

$250 per person

  • Sunrise: we meet you an hour or more before sunrise to ensure we arrive at our destination in plenty of time to set up for sunrise.  After sunrise, we will take you to more locations. 

  • Sunset: we meet you 1-2 hours before sunset, stopping to shoot several places along the way to your sunset location. 

  • $250 for the first person, $150 for each additional photographer (maximum of 4) plan for 2-3 hours

  • Accompanying non-photographer $125

  • Snacks and water will be provided

CAMERA GEAR

recommended

  • DSLR,  Mirrorless Camera or camera phone

  • A wide-angle lens 

  • A zoom lens 

  • A sturdy tripod 

  • Extra memory cards 

  • Extra battery + your charger

  • Filters. Optional 

 

Sunrise summit hike in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve on Tom’s Thumb trail

PRIVATE CUSTOM TOURS

We offer private tours for small groups or individuals with no more than 4 per guide.  We request advanced input so we can provide the type of photo experience you are looking for.  Let’s know ahead of time of your physical abilities, any specific preferences you may have for locations. We want to take you to the locations that best suit you.  These Scottsdale photography tours are a great way to capture the experience of the  Southwest.  

Sunset Scottsdale Photography and hiking tours in McDowell Sonoran Preserve during monsoon season in the desert

LONG LIVE THE SUN WHICH GIVES US BEAUTIFUL COLOR

Paul Cezanne

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