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Aperture Tours

#389 of 1,026 Tours in Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal
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About Aperture Tours
Washed in an artist's light, the roller coaster city of Lisbon was made for photography. Join a professional photographer around their home city of Lisbon and learn how to take better travel photography. Navigate the hidden streets of Alfama, or catch the beautiful trams to vantage points only locals know about. Come home with wonderful images of this pastel coloured paradise.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I met Cecile, our expert guide and photography mentor, in the Alfama area of Lisbon. We sat down and went over the basics of my experience, and they are basic, and what I wanted to learn. We then proceeded to walk for...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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AnniM312, Guest Relations Manager at Aperture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Philip, we are very pleased to hear about your great experience with Cecile. Great to hear that you learnt new things, and we will be happy to host you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The photo tour of Lisbon with Cecile was my third Aperture Tour. Again, it was such a privilege to be tutored by a professional photographer while touring landmark sites. Cecile guided me (and my non-photographer friend) through the Alfama area, pointing out opportunities for architectural,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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AnniM312, Guest Relations Manager at Aperture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, great to hear you continue enjoy the tours with us! We'll pass your greetings on to Cecile, and looking forward to hosting you again!

Reviewed August 31, 2019

We had a great experience with Cecile Lopes from Aperture Tours in Lisbon. It is such a great way to see the city and you will definitely find some places you wouldn’t have wandered to on your own. We started the day over a coffee...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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AnniM312, Guest Relations Manager at Aperture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2019

Hi Kevin, thanks a lot for your review. It makes us happy to hear you enjoyed the tour with Cecile and walks away with some useful new skills to put to use in the future!

Reviewed July 26, 2019

3 of us booked the double photo tour of Lisbon and thought it was great. Miguel was our tour guide, a professional photographer, and offed great suggestions. He asked us if there was anything specific we wanted to photograph and he made sure we got...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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AnniM312, Guest Relations Manager at Aperture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Hi there, and many thanks for leaving us a review. Great to hear you found the tour great and learnt new things with Miguel! Your recommendation is very much appreciated.

Reviewed June 14, 2019

A friend and I booked a photography tour thru Aperture Tours for two different cities we visited during our European vacation; Lisbon, Portugal, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I am fairly new to digital photography, at least from a "more than point and shoot" perspective. My...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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AnniM312, Guest Relations Manager at Aperture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2019

Hello Robert, many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Great to hear that you enjoyed the tour and walked away not only with amazing photos but also new skills. We will be happy to host you again in the future!

Reviewed April 30, 2019

This was my fourth city with Aperture Tours. My guide, Miguel introduced me to different aspects of photography that I had previously considered challenging and helped me truly understand them. It wasn't an overload of information either, I took away enough from both the day...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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AnniM312, Guest Relations Manager at Aperture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Hello, great to hear you enjoyed the tour and got a grasp of previously difficult concepts! We will certainly pass your words on to Miguel. Thank you for your recommendation!

Reviewed November 22, 2017

This is my second aperture tour. The first was in Paris. I did both day and night tours with Vera. She is an amazing photographer/guide and is very down to earth. I highly recommend this experience to amateur and advanced amateur photographers.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Alexander-Bradley, Owner at Aperture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thanks for the recommendation, we were happy to have been able to help you find yourself and your camera in Lisbon with us.

Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

This was my first experience with Aperture Tours as well as my first time in Lisbon. I thought of myself as an advanced amateur photographer and was hoping the instructor would help me find places within Lisbon that I would not normally go. Vera absolutely...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Alexander-Bradley, Owner at Aperture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

I am so happy to hear that Vera pushed you to not only use your manual mode exclusivly, but to crtically think about your images as well. I am sure you came away with a memory card full of fastastic shots.

Reviewed June 30, 2017

I had taken a tour before with Aperture Tours in London, so when I decided to travel to Lisbon I sought them out again, and I wasn't disappointed. I knew that Lisbon was a stunning city and I wanted to make sure my images reflected...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Alexander-Bradley, Owner at Aperture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour in London so much you came back to Lisbon with us. It is nice to hear you learnt a lot and came away with some new images taken from a different perefective.

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