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Address: Kendall Lane | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9427 9636
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Learn Digital Photography from a professional photographer as you explore...

Learn Digital Photography from a professional photographer as you explore the technical capabilities of your camera and unlock your creativity. Make the best shots from the best spots and gain the confidence to take home memorable and picture perfect postcard photos of your travel photography.

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Take Your Photography Skills to the Next Level!

If you are looking to combine the sites of Sydney in the Historical Rocks section of the city with your skills as a photographer, then Alfonso's Sydney Photography Tour needs to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Barrie, Canada
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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking to combine the sites of Sydney in the Historical Rocks section of the city with your skills as a photographer, then Alfonso's Sydney Photography Tour needs to be on your TO-DO list! His skill at providing for all group members' needs, and allowing for impromptu opportunities, makes his class engaging, enlightening and so very informative. Alfonso... More 

Thank teddybearsonthego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Alfonso was a great teacher. He tried to get to know us first and gauge our skill level with photography so that he could tailor fit the class to our needs. I loved the creative challenges we had and the encouragement and constructive criticism he would give after each challenge. He was also very friendly and chatty and gave us... More 

Thank Nikki H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Travelling solo in Sydney and wanted to develop my photography skills. Some of the gear but no idea. This is where Alfonso stepped in to give a guiding tour, physically and photographically! Covered the manual settings of the camera and ideas for developing picture composition. Alfonso has good communication skills and knows where to get some excellent shots. Would definitely... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Saturday 13 August 2016 I along with a group of enthusiastic photographers, took a guided tour with Alfonso, around the streets of St.Peters and Newtown photographing amazing graffiti art with the assistance of the local community who were more than happy to have their portraits included with the artwork we photographed. Alfonso, researches his tours thoroughly and is always ready... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

My husband & I did Alfonso's afternoon /night tour on the 30th July & loved every minute of it .It was very informative & even though I had been learning It all sunk in what I had learnt before.My husband has come away from the course with a lot more knowledge & now will be able to put in use... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

My wife and I spent 3 hours (that became 4) with Alfonso, learning new tricks and tips while gaining some insight into the history and charm of The Rocks. Alfonso took some time to really understand our level of experience, and what we wanted to learn. He was a very patient tutor, and explained things clearly. We both liked the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

My boyfriend and I had a fantastic 6 hour Day & Night Photography Course with Alfonso and enjoyed seeing our own city with new eyes. His teaching style is fun, informative, passionate and inspiring. He was prompt to respond emails and went out of his way to cater our needs (e.g. camera hire.) Thank you for the wonderful experience and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

Alfonso gave a very informative talk in our club. Very easy to approach, & he was a wealth of knowledge & information in photography. Looking forward to his visit again in August.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

Alfonso has guided our photographic club with a couple of our projects. Alfonso contributed hugely to the successful outcomes; he demonstrated great photographic skill and understanding, and encouraged everyone to contribute and participate. We all benefitted greatly from the experience, and I certainly improved my photography skills in the process. I plan to do one of Alfonso’s night-time walks around... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

Alfonso, met us at Madrid airport and a week later dropped us off at Madrid airport and handled all the arrangements in between: lodging, food, cooking lessons, flamenco guitar lesson, great teacher of photography (especially, food photography) and editing. He was always there, eagerly offering and helping us, making sure everything was to our liking. We had a great, great... More 

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Staying in The Rocks

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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and sailors from the old nation. As the oldest neighborhood in the city, the area's cobblestone streets host more than 100 heritage sites and buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney, Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi “ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The weekend markets at the Rocks are where you can find local artists' hand-made souvenirs, organic food and designer jewelry in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. To enjoy some of the best Australian and international contemporary art, the MCA museum is open every day and select evenings. At the end of a long day of sightseeing, be sure to save energy to dance the night away at the area's many late night entertainment venues.
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