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New York Street Photography Tours by James Maher

New York City, NY, USA
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About New York Street Photography Tours by James Maher
See NYC Through the Eyes of a Street Photographer and Lifelong New Yorker Are you traveling to New York – or are you a local who wants to focus on street photography? Want to learn the best places to photograph the sites and people of the city – or do you want to spend an entire day learning the tips, tricks, and secrets of a street photographer? Want to explore New York after dusk? (Tripod included). Custom NYC Photo Tours *All tours customizable to your specific needs. 3-Hour Photo Tour: 295 USD 5-Hour Photo Tour: 395 USD Printed and emailed gift certificates available. Contact James to set up a custom photo tour. All tours are customized to your exact needs, interests, schedule, and skill level and are private for you, your family, or your traveling group. In addition, when you sign up for the course you will receive James’ downloadable e-books, The Essentials of Street Photography and Street Photography Conversations to brush up on your street photography before the tour/workshop begins. What you will / can learn: The best locations to photograph iconic buildings and landmarks The best locations for photographing people Photography basics (if needed, for beginners) Street photography tips, tricks, and techniques All the tricks for capturing close-up candid portraits Camera settings and zone focusing techniques Capturing gesture, expression, and emotion and telling stories with your images Street portraiture And, of course, what we will learn will be tailored to your skill level, what you want to see, and what you want to learn! About James: James has lived in New York for his entire life (besides a 5 year stint in Madison, Wisconsin, but he doesn’t want to talk about that.) Like many Manhattanites, he is a terrible driver and cook, but he’s an excellent navigator. He has been practicing the art of street photography since he first picked up a camera, has worked as a portrait and fine art photographer in New York since 2005, has had a regular feature for the NY Daily News reporting on different neighborhoods of the City through street portraits and interviews with locals, is a certified New York tour and workshop guide (so get ready for some history!), and has sold and licensed his photography of New York to collectors and companies from around the world.
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We met James in Soho and he took us for a tour around and to China Town. We learned a lot about street art photography and learned a lot about the area. James is not only good photographer, he is also really good company. Time flew by so fast, we could have continued even
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Highly recommended for amateurs and professionals alike. James knows his stuff, and is willing to tailor the tour to the time, place, and subject you need help with. As a NYC local, James also knows where to take you for the shots you're looking for. I am a better photographer
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Response from jamaher, Owner at New York Street Photography Tours by James Maher
Responded Nov 24, 2019
Bobby the pleasure was mine - it was great getting to know you and to hear about your story as well and what you're looking to do with photography. Hope to be able to shoot with you again in the future!
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As a surprise element of my 50th birthday trip to New York, some friends kindly purchased a guided photography tour with James. There's not much I can add to what has been regularly said here - James is knowledgeable of the areas we visited, not only guiding on photographic
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Response from jamaher, Owner at New York Street Photography Tours by James Maher
Responded Nov 24, 2019
Mark it was great being able to spend the day with the both of you. I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed the day and the recommendations! I hope to be able to see you both here again in the future.
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When travelling I always source a local photographer by researching reviews. For my recent trip to NYC I found James Maher what an awesome experience! James offers private guided tours options are iconic sights Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park, Bryant Park,Times Square, Nyc
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Response from jamaher, Owner at New York Street Photography Tours by James Maher
Responded Nov 24, 2019
Sharon it was so fun being able to spend the day with you and Bella - I'm so happy that you enjoyed it! Hope to see you both here again in the future!
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I recently spent a morning walking and photographing with James Maher. James is knowledgable about local history and street photography and brought me to places I would never have found on my own. He helped me build confidence in photographing people on the street and in a park
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Response from jamaher, Owner at New York Street Photography Tours by James Maher
Responded Oct 29, 2019
I was wonderful spending the day with you! Really happy to hear that you felt more confident with people and hope that carries forward in the future. Hope to see you here again at some point!
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