Photo Workshops and Tours

Every year, Ian conducts a limited number of small photo workshops and tours on location. These workshops fill up quickly, so when one is listed, don't delay, act fast to secure your reservation.

Badlands Landscape Masterclass

All 2022 dates sold out. 

July 17-21, 2023

July 21-25, 2023

There's no better place than Badlands National Park for learning landscape composition. In this Masterclass workshop, I'll teach you the techniques necessary to make landscape images that rise above the rest. The skills you will learn here will allow you to make incredible landscape photos no matter where you go.  


Lake Superior
Autumn Photo Tours

October 10-14, 2022 (SOLD OUT).

The rugged southern coastline of Lake Superior is famous for its colorful, mineral-stained cliffs and sculpted sandstone sea caves. We explore and photograph the aPictured Rocks area in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, which contains some of the best scenery in the U.S. Midwest. As an added bonus, these tours are timed to coincide with peak autumn color along the lake shore! 

Big Cypress Bayou
Autumn Photo Tours

All 2022 dates sold out.

The cypress swamps of Lake Caddo and the Big Cypress Bayou in Texas are places of wild, haunting beauty. Clad in Spanish moss, the trees take on expressive shapes. The bayou comes colorfully alive in autumn, with an explosion of reds, oranges, and yellows. On this photo tour, we'll use my small inflatable (Zodiac-type) boat to explore the hidden, intimate, and wild places of the bayou. The tour is limited to two people at a time, and it presents a unique opportunity to photograph the bayou and make photos that stand out from the rest. 


Bosque del Apache
Photo Workshop

All 2022 dates sold out. 

Ian Plant and Rick Sammon

Join me and my good friend Rick Sammon in one of the best places to photograph birds in the United States. In the early morning and late afternoon, you’ll have a chance to see a dramatic sky filled with hundreds and hundreds of sandhill cranes and snow geese, an awe-inspiring experience that offers endless wide-angle and close-up photo opportunities.

Tanzania Photo Safari

October 1-10, 2023

5 spots available

Join world-renowned photo pros Rick Sammon and Ian Plant in Tanzania for a once-in-a-lifetime photo adventure! Spend 10 days in Tanzania photographing its amazing wildlife and scenery. Tanzania is a top wildlife photography destination, famous for its abundant wildlife. Millions of wildebeest and zebra cover the plains, and the wide availability of prey draws an abundance of predators, including lions, leopards, and cheetahs.