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Whether you’re an avid photography enthusiast or just enjoy taking pictures, SF Photography Lovers is the perfect way to meet great people who share a passion for photography or have always wanted to learn more! Our members love travel, adventure, culture, and of course photography! Many of our events & activities are great for taking pictures, sharing pictures, and learning! We even do some big trips around the world and locally in the San Francisco Bay Area!

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Norway: Vikings, Fjords, & the Arctic Circle!

Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club (https://www.photoflytravel.com/) have crafted a brand new trip for us!

September 2nd – 11th 2021

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* 9 nights/10 Days Norway small group tour

* Private, Local English Speaking Guide Throughout

* Domestic Flight INCLUDED ($300 Value!)

* Breakfast Every Day

* Welcome & Farewell Dinner Included

Oslo (2 Nights)

* Privately guided orientation tour of the city


- Explore different areas and architecture styles from the 1600s to beautiful, ornate buildings of the 19th century.

- Photograph functionalist style City Hall, the site of the annual Nobel Peace Prize ceremony every December

- Baroque style Oslo Cathedral from 1697

- Vigeland Park, a sculpture park and museum which display the works of Gustav Vigeland and other temporary
art exhibitions.

* 48 Hr “Oslo Pass“: The most convenient way to experience Oslo

* Free public transport

* Entrance to museums and attractions

* Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower

* Discounts on sightseeing, restaurants, and services

Flåm (1 Night)

The Flåm Railway w/ “Norway in a Nutshell”

“Norway in a Nutshell” takes us through some of Norway’s most beautiful scenery. Experience the scenic Bergen Railway, the breathtaking Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord, the narrow Nærøyfjord and the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva.

* Flåm-Gudvangen Fjord Cruise: UNESCO’s World Heritage-listed Nærøyfjord is spectacularly narrow and surrounded by steep mountains and snow-covered peaks that stand 5900 ft above sea level, with thundering waterfalls and picturesque villages along the fjord.

Bergen (2 Nights)

* Privately guided tour of Bergen; Highlights:

* Photograph & explore the charming indoor Fish Market

* Stroll around Bryggen – the medieval UNESCO World Heritage Site consisting of the old Hanseatic Wharf & buildings.

* Bergen Fortress area with one of the oldest and best-preserved fortresses in Norway

* Town Square and City Park

* Fløibanen Funicular: Connects the Bergen city center with the mountain of Fløyen. It’s one of Bergen’s must-do activities with mountain walks and magnificent views of the city.

* Free time to explore, hike, visit museums, etc.

Lofoten (4 Nights)

* Silent Fjord Cruise: Experience this Lofoten classic aboard a silent electric catamaran

* Reaching the Top: 3 hikes to choose from (easy, moderate, difficult)

* Very Easy: A simple excursion & beautiful walk immersed in the nature surrounding Svolvær. Enjoy the silence, while admiring extraordinary scenery and landscapes.

* Moderate: Hike along a path that hugs a stunning mountain lake, and passes through green fir tree forests.

* Difficult: Hike through high peaks and follow a path that has the ocean on one side and the imposing mountains on the other!

Lofoten Scenic Road Trip: Learn about the fascinating Viking history among old fishing villages, sit on pure white sand beaches facing crystal seas, and admire imposing mountains & magnificent cliffs, which for billions of years have guarded the settlements like ancient Viking warriors…

Lofotr Viking Museum: The world’s biggest Viking Age longhouse has been found and excavated at Borg in the Lofoten Islands.

* Trekking the famous Reinebringen: This steep scramble leads to one the most beautiful viewpoints on all the Islands: an epic panorama of Reinefjorden and the Lofoten Wall. (*Easier hike or nature walk will also be available)

E-mail [masked] for the daily itinerary!

Join Us!

*For our solo travelers I will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested.

Price: $4,995.00

*Single Supplement:[masked]


Deposit: $1,000.00

Go here to sign up: https://photoflytravel.org/tour/norway-small-group-tours/

Iceland Uncovered


Sept. 19 - Sept. [masked]

PhotoFly Travel Club ( http://www.photoflytravel.com/ ) have invited us on an adventure to Iceland!

E-mail [masked] for DAILY ITINERARY!

* 7 N /8 D small group tour
* Breakfast daily
* Welcome & farewell dinners, & 2 lunches
* Boutique B&Bs & top rated hotels
* 4×4 custom Mercedes Sprinters
* Local expert guide

Reykjavík Region

* Reykjavík: Explore the city on your own or hire a local guide
* Hallgrimskirkja Church: The tallest & most domineering church
* The Blue Lagoon: A wonder of the world, the water temp is a constant[masked]°F year-round

Sudhurland Region (South)

