Photo Workshops

PictureMethods Photo Tours/Workshops are photography-centric events, held around the world, and designed to inform, educate, inspire and edify the photographers who travel with us.

When you attend one of our events, you will have access to the best photo locations, at the best time, designed to put you in the best position possible to make compelling photographs. And every step of the way you will have the advantage of help from a published, professional photographer to guide you as much or as little as you prefer.

Our trips are comprised of small groups with plenty of hand-on time in the field. You’ll come back from one of our trips with portfolio-quality photographs, we guarantee it.

Here’s a list of currently scheduled photo tours…


If you’d like to schedule a portfolio review instead of a photo tour or workshop, read the information here on critique sessions.

2019 Tours

PictureMethods Raptor Photo Tour

Two cancellations on the RAPTOR tour mean we have two openings – details here –

Sorry – all other 2019 tours are sold out – email if you’d like to be waitlisted for last minute openings due to cancellation.


2020 Tours

North To Alaska Photo Tour

June 6 to June 13, 2020 – from Anchorage, AK – Details here.

Sorry my 2020 North to Alaska seats are sold out – email to get on a waiting list in case of cancellation. Also, if I get enough interest I’ll run a second trip in the same general time frame.

2020 Bosque del Apache Photo Tour With Scott Bourne

December 2 to December 6, 2020 – from Socorro, NM – Details here.

Photo of Scott Bourne Taking Pictures of Bears

Scott Bourne is available for private workshops and for very small group instruction on a limited basis. Trips can be scheduled anywhere in the USA. The schedule tends to fill up months in advance, so please plan accordingly. If you’re interested, plan accordingly. Day rates start at $1250 (can be shared among four or fewer people.) Trips outside the Seattle area require additional first class travel and expenses.

Email to discuss what you want to accomplish.

Public Appearances

In addition to the workshops/tours Scott leads, he often speaks at national photography conventions or birding shows. Here’s a list of confirmed appearances for 2019, so far.

None scheduled at this time.