Anza-Borrego Desert Photography Workshops

March 16- 19th, 2016

Discover the wonders of California's and America's largest desert state park as an understudy of Salvatore! This desert region of southern California is part of the Colorado desert ecosystem- the Sonoran and part of the Mojave and Colorado Deserts Bioshere Reserve. It is the lowest of the desert habitats found in California and contains rare plant and animal species found only within Anza Borrego. Here is the Elephant Tree, a species associated with the Baja of Mexico that makes it only appearance in the United States. Visiting Anza Borrego at this time we should find the best flower blooms of the spring. Of course they are dependent on winter rainfall. We will also find some of the best Cactus Gardens and wild palm groves found anywhere. The varied Rift geology of the park provides stunning mudflats, badlands and mountains each containing unusual formations such as the Windcaves, Salton Sea, Pumpkin Patch and fossils of Mammoth, Whales, Oysters and Brachiopods.  Desert Bighorn Sheep, Kitfox, Roadrunner, Chuckwalla and Desert Iguana's are a few of the animals we will encounter.  

Call (973) 464-3354

Cactus Garden, Anza Borrego Desert, CA

Borrego Palm Canyon, Anza Borrego Desert, CA
Ocotillo Flowers, Anza Borrego Desert, CA
Goldenbush Flowers, Anza Borrego Desert, CA
March 16th-19st 2016
Anza-Borrego Desert, California

LODGING: Not Included
Photo Safari available¹

Not Included

FOOD: Not Included


DIFFICULTY: Moderately Strenuous

PRICE: $695.00

Call (973) 464-3354

Pumpkin Patch, Anza Borrego Desert, CA

Elephant Tree, Anza Borrego Desert, CA

Borrego Badlands, Anza Borrego Desert, CA

Borrego Palm Creek, Anza Borrego Desert, CA

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Moab Paper is a Proud Sponsor of Salvatore Vasapolli Workshops
*To qualify for Early Bird Discounts, participants  Call (973) 464-3354 to book your workshop.

¹Photo-Safari Lodging
 Cut down your cost of a room! Stay in one of our large tents as we campout in or near our workshop locations for a rustic safari feel. You supply your sleeping bag and we supply a roof over your head. You still have the option of staying in a local motel if you want.  Tents are dormitory style or single/ double occupancy. We serve coffee, tea or hot cocoa otherwise we will patronize local restaurants.
but you are welcome to bring your own food- we recommend backpacking or canned meals! Showers available if none are available at or near our campsite. Air mattresses available! Costs are specific for each workshop. Call for details!
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