* Geysir Geothermal Area: Strokkur geyser which shoots water up to 98 ft every 4-8 minutes
* Gulfoss Falls: “Golden Falls” plunges into a deep crevice
* Thingvellir National Park: Largest lake on the island and the meeting point of the American and Eurasian tectonic plates
* Kerid Crater: Gigantic, bright red volcanic depression
* Skogafoss Falls: Awe-inspiring view of south Iceland’s coastline and a 200 ft waterfall
* Vik’s Black Sand Beaches & the ‘Needles’: One of the most beautiful non-tropical beaches in the world; the ‘Needles’ are unique basalt sea stack formations
* Fjadrargljufur Canyon Hike: Spectacular canyon, nature's wild creation stretches 1 mile
* Seljalandsfoss Falls: Walking path that runs behind its curtain of water

Highlands Region

* Landmannalaugar: Colorful rhyolite mountains with varying textures, shapes and sizes; 1 hour hike in this landscape
* Ljotipollur Explosion Crater: The vibrant, red crater walls contrast with the deep blues of the lake at the bottom
* Vatnajokull National Park: Western Europe’s largest national park home to the continent's largest glacier
* Svartifoss (Black Falls): Iconic waterfall that made this park famous; water falls 100 ft over the edge, falls are bordered by tall black basalt columns
* Optional Glacier Hike

Austerland Region (East)

* Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon: White, turquoise, and black streaked icebergs move on this 815 ft deep lagoon
* Boat Cruise: Float among icebergs of Jökulsárlón to get close for fantastic viewpoints

Vesturland Region (West)

* Village of Arnarstapi & Arch Rock: Harbor village of Arnarstapi is home to magnificent basalt rock formations along sea cliffs; Gatklettur Arch, a cliff defined by its unique circular arch
* Hellnar: Iceland’s most peculiar cave, Badstofa, due to the way light enters and bounces off its interior
* Djúpalónssandur Beach: Countless, little black stones shaped by weathering
* Kirkjufell Mountain & Waterfalls: Icon of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula

**International airfare not included

Optional North Iceland Extension

Geothermal Wonderland
Sept. 26 – Sept. [masked]

* 3 N /4 D North Iceland Small Group Tour
* Breakfast daily
* Boutique B&Bs & top rated hotels
* 4×4 custom Mercedes Sprinters
* Domestic Flights Included, $400 Value!

Nordurland Region (North) and Diamond Circle

* Akureyri Town: Small city in north Iceland rated #1 in Lonely Planet’s “Best Places in Europe 2015”!
* Lake Mývatn: Surprising serenity that is ideal for light hiking
* Goðafoss Waterfall: 100 ft. wide around semicircular rim, falls 40 ft. into foaming pool below
* Skutustadagigar: Lush craters to photograph; wetlands are also an excellent for birdwatchers
* Namafjall, Geothermal Zone: Gigantic mud craters surrounded by sulfur crystals, mud pots, steam vents, and other geological wonders
* Dettifoss: ´The Beast’, 18,000 cubic ft. of water plunges over the edge every second, greatest volume of any European waterfall
* Ásbyrgi Canyon: Massive horseshoe-shaped rock formation
* Hljodaklettar, “Cave of Echoes”: Derive their name from the strange acoustics created by uncommon formations

Price: $3,895

*Single Supplement: $859


Deposit: $600

Go here to sign up: https://photoflytravel.org/tour/iceland-uncovered/


North Island Extension (optional)

Price: $1,945

*Single Supplement: $359


Deposit: $600

Greece: Best of the Best, Mainland & Islands


September 24th – October 5th 2021

Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club (http://www.photoflytravel.com/) have invited us on an amazing adventure to Greece!

E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary!

Sign up at: https://photoflytravel.org/tour/greece-small-group-tours/

* 11 nights/12 day Adventure

* Breakfast every day

* 2 Lunches & 4 Dinners included

* Welcome & Farewell Dinner Included

* Privately Guided Adventures Throughout
Athens: A taste of the Gods (2 nights)

* Explore Athens: Highlights including Constitution square, Monastiraki and flea market area, national library, Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, Herod Atticus street, the Panathenaic Stadium (first modern olympic games in 1896), Hadrian’s Arch, Temple of Zeus, & of course, the Acropolis & Parthenon with the Acropolis new museum.

* Scenic Drive along the “Riviera of Attica” Coastal Road

* Discover Cape Sounion & the Temple of Poseidon
Central & Northern Greece: Where the real gems are found… (3 nights)

Mystical Delphi: Amazing photography and breathtaking scenery from the slopes of Mount Parnassus await.

* Meteora: A real photography highlight on our Greece small group adventure, this region is famous for its beautiful monasteries standing between earth and sky atop huge pinnacle rocks.

* Monodendri Villlage: The small town of slate-roofed houses has a handful of great tavernas and some amazing churches including the triple-bell Church of Agios Athanasios and the 17th-century Church of Agios Minas.

* Vikos gorge: Formerly regarded by the Guinness Book of World Records as the deepest canyon in the world at almost 3,000 ft, this geological wonder has incredible hikes with views for the Gods!
The Greek Isles: Zakythnos & Corfu (6 nights)

* 3 nights Zakythnos & 3 nights Corfu

* A variety of the best beaches, hikes, culture, & architecture Greece has to offer
Zakythnos: “The Ionian’s Flower of The East”

* Shipwrecks, Caves, & Epic Beaches: An incredible day of exploration by traditional Kaiki boat along Zakynthos’ dramatic west coast!

