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Foto Ruta Santiago

Jose Victorino Lastarria 71, Santiago 8320165, Chile
+56 9 8766 6844
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Brilliant way to see Santiago and brush up on camera skills.

Can’t fault Foto Ruta, from their prompt, clear communication and helpfulness in the planning phase... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jess C
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Melbourne, Australia
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Excellent experience

It was an excellent experience. It was great to explore Santiago de Chile with a nice and talented... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mcha284
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Discover the city of Santiago in a different way. Slow down the pace and get to know your camera even better, and capture some fantastic photographs to remind you of your Chilean adventure. Suitable to all levels of photography experience, and to all digital cameras, Foto Ruta is a wonderful way to see and experience the city through the lens of your camera and meet like minded people. A great alternative to the traditional 'tour' Foto Ruta invites participants on a journey of discovery, Foto Ruta Santiago will give you a greater understanding of the city and its culture whilst also teaching you how to take great travel photography. Whether you’re a photo enthusiast, a professional, or just want to see a more authentic side of Santiago, this excursion offers you a unique and memorable afternoon in the city. Foto Ruta also operates in Buenos Aires, London and Barcelona.
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Jose Victorino Lastarria 71, Santiago 8320165, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t fault Foto Ruta, from their prompt, clear communication and helpfulness in the planning phase to the professionalism and warmth on the day (thank you Nacho!). My photo skills improved throughout the day and I got some photos I was happy with. The friendly, genuine...More

Thank Jess C
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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for joining us Jess!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was an excellent experience. It was great to explore Santiago de Chile with a nice and talented man as Nacho. He was patient on me, I am not very experienced in taking pictures. He showed me beautiful places and guided me capturing the best...More

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your Foto Ruta experience! Thank you so much for joining us.

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

My daughters (ages 10 and 12) and I really enjoyed the Smartphone Photo Tour in Santiago! Our photographer and guide, Nacho, took us to the Bellavista area. He shared some great photo taking strategies before our tour and then led us through a beautiful neighborhood...More

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you for joining us Annie! It was a fantastic tour.

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

We are avid photographers. We needed no lessons but we still loved having a local take us to the best photo spots. Just a wonderful experience. Thank you

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Thanks so much for joining us Amy!

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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

I spent a fabulous few hours with Nacho exploring some beautiful areas of Santiago. Nacho was friendly and I quickly felt comfortable and relaxed in his company as we explored. He offered really good technical and creative advice as I needed it, whilst also giving...More

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you for joining us Yvonne, it was great to meet you!

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Spent a great day with Cat. We not only covered a greater part of Santiago’s photogenic areas, but we also reviewed both the technical and artistic sides of capturing an image. I recommend Cat to anyone looking to maximize their photographic time in Santiago.

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Thanks so much Rick, both for your kind words and for joining us! It was a wonderful day.

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

I absolutely would recommend this tour 100% I really feel that I have already improved quite a bit on my photography skills. I started to look at things while keeping in mind everything that Cat suggested. Being a good photographer takes time, patience, a little...More

Thank Andrea M
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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Thanks so much for joining us for a tour Andrea!

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Reviewed February 2, 2018

Exciting visual afternoon Full of colour A real pleasure. Great introduction to Santiago. Thank you Cat

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

Thanks so much for joining me Fiona!

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

As a keen photographer I was recently lucky enough to discover Cat Allen in Santiago. I spent two amazing days with Cat from Foto Ruta photographing the streets of Santiago and Valparaiso. The thing I appreciated most was that we had a good chat beforehand...More

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Thanks so much for joining me Peter! It was great to meet you and I had an awesome time exploring and shooting the streets of Santiago and Valparaiso with you!

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Fantastic afternoon taking photos in the Bellavista neighbourhood. Cat really helped me think about what I was actually trying to achieve as well as being a great guide, I got some terrific pictures. Would highly recommend if you enjoy taking pictures in a relaxed environment...More

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

It was so great to meet you! Thanks so much for joining me, and I'm so glad you got such great photos!

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Jubes2000
June 27, 2018|
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Response from CatFRSantiago | Property representative |
Hi Julia, Thanks for your email, please let me confirm our availability as soon as possible. Our most popular tour is the Foto Ruta Streetscape, a half day creative photography exploration adapted to all ages and levels of... More
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smw1221
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Response from Shatchakarn C | Reviewed this property |
Search for foto-rutta Santiago, but I doubt they'd have any schedule for November yet. You may email Cat to get more Info.
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