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    South Street & Penn’s Landing

    The natural energy that radiates off an area is one that does not happen very often. There is such a gravitating beauty when everything and everyone vibes together. Come cherish and embrace this type of environment with this South Street/Penn's Landing Photography Tour and class. Along Philadelphia’s South Street, visitors and residents, teenagers and adults, preppies and punk rockers, artists and attorneys all mix seamlessly together. The street is always buzzing no matter if you visit on a Tuesday afternoon or a Friday night. This tour is the perfect blend for those who want to photograph people, unique architecture and street life. Once you explore South Street and take all the photos you want, you will walk over the South Street Bridge to Penn's Landing on the Delaware River. You'll enjoy a relaxing time seeing a river view, interesting monuments, historic naval vessels, and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. This will bring you face to face with a variety of photographic opportunities. You will have feelings of satisfaction and awe after this breathtaking tour that will last you a lifetime!
    South Street & Penn’s Landing

    2800 South St Schuylkill River, Philadelphia

    • Take off on a photography tour along Philadelphia's South Street
    • Walk over the South Street Bridge to Penn's Landing on the Delaware River
    • Experience wonderful views of interesting monuments, historic naval vessels, and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge
    • Embrace a day with photogenic opportunities and unique street life and architecture
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    Dusk to Dark Photography Tour

    Have you ever seen photos that were taken from dusk to dark, but wondered how they were taken so perfectly? If you have, this tour is perfect for you! This tour extends from the magic hour, when the sky is a rich blue and the city lights just start to glow, until darkness falls. On this tour you will walk through the remarkable city of Philadelphia and capture the beauty that lives within it. Throughout the tour you will be taught useful skills and tips that you can bring home. Some of these skills include the exposure Triangle, aperture priority, shutter priority, self-timer, shutter release cable, white balance, elements of composition, and the usage of a tripod. This is an ideal opportunity to gain knowledge and capture remarkable images of beautiful Philadelphia.
    Dusk to Dark Photography Tour

    2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia

    • Take a walking tour around Philadelphia and capture its remarkable beauty
    • Learn necessity photographer skills like the exposure triangle, shutter priority, self-timer, white balance, and elements of composition
    • Discover new photo subjects under the beautiful city lights
    • Enjoy a night of adventure and discovery that will last you a lifetime
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    Horticultural Center + Shofuso House & Garden Photo Tour

    Are you tired of photographing the same things over and over again? If you are, then this tour will give you just what you need to spice up your portfolio! The Horticultural Center and Shofuso Japanese House and garden offers wonderful opportunities to photograph a traditional Japanese House and Garden on the grounds of the Horticultural Center with its own gardens, majestic trees, greenhouses, and fountain. The Shofuso House and Gardens embodies Japanese traditional values by the melding of history and culture. The Shofuso Japanese House and Garden is a traditional-style Japanese house and garden that was built in Japan in 1953 using traditional techniques and materials. It was moved from the courtyard at the Museum of Modern Art in New York to Philadelphia in 1958, to the site of several previous Japanese structures and gardens dating to the 1876 Centennial Exposition. On this tour you will walk through this site and have the opportunity to photograph the beautiful and breathtaking area. Along the way, you will increase your knowledge by learning useful tips and tricks on how to take the best photos that will last you a lifetime. Happy capturing!
    Horticultural Center + Shofuso House & Garden Photo Tour

    100 N Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia

    • Embark on a photography tour of The Horticultural Center and Shofuso Japanese House and capture its remarkable beauty
    • Photograph a traditional Japanese House and Garden
    • Witness the beauty, history, and culture that this center embodies
    • Enjoy a day of adventure and discovery that will last you a lifetime
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    Museum of Art + Schuylkill River Banks

    Philadelphia has a rich history, one which has some of the most iconic landmarks. This photography class and tour is for those interested in seeing one of Philadelphia’s most photogenic locations on the banks of the Schuylkill River. You will kick your tour off at the bottom of the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the Rocky steps and you will walk around the Art Museum, and the Fairmount Water Works. History will really come to life as you have the opportunity to photograph the inspiring Rocky Statue and embrace the beauty that lives within this area. Then you will proceed along the Schuylkill River Bank. You will be able to explore the area, enjoy wonderful views of Philadelphia’s skyline, Boat House Row and the wide variety of flora and fauna on the banks of the Schuylkill River, and take photographs of the amazing and breathtaking views. After this tour you will gain many irreplaceable photos and memories that will be everlasting!
    Museum of Art + Schuylkill River Banks

    Spring Garden St, Philadelphia

    • Embark on a photography tour of Philadelphia's most photogenic location
    • Walk around the Philadelphia Museum of Art and photograph the beautiful Rocky Statue
    • Take in the wonderful views of the Philadelphia skyline and the Boat House Row
    • Treat yourself to a day of adventure and exploration that will last you a lifetime
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    Eastern State Penitentiary Tour

    If you like photographing the creepy, the dark, and the sinister, then this tour will take you some place right up your alley. You'll visit the now-abandoned Eastern State Penitentiary that once housed Al Capone! What with its crumbling walls, twisted metal, and broken glass, you'll find plenty of unique photo opportunities. There'll also be plenty of natural light from the skylights above. Learn more about photography while discovering some of Philadelphia's past. Hint: this setting is ideal for experimenting with black and white images.
    Eastern State Penitentiary Tour

