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Venice Photography Walking Tour with Private Guide

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Veneto, Italy
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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Take an artistic approach to Venice with this private photography walking tour. Whether you’re a novice or expert photographer, you’ll find endless opportunities for the perfect shot as you explore Venice’s picturesque streets, squares and canals. A professional photographer guide will lead you on a 3-hour walking tour of magnificent landmarks and hidden backstreets, giving you tips on lighting and composition along the way. Bring your camera or smartphone and leave Venice with a collection of beautiful, print-worthy images to memorialize your holiday.
  • Daytime or sunset photography walking tour of Venice with a professional photographer guide
  • Visit St Mark’s Square and lesser-known districts to record their unique atmosphere and beauty
  • Take shots of the bustling Mercerie district and colorful Rialto markets on the daytime tour
  • Capture the Bridge of Sighs, Venice Lagoon and other twilit landmarks on the sunset tour
  • Learn about composition, lighting and reportage-style photography, plus inspiring tips
  • Improve your photography skills, whether you’re a beginner or old hand
  • Enjoy the undivided attention of a guide on a private tour
With historic palazzos, magnificent Gothic cathedrals and reflective canals, Venice is a photographer’s paradise. Capture this amazing atmosphere with the expert guidance of a local professional photographer. All experience levels and types of photographic equipment are welcome, from smartphones to advanced digital and SLR cameras. Choose from a 3-hour daytime or sunset tour, and list any special interests or requests at the time of booking so your guide can customize your experience. On all tours, learn photography tips and tricks suited to your experience level so you can leave Venice with an amazing collection of photos you’ll be proud to print and frame.

Day in the Life of Venice Daytime Tour 

Explore Venice’s bustling public squares and quieter side streets and canals during the daylight hours. Stop at the historic open-air Rialto Market and the Mercerie shopping district for great shots of colorful stalls and bustling market activity. Learn tips from your guide on photographing people respectfully and skillfully to capture their movement and expressions. You’ll also visit St Mark’s Square and learn how to frame its magnificent landmarks in unique and eye-catching ways.

Sunset Tour 

Meet your guide just before dusk and discover amazing photographic opportunities as the sun drops and Venice is bathed in the changing hues of twilight. Visit many of the locations on the daytime tour, plus spots ideal for capturing the golden light of sunset. As darkness falls, try your hand at capturing the glow of city lights reflected in the canals and the illuminated architectural masterpieces of St Mark’s Square.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Piazza San Marco
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Mercati di Rialto
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Experience Paris - Guided City Tour
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Laguna di Venezia
Admission Ticket Free
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the maximum group size during Venice Photography Walking Tour with Private Guide?
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This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

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  • "The evening tour is the one to take as sunset is close to 9pm and is a great time of day for photos." See review
  • "If you want a small group, hands on experience, this is for you." See review
  • "Highly recommend if you get the opportunity - it is well worth your time 3 hours and expense." See review

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OperabuffCarmel_Ca_
, Sep 2019
It is a special experience to have a personal guide who is a native Venetian. Vinicio, who was delightful & knowledgeable, not only helped me with photo tips on perspective, light, telling a story, etc., but gave me a real insight into daily life in Venice. It was my 5th visit to this beautiful city, but I saw neighborhoods I had never seen before!
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We love Mario. He's a fantastic...
Geoff
, Aug 2018
We love Mario. He's a fantastic photography instructor.
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Vinicio is an excellent photography...
Norbert P
, Jul 2018
Vinicio is an excellent photography and a great tour guide. In addition to helping me with learning the functions of my camera and using manual settings, he provided a real taste of what life is like in Venice for the people that live there. I really enjoyed our conversation and took some very excellent photos. I highly recommend the twilight tour!
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Great!
Susan W
, Jul 2018
Vinicio was a great teacher and seemed to know just where to start with these beginners. He was patient and easygoing and made it very enjoyable. Thank you!
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The back streets of Venice
rstephens91737
, Jul 2018
Especially in the summer months or when the cruise ships arrive, Venice is known to be crowded with tourists which makes getting into popular places, or even photographing them difficult. Unless you want photos of people standing in front of the best sights taking selfies. We signed up for this photography walking tour with the hope the guide could show us the best spots to get pictures away from the crowds and give us a hands on experience. Our expectations were exceeded. Vin took us away from the crowded central part of Venice showing us the back streets and canals where the people live. While giving basic photography tips such as composition and camera settings, he told stories of how the city evolved and what it is like to live in the city. If you want a small group, hands on experience, this is for you. Lots of walking is involved over the three hours. This one tour will net you the 10,000 steps you seek.
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Thank you Vinny- we loved walking...
Sandra P
, Oct 2017
Thank you Vinny- we loved walking around Veice with you and seeing those sites that most tourists do not experience. Vinny's advice on photography has helped us to take better photos and to be more aware of the light and composition of the shot. A fantastic tour.
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Excellent, makes you see Venice...
ELENA F
, Oct 2017
Excellent, makes you see Venice beyond the tourist hordes... Vinicio is a very talented and experienced photographer, with an international background. He knows Venice inside out and will take you to the less known neighborhoods, will also share with you good gourmet addresses. Highly recommended for all those interested in photography.
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Great experience to explore the hidden...
Charmaine C
, Oct 2017
Great experience to explore the hidden areas of Venice!
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We had such an incredible experience...
Kim M
, Sep 2017
We had such an incredible experience with the photography walking tour. We were so appreciative of the opportunity to have a personal guide take us around and find the hidden gems of Venice. My daughter is an aspiring photographer so this experience enabled her to learn first hand how to capture the heart of the city and make the emotional connection to the locals. Highly recommend if you get the opportunity - it is well worth your time 3 hours and expense.
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We stayed only overnight and Venice...
Nelia
, Sep 2017
We stayed only overnight and Venice is the first stop in our trip. We are glad we booked this tour because we were able to walk to areas we were not able to see during my first visit in Venice years back. And we got good tips which we were able to use all througout our trip. My friends and I have different cameras which we were able to familiarise ourselves. We also learned how to adjust lights for sunset and night lights. Vini is very accommodating. He answered our queries patiently even if our queries are not about photography like where to eat etc. He is also very kind to pick us up at the hotel. I love this tour because my little knowledge in photography learned thru lectures were applied in practice. Thanks a lot Vini.

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