Tours & Workshops:



All of my tours & workshops are run though my company Photo Nomads. Please click on the Photo Nomads logo below to visit that site and explore my current trips. Below the logo you can see a handful of testimonials from guests on my previous trips:

Testimonials

I’d like to thank David for organizing such a seamless trip.

I'd like to thank David for organizing such a seamless trip. The Photo Nomads staff got us to all the locations on time and adjusted the itinerary to take advantage of changing conditions – and with early snows, we had lots of changing conditions. However, it was the friendliness and ease with which Dave made everything happen. I've travelled with many photography groups and leaders over the years and David is up there with the very best! I'd have no hesitation going on another trip with Photo Nomads - hell, I reckon we need to organize something
for next year!!

Peter Eastway

AIPP Grand Master of Photography

2x Australian Pro Photographer of the Year

Featured on Netflix in Explorers of Light

Canadian Rockies 2017

5.0
2018-12-06T02:01:41+00:00

Peter Eastway

AIPP Grand Master of Photography

2x Australian Pro Photographer of the Year

Featured on Netflix in Explorers of Light

Canadian Rockies 2017

I'd like to thank David for organizing such a seamless trip. The Photo Nomads staff got us to all the locations on time and adjusted the itinerary to take advantage of changing conditions – and with early snows, we had lots of changing conditions. However, it was the friendliness and ease with which Dave made everything happen. I've travelled with many photography groups and leaders over the years and David is up there with the very best! I'd have no hesitation going on another trip with Photo Nomads - hell, I reckon we need to organize something for next year!!

I would highly recommend David & Photo Nomads and I’m looking forward to working with them again on future workshops!

I had the great pleasure of working with Photo Nomads on the production of three PODAS workshops. David's attention to detail and absolute dedication to a complete photographic experience were un-paralleled. On the trip, David provided the group with information on every location we visited, including history and fun stories. All aspects of the trip were planned thoroughly, leaving me the ability to concentrate my focus on my clients. I would highly recommend David & Photo Nomads and I'm looking forward to working with them again on future workshops!

Scott Nidermaier

Manager of Education, Phase One

Canadian Rockies 2017

American Southwest 2017

5.0
2018-12-06T02:06:09+00:00

Scott Nidermaier

Manager of Education, Phase One

Canadian Rockies 2017

American Southwest 2017

I had the great pleasure of working with Photo Nomads on the production of three PODAS workshops. David's attention to detail and absolute dedication to a complete photographic experience were un-paralleled. On the trip, David provided the group with information on every location we visited, including history and fun stories. All aspects of the trip were planned thoroughly, leaving me the ability to concentrate my focus on my clients. I would highly recommend David & Photo Nomads and I'm looking forward to working with them again on future workshops!

On our trip to Africa, David’s close relationship with the owners of the lodges where we stayed significantly assured and enhanced the services we received and the gracious hospitality we enjoyed.

On our trip to Africa, David’s close relationship with the owners of the lodges where we stayed significantly assured and enhanced the services we received and the gracious hospitality we enjoyed. Three reserves, 17 game drives, many connections, various means of transportation all seamlessly organized and executed. It is not only the great things that happened on the trip, but all the bad things that could have, but did not due to the expertise and attention to detail of Photo Nomads. The contrast between the luxury and warm hospitality of the venues on one hand and the rustic nature of the reserves and animals on the other, is enthralling. The photography instruction that you gave us was very informative and helpful. The choice of resorts, reserves, venues and means of transportation was excellent!

Ahmad H

California, USA

Africa 2018

5.0
2018-12-06T02:20:12+00:00

Ahmad H

California, USA

Africa 2018

On our trip to Africa, David’s close relationship with the owners of the lodges where we stayed significantly assured and enhanced the services we received and the gracious hospitality we enjoyed. Three reserves, 17 game drives, many connections, various means of transportation all seamlessly organized and executed. It is not only the great things that happened on the trip, but all the bad things that could have, but did not due to the expertise and attention to detail of Photo Nomads. The contrast between the luxury and warm hospitality of the venues on one hand and the rustic nature of the reserves and animals on the other, is enthralling. The photography instruction that you gave us was very informative and helpful. The choice of resorts, reserves, venues and means of transportation was excellent!

Great knowledge of both logistical stuff but also good photography knowledge… just amazing support.

I would recommend Photo Nomads to anyone. Great knowledge of both logistical stuff but also good photography knowledge... just amazing support. Dave was
awesome & easy to get on with. Hope to catch up with him in the future!

Trevor N

Australia

Canadian Rockies 2017

5.0
2018-12-06T02:22:21+00:00

Trevor N

Australia

Canadian Rockies 2017

I would recommend Photo Nomads to anyone. Great knowledge of both logistical stuff but also good photography knowledge... just amazing support. Dave was awesome & easy to get on with. Hope to catch up with him in the future!

The trip to Havasupai and the Grand Canyon was excellent – amazing photo opportunities!

The trip to Havasupai and the Grand Canyon was excellent - amazing photo opportunities! David was very free with advice on how to make the most of the photographic opportunities that were available during the trip. David took great care of the group and the food was wonderful too. The other photographers on the trip were extremely nice and the chance to exchange photo information was a hit - overall a great experience.

