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Citifari Photo Tours

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Address: 1601 3rd Ave, Suite 18D, New York City, NY 10128
Phone Number: 262-726-1201
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Description: Photo tours of New York City - Join citifari's professional New York City...
Photo tours of New York City - Join citifari's professional New York City photographers for a compact and exclusive 2-1/2 hour tour. During the citifari walking tour, our guides share with you privileged corners of NYC along with various, must-have, techniques so you can shoot your own stunning photographs.
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Central Park Photo Tour

We began our tour outside the Apple Store near Central Park on Saturday morning. Francois met us with great enthuaism. He wanted to see our cameras and asked each of us about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

We began our tour outside the Apple Store near Central Park on Saturday morning. Francois met us with great enthuaism. He wanted to see our cameras and asked each of us about our experience. At each photo stop he gave us individual instruction at our own level. He reviewed our pictures and offered suggestions on how to make them better.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

I went on the Central Park Tour with tour guide François on a snowy Saturday morning. François was an amazing tour guide teaching us to make photographs out of something that seems to be of no interest. He was very friendly and even reached out to help us after the tour; he taught us how to take pictures of rushing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Francais was a great teacher and guide. Good use of a spare afternoon on a business trip to get the see the picturesque part of The City while being taught the technical and artistic tips for taking a good picture of well known landmarks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Français was a great guide and teacher through out NYC. Although we already had knowledge of our cameras he then was able to focus more on composition. ...... ..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Very good afternoon. Guided by Gildo we enjoyed the tour. Didn't do as many of the sights as I expected we stayed within in couple of blocks of the meeting place. The information and guidance was excellent with a lot of emphasis on perspective, which allowed you to work with the scenes presented in the city. Gildo taught us a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I did the SOHO photo tour with Francois who was excellent. He gave tips on how to make the most of the weather conditions (bright sunny day with harsh light). He taught me how to see things differently, to find interesting features in an everyday street scape, and "make something out of nothing". Thanks Francois. I hope to see you... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Photo tour of SoHo with Francois was pretty amazing. I am a beginner at photography, so I was learning both the techniques and the artistic aspects. Francois was very helpful, patiently answering my questions and helping with manual camera settings and positioning. Combined with very knowledgeable narration about NY city history and architecture, this tour was truly unique NYC experience.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Jean Francois was very helpful and inspiring. He helped us to see NYC from a different perspective. His tips and suggestions brought our photos to life. Bring your walking shoes! We recommend planning some time before the tour to visit B&H Photo (at the meeting spot). The store has everything a photographer needs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Excellent tour guide and photographer, that's Michael. Very knowledgeable in history of CentralPark and showed us how to take some great pictures of famous spots in the park. It even snowed while we were there and Michael was patient as we enjoyed the snow.Thoroughly enjoyable. Halima Nazeer, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We signed up for Citifari's night photo tour on the third night of our Christmas vacation to New York and had a wonderful experience. I am fairly experienced as a photographer but learned many new perspectives on the art with Pro, Jean Francois. He took us to places I hadn't seen before and inspired us to see the world through... More 

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Combining quiet residential neighborhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighborhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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