Lighthouses of Rhode Island

From: $175.00

This is a classic Lighthouse Tour, exploring the beautiful Southern seacoast of New England, led by a top Rhode Island-based seascape photographer. If interested, you could customize this tour to your specific needs — just contact us.

hosted by Cate Brown


TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Lighthouses * Beaches * Coastal Access * Ocean Views * Seascapes


Take a 4-hour afternoon tour of the most accessible lighthouses of Rhode Island including: Point Judith * Beavertail * Goat Island * Castle Hill. I will guide you to some of the most advantageous vantage points starting at the southern shore of RI, moving up the coast, and over the bridge to Jamestown and Newport. Customize this tour as either: a general photography tour of all 4 locations; or for those more proficient, an in-depth lighthouse photography workshop incorporating long exposures, seascape techniques, and advanced compositions of 2 locations. Late afternoon for optimum light, exact time will depend on time of year.

LENGTH: 4 hours -- starting late afternoon for advantageous light conditions. Start time will vary by season.

TRANSPORTATION: Tour participants have to have their own transportation. GPS coordinates and road maps will be given out prior to the tour start.

SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT AND EXPERTISE: DSLR or mirror-less camera with control over focus and exposure. Having various lenses or a zoom lens would be a plus. Optional for advanced photographers: tripod, remote release (tethered or wireless), and ND filters.

We also suggest you bring water and snacks. The tour will end in Newport where there are plenty of opportunities to have a drink and food as we debrief.

PHOTOGRAPHIC FOCUS: I will provide guidance on locations as well as coaching on exposure, and composition.

STRENUOUSNESS: Not strenuous



CANCELLATION: Tour can be cancelled by the attendee for a full refund up to 3 days prior to the event. This is an outdoor tour, which is dependent on weather. We will not be able to take photos in rain or snow, but will provide a rain date close to the scheduled event. In case of tour cancellation or rescheduling, a refund will be issued.

OTHER AVAILABILITY: If you have a group with a minimum of 4 people, please feel free to request and alternate date for this tour by emailing localcaptures [at] gmail [dot] com.

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Cate Brown

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Hello! My name is Cate Brown. I believe in fresh air and salty hair.

I am an outdoor photographer inspired by the coastal living experience. I’m also a life long Rhode Islander, sailor, and rock climbing yogi.

I love working in natural light to produce bright accessible photographs exploring life outdoors and by the sea, from southern New England to adventures abroad. Sometimes I even shoot on film.

My work ranges from outdoor lifestyle to sailing and marine, adventure, travel, aerial photography, and fine art seascapes.

I am committed to creating a healthy planet as a member business of 1% for the Planet.

I believe in creativity and collaboration.

Let’s go on tour together

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