Steve W

New York, USA

Havasupai 2016

5.0
2018-12-06T02:23:33+00:00

Steve W

New York, USA

Havasupai 2016

The trip to Havasupai and the Grand Canyon was excellent - amazing photo opportunities! David was very free with advice on how to make the most of the photographic opportunities that were available during the trip. David took great care of the group and the food was wonderful too. The other photographers on the trip were extremely nice and the chance to exchange photo information was a hit - overall a great experience.

David & Photo Nomads organized and led a trip to Africa that was flawless.

David & Photo Nomads organized and led a trip to Africa that was flawless. Great attention was paid to the details and because of that every aspect of the trip flowed seamlessly. Seeing the Big 5 was outstanding, but that was just one of many highlights. The accommodations selected were excellent as were the meals. Knowing that the closest town to one of our lodges was 7-hours round trip, it's very impressive that they produced high quality meals and services. Having the photo lessons was a key that helped make this trip such a success. Learning how to take photos properly from the beginning of the trip only made the experience better throughout. The game drives were fun and interesting. Now I really know what true off-roading is as our vehicles drove over everything in their path. Thank you to Photo Nomads for a great trip!

Gaby G

Washington, USA

Africa 2018

5.0
2018-12-06T02:26:48+00:00

Gaby G

Washington, USA

Africa 2018

David & Photo Nomads organized and led a trip to Africa that was flawless. Great attention was paid to the details and because of that every aspect of the trip flowed seamlessly. Seeing the Big 5 was outstanding, but that was just one of many highlights. The accommodations selected were excellent as were the meals. Knowing that the closest town to one of our lodges was 7-hours round trip, it's very impressive that they produced high quality meals and services. Having the photo lessons was a key that helped make this trip such a success. Learning how to take photos properly from the beginning of the trip only made the experience better throughout. The game drives were fun and interesting. Now I really know what true off-roading is as our vehicles drove over everything in their path. Thank you to Photo Nomads for a great trip!

Our itinerary was perfectly planned to make the most of our time without ever feeling rushed.

I can”t recommend Photo Nomads more highly. We had an amazing two week trip to southern Africa. Our itinerary was perfectly planned to make the most of our time without ever feeling rushed. Transport, accommodation and food were all of high standard, with Jaci’s Tree Lodge and Pangolin’s Khwai Camp being my favorites. There were so many experiences that I will never forget. Watching the sunrise over Victoria Falls with absolutely no one else in the park, seeing huge herds of elephants in the Okavanga Delta and sleeping in the star bed over the watering hole at in Madikwe were just a few. We saw all of Africa’s Big 5 animals within the first 4 days and spotted leopards, cheetahs and more lions than I could ever imagine. As someone who solely uses their iPhone camera the thought of using a professional camera was intimidating, but David was incredible in teaching me the basics. I came home with amazing photos that my friends and family mistook for National Geographic images. Not only was this a trip of a lifetime but it has inspired me to take up photography since I’ve returned. My only complaint, I wish I could have stayed 2 weeks more!

Trisha D

California, USA

Africa 2018

5.0
2018-12-06T02:28:44+00:00

Trisha D

California, USA

Africa 2018

I can”t recommend Photo Nomads more highly. We had an amazing two week trip to southern Africa. Our itinerary was perfectly planned to make the most of our time without ever feeling rushed. Transport, accommodation and food were all of high standard, with Jaci’s Tree Lodge and Pangolin’s Khwai Camp being my favorites. There were so many experiences that I will never forget. Watching the sunrise over Victoria Falls with absolutely no one else in the park, seeing huge herds of elephants in the Okavanga Delta and sleeping in the star bed over the watering hole at in Madikwe were just a few. We saw all of Africa’s Big 5 animals within the first 4 days and spotted leopards, cheetahs and more lions than I could ever imagine. As someone who solely uses their iPhone camera the thought of using a professional camera was intimidating, but David was incredible in teaching me the basics. I came home with amazing photos that my friends and family mistook for National Geographic images. Not only was this a trip of a lifetime but it has inspired me to take up photography since I’ve returned. My only complaint, I wish I could have stayed 2 weeks more!

Going on safari in Africa has always been a dream for me and Photo Nomads took me on a trip of a lifetime!

Going on safari in Africa has always been a dream for me and Photo Nomads took me on a trip of a lifetime. I was very impressed with David’s passion and knowledge of African wildlife and photography. He kept us fully engaged and involved in the game drives. We spotted all of the Big 5 animals as well as leopards, cheetahs and prides of lions. We were definitely not just tourists on a bus traveling from A to B. The accommodations chosen were top notch and the service and food at the lodges exceeded expectation. My favorite being Jaci’s Tree Lodge in Madikwe. The outdoor showers and treehouse atmosphere were fantastic. I highly enjoyed spying animals at the watering hole from their Terrapin hide and the photos I captured there were among some of my favorite. David was very helpful and patient in helping me brush up on my photographic skills and helped me return home with fantastic photos and memories I will never forget. If you love the great outdoors and have a desire to see some of the amazing animals that live on our beautiful planet in their natural environment then this is for you. A real taste of Africa awaits. I highly recommend taking a trip to Africa with Photo Nomads!

