Venuses of the Sierra: Fine Art Nude Photo Tours

Venuses of the Sierra Tours is a multi-day guided art nude photography tour based in the Eastern Sierra of California. It is creatives who love variety both in the diversity of outdoor landscapes and artistic talent. Join in and experience the vast expanses of alpine wilderness, private locations known only to locals, and unique macro textures of volcanic geological formations!

Venuses of the Sierra Tours strives to create an environment of collaboration & support amongst both our models and our photographers. We aim to build strong community bonds as well as provide a unique artistic experience for all.

This experience is ideal for photographers who love shooting in nature. All levels of experience are welcome!

2022 Tours

Rugged Tour

May 12 – 16
Venus de Sierra & Lumen Essence

SOLD OUT

Triple V Tour

July 7 – 11
Venus de Sierra, Vivian Cove, Viribus Femina

SOLD OUT

Triple V Tour

July 14 – 18
Venus de Sierra, Vivian Cove, Viribus Femina

SOLD OUT

Rugged Tour

September 22 – 26
Venus de Sierra, Vivian Cove, Prana Machine

SOLD OUT


Triple V Tour

3.5 days of shooting
6-7 unique locations
6 photographers
3 models
1 experience of a lifetime

This experience is ideal for photographers who would rather shoot in locations that require less than 2 miles of hiking. 

Locations options include:

• Wild hot springs (pools+streams)
• Red rock canyon formations
• Volcanic boulder-filled ravine
• Burned tree forest
• Granite boulders field
• Old redwood cabin 
• Mono Lake tufa
• Obsidian dome
• Alpine lake scenes

We Provide:

• Epic locations (mapping, scouting, tracking light)
• Transport in an 11 passenger van + 4wd vehicles when necessary
• Extra snacks and water during our transit/shoot times. 
• Curation of uniquely selected adventure models. 

Cost: $2,500


Rugged Tour

3.5 days of shooting
6-7 unique locations
4-6 photographers
2-3 models
1 experience of a lifetime

It is for creatives who love shooting in rare spots that require effort to get to. these special rugged locations are featured ONLY on this tour and require 4WD, camping, and several hours of hiking.

This experience is ideal for photographers who are able to trek 4-6 miles (10k altitude), and for those who are excited about sleeping in tents for 1+ nights of the tour. 

Locations options include:

• Eureka Sand Dunes
• Ivory lakeside Columns
• Hidden Bristlecone pine grove
• Secret red rock formation
• Remote granite boulders fields
• High altitude alpine lake scenes
• Spark Plug Mine

We Provide:

• Epic locations (mapping, scouting, tracking light)
• Transport in an 11 passenger van + 4wd vehicles when necessary
• Extra snacks and water during our transit/shoot times. 
• Curation of uniquely selected adventure models. 

Cost: $2,750


Private Tour

For those who are unable to join us for our scheduled tours, we have created a private tour option!

This experience is ideal for photographers who cannot make our scheduled tour dates, prefer to collaborate in a 1-on-1 setting, or desire to shoot at specific locations in the Eastern Sierra.

Locations options include:
All those featured in group tours.

Unlisted 1-on-1 locations (based on fitness level & length of tour). 

Please message us with:
The dates you are available

The model/s you would like to work with

The specific locations you would like to shoot

…and we will design your unique personal adventure itinerary!

Cost: $800/model/day
$1,500/2 days

Your Team

Venus de Sierra

Tour Guide, Adventure Scout, Host

Vivian Cove

Organizer, Tour Coordinator

Let’s make some epic art together.