Wild Outdoors Photography Tours and Workshops is a leading Canadian Photography Tour Company run by Professional Wildlife Photographer, Guide and Instructor Michael Bertelsen.
Michael offers world class nature and wildlife photography tours and workshops in Algonquin Park and other great locations in Canada and around the globe. If you would like instruction, Michael tailors to meet the needs of each photographer, regardless of skill level or camera equipment. The focus is on helping you improve your wildlife photography skills such as: proper composition and exposure, when to use different camera focus modes, long lens and tripod techniques, lens selection, animal behavior as well as expanding your creativity. All this, while providing you the finest opportunities to photograph nature’s most incredible subjects.
We currently feature the following Workshops & Tours (click on title or image for more information):
Join Michael for an incredible 5 or 6 days photographing polar bears and other Arctic wildlife at ground level. Northern lights and landscapes are all possible. Max 8 people. Prices do not include 13% HST. Cdn Funds
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Experience Costa Rica while photographing hundreds of tropical birds, hummingbirds, as well as colorful frogs. Enjoy a relaxed setting at three lodges hidden away in the rain and cloud forests. Max 7 photographers 8 Days 8 nights
Cost $4,200.00 usd
This 6 day 7 night photo trip will take you into the famous Lamar Valley as well as other stunning locations to photograph Yellowstone's incredible wildlife. $3600.00 USD.
Choose 2, 4 or 6 Days Photographing Algonquin's Moose from a stable boat designed specifically for photography. Enjoy remote locations, picnic-style lunch and moose feeding on lily pads. $360.00 + 13% tax per day. Click image for more information.
Mid Sept 2020, Prime Time 5 Day Adventure on B.C's coastal rainforest to photograph the rare Kermode bear also known as the Spirit Bear. $4600.00 + tax. Max 8 guests. Contact us if you are interested in more info as it becomes available.
This 2 day workshop is all about becoming a better photographer. Relax and let Michael drive you around to his favorite wildlife locations in and around Algonquin Park. $300.00 per day + 13% tax.
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North America's leading loon photography workshops. Shoot from a stable boat designed for comfortable low level photography. Capture stunning images of loons and their chicks. Choose 2, 4 or 6 days.
Photographer and Guide
Professional nature photographer, guide and instructor Michael Bertelsen was born and raised on the edge of Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada. His work is sold internationally and his images are used in magazines, advertisements,billboards and album covers. He has been photographing nature since he was a teenager. Over the years Michael has been hired by some of the world's finest wildlife photographers and film crews. Including National Geographic and the BBC. Many of the images they captured were subsequently used in award winning work. Today Michael leads one of Canada's premier photography tours and workshops; guiding beginners as well as professional photographers from all over the world. Qualifications: Transport Canada Certified Captain, Med A3, St Johns Ambulance First Aid & CPR.
Proud supporter of: The Friends of Algonquin Park, David Suzuki Foundation Protecting our Wildlife and the Environment.