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Photography Tours

Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 76 033 2343
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Table Mountain photography walk (not strenuous!!)

Wonderful walk with other photography enthusiasts - perfect for newbies or professionals. The walk... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2015
CMRWTF
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Back for Round 2

I liked my first experience with James so much (previous review... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2015
Will F
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Toronto, Canada
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Private Photography Tours Half or Full Day (from R1500 p/person) Scheduled Full Day Photo Tours(from R1500 p/person) Scheduled group walks 4 different routes (6 days a week excluding sunday)
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“great shots” (5 reviews)
“photo spots” (3 reviews)
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+27 76 033 2343
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

Wonderful walk with other photography enthusiasts - perfect for newbies or professionals. The walk is one that can be done in 40 minutes, but the group take 3 hours so it's very easy. (I was a little nervous that i wouldn't be able to keep...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2015

I liked my first experience with James so much (previous review: http://www.tripadvisor.co.za/ShowUserReviews-g312659-d2067164-r190543055-Photography_Tours-Cape_Town_Central_Western_Cape.html#REVIEWS), I wasted no time to reach back out to James as soon as I found out I was going back to Cape Town. This time, my tour was handled by James's colleague, Greg....More

2  Thank Will F
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

I contacted James via email from our cruise ship and he met us at the cruise terminal in Capetown in January 2014. We had asked him for a tour of the scenic areas around the Capetown area. When we met we discovered we both enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

I've started looking for private photography tours when I visit beautiful cities and came across James' site and decided to go for it. He is enthusiastic about what he does, knows it well and shares it well, too. I had a specific area I wanted...More

1  Thank Mohammed B
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

I was in Cape Town for business last week, and had a few extra days to fill. I hired James for two days, and he was great! He took me all over the city, to interesting spots I never would have found on my own....More

1  Thank Rebecca P
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Reviewed 21 March 2015

I spent a great morning with James photographing lots of different subjects. He took great care to make it really interesting for me and to pitch it at the right level, which was much appreciated, and we had lots of fun. Keen photographers would definitely...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2014

I had a wonderful tour in Cape of Good Hope and Cape point with James. Reaaly nice guy, flexible, friendly, amazing photographer. I couldn't ask for more. Great memories.

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Reviewed 20 August 2014

As previous reviewers have said, if you love photography, book a tour with James Gradwell. My daughter and I visited Cape Town for a couple of days in August of 2014 and booked a half day tour with James based upon other tripadvisor reviews, in...More

2  Thank Momplustwo
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PhotographyTours, Owner at Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2014

It was an absolute pleasure, it was great spending time with both of you, glad you had such an amazing trip in Kruger. Hope to see you again some day soon!

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Reviewed 22 May 2014

I spend a full day with James on his "Cape Point Full Day" tour and this was an amazing experience I would happily recommend to anyone. You can tell James is as passionate as he is knowledgable about photography as he is about Cape Town...More

Thank John G
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PhotographyTours, Owner at Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2014

Hi John, it was an absolute pleasure, glad you enjoyed it. Hopefully to see you next time you come back to Cape Town!

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Reviewed 20 May 2014

I am an amateur photographer who picked up the hobby around 5 years ago. I have a 5d mk3 and normally carry around a flash and 3 types of lenses: wide angle, portrait, and long range. On my photo tour with James I was able...More

Thank akiboshi
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PhotographyTours, Owner at Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2014

It was fantastic meeting both of you, it was an absolute pleasure taking you on a photo tour. Hope to see you both again the next time you're back in Africa!

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Henry C
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Response from PhotographyTours | Property representative |
HI Henry, Please email us from our website You will also find under BOOKINGS & RATES our prices and details of a full or half day tour. And many options for itineraries, our most popular been the full day Cape Point tour... More
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