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Private Custom NYC Photo Tour with Personal Photographer provided by NYC Photo Journeys

Private Custom NYC Photo Tour with Personal Photographer

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(Price varies by group size)
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 23/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Private Custom NYC Photo Tour with Personal Photographer
-Guides will wear masks at all times + guests should wear masks when photos aren't being taken. -All of our experiences are private. -Routes are typically outdoors unless an indoor stop is requested. -Guides showing COVID-19 symptoms will be removed from the tour schedule for a minimum of 14 days.
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Updated 23/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Explore New York City with a photographer-guide who captures your Big Apple experience on camera. See the most photogenic locations in the city and customize your half-day itinerary to take in popular spots of your choice, such as Central Park, Grand Central Terminal, Times Square, Battery Park, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Hotel pickup is available, and your high-resolution photographs are delivered electronically within 72 hours.
  • Ensure that you have high-quality photographs of your New York City vacation
  • Hear live commentary about New York's history and hotspots
  • Get recommendations for places to visit on your own
  • Hotel pickup available upon request (counts as part of the tour duration)
Important Information
Departure Point
Theater District, New York, NY, USA
Return Details
New York, NY, USA
  • Licensed NYC sightseeing guide
  • High-resolution photos taken of your group by a professional photographer
  • Fascinating information about NYC and its history
  • The chance to explore with and pick the brain of a local
  • Hotel pickup (upon request; factored into tour time)
  • Subway transfers
  • Gratuities (not required, but appreciated!)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes, bring water, and come ready to take photos and have fun
  • Price shown is per person (up to six participants maximum)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Shelby R wrote a review Oct 2020
1 contribution
This NYC photo tour is a must!! I was visiting the city alone and this was the perfect way to get AWESOME photos and have a local show me around a bit. Jessie was great - she was so nice to talk to, showed me the ropes of the subway, and was full of recommendations of places to
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Date of experience: October 2020
Brian wrote a review Sep 2020
1 contribution
My girlfriend and I had a wonderful afternoon with Jessie. She made the whole experience fun and exciting and any nerves we had about getting our photo taken quickly went away. My favorite part was seeing New York through the eyes of a local and having those moments captured
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Date of experience: September 2020
Response from jdfesta, Owner at Private Custom NYC Photo Tour with Personal Photographer
Responded 30 Sep 2020
Thank you so much for the kind words! It was wonderful spending the day with you. Please keep us in mind for your future NYC photo experience needs. :)
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charlotte m wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
I did this tour with my boyfriend last week and am so happy with the results. We aren't at all familiar with NYC and hate asking strangers to take pictures of us, so this was perfect. Jessie was super considerate and knowledgeable. I would recommend the tour to anyone!
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from jdfesta, Owner at Private Custom NYC Photo Tour with Personal Photographer
Responded 18 Mar 2020
Thank you for the kind words! It was such a pleasure spending a few hours with you both. Please let us know next time you're in town. We'll do Brooklyn next time. :)
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Laura058 wrote a review Jan 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom11 contributions5 helpful votes
This was a bit out of our comfort zone to book but we are so glad we did! Came to NYC on honeymoon and was a fantastic way to start off holiday, get our bearings and some amazing pictures to keep. Jessie was a fantastic guide helping us with tips and advice and put us both as
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Response from jdfesta, Owner at Private Custom NYC Photo Tour with Personal Photographer
Responded 24 Jan 2020
@Laura: Thank you so much for the kind words! It was so great getting to show you around. Next time you're in town I'll take you two over the Williamsburg Bridge I was telling you about! :) Congrats again!
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Erica Virvo wrote a review Nov 2019
New York City, New York51 contributions4 helpful votes
Jessie is a photo-genius. It was so great seeing Central Park, the Upper East Side, etc through her lens. It was a super easy tour where she shared lots of tidbits of information I wouldn't expect a tour guide to give because she's been living in the city forever. She is kinds
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from jdfesta, Owner at Private Custom NYC Photo Tour with Personal Photographer
Responded 19 Dec 2019
We had a blast with you on the photo tour! Thank you so much for the kind words. :)
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: NYC Photo Journeys
Very pleased with wedding photos
We used this service for our small Covid-era wedding. J was a pleasure to work with--easy and attentive. Turnarou
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NYC City Hall wedding
Really happy with our wedding photos, Jess was great to work with showing her local and technical knowledge and she
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An amazing week
Very profesional and nice people. Awesome pictures and very good advice to know the city, places to visit, restaura
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The best tour of NYC
I had so much fun running around NYC on this tour. Jessie is awesome as a tour guide and a photographer, and left m
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Jessie Jessie Jessie
I booked Jessie for a private photo shoot in New York, and she was one of the best tour guide and photographer I've
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Loved this tour
We were a group of 5 ladies from NJ looking for an interesting tour of Brooklyn and chose this one since none of us
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Really fun & different!
Great trip to the gritty, artsy section of Brooklyn. We had a great time w Jessie, learned all about the history
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One of the best things I did in New York
I was travelling solo and my energy was flagging 10 days into my New York stay. I happened across Jesse's tours and
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City Hall Wedding Photography Easy, Breezy, Beautiful
I arranged for Jessie to meet my future husband and I at City Hall in Manhattan. Her correspondence was quick and p
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Gloria R
Bushwick Tour
My girlfriend and I have been to NY before and wanted to do something different. We found Jessie's tour. We would
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Jazzmine R
The Best of Bushwick
I absolutely loved this tour and really enjoyed Jessie as our tour guide. She is so lovely, very knowledgeable and
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Beautiful Photos and Memorable Visit !
My kids and I enjoyed every moment strolling through the streets of New York with Jessica. During 2 hours, Jessie t
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Best thing we did in New York, by far!
We met Jessie on our last day in New York, and boy did we save the best for last. We were scheduled to do a 2 hour
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Photo Safari, Interesting Facts and Offbeat! Love this
NYC Tours and Photo Safaris, I can say is one of the best tours I tried in NYC. For starters, Jessie is very ente
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Sandra T
Great day out with great photos!
First time in NYC and a solo traveler; it was great to have someone take photos of me with the pretty sights in New
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Key Details
  • Brooklyn Bridge, Grand Central Terminal, and 3 more
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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