My kids have participated in many of the youth photo camps that Ruth has led over the years. They have also benefited from her experience through private lesson time with her. She has taught them in a fun and engaging way to enjoy nature and take good photos. Because of her great teaching of how ... See More
Few years ago, I explored nature photography in south texas and had Ruth as our guide at one of the photography ranch. Her knowledge and expertise in nature and bird/wildlife is quite extensive and allows us to capture cool images and me personally to observe and learn how to approach nature beauti... See More
Traveled to south Texas for birding/wildlife photography trip. Met Ruth at Santa Clara ranch. Ruth is a very good guide - very knowledgable. She does everything possible to help you capture great images. I will definitely use her services again soon!
I have taken two classes from Ruth. The first was with the Texas Master Naturalist group at Ramsey Park. It was an outside field trip photo class. The second was at the Soith Padre Island Birding and Nature Center. It was both classroom and outside on the boardwalk. Both classes were excellent. Ruth... See More
I had exceptional service from Ruth. She went above and beyond what expected.
I have known Ruth for years and have attended two of her classes. Not only is she very talented as a photographer, she also excels at teaching. She is concise, easy to understand, answers questions and visually shows you how to become a better photographer - and she can help beginners and more adv... See More
My wife and I wanted a nature photography vacation in South Texas and, after reviewing several opportunities, chose Ruth. On the day of our adventure, we were blessed with very good weather and light. Ruth met us at a convenient location and led us onto the ranch a short distance away. We were po... See More
Very professional and informative. Had a lot of different subject options to photograph.
I just want to take a moment and thank you Ruth for all the incredible photos of me and my staff as well as our Inner Circle friends the last few years. I not only have photos I can use personally and professionally for social media etc… but I have lots of remarkable memories because of the qual... See More
Ruth has been a pleasure to work with. Very professional and knowledgeable. Always very generous and helpful. Can't say how much I have appreciated her help and patience over the years. Thanks.
Ruth Hoyt was amazing! By far she is the best guide I have ever been with. Ruth went above and beyond to help me with some equipment issues. Ruth you are the best!
I wanted to get a really special birthday gift for my wife who had recently started taking pictures. I resurched online and Photo Bound Tours/Ruth Hoyt kept coming up. If you want a true professional in nature and wildlife photography, look no further. Ruth Hoyt guides on private ranches and has a... See More
I've had a wonderful experience working for Ms Ruth Hoyt,
I first meet Ms Ruth in January 2016, it's been a wonderful experience learning what photographers do and how they plan thier photo shoots, I spent about an hour helping Ms Hoyt when she takes some of our reptiles for a shoot and it was on... See More
My family and I have been very fortunate to have received private photo lessons and guided opportunities for photos of amazing wildlife in their native habitat. Ruth Hoyt is a fantastic photographer and very knowledgeable about the venues in which she guides. She is also a great instructor. Our ex... See More
I've met Ruth Hoyt twice while touring my ranch property. I am considering setting up bird photography sites as part of development plans. Ruth is very engaging, informative and entertaining. She provided excellent information on the bird population of the ranch and used her cell phone to educate re... See More
I found Ruth Holt to be very professional and knowledgeable. She was personable, informative and we learned a lot from her guiding us. Her setups were superb.
Ruth Hoyt provides a phenomenal guide service. I used her as a wildlife photography (bird) guide at the Laguna Seca Ranch in South Texas this past weekend (06.11.16 - 06.12.16). Her expertise and professionalism are second to none. She really went above and beyond in helping to get birds in front... See More
I love working with Ruth. She has a real passion for photography and I can tell from the great detail that she talks about any photography related issue that I bring up that she's truly knowledgeable in her field. Ruth is also a kind and genuine person. I'm glad I met her!
Do not hesitate to engage Ruth!
She is an exceptional teacher and guide. On a recent photo trip to the Rio Grande Valley, she went over and above to see that our group had a fulfilling experience. With an aesthetic for setting perches, an encyclopedic knowledge of birds and animals and concern for... See More
I highly recommend Ruth Hoyt as a birding guide and photography instructor. She made my recent experience in South Texas very enjoyable. She went out of her way to see that each student received the guidance they needed, meeting them at their current level and encouraging them to grow in their ski... See More
Ruth is a fantastic photographer and teacher. She really flattened the learning curve when I bought a new camera, boosting my confidence. The day of my lesson, light changed constantly, and, with her guidance, a record number of my nearly 500 photos are "keepers." Thanks, Ruth!
I recently did a photo shoot at the Santa Clara Ranch in South Texas. My guide was Ruth Hoyt. Ruth went above and beyond my expectations. Her goal was for me to have every opportunity to achieve great shots. I highly recommend Ruth for your next photo trip.
Amazing teacher! I began my career in photography 9 years ago with this lady and have seen her teach many others over the years. No matter the age, she does amazing with them and most definitely has a gift.
What an incredible experience !!! Ruth was so determine to make sure we all had a great time ... She is a dedicated person who makes you feel so welcomed from the very start...and she is very knowledgable about the environment and ecology. I would stronly recommend her services as a tour guide and p... See More
As chairperson of the Wings Over the Hills Nature Festival we seek the highest quality speakers, field trip leaders, and instructors for our attendees, Ruth Hoyt meets and exceeds all expectations in conducting our nature photography workshop. We are very proud to have her exceptional technical and ... See More