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“Step back into 1863 at Victorian Photography Studio!”

Victorian Photography Studio
Ranked #1 of 8 Fun & Games in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Whether you want to capture your family's precious vacation or get striking Civil War images , Victorian Photography Studio can make it happen with our extensive Civil War Wardrobe . You can count on us to deliver what we promise. -We offer 19th century Wet-Plate photography with a short hisory lesson on how the process was done. -We also offer the less expensive modern Digital photography.and Now you can rent Civil War clothing for any occasion.Come on in and see some 19th century cameras and props.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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“Step back into 1863 at Victorian Photography Studio!”
Reviewed June 4, 2011

My husband & I visited the studio on May 21, 2011, a day after our 5th wedding anniversary. We visited Gettysburg to celebrate this occasion. We made reservations with Tish & Del about 3-4 months before our trip. We didn't want to miss out on this unique experience! They were both so nice. We learned about photography back in the 1800's. It was such a neat & educational experience. Tish & Del made us look like a couple of 1863. Our photo is so authentic looking. Our friends & family love it!
This was definitely a highlight of our vacation. We will go back again & highly recommend everyone to visit their studio while visiting historical Gettysburg!

K. LaBow

Visited May 2011
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Portsmouth, Virginia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“An absolute awesome and fun experience”
Reviewed May 24, 2011

We were in Gettysburg May 19-23 and this was our second visit to Victorian Photography Studio. The owners, husband and wife are so nice and professional. They make sure that you look like you just stepped back in time and they make sure that everything is just the way you want it with your pictures. We visit Gettysburg 2-3 times per year and this is becoming one of our favorite things to do and we will make it a part of our trips each time from now on. The studio is very well maintained. And they are both a joy to talk with during your visit.

Visited May 2011
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Edgewood, Maryland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“An awesome and fun experience”
Reviewed May 9, 2011

My husband and I took a day trip to Gettysburg for the 150 years celebration. We knew we were going to get our pictures taken here from reading the advertisements. What an awesome experience. We did the wet plate photos. If you want to experience first hand on what it was like in the Civil War, you won't be dissapointed. Trish and Del are really enthusiastic about making your visit a special time to remember. We had so much fun doing this, that we went back the following weekend to have more pictures made and an extra large one for a beautiful antique picture frame we had purchased.

Visited April 2011
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
1 review
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“Awesome Experience”
Reviewed May 8, 2011

Shop owners were very friendly and made us feel as if we had known them for years. They squeezed us in as their last appointment of the night and even though it was 8 p.m., they took the time to make our photograph look great. We had so much fun having the photo done and are planning on going back to have a "wedding" photo done also. We highly recommend Victorian Photography Studio to anyone who plans on having a high quality, reasonably priced Victorian photo done. It is not just the quality of the photo, it was also the experience of having it done. We had a blast!

Visited May 2011
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Stevens, PA
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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“No Need to Compromise”
Reviewed May 7, 2011

Today, my fiancé and I made a special trip to Gettysburg with the sole purpose of getting Victorian style photos taken. (He had purchased a gift certificate for me at Christmas and this was the first chance we had to schedule the trip.) The owners, Del and Trish (a husband and wife duo), were extremely helpful and accommodating both when I initially called to ask questions and book our session as well as when we arrived and had to make costume decisions. My fiancé and I had conflicting thoughts on the style of photo we wanted (Civil War verses Victorian attire). They went above and beyond; working their magic to make sure we both got what we wanted. Thanks to them, there was no need to compromise and it was an extremely enjoyable experience for both of us. On their website, they claim that “the customer’s needs are of the upmost importance” and that they “are committed to meeting those needs,” - and that they did! The service was outstanding, our pictures look great, and we will treasure the memories forever!

Visited May 2011
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