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A bespoke range of photographic tours, designed and led by travel photographer Steve Davey with land arrangements provided by Intrepid Travel. These tours draw on Steve's years of experience and intimate knowledge of some of the most fascinating and evocative parts of the planet.

More than a holiday, you will benefit from many picture taking opportunities as well as tailored photographic tuition & encouragement.

Intrepid Travel have been running small group adventures for twenty years and you will be fully protected by their travel industry bonding.

About our Photography Holidays

The tours are primarily designed around photography and we aim to visit as many places as possible in the best light and spend as much time as we can taking pictures. On one of these tours you will learn more about travel photography that you ever thought possible. But these holidays are about more than photography and learning: we also aim to give you an enjoyable holiday where you can explore, relax, interact with locals and see some of the amazing highlights that your destination has to offer.

All of the land arrangements are provided by Intrepid Travel who have over 20 years of experience in running small group adventures, meaning that you are fully protected by their travel industry bonding.

Learn Travel Photography

On one of Steve Davey's photographic holidays you will be shown as many photographic opportunities as possible and receive custom tuition in all aspects of travel photography. Steve mixes illustrated talks most evenings, group practical demonstrations and individual tuition and photo critiques to tailor learning to your own needs and interests. Although primarily for people who want to learn more about Digital Travel Photography, you will learn a vast amount even if you still shoot film.

Travelling with other keen photographers, allows you to benefit from their enthusiasm and be in a picture-taking environment where your hobby will not just be tolerated, but actively encouraged by other members of the group.

An exclusive range of bespoke travel photography holidays, designed and led by professional travel photographer, Steve Davey, which gives you the chance to explore some of the most photogenic regions of the world whilst learning all about travel photography.

The Better Travel Photography range of Travel Photography Holidays

Steve Davey has developed a wide range of Travel Photography Holidays to some of his most favourite places in the World. The key for these tours is coming up with unique and stimulating travel photography experiences, so the itineraries and destinations will regularly change.

SteveNamibia2Steve Davey is a professional travel photographer, whose work appears in magazines, newspapers and websites all over the world. He is the author of the bestselling Unforgettable Places To See Before You Die and Unforgettable Islands to Escape To Before You Die (BBC Books). These books have sold around 500,00 copies in some 30 language editions. More...

Steve has recently published Footprint Travel Photography (Footprint Books), a major title encompassing everything you would ever want to know about travelling with your camera. This book is sponsored by Intrepid Travel and Nikon UK More...


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Impressions of Rajasthan • 15 November 2015 • 14 days • Price 1595

Our last photography holiday for 2015 sees us explore the desert state of Rajasthan in India, and visit two of the great melas: the Pushkar Mela and the less well known Chandrabhaga Mela. Pushkar is synonymous with camels, and we have timed our visit to the times when there should be the maximum number of camels to be seen. At Chandrabhaga we are aiming to coincide with the religious bathing for the Kartik Poornima full moon. We also visit some of the incredible forts and temples of this most entrancing region of India. Our travel partners for this photography holiday are Intrepid Travel, who can book your flights and cover your entire holiday with an ATOL certificate! We will be accompanied by one of their experienced local leaders throughout the tour! To see more, click here.


Impressions of Ethiopia • 19 April 2016 • 15 days • Price from 2595

Our first photography holiday for 2016 sees us explore the fascinating and challenging country of Ethiopia. Although synonymous with famine and poverty, Ethiopia is one of the most historic countries in Africa. It is a living history too; Ethiopia was one of the first countries in the World to convert to Christianity, with a line of Emperors tracing its lineage back to King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. We visit the site of her kingdom in Axum, and extensive castle at Gondar and the remote town of Harar. Our photography holiday is scheduled to coincide with the Ethiopian Easter amidst the carved churches of Lalibela, which will be a lively and atmospheric experience. We also visit the natural wonders of Lake Tana and the Simien Mountains. To see more click here.

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Impressions of Cuba • 25 February 2016 • 12 days • Price 1850

Cuba is an entrancing country which is changing fast. With the thawing of relations between Cuba and the USA, the decades long economic boycott looks set to end. This photography holiday gives you the chance to visit before much of its charm and atmosphere change for ever. We will tour the country from top to bottom visiting historical towns, stunning scenery and local farms. We will have plenty of chance to photograph the warm and welcoming people of Cuba, as well a enjoying the vibrant music! Our travel partners for this photography holiday are Intrepid Travel, who can book your flights and cover your entire holiday with an ATOL certificate! We will be accompanied by one of their experienced local leaders throughout the holiday! To see more about this photography holiday, click here.