Nature Photography
2018 Nature and Wildlife photography workshop classes.

 David's photography tours in 2017-2018 include.

 Travel with professional wildlife photographer David C. Olson  and take amazing photograph's you never thought possible. David will put you on the best subjects in the best time and light, learn photography and crazy things you never new about our North American wild's. Photoshop and lightroom classes.

Wisconsin loon photo workshops, June 23rd to 28th in Hayward Wisconsin. Photograph loons and their chicks in this intimate look into this wonderful bird. Learn photo techniques and get great images of this north-woods icon.  David won last years National Loon poster from this very location. Morning or evening sessions available. $200 per session.

Call for details 815-873-1777

Great Smoky Mountains in extreme fall color. October 21st thru the 28th 2017. SOLD OUT

Canadian Rockies, Wildlife and landscape's. Sept.9th to 16th 2017 , SOLD OUT.

Yellowstone winter wildlife February 3rd thru 10th, 2018, $2,600 per person. Sold Out

Wildlife of Costa Rica 2018 , March 10th thru 17th. Tree house lodging, best birding in Costa Rica, photography and culture. $3,895 per person. 2 spots remaining.

Call us or e mail for more details on these trips. We will e mail you itinerary, prices and other trip information.


 David also caters  to one on one trips and technique workshops. In state or at any North American location, please call me to discuss any destination of your choice. If you want David to yourself and come back with images of a lifetime this is it.




nature photography classes, tours, workshops, wildlife photography

Online ordering for our clients.

Order prints from your photography session at Olson Studios or sports photography from our many schools we photograph.  Most of our galleries are private but these galleries are public.

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Art Gallery Showings.

See David's photography on display at Olson Photography in Rockford. Also our display at the Chicago art museum this summer. David's photography is also highlighted in the new Northwest Quarterly magazine this month. David Olson's images have been chosen to be in the 2018 National Geographic Christmas cards this year. We also have thousands of wildlife and landscape pictures available for books and publications. See our work in The National Geographic, Alaska Magazine, Birders World and many more publications in 2017 and 2018. 

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Fall family portraits Rockford, Illinois area.

Fall is a gorgeous time here in Northern Illinois. A great time to have us create some precious memories of your family.  We have various fantastic locations and tons of creative idea's. Along with your session you also get  an online gallery, multiple grouping the day of the shoot, retouching and Olson's digital creations. Prints, digital copies and holiday cards are all items we can make for you too.

Call 815-873-1777 to reserve your date. Times do fill up fast so dont wait !  See you in the pictures!