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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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I decided to get Tintypes made for my birthday. Our experience in the studio was the highlight of my day. the building is amazing. Getting dressed to fit the part and watching... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Robyn K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to get Tintypes made for my birthday. Our experience in the studio was the highlight of my day. the building is amazing. Getting dressed to fit the part and watching old technology in use is awesome. living history, and you get to see your photo come to life before you eyes! they look authentic to the time period!... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! My husband and I researched different studios to have a tin type made. Time and again, we kept coming back to look at Gibsons Studio. We narrowed it down between Gibsons and one in Virginia. So glad we came to Gibsons. From the time you walk in the door you feel transported back in time. When you enter, you... More 

1 Thank talibastravels
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Mr. Gibson's studio on a rainy day, midweek. The studio was closed but Mr. Gibson made a special trip into town to open just for us. The experience was amazing! He explained everything he was doing and let us watch every step of the process. He encouraged questions and even gave us a small history lesson. The tintype... More 

Thank Libysss
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We had some photos taken by Gibson photography today and they came out great I love that he uses cameras that original to the civil war era over 150 years old keep up the great work we will be returning

1 Thank Dan T
Buffalo, New York
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45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My family of 6 had our pictures taken at Gibson's last week. The experience was first rate and of course the picture was great. Mr. Gibson has a ton of experience taking photos of Hollywood stars and many of his works can be seen in the movies and on TV. Ask him you tell you a few stories. Very interesting.... More 

Thank Hemo14
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

To be honest, I have always felt the retro novelty photo thing was goofy. I remember thinking to myself that it might be cool to do IF I found someone who actually used a vintage camera, and who did the entire process the way it was done during a certain period. Well, a few weeks before our planned trip to... More 

Thank kentuckyjim
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Spent a weekend in Gettysburg after our November 2014 wedding....Had the perfect memorial of our day done in a Gibson portrait.....was an adventure! Had a fantastic time getting dressed....very educational too! Will do again with next visit!

Thank Faye S
Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

For years we had desired to get a picture and it was recommended we go here. The shop was not opened but we called the number on a sign and he came over in 20 minutes! Rob and Dee were so nice and down to earth, pics of famous people all over the walls( from actors in Gettysburg/ Gods and... More 

1 Thank Bryon R
Cumberland, Maryland
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28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Had our photos taken 1800 style. Very polite and. Perfessionally done. Picture turned out great and glad we had it done. Highly recommend this place.

1 Thank terrief2015
Elkhart, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Rob and Dee Gibson know how to make your experience a very fascinating and memorable occasion. We go annually to have a tin type done and it is always a thrill to see Rob and Dee and it's a lot of fun working with them on a new idea for a photograph.

Thank frillyfemme

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