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EYExplore

#44 of 264 Tours in Kyoto
Kyoto, Japan
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About EYExplore
Challenge your photos! Have fun creating beautiful images. Make the most of your time shooting in the city. Get the expertise of a local photographer. We strive to provide a fun and educational photographic travel experience for people in all walks of life.
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Tours and Tickets by EYExplore

Inari After Dusk

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2 hours 30 minutes
from $181.49

Memoirs of Kyoto

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2 hours 30 minutes
from $151.24

Osaka By Night

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2 hours 30 minutes
from $181.49

Kyoto Zen Temples

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2 hours 30 minutes
from $151.24
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Shirley wrote a review Dec 2020
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I was in Kyoto for 3 days and one of the afternoon was dedicated to a photoshoot with a Maiko (an apprentice training to be a Geisha). I had a good session as the Maiko was accommodating and just before the actual session Lukasz showed me some possible photo ideas. This was especially good because my time with the Maiko was limited. After looking at the photos I’ve taken, I wished the lighting was better. There are some unflattering shadows on her face despite her being only 18 years old. Overall the session was good.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Elisha990 wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia38 contributions13 helpful votes
Review of: Memoirs of Kyoto
Thank you to Paul for his invaluable tips on this afternoon tour walking around Gion. Paul worked hard to challenge me to see things through news eyes and a different perspective. He gave me tips from both an aesthetic and technical perspective and enhanced my understanding of the capabilities of the camera. At the same time I learnt about his experience of living in Kyoto and history of the city. He encouraged and challenged me to approach strangers to see if I could take their photo - which definitely was a helpful strategy to improve my photos. I would really recommend this tour. Thank you also to Lukasz who helped with behind the scenes logistics.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from EYExplore, General Manager at EYExplore
Responded Feb 16, 2020
Thank you very much for this awesome review! We're so glad you had a good time!
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GofromCA wrote a review Jan 2020
Los Angeles, California67 contributions41 helpful votes
Review of: Inari After Dusk
I signed up for this for the two advanced, knowledgeable photographers in our family (that's not me!) I suggested that Paul focus on the "guys" (husband and adult son) because they really care about the details. I think Paul could teach me night photography because he was good at explaining things so I could understand them. However, I realized that either the people who cared about learning, or I, the beginner, could learn, and I asked Paul to focus on them. I was so happy to enjoy the evening. I think Paul would be able to teach to a diverse group, but I really wanted the guys, one of whom does a lot with night photography, to be able to learn. The crisp January night (I recommend Uniqlo long underwear) was beautiful. It was quiet and we were in the hills at this amazing shrine with only an occasional person around. It was magical. I would not go alone up there at night because it would be easy to get lost - there are more trails than what we did with Paul, and it might be hard to find one's way back. I would recommend Paul to either beginners or advanced photographers. I liked him as a person, not just a teacher. And, because he is American, I felt very comfortable asking him questions about Japan that I might have been nervous about asking Japanese people. If Paul did other tours, I would have wanted to see if he was available as a tour guide.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Responded Feb 16, 2020
Thank you very much for the detailed review! We're glad you highlighted our ability to customize the workshop for all levels and interests in photography!
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Angela B wrote a review Jan 2020
San Antonio, Texas2 contributions
Charles was a superb guide/instructor. He was knowledgeable, kind and easy to hang with. Charles helped me capture some phenomenal images I would have never achieved on my own. I highly recommend Eyexplore Tokyo by Night your.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Responded Feb 16, 2020
Thank you so much for the great review!
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George W wrote a review Jan 2020
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Review of: Inari After Dusk
I learned so much and got some really great shots. Paul is also a great source of information on places to go while you are in Kyoto and the area. So if you book one of his tours, he can give you some great advice on where to go to get great shots--and avoid crowds.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from EYExplore, General Manager at EYExplore
Responded Jan 13, 2020
Thank you for this great review! We really appreciate it!
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