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Address: 40512 Goldside Dr, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8746
Phone Number: +1 559-760-6124
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Photo Safari Yosemite provides personal and private guide services for...

Photo Safari Yosemite provides personal and private guide services for Yosemite Visitors. Pat Althizer is an approved National Park Service Guide. As a professional photographer and guide, he will take you into Yosemite Park to "the right places at the right times", in order to assist you in coming away with Post Card quality images of Yosemite Park.Small Group Tours are available along with Individual Photo Workshop Tours. Small Groups of up to 7 persons are available to both photographers and non-photographers that are interested in a Private Guided Tour of Yosemite instead of a Public Bus Tour.

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Private Family Photo Day in Yosemite
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Right place right time

My family spent one fantastic day with Pat, who knows Yosemite like his backyard. The trip was very well planned and Pat was so accommodating when we requested that we start late... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family spent one fantastic day with Pat, who knows Yosemite like his backyard. The trip was very well planned and Pat was so accommodating when we requested that we start late in the day in order to catch the sunset. He was very patient with my 14 year old son and gave him instructions about composition, exposure, etc. Apart... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're just back in Australia after our vacation in California, and we have fond memories of our two day tour with Pat Althizer. On this tour we experienced a variety of different sites in and around Yosemite. Travelling with Pat, we didn't need to concern ourselves with navigating the roads, and Pat knew how to work around the crowds at... More 

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Pat32228, Owner at Photo Safari Yosemite Day Tours, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to be the guide selected to share the wonders of Yosemite to my Photo Safari travelers. Mostly, it is like being with my family for day, but in this case, my adopted family for the day! More 

Lemont, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went on a photo tour with Pat on Memorial day 2015. We will never forget the experience! We learned so many tips from Pat on photo shooting and he took us to so many beautiful spots to shoot. It's a must do experience while in Yosemite!

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Thank you for your comments! I had a great time too!! More 

Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

I took four kids (ages 7-15) on a tour through Photo Safari Yosemite. We had a great outing with a mix of history, sights, and tips on how to get the most out of a new DSLR.

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Fish Camp, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Pat is a wonderful tour guide and photography teacher. He gave us a great tour and showed us everything we needed and wanted to see. Trust me, go to Yosemite with Pat!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Vivian and I had a wonderful experience in Yosemite due in large measure to the two-day association with Pat Althizer. We had told Pat that we wished to obtain a feel for the essence of the park in the limited time which we had available. Pat planned a day of ‘sightseeing’ during which we saw many of the park’s well-known... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I researched quite a few tour companies and options and chose Photo Safari Yosemite Day Tours for a number of reasons. I really liked the idea of having a personalized experience rather than being in a large group. I am not a great photographer and don't aspire to be one but do want to learn to take better photos. As... More 

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

My wife and I had the most remarkable time with Pat in our Photo Safari of Yosemite. He was a wealth of knowledge and patient. I am a photo enthusiast (travels with more camera gear than clothes) with quality equipment while my wife is novice and a simple camera. He took the time to work with my wife with to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Our family of 7 came to visit 4 days in Yosemite, exploring, wanting to learn about the area, see the famous sites around Yosemite, learn some of the history and do some hiking. We worked with our Guide Pat to come up with a plan for our family that turned out to be FANTASTIC. We hiked Mist Trail up to... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Outstanding from start to finish. As if a member of our family was helping us explore. Relaxed and tailored to our requirements.

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