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Gibson's Photographic Gallery

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Address: 65 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA
Phone Number: 717-337-9393
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Not just a photo, but an educational experience.

When we stopped by his shop was closed, but I called the number on the door and he was able to meet us there within 30 minutes. It wasn't just a photograph but an educational... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

When we stopped by his shop was closed, but I called the number on the door and he was able to meet us there within 30 minutes. It wasn't just a photograph but an educational experience that took nearly 90 minutes. We loved learning how he takes these tin type photographs. My 11-yr old daughter said it was her favorite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Not only was it great to be able to get our picture taken with a camera from the Civil War era on a tintype, but it was really something to be able to learn how the process works. I teach US History and I love showing my students my picture and telling them all about it. Highly recommend Gibson's studio.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I highly recommend this place, you will not regret it. This the only place in Gettysburg where you can have a tin type photo. Rob, the owner and photographer, was very friendly, patient and extremely helpful. He explained in detail the many choices we had, the prices and listened to our many requests. Most importantly, he showed us how he... More 

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Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We scheduled our appointment before coming into town and we still had to wait about a 1/2 hour longer but that was because the group before us was so large. This was well worth the wait though. This is run by a husband and wife team. She helped to dress us and had a real good knack of bringing the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Rob Gibson was great! Very professional, friendly, and did an all around great job. This is not your Instagram filter style cheap photo, this is done with a camera from the 1800's, with photos taken the same way they were taken back it those days. Worth every penny.

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Thank you mr gibson!!!!!!! My kids still see the picture you took of our family and say that that was the best vacation ever. Ricky and terri Bednar.

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Flemington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Rob and his staff were, AMAZING! Very knowledgeable, friendly, and professional in all aspects of the process. Stepping into the studio is like stepping back in time! Professionally done photographs line all of the walls and the clothing available is plentiful in size, quantity, and variety! My fiance's eyes are very blue and turned out almost white in the tintype,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I walked into Gibson and they were able to photograph me without an appointment (unlike the Victorian Studio). I noticed they had photographed a lot of celebrities and used the exact same photo process from the 1860's. They were very friendly, informative, and my photo was STUNNING! Worth every penny and I will definitely come back. I highly recommend taking... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great experience! My husband, daughter, son and I, along with my parents visited this gallery on a whim while in Gettysburg for my daughter's 16th birthday. I have always wanted to have our pictures taken in period dress. THIS was WONDERFUL!! The clothes fit (I am a size 14/16) and we looked GREAT! Rob was VERY informative and let us... More 

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Lorton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Pictures done by an expert who happens to provide a service at a very affordable price. Whether you are rich and famous or not, Mr. Gibson will turn the clock back and have you looking very 1860ish in a matter of seconds.

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Address: Address: 65 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA
Phone Number: 717-337-9393
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg

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