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PHOTO/16: 2016 in Photos


Visit the store to purchase gift items featuring my photography.  Items include calendars, shirts, maps, guides, books and more.

2018 Nature and Wildlife Calendars by Max Waugh

2018 Nature & Wildlife Calendars

2018 photo calendars are now on sale!  I have nine different themes to choose from, including five new themes with all new images.  Preview and order the calendars here.


Photo Tours and Workshops


JaguarBrazil Jaguars and Wildlife: July 29 – August 6, 2018

My newest tour takes us to Brazil’s Pantanal. This is the premier place to photograph wild jaguars, and also offers numerous other wildlife photo opportunities.

Some of the fascinating tropical species we’ll seek out include the giant river otter, giant anteater, tapir, capybara, caiman and numerous birds and other fauna.

The 2018 tour is limited to 6 guests.  This tour is now FULL.

Learn more about this tour.


Lions in Ngorongoro Crater2019 Tanzania Photo Safari: Feb. 9 – 20, 2019

Join me on a classic African safari, when I bring a group to Tanzania for the first time in early 2019!

We will visit two of the best places in all of Africa for wildlife photography: the famed Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park.  The trip takes place during the wildebeest calving season, which means predator activity (lions, leopards, cheetahs and more) will be at its peak.

Learn more about this fun and exciting adventure!


Yellowstone Spring Photo TourYellowstone 2018 & 2019 Photo Tours

Join me on a photo adventure in the world’s first national park. I am now offering tours in spring, fall and winter, taking advantage of some Yellowstone’s incredible wildlife and scenery.

I have just added a new 2018 fall tour, and am also accepting registration requests for my 2019 spring trip.

Learn more about the fall 2018 Yellowstone tour.

The annual spring wildlife tour will run June 2 – 8, 2019.

Learn more about the spring Yellowstone tour and register here.

Photo Tours, Workshops and Classes in the Pacific Northwest and Abroad

Wood duckI have a number of custom local (Seattle area) photography workshops options available, as well larger organized tours that are scheduled for 2015 and 2016. View the Workshops and Tours page and see if there’s a tour that interests you, or schedule a private session or trip.

Possible Tour and Workshop Destinations Include:

  • Pacific Northwest
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Great Bear Rainforest
  • Costa Rica
  • South Africa
  • And more!

Visit the Workshops and Tours page to learn more.

Yellowstone Wildlife Guide

Travel Destinations

I have always enjoyed sharing photos and information from my trips in hopes of inspiring and helping others who love travel and wildlife.  Find more information about some of my favorite destinations below.

Yellowstone White WolfYellowstone National Park

Yellowstone photos, videos and other travel information about America’s first national park.  Take advantage of Max’s experience and get advice on where to find wildlife in the park, what camera gear to take and what to pack in general.

Visit Max’s Yellowstone Information page.

Squirrel monkey, Costa RicaCosta Rica

See photos and videos from Max’s trips to Costa Rica, and get information and helpful travel advice from a seasoned traveler.  You’ll find info on what camera gear to bring, what supplies to pack and how to prepare for this rugged but beautiful country.

Visit Max’s Costa Rica information page.

Lion cubTrip Summaries and Travel Information

Get information and advice on lodging, transportation, food, photography and more.  Max has compiled trip summaries from the various destinations he has visited over the years, including travels to Africa, Latin America, New Zealand, Europe and more.

Visit Max’s travel information page.