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Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures

Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1G1, Canada
+1 866-411-4311
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Join Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures for guided photography walks, private guiding, workshops and other photography related activities in Banff and the Canadian Rockies. Our mission is to develop your photography skills in a world class travel photography destination. We are passionate about the wider photography community and actively engage in educational, environmental and wildlife events and projects, both independently and through partnerships. Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures is a proud sponsor of the world famous Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.
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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1G1, Canada
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+1 866-411-4311
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went out with Mark last week and it was some of the best five hours I've ever had. Mark picked me up at 4:15am and we went to Two Jack Lake for sunrise. When we got there he set up my camera and then...More

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Mark U, Owner at Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the incredible review! I'm so glad to hear that you appreciated my teaching style and that you learned and got some great shots during our session! Feel free to post some images! Would love to see the final results!

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Reviewed July 11, 2018

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Reviewed June 28, 2018

I had a great, productive five-hour session with Mark. I consider myself an "accomplished amateur", and Mark quickly assessed the areas in which he could provide the most help. I was more interested in learning process and workflow than in taking any specific shots, and...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

My family bought a 5 hour private guided session with Mark as a Christmas present to me. On May 19, I was picked up at 4:15 am to photgraph the sunrise on Mount Rundle in Banff (and went to a second location once the sun...More

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Mark U, Owner at Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed your session with me! It means a lot to hear that I didn't intimidate you. I really work hard to make the experience enjoyable for all skill levels. Hope to see you next time you are back in the Banff...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our 5-hour sunrise session in Banff with Mark. His teaching skills are excellent qnd he is able to adapt the session to the level of his students. We were two beginner/intermediate and we learned so much in photo composition, exposure, etc. We...More

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Mark U, Owner at Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

Thank you so much for the review! I hope to see you again someday! Happy shooting.

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

I had the best 4-hour photo instructional with Mark. Banff is beyond beautiful & the tour with Rocky Mtn Adventures allowed me to see spots I probably would not have seen. Mark's expertise & directive with my camera is allowing me to look thru my...More

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Mark U, Owner at Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thanks! I'm glad you braved the cold. You captured some amazing images! I'm so glad that I was able to help.

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

I booked a 5 hour guided tour with Mark for my 15 year old daughter. Mark's knowledge of cameras, photography and his local area is amazing and my daughter learnt so much in that 5 hours. Our tour started at Lake Louise and we also...More

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Mark U, Owner at Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

I'm really happy that she learned and got to take home some great images! Thank you for the wonderful review!

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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

I booked this for my husband who is a beginner photographer with some basic knowledge. Mark was very patient and took the time to explain things to my husband. I tagged along for the ride. Mark picked us up from our inn at 6:30 to...More

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Mark U, Owner at Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2017

I'm so glad to hear he learned lots and enjoyed the session! Thank you for the great review!

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GailUlloa
April 17, 2018|
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Response from Mark U | Property representative |
Sorry for such a late reply! I was away on a shoot and this message slipped through the cracks. For weather it depends. This year is a late winter so there is a chance that Moraine Lake may still have snow. Everywhere else... More
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garyfielder22
April 6, 2017|
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Response from Mark U | Property representative |
HI Gary! Thanks for reaching out! Very shortly we will be posting more dates for our sunrise photography workshop. It will be available for July 11th. We should have our website updated reflecting the new available dates by... More
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