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  • Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration:  Varies

Confused by all the dials and menus of your camera? Would you like to get away from "auto" and learn to use all the features of your camera when you travel? This Washington DC photography workshop provides tips on architectural and travel photography, outdoor portraiture, and interior photography without flash by professional photographer E. David Luria., while taking you to the most popular monuments and historic buildings in Washington DC.


  • Choose from a half day or full day photographic tour of Washington DC
  • Gain instant feedback from a professional photographer as you take pictures
  • Get a 45-minute orientation on camera use and general photography
  • Explore the monuments and memorials on foot

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This is a cool opportunity to learn about composition and camera settings from a professional photographer. You can take pictures of attractions including the Lincoln Memorial, the Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial and the stained-glass windows of the Washington National Cathedral.

What You Can Expect

Washington DC Photo Safari: Monuments and Memorials Tour

Learn how to take amazing photos!

Morning Photographic Sights
  • The White House
  • Lafayette Park
  • The Albert Einstein Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Vietnam Memorial
  • Union Station
Afternoon Photographic Sights
In the afternoon, you will drive to colorful and architecturally diverse Adams-Morgan neighborhood, then to the magnificent Washington National Cathedral (one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture anywhere in the USA). Here, you will learn how to photograph stained glass windows and church interiors and exteriors. Finally, you will end up at the Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial across the Potomac in Arlington VA, with its extraordinary postcard view of the monuments in Washington DC. Your tour ends with a real "piece de resistance", photographing the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the Capitol all aligned neatly in your viewfinder and shining in the afternoon sun.

This tour has a special appeal to people who love to take pictures but are hesitant to go out on their own and prefer the safety of a small (7-8 persons) group under the guidance of a professional photographer.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

David, our tour guide and teacher, was excellent. I learned a lot about photography and we saw the sites as well. If you want to improve your enjoyment of your camera - this is a tour for you.



5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2008

My photo safari was beyond wonderful. I was looking forward to this tour so much and it was even better than I anticipated. The guide made the tour very interesting and informative and I learned photo techniques that I will use for the rest of my life.
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