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New York City Photo Safari

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Want to take home great photos of your NYC visit? Join NYC Photo Safari for a unique photographic experience to sharpen your photography skills. Led by published industry professionals, our photo walking tours of New York are for small groups...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
New York City, NY 10023
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Frank was really helpful and approachable. We started off well taking shots of The Empire State building but then we went to The library and spent half of our time there. I didn't want to do tasks in the building, I wanted to take 'iconic'...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marie p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour and the Iconic NYC daytime tour were the highlights of my trip to NYC. I first though the tour would be more a guide to best locations, but it was so much more. The real bonus was how much I learned about night...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fabulous photo tour packed into three hours! It included Grand Central Terminal, Times Square, the Chrysler Building, and other interesting shots and compositions. We had an extremely small group and the instructor, Zim, was beyond helpful and personable, and extremely patient while...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mugglemom1962
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not my first tour with nyc photosafari. I can very much recommend this photo tour . Even though it was extremely cold, the instructor made a wonderful tour. I will return!More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andreabreuer
NYCPhotoSafari, Guest Relations Manager at New York City Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear andreabreuer - Thank you for coming back for another safari! It's a great vote of confidence. We're glad you had a wonderful session with Bruce even in the cold weather. We'll look forward to seeing you again on your next NYC visit. Diane NYC...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Zim I had a fun morning in NYC walking around the iconic buildings, central park and even on the subway, trying to get the best from my camera. Thanks very much. Great tour if you want a relaxed friendly lesson in how to...More

Thank faye_midgley
NYCPhotoSafari, Guest Relations Manager at New York City Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear faye_midgley - Thank you for taking the time to write a very positive review. It sounds like you had a great time and acquired some new photography skills too. Do share some of your photos with us when you have a few minutes! Thank...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great course, so much was covered in our morning session. We were a small group of fairly average photographers and we were guided patiently and informatively by Zim, our guide. Each of us got the attention we needed to achieve some fabulous...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Companion814526
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had an excellent morning of photography with Zim. I was lucky to be the only one on the tour so I received lots of one on one tips and tuition. I’d definitely recommend this tour to anyone interested in photography that also wants to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank T6219OFrobs
Reviewed 14 November 2018

I was given a gift certificate for a two hour one on one session with a professional photographer from NY Photo Safari. Luckily, we were assigned Zim, and the experience was unforgettable. As a (very) amateur photographer, my weakness has always been low light and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian S
NYCPhotoSafari, Guest Relations Manager at New York City Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Brian S - Thank you for a FANTASTIC review. You definitely captured what we are all about: having fun, learning new skills, and a professional atmosphere with real hands on photographic knowledge. We're really glad to hear that it has sparked your interest in...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018

I had a 1-on-1 workshop with photographer Zim. She helped me to easily improve my photographic skills on the streets in Chinatown. It was a fun and really satisfying experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael A
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Our guide Zim created a fun and informative atmosphere. From camera settings to composing the shots she had suggestions, tips and directions that should help me for years to come.My wife was shooting with an iPhone 8 and I a full frame DSLR. Could well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ken B
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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12 June 2018|
Response from NYCPhotoSafari | Property representative |
Yes, we do. During the registration process on our website there is an option to rent a camera. Let us know if you have any further questions. You can contact us directly at info@newyorkcityphotosafari