Upcoming Workshops

Kevin Raber, In Antarctica
Kevin Raber, In Antarctica

Many of our international workshops this year are being postponed to 2022.  The United States is doing well reopening and vaccinating everyone.  Unfortunately, the rest of the world hasn’t been so fortunate.

Working with our workshop partners we have decided to play it safe.  I’ll be adding new workshops for 2021 staying in the US.  All of our workshops have moved to 2022.  Many of these workshops are sold out or nearly sold out due to participants moving from the 2020 and 2021 workshops to the new ones in 2022.

We believe that 2022 will be a banner year.  The pent-up demand is big and like you, I want to get back out and share the amazing places we will visit.  We are adding Iceland again to our lineup as well as in-studio Fine Art Printing workshops in Indianapolis.  So, check back often as well as visit Rockhopper Workshop for the latest details on these workshops.

So, book your trip now.  


Welcome to photoPXL workshops. PhotoPXL partners with Rockhopper Workshops, another company owned by this site’s CEO & Publisher, Kevin Raber. Rockhopper is the leading provider of workshops to edge-of-the-planet destinations. We have been offering exceptional experiences as well as great instruction for years.

During a Rockhopper workshop, we will de doing everything as a group.  We will handle the ground transportation for you and help make hotel reservations and any other needs you may have. Once on-site, we manage all elements of your stay so you can concentrate on taking and making great photographs. We believe that the learning experience of each workshop comes not just from exposure to great instructors, but also from the discussions at meals and while traveling to daily destinations with fellow attendees. You’ll take great images, make new friends and we’re certain, enjoy a few laughs.

Kevin has been running workshops since 2005. While at Phase One he was the founder of PODAS, a unique workshop experience provided by Phase One. Since leaving Phase One seven years ago Kevin has been running workshops to just about every imaginable location on the planet.

After you attend a PXL – Rockhopper workshop you’ll be part of an international group of Rockhopper Workshop alumni. This growing group of photographers has made lasting friendships that began during one of our workshops. We look forward to seeing you and we are confident that once you’ve taken a PXL – Rockhopper workshop you’ll want to be part of another workshop to another world-class destination.

Thank You . .  Kevin Raber, Owner, CEO and Publisher

Iceland Fall Photography Workshop – October 16-25, 2022

This is an all-inclusive photography workshop. We pick you up at the airport and will return you there at the close of the workshop. You’ll have your own room and all your meals included in the workshops fee. All you have to do is get to Reykjavik Airport. Our days will be long as we will be photographing from sunrise to sunset and sometimes even after. The time of year we will be traveling is ideal as the summer vacationers are gone and we will have many places all to ourselves. The days will start to become shorter, allowing us to shoot sunrises and sunsets. We will be traveling in Skarpi’s 4WD Sprinter. By limiting this workshop to no more than 12 attendees, everyone should get a seat next to a window. We will be traveling to many places that require a 4WD and where many tourists and photographers don’t visit. You will come home with a ton of portfolio-worthy images. More information is available with registration at rockhopperworkshops.com

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Svalbard Expedition September 2022 – Polar Bears and More SOLD OUT

This workshop is now Sold Out. If you'd like to put your name on a waiting list in case of a cancellation, please email kevin@photopxl.com. If you enjoy landscape and wildlife photography, then this is the trip for you. Kevin Raber will be your host onboard the M/S Stockholm, September 16-28, 2022 for a trip that you'll never forget. This is a small ship workshop and the ship is dedicated to Rockhopper Workshops so we can go wherever we want. We will explore some amazingly beautiful places that will leave you breathless. Our adventure will take us north as we search for the elusive polar bear. All along the way, Kevin will guide you to ensure you get the best photos possible. This is always a favorite workshop. Limited Space to 12 guests. Details available on Rockhopper Workshops website.

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Antarctica 2023 – Photographers Only Expedition – February 11 – 18, 2023

We are going back. We expect by 2023 that the pandemic will be a thing of the past. It's time to get back out and what better place to get out to can you find than Antarctica. Kevin Raber leads another trip to Antarctica for photographers Only on February 11-18, 2023. This trip is focused on capturing Antarctica in the best light at the best locations. This is a trip of a lifetime and the images you return with will be something you will treasure the rest of your life.

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Greenland Photo Workshop – August 23 – 30, 2023

When people ask me to describe Greenland, the word immensity comes to mind. Everything about Greenland is big. The Icebergs, the rocks, the Fjord systems, and glaciers all challenge your sense of size and scape. This, of course, makes for some incredible photography. The landscape and everything we photograph is dynamic. What we see and photograph one day will not be there tomorrow. There are no iconic images from Greenland as every image is iconic in itself. Join Kevin Raber for what promises to be an incredible adventure. In 2023 we will be traveling on the small expedition ship M/S Balto. This workshop is almost sold out as many rebooked from the 2022 canceled workshop. Book for this amazing trip now. Details can be found on rockhopperworkshops.com

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