Exploring the Enchanting Amazon: A Wildlife Photography Adventure with Walter H. Wust

Join us this July 9th for a remarkable journey into the natural history of the Amazon rainforest aboard the Delfin III, led by our esteemed host, Walter Wust. From its geological origins to its astonishing biodiversity, we’ll immerse ourselves in the wonders of this remarkable ecosystem, uncovering its secrets and capturing its beauty through the lens of a camera.

With Walter Wust as our host, we’ll navigate the flooded forests of the Amazon, walking and sailing with our senses on high alert, ready to discover the magic of its sounds, scents, and shapes. From the towering trees to the serene lakes, every moment will be an opportunity to marvel at the intricacies of nature.

As we traverse these lush landscapes adorned with giant trees and charming lakes, we’ll encounter a myriad of creatures, from tiny flowers and insects to magnificent birds. We’ll witness the breathtaking splendor of its sunsets, painting the sky with hues of orange and pink, creating a backdrop worthy of admiration and awe.

Drawing upon his vast experience as a nature and wildlife photographer, Walter Wust will share invaluable tips and basic principles of Amazon wildlife photography. Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or just starting out, there’s something for everyone to learn as we capture the essence of the Amazon’s biodiversity through our lenses.

Walter Wust’s journey into the realm of nature and photography began in Lima on August 12, 1967. Trained as a forest engineer, journalist, editor, and professional photographer, his dedication to environmental conservation and exploration has earned him widespread acclaim. With over 600 publications to his name, including books, guides, and encyclopedias, Walter Wust is regarded as Peru’s most prolific editor in ecological matters.

His contributions extend beyond publishing; Walter Wust currently directs Wust Ediciones and serves as the Director of Science at Bosques Amazónicos BAM. He is also a member of the boards of ACCA and the Instituto del Bien Común IBC, organizations committed to environmental protection and sustainable development. Furthermore, he founded the Environmental Engineering and Management program at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas UPC, shaping the next generation of environmental leaders.

During his tenure on the boards of the Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado SERNANP and the National Environmental Council, Walter Wust advocated for the conservation of protected areas and sustainable resource management practices, leaving an indelible mark on environmental policy in Peru.

In addition to our regular scheduled excursions, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy:

  • Wildlife Spotting Excursions: Embark on small boat excursions along the Amazon’s tributaries and oxbow lakes, where you’ll have the chance to spot an array of wildlife, including monkeys, sloths, river dolphins, and an abundance of bird species. Keep your camera ready to capture these remarkable sightings.
  • Sunset Photography Sessions: Capture the mesmerizing beauty of the Amazonian sunset as it paints the sky with vibrant hues of orange and pink. With guidance from Walter Wust, learn techniques for capturing stunning sunset shots that highlight the natural splendor of the rainforest.
  • Birdwatching Expeditions: Join expert birdwatching guides to seek out some of the Amazon’s most spectacular avian inhabitants. From colorful macaws and toucans to elusive herons and kingfishers, the Amazon is a birdwatcher’s paradise, offering endless opportunities for observation and photography.
  • Photography Workshops: Take part in interactive photography workshops led by Walter Wust, where you’ll receive tips and guidance on how to capture the unique beauty of Amazonian wildlife and landscapes. Learn about composition, lighting, and camera settings to elevate your photography skills to the next level.
  • Lectures: Hosted Q&A lectures by Walter H. Wust about wildlife photography and his experience.

As we embark on this extraordinary adventure with Walter Wust, let us not only capture the beauty of the Amazon but also reflect on the importance of preserving its fragile ecosystem for generations to come. Join us aboard the Delfin III as we embark on a journey of discovery, inspiration, and conservation.

For more information and reservations, please contact us or call 1-833-201-8684. Prepare to embark on a journey of discovery with Delfin Amazon Cruises.