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Tri Cities Day Tours Now Available
Tri Cities Day Tours Now Available

by Scott Setterberg March 08, 2021

With spring kicking off early in Eastern Washington, I've decided to turn my favorite locations in the region into single-day photography tours.  These locations are unique to this area and you won't find anything like them anywhere else in the world.  These day tours are great opportunities to improve your photography skills with fantastic local scenery and the prices are affordable for everyone.  I'm also keeping these tours small - only three spots available per day - so you get plenty of one-on-one attention. 

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Awe-Inspiring Oregon Photo Tours
Awe-Inspiring Oregon Photo Tours

by Scott Setterberg January 23, 2021

Spring is just around the corner and we've added four Awe-Inspiring Oregon photo tours to our all-star 2021 lineup. These all-inclusive Oregon photography tours feature spectacular locations, gorgeous Pacific Northwest waterfalls, award-winning hotels, great food, private transportation, and free spa services.  There are only 4 spots available on each tour so you receive plenty of one-on-one instruction to take your landscape photography skills to the next level. 

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Costa Rica Waterfall Paradise
Costa Rica Waterfall Paradise

by Scott Setterberg October 26, 2020

Just down the road from Bajos del Toro in the Central Highlands, Paraíso de Manantiales (Spring Paradise) provides Costa Rica waterfall lovers with the ultimate Costa Rica vacation day spent photographing eight unique, beautiful waterfalls, all in one electrifying location.  These are some of the best waterfalls in Costa Rica and this adventure traverses dense primary rainforests, a tall spiral staircase, and a bouncing hanging bridge on the descent to a jaw-dropping river that’s lined with vivid orange rocks, gigantic boulders, and gorgeous tropical fauna.  

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"Just returned from a day tour of White Bluffs at the Hanford Reach and it was literally a life changing experience.  The landscape is
like another planet with so many different things to photograph and we witnessed the most epic sunset ever.  Thank you for
an incredible experience that I will never forget." 

~ Chad W.

"Thank you for an AMAZING week!" 

~ Carmen I.

"Top notch!  Gorgeous locations; nice, clean accommodations; delicious food.  I really appreciated being picked up at the airport.  Scott's photo instruction helped tremendously and Jason is a fun nature guide with so much information about Costa Rica." 

~ Charles M.

"Exceeded my expectations.  I'm considering a future trip."

~ Jonathan R. 

"I've been back a week from my Costa Rica adventure and it was FANTASTIC FUN! It was every bit as fabulous as I’d hoped it would be
and Scott’s easy going manner was so nice. His comments and sense of humor made everything from food to lush
accommodations awesome!  Thanks for the marvelous experience."

~ Kathleen C.

"During my spectacular photo tour, I was able to experience every corner of Costa Rica with the best photographic artist, Scott Setterberg, and his professional, efficient team. Thanks to Scott, who showed me how to use creative compositions, filters, and exposure techniques to produce better photographs, I was able to create excellent images filled with rich color, texture, and contrast that permeates Costa Rica's landscapes.

Each morning, I could hardly wait for the next adventure to begin... blue morpho butterflies resting on your shoulders, monkeys swinging like circus acrobats through the lush jungle canopy, and sensational waterfalls creating the grandest of stages. We hiked in the lush mountains, bathed in a paradise of exotic plants, flowers, and fruit trees, and each pathway led us to light as the chant of waterfalls seduced us long before we ever saw them. 

We stayed in a variety of wonderful hotels, decorated with exquisite taste, rustic Costa Rican charm, and an air of romanticism. There were beautiful tropical gardens, refreshing pools, hot springs, spas, and incredible volcano views. We ate at some of the best restaurants and I can't stop thinking about how delicious the food was! The friendly staff at each hotel attended to us with a charisma of familiarity and one chef even shared a couple recipes with me. I also have to say that Costa Rica has some of the freshest, best flavored margaritas I have ever tasted!

This vacation was an unforgettable experience that I’d love to repeat. Thank you Scott for your excellent work, for taking care of me, improvising and finding solutions, providing outstanding food, lodging, transportation, and extraordinary places to visit. Thank you for everything and for giving me an incredible vacation."


~ Sara C.

Costa Rica Photo Tour Clients

"This was an outstanding and very professional experience. Highly recommended."

~ Herman R.

"Our photo tour was absolutely incredible!  Every day was planned to perfection, and the national parks and waterfalls were all so different and stunningly beautiful.  Each hotel was fantastic with immaculately manicured gardens filled with tropical plants and flowers, and the food was SO delicious!  We saw a group of monkeys, several coatis, a sloth, many colorful frogs and lizards, and tons of birds and Blue Morpho butterflies.  Our transportation was comfortable and roomy and the nature guide was great, spoke perfect English, and knew so much about all the plants, wildlife, and history of the different areas that we explored.  Scott's photography tips were spot-on and our images improved dramatically.  Oh yeah, our gift bags, free massages, and relaxing in the hot springs put a cherry on top!  Thank you so much for such an amazing experience.
We are telling all our photographer friends that ColorTexturePhotoTours is awesome!"


~ Aaron & Sophia M.

"ColorTexturePhotoTours gets 5 stars!"

~ Jason T.

"I would recommend ColorTexturePhotoTours to anyone looking for high-quality photography tours. This place is great!"

~ Kerry S.

"Thank you! My heart is filled with the healing splendor of nature and a wonderful reminder of how easy it is to simply connect to Source."

~ Sylvia S.