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Doc Miles Photo Tours

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Capture treasured memories and photographs from a San Francisco Photo Tour with Doc Miles. Sunrise and Sunset tours take photographers to locations that provide the best perspectives to capture amazing photographs of Bay Area icons and scenery...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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755B Portola St, San Francisco, CA 94129-1391
Presidio
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of participating in this tour with Doc Miles. Doc has extensive inside knowledge of the best spots for shooting in SF and he will drive you there with ease. During my roughly four hour tour, we photographed in at least six...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Doc M, Owner at Doc Miles Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for those great comments. I truly enjoyed meeting you and getting those wonderful images. Doc

Reviewed December 12, 2018

I have done 4 tours with Doc Miles. I enjoy being able to get out of central SF at the right time with someone who knows where to go for a good photographic experience. My non-photographer husband has come along and thoroughly enjoyed the trip...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Doc M, Manager at Doc Miles Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you and I am so happy you do come back. It was great fun and I hope to see you again when you return. Doc

Reviewed November 3, 2018

Amazing tour! The entire trip was nothing but an exciting anticipation of where Doc would take me next. I really appreciated the uniqueness of this tour, shying away from the rudimentary "tourist traps", opting instead for the unique and stunning photographic experiences/opportunities. Doc was an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Doc M, Owner at Doc Miles Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2018

Thanks for the nice comments. I hope you will come back and we can see som more great sites. Happy Holidays Doc

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely amazing experience. The photo tour was the highlight of my trip to San Francisco. Granted, I love to shoot but this tour exceeded EVERY expectation. The locations I was brought to were breathtaking. Doc Miles knowledge is deep and he is so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Doc M, Manager at Doc Miles Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you for the nice review. I appreciate that you had a great time it means a lot to me. Also happy you are a big supporter of our national parks. Stay warm up there in the frozen north.

Reviewed October 8, 2018

My wife and I had a great experience with Doc. I really enjoyed every minute of our photo tour. Doc was very knowledgeable with the highlights of San Francisco. I would definitely fo another photo tour with Doc.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Doc M, Owner at Doc Miles Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you folks for the kind words. I really enjoyed our tour and hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed October 1, 2018

Doc Miles' San Francisco Sunset Photography Tour was a Five-Star experience from beginning to end. I found Doc while researching various photography tour options for a recent trip to San Francisco. A few highlights: (1) communicative, quickly confirmed my request for a tour, called me...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jamie G
Doc M, Owner at Doc Miles Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

hi Jamie, Thank you. I really enjoyed meeting your and sharing our career similarities. I hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed September 29, 2018

I had a great experience with the Doc. He took us to several different locations to shoot San Francisco at night and he showed me the best settings to use. He was was patient and an overall great teacher. If you enjoy photography I recommend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Doc M, Owner at Doc Miles Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Many thanks for the kind words. It was a pleasure to meet you.

Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Doc’s a great guy. Enjoyed every minute of the tour! The Sun refused to come out but there’s very little one can do about it, other than making the most out of the experience!!

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Doc M, Owner at Doc Miles Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you. The weather is so unpredictable here. I am pleased you had a good time.

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I found Doc’s sunset photography tour when I was researching the best spots to photograph the Golden Gate Bridge. Initially I was hesitant to book the tour as I was on a “backpackers budget” but I do not regret it one bit! This tour is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Doc M, Owner at Doc Miles Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you. The pleasure was all mine. I hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed September 13, 2018

I did a personal photography tour with Doc one evening on a trip to San Francisco. My husband went along as my "guest" and at no charge! Doc picked us up from our hotel in his immaculate Land Rover and so we began. I had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Doc M, Owner at Doc Miles Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words. I hope you enjoy your Safari and get some terrific photos.

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We paid $600 US (two of us - $300 each) for a five hour tour of the best spots in San Fran from 5 PM to 11PM. Well worth it. Instruction where needed was provided.
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