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Address: Fifth Avenida Norte #5 | Next to Cafe Condesa, Antigua, Guatemala
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We are Antigua's and Guatemala's first and only gallery of photography. We...

We are Antigua's and Guatemala's first and only gallery of photography. We are open every day. You can find us just in front of Cafe Condesa in front of the Park Central

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Stop in and take a look at all of the photos!

The work that is on display and available for sale is vibrant and eye catching. The photographer who is behind these photographs, uses the profits from the sale to help the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 September 2016
catherinecK4593VL
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The work that is on display and available for sale is vibrant and eye catching. The photographer who is behind these photographs, uses the profits from the sale to help the children in the photographs go to college.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I hate to harp about an art exhibit, but there's just not a whole lot here. This is a great place to spend 5 minutes, but that's about it. If you're going to Cafe Condesa, check it out, otherwise it's not really worth putting on the itinerary, unless you specifically seek out photography. I wasn't interested in buying anything, so... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

Gallery had some wonderful photos. The Gallery is very small but worth 5 or 10 minutes if you like interesting photos

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

After dining at the Cafe Condesa, I stopped by at this small gallery and admired their exhibits. I did not buy anything, but if you're into arts and pictures, do drop by and see it for yourself. Enjoy!

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Plattsburgh, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Although it's just a tiny gallery within Café Condesa, it's well worth a stop to see very high quality photos of indigenous Guatemalan children. Large prints are framed and mounted on the walls while smaller prints are also available. It would be very difficult to pick out my favorite. The photographer has been able to capture the essence of childhood... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Cute gallery in downtown Antigua, a good stop if you're walking by. This is not a time consuming stop, it is small and quick to get through.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2012

This gallery is a must see...just outside one of the main artisan stores in Antigua very close to the Arch. It is next to Frida's restaurant, another of our fave places. Jon Kaplan's photos are captivating...just beautiful pieces of art. It is Guatemala's first and only photography gallery. On the evening we visited we were greeted by Gaspar, who was... More 

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WorldTravelerJJ, Owner at El Fotografo, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We have moved to a new location just inside the building with Cafe Condesa, right on the Park Central. Come by next time you are in Antigua. Browsers are always welcome. Jon More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2012 via mobile

I really enjoy photography as an art form, so was pleased to spot El Fotografo whilst exploring Antigua City. The work is beautiful and the children's faces just a joy - I bought two small prints. The staff were very helpful and some of them are the grown up versions of the children in the photos whcih is nice. Whilst... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2012

This store has an amazing collection of photographs taken of people, mostly children, all around Guatemala. The pictures are filled with emotion and are a joy to see. Worth a stop, even if just to look.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2012

This place is amazing, from photographs to the various staff members we've interacted with both times we visited Antigua. As photographers ourselves we were highly impressed with the composition and quality of the images and can really appreciate the fact that film was used. The staff is very friendly, knowledgeable and just a pleasure to converse with. Fun fact: we... More 

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