Young at Heart – Baby Animals

June 1st-7th , 2017


McKay Photography Academy & Animals of Montana Present

Young At Heart Baby Animals Workshop

with BONUS Grand Teton National Park Excursion!


Bozeman, Montana & Grand Teton National Park
June 1st – June 7th 2017

Join David & Ally McKay, Animals of Montana, the McKay Photography Academy Team along with Toby of PhotoRec TV, all together once again, for a very exciting, very special, unique joint offering adventure – 2 years in the making! This tour format has never before been made available and WILL sell out! 

Guests with all levels of photographic experience, beginner through advanced are welcome on our “Young at Heart Baby Animal Tour” featuring a bonus visit to Grand Teton National Park! All for one incredible low price.


This tour brings together the best of both companies working together, providing you with top notch photographic education from two of the world’s most awarded photographers and educators along with their team, PLUS the award winning experience of the team behind Animals of Montana.

There really is nothing that captures and tugs at heartstrings quite like watching rolly-polly baby animals play, especially doing so in person! These animals bring smiles to our faces and laughter from within. This photographic experience will give you an opportunity to observe and photograph the animals in a natural feeling environment, under the watchful eye of the Animals of Montana team and while receiving photographic instruction by the McKay Photography Academy.

This tour bring you up close and personal to the animals to view their playful antics, watching them explore and discover their new world in Animals of Montana’s big backyard, bursting with an array of wildflowers, located near Bozeman, Montana.


Imagine photographing Baby Foxes, Wolf Pups, Mountain Lion & Lynx Cubs!*

In addition to photographing the baby animals, exclusively due to our relationship with Animals of Montana, McKay Photography Academy guests are able to photograph some of A o M’s fully grown, adult animals!  Including a Grizzly Bear and adult Tiger and Samson the African Lion – all at no additional charge!* Typically these animals are available at a charge of $500 per animal per hour.


If you are a beginner, fearful of travel, or unsure of photography settings, no need to worry! Our team is here to help you with any questions and you will fit right in with our personalized instruction! No need to feel intimidated at all. We’ve got your back!

If you have more experience as a photographer, you will be able to work one on one with some of the top pros in the industry! Receiving very personalized instruction, catered to your needs.


BONUS – Grand Teton National Park Visit!

On top of photographing the animals, this year we are adding a visit to Grand Teton National Park – at NO extra charge!

Our hearts desire is for everyone to have an experience of a lifetime that you cannot get with anyone else. We work incredibly hard to make sure you are well taken care of, instructed and enjoy an amazing adventure. That is why our clients return again, and again!
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Tentative Itinerary:

  • June 1st – Thurs – Arrive in Bozeman, MT with evening welcome meeting
  • June 2nd – Friday – Full day of photography with Animals of Montana
  • June 3rd – Saturday – Full day of photography with Animals of Montana
  • June 4th – Sunday – Travel to Grand Teton National Park area. Image review, Lightroom and PS training that evening.
  • June 5th – Monday – Full day of photography in Grand Teton National Park
  • June 6th – Tuesday – Return to Bozeman (with photo stops)
  • June 7th – Wednesday – Depart Bozeman

Click to check out this video highlight from our 2014 visit working with Animals of Montana!


  • Dates: June 1st – June 7th 2017
  • Cost: $2795
    • No Fee Payment Plans Available!
    • Due to limited space available, a $500 deposit is required to secure your space on this tour
  • Limited Space Available!
  • Tour Price Includes:
    • 2 days of Photography with Animals of Montana
    • Carpool transportation to and from group hotel
    • Carpool transportation to/from Bozeman to Grand Teton National Park
    • Carpool transportation within Grand Teton National Park
    • David, Ally & the MPA team personally educating and photographing with you in a low 4-1 ratio
    • BONUS – Image review, Lightroom and Photoshop training
    • BONUS – Grand Teton National Park Extension
  • Tour Price DOES NOT Include:
    • Airfare
    • Hotel
      • A special McKay rate is secured at our group hotels and a roommate list is available for those interested.
    • Meals, Beverages, Alcohol, Misc. Personal Expenses
    • Trip Insurance – highly, highly recommended!

*NOTE – We strive to create the best photographic experience while maintaining the safety of our guests and the animals. Specific animals to be photographed is subject to change – these are WILD animals with real emotions and moods and the utmost care for the animals and us is primary focus.

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