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Hoi An Photo Day Tours & Workshop

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Address: 42 Phan Boi Chau, Hoi An 0084, Vietnam
Phone Number: 0084905671898
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Description: Hoi An Photo tour is now strong of over 3 years of experience. For the...
Hoi An Photo tour is now strong of over 3 years of experience. For the ones who wish to capture the real Vietnam in non touristy areas and/or learn more about photography, this tour is made for you. Led by a professional photographer, the tour takes you to villages where no other tourists can be seen. The tour includes a photography workshop to learn about all your camera settings, and a composition workshop to work on one's creativity. Capture an amazing sunrise in a fishing village, or rice farmers at sunset, Hoi An Photo Tour is the best way to get a very close up view on Vietnam!Get your best photos of Vietnam and improve your photography skills!
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Photo walk with me being the only person attending

During my stay in Hoi An in May I showed interest through email for attending one or more of the Photo walks, but unfortunately there were no tours planned due to no bookings. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

During my stay in Hoi An in May I showed interest through email for attending one or more of the Photo walks, but unfortunately there were no tours planned due to no bookings. The day after I sent my first email Pieter offered me an exception, since he normally don't run tours for just one person, and he ran a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We took the sunrise package. My wife & myself enjoyed the trip tremendously. John provided a good overview of the camera settings & compositions. During our boat trip & practice sessions in the fishing village, more useful guidance was given on how to take good shots. Lighting & positioning advise was shared & discussed. John is knowledgeable on the subject... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This is my third time doing this tour. What I like about it most is that you leave busy Hoi An and see another side to Vietnam that most tourists don't get to see. The tour covers the technical side of photography as well as framing and how to engage with your subject, even if you can't speak the language.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My husband and I did the morning tour to the fishing village. Etienne was very informative and I finally got to a stage where my great camera was not on auto. Thank you Etienne. I also did the afternoon tour to the rice fields and both tours were well worth the money paid. Would certainly book another tour if we... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Etienne is an excellent photographer who also happens to be a great teacher with tons of patience. I know that because I m a beginner photographer, and he has had to use that patience frequently with me :) So far I have attended two of his workshops in Central Vietnam, and I liked them so much that in 2015 I... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Just completed two different tours with Etienne again in Hoi An. I first met Etienne fours years ago, and this time I did the same fishing village trip and saw some familiar faces, but in the afternoon we went out in to the rice fields. Amazing sights you just would not get to see on your own - plus we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was so good. Etienne makes you really question what you are intending with your photography and helps you understand how to get it. I'm a truly beginner and this was an eye opener. Plus the ease Etienne has with the local people helps you to feel a bit more at ease with your exercise. And allows for beautiful smiles.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I consider myself an immediate level photo-enthusiast who loves taking pictures as a hobby. After watching a video in his website, it looked like the classes were filled with mostly beginners who were just starting out in photography. I was skeptical if this would be worth the time & money. I booked a tour with Etienne with the sole purpose... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I spent a morning at the local fishing village with Etienne in January...and the experience was wonderful. Etienne not only coached me on camera settings and composition; he helped me to really SEE with a photographer's eyes. The village is not at all "touristy"; you're seeing the real Viet Nam. But Etienne has built trust among the community; so they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Out yesterday with Etienne to visit a local fishing village. A very memorable experience with a first class host and guide. Thank you!!

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