landscape photography WORKSHOPS

Privately guided landscape photography workshops in Banff National Park and the surrounding Canadian Rocky Mountains.

It doesn’t come more personalized than this.

Your local expert and photography guide, a custom photo schedule, your wish-list of shots, and an exciting adventure ahead. Capture the finest of the Rockies’ signature locations -  your way.

On all of our private guiding sessions, the rhythm of nature is what we work to, and the options are endless. Grab your gear, and pack your sense of adventure. We can’t wait to map out your journey and show you the way.

Tailored to all photography skill and fitness levels, our personal photography guiding and instruction sessions are suitable for anyone who has a taste for adventure and an interest in photography. Solo, couples, groups - we will custom-build your experience to perfectly suit your requirements and photography wish-list.

All of our private guiding workshops include snack bars, hot drinks and transportation to and from your accommodation.

Dates Available

Year Round


$325+ Based on time, guide and group size

guest limit

Individual to 10 participants

Tour Length

3 - 5 - 8 hour workshops

Accommodation Pick up and return

Locations Include

Banff and the Canadian Rockies



Our 3 hour, 5 hour and full day guiding workshops are customizable to suit your preferences and goals. We can incorporate post processing and print preparation of your images into any workshop.

3 Hour session

This perfect introductory session will have you visit up to two locations while receiving instruction on how to strengthen your compositions and camera techniques.

Starting at $325

5 Hour Session

Our bestseller! Strengthen your photography skills and experience one-to-one learning with a half day of private instruction. Shoot up to three locations while receiving instruction on how to strengthen your compositions and camera techniques. A five-hour session gets you more time to practice what you learn!

Starting at $460

8 Hours

Explore further afield while discovering multiple locations and enjoy more in-depth learning of photography techniques with a full day of private instruction. 

Starting at $650




Mark Unrau is a National Geographic Traveler award winning professional photographer with over 20 years experience in landscape and travel photography.

He is the owner and operator of Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures. Mark has worked in all corners of the industry and all corners of the world, from commercial photography to camera sales person.  Mark's knowledge and passion for the art and technique of photography are unparalleled in the Canadian Rockies.

His natural and approachable technique and teaching skills are a perfect fit for anyone who wants to take their photography to the next level by learning from a seasoned professional!

PX3 honorable mention
All Roads Film Project - National Geographic


Photography Guide

A local to Banff for over 5 years, Maxim has spent all of his free time exploring and photographing Banff and the Canadian Rockies. His soft spoken demeanor and endless patience combined with his knowledge of the area makes him a perfect fit for anyone just starting out or for the experienced photographer looking for a guide to get you there at the right time and place to nail that perfect shot.  

Frequent questions

What is a private guided landscape photography workshop?

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Photography tours and workshops in Banff with Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures