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In 2003 Greg founded with E.J. Peiker and Heather Forcier. Today Greg is the Publisher, President and sole owner of the company and oversees all operations from his home base in Manchester, Maryland.

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Greg has been traveling the world teaching professional and amateur photographers for more than a decade hosting instructional workshops and seminars. Instructing photographers of all experience levels, Greg has earned a reputation for his gracious and generous teaching style. His workshops are offered through NatureScapes.Net, where he is Publisher and President of the most comprehensive website for nature photography.

Quetzals, Toucans, Hummingbirds - Costa Rica -

Come away from this workshop with a beautiful and diverse portfolio of images as well as a wealth of new knowledge to help you to continue improving and expanding your own photography at home and on your next trip to Costa Rica! We will take care of everything you need to get great photos from the time you step off the plane in Costa Rica's capital to your departure from the country. The lodges and casual itinerary are guaranteed to offer great photo opportunities while the meals and other details are sure to please.

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Bird Photography Workshop - Texas - Learn how to get stunning images of birds in all their glory at a private ranch near Edinburg, Texas. This workshop is limited to just five photographers per instructor, so each will receive personalized and focused attention.

Loons and More - Kamloops, B.C. - Canada -

Create adorable portraits of common loons interacting with their chicks at our unique bird photography workshop on the lake in British Columbia, Canada.

June 6-10; 11-15; and/or 16-20, 2019