a hands-on way to learn

Dan's Expeditions are hands-on workshops where you learn by doing. Each Expedition consists of a classroom session to learn new techniques followed by a photo shoot at a wonderful location to put new ideas into practice. They're open to photographers of all skill & interest levels. Come join the fun!

Jim Thorpe Train & Prison Tour

October 9 & 11 - Join Olympus Visionary Trailblazer Frank Smith and photo experts from Dan's Camera City in exploring all the town of Jim Thorpe has to offer in the fall. We'll start our journey with a private tour of the Old Jail Museum. Then we'll make our way to the train station to board our private train car, which will travel through beautiful fall scenery of the Jim Thorpe area. And we'll complete our day with a photo walk through the beautiful town of Jim Thorpe.

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Jim Thorpe train & prison tour
photo by Frank Smith

Lehigh Football

October 23 & 24 - This exciting sports & action photo expedition features the Lehigh Mountain Hawks, Lehigh University's own college football team. Sports photography of any kind is full of challenges. The hands-on expedition will give you a solid approach to getting the shot and telling an action-packed story with your pictures.

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Lehigh Football photo by Dan's student Gary Leader

Lakota Wolf Preserve

November 7 & 8 — Experience photo opportunities of a lifetime watching and listening to packs of Tundra, Timber, and Arctic wolves. Since we're visiting the animals where they live, in a stress-free environment, you'll get the best possible photo opportunities!

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Lakota Wolf Preserve, photo courtesy of Ken Hubbard, Tamron photo courtesy of Ken Hubbard, Tamron