National Geographic photographer, Phil Schermeister headlines the faculty for YExplore where each professional possesses a wealth of unmatched photography experience in Yosemite National Park. Phil has completed several single-photographer books for the National Geographic including “The Range of Light: California’s Sierra Nevada ” and “America’s National Parks”. Robb Hirsch is a “Nature’s Best” Photography Award winner whose fine prints are on display at the Ahwahnee Hotel. Al Golub abd Walter Flint are 25 year Yosemite veterans whose unmatched teaching styles are complemented by an expertise developed from years behind the camera while hiking and backpacking countless miles throughout Yosemite’s wilderness. Joining them is the highly respected naturalist/artist/photographer, James McGrew, who literally grew up in Yosemite National Park. His studio is located in Portland, Oregon, but he returns “home” each summer to lead interpretive programs for the Parks Department and is available for a limited number of our specialty programs. As a photography guide and climber, Gabriel Mange has been able to share with park visitors brilliant moments of light at many stunning locations. Joshua Cripps is a resident of the Sierra with an outstanding knowledge and understanding of photography which parlays well with his experience in the education field. Chris Falkenstein is a world class climber with a masterful eye who has spent decades living in Yosemite.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTO GUIDES
Yosemite National Park Custom Photography Workshops are open to Individuals and Groups of all ages and experience levels in every season. We guarantee smaller group sizes for a more personalized experience. Our richly experienced photography guides focus on offering expert advice to clients while shooting in prime locations within the natural setting of the park during periods of optimal light.