Destination Morocco: Want to Join Me?

After a very successful photography tour and workshop in Peru this May, I’m excited to announce my next big photo adventure tour.  We’re going to Morocco!  Want to come along for the ride?

About Photography in Morocco

Without a doubt, Morocco is one of the most photogenic countries I’ve ever travelled.  It seems like there is a worthy photo around every corner.  From an architecture standpoint, you have the stunning mosques, exciting medinas, beautiful Berber villages, and impressive cities like “The Blue City” of Chefchaouen.  As far as nature is concerned, Morocco is incredibly varied.  You have prairies, gorges, high-altitude mountains, stunning coastlines, and the Sahara Desert.  And, of course, the people themselves make for fantastic subjects.

In Morocco, you’ll definitely fill your fare share of memory cards, but you’ll also have a great opportunity to dive deep into this country that’s so rich in culture and history.


How Can you Join?

Like the tour in Peru, I’m taking on a maximum of 12 participants.  We’re running things on a first-come first-serve basis, so sign up quickly as to not miss out!

You can sign up, and get much more in depth information on the tour/workshop here.

What’s the Itinerary?

The tour starts and ends in Marrakesh.  It begins on the 6th of February, 2016 and runs for 13 days.  I’ve included a very brief description of the tour below, but if you’d like the full in depth itinerary, you can download the pdf version of it here.

  • February 6 – Arrival in Marrakesh
  • February 7 – Photo tour of Marrakesh
  • February 8 – To Chefchaouen via Rabat and Casablanca
  • February 9 – Full Day in Chefchaouen
  • February 10 – To Fes via Volubilis and Meknes
  • February 11 – Photo tour of Fes
  • February 12 – Free Day in Fes
  • February 13 – The Sahara via The Middle Atlas Mountains
  • February 14 – The Sahara
  • February 15 – Dades Gorge via Todra Gorge
  • February 16 – The High Atlas Mountains
  • February 17 – Marrakesh via The Atlas Mountains
  • February 18 – Tour ends in Marrakesh


Who are the Instructors?

I’m really excited to this time be joining forces with the incredibly talented Jeff Bartlett.  I’ve known Jeff for ages, and not only is he a fantastic photographer, but a great person, and very good photography instructor.

Check out Jeff’s portfolio here.

Jeff Bartlett

What is a Photography Tour/Workshop?

For those not familiar with my trips.  What I do is take your classic adventure tour and place a photography edge to it.  Moreover, not only is the trip set up with photography in mind, you’ll have 2 professional photographers along side providing instruction.  We offer time for 1-on-1 instruction, as well as short seminars, and on location training.

Whether you’re just picking up a camera for your first time, or you’ve been shooting images forever and want to build on your portfolio and skills, you’ll get a lot out of a trip like this.

Ready to Book?

Hop on over to the booking page for more information on the tour and to reserve your spot on the tour.

Author: Brendan van Son

Author: I am a travel writer and photographer from Alberta, Canada. Over my years as a travel photographer, I have visited 6 of the 7 continents and more countries than I have any desire to count. If you want to improve your skills, be sure to check out my travel photography channel on Youtube . Also, check out my profile on . to learn a little bit more about me and my work.

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  1. Unfortunately, I do not have the money nor the time to travel to Morocco at the moment. I would absolutely love to, though! It definitely is on my list of dream destinations for a variety of reasons. I hope you have fun as well as anyone who joins you! I look forward to hearing about the trip.

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    • Some other time I hope Maddie! Thanks for the well wishes!

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  2. I travelled through there over several weeks ago now and loved it. It’s a very photogenic country with its people and landscape. Indeed I got some of my more recent favourite travel photography from there. So if anyone is thinking about heading there, whether with Brendan’s tour or by themselves, I can highly recommend it.

    I know from your previous post that you will enjoy re-visiting for the photography as well Brendan.

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  3. Morocco is so colourful! Love the city and the culture! Thanks for the great pics!

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  4. You’re quite right – Morocco is a most photogenic country with plenty of diverse landscapes to entrance. I travel frequently to Morocco, especially Marrakech as we have a restored town house in the medina of Marrakech that we operate as a luxury boutique hotel and each time I go I’m always delighted to find something new – a new design, new art gallery, new hotel, restaurant, cafe in the medina, new products – it’s a very creative place that attracts many artists and designers. You’ll see the results of this eclectic mix of East and West, modern and traditional, in new products on sale in the souks – and in the new architecture. There is even a nouvelle Moroccan cuisine – with tasty creations that look too beautiful to eat!
    I wish you much luck with your photography trip – I’m sure it will be awesome.

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  5. I am loving the colorful walls along with the natural surroundings. I think Morocco is a nice place to visit. Do you have Morocco travel guides?

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  6. Morocco is a incredible place to go a lot of history and incredible place to take pictures!! i wis someday i can do this trip

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  7. Morocco is truly great destination for photographers. I wish I could join you!
    Have fun!

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  8. This looks like so much fun. I’ve visited Morocco several times and loved it every time.
    Have fun!

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  9. What a nice scenery from Morocco !
    Your mirror effect is so natural !

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