Classes & Tours

We are pleased to announce that we are able to provide both classroom instruction and photo tours. We have set courses/photos tours and we can also provide custom classes/tours.


Edmonton, Alberta

September 12 & 13, 2020

In 2020 we will again teach introductory landscape photography at the Burwell School of Photography. There will be a session on September 12 & 13, 2020. Click here for more details.


We are also available for custom classes, seminars, and speaking engagements. We can customize classes on a variety of topics such as Landscape Photography (Introductory and Advanced), Lightroom and Photoshop, Fundamentals of Digital Photography, Photographing in the Canadian Rockies, and the History of Landscape Photography. For a personalized quote please contact me at


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Jasper, Alberta

September 25 – 27, 2020

The tour starts on a Friday evening, with a full day on Saturday and concludes Sunday afternoon. Participants are responsible for their own accommodations and meals. However, we do arrange a block booking of rooms with a local hotel. All the photosites are easily accessed from the roadway and involve no more than an easy fifteen-minute walk. For more details contact us at david@buzzeo.caDetails will also be available on the school calendar at, www.focusonphotography.caTo register for the tour, please fill out this registration form.

New in 2020

In association with Focus on Photography, we are leading a series of Local Photographic Tours. These will take place in an around Edmonton and limited to six participants. They are three to five hours in duration. They are ideal for photographers who would like to improve their photographic eye. 

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University of Alberta Botanical Gardens

August 1, 2020 (08:00 to 12:00)

The University of Alberta Botanic Garden is a stunning 97 hectare (240-acre) property located in Parkland County, 15 minutes southwest of Edmonton, with cultivated gardens and plant collections, indoor showhouses, and extensive natural areas. Construction of the new Aga Khan Garden, Alberta, was completed in June 2018. The 4.8-hectare Mughal-inspired garden, made possible by a gift from His Highness the Aga Khan, features secluded forest paths, granite, and limestone terraces, still pools that reflect the prairie sky, waterfalls, and streams.


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Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary

August 2, 2020 (08:00 to 12:00)

Located 33 km southwest of Edmonton’s city center, the Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary protects 348 acres of marshland, open meadow, aspen parkland, and pine forest. The varied habitats of the Sanctuary attract a diversity of animals, including more than one hundred bird species, and provide excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing. The boardwalk and connected upland trails are easily navigated in summer by all skill levels, but they are not considered wheelchair accessible.


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Historical Government Center

September 5, 2020 (07:00 to 11:00)

An opportunity to learn about and photograph the historical buildings of the Alberta Legislative Grounds and the surrounding area. There is everything from Classical Revival style architecture to Beaux-Arts to Art Deco. The grounds are adorned with beautiful gardens and stunning sculptures.

David will share tips and techniques of architectural photography.


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University of Alberta Campus

September 6, 2020 (07:00 to 11:00)

The University of Alberta is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. There are 150 buildings covering 50 city blocks nestled on the edge of the North Saskatchewan River. David will share tips and techniques of landscape and architectural photography.


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