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American Photo Safari

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Address: 1000 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2708
Phone Number: +1 504-298-8876
09:00 - 12:00
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Wed - Mon 09:00 - 12:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

What happens when you combine a sightseeing tour with a photography class?...

What happens when you combine a sightseeing tour with a photography class? American Photo Safari! Grab your camera, put on your walking shoes and join us for a fun and informative three hour photography workshop in New Orleans. Learn secrets for taking great photos from local, professional photographers. Perfect for beginners! Explore the historic French Quarter or the Garden District with an insider. No more boring snapshots!

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Best tour ever!

My boyfriend and I found out about this tour on our last day. The tour has already started when I called in. The gentleman who answered the phone was super helpful and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Alex Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I found out about this tour on our last day. The tour has already started when I called in. The gentleman who answered the phone was super helpful and professional. After learning that we are leaving soon, he called the instructor Natasha and helped us to set up a tour outside their regular business hour. What an... More 

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Myrtle Beach, SC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the time and money. Our guide Natasha had some great photo tips and a fun way to look at the area. Learned a lot about the Quarter and enjoyed the walk. Will do other trips with this group. By the way, we had all levels of experience and Natasha was able to help all with their shots and... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was lucky enough to have Natasha lead this tour. She took me through the basics, increasing my understanding of my camera functions while introducing me to some amazing photographs of the French Quarter. This was a great way to explore the area while learning from someone that obviously enjoys what she does. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone looking... More 

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San Marino, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group of 7-8 persons, which included 2 young children with point-and-shoot cameras, with adults who ranged from beginners to intermediates. Natasha was our guide and she was great. She gave individualized attention to all of us and handed out some very good quick reference photo cards regarding settings, etc. She paid attention to everyone in our diverse... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Terrifically fun and educational. Learned more about my camera as well as French Quarter architecture. The guide was friendly, knowledgeable and pointed out things that will definitely make me a better photographer!

Thank Patricia G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We'll never look at the French Quarter the same way again. Our guide was knowledge and friendly. She knew how to operate a variety of cameras. We walked the Quarter and took pictures of small details that we'd never noticed without her artistic eye.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This was such a great experience! Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and was able to give us so much great info on the area. Plus her photography expertise was really great and she gave us so many good tips for using our camera and seeing things in a different way. This was a wonderful way to spend our Sunday morning... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I took the French Quarter tour and had a very nice time. Natasha was a great guide, she taught me some tricks about my Canon 5D that I never knew about. (She was also well versed in Nikon). More importantly she finally taught me how to use my iPhone camera! The tour took us into the quieter, residential section of... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

What a unique experience I had today on the photo tour with Natasha. She first explained the basics of photography and gave me a "cheat sheet" to refer to. The walk was nice, very informative, and gained new insight on framing, angles, lighting, etc. I have been stuck on my preset camera settings and never until today felt comfortable with... More 

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Libertyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

There were three of us that decided to join up with American Photo Safari for a morning photography walk. Our instructor Natasha was wonderful, experienced, and offered unique artistic perspectives for photography. She knows the French Quarter very well. Our group was interactive. We had perfect weather and covered a lot of ground. We had a great day and would... More 

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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