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Action Photo Tours

Kanab, UT 84741
+1 435-767-0222
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Based in Kanab, UT, Action Photo Tours will take you to the most stunning sights in the desert Southwest. We cater to photographers and take you to the best spots at the best time of the day. Photography instruction is also included in your outing. Private trips, overnight camping, and multi-day options are available. We also offer post-processing instruction, professional image editing, and on-location portrait photography.
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“milky way” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kanab, UT 84741
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+1 435-767-0222
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"night photography"
in 7 reviews
"milky way"
in 10 reviews
"photo workshop"
in 5 reviews
"his knowledge"
in 9 reviews
"landscape photography"
in 4 reviews
"camera settings"
in 4 reviews
"highly recommend david"
in 3 reviews
"great photographer"
in 3 reviews
"talented photographer"
in 3 reviews
"great shots"
in 4 reviews
"southern utah"
in 9 reviews
"white pocket"
in 26 reviews
"outstanding guide"
in 2 reviews
"sunset tour"
in 4 reviews
"wave area"
in 2 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 4 reviews
"outdoor experience"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

The Southwest Shootout from Action Photo Tours really lived up to its name. They really are driven to get you the best shot opportunities by maintaining flexibility. We met at 2:00 pm the first day for what was to be intros, review of schedule, then...More

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Management response:Responded June 2, 2018

Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us so much. Yes, great photographic opportunities certainly trump regular sleep patterns in our book, haha. We look forward to having you out on another tour in the future!

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

I was seeking a photography workshop in southern Utah and was aware of David's work through other sites. The Vanishing Escalante Workshop more than exceeded my expectations. From the initial introductory session to the final post processing sessions, I learned more in the sessions than...More

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Management response:Responded June 2, 2018

Thank you for the review! We love it when our clients are able to capture amazing photographs. We hope to see you again on another workshop or tour!

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

The workshop leaders Cody and Kevin were incredible. They revised the schedule daily according to the weather to make sure which location is the best one to visit. They did not only lead you to the location and let you shoot but helped advise the...More

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Management response:Responded June 2, 2018

Thank you for the kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed your workshop with us. If you have any further questions about what you learned with us, you are more than welcome to email us at info@actionphototours.com. We'd love to help in any way...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

I took a 6-day photo workshop led by Cody and Kevin. They were great and everyone in the group had a good time and improved our photography skills. I plan to return.

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Management response:Responded June 2, 2018

Thank you for the review! I'm glad you enjoyed the workshop. We love having people return and we look forward to working with you again on another workshop or tour!

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Action Tours provided me with two exceptional experiences last week: A night time/sunrise tour of Bryce Canyon and tour to White Pocket. David lead the Bryce tour and with his knowledge of the canyon got us to those

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Management response:Responded June 2, 2018

Thank you, Carolyn! We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us! Sunrise at Bryce Canyon is a beautiful sight.

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

I attended the Milky Way workshop and a tour to White Pocket. David provided very good instruction in how to capture and process Milky Way images and was available throughout our photo sessions for assistance. We also had the opportunity to visit a couple of...More

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daswindler, Owner at Action Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Larry - Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. It was a pleasure to work with you during the nights we had together. We definitely got lucky with the weather! I hope to see you again in Southern Utah.

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

I recently spent 8 days in Kanab, Utah, where I took a 4 day night photography workshop and went on two additional day tours as well. In a nutshell, the workshop and the day tours were simply outstanding! David Swindler, the owner of Action Photo...More

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daswindler, Owner at Action Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Hi Bob - Thank you so much for writing such a detailed review! It was an absolute pleasure to have you join our workshop and I'm glad to hear you were able to learn so much while you were here. It sure was exhausting doing...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

I had the pleasure to attend a workshop that Cody Wilson led on Sunday 4/15/18. Cody was a wonderful host. He gave me tips that helped me to shoot some great photos. Dave was gracious and accommodating on a spur of the moment time change....More

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daswindler, Owner at Action Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Thank you so much Shelia! I'm glad we were able to be flexible to account for the weather conditions. We definitely hope to see you again in Southern Utah!

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

This was my 2nd trip with David and Action Photo Tours. I previously went on a 5 day tour with David as my guide, and this time went to white pocket with Cody as my guide. In my opinion, you can't go wrong with a...More

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daswindler, Owner at Action Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Matt - I just wanted to personally thank you for leaving us review on Trip Advisor! That really makes a big impact for us and I'm grateful you took the time to write it. Thanks again and I hope we'll cross paths in the future!

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Cody took us out through some crazy terrain and spent a lot of time from the golden hour till it was dark to ensure I got the best photos in varying light conditions of the magical landscape. He scouted great spots and I really enjoyed...More

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daswindler, Owner at Action Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Puru - Thank so much for telling others about your experience. I'm very glad to hear you had such a great time and was able to get some nice photos. Hopefully we'll get to see you again if you ever come back to Utah!

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Nguyen D
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Evelyn F | Reviewed this property |
I would highly rec. this operation over its competitor if you are a photographer. You will love your tours. Just email them or book via their website
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Nguyen D
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Debbie C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dung, I would recommend visiting Action Photo Tours website at: actionphototours, or you can reach them at this number: 208-789-5899 If none of the pre-packaged tours interests you, they also offer custom tours. You... More
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