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Address: 1601 3rd Ave, Suite 18D, New York City, NY 10128-3416
Phone Number: +1 262-726-1201
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Photo tours of New York City - Join citifari's professional New York City...

Photo tours of New York City - Join citifari's professional New York City photographers for a compact and exclusive 2-1/2 hour tour. During the citifari walking tour, our guides share with you privileged corners of NYC along with various, must-have, techniques so you can shoot your own stunning photographs.

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Fantastic photography experience!!

What a great tour of SoHo! Our guide has done architectural photography in the past and was very knowledgeable about the history of the area, architects, building styles, etc. as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great tour of SoHo! Our guide has done architectural photography in the past and was very knowledgeable about the history of the area, architects, building styles, etc. as well as teaching us how to best photograph them using the manual settings on the camera. Learned a TON about how to adjust settings on my own in an encouraging... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the experience, Franscois was a great instructor, and I learned lots. Great way for a beginner photographer to cultivate a passion for photography with such talented photographers. Having the programme in advance would have been a help in getting my head around settings. Otherwise, brilliant experience

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

I learned several new things about how to use light for dramatic effect in my photos. I also learned where there are some great photo opportunities in Central Park that I might not have found on my own. I took a lot of competition-worthy photos!

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

I booked a 10 am tour the preceding day. I received a text that night that the tour might not be going ahead, depending on teacher availability. I was texted at 5 am to tell me the tour was cancelled. I still have not received a refund 10 days later, and may have to work through the irritation of chargeback... More 

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sam-from-citifari, Manager at Citifari Photo Tours, responded to this review

David, per our communications we have initiated the refund and you should have seen it already. We have also offered you a free tour as a courtesy to apologize. While you booked the day before we asked you whether you wanted to reschedule or refund, since we could not find a photographer on 24h notice. We are a small business... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Gildo walked me through Central Park in the wind and rain and, although I think I know quite a bit about photography, he showed me some new ways of looking at things and took me to interesting places I might not have found - especially as my time in NY was limited. Highly recommended!!

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Doylestown, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Gildo took us on an evening tour this past Saturday night. Light rain didn't stop us from having fun and learning so much! Gildo was surprised to see that my son brought an old-school film camera rather than digital. Because he's a pro, he quickly made adjustments in how/what he would teach and gave my son tons of tips. We're... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

As with all of these tour or experditions fantastic. Gildo showed me a new perspective of how to see the world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have taken a few photo tours, but this was the first night shoot. We met Gildo and after a short talk, we started walking around the city. Stops included the UN Building, the Chrysler Building, Grand Central, and a few random stops. Gildo showed me several techniques I didn't know, and showed my wife how to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

I have done several photography tours and this citifari one is equally the best. Glide's knowledge in both technical and creative was outstanding. His friendly nature and jovial manner made this very enjoyable. I took some photos that i've never knew how to take before. I would highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

I’m a Mexican amateur photographer, It was my first photography tour ever, I would highly recommend it for sure, Michael was great, very patience, we took enough time to go through all the spots and he explained very well how to set up the camera to get the best pictures possible.

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