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Vegas Lights Night Walk in conjunction with the 2019 NANPA Summit
Sunday, February 24, 2019 5:00-7:30pm
Las Vegas, Nevada

Grab your tripod, camera, wide-angle lens, walking shoes, and a warm jacket.  Join us for a short walking tour of the area around the Westgate conference hotel with our cameras.  Leaders Sean Fitzgerald, Richard Day, and Kathy Adams Clark will teach, offer suggestions, and guide the group.  Be prepared to walk a half-mile and maybe climb some stairs. Travel light. Meet in front of the Elvis statue in the lobby of the hotel. Advance registration is required


NANPA Upper Peninsula Michigan Regional Event
October 3-6, 2019
Based in Munising, Michigan

Join Richard Day and Hank Erdmann in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan photographing in the Hiawatha National Forest and in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore shooting sunrises, sunsets, forest lakes, early autumn color, waterfalls and the Lake Superior shore.

We’ll be able to photograph from sunrise to sunset as the days grow shorter in the early autumn. We’ll photograph small interior lakes and forests in the Hiawatha with lots of opportunities of all genres; landscapes to intimate landscapes and close-ups. At Pictured Rocks we’ll photograph the shoreline of Lake Superior, streams entering the lake, sand beaches, waterfalls and more.  For more information and to register.


Individual Backyard Bird Photography at the Daybreak Sanctuary -
Spring and early Summer
Baltimore Oriole at Daybreak Sanctuary

We offer exclusive bird photography opportunities for 1-4 people. We will provide blinds and you can photograph orioles, bluebirds, catbirds, cardinals, indigo buntings, goldfinches, and other backyard birds in our flower gardens or at feeders. We will customize your photo adventure, and we offer day rates with or without photo instruction. Contact us to book your date.

Camera Club Special/Photographers group -
Butterfly & Dragonfly Photography Field Trips at the Daybreak Sanctuary

Butterfly Photographers at Daybreak Sanctuary
Each July and August we offer camera clubs a special photo package where participants have the opportunity to photograph butterflies and dragonflies all day at our Sanctuary. These field trips are timed when the most butterflies and dragonflies fly - approximately 30 species can be photographed in one day. Participants can photograph anywhere on our Sanctuary - butterflies in our extensive gardens and prairie or dragonflies at 2 different wetlands. Richard begins the day with a short overview on how to photograph butterflies, dragonflies, and flowers. He and Susan are available during the day to help and to answer questions on photography, species ID and gardening or habitat questions. Limited to 15 participants. Minimum 8. Now booking dates for 2014 - these popular field trips book early! Contact us for more info and to reserve your date.


Our celebrated back yardDaybreak Imagery offers programs and workshops for conferences, festivals, and events on a variety of topics including:

We also offer photography programs and workshops:

Please contact us for information on these programs for your club, organization, or conference.

For those wanting personalized one-on-one photography or backyard habitat instruction, please contact us. We'll be happy to customize a workshop or shoot to suit your needs with personal photo instruction, use of our photo blinds, and private tours of our sanctuary.