About your guide: Dee Peppe

Tours are led by longtime local, fine-art photographer, Dee Peppe, professor at the University of Maine. Dee brings a unique combination of local knowledge and teaching experience to the itinerary of every tour.

Dee moved to Maine in 1979 and has been leading students to field trip locations on the coast of Maine since 1990. Her passion for photography and her enthusiasm for teaching will create a fun, informative, and inspiring education and travel experience while exploring the beautiful Maine coast and beyond.

A talented educator, Dee is skilled at helping students realize their personal vision and explains the complicated digital camera systems in simple terms. She strives to show you ways to expand your vision and increase your awareness of your surroundings. Dee will help you understand the camera controls that can support your vision, and overall, to help you to see the world through your camera with more creative ability.


Dee Peppe, has led photographic travel workshops to France, Belize, and Guatemala and has been teaching photography in the workshop format since 1990. Dee has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Savannah College of Art and Design and her photographs are included in museum, corporate, and private collections. To read Dee’s artist statement and to sample her exhibition work go to Dee’s Gallery. All the images on this web site, unless otherwise noted, have been created by Dee.

Dee loves working with students of all ages and brings photography education into grade schools, high schools, and colleges as an artist in residence. Other schools where she has taught includes Maine Media Workshops, Pensacola State College, Colby College, and College of the Atlantic.



Travel Adventure & Photography Education