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WPS is Building Back – Bigger and Better!

WPS is Building Back – Bigger and Better!


Catherine Kuenzel et al. posing for the camera

We are pleased to announce that after a very slow 2020 due to the pandemic, Washington Photo Safari in 2021 is building back – bigger, and better, with more of everything, such as:

MORE instructors: we have added Alain Gutierrez, a Cuban photojournalist and street photographer; Sherryl Belinsky, an expert in shooting flowers and plants; Mandy Saunders, an expert in Olympus Camera Menu Offerings; and Vickie Gray on Marketing Your Photography;

Alain Gutierrez
Alain Gutierrez

MORE offerings on Zoom, such as

  • Studying Composition by Examining Classic paintings
  • Washington DC, A Photographer’s Paradise
  • White Balance, What is it, why Does it Matter?
  • Photoshop Elements
  • Virtual Street Photography
  • Exciting World of iPhone Photography
  • Marketing Your Photography Business
  • Nikon Camera Menus

Tom Finzel image
Photo by T. Finzel

MORE locations, such as:

  • Late Afternoon In Annapolis, MD
  • Central Place Tower In Arlington VA
  • Hillwood Museum and Gardens
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon, VA
  • NEW! Dumbarton Oaks Museum and Gardens
  • NEW! Photos Food and Fun in Frederick MD
  • NEW! Great Falls MD with Neutral Density Filters
  • Reopened Washington Monument
  • NEW! Pain Quotidien, Official Coffee Shop of Washington Photo Safari!
  • NEW! Reopened Arts and Industries Building
  • Reopened National Building Museum
  • Reopened National Gallery of Art
  • Reopened National Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum
  • Reopened Renwick Gallery
  • Rooftop Terrace of the Kennedy Center, at Sunset!
  • Reopened National Museum of African-American History and Culture
  • Reopened National Museum of American History
  • Reopened Washington National Cathedral
  • Reopened Enid Haupt Gardens at Smithsonian Castle
  • St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church
  • NEW! The Entire National Mall, via Circulator Bus!
  • Architecture of Dupont Circle, with French pastry and Café au Lait
  • Reopened Smithsonian National Zoo
  • NEW! Full Day in New York City w/ Steve Rosenbach!

Sunset on the National Mall

MORE camera technique safaris:

  • Street Photography with a Pulitzer Prize -Winning Photojournalist
  • NEW! Getting to Know Your Olympus Camera Menu Offerings
  • Monthly Moonrises over DC
  • NEW! Photo Confabs and Photo Critiques, with French pastry and Café au Lait
  • Sunrise on the National Mall and from Arlington VA
  • NEW! Real Estate/Architectural Photography
  • Pet Photography
  • Candid Kid Photography at a Playground

a brown bear catching a salmon

MORE Nature and Wildlife Offerings, such as

  • NEW! Bears in the Outer Banks of North Carolina;
  • NEW! Elk in Pennsylvania
  • NEW! Flora and Fauna in Shenandoah National Park
  • NEW! Burnside Gardens
  • NEW! Photographing Monarch Butterflies Before Migration

We have just conducted our 6,000th photo safari and have trained 39,241 participants from 50 US states and 53 countries since 1999!

And the best news: no price increases! Almost all of our safaris are still priced under $100!

Is this a great program, or WHAT? Visit the WPS Website and book your safari now!

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