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Photo Walk-abouts - CLOSED

Greenwich Village, Central Park, Financial District, New York City, NY 10005
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A different way to see the Village

We were looking for opportunities to use our new camera so we were happy to discover this tour... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2012
mf_in_nyc
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New York
Overrated - Give it a miss

Historic Harlem Tour - I was very much looking forward to this tour for two reasons. Firstly the... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2012
Paul M
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Photo Walk-abouts are exclusive private walking tours of New York City that focus on teaching the participants to take better photos. A brief lesson on photography and historical commentary are included along with time for participants to take their own photos of NYC. During the tour specific assignments are given and then photos taken are reviewed with the guide. Tours of Greenwich Village, Central Park, Chinatown/Five Points, Wall St./the Financial District, and Historic Harlem are available. Workshops on F-stops, Shutter Speeds and All That and Night Photography are also available.
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  • Very good15%
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Mar 7, 2012
“A different way to see the Village”
Jan 8, 2012
“Overrated - Give it a miss”
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Greenwich Village, Central Park, Financial District, New York City, NY 10005
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Reviewed March 7, 2012

We were looking for opportunities to use our new camera so we were happy to discover this tour. The price was reasonable and even though it was a little cold out, we still enjoyed the tour. The group was on the smaller side and everyone...More

1  Thank mf_in_nyc
Reviewed January 8, 2012

Historic Harlem Tour - I was very much looking forward to this tour for two reasons. Firstly the photography and secondly learning the history of Harlem. However, it didn't go exactly to plan. The tour started with a 20 minute (sit and listen) camera lesson....More

4  Thank Paul M
photowalkabouts, Owner at Photo Walk-abouts, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2012

I'm sorry that you did not enjoy the tour, however your assessment of the photo talk is incorrect in that I do not give a lesson on the camera nor do I discuss camera functions. The tour is meant for all camera types from the...More

Reviewed November 1, 2011

It was a rainy but not too cold October day in New York when my two friends and I met Lora for our Chinatown photowalkabout. As described by others the tour starts with a 20min or so discussion on photography and things to consider for...More

1  Thank JOBR69
Reviewed September 17, 2011

I'd give this 3.5 stars if I could give halves. The tour starts with a brief discussion on photography and things to consider for taking good shots, then you are off walking. The tour gives good background on the places you visit and offers interesting...More

1  Thank chatterbox-2007
Reviewed August 23, 2011

I took the Greenwich Village tour and it was great! It was a nice sunny day and a little hot but luckily a reasonable amount of the tour was in the shade. We visited interesting places and the historical perspective was fascinating. The guide was...More

1  Thank John J
Reviewed August 1, 2011

I signed up for a Photo Walk-about tour in June 2011. My first choice was Central Park, but it appears weekend tours to the park are far and in between so I ended up signing up for the Greenwich Village one. I had hoped to...More

2  Thank VHLC
photowalkabouts, Owner at Photo Walk-abouts, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2011

I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed by the Greenwich Village tour, however your primary complaint seems to be that it was not the in-depth photography course for which you were hoping. Not only are the tours not meant to be an in-depth photography...More

Reviewed July 17, 2011

Definately take water, comfy shoes and your imagination

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Reviewed June 19, 2011

The tour guide was knowledgeable about photography and Central Park. She included quite a bit of history about the park itself and gave us good photography instruction, focusing on composition. The tour is suitable for anyone from a novice to a more advanced photographer. However,...More

2  Thank RufusJ
Reviewed June 6, 2011

I've had a little point-and-shoot for almost a year and have kept it on auto the entire time. With a trip right around the corner, I figured it was time I learned how to use it. I signed up for the Greenwich Village walking tour,...More

Thank heiditnyc
Reviewed May 17, 2011

Walking & photographic tour of financial district - including Trinity Church, Wall Street, Stock Exchange, Bowling Green park, Bronze Bull. Tour guide had an obvious passion for both photography and New York City. Commenced tour with a briefing on photography, types of photo opportunities that...More

1  Thank Bwana_11
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