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Great all round tour

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gary R
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Edinburgh
Kirk was our wedding photographer

We had a small beach wedding in St Lucia and Kirk was our photographer. Me and my husband are a... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
uogak
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Kaunas, Lithuania
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If you own a Digital SLR Camera and mostly shoot in Auto Mode this tour is for you. If you really love photography and want to improve your photo skills this tour's for you. And if you have a passion for local culture when you travel instead of the usual overcrowded tourist attractions then this tour is definitely for you. With just 10 persons twice weekly on a Monday and Thursday the St Lucia photo tour will take you on a special journey of both photography and an authentic St Lucian cultural immersion like none you have ever experienced before. Learn what those fancy knobs on your camera can allow you to do, then practice using them as Kirk and his team help you discover how to make photo masterpieces like you never dreamed possible. Best of all - you'll have the pictures to prove it...
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Castries 00124, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was great meetings my up with Kirk and his technical and local knowledge means that you get to places you may miss if on your own - I think he knows everybody on the island! I learned new techniques and remembered old ones. Was...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We had a small beach wedding in St Lucia and Kirk was our photographer. Me and my husband are a little camera shy. I also like very natural not posed pictures. Kirk did excelent job. He was funny so smiles came out very natural. Posing...More

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Kirk E, Owner at St Lucia Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

For all the weddings I've shot (and I've shot quite a few) I get super excited every single time. I take time out to get to know the bride and groom; to find out what they do "in the real world" and to find out...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Three weeks before our scheduled vacation we changed plans from Mexico to St. Lucia. My husband enjoys diving which leaves me to fend for myself for a day or two. I enjoy photography and found a tour with Kirk. Kirk was very quick to answer...More

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Kirk E, Owner at St Lucia Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Hey Laurie 'twas my absolute pleasure; and most rewarding of all for me is the fact that you are no longer working as hard as you used to before and as a result nailing more great shots with far less effort!!

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

We chose St. Lucia (researched other islands and Costa Rica) in no small part because of Kirk Elliott's hands-on photography course. Part technical instruction and part social education, we had a small class with lots of personal tutoring. He provided specific help to improve our...More

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Kirk E, Owner at St Lucia Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2018

Sharing photography knowledge, tips, tricks and insider techniques gained from many years in the photography trenches, coupled with an authentic St Lucian cultural immersion is what I strive to deliver and I am always delighted to know that I succeeded in delivering. So Thank You...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2018

Kirk did the impossible - he organized a valuable and fun day for me, a point and shoot photographer and my husband who has worked professionally as a photographer. We learned so much about our cameras, composition, and interacting with local folks we would like...More

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Kirk E, Owner at St Lucia Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Spent a great morning with Bob & Cheryl on a Private Photo Tour over at Jade Mountain. On these Private Photo Tours I always enjoy working with a photography duo where one person is heavily invested in photography and the other is happy just creating...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

This excurison was definitely the highlight of my vacation! Kirk Elliott is a wonderful photographer and an excellent teacher. I learned more about my camera, photography and my own capabilities than I ever imagined possible. I was a novice and gained confidence due to his...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

I spent some time researching options for excursions prior to our family vacation in St. Lucia. I am an advanced amateur photographer; my older son not far behind, and my younger son a novice. After reading reviews of Kirk's photo tour, I thought we might...More

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Kirk E, Owner at St Lucia Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

From my initial contact online with Lonny I told my wife - I quite suspect this Photo Tour will expand into a 2nd day as a Private Photo Tour. And so said, so done. It was just the energy Lonny exuded regarding photography. My biggest...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

I agree completely with the review from my fellow passenger on the Viking Sea. Five stars are warranted when the instructor/guide asks what do each of you want from this photo tour and helps you achieve it successfully. Familiarity with your camera’s features would allow...More

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Kirk E, Owner at St Lucia Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Bob your real kind words of this being your best photo class have not only inspired and humbled me, but also left me speechless ... Thanks you my friend!!

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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

We were in St Lucia on our Viking Sea cruise. This was the first time Viking offered this photo excursion and it was excellent. Kirk was very knowledgeable and shared his knowledge in an easy to understand format. I've been on another similar excursion but...More

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Kirk E, Owner at St Lucia Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

This was my first Photo Excursion with Viking Cruises passengers and I must confess that I was a little bit apprehensive because the way the bookings come via the cruise line and the local ground handler doesn't allow me to get to know photo tour...More

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Reviewed November 24, 2017

I booked a private tour with Kirk as a surprise birthday present for my husband who dreams of taking the perfect picture. I went along with our 7 month old baby to enjoy the day out and see more of the island and I'm so...More

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TE1965
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Kirk E | Property representative |
Hey TE If you love photography (and from that camera it looks like a yes) and you are interested in learning to shoot more than just snapshots this tour is perfect for you. However I recommend you download your camera’s... More
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SunsationalLisaE
April 19, 2018|
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Hi Only just saw this. If it isn't too late simply send an email directly from my TripAdvisor listing and I'm sure we can make something workout for you...
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March 6, 2018|
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Hi This is Kirk and I conduct the Photo Tour. Many Thanks for your interest in the St Lucia Photo Tour U$250 per Photographer & 1/2 price per accompanying non-Photographer Children less than 12 - 1/2 Price Reservations... More
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