You Can Be a Big Shot

Learn to shoot Alaska like this on EpicQuest's heli-ski-and-photo workshop.     Photo: Photo by Scott Markewitz

For more than 20 years, outfitters have been cashing in on the fact that so many of us fancy ourselves expert photographers—National Geographic started leading photo trips in the eighties. And while taking good pictures has gotten much easier since then, capturing a truly great image still takes considerable skill. This year, Lindblad Expeditions will send photo instructors—many of them Nat Geo shooters—on 14 trips, from the Arctic to Baja California. From $5,230; expeditions.com. EpicQuest offers a new heli-skiing trip and photo workshop in Alaska's Chugach Range with photographer Scott Markewitz. From $9,925; March 26–April 3; epicquest.com. On Friends of Arizona Highways' workshop with landscape photographer Kerrick James on Kauai and the Big Island, students will hike to see lava flows, kayak to waterfalls, and learn how to shoot out of a helicopter. $3,395; May 15–21; friendsofazhighways.com.

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