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.

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Classes

Edmonton, Alberta

June 18 & 19, 2022

In 2022 we will again teach introductory landscape photography at the Burwell School of Photography. There will be a session June 18 & 19, 2022. 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 david@buzzeo.ca.

Tours

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COVID restrictions are coming off but it is still not clear that we are over it. So, going forward we are doing things slightly differently. Instead of setting dates, only to have to cancel them, we are outlining the tours we have done in the past and leaving the dates open.

 

We will take tours of as little as three people and as many as twelve. If you are interested in one of our tours, contact me with the date you are available and the number of people to attend and we will arrange it from there. All times are approximate and can be adjusted to meet your schedule.

Jasper, Alberta

The tour starts on a Friday evening, with a full day on the Saturday and concludes Sunday afternoon. Participants are responsible for their own accommodations and meals. However we can arrange a block booking of rooms with a local hotel. All the photo sites are easily accessed from the roadway and involve no more than an easy fifteen minute walk. For more details contact us at david@buzzeo.ca.

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David Thompson Country/ Abraham Lake

The format is like the Jasper Tour. We will start Friday evening, with a full day on the Saturday and concludes Sunday afternoon. Participants are responsible for their own accommodations and meals. If you are into camping (recreational vehicles or tenting) this is an ideal location as there is ample available camping sites. There are also local hotels, motels and lodges. We can assist you with making a reservation.  All the photo sites are easily accessed from the roadway and involve no more than an easy fifteen-minute walk. For more details contact us at david@buzzeo.ca.

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Mount Robson Provincial Park

This tour involves some intense hiking and three evenings of tenting. We leave on Friday morning and hike to the Whitehorn Campsite. Saturday, we hike to the Berg Lake Campsite and tent there Saturday and Sunday evening. We return to the trailhead on Monday.  Because BC Parks only allows making reservations within a four-month window, it will be April or May before we have the exact dates.  For more details contact us at david@buzzeo.ca.

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University of Alberta Botanical Gardens

(10:00 to 1:00)

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

(7:00 to 10:00)

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

(07:00 to 9:30)

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.

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University of Alberta Campus (Include Lot 5)

(7:00 to 10:00)

(7:00 to 10:00) 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.