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More than a photograph, an experience. As you travel through the adventures of life creating stories for the rocking chair and capturing moments of a lifetime, stop and be in the moment. Where do you want to see the foot prints of your life when looking back through the photographs you have taken ?

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Great Migration Photo Safari, Kenya 2014

This is an African photographic safari that is especially timed for the annual wildebeest migration, known as the greatest wildlife show on earth. This safari is all about the photography with a focus on the migration crossing the Mara River. We will be staying at two different locations in the Mara as well as at a private reserve with fewer vehicles, where we can drive off road, and at go out on night game drives. Having multiple locations in the Maasai Mara will allow you to achieve a solid portfolio of images.

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Aug 17- 27, 2014
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Amboseli extension/pre-tour

Amboseli is one of the most amazing ecosystems, containing vast herds of elephants, marsh wetlands, and dust tunnels that move through the landscape. Capture stunning images of the large herds of Elephants and Zebra’s as they roam through the dusty plains.

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Aug 27 – Aug 31, 2014

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Kenya Lion

Kenya Wildlife Photo Safari 2014

This photo safari is designed to take you into the heart of Kenya’s best photographic regions, including the Maasia Mara during the migration season. It is an extraordinary opportunity to photography East Africa's most phenomenal wildlife, come home with an amazing diverse portfolio of images, and have an experience of a lifetime.

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August 31 - September 11, 2014

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Tribes of the Omo

Tribes of the Omo

An amazing adventure to the most exotic tribal rich rejoin in the world filled with unbelievable photographic opportunities. Details coming soon. Email me to be put on the first contact list as this trip is limited to 7 participants and fills fast.

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September 28,- October 09, 2014
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Lalibela Extension

Home to over 1,000 priest, who can be found wondering through a maze of tunnels and passages that connect the stoned carved underground churches. This is one of Ethiopia’s holiest cities; a timeless and almost biblical atmosphere. It would almost be a sin to come to Ethiopia and not take a few days to fly up north for a visit. This is the most popular northern extension that past participants have requested.

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October 09-12, 2014

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Best of the Omo

An amazing adventure to the most exotic tribal rich rejoin in the world filled with filled with unbelievable photographic opportunities. We will travel both sides of the river including camping with the Suri tribe and flying back to Addis by private charter. Details coming soon. Email me to be put on the first contact list as this trip is limited to 7 participants and fills fast.

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October 12 - 25, 2014
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Piper Mackay - Spirit and Light Advanced Workshop

Spirit-N-Light Advanced workshop

The Spirit-N-Light workshops were designed to create stunning imagery with a concentrated focus on dramatic lighting; an element that can be the difference between a snap shot and a great shot. Having a strong focus on one element, with exciting subjects, in an inspiring environment, can have greater impact on learning your craft and quickly elevating your photography.

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Nov 9- 13, 2014
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Colors of India-Two Incredible Festivals

Deborah Sandige & Piper Mackay

Rajasthan is the most colorful, traditional, vibrant and exotic area of India. This incredible itinerary includes two elaborate festivals. One is amidst the dramatic background of the golden sand dunes in the surreal Thar Desert; the other is at the Ahhicharagarh Fort, which will be lit with hundreds of candles each night. These festivals alone, would be enough to fill your hard drives with exotic imagery, but we also included….

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January 31- February 15, 2015

Varanasi Extension – January 28 -31, 2015

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Spirit-n-Light 2015

This workshop is designed to create stunning imagery with a focus on dramatic lighting, while photographing cowboys/girls, horses, and cattle, on a true working ranch. The wranglers will run the horses through the majestic landscape creating loads of photographic opportunities for action shots, clouds of dust, and silhouettes at sunset. There will be continuous opportunities to photograph all aspects of ranch life including working the cattle, roping, portraits, and close-ups.

1 spot open for a male willing to share accommodations.

March 12-March 15, 2015
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Turkana Festival and Wildlife Safari 2015

Turkana Festival and Wildlife Safari 2015

Africa is a tapestry of ancient cultures, exotic wildlife and dramatic eco systems, which are mesmerizing for the eyes, mind, and soul. This photographic adventure is built around one of the most breathtaking tribal festivals in the world, while also visiting two of the top wildlife reserves in Kenya, and driving across the spectacular, legendary, Chalbi Desert.

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May/June 2015
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Migration and Maasia Photo Safari 2015

Migration and Maasia Photo Safari 2015

The Maasia Mara, during the migration, is arguably one of the greatest wildlife photography experiences on the planet. This safari takes the traditional migration photo safari to the next level by offering; multiple locations in the Mara, two nights in a private conservancy that allows off road driving and night game drives, and multiple photographic, cultural experiences with the iconic Maasai tribe.

Limited to only 8 participants, this safari usually fills quickly.

August 16 - 26, 2015
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Mountain Gorilla Extension Rwanda 2015

Mountain Gorilla Extension Rwanda 2015

Extend your Safari to have an unforgettable, close up encounter with the critically endangered, Mountain Gorilla’s in Rwanda. Walking along side these gentle giants is exhilarating and unlike any experience in the world. The mountain gorillas are found only in a few small areas of protected forest; photographing them is incredibly special.

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Priority registration is given to participants on the Migration and Maasia Safari and the Best of Kenya Safari. This is limited to only 7 participants and may fill quickly
Make sure to add your name to the first contact list!

August 27-30, 2015
Best of Kenya Photo Safari 2015

Best of Kenya Photo Safari 2015

This photo safari is an extraordinary opportunity to photograph Kenya’s most phenomenal wildlife locations and exotic tribes, during the time of the migration; Maasai Mara, Amboseli National Park, Samburu National Park, Maasia Tribe, and the Samburu Tribe. To maximize every minute in each location, we will be flying to and from the reserves!

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Limited to only 8 participants, this safari usually fills quickly.
Make sure to add your name to the first contact list!

August 30-September 10, 2015
Dream Plan Go (eBook)

Dream, Plan, Go

A guide to creating mesmerizing images on a photographic journey of a lifetime. The difference between an average photograph of an extraordinary subject or location and an extraordinary photograph is the work and planning you put in before you click the shutter. Inside are insights and lessons learned from a decade of traveling in remote locations, including simple ideas on lighting and composition techniques.

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