Photography River Cruises

What better place than France to capture the light, landscapes, and legendary inspiration? Join us for a Seine River cruise designed for photography enthusiasts and aspiring shutterbugs alike. You’ll cruise with seasoned photographers of international backgrounds to inspire and instruct you - no matter your photography skill level. Cruise through the perfect backdrops for your subject matter - the beauty and scenes of France. Enjoy a photo contest for feedback by expert photographers and share the fun with like-minded traveling companions with a passion for capturing the perfect shot.

Meet Your Photographer - Brenda Tharp

For over 30 years, Brenda Tharp has traveled in search of images that express the beauty of our planet and the cultures and wildlife that inhabit it. Her photographs have appeared in national magazines and books, for clients including Chronicle Books, Michelin Travel Publications, National Geographic Society, the National Park Service and several inflight magazines. Brenda is the author of Expressive Nature Photography and co-author of Extraordinary Everyday Photography. She is a popular workshop instructor and acclaimed keynote speaker.

Throughout this cruise, Brenda will share her expertise and photography tips with you to help you make photographs that have impact. She’ll be on hand in the field and when on board to answer questions, and she’ll give a presentation on how to make great pictures with any camera.

Brenda Tharp - Avalon Photography River Cruise