Oregon Extravaganza Photo Tour - June 2022

Ecola State Park, Oregon

Join us June 5-10, 2022 on this exceptional, 6-day, 5-night, all-inclusive photo tour and photograph three of the Seven Wonders of Oregon including the Columbia River Gorge, Mt. Hood, and the Oregon Coast, as well as seven of the best waterfalls in Oregon (and one in Washington), gorgeous lakes, beautiful rivers, cascading streams, and pristine flora and fauna.  

Locations include: Silver Falls State Park, Ecola State Park, Hug Point, Cannon Beach, Columbia River Gorge, Wahclella Falls, White River Falls, Panther Creek Falls, and Lost Lake. 

• Improve your photo skills with personalized, professional photography assistance. 
• Enhance your digital workflow with Lightroom instruction. 
• Relax in award-winning hotels.  
• Enjoy delicious gourmet cuisine. 
• Travel in comfort with private transportation. 

Registration & Final Payment Deadline: May 1, 2022 
Availability - 4 Spots Maximum


Day 1 - Arrive in Portland / Silver Falls State Park / Salem
We set out by private transfer from Portland, Oregon and travel to Salem where we'll check into our first incredible hotel and have lunch.  Afterwards we head to Silver Falls State Park which people call the “crown jewel” of the Oregon State Parks system, and once you visit, you'll know why.  Silver Falls State Park is a scenic treasure and we will photograph two gorgeous waterfalls there, as well as old growth forests, bridges, and streams. After shooting all afternoon, we will return to our hotel and enjoy a great dinner.

Note: We pick up guests and travel to Salem the day of arrival, so please schedule flight arrivals between 11A-12P.
Silver Falls State Park, Oregon

Day 2 - Silver Falls State Park / Salem
After breakfast and editing images we travel by private transfer to Silverton for lunch before returning to Silver Falls State Park to photograph majestic Upper North Falls and towering North Falls.  After shooting, we will return to our hotel in Salem and have another delicious dinner.

Upper North Falls, North Falls, Silver Falls State Park, Oregon

Day 3 - Ecola State Park / Hug Point / Cannon Beach / Seaside
After breakfast and editing images, we travel by private transfer to Seaside where we'll check into our next hotel and have lunch.  Afterwards we head to Ecola State Park and capture the gorgeous vista above the ocean before traveling to Hug Point.  Once there, we'll photograph the stunning seascapes before heading to spectacular Haystack Rock for sunset.  After shooting, we'll have a fantastic late dinner and return to our hotel.

Ecola State Park, Hug Point, Cannon Beach, Haystack Rock, Oregon

Day 4 - Columbia River Gorge / Wahclella Falls / Munra Falls / White River Falls
After breakfast we travel by private transfer to the heart of the Columbia River Gorge to photograph beautiful Wahclella Falls and the fantastic stream flowing below it.  Munra Falls is also on the trail and this unique slide waterfall presents an additional treat.  After shooting, we will travel to our last fantastic hotel, have a great late lunch / early dinner, then travel to spectacular White River Falls.  White River Falls is an outstanding double-tiered waterfall that drops into a rugged basalt gorge near an abandoned hydroelectric power station that once energized and irrigated the region.  We'll shoot the falls and capture the incredible sunset, then return to our hotel.

Wahclella Falls, Munra Falls, White River Falls, Oregon

Day 5 - Panther Creek Falls / Lost Lake
Today we leave early and travel by private transfer to the otherworldly fantasyland of Panther Creek Falls.  Words cannot describe just how amazing this jaw-dropping location is and we explore it thoroughly.  After shooting, we will have lunch and edit images throughout the afternoon before our final dinner.  After dinner, we travel to Lost Lake for sunset and will photograph Mt. Hood from the north, reflecting in the glossy water.

Panther Creek Falls, Lost Lake

Day 6 - Depart Portland
After breakfast and editing images, we'll travel by private transfer to Portland International Airport, where you'll catch your flight home.

Note: Please schedule your flight departure no earlier than 2P.

Portland International Airport


Photo Tour Dates & Registration Deadline
Tour Dates: June 5-10, 2022
Registration & Final Payment Deadline: May 1, 2022

Availability - 4 Spots Maximum

Photo Tour Cost
$4,200.00 Per Person.  Based on Double Occupancy.

Single Supplement - Add $1,450.00  
The single supplement applies to tour participants that prefer their own hotel rooms rather than sharing rooms with another guest and/or if a shared room is not available. 

What's Included In Photo Tour Price?
Photo tour price includes all hotels, all meals, private transportation, and all park entrance fees.  Photo tour cost does NOT include: airfare to and from Portland, Oregon (airport code PDX), travel insurance, tips to bartenders, bellhops, cleaning staff, drivers, and tour guides, and personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, laundry service, and souvenirs.  

Payment Schedule 

$1,500.00 Non-Refundable Deposit Due With Registration
$2,700.00 Balance Due on Registration & Final Payment Deadline

Payment Options  
We accept checks, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, PayPal, and Visa.

Cancellations & Refunds  
Deposits are normally non-refundable, but due to COVID, are now 100% refundable if you cancel before the Registration & Final Payment Deadline.  For refunds, we require that a cancellation request in writing be received before 11:59pm Pacific Time on the Registration & Final Payment date.  If we receive your written cancellation request before the Registration & Final Payment deadline and can refill your space, we will refund all payments, minus any discounts given to refill your space.  If we cannot refill your space, we will refund 50% of all payments.  No refunds are given, nor cancellations allowed after the Registration & Final Payment Deadline date. No partial refunds are given for unused services. There is a $50.00 charge for all returned payments. Please see our complete Liability & Cancellation Policy.

Physical Requirements
While most locations have easy hikes, there is one location that requires walking unassisted for 3 miles (round trip) over uneven, potentially muddy and slippery trails, and up-and-down inclines with moderate altitude gain. There are hikes over a variety of terrain including pavement, gravel, and dirt trails with large roots, rocks, logs, and stairs.  Travelers should be aware that heat and humidity could be high in some locations and daily excursions can be more difficult during inclement weather.