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 through out 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):
Two day workshop takes place near Algonquin Park, where big pines offer dark green backgrounds to compliment the beautiful whitetail deer. Afterwards you will capture perfect reflections of birds drinking from a pond.
Private trips also available.
Join Canada's top Polar Bear guide and photographer Michael Bertelsen for an incredible 5 or 6 days photographing polar bears and other Arctic wildlife at ground level. Max 8 people.
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Loon photography workshops. Shoot from a stable boat designed for comfortable low level photography. Capture stunning images of loons and their chicks. Choose 2 to 6 days depending on availability. $400.00 per day plus 13% Ontario sales tax.
Enjoy 2 days photographing fall landscapes and colours. Along with the animals and birds that call Algonquin Park and the surrounding area home. $300.00 per day. Click on image for more information.
This 2 day workshop is all about becoming a better photographer. Enjoy Michael's favorite wildlife locations in and around Algonquin Park. $300.00 per day.
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Prime time 5 or 7 day photo adventure on B.C's coastal rain forest to photograph the rare Kermode bear also known as the Spirit Bear. Max 7 guests. Relax at a beautiful guest house.
Choose 2,3,5 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. $425.00 per day + 13% tax
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 8 photographers 8 Days 8 nights
Photographer and Guide
Professional nature photographer, guide and instructor Michael Bertelsen has spent his entire life working in the wild. 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: Manitoba Licensed Guide, Transport Canada Certified Captain, Med A3, St Johns Ambulance First Aid & CPR.
Proud supporter of: David Suzuki Foundation Protecting our Wildlife and the Environment.