Nanci D

California, USA

Africa 2018

5.0
2018-12-06T02:30:55+00:00

Nanci D

California, USA

Africa 2018

Going on safari in Africa has always been a dream for me and Photo Nomads took me on a trip of a lifetime. I was very impressed with David’s passion and knowledge of African wildlife and photography. He kept us fully engaged and involved in the game drives. We spotted all of the Big 5 animals as well as leopards, cheetahs and prides of lions. We were definitely not just tourists on a bus traveling from A to B. The accommodations chosen were top notch and the service and food at the lodges exceeded expectation. My favorite being Jaci’s Tree Lodge in Madikwe. The outdoor showers and treehouse atmosphere were fantastic. I highly enjoyed spying animals at the watering hole from their Terrapin hide and the photos I captured there were among some of my favorite. David was very helpful and patient in helping me brush up on my photographic skills and helped me return home with fantastic photos and memories I will never forget. If you love the great outdoors and have a desire to see some of the amazing animals that live on our beautiful planet in their natural environment then this is for you. A real taste of Africa awaits. I highly recommend taking a trip to Africa with Photo Nomads!

David of Photo Nomads was great with helping us learn how to take better photos quickly.

I have always wanted to go to Africa but the thought of planning such a trip was overwhelming. Having every detail well planned for us was so enjoyable. The trip ran so smoothly. We loved the reserves (Khwai and Madikwe) as well as the Chobe River Photo Boat. The accommodations, cuisine and staff were fabulous and far exceeded our expectations. We always felt comfortable and safe. Being fairly new to photography, using the cameras on the game drives was challenging, addicting, and rewarding. David of Photo Nomads was great with helping us learn how to take better photos quickly. We all came home with amazing pictures that we never would have been able to take without going on a trip like this. This was a once in a lifetime experience and I am so glad I did it! Actually, I would go again!

Mary D

California, USA

Africa 2018

5.0
2018-12-06T02:32:23+00:00

Mary D

California, USA

Africa 2018

I have always wanted to go to Africa but the thought of planning such a trip was overwhelming. Having every detail well planned for us was so enjoyable. The trip ran so smoothly. We loved the reserves (Khwai and Madikwe) as well as the Chobe River Photo Boat. The accommodations, cuisine and staff were fabulous and far exceeded our expectations. We always felt comfortable and safe. Being fairly new to photography, using the cameras on the game drives was challenging, addicting, and rewarding. David of Photo Nomads was great with helping us learn how to take better photos quickly. We all came home with amazing pictures that we never would have been able to take without going on a trip like this. This was a once in a lifetime experience and I am so glad I did it! Actually, I would go again!

Dave made every aspect of the adventure memorable. He was accommodating to everyone and knew every area throughly that we visited.

Dave made every aspect of the adventure memorable. He was accommodating to everyone and knew every area throughly that we visited. Dave made the trip effortless. I couldn't recommend Photo Nomads any higher!

Henry H

Michigan, USA

American Southwest 2017

5.0
2018-12-06T02:33:31+00:00

Henry H

Michigan, USA

American Southwest 2017

Dave made every aspect of the adventure memorable. He was accommodating to everyone and knew every area throughly that we visited. Dave made the trip effortless. I couldn't recommend Photo Nomads any higher!

David knows where and when to go in order to take the best pictures!

During my trip to the Canadian Rockies with Photo Nomads, I was shown a photographer’s paradise with stunning peaks, emerald lakes and majestic wildlife. I have found all of this thanks to David Gaiz (my guide and photography instructor). David knows where and when to go in order to take the best pictures. The Photo Nomads “Oh Canada!” trip was wonderful. Thanks David!

Antonio M

Portugal

Canadian Rockies 2016

5.0
2018-12-06T02:35:02+00:00

Antonio M

Portugal

Canadian Rockies 2016

During my trip to the Canadian Rockies with Photo Nomads, I was shown a photographer’s paradise with stunning peaks, emerald lakes and majestic wildlife. I have found all of this thanks to David Gaiz (my guide and photography instructor). David knows where and when to go in order to take the best pictures. The Photo Nomads “Oh Canada!” trip was wonderful. Thanks David!

Over the years I have taken multiple photo trips. This trip to Banff & Jasper was one of the best that I have been on!

Over the years I have taken multiple photo trips. This trip to Banff & Jasper was one of the best that I have been on... All the accommodations were excellent & the same applied to all the meals provided. I would go on another trip without any hesitation. Thanks for a great time.

John D

BC, Canada

Canadian Rockies 2017

5.0
2018-12-06T02:24:40+00:00

John D

BC, Canada

Canadian Rockies 2017

Over the years I have taken multiple photo trips. This trip to Banff & Jasper was one of the best that I have been on... All the accommodations were excellent & the same applied to all the meals provided. I would go on another trip without any hesitation. Thanks for a great time.
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