Schedule of future and past travel adventures

You are welcome to photograph and explore the

world with us!

Tessmer of Fairfax Sweeps Recent Awards:

Tessmer of Fairfax wins Best of Show

At the recent competition for professional photographers in Washington, Maryland, and Virginia Master Photographer Joseph (Joe) Tessmer won best of show, two prints tied for first place and his 4th print won a 2nd place ribbon.

Tessmer of Fairfax Named Best Social Event/Wedding Photographer

The Virginia Professional Photographers Association honors Tessmer of Fairfax

It has often been said that Tessmer of Fairfax has lots of laurels they just don't rest on them. To prove the point the Virginia Professional Photographers Association has awarded JoeTessmer one of the highest awards a photographer can receive. Best social event photographer. Social events include weddings, anniversaries, parties and funerals.

Artistic and Financial Success in the Photographic Profession:

May 16, 2011, sponsored by the Professional Photographers of America

It's the little things that make the difference. Producing and marketing outstanding photography can depend on hundreds of small decisions that have a large effect on your overall success. The selection and use of equipment, making the best use of your website and social networking sites…all contribute to your success. Join Cyndy and Joe, two Best of Show winners, for their useful insights into these details. To register go to

Schedule of TOF Travel Adventures

Future Adventures

August 5, 2011 - August 19, 2011
The Balkan Capitals and St. Petersburg Russia - Photographic Adventure

August 19, 2011 - August 30, 2011 St. Petersburg Russia extension a Tessmer of Fairfax exclusive


Winter 2012
Antartica - The Great White South - Photographic Adventure

Past Adventures - Link to Photographs of Past Adventures

July 30, 2010 to August 14, 2010
Iceland and Greenland - Photographic Adventure

January 27 to February 9, 2010
New Zealand - Photographic Adventure

January 6, 2010 to January 27, 2010
Australian - Photographic Adventure

October 10, 2009 to October 26, 2009
Panama Canal and Central America - Photographic Adventure

May 29, 2008 to June 16, 2008
St. Petersburg, Russia - Photographic Adventure

May 16, 2008 to June 29, 2008
Kiev, Ukraine - Photographic Adventure

October 11, 2007 to October 25, 2007
Tuamotus, Marquesas & Society Islands - Photographic Adventure

October 18, 2006 to October 26, 2006
Bolivian - Photographic Adventure

November 16, 2003 to December 1, 2003
Thailand - Photographic Adventure

May 26, 2003 to June 7, 2003
Cyprus and Egypt - Photographic Adventure

October 18, 2002 to November 2, 2002
Italian - Photographic Adventure