Overnight Visitor

After a day of shooting in the blinds relax and recharge before enjoying some night time photography. Overnight guests have use of the airtream trailer, firepit and bbq. Staying on site allows you to take advantage of our dark skies free of city lights making for some great night photography.

We are currently taking reservations for 2021!

Desert Photo Retreat and Covid-19.   Our secluded desert  location allows for a relaxing covid-19 safe get away.  We will great you, wearing masks, and give you an orientation to the airstream and the blinds.  You are then on your own for the remainder of your stay.  You have exclusive use of the property and will not be near any other people.  The airstream and outdoor area are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized between guests.   We use a HEPA Air Purifier with UV Light Sanitizer in the airstream between guests and can make it available during your visit upon request. 

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Overnight fee includes use of the Airstream trailer, the airstream comfortably accommodates a single person or couple. Exclusive use of the blinds and and property for photography from 1:30 p.m. day of arrival until 11:00 a.m. the next day.

Upon arrival at Desert Photo Retreat you will be given an orientation of the property and photo blinds. We will then leave you on your own to photograph as you wish. Assistance at the blinds and private instruction with Ron is available for an additional fee.

Use of property and private use of Airstream
  • $200 per night up to 2 people/2 night minimum

With a 2 night minimum you will have 2 mornings and 2 nights to get comfortable with the blinds, the birds and mammals all making for a better photo experience. Those guests that have stayed 2 or more nights were glad they did.

Assistance at Blinds

Upon your arrival at Desert Photo Retreat Ron will show you the blinds and provide you with perch options and bird food but then you are on your own.  Some people are comfortable with this others would like assistance.  Ron is available to assist you at the blinds, he will set up perches and keep food in appropriate places.

  • $250.00 day

(Note: this does not include instruction.  If you require more assistance with your camera, compositions, etc you should consider private instruction.)

Private Instruction

Private instruction with Ron is available for a full day or half day (4 hrs).

  • $500.00 day, up to two people. Additional person $250.00 pp
  • $250.00 ½ day up to two people. Additional person $125.00 pp

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancel prior to 14 days and either reschedule or receive refund.
  • Cancel 14-3 days prior and you may reschedule, no cash refund.
  • 48 hrs or less no refund/no reschedule.