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Hoi An Photo Day Tours & Workshop

42 Phan Boi Chau, Hoi An, Vietnam
+84 90 567 18 98
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Good experience off the beaten path, lacking in a few spots though

I went on the sunset trip, which takes you by boat to a local farming village nearby - very cool to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Scott S
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See the Vietnamese culture in a different light

An amazing cultural experience spending the afternoon taking photos of the Vietnamese countryside... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Adam W
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Hoi An Photo tour is now strong of over 8 years of experience. For the ones who wish to capture the real Vietnam in non touristy areas and/or learn more about photography, this tour is made for you. Led by a professional photographer, the tour takes you to villages where no other tourists can be seen. The tour includes a photography workshop to learn about all your camera settings, and a composition workshop to work on one's creativity. Capture an amazing sunrise in a fishing village, or rice farmers at sunset, Hoi An Photo Tour is the best way to get a very close up view on Vietnam!Get your best photos of Vietnam and improve your photography skills!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
42 Phan Boi Chau, Hoi An, Vietnam
+84 90 567 18 98

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on the sunset trip, which takes you by boat to a local farming village nearby - very cool to see. Etienne certainly knows his way around here and where to go for good travel people shots. He's very good at chatting up the...More

Thank Scott S
Hoi-an-photo-tour, Owner at Hoi An Photo Day Tours & Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Scott for the feedback, and I understand your feeling. First, about the feedback, I do my best when I can to try and give people feedback on their pictures but I also have to lead the group. That means staying in front and leading...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing cultural experience spending the afternoon taking photos of the Vietnamese countryside and its people. On the sunset tour you take a boat ride to Thanh Ha village where you meet the locals and get to practice your photography as the locals go about...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I found out about Hoi An Photo Tours & Walks on Facebook and contacted Etienne before we got to Vietnam. He was very quick in responding. Etienne send me another confirmation just the day before our tour date, to let us know that we will...More

Thank christin302
Reviewed 10 May 2017

10 mins of fast paced instruction on the boat to the village. No follow up ,no critique. Ended half hour early no instruction for night photography...except for a 2 min get your settings ?????? Not what i expected.i wanted to learn how to use my...More

Thank shardyYorkWA
Hoi-an-photo-tour, Owner at Hoi An Photo Day Tours & Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Linda, thanks for writing an honest review. As you know very well, we finished the tour 30 minutes too early as we got caught up in the rain in the village and could not continue to take photos in this situation. People who usually have...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Of all stupid things I have ever done – this must be the worst. My alarm clock rings at 4.30. At 4.45 I am ready in the hotel lobby for a tour. Hoi An Photo Tours start this early to capture the morning light. 12...More

1  Thank henningn
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The 3 day Hoi An workshop brought a good balance of technical and artistic guidance with emphasis on ethics of travel and street photography, in a superb country with rich culture and friendly people. "It's not about pointing and shooting what we think is interesting,...More

Thank Patrick_Skyfilms
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Over the last two days I participated in the Sunset and Sunrise photo tours. Etienne is a friendly and talented photographer who will assist you with settings and explanations if you need the help. Otherwise, for experienced photographers he is a great asset to take...More

Thank The_Canadian_Drifter
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I took the sunrise tour which took in the fishing port, fish steamers, fish sauce factory and local home - all providing brilliant photo opportunities. Collected from my hotel I joined a small group in the minibus and we headed across the bridge for a...More

Thank cheshirepaul2015
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Two of us booked the sunrise photo tour on a Sunday afternoon and on Monday morning we got up at 5am and they never showed up. Our hostel called them later and they just said that they forgot.More

Thank Conor P
Hoi-an-photo-tour, Owner at Hoi An Photo Day Tours & Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hello Conor, I am very sorry to hear that you were not picked up by the tour you booked in but obviously, you didn't book my tour. I was away in Kuala Lumpur until Monday afternoon, as you can see on the home page of...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

'Sunrise with the fishermen' was my favourite photography tour in Vietnam. Very interesting subjects and our guide Etienne has worked hard to build a network of contacts that gave us incredible access to some the behind-the-scenes families and businesses near the fishing port. A must-do...More

Thank Hilton L
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I love the sound of these tours but not a photographer. Are there similar tours
30 May 2017|
Response from RobHappyBuddha | Reviewed this property |
Seriously this is the tour for you. I fancy myself as a photographer but certainly am not.m I didn't even know how to use my camera before I went. If you don't have a camera take your phone and he will show you how to use... More
Michelle S
Hi, I,m a photo realistic portrait artist, my art is large scale. I,m looking at visiting Vietnam to take photos of people and children's faces, close up. I was wondering if this photo tour would be appropriate for the photos I,m looking for.
20 June 2015|
Response from trucnguyendn |
You should look for Hoi An Photosafari will be held this year from 5-9th August 2015 You can take part in this phototour in August in Hoi An. Hope you will have a great time in Vietnam
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