* Sea Turtles, the Keri Caves, & Charming Villages
Corfu: The Grand Lady of the Ionian Islands

* Corfu Town: An Unesco World Heritage Site, this historic center’s colonial British and Venetian buildings with neoclassical influences will dazzle us and our cameras.

* Paleokastritsa Village: Arguably the most beautiful village on the entire island, Paleokastritsa offers a plethora of local taverns overlooking the blue bay and six idyllic beaches dotting the coastline surrounded by olive tree forests unchanged for millennia!

* Kanoni Town: A must stop due to the most famous and photographed spots on the island: The church of Panagia Vlacherna & Mouse Island.

* Sidari: Live music, Greek dancing, & one of the best beaches on Corfu sum up this small town gem.

* Corfu Photography Adventure: Impressive caves, breathtaking cliff views, isolated Byzantine monasteries, & stone-made villages are just some of the highlights we’ll explore and photograph

* All Taxes, Tours, & Entrance Fees included as per itinerary

* All Transfers and ground transportation included

* Roommate Pairing to save money as always! Avoid the single supplement!

* International Airfare is not included but we will assist all guests with finding the best flights upon request! (Flying into and out of Athens International Airport (ATH) )

* EMAIL US to see the daily itinerary for our Greece small group tours at [masked]

Join Us!

*For our solo travelers I will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested.

Price: $2,995.00

*Single Supplement: $489.00


Deposit: $600.00

Go here to sign up: https://photoflytravel.org/tour/greece-small-group-tours/

Croatia & Her Beautiful Sisters (Montenegro & Bosnia/Herzegovina)

Our friends at Photofly Travel Club (https://www.photoflytravel.com/) have planned another great adventure and we're all invited!

E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary!

GO HERE to Sign Up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/croatia-small-group-tours/

October 10th - October 19th, 2021

From Zagreb to Dubrovnik, we’ll explore the best of the best when it comes to this Eastern European gem. And since this gorgeous country is surrounded by gorgeous neighbors, we’ll explore a few of them too: Bosnia Herzegovina and Montenegro!

* 9 nights/10 days throughout the best of Croatia and her stunning neighbors (Bosnia/Herzegovina & Montenegro)

* Charming & Unique Boutique style hotels

*Breakfast Every day

* Welcome/Farewell Dinners, & 1 lunch included

* Privately guided tours throughout


* Zagreb: We’ll explore the capital of Croatia via a panoramic bus and walking tour

* Plitvice Lakes National Park: Oldest park in Southeast Europe & an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

* Trogir: Explore the picturesque city known as “The Stone Beauty”

* Split: The second largest city in Croatia and “the capital of Dalmatia”

* Dubrovnik: City tour of this seaside city complete with time for rest and relaxation (optional sea kayaking adventure).

Bosnia & Herzegovina:

*Mostar: As we continue south we’ll take a slight detour across the border to Bosnia & Herzegovina’s wonderland town of Mostar. Along the way awaits another mystical waterfall, not only superb for photos but swimming too! A short walk down a windy road & staircase takes us to Kravice Falls. 80 ft high and 390 ft long, it’s like a mini, majestic Niagara Falls!

All cooled off, we’ll finally arrive in Mostar, most famous for a beautiful Ottoman-style bridge which spans the Neretva river in the historic center of the city. “Stari Most” frames the colorful buildings and mosques that tumble down the cliffs of Old Town as the river rushes underneath it. It is obvious that Mostar is arguably this country’s most beautiful “city”.


Often called “The Pearl of the Mediterranean”, Montenegro might be the only place in the world where you can find so much natural wealth & beauty in such a compact area, including pretty beaches, blue lakes, rushing rivers, and gorgeous mountains.

Kotor: This medieval walled town on the coast is situated in the Bay of Kotor. It’s world-famous for the maze of streets, unique history, & dramatic defense walls encircling the town as it winds up and around the massive mountain overlooking the city.

* Plenty of free time throughout to explore on our own

* A range of optional excursions excellent for photography (Unique farm to table, off the path dinner at family farm in mountainous countryside, white water rafting in Split, walk Dubrovnik city walls, bike/wine tours, & more…)

* Optional extra night Dubrovnik: Wind down, relax, swim, or explore more of the Dubrovnik area by staying an extra night at our resort on the coast. A roundtrip boat ride to Lokrum Island with great nature trails, swimming, & the “Game of Thrones” museum is included. Price/details in daily itinerary

* All Taxes, Transfers, & Fees included

* Airfare is not included but we will help you find a good flight! (Home Airport → Zagreb International Airport (ZAG) & Dubrovnik International Airport (DBV) → Home Airport)

* Roommate Pairing to save money as always!

* Email us to see daily itinerary at [masked]


Join Us!

*For our solo travelers, we will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested.

Price: $2,995.00

*Single Supplement: $950.00


Deposit: $600.00

Go here to sign up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/croatia-small-group-tours/

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