Costa Rica

For birders and photographers alike, the incredible avifauna of Costa Rica is certain to inspire. Your journey spans a diverse range of ecosystems and elevations to spot some of the hundreds of bird species that call Costa Rica home. 


I offer Group Tours, Small Group Photo Workshops and Individual Custom Tours. Photographers, Birders and non-photographers welcome!

For Custom tours please email me, for my group tours check out the dates here:

Costa Rica Birding & Photography Tour - 2024

December 8, 2024 - December 17, 2024

10 days/ 9 nights - Birding and Photography in Sarapiquí, Carara, Uvita and San Gerardo de Dota - Quetzals and more!

Cost: $3850 * (per person sharing / single supplement: $475)

Deposit: $350

Group Size: max 10-12  * 4 spots left

Costa Rica Birding & Photography Extended Tour - 2025

March 13 - March 23, 2025

11 days/ 10 nights - Birding and Photography in Sarapiquí, Arenal Observatory Lodge, Tarcoles - Carara, and San Gerardo de Dota - Quetzals and more!

Cost: $4475 * (per person sharing / single supplement: $800)

Deposit: $450

Group Size: max 10 -12

Costa Rica Photography Workshop - MARCH 2025, QUETZALS and MORE!

All inclusive photography workshop, small group of only 6 photographers so everyone will get plenty of great opportunity to capture some remarkable images. I will be right there to help you with anything you need. This photo workshop will cover TWO locations, Sarapiqui and San Gerado de Dota (Caribbean Lowlands and Cloud forest for the Quetzals), giving you an amazing variety of birds and wilfdlife. 

March 25 - March 31, 2025

7 days/ 6 nights - Photography Workshop in Sarapiquí, and San Gerardo de Dota - Quetzals and more!

Cost: $3625  | Single Supplement $450  |  Non-photographer: $1200
Deposit: $700

Group Size: max 6 participants


(The non-photographer rate is available for non-photographing spouse or tag-a-long. This is someone that accompanies the workshop participant but does not taking part in the photo workshop however they are welcome to join us on birding walks etc. The lodge also offers many optional adventures such as fishing, horse back riding, local tours, river rafting, etc.)


Included: Accommodations, all meals (breakfast lunch and dinner buffet), water, transportation from and to the lodges, airport pick up, boat ride, feeders etc, and a great time! You will have me as your photography guide and also we will have a local expert birding guide.

Not included: You will be responsible for paying for your international flight from the US to San Jose, Costa Rica and travel insurance. Tips to driver and local bird guide.


Your Guide


Krisztina Scheeff / KS Nature Photography


Based in San Diego CA Krisztina Scheeff is an award-winning and professional nature photographer. Recognized for her photographic work in National Audubon Society as well as a finalist in the prestigious Wildlife Photograph of the Year competition, Krisztina’s photos have been published in magazines and articles around the world, including National Geographic, Wild Planet Photo Magazine, California 101, San Diego Audubon Society, American Wild Magazine, Birders Digest, Marine Conservation Magazine – UK, North American Nature Photography Association, and more. They have also been featured in Art Shows and Galleries around the country.


Krisztina operates a successful business leading Photography Workshops and Tours to Scotland (Puffins), Ireland, Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Hungary, Bosque del Apache. She also leads workshops for Bird Festivals around the country and presents at various events.  


Krisztina spent years studying and photographing the Rushing Grebes and guides her clients at Lake Hodges in San Diego to experience this amazing behavior and capture their own photos. 


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