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  • Excellent81%
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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible1%
7 Mar 2012
“A different way to see the Village”
8 Jan 2012
“Overrated - Give it a miss”
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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...more
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Greenwich Village, Central Park, Financial District, New York City, NY 10005
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 November 2008

This was one neat tour! First, it was an incredible bargain for New York City and secondly, it was different from the ones where the guide just tells the tourists about the sights in the city. On this tour I actually learned how to take...More

2  Thank Marathonworker
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Reviewed 9 January 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 1 February 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

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Reviewed 22 December 2010

My girlfriend and myself took the "Greenwich" tour, and it was a great way to break in the new camera! Having picked up a new one after dropping my old one out of the car while driving across the Brooklyn Bridge (no joke), I was...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2010

I love to take photos and know my camera pretty well but I can always use help with my compositions so this tour was good because it made see things in a different way and think about what I was doing. The guide Laura went...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2010

Lora did a great job showing us around Greenwich Village and sharing some of the history of the area. She also provided assistance to those of us who were less adept with our cameras. In addition to learning about Greenwich Village, I now understand the...More

1  Thank m_ceesay
Reviewed 25 November 2010

Took the tour of Greenwich Village on a Saturday morning. The tour is given by a professional photographer who lives in NYC and knows a lot of its history. On the day we went it was a small group of just a few which was...More

Thank cardsfaninchitown
Reviewed 18 November 2010

My wife has gotten into photography as of late and I've just bought her a nice camera so this tour was a good combo for us. She's got a better sense of her camera now and it was a good walking tour with bits of...More

Thank Racer667
Reviewed 10 November 2010

We took the Central Park tour on a beautiful fall afternoon. We've been to Central Park several times before on previous trips but never took a guided tour. We really enjoyed having someone show us around the park. As amateur photo buffs we really liked...More

Thank amandawrites
Reviewed 10 November 2010

This tour is a good way to learn more about photography and gain some experience in it at the same time. I don't know the Greenwich Village area very well so I chose this tour and it really helped me to know the area better....More

Thank OvertheRainbow14
Reviewed 9 November 2010

I took the Greenwich Village and the Central Park tours and enjoyed both. I love taking photos but I never knew very much about my camera. i was used to shooting mostly in auto but the tour really helped me understand my camera better and...More

Thank calimom94706
Reviewed 8 October 2010

I I live in New York City and went on this photo tour with friends from out of town. Lora the guide was very friendly and knowledgeable . I am a novice at photography and she gave some good practical advice. As a result, I...More

Thank MiddleAgedCityChick
Reviewed 30 September 2010

If you like a personal touch, you'll like this casual stroll around the West Village, Laura is a fountain of information about important things like: how to use your camera, compose a shot, get a nice portrait, and just to make things interesting, you'll hear...More

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