I call them FunShops™ – Because if it’s Work I’m Not Going!

Join Jim and Kathy Stamates for an adventure of a lifetime on our Wildlife Photography FunShops & Tours. Travel with a professional wildlife photographer exploring new locations and adventures. See the obvious, explore the unique. Learn Low Impact Field Techniques to improve your photography and nature experience.For more than 30 years Jim and Kathy Stamates have been traveling to explore seldom visited locations and making stunning photographs to share with the world. In The Rhythm™ Tours and Photo Workshops is excited to offer you the opportunity to join them in their next adventure.

Each adventure is unique. Some are exploratory expeditions while others revisit favorite locations. Photography is always part of every adventure but not the only reason to join in. The adventure, Jim and Kathy’s knowledge of wildlife and travel, great camaraderie all make each trip unique and unforgettable.

Getting in the rhythm of nature is the key to seeing the unique and experiencing our amazing planet. Our tours have been called ‘life changing’. Join an upcoming Adventure: Tanzania, Costa Rica Adventure, Grand Teton Photo Workshop, Alaska Adventure, Yellowstone Wildlife Safari, or design your own. Let us be your personal guides and photography instructor.

Low Impact Wildlife Photography is an Authorized Permittee of the National Park Service



Just Announced

Fall Grand Teton Wildlife and Landscape FunShop™

September 18-21 2017
Cost:  $1295  4-Full Days in the Field

(includes Farewell Dinner at Jackson’s Finest)

Join Jim and Kathy Stamates for 4 Full days of photographing wildlife and landscapes in their favorite National Park. This is the ultimate time of year for photographing fall colors of iconic landscapes, Animals have their winter coats and look their best. The rut is in full swing with Elk bulging, Moose mating, and the Bears are in a feeding frenzy. This is our most popular FunShop™ and fills quickly. Click Learn or Book now!


The Ultimate Africa Adventure 


OCTOBER 11-22 2017

Join Jim and Kathy Stamates  in Tanzania for the Safari of a lifetime. This is the ultimate 12 day All Inclusive African Safari that has been customized by Jim and Kathy to maximize your African Experience. A small group of FunShop Fanatics will be pampered by the friendliest and most attentive staff and guides

All Inclusive African Safari Adventure

October 11-22 2017 
Cost:  $10,995 per person Dbl occupancy 
(minimum 6 – maximum 11 photographers plus room for non-shooters)
Single supplement additional $1800



We are exploring new and exciting locations for future ADVENTURES.

If you have a special place you would like to explore, let us know. We are open to all locations.