1-on-1 Whale Watch Photography Workshop

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$200.00 in addition to ticket fee

Interested in learning more about photographing marine wildlife? Join Slater Moore, our in house photographer, for an excursion on the ocean as a one on one photography workshop. You will take a ride on a whale watch trip with Discovery Whale Watch departing from Monterey Harbor. On board you will cover the basics of photography, photo editing and best strategies and settings to capture stunning images of whales, dolphins and more!

In addition to photographing while out on the boat trip you will cover the following concepts and topics:

-How to build your social brand

-How to edit photos using lightroom / lightroom basics (We will edit your shots together)

Time & Schedule

Workshops are available at the online check out for one person per trip. Please select the customer type “Adult Photo Workshop” This ticket will cover your whale watch ticket and the workshop price.

As the boat leaves you will go over photography basics such as: Aperture, Shutterspeed, ISO, Camera Modes while leaving the dock.

While we are searching for our first sightings on board, we will talk about what to expect when photographing whales, dolphins, and other marine life and how to anticipate certain behaviors from the animals.

On our way back in on the boat, we will go over Social Media Platforms and how to best utilize them when building your photography brand.

Slater will edit a few of your shots with you and show you how to bring the most out of you photograph!



View some of the most spectacular images taken from our trips.  Our image gallery is updated regularly, so check back often. Our photographers are experts in photographing whales and other marine life. We will have several photographers on board throughout the week to document our trips and capture those memorable moments with wildlife. We also have a licensed drone operator as part of our team, to bring a new perspective to our passengers. In addition to capturing those amazing moments while on-board, our photographers can give you some pointers about how to capture those shots yourself.