Sue Cifaldi:
Andy is an excellent photographer – but he is much more than that. His technical and artistic skills with the camera are matched only by his extensive studies and field experience, not only with bird life but with all forms of wildlife. There wasn't a question that he could not answer quickly and authoritatively with explanations that were easy to understand.
Andy is passionate about his work, which was evident in the way he planned and conducted this workshop. He was always available for questions, and not once was he impatient or condescending. I was sincerely impressed by his willingness to show me, a relative newbie with the camera, how to use it to produce the best in-camera results.

Karl Chiang:
As a prior student, I can attest to Andy's skills as a bird photographer! Standing next to him in the field I totally understand how hard it is to achieve an artistic photograph. Andy does it with natural ease. I am still learning. Totally worth it to learn from the master! 


Andy Nguyen (originally from Saigon, Vietnam) is an award-winning photographer currently based in Ontario, Canada. He is fascinated with documenting the life cycle of birds and other wildlife in the natural world, even in the most remote parts of the planet.

His work has been featured by organizations such as National Geographic, Smithsonian Institute, BBC Wildlife, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Nature's Best, Birder's World, National Wildlife Federation, NANPA, Photographic Society of America.


Through his extensive travels and experience in the concept of artistic photography of nature and the wildlife that live in it, Andy works to give others the opportunity to realize their life-long passion in the field at his workshops/tours.


  • BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards
  • International Aperture Awards
  • Windland Smith Rice International Awards
  • National Wildlife Photo Awards
  • Share the View International Nature Photography Competition
  • PSA Nature Image of the Year


  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • Birder's World Magazine
  • National Geographic Magazine
  • NANPA Showcase
  • Ranger Rick Jr. Magazine
  • Nature's Best Magazine

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