Get ready to join us on a fun-filled photography adventure. Our Montauk, Long Island itinerary has been designed by our tour leaders Rick Berk and Joanne Henig for great photography enthusiasts of all levels of experience. The emphasis will be on bringing you and other attendees to the right place at just the right moment so that you may see unique landscapes as you capture amazing images. Our leaders have been chosen to offer you hands-on instruction in the field and throughout the entire tour. Montauk has some of the most iconic and must-see landmarks on the eastern seaboard along with beautiful vineyards, lighthouses and a multiple towns overflowing with picturesque moments that allow you explore the true east-end of Long Island. The end of summer in Montauk will still bring you wonderful sunrises and sunsets on the beach for you all photographic and exploring needs. Mid-September, allows us to explore these hot-spot tourist locations without most of the tourists, which will create an enjoyable and contemplative atmosphere for all our adventures. While this is primarily a Montauk tour we want you to be able to explore the beauty of Long Island's East End which will include: Montauk Point, Montauk Point Lighthouse, Gossman's Dock & Montauk Harbor, Cedar Island Lighthouse, Vineyards, Sag Harbor, Shinnecock & The Hamptons. This 4-DAY guided photography tour begins with a meet and greet and finishes with an image sharing workshop. You'll make new friends and discover parts of Long Island's East-end you've never known. This tour will be lead by Rick Berk and Joanne Henig. Rick and Joanne are looking forward to meeting you!
Montauk, Long Island USA Photo Tour
Begins: Sun., September 11th 2016
Ends: Wed., September 14th 2016
Closest Airport: Long Island MacArthur Airport
Hotel of choice: TBD
4 Day Guided Tour | Limited to 10 Participants
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Your Montauk, Long Island Photo Tour Itinerary
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2016
Arrival & Check-in
Attendees & Tour Leaders Meet & Greet / Slide Show / Overview
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th, 2016
The sun rising over the Atlantic Ocean viewed from Long Island’s East End is a sight not to be missed. We’ll show you several vantage points from which to capture this spectacle and spend the morning exploring Montauk Point.
After lunch we’ll head to Shadmoor State Park, where we’ll photograph along the bluffs and freshwater wetlands and capture the sandy east end shoreline and black cherry trees that grow within the park. This is an excellent opportunity to photograph shore birds as well.
At sunset, we’ll photograph in Montauk Harbor as the fishing fleet returns for the day with their catch. We’ll explore the harbor area, photographing the fishing boats and their crews in the late-day sun.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th, 2016
The Village of Sag Harbor is chock full of history to be captured with our cameras. We’ll explore the harbor and the village in the early morning light of the sun. Historic buildings such as the Old Whaler’s Church and Old Burial Ground, historical houses, and Upper Sag Harbor Cove.
Later, we’ll spend the day photographing in some of Long Island wine country’s many vineyards, and maybe even sample a few of their wares!
Finally, we’ll head to Cedar Point Park, with its commanding views of Gardiner’s Bay and home to historic Cedar Island Lighthouse, to capture the sunset over the Peconic River and Gardiner’s Bay.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th, 2016
The day starts with a sunrise at Shinnecock Inlet and Shinnecock County Park. Here we’ll explore the wetlands, photograph the Ponquogue Bridge, Penny Pond, and Wells Creek. Landscape and wildlife opportunities abound. Shore birds, foxes, and other wildlife are often seen in the park and provide fantastic photographic opportunities.