    2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia

    • Explore the abandoned Eastern State Penitentiary in Philly that once housed Al capone
    • Discover new photo subjects, such as crumbling walls, twisted metal, and broken glass
    • Experiment with black and white imagery in this eerie, dark setting
    • Study the past and learn more about the institution
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    Rittenhouse Square and Neighborhood Tour

    Enjoy a tour of beautiful Rittenhouse Square, an urban park located in one of the most picturesque neighborhoods in Philadelphia. You'll venture into the park to take photographs of its people, flora, and design. Then you'll explore the neighborhood's streets and alleys to discover many wonderful compositions. If you've got a love for elegant 19th and 20th century architecture, you'll love what Rittenhouse Square has to offer!
    Rittenhouse Square and Neighborhood Tour

    226 W Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

    • Enjoy a tour of a beautiful urban park in Philly
    • Take amazing photos of the people and the flora that reside in the neighborhood
    • Discover new photography secrets from the pros
    • Put your creativity to the test on this tour
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    Philly Historic District Tour

    If you've got an affinity for capturing Old World charm, then this tour of Historic Philadelphia is just right for you! Camera in hand, you'll walk through the most historic square mile in the United States -- home of the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Ben Franklin's Post Office, and more! You'll also stop by Elfreth's Alley, the oldest, continuously lived-in residential street in the US! Along the route, there are even Old City Coffee and Christ Church to visit, both of which have plenty of quaint, Old World qualities that beg to be photographed. If you choose to venture to Society Hill as well, you'll explore the 18th and 19th-century houses that make up the neighborhood. You'll have the opportunities to photograph unique architecture, street scenes, and the historic Old Pine and Saint Peter's churches! By the end of the tour, there'll be plenty of new images that you can add to your photography portfolio!
    Philly Historic District Tour

    6th & Market St, Philadelphia

    • Take a walking tour of the historic district in Philly
    • Find amazing shots for your camera that will thrill you
    • Discover how to take better photos from the experts
    • Increase your camera knowledge and skills
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    Independence Hall Photography Tour

    Looking to get a better picture of what Philadelphia is all about? This tour makes getting to know the city a snap! Grab your digital camera and explore the historical streets around Independence Hall alongside a professional photographer. As you walk, your guide will introduce you to some of the most significant landmarks in the United States, offering historical insights into each. Plus, he'll help you get set up to take some truly stunning photographs, offering tips on lense choice, composition, lighting, and other facets of professional photography. Your tour will largely focus on the area of Washington Square, where you'll shoot the first and second banks of the United States, Ben Franklin's grave, Elfreth's Alley, and Christ Church, among other sites. To conclude your experience, you'll also get in a twilight photoshoot of Independence Hall. A picture might be worth a thousand words, but only if you know enough to keep your thumb off of the lense.
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    Independence Hall Photography Tour

    888 N 25th St, Philadelphia

    • Explore and photograph Independence Hall and Washington Square during a twilight tour
    • Receive photography tips and historical insights while being guided by a professional photographer
    • Set up and capture shots of such landmarks as the first and second banks of the United States, Ben Franklin's grave, Elfreth's Alley, and Christ Church
    • Get to know one of Philly's most historic neighborhoods and add some stunning photographs to your collection
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    Waterworks Photography Tours

    Looking to get the most out of your digital camera? Capture some Phillyabolous shots with this photographer-led tour of some of the City of Brotherly Love's most picturesque sites! You'll explore Kelly Drive, Lemon Hill, Boathouse Row and the Waterworks, learning historical tidbits about each as you walk. You'll also set up for some stunning photoshoots, receiving tips on composition, lenses, lighting, and other elements behind a good shot from your guide. The tour even concludes with a twilight shoot on the steps of the Art Museum, where you'll enjoy capturing one of the most iconic views in all of Philly. It should leave quite an impression!
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    Waterworks Photography Tours

    888 N 25th St, Philadelphia

    • Explore and photograph Philly's Waterworks neighborhood during a twilight tour
    • Receive photography tips and historical insights while being guided by a professional photographer
    • Set up and capture shots of landmarks located along Kelly Drive, Lemon Hill, Boathouse Row and the Waterworks
    • Get to know one of Philly's most scenic neighborhoods and add some stunning photographs to your collection
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    Rittenhouse Square Photography Tour

    For those looking to improve their photography skills while getting to know Philly, this Rittenhouse Square tour ought to really click. You'll explore the historic square with an experienced commercial photographer over 2-2.5 hours, learning about the elements that go into a great shot as you walk and shoot. Lighting, lens choice, composition, and more will be discussed. Rittenhouse Square provides a number of photogenic subjects to capture, and with the tour set at twilight, you can bet on taking some dramatic shots. Highlights include St. Mark's Church, the Academy of Music, Broad Street, and the Drake. Your guide will also offer historical perspective on the various stops you make, adding an extra layer of perspective to your photoshoot. Can't you just picture it?
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    Rittenhouse Square Photography Tour

    888 N 25th St, Philadelphia

    • Explore and photograph Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square during a twilight tour
    • Receive photography tips and historical insights while being guided by a professional photographer
    • Set up and capture shots of such landmarks as St. Mark's Church, the Academy of Music, Broad Street, and the Drake
    • Get to know one of Philly's most beautiful neighborhoods and add some stunning photographs to your collection
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